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  • 26 December 2014

    Pontoon loaded with offshore wind turbine parts sinks off Germany A pontoon loaded with parts for offshore wind turbines sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) in the Baltic Sea. The 35×11 meters large transporting pontoon sprung a leak while being towed from Stralsund towards Kiel by Bösch tug, and sank almost four kilometers northwest of […]

  • 21 March 2011

    A Marine engineering firm has doubled its workforce and turnover in the past year after breaking into the expanding offshore wind market.   By Owen McAteer (thenorthernecho) [mappress] Source: thenorthernecho , March 21, 2011  

  • 16 October 2013

    The world economy is showing signs of recovery after many years of being battered by the financial crisis. This is vital for the wind industry so that investments flow into the industry, and at the same time, transformation still continues. Announcements of investments in Dong Energy as well as Mitsubishi and Vestas joining forces are […]

  • 1 October 2014

    Cost reductions are a huge industry focus. I am confident that we can lower the levelized costs of energy by 30 to 40  percent for those projects that will achieve FID in 2020. Of all the possible reductions in CapEx and OpEx, one of the innovations that needs to come forward is standardization of offshore […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    With an expected compound average growth rate of 28.3% from 2013-2020, the growth for the offshore wind industry remains solid. Short term demand in Europe – the main market region for offshore wind – is set to stabilise pending policy clarification and implementation. The outlook beyond 2020, however, remains highly dependent on timely clarification of […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Human Capital

    Exclusive from Offshore wind 2010 conference in Liverpool. David Still, managing director of CBE talked today on Offshore Wind 2010 Conference about building the industry and offshore wind supply chain. Supply chain is all about timing, we can’t relie on given time frames. He also added they are building the Britannia 10MW turbine which is […]

  • 2 August 2010
    Research & Development

    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 […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Wind turbine blade manufacturing is a developing business as the wind energy industry looks to have fewer, larger turbines offshore, which presents performance challenges for composite materials. The situation is complicated by the cost pressures in the renewable energy markets, wanting turbines at a cheaper price, so some of the types of technology used in […]

  • 30 May 2011

    China’s wind power output rose more than 60 percent to 18.8 billion kilowatt-hours in the first quarter of 2011, growing 30 percent to 50… (peopledaily) [mappress] Source: peopledaily, May 30, 2011

  • 27 September 2013

    A year ago I wrote in this magazine that the Dutch offshore wind industry was active somewhere in almost every offshore wind farm project in the world, but not so much in the Netherlands itself. Not because the Dutch projects were using non-Dutch companies, but simply because there was only one Dutch project, the Luchterduinen […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Wind turbine blade manufacturing is a developing business as the wind energy industry looks to have fewer, larger turbines offshore, which presents performance challenges for composite materials. The situation is complicated by the cost pressures in the renewable energy markets, wanting turbines at a cheaper price, so some of the types of technology used in […]

  • 30 May 2011

      China’s wind power output rose more than 60 percent to 18.8 billion kilowatt-hours in the first quarter of 2011, growing 30 percent to 50 percent fas…  (peopledaily) [mappress] Source: peopledaily, May 30, 2011.

  • 31 July 2015

    Capital & Centric is under construction with 20,599 sq ft (1,914sq m) of office and warehouse accommodation, including laboratory, research and development space. The accommodation, known as Lightbox, located on Abbey Street in Birkenhead, is targeted towards small to medium sized enterprises within the Offshore Wind Sector. The 1.5 acre (0.6 hectare) site, which Capital […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    BLG Logistics focuses on the renewable sources found right on its doorstep: offshore wind energy. BLG’s decades of experience as an international, seaport-oriented logistics service provider, combined with engineering know-how, makes this possible. BLG identified the signs of the times early on and created a suitable infrastructure for the industry by preparing the Offshore Terminal […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Authorities & Government

    Northampton County could use one of its own properties, possibly the large Indiantown Park complex near Eastville, to accommodate… by Gloria Bradley (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, October 19, 2011

  • 4 August 2013

    Due to experience gained in the building of 100 aluminium crew boats ranging in length from 18 to 53 metres delivered in the last 25 years to the offshore oil and gas sector, the French shipbuilding and ship repair group PIRIOU is now moving into the offshore wind farm support ship market. Pascal PIRIOU declares […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new era is coming for offshore wind in Europe. Investments in this industry are going to double in next ten years. It is the fastest rising industry at the moment. In 2010, approximately USD 82 billion investments in wind industry were recorded. There is a plan to reach USD 140 billion by 2020 and […]

  • 21 January 2011

    Other major manufacturers in the wind industry are interested in setting up bases in the Humber, according to Yorkshire Forward, as it… (insidermedia) [mappress] Source: insidermedia, January 21, 2011

  • 20 September 2010

    The world’s largest networking event for the international offshore wind industry takes place on November 17 in Denmark. This November international businesses in design, production, setting-up and operation of offshore wind turbines gather at the OWIB – the Offshore Wind International Business2Business Event – to discuss opportunities for collaboration on future offshore wind projects. OWIB […]

  • 26 January 2010

    Judging by the early success the newly created Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition has had in attracting support from private industry and the political world, it’s clear just about everyone wants to stake a claim in the rush to develop a multibillion-dollar wind-generated energy industry off the Atlantic coast.

  • 25 September 2014
    Technology

    With the constant growth of wind energy sector, an ever-growing need for effective and efficient lighting systems emerged. Accordingly, the Flash Technology Vanguard® LED series provides versatile options for the wind energy industry. Available as an integrated system or a split dual lighting system, the Vanguard LED series is a robust and durable system designed to cater to […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The first offshore wind support vessel ever to be based in Scarborough harbour took up its berth at the weekend. The vessel’s arrival marks the start of what Yorkshire’s business community predict will be a brand new industry for the coastal area, which in the longer term is set to bring a wealth of benefits […]