Offshore Renewables News - page 33


Indian offshore wind "open playing field"

May 24, 2016

While Europe has been leading the charge in offshore wind development, the US and other regions including India are starting to build activity.  In India, there are two main regions, the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, on the west coast of India…

Wave study to gather lessons learned

May 24, 2016

Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has initiated a new project with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) to capture the wealth of knowledge and experience amassed in Orkney through testing wave energy devices in real sea conditions.   Results…

Siemens gets Beatrice wind order

May 23, 2016

Siemens has received a further order for an offshore wind power plant in Scotland. The company is to supply, install, and commission 84 wind turbines, each with a 154m rotor diameter designed to generate 7MW of power, for the 'Beatrice' project…

Subsea 7, Seaway ink Beatrice wind farm EPIC

May 23, 2016

Subsea 7 and Dutch contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting are to work together on the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The wind farm, operated by SSE, was given the green light today, and has been described as one of the largest private investments made in Scottish infrastructure…

Bladt, Semco in milestone wind farm contract

May 18, 2016

Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime are been awarded a contract to build three substations for the Hornsea Project One, described by its developer as the world's largest offshore wind farm. It is the first time in Bladt Industries’ and…

DNV GL to aid BorWin installation

May 18, 2016

Norway's DNV GL has been awarded a contract by China's COSCO Shipping Company for the installation engineering services for the BorWin gamma high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platform. The Dutch-German transmission system operator…

Scotrenewables launches world’s largest tidal turbine

May 12, 2016

Orkney-based Scotrenewables Tidal Power has launched its 2MW SR2000, the world’s largest energy generating tidal turbine. The company launched the 550-tonne machine at Harland & Wolff Heavy Industries in Belfast on 12 May.  This is the first commercial scale machine the company has built…

Dudgeon jacket sails away

May 12, 2016

A jacket built for the for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm offshore substation by Sembmarine SLP in Lowestoft, England, sailed away from the yard yesterday (11 May).  The 1500-tonne structure that has dominated Lowestoft’s port skyline…

Maersk Connector named in Newcastle

May 11, 2016

DeepOcean has named its latest vessel, the Maersk Connector, in Newcastle. The ceremony was held at A&P Tyne, where work to install the duel concentric 7000-tonne split capacity basket carousel, loading arms and associated cable handling equipment is nearing completion…

Winds of change offshore US?

May 10, 2016

American offshore wind has for too long been overshadowed by the long-delayed Cape Wind project, but the winds of change might finally be blowing.  Cape Wind, is a 130 turbine, 3.6MW offshore wind park planned for off Cape Cod, Massachusetts…

Siemens uses Aqualis for wind farm study

May 09, 2016

Siemens Wind Power has contracted offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore to provide a series of assessments for wind turbine service operations to be performed by a jackup vessel chartered by Siemens.  The jackup…

Plat-O tidal device heads to Orkney

May 06, 2016

UK tidal energy developer Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) has arranged a £4.5 million funding package to commence the deployment of an array of its PLAT-O tidal energy systems at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. SME…

DONG consults on Hornsea Three

May 05, 2016

DONG Energy has started consultation on its 2.4GW Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm in the UK North Sea. If built out to full capacity, Hornsea Project Three would be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, capable of powering over 2 million UK homes…

Minesto inks Subsea Riser Products order

May 05, 2016

Swedish wave energy firm Minesto has entered into a supplier agreement with Subsea Riser Products (SRP), within which Minesto has ordered a modified version of SRP’s product Rocksteady for its tidal energy power plant Deep Green. Delivery is scheduled for the first quarter of 2017…

OTC16: Wind powered water injection feasible

May 03, 2016

Wind powered water injection is a technically feasible project for suitable fields, according to the results of a joint industry project (JIP), revealed at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston today.  The DNV GL-led WIN WIN JIP would also be capable of meeting performance targets…

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