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  • 29 October 2015

    Last June, the Dutch government was obliged by court to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gasses with 25 per cent by 2020 compared to 1990. Climate organisation Urgenda has instituted legal proceedings against the Dutch government. This is a unique case, as nowhere else in the world has a government been told by court to […]

  • 12 May 2006

    A proposal to build the biggest offshore wind farm in the nation won approval yesterday from Texas state officials, the latest development in the fast-growing segment of the alternative-energy industry. Texas General Land Office, which manages state lands and mineral rights, said yesterday that it reached an agreement granting Superior Renewable Energy LLC the rights […]

  • 10 November 2017

    Vattenfall is seeking views from Thanet and Sandwich residents on plans to use 34 250-metre tall wind turbines for its proposed Thanet Extension wind farm offshore Kent, UK.

  • 29 August 2016
    Environment, Human Capital

    Danish offshore wind developer DONG Energy will be taking 4,500 compatriots on offshore wind safaris this September to showcase how the company’s offshore wind farms are contributing to the country’s green energy transformation. According to a survey conducted by Megafon, eight out of ten Danes support the conversion of the energy supply from fossil fuels to […]

  • 29 April 2010

    US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar approved the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm today, a move proponents herald as a giant leap forward and opponents decry as a dangerous misstep. His approval is the culmination of nearly a decade of review by local, state and federal agencies of the plan to build 130 wind turbines on […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch utility Nuon, part of Vattenfall, has started dismantling the four turbines at the 2MW Lely wind farm in the IJsselmeer. The wind farm, located some 800 metres offshore, was built in 1992 and was in service for 22 years. It is the first offshore wind farm operated by Nuon to be dismantled. Lely made the news […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Environment, Human Capital

    Danish offshore wind developer DONG Energy will be taking 4,500 compatriots on offshore wind safaris this September to showcase how the company’s offshore wind farms are contributing to the country’s green energy transformation. According to a survey conducted by Megafon, eight out of ten Danes support the conversion of the energy supply from fossil fuels to […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Research & Development

    The Crown Estate and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have published an updated and extended version of ‘A Guide to an Offshore Wind Farm’. The guide is intended to help a range of stakeholders and potential new market entrants understand how an offshore wind farm is built, operated and maintained. It is said to […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    EDF EN Services, part of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has taken over the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of the 62.1MW Teesside wind farm located off the coast of North East England.

  • 22 December 2017

    The 56th and final Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbine was installed at the Galloper offshore wind farm today. The 353MW offshore wind farm is expected to be commissioned in Spring 2018.

  • 22 August 2018

    The offshore high-voltage station (OHVS) for the Norther offshore wind farm arrived at the project site off Belgium today, 22 August, the developer informed via social media. 

  • 27 June 2017

    The sixth Siemens 4.2MW turbine was installed at the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm this morning (27 June).

  • 10 November 2017

    Vattenfall is seeking views from Thanet and Sandwich residents on plans to use 34 250-metre tall wind turbines for its proposed Thanet Extension wind farm offshore Kent, UK.

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind O&M specialist Ziton has completed the decommissioning of the Utgrunden offshore wind farm off the east coast of Sweden on behalf of Vattenfall.

  • 18 December 2018

    Forty wind turbines have been installed at the Beatrice offshore wind farm and the project is now two turbines away from reaching a halfway mark. 

  • 18 October 2018

    A third of wind turbines has now been installed on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said.

  • 27 April 2011

    With Chancellor Merkel’s government turning its back on nuclear power, offshore wind parks are to pick up the slack. By Frank Dohmen and Alexander Jung (spiegel) [mappress] Source: spiegel, April 27, 2011;

  • 13 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The first Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbine has been installed on the 752 MW Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The team working on DEME’s jack-up Sea Challenger installed the wind farm’s first turbine over the weekend, Ørsted said. In total, the wind farm will comprise 94 of the Siemens Gamesa […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Storage

    Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, the 588MW Beatrice, has started generating power for the first time.

  • 14 August 2006

    North Hoyle and Scroby Sands offshore wind farms produced enough energy to power almost 80,000 homes and saved more than 250,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, according to the first annual reports from the facilities. Also detailed in the reports were positive results on wildlife impact and safety measures, meaning that the two wind farms […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Nysted Offshore Wind Farm is turning ten and can look back at 10 years with impressive production figures. Thomas Almegaard from DONG Energy, who is responsible for operations and maintenance at Nysted Offshore Wind Farm, praises his employees for their efforts throughout the years. Today, with its approximately 98 per cent availability, Nysted Offshore Wind […]

  • 22 December 2014

    On a bright Sunday morning August 31st around 450 persons gathered in the Felison terminal of the DFDS Seaways in the port of IJmuiden where the Princess Seaways cruise liner was waiting to take them on a day trip to the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, Dutch utility Eneco’s second offshore wind farm in Dutch […]