Top News of the Week Mar 10 – 16, 2014

Top News of the Week Mar 10 – 16, 2014

The Netherlands: New O&M System to Cut Down Offshore Wind Costs

A new system for wind farm operations and maintenance is set to significantly reduce the maintenance costs. The system has been developed by the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) using data from energy company Essent/RWE.

East Anglia Zone Could Become Center of OW Development

The East Anglia Offshore Windfarm Zone could become an international flagship for the industry, according to its developers.

EWEA Presents Health and Safety Video

EWEA has produced an industry-leading health and safety video, which was premièred at the EWEA Annual Event in Barcelona.

Consortium to Cut Costs of Offshore Wind

Xodus Group, Cathie Associates and UTEC Geomarine have teamed up to deliver a landmark study which will aim to reduce the costs of generating electricity from offshore wind farms in UK waters.

Bold Tern Deployed at Global Tech I OWF

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd., which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has been awarded an additional transport and installation contract by the German company Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH for the installation vessel Bold Tern.