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  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mark Rodgers has handed in his notice last week, after 13 years and 2 months of being Cape Wind’s Communications Director, Cape Cod Times informs. Even though media adds this move to a chain of setbacks that the project has experienced lately, Rodgers said that he is only taking the next step in his communication career. “My […]

  • 30 August 2012

    After long delays caused by harsh winter conditions and ice around their shipyard in Turku, Finland, Mobimar’s trimaran wind farm support vessel. Wind Servant, is at last able to prove its worth. After the final completion of the sea trials the vessel will be handed over to the Finnish shipping company Meriaura also based in […]

  • 1 September 2017

    The Offshore WIND team will attend the HUSUM Wind 2017 trade fair in Husum, Germany, from 12 to 15 September.

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    By signing a Letter of Intent (LOI), SSC Wind EMEA GmbH and Deutsche WindGuard have confirmed their cooperation in the field of education and training for the wind energy industry. At the site of Maritime Campus in Elsfleth, the “German Wind Academy” will offer comprehensive education and training opportunities for the wind energy industry. SSC Wind will bring in its […]

  • 12 June 2014

    The Wind Farm Support Vessel (WFSV) Directory is a new publication from the Offshore WIND  group of products. It provides the industry a compact and handy overview of operating wind farm support vessels in the European offshore wind industry. Each vessel is displayed with a photo, a selection of main technical details and the name of […]

  • 23 March 2015

    In the design phase of an offshore wind farm, met data will be one of the influencing factors that play a part in the choice of WTG. The meteorological services that can be involved in the decision at this stage are detailed model data sets of wave and wind conditions to input into Computational Fluid […]

  • 16 September 2014

    WindGuard Certification is accredited by the German accreditation body, DAkkS (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle), for the certification of wind turbines and components, thus opening up the market for wind turbine certification.  “Type and component certification of wind turbines requires a high level of very detailed and wide-ranging technical know-how on the part of the certifier,” says Dr. […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed a Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project, planned to be built off the coast of Massachusetts. The Notice of Availability (NOA) for the document, which will open a 45-day public comment period, is set to be […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has started a wind-down process of its offshore wind segment for which a potential buyer still has not been found. The news comes as Senvion and Siemens Gamesa reached an agreement through which Siemens Gamesa will acquire a large part of Senvion’s European Onshore Services business and an onshore blade manufacturing […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Environment, R&D

    Vineyard Wind is hosting the third in a series of community open house meetings for residents to meet with project staff and hear more about the planned 800MW offshore wind farm some 15 miles from Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, US.

  • 2 August 2010

    Even though 2.1 GW of offshore wind power has already been installed in European water with a further 1.5 expected to be constructed by the end of the year [2010], reaching targets of 40-50GW by 2020 will be a struggle and will require a significant increase in developments costing roughly £550 billion There are huge […]

  • 7 April 2016

    Wind turbines that could be spinning off the coast of North Carolina in the future would affect the state’s tourism, despite the fact that people generally support wind energy as a clean source of power. According to a study by economists at North Carolina State University (NCSU), nearshore wind farms are likely to negatively impact […]

  • 28 April 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Innovative storage system could enable offshore wind farms to deliver power whenever it’s needed.    Written by David L. Chandler, MIT News Offshore wind could provide abundant electricity — but as with solar energy, this power supply can be intermittent and unpredictable. But a new approach from researchers at MIT could mitigate that problem, allowing the […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The wind farm project developer, PNE WIND AG has published the results for the second quarter and first half year of 2014.   The rate of growth achieved represents an increase over the first three months of the year and was driven with the completion and sale of various wind farm projects. With new permits […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Gould Services has reached an agreement to take over all activities of compatriot Total Wind Benelux, including a contract for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm.

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy developer vying to build the first utility-scale project off the coast of Massachusetts, has named Lars Thaaning Pedersen as its new CEO and Iain Henderson as CFO.

  • 3 October 2018

    The costs of floating offshore wind in Europe could decrease from the current EUR 180-200 per MWh to EUR 40-60 per MWh by 2030 with the right visibility in terms of volumes and industrialization, according to WindEurope’s Policy Blueprint.

  • 18 February 2015
    Training & Education

    SMart Wind’s SMart Futures team visited Hornsea College and Language school last week to transfer the knowledge about offshore wind power to students and to talk to them about the proposed Hornsea Project Two Offshore Wind Farm. SMart Wind held the event to help students understand more about interconnecting offshore wind farms and how they can help contribute […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens reported triple-digit jumps in orders and profit at its Wind Power and Renewables division in the third quarter of the Fiscal Year 2016, mostly due to two large orders received for offshore wind farm projects in the UK and Germany. Orders at the Wind Power and Renewables division soared by 294% to EUR 2.73 billion, compared to […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    MECAL, founding member of Wind Minds, has announced the signature of a Framework Agreement with Swancor Ltd. regarding the provision of its services for Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan.  Formosa 1 OWF is expected to be Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm with installed capacity of approximately 130 MW. MECAL has provided consultancy services to […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Article update: Further details about the contract. Wind Minds have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korean company Doarm Engineering to develop offshore wind farms in South Korea, according to Hans Rijntalder, a renewable energy consultant and founder of Pondera Consult, one of four companies that form Wind Minds.  Rijntalder told Offshore WIND that the MoU arose […]

  • 26 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    PNE WIND AG has successfully completed another step in the implementation of their offshore wind farm project “Gode Wind II”. Development… [mappress] Source: presseportal, May 26, 2010;

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Scottish energy company SSE has secured a deal to transfer its 80% ownership stake in the Machrihanish-based Wind Towers Scotland (WTS) factory to the South Korean manufacturer of wind farm tower structures, CS Wind. CS Wind plans to invest up to GBP 14 million in WTS and extend operations at the plant to include the manufacture of towers for the offshore […]

  • 24 October 2016

    Recently, it was announced that oil and gas giant Shell would unveil their ‘New Energies’ division, initiating their first move into the renewables market. With their latest bid already on the table with Eneco and Van Oord, if successful, the oil and gas corporation is set to build its first two offshore wind farms in the […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wind energy provided 15% of the electricity in Europe in 2019, however the current rate of installation is not enough to deliver the Green Deal, according to WindEurope.

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind in Germany produced 12 billion kWh in the first half of 2019, which is a 30% increase compared to 9.2 billion kWh in the first half of 2018, according to preliminary calculations. The research is being conducted by the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the German Association of Energy and Water […]