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  • 20 May 2011

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is opening new nursery testing grounds at its marine energy test facilities in Orkney.   By Alison Brown (edie) [mappress] Source: edie, May 20, 2011

  • 26 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave Hub, a test site off Cornwall, provides shared offshore infrastructure for the demonstration and proving of offshore renewable energy technologies. Wave Hub test site is located 16 km off the north coast of Cornwall in South West England. The site offers four berths for testing offshore renewable energy technology, and purpose built, pre-installed, grid […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The test structure for the Bourne Tidal Test Site (BTTS) will be installed next week near the railroad bridge in the Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts.

  • 24 January 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    The MHI Vestas V174-9.5MW prototype turbine has been installed at the Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark. According to MHI Vestas, the robust test program at the Danish test center will enable the thorough monitoring of the reliability and performance output of the flagship offshore wind turbine. “The construction of the V174-9.5 MW prototype at […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Spanish energy engineering company Norvento has begun conducting validation tests of a new offshore wind turbine prototype. According to Norvento, the prototype represents a more efficient and smaller generator that allows the reduction in the weight and size of offshore wind turbines. The prototype is being tested in the technology premises at Norvento Enerxía Innovation Centre […]

  • 12 February 2018

    China has started the construction of a test field for autonomous ships in Zhuhai, Guangdong.

  • 2 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Conservation groups have moved to intervene in an industry challenge to the federal government’s denial of permits for seismic testing in the Atlantic.  The Southern Environmental Law Center filed motion on behalf of the North Carolina Coastal Federation, the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League, One Hundred Miles, and Defenders of Wildlife. “The only reason to […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Fraunhofer IWES’ Dynamic Nacelle Testing Laboratory (DyNaLab) has started operating.  After an 18-month construction period, a 100-tonne generator of a 3 MW wind turbine was set in motion on the new test stand. Fraunhofer IWES said the EUR 35 million infrastructure will boost the competitiveness of quality-conscious manufacturers on the international market and also significantly increase turbine availability and further reduction of the […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Research & Development

    Deutsche WindGuard Consulting and Deutsche WindGuard Wind Tunnel Services have been approved as testing laboratories for the power performance and anemometer calibration competence areas within the IECRE scheme. WindGuard, an independent measuring institute for the wind industry, is one of the first test labs to have successfully finished the approval process, Deutsche WindGuard said. The […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has opened a new technology center for testing and de-risking the use of high voltage direct current (HVDC) on the electricity network in Great Britain.

  • 29 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Stonehenge Metals has announced plans to commence with the ocean testing of their Protean wave energy converter. Following the conclusion of the core components workshop testing of the fully assembled Protean WEC, Stonehenge Metals has announced that the Protean WEC technology program has now advanced to the ocean based or wet testing phase. Bruce Lane, […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    US-based wave energy developer Atmocean will conduct two final rounds of testing of its wave energy system starting later this February in Texas.

  • 14 September 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Two of the world’s leading ocean energy test centres have joined forces for a ground-breaking project to recreate scaled versions of Scotland’s oceans in the laboratory.  EMEC, the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, and FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility at The University of Edinburgh first began working together in 2012 to share their expertise […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The fuel tested on board MS Polarlys is palm-oil-free, the company noted.

  • 2 March 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Brazil’s oil company Petrobras has announced the start-up of the early production system in Sépia, the former Nordeste de Tupi area, in the pre-salt layer of the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.  The operation was handled by the floating platform FPSO Cidade de São Vicente, which will produce around 20,000  barrels of oil per day during […]

  • 28 March 2014

    LNG engineer Bechtel posted a video of the inside of Tank B on the Queensland Curtis LNG project. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences The hydro test involved filling Tank B with seawater, up to the 19 metre mark over several days — eventually holding 94 million litres of water. […]

  • 27 August 2014

    BSEE and USCG representatives have visited Ohmsett oil spill response research center in New Jersey to witness a 42-foot long oil skimming vessel test.

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has entered into the sea port terminal business in Santa Marta, Colombia. MC joins forces with Daabon Group1, which develops sea port terminal business activities along Colombia’s Caribbean Coast, to establish a port holding company.   MC will participate in the joint venture with a 25% shareholding. Located on the Caribbean Sea, the […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Caribbean’s third Oasis-class cruise ship Harmony of the Seas will be put through its paces in the next three days as it is scheduled to depart STX France’s shipyard later today on its first sea trials. The vessel, currently under construction in Saint-Nazaire, will test its electric power plant and propulsion system, as well as conduct […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Tests on the 1:5 scaled NEMOS prototype running from July through October in Danish Limfjord have been completed. The company implemented the complex control strategies, the automatisation of the hole systems as well  as all components proved to be reliable. During the testing, funded by Danish Nissum Bredning, the prototype has verified the PTO efficiency of […]

  • 23 August 2006

    Statoil and Discover Petroleum have signed an agreement for the testing of an electromagnetic method that may increase the probability of oil and gas discoveries. The aim of the method is to gather electromagnetic data with a view to identifying oil and gas in the reservoir. This will be used as a supplement to seismic […]

  • 23 June 2017

    The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators (ABTO) has called for a complete overhaul of the cargo sampling and liquefaction testing protocols for raw ores and less common cargoes, such as nickel ore, fine wet coal and bauxite. According to Professor Mike Bradley, a member of the advisory panel to ABTO and head of Greenwich University’s […]