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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    DEME Group’s installation vessel Sea Challenger has started loading the first wind turbine components for the Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark. Located some 23 kilometres off the coast of Zeeland in the Netherlands, the 752 MW Borssele 1 + 2 wind farm will feature 94 Siemens […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Using smart energy control technology to combine wind and wave power could provide all the world’s electricity needs, according to research from the University of Birmingham. Scientists at the University propose integrating wind and wave energy generation so that the system’s overall power output becomes very smooth and can be easily connected to national power […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Ireland, Wales and Cornwall have signed a collaboration agreement outlining a commitment to work together to progress floating wind projects in the Celtic Sea The commitment, signed by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Marine Energy Wales and Marine Renewables Industry Association Ireland, formalises a relationship that will focus on developing […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Floating Power Plant (FPP) has signed a memorandum of understanding with The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) to investigate and develop a potential deployment of FPP’s technology in the PLOCAN test facilities in Gran Canaria. FPP intends to deploy a commercial scale version of its hybrid floating wind and wave energy device in […]

  • 26 October 2016

    As previously announced, readers/viewers of Offshore Energy Today on Wednesday, had a chance to follow a live stream of the on-air talk show themed “From bust to boom,” recorded on the exhibition floor of the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference, being held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The session had promised to tackle the jobs situation […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    US-based offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has proposed to supply 200 megawatts from its Revolution Wind project to Connecticut.

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Delegates at the ‘Marine Renewable Energy and Offshore Aquaculture’ seminar in Lisbon, Portugal, heard about a series of advances involving deep water floating wind, wave energy, hydrogen production, offshore aquaculture and seaweed cultivation. New developmental pathways are being geared towards sustainable use of the marine environment by maximising use of ocean space while reducing costs […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    US-based offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has proposed to supply 200 megawatts from its Revolution Wind project to Connecticut.

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2017

    US Wind, which plans to set up a 248MW wind farm off Maryland, stated in its application to the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) that it intends to use Siemens 4MW turbines, but during the evidentiary hearings the company noted that it is also considering 6MW turbine class, according to PSC’s order published earlier this month.

  • 1 September 2017

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

  • 13 June 2012

    Global Wind Day is a day for discovering the power of wind energy and the possibilities it holds to change our world. Hundreds of thousands of people are involved in the production of energy from the wind, but for many people, wind energy is a mystery. Global Wind Day is the day when you can meet […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Global Wind Day is a day for discovering the power of wind energy and the possibilities it holds to change our world. Hundreds of thousands of people are involved in the production of energy from the wind, but for many people, wind energy is a mystery. Global Wind Day is the day when you can meet […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Technology

    The 66kV cable technology opens up new space within an offshore wind project’s supply chain as it brings some novel features, and this is especially true for floating wind.

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    € 6.1 billion was invested in four European offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.4 GW in 2019, marking the lowest amount invested and the capacity financed in a year since 2012, according to a report by WindEurope. The four wind farms that reached the Final Investment Decision (FID) in 2019 are […]

  • 14 September 2017

    Wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind UK has completed the first offshore wind tower at its fabrication plant in Machrihanish, Scotland.

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    UK-based wind turbine support company TRG Wind has sold its recruitment business to a member of its senior management team and has secured premises at Tower House Lane Business Park in Hull for its new operations centre which is expected to help the company expand its activities in the offshore sector. Nico Young, formerly operations co-ordinator at TRG […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Research & Development

    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 […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Storage

    The Netherlands-based WIND has completed the transport of high-voltage subsea cable destined to connect an undisclosed offshore wind farm in Europe to its substation. WIND said it transferred 26km of 155kV subsea cable from China to the Port of Eemshaven, the Netherlands, and delivered it to a large European transmission system operator (TSO). The 2,300t cables were loaded […]

  • 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 […]