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DNV GL Looks for Partners in LIDAR JIP

Jul 29, 2019

The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL calls on industry stakeholders to jointly develop acceptance criteria for LIDAR-measured Turbulence Intensity (TI).The world’s largest resource of independent energy experts…

Iberdrola Profits Up with Contribution from OWF

Jul 29, 2019

Spanish public multinational utility company Iberdrola said that its gross operating profit (EBITDA) grew by 12.5% to €4.99 billion, due to the positive performances in the United States, Mexico and Brazil and the contribution of the Wikinger offshore wind farm…

Ferrybridge Demolished for Beatrice OWF

Jul 29, 2019

The iconic former coal-fired Ferrybridge Power Station in West Yorkshire has been demolished, before the official opening of Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm in the Moray Firth.A press release from the UK-listed energy company SSE said that the world’s…

Europe Installs 1.9 GW Offshore Wind Capacity in H1

Jul 26, 2019

Europe added 1.9 GW of new offshore wind was installed in the first half of 2019, up from the 1.1 GW added in the same period in 2018, according to figures released by WindEurope.The UK (931 MW), Denmark (374 MW), Belgium (370 MW) and Germany (252 MW) accounted for these installations…

Ørsted Offshore Wind Hub Comes in East Coast

Jul 25, 2019

Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind announced a landmark agreement to develop Maryland’s first offshore wind energy staging center at Tradepoint Atlantic, a 3,300-acre global logistics center in Baltimore County, Maryland.Establishing a facility for offshore…

Maryland Offers Offshore Wind Grants

Jul 25, 2019

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is launching two offshore wind grants for the 2020 fiscal year, with combined funds of approximately $3 million. Nearly $1.6m will go the Maryland Offshore Wind Capex Program and remaining to the Maryland Offshore Wind Workforce Training Program…

Top Turbine Makers to Spend $2.6bln on R&D

Jul 25, 2019

Research and development (R&D) expenses among the world's top ten wind turbine manufacturers are expected to exceed $2.6 billion by 2023.The  R&D expenses more than doubled in the last four years, reaching $1.8m in 2018, as demand grows for ever-bigger on- and offshore models…

LDA Wins French Offshore Wind Work

Jul 24, 2019

French maritime firm Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) Group announced that its subsidiary Louis Dreyfus TravOcean has signed its first contract related to the development of offshore windfarms in France.The transport and logistics company said that the contract for supply…

DNV GL Opens 1st LiDAR Test Site in Asia

Jul 22, 2019

Global certification group DNV GL has launched its first LiDAR verification site in Asia to cater for the growing windpower market.The world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body said in a press release that the site…

TRIG Acquires French Wind Farms

Jul 19, 2019

UK-based investment fund  The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has acquired stakes in four French onshore windfarms, with a total capacity of 107.8 MW. InfraRed’s listed renewables vehicle did not disclose financial details of acquisitions…

Van Oord Completes Foundation for EA1

Jul 19, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord has installed the last jacket foundation for offshore wind farm East Anglia ONE (EA1) and delivered it to client ScottishPower Renewables.Van Oord was in charge of the transportation and installation…

Japanese Firms Begin Offshore Wind Surveys

Jul 17, 2019

Japanese companies Sumitomo Corporation and Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. (J-POWER) have begun an offshore ground investigation off the coast of Japan to explore the possibility of developing an offshore wind power plant.The Japanese…

BV Joins the Int'l Windship Association

Jul 15, 2019

The decarbonization drive is gearing up to be the defining issue faced by the shipping sector in the coming decades and the industry is searching for low carbon and zero emissions technologies that will deliver on the International Maritime…

Mainstream Names Asia-Pacific Head

Jul 12, 2019

Irish wind and solar projects developer Mainstream Renewable Power has appointed Raghuram Natarajan chief executive of its Asia-Pacific business.'This key appointment to the Group’s Leadership Team, based out of its newly opened regional headquarters in Singapore…

ABS, MARIN Launch Wind Propulsion Project

Jul 12, 2019

The classification society ABS and Netherlands based research institute MARIN have launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to investigate transparent and validated methods to assess performance of wind-assisted shipping propulsion technologies…

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