Wind Power

Ulstein Verft's First Wind Service Vessel Launched

Shipbuilder Ulstein Verft has launched its first vessel within the renewable energy segment, and also the first with the newly-developed X-STERN hull line design.

MHI Retains 50% Stake in MVOW

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) said it will maintain 50 percent ownership of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S (MVOW). MHI had announced a call option on September 27,

N-Sea to Clear Unexploded Ordnance for UK Wind Farm

Subsea IMR provider, N-Sea, has been awarded a new contract with Galloper Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (GWFL).   The contract for pre-construction unexploded ordnance

IFEC Teams Up with China's Goldwind for Wind Power Projects

Thailand's Inter Far East Energy Pcl said on Wednesday that China's Goldwind International Holding will buy a 10 percent stake in its wind power unit as part of

Statoil Enters German Offshore Wind Market

Statoil has entered the German offshore wind market, through a 50 percent acquisition of the Arkona offshore wind farm. Statoil and E.ON also announce the final

Statoil Buys Half Arkona Offshore Wind Farm Stakes

Statoil today enters the German offshore wind market, through a 50% acquisition of the Arkona offshore wind farm. Statoil and E.ON also announced the final investment

Atlantic Pioneer Gets to Work at Block Island

The first US-built and operated offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel will be named at an official christening ceremony in Quonset Point, Rhode Island. Following

IMTRA Outfits US’ First Wind Farm Vessel

IMTRA, a manufacturer and importer of commercial marine products, has delivered equipment to the first U.S.-flagged offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel (CTV), Atlantic Pioneer.

Norway Confirms Permission for E.ON to Build Onshore Wind Farm

Norwegian Oil and Energy Ministry said on Thursday it has given the final approval for Germany's E.ON to build a 155-megawatt wind power park in southeastern Norway.

Seacat Services Supports Dong Construction Race

24 month, four-workboat, charter service agreement to provide DONG Energy with construction support across the Race Bank offshore wind project   DONG Energy, a developer of offshore wind projects,

BV's AIP for WindFloat's FOWT Foundation

 Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle for the WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation.

French Industry Body Backs Ambitious Renewable Energy Targets

A French industry body on Friday increased draft government targets for onshore wind energy capacity ahead of their final publication.   In coming weeks, the

WindFloat Earns Bureau Veritas Approval

Classification society Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle for the WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation. WindFloat is designed

ABB, Solar Impulse - Clean Energy Future is Achievable

As Hawaii embarks on the complex transition from a fossil-fueled past to a clean energy future, Solar Impulse and ABB are proving that renewables are a reliable power source.

French Renewables Lobby Wants More Offshore Wind Power in Policy Review

French renewables lobby SER said on Thursday it plans to argue for a major boost to offshore wind power targets at a review of government energy policy on Friday.

GE Interested in German Offshore Wind, Eastern Europe

General Electric, fresh from taking on the offshore wind business of rival Alstom, is positioning itself in Germany's expanding offshore wind sector and looking at eastern Europe.

Portugal to Build Sustainable Energy System

Portugal must maintain its efforts to deliver a financially sustainable energy system, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today as it also urged the Portuguese

First US-flagged Wind Farm Vessel Delivered

Blount Boats has delivered the Atlantic Pioneer, America’s first U.S.-flagged Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) for Atlantic Wind Transfers that will begin service for

German Conservatives Urge Limit on Onshore Wind Energy

Germany should limit the expansion of onshore wind energy to 51 gigawatts (GW) by 2020, according to a letter from the head of Chancellor Angela Merkel's parliamentary

MPI Workboats Commence Contract with Statoil

MPI Workboats has been awarded two long-term contracts with Statoil on the Dudgeon Offshore Windfarm. MPI Napoleon and MPI Snowball will provide crew-transfer support,

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