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  • 25 June 2018
    Environment, R&D

    APEM has commenced aerial wildlife surveys at Ørsted’s 573MW Race Bank wind farm located offshore North Norfolk in the UK.

  • 12 September 2018
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    APEM’s digital aerial surveys have finished gathering data on marine wildlife for the Moray East offshore wind project off the coast of Scotland.

  • 10 August 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed the first of three years of data collection via aerial surveys of birds and marine mammals in the state’s offshore wind area.

  • 19 October 2018
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Monthly surveys of offshore wildlife in the proposed Empire Wind offshore wind farm area off the coast of New York state have passed the half-way point.

  • 6 August 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Wildlife surveys by HiDef Aerial Surveying played a crucial role in yesterday’s granting of permission to build the UK’s largest offshore wind farm almost 100 miles into the North Sea, the survey company said. HiDef began extensive aerial surveying of marine mammals and birds across almost 3,500 square miles of the Dogger Bank in 2009. During […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Environment, R&D

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), announced today that it is awarding contracts to the New England Aquarium and the College of Staten Island to collect migratory and habitat usage data on marine wildlife to help the Commonwealth and federal agencies evaluate sites […]

  • 7 June 2016
    R&D, Technology

    HiDef today informed that its bespoke ultra-high resolution digital video aerial technology had been confirmed as the standard bearer for offshore wildlife surveys by academics from the University of Kiel. The study, published in May, has highlighted the effectiveness of HiDef’s technology, with a direct comparison to two still camera platforms. The study reports on the findings […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has selected HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited to undertake ultra-high resolution digital video aerial surveys for birds and marine megafauna across the Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm.  The Hornsea Zone is located adjacent to the River Humber, approximately 200 kilometres south of Newcastle and 75 kilometres north of The Wash. Hornsea Project Three is the latest […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    UK environmental consultancy APEM has completed offshore wildlife surveys for the proposed East Anglia ONE North and TWO wind farms, photographing a combined area of over 1,000 square kilometres.

  • 6 November 2017
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    APEM will carry out ultra-high resolution aerial digital surveys of offshore wildlife off the coast of North and South Carolina on behalf of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).

  • 3 November 2011

    Companies developing marine renewable energy are to gather in Battleby near Perth (Thursday 3 November) – not in conflict but in collaboration to share ideas and experiences relating to off shore wind, wave and tidal energy development. Hosted by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Marine Scotland, the event, is part of SNH’s Sharing Good Practice […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited has completed a merger with German environmental consultancy, BioConsult. The partnership gives HiDef access to BioConsult’s pool of over thirty environment scientists, marine biologists, ornithologists and statisticians. The link between BioConsult SH and HiDef was established in 2013, when BioConsult SH became the first European Licensee for HiDef’s bespoke digital aerial […]

  • 24 December 2013
    R&D

    As part of the Patrick Administration’s efforts to support the development of an offshore wind industry hub in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has announced the preliminary results of a multi-year study of marine wildlife and launched an effort to study the logistics of interconnecting offshore wind to the New England power grid. […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Authorities

    The REA praised the Government’s East Marine Plans, approved by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson and published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The Inshore and Offshore East Marine Plans are the first two of 11 Marine Plans the Government intends to complete by 2021. These will eventually set planning guidance for sustainable development in all […]

  • 9 December 2016
    R&D

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed the first two phases of a digital aerial survey of offshore wildlife off the Long Island coast. The survey is part of New York’s plan to advance the development of offshore wind along the state’s coastline. Regional-scale baseline information on seasonal wildlife distribution, abundance and movement […]

  • 12 December 2016
    R&D

    Following the announcement by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) that the first two phases of a digital aerial survey of offshore wildlife off the Long Island coast have been completed, APEM and Normandeau Associates released details of the project they are carrying out on behalf of NYSERDA.  APEM is conducting the surveys and […]

  • 29 September 2015
    R&D

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) have added environmental consultancy to their range of services by providing Marine Mammal Observers (MMOs). On two occasions, MMOs were supplied during geophysical surveys in the North Sea to minimise the potential negative impacts on marine wildlife. MMOs are responsible for implementing mitigation measures for the protection of marine wildlife […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is seeking comments on a draft plan to measure wind speed and ocean waves at the federal ocean site off the coast of Long Island on which it plans to bid on 15 December, 2016 alongside thirteen other applicants. The draft plan, called MetOcean, calls for […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Environment

    Ten new digital aerial bird and marine mammal surveys will be delivered by APEM for offshore windfarms in the German North Sea over the next year. The surveys will take place between February 2015 and March 2016 in order to report the abundance and distribution of seabirds and marine mammals at different times of the […]

  • 25 July 2011

    Best practices for creating wind developments in the Great Lakes region are identified in a report that’s been in the making for more than a year and was just released earlier this week. The Great Lakes Wind Collaborative (GLWC) — which is a public/private coalition of interests advancing sustainable wind energy development within the Great […]

  • 17 May 2018
    R&D

    APEM has completed the sixth digital aerial survey carried out as part of a three-year study involving twelve such surveys of offshore wildlife off New York’s Atlantic Coast. The campaign has been commissioned by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and is being performed by Normandeau Associates and APEM.

  • 1 March 2013
    Environment

    One of the most comprehensive surveys ever carried out into the environmental impact of tidal powered turbines on marine wildlife has begun off the island of Eday in Orkney. The environmental monitoring and measuring survey is a key part of the Energy Technologies Institute’s (ETI) ReDAPT (Reliable Data Acquisition Platform for Tidal) project. A team […]

  • 10 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    John Anderson, Director of Siting Policy at the American Wind Energy Association, commented today on the release by the Department of Interior of draft Wind Energy Guidelines and Eagle Conservation Guidance: “The wind energy industry shares the goals of the Department of Interior and Fish and Wildlife Service to responsibly site projects and protect wildlife. […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Environment

    Gardline’s Marine Wildlife’s Department has been contracted by E.ON to carry out construction phase environmental surveys for the Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm. The wind farm will be located 8km off the East Yorkshire coast and will have 73 turbines, with a capacity of up to 219MW. Prior to conducting the environmental surveys, Gardline is […]

  • 28 December 2010

    A Gainesville company is developing some high-tech ways to survey birds off the Atlantic coast through a federal grant to help regulators consider the effects of offshore wind turbines. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement — or BOEMRE — has awarded a $2.5 million grant to Pandion Systems Inc. to conduct […]

  • 25 February 2015
    R&D

    Gardline Environmental Limited (GEL) has congratulated Forewind in gaining consent from Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, the first phase offshore wind energy development in the Dogger Bank Zone. It is the largest offshore wind project to win consent to date anywhere in the world. GEL’s Marine Wildlife Department played […]