Wind Power

Master Fined After Wind Farm Collision

The master of a wind farm support vessel has today been made to pay £3,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to breaches of maritime collision regulations.

Supply Weighs on Czech, Slovak Spot; Demand Supports Hungary Prices

Forecasts for rising renewable generation sent Czech and Slovak spot power prices lower on Tuesday while Hungarian prices rose on an expected increase in consumption, traders said.

Professor Wins $200,000 Offshore Suction Pile Contract

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology apprises that  professor Sangchul Bang is making history by designing suction pile foundations for what will be the world's largest windmill on a 2,

CWind Launches New Vessel

CWind, a provider of integrated services to the offshore wind industry, has launched its new vessel CWind Fulmar in a naming ceremony in Brightlingsea. The CWind Fulmar, built by CTruk Ltd.

Policy Uncertainty Threatens to Slow Renewable Energy Momentum

IEA forecast sees renewable power as a cost-competitive option in an increasing number of cases, but facing growing risks to deployment over the medium term. The

CWind Wins 3-year O&M Services Contract

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, have signed a three-year contract to provide crew and equipment transfer for DONG Energy and Scottish

Britain's H1 Coal Power Generation Falls 19 pct

Gas-fired power generation down 11 pct; overall British electricity generation down 9.2 pct. British coal-fired power generation fell 19 percent in the first half of 2014 against a year earlier,

Supply Pressure Weighs on Prompt Prices

Prospects of higher solar power output and good thermal capacity availability cut European spot power prices on Wednesday as demand remained flat. German day-ahead

Spot Prices Fall on Cool Weather, More Hydro

Cooler weather that cut air conditioning demand and more renewable supply pushed central European day ahead power lower on Tuesday as good supply from the Balkans

More Solar Supply Curbs High Prompt Prices

European spot power prices were weighed down by recovering solar electricity supply forecasts on Tuesday, having risen in recent days on a lack of wind and sun which curbed renewables output.

E.ON Bets on Investor Help for Wind Power Push

E.ON, Germany's biggest utility, is banking on investors to help it catch up with European rivals in renewable power, unable to shoulder large projects on its own as it battles to cut debt.

OWS Christens Damen Fast Crew Supplier

Offshore Wind Services’ (OWS) latest Damen vessel – the Fast Crew Supplier 2008 Offshore Waddenzee - was officially named at Damen Oranjewerf Amsterdam, on August 22.

Rising Consumption, Less Wind Drive Spot Prices Higher

Increasing consumption combined with forecasts for less renewables generation in the region pushed central European day ahead power prices higher on Monday, traders said.

Weak Wind, Solar Energy Output Lift Prompt Prices

European spot power prices rose on Monday on forecasts for weak renewable power production and rising demand in the region. German day-ahead baseload for Tuesday delivery was 4.

Falcon ROV Helps Japan Harness Offshore Wind

After Japan’s 50 nuclear reactors closed following the Fukushima disaster, wind is now seen as an important alternative energy source. But in a crowded and mountainous

Spot Prices Down on Higher Wind Output

Forecasts for higher wind power generation and lower demand at the weekend sent central European day-ahead power prices lower on Friday, traders said. On regional exchanges,

Rising Wind Generation, Lower Demand

Forecasts for an increase in wind power output and lower demand sent central European day-ahead power prices lower on Thursday, traders said. On regional exchanges,

ABB Unveils Innovation to Increase Green Energy Efficiency

Swiss engineering group ABB has developed technology that can double the power flow of underground cables, making it cheaper to integrate electricity into the grid from distant offshore wind farms.

Gas Generator Comply with Medium-voltage Directive

Series 4000 gas generator sets built by MTU Onsite Energy, a Rolls-Royce Power Systems subsidiary, have been certified as compliant with the medium-voltage directive

Britain's First Power Capacity Auction Set for Dec. 16

Britain will hold its first auction for standby power capacity on Dec. 16, a model that will serve as a blueprint for other European countries planning to operate

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