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  • 1 September 2014

    NORCOWE’s yearly offshore wind conference Science Meets Industry Bergen will be held next week in cooperation with Bergen Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Last year’s event that was organized with Arena NOW, was attended by around 90 participants. This year’s event will take place at Hotel Grand Terminus in the center of Bergen on the […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro’s multi-purpose offshore vessel Fugro Symphony will return to the 400MW Rampion offshore wind farm next week to install the remaining inter-array cables at the site located some 13 kilometres off the Sussex coast.

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities

    UK Secretary of State has until Thursday to make a decision regarding the Rampion offshore wind farm project. The Planning Inspectorate issued its recommendation to the Secretary of State on 17 April 2014, after which the government was given three months to make its final say. The wind farm located around 13 kilometers off the […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    General Electric (GE) plans to submit a bid to buy the offshore wind turbine maker Adwen, a 50 -50 joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, this week, according to the French magazine La Lettre de l’Expansion. The magazine did not disclose any further information apart from adding that GE could submit the bid as early […]

  • 28 August 2014

    Next week, Denmark will play a host to Offshore Wind International Business2Business Event 2014, held on 3-4 of September. The first day is reserved for Pre-booked Business2Business meetings. Every attendee can arrange up to 17 meetings lasting 15 minutes each. Participants include companies from a large range of offshore wind countries spanning all levels of […]

  • 28 January 2015

    The second edition of Bilbao Marine Energy Week, southern Europe’s largest marine energy conference, will be held in Bilbao from 20 – 24 April, 2015. The first advance of the programme of presentations shows the main lines of the Offshore Wind Conference and Ocean Energy Conference symposia, as well as the intermediary day’s events, a […]

  • 8 April 2015

    In four weeks’ time All-Energy 2015 will open in its new home, Glasgow’s SECC, with the expectation that up to 7,000 people will visit the exhibitionthe two days (Wednesday 6 – Thursday 7 May). The event gathered some 450 exhibitors from nearly 20 countries while over 440 speakers confirmed to speak in lively debates, discussions […]

  • 27 January 2011

    Time is running out for you to secure your place at Offshore Wind Power, our largest offshore wind event so far with over 200 participants…   (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, January 27, 2011

  • 28 July 2014

    EMEC is exhibiting at the Grand Renewable Energy (GRE) International Conference & Exhibition 2014 in Tokyo, Japan, next week. The GRE Conference is being held jointly with the 2nd Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC). Oliver Wragg (Commercial Director) and Allan Davidson (Director Asia) will be attending the conference. AWTEC focuses on wave and […]

  • 14 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Second Offshore Wind Farm Decommissioning on the Way DONG Energy is preparing to decommission world’s first offshore wind farm, located off Danish island of Lolland. DONG Energy Takes Up Another U.S. Offshore Wind Site DONG Energy has agreed to take over RES Americas Developments Inc.’s newly assigned development project rights for a 1,000MW wind site […]

  • 31 July 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord to Buy Bilfinger’s Offshore Wind Unit Van Oord has reached an agreement on the acquisition of the offshore wind activities of Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems GmbH, a German company active in the engineering, construction and installation of foundations for offshore wind farms. France Approves Two Pilot Floaters The French Environment and Energy […]

  • 30 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Marks 1000th Turbine in Water DONG Energy has become the first company worldwide to have installed 1,000 offshore wind turbines, after recently installing the landmark turbine at the Gode Wind 2 offshore wind farm in German North Sea. DONG Upgrades Tendering System DONG Energy has added a new category covering geotechnical investigation services in […]

  • 3 February 2013

    UK: First Two Siemens 6-MW Wind Turbines Successfully Installed at Gunfleet Sands Together with its partner DONG Energy, Siemens has at the same time pulled off a double pioneering feat: with the very first deployment of the new installation vessel, two Siemens wind turbines of the six-megawatt class complete with rotor star were installed in […]

  • 23 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Elisa Floats Self-Installing Offshore Wind Turbine Researchers gathered around the EU-funded Elisa Project have developed an offshore wind turbine system that can be completely pre-assembled and pre-commissioned in controlled harbour conditions. The Big League Offering Lowest Offshore Wind Prices (Interview with Vattenfall) When you are talking with people working in real estate, there is a […]

  • 10 August 2014

    VIDEO: Installation of Borkum Riffgrund Foundations Last week, all 77 monopile foundations were installed at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in the German North Sea. Ballast Nedam to Install Amrumbank West Monopiles Ballast Nedam has signed a contract for the installation of monopiles at the German Amrumbank West offshore wind farm with E.ON. […]

  • 25 January 2015

    DEME’s order of the Living Stone, a new multi-purpose vessel to be delivered in 2017, was the most read news on Offshore WIND this week. Check out this and other popular news in our weekly review:  DEME Orders New Multi-Purpose Vessel DEME has ordered another vessel serving the offshore energy market. Vattenfall Seeking Personnel for Sandbank Marine […]

  • 22 February 2015

    Our interview with MHI’s Tadashi Asahina was the most read article on Offshore WIND this week. Nevertheless, there were other big news in the last seven days that made it to our top five weekly list: Exclusive: MHI Denies Ditching SeaAngel Following recent media writings about Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) canceling further development and giving […]

  • 10 January 2016

    Hornsea One Onshore Construction to Kick Off Onshore works for the Hornsea Project One wind farm are scheduled to start this month with the construction of an onshore substation at North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire. E.ON Splits Its Business Operations As announced earlier, E.ON separated its operations from Uniper’s effective 1 January, 2016. Ulstein Welcomes First […]

  • 14 January 2018

    We bring you the most popular offshore wind news for the week behind us.

  • 10 November 2013

    VIDEO: Boskalis in West of Duddon Sands Project  In September, the first turbine was installed at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the East Irish Sea, approximately 14 km from the nearest coast on Walney Island, Cumbria. Record-Breaking Year for UK Offshore Wind  The offshore wind industry has enjoyed a record breaking […]

  • 27 April 2014

    Dong Reviews Its Offshore Wind Plans for Germany Faced with reduced funds for German offshore wind energy, Dong Energy has been revising its plans in Germany, with a possibility of scaling them back, writes the German manager magazin online edition. Photo of the Day: Siemens’ Offshore Wind Infographic Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Siemens’ […]

  • 27 January 2013

    Alstom Launches Construction of Its Plants in Saint-Nazaire, France Alstom CEO, Patrick Kron, and Alstom Renewable Power President, Jérôme Pécresse, accompanied Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, in Saint-Nazaire, when he officially launched construction works of Alstom’s first two offshore wind turbine factories on Monday 21 January.   Spain: SUPRAPOWER Offshore Wind Turbine on Its Way SUPRAPOWER […]

  • 24 March 2013

    Germany: Meerwind Offshore Wind Farm Still on Track for Q3 2013 Completion Construction progress at Meerwind continues at a rapid pace for main installation contractor Seajacks.   Sweden: Vattenfall to Cut Costs, 2,500 Employees to Lose Their Jobs Approximately 2,500 employees might leave the company when Vattenfall has to cut costs by SEK 3 billion […]

  • 24 November 2013

    The Netherlands: Damen Unveils Walk to Work Vessel Damen Shipyards has unveiled a completely new Wind Farm Service Vessel (WSV) to support and accommodate turbine maintenance crews at sea and allow them to ‘Walk-to-Work’. DONG Energy to Build Gode Wind 1, 2 Offshore Wind Farms (Germany) DONG Energy has decided to build the offshore wind […]

  • 24 May 2015

    Siemens Installs 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype The new Siemens offshore flagship wind turbine of the type SWT-7.0-154 has now been installed as a prototype. E.ON Confirms Investment Decision for EUR 1.9 Bln Rampion OWF Today, E.ON confirmed the investment decision for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. The total investment is approximately […]

  • 25 August 2013

    Floating Gyro-Stabilized VAWT to Be Tested in Norway (VIDEO) A model of a floating gyro stabilized Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) for offshore and near-shore applications, which is called Gwind, will be tested in the harbor of Stavanger this autumn, according to the Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE). AREVA, Windreich Sign Cooperation Contract […]