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  • 20 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    TenneT has awarded the consortium of Jan De Nul Group and LS Cable & System the contracts for the supply and installation of high voltage cables for the grid connection of the Hollandse Kust Noord and West Alpha offshore wind farms. Jan De Nul Group will take care of the transportation, laying, and protection of […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Dutch cable manufacturer Twentsche Kabel Fabriek (TKF) has revealed further details about the company’s scope of work on the 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind project. As reported earlier, Seaway 7 awarded TKF with a contract to deliver 33 kV inter-array cables for the wind farm. Under the contract, TKF will manufacture and deliver 52 kilometres […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Storage, Technology

    Siemens has introduced a new solution for connecting offshore wind turbines to the grid. Presented at the National Maritime Conference in Bremerhaven, the direct-current technology enables a cost-efficient and simplified connection of offshore wind power plants far from the coast, Siemens said. The platform housing the transmission technology is much smaller and more compact than […]

  • 12 December 2014

    MacArtney has launched ‘GreenLink’, a connectivity solutions brand. The backbone of the GreenLink is the GreenLink Inline Termination. MacArtney GreenLink Inline Termination solutions are used to connect dynamic cables from offshore renewable wind, tidal and wave energy converters to export cables. They are also used to interconnect subsea units. According to MacArtney, this interconnection process can […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities & Government

    UK Department of Energy & Climate Change has released energy statistics report for the 3 month period from September 2014 to November 2014, with comparison to the same period a year earlier. Electricity generated in the third quarter of 2014 fell by 5.1 percent, from 79.5 TWh a year earlier to 75.4 TWh, reflecting lower […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Storage

    Competitive tendering is cutting the costs for connecting offshore wind farms to British high voltage grid by at least £700m, according to new figures published by Ofgem today.  Maxine Frerk, acting senior partner, networks, Ofgem, said: “The figures published today show that competition is helping to deliver savings for consumers for connecting offshore wind.”   The […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Aquamarine Power’s Oyster wave energy technology consists of a wave-powered pump that pushes high pressurized water to the onshore plant where it drives a hydro-electric turbine which in turn produces electricity. The Oyster wave power device is a buoyant, hinged flap which is attached to the seabed at depths between 10 and 15 meters. The […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has awarded Dutch high voltage specialists Visser & Smit Hanab with a contract to perform all array cable terminations and testing work at the Borssele III and IV offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. A total of 77 MHI Vestas V164 9.5 MW wind turbines will be connected to the Borssele […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Italian cables giant Prysmian has secured a contract from the French transmission system operator RTE for two subsea and land export power cables to connect the offshore wind farm between the islands of Yeu and Noirmoutier to the French grid. The grid connection project will be able to export 500 MW of energy, covering a […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Project & Tenders, Storage

    Siemens Energy Management has received a firm order to design, supply and build the grid connection for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm by German customer innogy SE.

  • 29 January 2016

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA),, and Kriegers Flak tenderers will hold a meeting on 2 February.  They will discuss grid connection, platforms and technical issues regarding the 600MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The DEA has prequalified seven companies and consortia to participate in the tender for the project. The decision of the winner is expected […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Eurostat has published statistics report on the share of renewables in gross final consumption in the European Union. In 2013, the share of energy produced from renewable sources reached 15 percent in EU, compared to 2004, the first year for which the data on the share of energy from renewables is available, when the renewables share amounted […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Renewables and fossil fuels for the first time accounted equally in 32 percent of total electricity generated in Scotland, it is stated in Scottish Government’s comment on the energy statistics report published today by DECC. Scotland continues to be a net exporter of electricity, exporting a record 28 percent of generation in 2013, up from 26 […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    On 17 January, the developer of the Nautilus project – SBS – signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesian state-owned power transmission company PT Indonesia Power, aiming to expand the grid on Lombok Island to accommodate the electricity that will be fed in by the Nautilus tidal energy array.

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Reduction costs for the electricity sector of Spain in 2013 amount to EUR 9.197 mln thanks to Spanish renewables, it is stated in APPA’s report.  Renewable energy savings generated in 2013 in the electrical system of Spain amount to EUR 9.197 mln. Out of  these, EUR 5.871 mln correspond to savings for its entry into […]

  • 29 January 2016

    The Marine Institute has invited tenders for the provision of cables and connector units for the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site. The Marine Institute will award a Single Supplier Framework Agreement for a period of 2 years, under which the supplier will deliver one unit of cables and connectors by the end of August 2016. Subject […]

  • 14 January 2015

    GDF Suez is facing a challenge to find sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives to more widespread energy sources. Earlier today, Tidal Energy Today Staff published that GDF aims to double its power generation from renewables – wind, tidal and geothermal, due to the increasing energy needs and the growing scarcity of natural resources that accompanies it. Take […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Human Capital

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is holding a workshop together with Narec Distributed Energy on the topic of connecting renewable energy and battery technologies to the electricity grid.

  • 25 November 2014
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has announced that the first of its new generation CETO 5 wave energy units has been successfully installed and is operating at its Perth Wave Energy Project site off Garden Island, Western Australia. The CETO 5 unit was successfully installed and has now been operating for a little […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Environment, Technology

    Perth Wave Energy Project is expected to be a demonstration of a complete grid-connected, commercial scale CETO system, according to Carnegie. As announced earlier, the first CETO 5 Unit, installed as part of Perth Wave Energy Project, has now clocked up 700 in ocean operating hours, and the second unit is ready for deployment. The Perth […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities & Government

    UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has released energy statistics report for the second quarter of 2015. In 2015 Q2, total electricity generated remained unchanged at 78.8 TWh compared to a year earlier. The share of renewables (hydro, wind, and other renewables) in electricity generation increased from 16.7% in the second quarter of […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Michael Ottaviano, Managing Director of Carnegie Wave, has called for a compromise on reduction for renewable energy target (RET) of 20 percent by 2020. The target of 41.000 GW/h of clean electricity by 2020 set by RET scheme would represent more than 20 percent of Australia’s electricity needs, due to the decrease in the electricity […]