Wind Power

Trump Takes Scottish Windfarm Fight to UK's Top Court

Billionaire U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump took his long battle against windfarms near his Scottish golf course to the UK Supreme Court on Thursday.

Nordex to Buy Acciona's Wind Power Business

German wind turbine maker Nordex is buying Spanish firm Acciona's wind power business for 785 million euros ($882 million) in cash and shares to create a global player in the wind energy market,

Spain's Acciona Has No Plans for Energy Division

Spain's Acciona has no further plans for its energy division in the short term, director of corporate development Juan Muro Lara said on Monday during a conference

NorSea Group Acquires Wind Power Company ØER

Through its wholly owned Danish subsidiary Danbor, NorSea Group has acquired the Danish wind power company Øer.   In announcing the acquisition today, NorSea

Statoil, NTNU Ink R&D Deal

  The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Statoil today (Thursday 1 October) signed an agreement on research funding for future energy solutions.

ARENA pushes for Solar Cell Breakthrough

  An Australian manufacturing innovator has taken the first steps towards commercialising a potentially cheaper and highly efficient solar cell, thanks to $449,

Steel Processing for largest Sail Boat Begins

  Processing of steel for Hull 483 started on sheet-cutting machine in Shipbuilding Industry Split on 22 September 2015. It is the largest square-rigged ship contracted for a Monaco buyer,

Denmark's Vestas Gets 126 MW Order in Thailand

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems said on Tuesday it had received a 126 megawatt turbine order from a project in Thailand. The order from

Renewables Boost French Power Supply Safety Margins

France's electricity supply should be stable between 2015 and 2020 as more wind and solar energy projects add capacity and even if the country shuts down its ageing Fessenheim nuclear plant,

Dynasafe Appoints Krumpholz MD

Dynasafe has announced  that Tom Krumpholz has been appointed as Managing Director of the newly established Dynasafe Marine Services GmbH in Hamburg, Germany, and

San Pedro Bay Ports Update on CAAP

Environmental teams from the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach will hold a joint community workshop on Oct. 14 to gather input on the next update of the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP).

Construction of First Wind-diesel Power Plant

In Amderma Nenets Autonomous District the work of installing the first wind turbine for the new wind-diesel industry has begun. Currently, the foundation for

Protea Launches Heavy-Lift Cranes

Protea, a manufacturer of offshore handling equipment, launched two types of heavy lift cranes at Nor-Shipping in Oslo earlier this year. “The target of any marine

US to Sell Offshore Leases for New Jersey Wind Farms

Interior to auction 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for wind energy development; 13 energy companies qualified to bid in lease sale   As part of President Obama’s

NKT Cables Positions for Offshore Windfarm Growth

Danish power cable maker NKT Cables expects its business of delivering underwater cables to offshore wind farms to grow rapidly in the coming years, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

First Wave of Seacat Services Apprentices Graduate

Press release - Offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services announced the graduation of the first group of young seafarers from its Maritime Apprenticeship program.

Blades Turn at New Baltic Wind Park

Germany took another step forward in its Energiewende  on Monday, as the largest wind park in the German Baltic coastline region, Baltic 2, was switched on. Greeted with a strong breeze,

Offshore Wind Energy Within Reach for North Carolina

  As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Bureau of Ocean

ROVOP Bags $3.5 Million Contract Wins

Independent subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service provider ROVOP has revealed more than $3.5 million worth of new contract wins in the last month from

MetOcean System Ordered for Dudgeon Wind Farm

Miros, a supplier of weather and wave monitoring products and oil spill detection systems for the global offshore energy market, has been awarded a contract for

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