offshore wind professional News

  • Untapped wealth offshore - wind not oil

    As the high costs of heavy U.S. reliance on fossil fuels become clear, Oceana urges policymakers to invest more in the development of cheaper renewable energy choices. An Oceana analysis released today shows that offshore wind potential is so high off the U.S. Atlantic coast that investments in offshore wind power in Atlantic waters could generate about 30 percent more electricity than ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NREL to partner with university of Delaware on offshore wind research

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Delaware (UD) today announced they will work to facilitate the potential establishment of a test site for commercial wind turbines off the Delaware coast. Under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) worth $500,000 over the next five years, UD will work with federal and ...

  • Press release: Wind in the sails of the offshore wind industry council

    The first meeting of the new offshore wind sector council will take place today co-chaired by Keith Anderson, Chief Corporate Officer (CCO) of ScottishPower and Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon. The meeting comes as government and the industry prepare to deliver the offshore wind industrial strategy which will be published in the coming months. ...

  • Energy Institute to collaborate with G9 on offshore wind health and safety

    The Energy Institute (EI) and the G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association have announced their plans to collaborate on developing a programme of good practice and guidance on health and safety issues in the offshore wind industry. At the Renewables UK Health and Safety Conference in Sheffield, Iwan Tukalo, General Manager, Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind, speaking on behalf of Paul Smith, ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Global and China Offshore Wind Energy Forecasts for 2010-2014

    ReportsnReports.com adds "2010-2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Offshore Wind Energy" new market research report to its store. 2010-2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Offshore Wind Energy was published by QYResearch Wind Energy Research Center on Nov 2010. It was a professional and depth research report on Global and China Offshore Wind Farm Operation. We make a ...

  • Global and China Offshore Wind Energy to 2014 - Deep Research Report

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global and China Offshore Wind Energy to 2014 Deep Research Report" to its huge collection of research reports. It was a professional and depth research report on Global and China Offshore Wind Farm Operation. We make a detailed analysis on 12 major offshore wind energy countries including Denmark UK Sweden etc in the world. We analysis their ...


  • Asia`s Largest and World`s Second Largest Offshore Wind Event

    The Offshore Wind China 2012 Conference and Exhibition, Asia's largest and the world's second largest wind power event, will take place in Shanghai between 30 May and 1 June 2012, with the aim of promoting offshore wind power development not only locally in the Shanghai area but also worldwide. The exhibition session will take place at Shanghai New International Expo Center, while the meeting ...

  • Carbon Trust takes its offshore wind expertise to China

    The Carbon Trust is applying learning from its world leading work on offshore wind to help China meet its national target to grow its offshore wind capacity. The Carbon Trust will now be applying the learning from its world leading work on offshore wind to help China meet its national target to grow its offshore wind capacity at the lowest cost from under 0.5GW today to 5GW by 2015 and to 30GW by ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Siemens achieves major step in type certification for 6MW Offshore Wind Turbine

    The Provisional Type Certificate is a milestone towards the final certification of the wind turbine. It attests the conformity of the wind turbine design, manufacturing and testing processes for all safety relevant items with the normative references. Siemens developed the turbine SWT-6.0 especially for the demanding conditions in offshore locations. The first unit was installed in 2011 at the ...


  • 2010 Deep Research Report on Global and China Offshore Wind Power

    Bharatbook added a new report on '2010 Deep Research Report on Global and China Offshore Wind Power' which gives the current development status of China wind power industry.2010 Deep Research Report on Global and China Offshore Wind PowerIt was a professional and depth research report on Global and China Offshore Wind Farm Operation. We make a detailed analysis on 12 major Offshore Wind Power ...


  • Stantec to conduct landmark ecological study for offshore wind siting

    Environmental consulting and engineering firm Stantec has announced its plans to launch a significant pilot study focused on evaluating bat and bird movements off the coast of Maine. The project, the first phase of which will run from late July through October this year, will collect data on migration patterns of bats and birds in the Gulf of Maine and represents the first such study of its kind ...


  • GL Garrad Hassan: Offshore wind has come of age

    GL Garrad Hassan, the world’s largest renewable energy advisory organisation and part of the recently merged DNV GL Group today published a landmark document providing exclusive insight into the last ten years of offshore wind. ‘10 Years: 10 Lessons’ is a series of ten thought-provoking essays from experts with personal experience of a decade of progress. The report celebrates ...


  • China´s Offshore Wind Market Expected to Grow to US$16 billion

    Despite the considerable challenges and bottlenecks faced by China's offshore wind power market, the country's efforts in technologies for development of offshore wind power have remained strong. Thanks to years of coordination and cooperation between the government and domestic offshore wind power players, the first batch of offshore wind power license projects, most of which have been idle for ...

  • Global wind expert says offshore wind will be one of the cheapest UK energy sources by 2025

    Last week at the Carbon Trust’s annual innovation lecture at the British Library global wind energy expert, Henrik Stiesdal, Chief Technical Officer at Siemens Wind Power told an audience of 200 prominent offshore wind stakeholders that offshore wind will be one of the cheapest, scalable solutions for the UK, as compared to other renewables and fossil fuel energy sources by 2025, if the ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Offshore Wind China 2013, Largest Event of Its Kind in Asia, Kicks Off on 19 June in Shanghai

    The number of firms in China exiting or reducing their exposure to the wind power sector is expected to significantly level off, as new policies supporting renewable energy being developed at the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Research and Markets: Wind Resource Assessment - A Practical Guide to Developing a Wind Project

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zxwzp7/wind_resource_asse) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Wind Resource Assessment. A Practical Guide to Developing a Wind Project" to their offering. This is a practical, authoritative guide to the ...


  • Esri Launches European Wind User Group

    Wind energy professionals across Europe now have a local source for the exchange of ideas, success stories, and information about geospatial technology for on- and offshore wind farms: the Esri European Wind User Group. The group's mission is to discuss the best ways to meet daily challenges and learn how proven applications ...


    By Esri

  • Consent secured for largest onshore wind farm in Europe

    Scottish and Southern Energy plc (SSE) has been granted consent by Scottish Ministers to develop in southern Scotland a wind farm with a total capacity of up to 456MW. The wind farm will be built in two phases and, on completion, will be the largest onshore wind farm in Europe. The wind farm, known as Clyde, is located between Biggar and Moffat. It became part of SSE’s development ...


    By Scottish and Southern Energy

  • Newest Release of Bentley’s SACS Software for Offshore Structures Improves Dynamic Analysis to Increase Operational Safety and Extend Productive Lifecycle

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today released the latest version of its SACS software for the analysis and design of new and existing fixed offshore oil and gas structures and wind farm structures. ...

  • Wind turbine design software can help wind industry reach 2.8 terawatts by 2050

    The recently merged DNV GL has signed a contract to supply the 500th commercial license of its Bladed wind turbine design software. Bladed is trusted by manufacturers and certification agencies around the world for the calculation of turbine design loads and performance. It has contributed to the successful development and operation of thousands of turbines. In the same month that Bladed reached ...


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