Wind Power

Germany Boosts H1 Wind Capacity

Germany installed 1,892 megawatts (MW) of new onshore wind power capacity in the first six months of 2016, industry groups said on Thursday, adding that the total

Van Oord lands Bilfinger Bounty

Van Oord has reached agreement on the acquisition of the offshore wind activities of Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems GmbH, a German company active in the engineering,

Gamesa Records Strong H1, Raises Outlook

Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa on Wednesday raised its sales and earnings targets for this year, after reporting a steep rise in net profit in the first half

Trelleborg Wins Floatover Installation Contract for BorWin3

Trelleborg’s engineered products operation announces it has been awarded a contract by Petrofac for its first floatover installation of an offshore converter platform - BorWin3 wind farm project.

Boskalis Awarded Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded the Offshore Balance of Plant contract by Vattenfall for the construction of Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm,

DNV GL Seeks to Standardize Floating Turbines

 DNV GL launched a new joint industry project (JIP) together with thirteen global partners to mutually develop a Recommended Practice for the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines.

MMT, TenneT Ink Contract Award

MMT has announced that they have signed a four year framework agreement with TenneT.   The framework agreement runs from 2016 to 2020 and MMT has been selected

Seacat Services Sends Freedom to Race Bank

Seacat Freedom, the latest addition to Seacat Services’ 12-strong fleet, has been dispatched to DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind project following the boat’s

DNV GL Commissions OVRT Test Unit for Wind Turbines

 DNV GL adds to its service offering  offers in the field of electrical measurement for renewable energy producers with a mobile test laboratory for carrying out

Trelleborg Introduces Renewables Cable Protection System

Trelleborg’s offshore operation recently launched its protection system, NjordGuard, for the renewables market.   The system is designed to protect offshore

Diversification: Key to SubSea Success

With global offshore wind expenditure expected to reach £210 billion ($278 bln) over the next ten years, Subsea UK is encouraging companies to expand into the renewables

Ocean Energy Europe Appoints Co-Presidents

Ocean Energy Europe has elected Thierry Kalanquin (DCNS) and Simon de Pietro (DP Energy) as its new co-Presidents.   The pair will combine the expertise of an

Finalists of Wind Propulsion Innovations Awards

The International Windship Association (IWSA) has announced the shortlist, selected by shipping industry experts, for the inaugural Wind Propulsion Innovation Awards

Breakthrough in Reconstruction of Warm Climate Phases

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have overcome a seeming weakness of global climate models. They

Jee Wins Array Cable Optimization Study Contract

Subsea engineering and training company Jee Ltd. informs it has been awarded a contract by Scottish Power Renewables to carry out an array cable layout optimization

French Wind Power Capacity Grew in H1 but Lags Target

France added 568 megawatts (MW) of wind power in the first half of the year, lagging its objective to add 1.5 gigawatts (GW) annually from 2016, an industry group said on Tuesday.

Global Maritime's Warranty Services for Block Island Wind Farm

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering has signed a contract with leading offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind to provide marine warranty services for the Block Island Wind Farm,

Rampion Offshore Wind Farm Work Underway Again

The wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Discovery, has recommenced work at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm off the south coast of England. Working closely

ABS Group Awarded BKR02 Wind Farm Certification Work

 England headquartered ABS Group Ltd., a subsidiary of ABS Group of Companies, Inc., said it has received a contract to provide project certification services to

GE, Senvion Prepare Bids for Adwen

General Electric and German wind turbine maker Senvion are preparing bids for French wind power group Adwen, which is jointly owned by Spain's Gamesa and France's Areva,

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