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  • Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Companies

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Companies - Profile and Project Overview" to its huge collection of research reports. The report profiles twelve major vessel companies operating in the offshore wind turbine installation market. Companies profiled in the report include A2SEA A/S, MPI-Offshore Limited, Seajacks International Ltd., GeoSea ...


  • Don’t throw caution to the wind with offshore turbine maintenance

    The European Union’s push away from fossil fuels toward renewables, along with falling costs, has seen offshore wind thrive. And the sector is about to receive another boost, now that the focus on and investment in floating wind turbines is reaching fruition. This incredible feat of engineering has the potential to totally reshape offshore renewables, allowing for greater ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Global Offshore Wind Turbine Market 2011-2015

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Offshore Wind Turbine Market 2011-2015 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Blades arrive for world’s largest offshore wind turbines

    The blades for the world’s largest offshore wind turbines have finally arrived in Belfast this past week. The giant blades were designed, tested and manufactured in the Isle of Wight especially for the V164-8.0 MW wind turbines made by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. Each of the blades are and extraordinary 80m long and will be part of the Burbo Bank Extension project which has its pre-assembly ...

  • Offshore wind & transmission forum

    Last week the EU council agreed to allocate EUR 576 million to offshore wind projects within the EU, as part of the stimulus package. Nearly half of the allocation is earmarked for offshore wind transmission infrastructure projects which will provide a huge boost to the offshore wind industry and help open up the private sector investment opportunities.Green Power Conferences’ Offshore Wind and ...


    By Green Power Conferences

  • Gamesa showcases its new 5 MW offshore wind turbine at the Offshore Wind 2013 trade fair

    The company expects the turbine installed in Arinaga, Canary Islands, Spain, to begin operating in the third quarter of 2013 and the installation of the initial units in 2014 Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, is exhibiting for the 3rd consecutive year at the Offshore Wind 2013 trade fair, one of the industry's premier events, in Manchester, UK, from 12-13 June. At ...


    By Gamesa

  • Video: Innovations in offshore wind turbine foundations drive down cost

    Innovative Bucket Foundations on their way for first stage of construction at the world's largest offshore wind farm The innovative suction-installed foundations that represent the first stage of construction at the world's largest offshore wind farm are now on their way to the site at Dogger Bank, 125 kilometres off the UK's east coast. The structures, known as Bucket ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Worldwide Offshore Wind Turbine Market Research Report to 2015

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4   TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Offshore Wind Turbine market to grow at a CAGR of 11.63 percent over the ...

  • Queen Elizabeth buys world`s largest offshore wind turbine

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth is investing in the world's largest offshore wind turbine and also in the development of offshore windfarms in Scottish waters, her property company The Crown Estate announced on Wednesday. On April 17, The Crown Estate signed an agreement to purchase a prototype of the world's largest offshore wind turbine, Clipper's 7.5 megawatt MBE turbine. Known as the Britannia ...

  • Technip awarded the substructure for first offshore floating wind turbine

    Technip has been awarded by StatoilHydro an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for the Hywind project substructure wind turbine which will be located offshore Karmøy, Norway, at a water depth of 200-220 meters. It will be the world's first full scale offshore floating wind turbine. This floating demonstration wind turbine will have a tower height of around 65 ...


    By Technip

  • Competition to improve access to offshore wind turbines receives worldwide interest

    The global market opportunity for access solutions for deeper water offshore wind environments is estimated to be worth over £2bn by 2020 and according to Carbon Trust research, the UK market alone could account for up to fifty per cent of that. Companies from the oil and gas, ship building, marine engineering and aerospace industries have registered alongside a number of ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • New tool to assess the ecological impacts of offshore wind turbines

    How do offshore wind farms affect marine wildlife? A new study outlines a systematic approach developed for Swedish waters that could also be useful for assessing wind energy impacts on the marine environment more widely. Under the 20-20-20 targets, the EU is committed to increasing the proportion of its energy that is produced from renewable resources to 20% by 2020. To address this challenge, ...

  • Maine Project Launches First Grid-Connected Offshore Wind Turbine in the U.S.

    The Energy Department today recognized the nation’s first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine prototype off the coast of Castine, Maine. Led by the University of Maine, this project represents the first concrete-composite floating platform wind turbine to be deployed in the world – strengthening American leadership in innovative clean energy technologies that diversify the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Infocast`s Turbines, Towers & Vessels 2011 for Northeastern Offshore Wind Projects

    Infocast brings its inaugural Turbines, Towers & Vessels 2011 for Northeastern Offshore Wind Projects from September 7-9, 2011to the Providence Biltmore in Providence, RI highlighted by The Honorable Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor of Rhode Island. The event will feature case studies on all four leading Northeastern offshore wind projects including Cape Wind, ...


    By Infocast

  • 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 ...


  • How a Wind Turbine Works

    This week we’re celebrating the launch of a new series on Energy.gov: How Energy Works. Join us today on Twitter at 2 p.m. ET for our How Energy Works live Q&A answering everything you want to know about wind turbines. Use #HowEnergyWorks to submit questions and follow the live discussion. From massive wind farms ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • RWE Innogy commences with turbine installation for the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm

    At RWE’s base port in Bremerhaven the go-ahead was given yesterday for the installation of the 48 wind turbines that will comprise the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm: Four 240-tonnes tubular steel towers, together with the associated hubs and nacelles, were loaded onto the installation vessel “Victoria Mathias” which will transport them for installation at sea over the coming ...


    By RWE AG

  • Half of the turbines operational at the world’s second largest offshore wind farm

    More than half of the 160 turbines at RWE Innogy UK’s flagship offshore wind farm, Gwynt y Môr, off the North Wales coast, have been commissioned and are generating electricity. The milestone was reached last week with the 81st turbine connected to the National Grid. Construction of the world’s second largest offshore wind farm will be completed later this year with final ...


    By RWE AG

  • £10million to spur on innovation in offshore wind

    Innovators with novel ideas to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy are today being invited to get their ideas off the drawing board and into turbines out at sea with the launch of two competitions. As highlighted in the Offshore Wind Technology Innovation Needs Assessment (TINA) published by the Low Carbon Innovation Coordination Group (LCICG) in February this year, offshore wind has ...

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