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Offshore Wind Needs Latest Tech to Tackle Challenge of Growing Cable Lay Operations

22 November 2018

LOC Renewables recently brought together a group of leading cable designers, underwriters and installers to discuss new approaches to reducing risk in the cable lay arena. MORE ❯

Business & Finance

innogy successful in first Polish onshore wind auction

22 November 2018

  • innogy’s two projects win at auction
  • A total of 85.2 megawatts of planned capacity
  • FIDs planned for beginning of 2019
MORE ❯

Business & Finance

DEME, Quadran Energies Marines and Shell present Moulins de Flandre

22 November 2018

A unique industrial partnership to make the Dunkirk offshore wind farm a competitive project serving the local area. MORE ❯

Business & Finance

EDP Renováveis awarded with 38 MW in the Polish renewable energy auction

22 November 2018

EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”) secured 15-year long term contract at the Polish onshore wind auction to sell electricity to be produced by Korsze wind farm with a total capacity of 38 MW. MORE ❯

TransmissionMORE ❯
LOC Renewables recently brought together a group of leading cable designers, underwriters and installers to discuss new approaches to reducing risk in the cable lay arena. MORE ❯
Business & FinanceMORE ❯
  • innogy’s two projects win at auction
  • A total of 85.2 megawatts of planned capacity
  • FIDs planned for beginning of 2019
MORE ❯
Business & FinanceMORE ❯
A unique industrial partnership to make the Dunkirk offshore wind farm a competitive project serving the local area. MORE ❯
Business & FinanceMORE ❯
EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”) secured 15-year long term contract at the Polish onshore wind auction to sell electricity to be produced by Korsze wind farm with a total capacity of 38 MW. MORE ❯

21 Nov | Offshore wind industry unveils new website highlighting job opportunities

The Offshore Wind Industry Council has launched a website aimed at attracting thousands of new entrants into the fast-growing sector, at an event in London attended by the Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Rebecca Long Bailey

21 Nov | Korean National Assembly visits the Danish Energy Agency to study the Danish experience in offshore wind

A delegation of parliamentarians from the Korean National Assembly, along with representatives from leading governmental institutions such as the Korean Energy Agency, visited on Monday the Danish Energy Agency where they discussed the Danish energy transition.

21 Nov | New SPARTA report provides insights into the performance of its UK offshore wind farm portfolio

The latest review highlights offshore wind energy generation and carbon reduction contributions of SPARTA wind farms in 2017/18

20 Nov | State receives 41 bids in response to clean energy RFP

In response to Governor Gina M. Raimondo's call for clean and affordable energy for Rhode Islanders, a recent competitive procurement attracted nearly 2,500 MW of carbon-free resources across 41 different bids. The procurement, issued by National Grid this past September, will help advance the Governor's goal to grow Rhode Island's clean energy supply ten-fold – to 1,000 megawatts – by 2020.

22 Nov | innogy successful in first Polish onshore wind auction

  • innogy’s two projects win at auction
  • A total of 85.2 megawatts of planned capacity
  • FIDs planned for beginning of 2019

22 Nov | EDP Renováveis awarded with 38 MW in the Polish renewable energy auction

EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”) secured 15-year long term contract at the Polish onshore wind auction to sell electricity to be produced by Korsze wind farm with a total capacity of 38 MW.

22 Nov | DEME, Quadran Energies Marines and Shell present Moulins de Flandre

A unique industrial partnership to make the Dunkirk offshore wind farm a competitive project serving the local area.

21 Nov | NJR Clean Energy Ventures Announces Sale of Wind Portfolio

NJR Clean Energy Ventures (CEV), a clean energy subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NYSE:NJR), today announced the sale of its remaining 117 megawatt (MW) wind portfolio, consisting of four wind farms, to a subsidiary of Skyline Renewables for a total of $208.5 million, assuming a closin

20 Nov | GE Renewable Energy strengthens offshore wind partnership with ORE Catapult

  • A $11 million R&D program to be implemented over the next four years to improve reliability, drive down operating costs and improve safety of offshore wind operations 
  • The agreement will provide new digital and service solutions for operating and maintaining wind turbines remotely
  • Collaboration will increase innovation and growth opportunities for the UK supply chain

16 Nov | Design for Wind Floater receives ABS stamp of approval

Classification society, ABS, has issued an Approval in Principle (AIP) to SBM Offshore for its proprietary wind floater design.

14 Nov | BP Installs First Battery Storage Technology at U.S. Wind Energy Site

Project highlights BP’s commitment to innovation and transition to a low-carbon future

12 Nov | EU backs offshore wind innovation project to slash materials cost by up to 25%

The European Union is the latest backer of Akselos’ cutting edge technology, with the award of a €1.4 million research grant to the tech pioneer and engineering partner, LICengineering, to optimize the design of offshore wind turbines.

19 Nov | Start of construction for Energiequelle GmbH's first Finnish wind farm project

A wind farm with five Lagerwey turbines will be realized in Pyhäjoki.

19 Nov | Pattern Development Completes Construction and Begins Operation at Stillwater Wind Facility in Montana

79.75 MW wind power facility to power 23,000 homes annually and generate $18 million in tax revenue over 25 years

16 Nov | Ground-breaking marks start of O&M base construction

A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Harwich International Port today to mark the official start of construction of the £10 million state-of-the-art operations & maintenance (O&M) base for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm.
  • Construction of the £10 million state-of-the-art base in Harwich

16 Nov | E.ON to build one of Europe’s largest onshore wind farms in Sweden

  • Project Nysäter with capacity of 475 megawatts
  • Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners acquires 80 percent stake
  • Power Purchase Agreement signed with a Global Energy Major

20 Nov | Vayu (Formerly Known as WindWISDEM) Launches Wind Energy Optimization Cloud Software

Vayu Corp. (“Vayu”), a Ystrategies Corporation (OTC: YSTR) portfolio company, today announced the availability of its wind energy optimization cloud software, and also announced that it has changed its name from WindWISDEM to Vayu.

19 Nov | RES awarded Asset Management Services Contract by NTR for Castlecraig

Castlecraig Wind Farm, owned by sustainable infrastructure investors and asset managers NTR, will be operated by leading renewable energy business, RES, following the awarding of an asset management services contract.

12 Nov | Are your turbines feeling the cold?

Blade icing has a major impact on wind turbines but has historically been difficult to assess. Clir Renewables developed software to detect icing and reduce associated losses.

08 Nov | RES Complete Major Component Replacement

RES’ growing O&M team has successfully completed a major component change at Altahullion wind farm in County Derry, Northern Ireland.

22 Nov | Offshore Wind Needs Latest Tech to Tackle Challenge of Growing Cable Lay Operations

LOC Renewables recently brought together a group of leading cable designers, underwriters and installers to discuss new approaches to reducing risk in the cable lay arena.

19 Nov | Nexans wins major power export cable contract for Ørsted’s Hornsea 2 wind farm

Nexans has won a contract worth over 150 million euros to help Ørsted deliver the most affordable electricity from offshore wind yet. The project covers the supply of over 200 km of the 245 kV high voltage alternating current (HVAC) subsea export cable system for the near shore section of Hornsea 2 wind farm.

16 Nov | EDS HV Group completes complex tap changer maintenance services for EDF Renewables UK

High voltage engineering specialist, EDS HV Group (EDS), part of the UK’s leading marine services company – James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed on-load tap changer (OLTC) maintenance work on EDF Renewable’s (EDFR) 66kV/33kV substation transformers at Teesside Offshore Windfarm.

15 Nov | Will the secrets of Doggerland be revealed by unique find at North Sea site?

Archaeologists analyse pre-historic seabed evidence recovered from offshore wind farm development area

15 Nov | Improved Monsoon Winds Help Power Producers in 2018

After a prolonged period of decline, 2018 monsoon season brings significantly higher than average wind speeds across India.

12 Nov | TEPCO Seabed Survey Examining Feasibility of Offshore Wind Farm

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) announced today that it has begun a seabed survey off the coast of municipalities of Choshi, Asahi, Sosa and Yokoshibahikari in Chiba Prefecture to ascertain the bedrock structure of the seabed for a possible offshore wind farm. The boring survey will last until the end of January 2019. TEPCO will also conduct sonic prospecting offshore of the municipalities of Choshi, Asahi, Sosa and Yokoshibahikari in the same period.

12 Nov | Handling venomous snakes ethically is part of the job when constructing a wind farm in South Africa

Perdekraal East Wind Farm, in the Western Cape, is home to no less than sixteen different species of snakes, four of which are highly venomous.

21 Nov | ALE’s agreement with Port of Dundee and OM heavy lift increases port services for renewables sector

ALE has expanded its heavylifting services by establishing a non-disclosure agreement with the Port of Dundee and OM Heavy Lift to provide the full service of port operations.

21 Nov | DEME’s giant, next generation installation vessel ‘Orion’ launched in China

In a spectacular ceremony DEME’s next generation, giant new offshore installation vessel ‘Orion’ was successfully launched at the COSCO Qidong shipyard in China on November 21.

15 Nov | Wärtsilä launches SceneScan, the first targetless laser sensor for offshore wind farms

SceneScan Monopole is the first laser sensor developed for offshore wind farm applications where the need for installing fixed reflective targets is eliminated.

13 Nov | Manor Newbuild for 2019

Following the success of the initial Wind Farm Service Vessel, the ‘Manor Venture’, UK-based Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) Ltd is preparing to construct a second vessel, delivery in the latter part of 2019.

22 Nov | The Nordex Group supplies seven large turbines to Ireland

Statkraft, Europe's largest producer of renewable energy, has placed an order with the Nordex Group for the supply of seven N100/3300 turbines for the "Kilathmoy" wind farm in Ireland. The contract also includes a Premium Service Agreement with a term of 20 years.

20 Nov | Juhl Energy Partners With GE Renewable Energy to Build First of Its Kind Solar-Wind Hybrid Project

  • Bank of America Commits to Long-Term REC Purchases from the Project
  • GE’s Wind Integrated Solar Energy (WiSE) Technology Platform used to Maximize Energy Production
  • Venture Illustrates Potential of Hybrid Solutions to Accelerate Penetration of Renewable Energy

15 Nov | YPF Luz and GE Renewable Energy to construct Los Teros Wind Farm in Azul, Argentina

  • An investment of US$ 144 million is expected. 
  • The energy produced is equivalent to the consumption of 160,000 homes and may reduce about 5.5 million tons of CO2 in 20 years.

14 Nov | Vestas wins largest project in Victoria’s Renewable Energy Auction with the first V150-4.2MW turbines in Australia

Vestas has received its first Australian order for the largest turbine in its product line, the V150-4.2MW.