CWind announced the appointment of Lee Andrews as Global Head of Operations, Maintenance & Asset Management (O&M) Services. Most recently Andrews was Head of Installation Technicians and Site Management Group for Siemens UK.
A new report produced for RenewableUK reveals that consenting costs have increased significantly in recent years for offshore wind developers, resulting in higher average costs per installed megawatt.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will serial manufacture the 80 m blade for the V164-8.0 MW on the Isle of Wight off the southern coast of the UK. The announcement is the first part of a wider industrialisation strategy in the UK which is expected to result in up to £ 200 million worth of economic...
On 10 November, WindMW GmbH officially inaugurated the offshore wind farm Meerwind Süd|Ost. According to the company, the 288-MW project is the first privately-financed offshore wind farm in Germany.
European Energy A/S announces the creation of two joint ventures, one with the Canadian renewable energy producer, Boralex Inc., and one with the Dutch bank NIBC. The ventures concern the development and construction of two near shore wind farms with a combined capacity of more than 550 MW....
CTruk recently signed the lease on a 6,400m² site on the Colne Estuary, a few miles upriver from its current Brightlingsea base. The company plans to use the site at East Colchester to build larger vessels for offshore wind farm projects.
An innovative Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) for use on wind turbine towers has been successfully trialled at ORE Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre using their 27 m high wind turbine training tower.
Full power output has been achieved more than two months ahead of schedule from West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm. The news came on the day that the 389 MW wind farm was officially opened by Energy Secretary Ed Davey.