Wind Power

Spanish Boat Wins Leg of Ocean Race

 Spanish boat Mapfre has claimed victory in the Auckland leg of the of the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race from Sanya, China, to Auckland.   The Alicante-based

Vattenfall Win Offshore Denmark Wind Tender

Sweden's state-owned Vattenfall has won a tender to build a wind park off Denmark, which is expected to produce the world's cheapest offshore wind energy, Denmark's

James Fisher Wind Farm Support Vessel Named

James Fisher Marine Services’s (JFMS) multipurpose wind farm support vessel, Dart Fisher, has been formally named by the vessel’s Godmother Maria McCaffery MBE,

Sweden Dwarfs Norway in New Wind Power, but Not for Long

Norway has lagged neighbour Sweden in attracting wind power projects but planned changes to tax rules are expected to lure investors back.   Norway and Sweden

Siemens Turbines to Run S. Africa Wind Farms

Siemens will supply and install turbines for a 9 billion rand ($770 million) project to build three wind farms in South Africa with a combined capacity to generate 360 megawatts of power,

Australia’s First Renewable Energy From Wave Power Array

  The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today joined Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane to officially switch on the Carnegie Perth Wave Energy Project’s onshore power station.

Britain Approves World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Britain's energy ministry has approved the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind project, the world's biggest offshore wind park, it said in a statement on Tuesday.

Shipbuilder CTruk Awarded Round 6 RGF Grant

Essex-based shipbuilder CTruk received a £1 million ($1.5 million) grant for the construction of an Advanced Composite Technology Centre from the UK Government's Regional Growth Fund,

Turbine Maker Vestas to pay Dividend

Analysts disappointed by 2015 financial targets; shares fall over 6 percent. Danish wind turbine maker Vestas proposed its first dividend payment in 12 years

Vestas Receives 29.7 MW Order in the UK

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems said on Tuesday it had received a 29.7 megawatt turbine order from BayWa for a wind project in the UK. The

EEX to Launch Wind Power Futures

The European Energy Bourse EEX plans to introduce wind power futures contracts, allowing clients to speculate on prices in an increasingly important area of the energy market.

CWind Secures Another Contract in Germany

CWind has secured its third temporary power supply project in German waters.   CWind is providing an integrated solution that includes the project management,

Unique DP System Thrusts US Offshore Wind Sector

Offshore wind construction in the U.S. sees opportunities for effective conversions of existing jack-ups into wind turbine installation vessels Thrustmaster of Texas,

Australian Windfarms Face $13 bln Wipeout

Australia faces a A$17 billion ($13.3 billion) exodus of investment from its windfarm industry because of a political deadlock, threatening to deal the country

BSM Takes Management of Two SOVs

BSM is to take on the ship management of two new ULSTEIN SX175 Service Operation Vessels (SOVs), ordered as part of a WINDEA joint venture involving its parent company Bernhard Schulte.

Sensors Installed on New Offshore Wind Turbine Foundation

Strainstall has been subcontracted by the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) to install sensors, as part of its Structural and Environmental Monitoring (SEM) solution,

MHI Begins Wind Turbine Testing at Hunterston

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) have begun onshore verification testing of a large-scale (MWT167H/7.0) digital hydraulically driven offshore wind turbine

Trearddur Bay Completes Sea Trials

BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced that windfarm support vessel Trearddur Bay, its latest design for Turbine Transfers,  has successfully

Enel Green Power 2014 Core Earnings Meet Guidance

Italy's biggest renewable energy company Enel Green Power said on Wednesday its core earnings last year were 1.9 billion euros ($2 billion), in line with the company's guidance.

CWind Appoints Global Head of SHEQ

CWind announced it has created a new role in the business to ensure that it continues to develop and maintain high levels of safety, health, environmental and quality

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