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  • politics & business

    Floating Lidar company EOLOS sign further agreements with sole supplier ZephIR Lidar

    EOLOS has been successful in a number of new geographical markets as part of a targeted campaign in 2018 to extend our market coverage. "Our project experience in Western Europe combined with our industry recognised validation by The Carbon Trust has complemented our plans to expand in to both US and Asia” commented Julian Harland, Sales Director at EOLOS. Read more
  • logistics & operations

    Fastest mobilization of SMST gangway on Eurus Express

    Only 7 days were needed for A1 Offshore Solutions ApS and SMST between contract signing and mobilization of the SMST motion compensated gangway on board the Eurus Express. The Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) is now equipped to safely transfer technicians from vessel to transition piece in the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. A great effort by all parties involved. Read more
  • project update

    East Anglia ONE awards ODE Client Representatives contract

    International engineering and operations support services contractor ODE, an integral part of the DORIS Group, has been awarded a consultancy framework agreement by ScottishPower Renewables for the provision of client representatives during construction activities for the East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm. The agreement is the latest development in a ten-year relationship between ODE and ScottishPower Renewables, which plans to invest £2.5 billion in the East Anglia ONE project. Read more

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  • politics & business

    Offshore wind outlook for India

    The FOWIND consortium launched its new report today: "From Zero To Five GW: Offshore Wind Outlook for Gujarat And Tamil Nadu (2018-2032)". This study is a significant step forward in preparing a roadmap for the offshore wind sector in India by the GWEC led Facilitating Offshore Wind In India (FOWIND) consortium. Read more
  • science & technology

    German Renewables Award for offshore wind project Arkona

    Receiving the award in Hamburg: E.ON Project director Holger Matthiesen with Andrea Thilo, moderator of the ceremony.  (Photo: E:ON)
    The newly developed corrosion protection at offshore wind project Arkona in the German Baltic Sea received the German Renewables Award in Hamburg. Read more
  • politics & business

    Autumn blues in Amsterdam

    The autumnal weather in Amsterdam seemed to transfer across onto the mood at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre. (Photo: Katharina Garus)
    This year the WindEurope invitation to the annual sector gathering was to Amsterdam. Exhibitor and visitor numbers have been better in the past, though, and the mood too. Read more
  • politics & business

    Siemens Gamesa signs MoU with Taiwan International Ports Corporation

    Siemens Gamesa signs MoU with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (photo: Siemens Gamesa)
    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed last week confirms the intention of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to collaborate with Taiwan International Ports Corporation for developing Taichung harbor in Taiwan for the Offshore wind business. Read more
  • politics & business

    Study: offshore wind parks deliver reliable power

    Study: offshore wind parks deliver reliable power (Photo: Stiftung OFFSHORE WINDENERGIE)
    A recent study by German research institution Fraunhofer IWES concludes that the availability of offshore wind turbines has increased compared to the results of a previous study from 2013. Read more
  • science & technology

    Holistic offshore wind farm control strategies to be put to the test

    Different methods of control will be used to optimise power production for the whole wind farm (photo: Vattenfall / CC BY-ND)
    The Carbon Trust has launched a new multimillion euro project as part of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme to investigate best use of Wind Farm Controls to maximise energy production from offshore wind farms whilst reducing turbine loads. Read more
  • science & technology

    Pipes don't come much bigger!

    At Sif, half-shells are longitudinally welded to produce shell sections of a maximum weight of 70 tonnes (photo: Dillinger)
    The challenges faced by the offshore industry are typified by extreme working locations subject to low temperatures and enormous mechanical and dynamic loads. The demands made on the design and materials selected for drilling rigs and wind turbines are also correspondingly high. Read more
  • logistics & operations

    Emden to become service hub for the EnBW offshore wind farms in the North Sea

    Emden to become service hub for EnBW offshore wind farms (photo: iStock)
    German energy utility EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG will build a service hub for its offshore wind farms in the North Sea on an airfield in Emden. The construction of the two-storey building with office and social rooms and a storage hall for spare parts and tools is scheduled to start in the spring of 2018. Read more
  • project update

    Siemens Gamesa to supply 950 MW to Vattenfall for three offshore projects in Denmark

    Siemens Gamesa will install 113 of its new SG 8.0-167 DD turbines for Vattenfall (photo: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy)
    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by Vattenfall to supply close to 1 GW at three offshore wind power plants being developed in Danish waters. Read more
  • project update

    Statoil awards battery contract in Batwind project

    Sebastian Bringsværd, head of Hywind Development in Statoil, at Statoil's Autumn Conference 2017. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland)
    Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm, will next year be equipped with a battery to store power from the wind farm. The purpose is to “teach” the battery when to hold back and store electricity, and when to send power to the grid, thus increasing value of the power. Read more

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