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5 July 2010 Technology

Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has been awarded a major contract by Lincs Wind Farm Limited to supply the medium voltage submarine array cables and associated accessories for the 270 MW Lincs offshore wind farm to be constructed off the east coast of England. The order further extends Nexans’ involvement in the […]

5 July 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance
2 July 2010 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ruukki has agreed with the Norwegian company Aker Verdal AS on the delivery of steel structures for the Nordsee Ost wind farm project to be built offshore from Germany in the North Sea. Steel structure deliveries for the jacket foundations of offshore wind turbines are a new entry for Ruukki. Offshore wind turbine towers are […]

1 July 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

The US Department of the Interior and Department of Energy plan to increase offshore renewable energy development together, under a formal agreement signed Tuesday. Interior and the DOE would develop "attainable" goals for constructing renewable energy projects on the US Outer Continental Shelf, determine how to streamline federal and state approval processes and identify areas […]

30 June 2010 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

Siemens has been awarded a major order with Lincs Wind Farm Ltd to implement the grid connection for the Lincs offshore wind farm. The order volume for the grid connection is GBP101 million (approximately EUR120 million). Siemens Energy announced in December it is also supplying 75 of its high-performance 3.6 megawatts (MW) wind turbines for […]

30 June 2010 Business & Finance, Technology

Business prospects in the Energy Sector of Siemens AG have improved. “There are signs of an upturn in sections of the market for infrastructure in the field of energy technology. Our customers are again increasing their investments in new projects and placing orders. The number of invitations to tender, for which we have submitted bids, […]

28 June 2010 Business & Finance, R&D

The oil spill is not just a national disaster, it is also a sign that the US and rest of the world needs to end their dependence on fossil... Jasmine Greene (care2) [mappress] Source: care2, June 28, 2010;

25 June 2010 Technology

A US start-up has designed a wind turbine combined with a gas-driven turbo motor that can be used to turn the turbine when the wind is not...   [mappress] Source: irishtimes, June 25, 2010;

22 June 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced $25 million to accelerate development of the state’s Wind Technology Testing Center (WTTC), in... Joshua Philipp [mappress] Source: theepochtimes, June 22, 2010;

22 June 2010 Authorities, R&D

The chosen location is the northern part of Blexer Bogen, a bend in the River Weser. Following a meeting of the Senate in Bremerhaven, the Senator for Economic Affairs and Ports, was simultaneously asked to initiate the relevant approval proceedings. Senator Martin Günthner said: "The Senate has issued an unmistakable signal: we intend to provide […]

22 June 2010 Wind Farm Update

Siemens Energy has secured an order from DONG Energy to supply 111 wind turbines for what will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind power plant. The 400 megawatts (MW) Anholt Offshore Wind Farm will feature a capacity almost twice that of Horns Rev 2, currently the world’s largest offshore wind farm in operation at 209 MW. […]

22 June 2010 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Earlier today, the Danish Energy Agency awarded DONG Energy the concession to build the next major offshore wind farm in Denmark off the Danish island of Anholt in the Kattegat. The construction of the wind farm will represent a total investment of approximately DKK 10 billion. With a capacity of 400 MW, the wind farm […]

21 June 2010 Business & Finance, Technology

Lamprell Energy Ltd., the UAE’s leading provider of specialist engineering services to the international Oil & Gas and renewable energy sector, is pleased to announce a recent award from Seajacks 3 Ltd. The Engineering, Procurement & Construction contract is valued at US$ 129.0 million and is for the design, construction and delivery of a Gusto […]

18 June 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Raymarine’s premier navigation system, the G Series, has been chosen for installation on a 20 metre Alicat workboat, to be used as a support...   [mappress] Source: bymnews, June 18, 2010;

18 June 2010 Business & Finance, Technology

Lamprell , a leading provider of specialist engineering services to the international oil & gas and renewables industry, is pleased to announce that it has received a US$ 129.0 million new contract award from Seajacks 3 LTD (“Seajacks”). New contract awards Lamprell is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a significant contract from […]

18 June 2010 Business & Finance

ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall, the developers of the East Anglia offshore windfarm zone, have awarded local company, Gardline Hydro from Great Yarmouth, a multi million pound contract to conduct seabed surveys on the first section of the site. Gardline Hydro will complete extensive geo-physical surveys of one section of the development site and correlate crucial […]

17 June 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

Massachusetts utility regulators are holding the first of three public hearings on National Grid's deal to buy power from the Cape Wind...   [mappress] Source: boston, June 17, 2010;

16 June 2010 Business & Finance

Istanbul/Bonn (WWEA) – On the occasion of the 9th World Wind Energy Conference 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey, the Board of the World Wind Energy Association has decided to give the World Wind Energy Award 2010 to the Founding Member States of the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA and hand it over to IRENA’s Interim Director […]

16 June 2010 Operations & Maintenance

The systems installed at the Thornton Bank wind farm achieve outstanding levels of power output and technical availability. REpower turbines at the alpha ventus test site reach positive performance levels as well Almost one year after final commissioning of the Thornton Bank wind farm in Belgium, REpower Systems AG (WKN 617703) is in a positive […]

15 June 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Today, Danish energy company DONG Energy inaugurates its latest British offshore wind farm, Gunfleet Sands. The wind farm, located in the Thames Estuary off the Essex coast, will supply green power corresponding to the annual power consumption of some 125,000 British households. Thus, Gunfleet Sands will contribute significantly to the British ambition of markedly increasing […]

15 June 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Chinese companies assembling parts of wind turbines and solar panels will use Ostend as a hub for dispatching their products. It is hoped... [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, June 14, 2010;

11 June 2010 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Order worth more than EUR500 million for the consortium A consortium of Siemens Energy and Prysmian Powerlink has received an order worth more than EUR500 million from the German transmission grid company transpower. The BorWin2 offshore consortium will connect two North Sea offshore wind farms to the grid on behalf of transpower, a subsidiary of […]

11 June 2010

Seasoned renewable industry experts Eric Briar and Toby Mead, both ex-Metoc plc, are set to join SeaRoc, the marine and offshore engineering experts within the Natural Power group of companies. Briar will take the newly formed Chief Operating Officer role building on the successes of former CEO Peter Hodgetts, whilst Mead joins as Head of […]

10 June 2010 Technology, Training & Education

A one day course for industry professionals who wish to acquire a comprehensive overview of the subject and have the latest technology and issues clearly explained. Grid connections, technical issues and administrative processes are covered, including grid code compliance. Course Background For several years Garrad Hassan has been running training courses on Wind Farm Electrical […]

10 June 2010 Authorities

More than a dozen people gathered outside the Erie County Courthouse Wednesday to show their support for a proposal to build a massive ten...   [mappress] Source: buffalo, June 09, 2010;

10 June 2010 Wind Farm Update

EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH and Siemens Energy have today signed a contract for the supply of 80 wind turbines each with a capacity of 3.6 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 120 meters for the offshore wind farm EnBW Baltic 2. The order, which represents an investment volume in the triple-digit million range, marks […]