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    OWA publishes new Cable Burial Application Guide

    The Offshore Wind Accelerator has published a new report to inform industry on how to apply the Cable Burial Risk Assessment Guidance (CBRA) following its launch earlier this year. The report explains... read more
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    Winners of the Renewable Energy Health and Safety Awards announced

    On the eve of the annual Health and Safety Conference in Birmingham, RenewableUK announced the Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award for 2016. The first place went to Windcat for their... read more
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    New pull test stand with a capacity of 1,500 tons

    East Metal and Certex form an alliance around load tests of large items. A 1,500 ton test stand is located in Nakskov, Denmark. read more

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    Positive impact of offshore wind farms

    The offshore wind industry has a broadly positive impact on human well-being, conclude two new reports. “Understanding the impacts of offshore wind on well-being” and “Public perceptions of offshore... read more
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    EDP works in gravity based foundation

    DEMOGRAVI3 is a project that aims to develop an innovative gravity based foundation for offshore wind turbines. EDP has just been granted European funding for the project. read more
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    LiDAR technology meets met masts

    A wind LiDAR installed at Dogger Bank for the Forewind consortium has provided data which shows the technology has advanced to the stage where it could be used in future as an alternative to... read more
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    Simple but clever

    The principle of gravity foundations may be simple but the ­concept is ­having a hard time gaining a ­foothold in the market. The Texbase aims to change this. Its big advantage is that the sand silos... read more
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    Thinking big

    The offshore market is ­currently a heady mix of top marks for ­performance and rotor diameters on the one hand and mergers on the other. The purpose of large rotor blades, more generator output and... read more
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    Vibratory piling may be an alternative

    On a test site the vibratory pile installation method has shown significantly reduced peak noise emissions as well as installation time compared to a hammered installation and can be controlled to... read more
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    Conducting flapwise and edgewise fatigue in parallel

    Blade manufacturer LM Wind Power and the ORE Catapult announced a strategic collaboration to develop an innovative blade test method that could help to reduce overall blade test times by up to 25 %... read more

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