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21 May 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

Rhode Island is struggling with a decision to allow Deepwater Wind LLC to build and operate offshore wind power plants. The State's Public... [mappress] Source: thestreet, May 20, 2010;

20 May 2010

The Bonfiglioli Group is pleased to announce that its yaw and pitch drives are among the cutting-edge products included in Germany’s “Alpha Ventus” offshore wind farm, the country’s first. Located in 30 meter (32 yards) waters, 45 kilometers (28 miles) off the German island of Borkum in the North Sea, the wind park features 12 […]

20 May 2010

BOWind has awarded the survey inspection and remedial works contract for the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm export cable to subsea cable specialists, Offshore Marine Management (OMM). OMM has also been awarded the cable surveys contract for Burbo Bank by developer DONG Energy. The Barrow work will include the subsea inspection of the entire 27km export […]

19 May 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

Ambitious plans for the development of offshore wind energy projects in Scotland took a significant step forward today. The Scottish Government launched a 12 week consultation detailing draft plans to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and realise Scotland's multi-billion pound potential in renewables. The Strategic Environmental Assessment and Development Plan for Offshore Wind sets out […]

17 May 2010 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Handling over 150 complete wind turbines units in the last five years, the operator of one of Scotland’s premier deepwater ports, Cromarty... [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, May 17, 2010;

14 May 2010 Authorities

Compared to dry land, where there is limited space that can be used for wind farms, Taiwan's surrounding waters are an ideal environment for... [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, May 14, 2010;

10 May 2010 Business & Finance

Allianz Global's insurance expert, Robert Maurer, gave some interesting insight into offshore wind energy project risks. Usually, offshore projects are watched and assessed from the technical or economical point of view, but we thought it would be interesting to cite this article as a different way of looking at offshore wind. First off, the difference […]

10 May 2010 Business & Finance

SGS is one of more than 100 exhibitors at RenewableUK's (formerly known as British Wind Energy Association, BWEA) annual offshore wind energy event. The RenewableUK Offshore Wind 2010 conference and exhibition will take place on June 29-30, 2010 at the Arena & Convention Centre in Liverpool, United Kingdom. SGS Renewable Energy Services will be exhibiting […]

10 May 2010 Authorities

Not too long ago, just days after Jefferson County legislators approved a sweetheart payment in lieu of taxes deal for the Galloo Island... [mappress] Source: watertowndailytimes, May 09, 2010;

9 May 2010

A new system was proposed to harness energy from marine currents, with a capacity ranging between 2 and 10 MW, specifically designed to overcome the traditional difficulties of maintenance and repair at sea. TidalStream is developing a low cost buoyancy-controlled platform that can provide up to 10 MW from a single installation, float-out deployment, and […]

6 May 2010 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

That could change.

4 May 2010 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted offshore wind energy projects being constructed in Europe: "By offering generous incentives, the U.K. already has built more offshore wind power than any other nation. Now it is planning a wave of vast new wind farms, in some of Europe's stormiest waters." The construction of offshore wind energy […]

28 April 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

The ex-Kingstonians planning to erect 60 to 90 wind turbines west of Wolfe Island in the waters of Lake Ontario have pegged the price of the   [mappress] Source: thewhig, April 28, 2010;

27 April 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Today, Federal Environment Minister Dr. Norbert Röttgen together with Chief Executive Officers Dr. Werner Brinker of EWE, Dr. Wulf Bernotat of E.ON and Tuomo Hatakka of Vattenfall Europe are commissioning Germany's first offshore wind farm during a ceremony in Norddeich. Alpha ventus is the first open sea wind farm of its kind in Germany's territorial […]

26 April 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Training & Education

Hamburg-based manufacturer expects strong growth in the offshore wind energy sector, particularly in Europe. Six REpower wind turbines in test field Alpha Ventus already successfully taken into operation in mid-April. REpower tests for wind power expansion in Alpha Ventus Start-up celebration for offshore test field Alpha Ventus – REpower tests scenarios for wind power capacity […]

21 April 2010 Business & Finance

The world’s largest offshore wind power farm is under construction off England in the North Sea, but it won’t hold the title for long, as a Swedish developer plans a much larger wind farm further offshore in deeper waters, the Wall Street Journal reported. Because there is little room in its crowded countryside for sprawling […]

20 April 2010 Environment

Wind turbines off the Scarborough Bluffs could kill birds, foul the water, wreck the waterfront and damage human health, a stream of...   [mappress] Source: torontosun, April 19, 2010;

20 April 2010 Business & Finance

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A bipartisan group of five U.S. Senators introduced legislation today that would spur research on potential offshore wind projects, expand incentives for offshore wind development, and require the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a comprehensive roadmap for the deployment of offshore wind.

19 April 2010 Wind Farm Update

Give birth to our nation’s dreams of clean, plentiful electricity from the wind here, in the offshore waters of Saginaw Bay.

7 April 2010

Registered seminar participants work at the following companies: * Companies displaying in the Product Display Area 3SUN Managing Director A2SEA Sales Manager Abis Shipping Company BV Director ABS Europe - Rotterdam Country Manager - The Netherlands ABT/ Antwerp Bulk Terminal Project Manager Accenture Partner Resources - Gas & Utilities Acta Marine Managing Director AG Reederei […]

7 April 2010

The construction of offshore wind turbines south of Kingsville could threaten the safety of drinking water for 60,000 people, says Union...   [mappress] Source: wind-watch, April 03, 2010;

7 April 2010

Siemens Energy has been contracted by EWE AG and ENOVA GmbH & Co KG to supply 30 wind turbines for the Riffgat wind farm in the North Sea. With a total installed capacity of 108 megawatts (MW) the wind farm will supply approximately 100,000 German households with ecofriendly electricity starting in late 2012. Siemens has […]

30 March 2010

The wind farm developer PNE WIND AG (ISIN: DE000A0JBPG2) has today published the certified figures for the past year together with the 2009 business report. According to IFRS accounting principles the company has generated an annual result of 10.1 million euros. Unlike the previous year’s amount of 17.1 million euros, the result for the business […]

29 March 2010 Wind Farm Update

Yesterday the BARD-jack-up-barge "Wind Lift I" reached the installation site of BARD Offshore 1, the first commercial wind farm in the German North Sea. The Windlift I left the Emden harbour in the late evening of  March 27th. to set for the project site, located about 100 km northwest of the island of Borkum where […]

29 March 2010 Technology

Siemens Energy is to build a new production plant for offshore wind turbines in the UK. With the new plant Siemens wants to meet the growing demand for wind turbines for British offshore projects. As world market leader in the offshore sector Siemens has already successfully implemented eleven projects with a combined capacity in excess […]