Wind Power

Oceans 15 MTS/IEEE Focuses on Change

The premiere North American conference and exhibition on marine technology will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center on National Harbor from October 19-22, 2015.

Vestas Gets 53 MW Order in Finland

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems said on Tuesday it had received a 53 megawatt turbine order for a wind project in Finland. The order was for 16 units of the V126-3.

Green Investments Up After Two-Year Decline

Renewables investment last year up nearly 17 pct to $270 bln. Global green energy investment surged in 2014, after two years of decline, due to a solar boom

Vestas: Low Oil Price, No Problem

The oil price drop has not discouraged investment in rival wind power as much as feared, the chairman of Danish Vestas Wind Systems said on Monday. "I thought

Lack of Ship Definition is a Threat to Investors

AKD says the lack of an unambiguous term to describe a ‘ship’ in several jurisdictions represents a potential threat to asset security for financiers, particularly

SAL Heavy Lift Performs Offshore Windfarm Work

MV Lone proves as project platform for Wikinger wind farm   SAL Heavy Lift informs it has completed the second phase of the Wikinger Pile Testing Campaign with DP II Class vessel MV Lone.

BOEM Issues Offshore Wind Energy Research Lease

 BOEM issues first wind energy research lease in Federal offshore waters   The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has executed a wind energy research

Denmark's Promising Future

One of the world’s leading seafaring nations, Denmark has maritime roots stretching back more than 1,000 years. While its history is strong, the Danish market has

Hong Kong - Philippines Yacht Race

   A yacht race from Hong Kong to the Philippines will take place from 1 April (Wednesday) to 6 April (Monday). About 24 yachts are expected to participate in the race.

Floating Wind Turbines: Offshore Game Changer?

“We're not competing with fixed foundations, we’re just creating the future. And that future’s not that far away.” CEO, Principle Power, EWEA 2015   Several floating

Vestas Inks Swedish 122 MW Wind Deal

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems said on Friday it had received a 122 megawatt turbine order for a wind project in Sweden. The order was for 37 units of the V117-3.

Volvo Ocean Race Sails Again after Cyclone Pam delay

 The fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race in New Zealand finally got underway on Wednesday following a three-day delay to avoid the worst of Cyclone Pam.   The nine-month

Bosnian Region Approves First Wind Farm Projects

The government of Bosnia's autonomous Bosniak-Croat Federation on Wednesday gave approval to three companies to start building wind farms with combined capacity of 138 megawatts (MW),

Wind Server Delivered with Kongsberg Tech Package

The new Wind Server Wind Turbine Service Jack-Up Vessel was delivered to owner DBB Jack-Up Services in December 2014, with a full complement of Kongsberg Maritime

Belgium's Mega Wind Farm Starts to Take Shape

  Belgium, in the Antwerp port area on the left bank of the Scheldt. In the first phase 15 wind turbines will be erected, enough to supply 35,000 Flemish households with green electricity.

Norway, Sweden to Raise Renewable Energy Target

Norway and Sweden agreed on Friday to increase a joint 2020 renewable energy target by almost 8 percent under a subsidy scheme which could lead to higher energy prices for consumers.

Siemens Wins German Offshore Wind Farm Order

Siemens has struck a deal to supply wind turbines to the 400 megawatt Veja Mate wind farm project offshore Germany with installation of the turbines to begin in March 2017,

European Offshore Wind Faces Make-or-break 2020 -Report

Wind power companies such as Vestas, Siemens and Dong need Europe's installed offshore capacity to more than double and costs to be cut by a fifth within five years to compete with other fuels,

Two Dual-LiDAR Buoys Deployed

AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) has deployed two dual-LiDAR WindSentinel floating LiDAR systems, utilizing the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s offshore anemometry mast.

Offshore Wind’s Effect on Coastal Tourism

Developing an economic baseline for recreation and tourism on the Atlantic Coast   The United States’ development of offshore wind facilities might severely impact

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