Offshore Wind Energy

Alpha Offshore success provides boost to Sparrows Group in first year

Stewart Mitchell and Mikkel Lund

Sparrows Group has seen its position in the renewables market strengthened one year on from the acquisition of Alpha Offshore Service. The company confirmed that Danish-based Alpha’s revenue has increased by 46% in the past 12 months.

18.12.2018

The Floating wind turbine sector requires advancement in the development of foundations and mooring systems

Slowly but surely the floating offshore wind energy sector is becoming more and more important, particularly because of the fact that the number of locations with shallow waters suitable for fixed-bottom foundations is limited. Floating wind is turning into a highly scalable future energy source because the wind resource in deep waters is extensive and offers a significant potential for marine renewable energy development and growth to many countries.

02.11.2018

The Floating wind turbine sector requires advancement in the development of foundations and mooring systems

Slowly but surely the floating offshore wind energy sector is becoming more and more important, particularly because of the fact that the number of locations with shallow waters suitable for fixed-bottom foundations is limited. Floating wind is turning into a highly scalable future energy source because the wind resource in deep waters is extensive and offers a significant potential for marine renewable energy development and growth to many countries.

02.11.2018

Huber+Suhner to showcase smart solutions for energy networks at WindEnergy

Leading international manufacturer of applications and solutions for optical and electrical connectivity, Huber+Suhner, is set to demonstrate its portfolio of smart energy solutions at WindEnergy in Hamburg, taking place September 25-28, 2018.

24.09.2018

SH Group expands business areas to the offshore wind segment

Wind Handling equipment from SH Group

SH Group expands business areas to the offshore wind segment by using their already existing knowledge and competencies within their 20 years of operating in the oil and gas industry to seek new challenges and gain further market share.

12.09.2018

Largest co-located battery installed in the UK

Vattenfall’s co-located battery installation helps to provide reliability service to UK National Grid. (Photo: Vattenfall)

Vattenfall’s battery@pyc, the largest co-located battery installation in the United Kingdom, is now operational and stores renewable wind power from Vattenfall’s Welsh onshore wind farm Pen y Cymoedd.

18.05.2018

East Anglia ONE awards ODE Client Representatives contract

International engineering and operations support services contractor ODE, an integral part of the DORIS Group, has been awarded a consultancy framework agreement by ScottishPower Renewables for the provision of client representatives during construction activities for the East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm. The agreement is the latest development in a ten-year relationship between ODE and ScottishPower Renewables, which plans to invest £2.5 billion in the East Anglia ONE project.

17.05.2018

Vattenfall commences construction of 353 MW onshore wind farm in Sweden

Already in operation: Vattenfall‘s onshore wind farm Stor Rotliden in the north of Sweden, approx. 60 km of the planned wind farm Blakliden/Fäbodberget. (Photo: Vattenfall)

Construction of the Blakliden/Fäbodberget wind farm in the Åsele and Lycksele municipalities in the North of Sweden is now starting. The wind farm cluster will have a total of 84 turbines and, when operational in 2021/2022, it will be one of Sweden's largest onshore wind farms.

16.05.2018

Siemens Gamesa secures new order in Japan for 74.8 MW

 Siemens Gamesa will supply 22 SWT-3.4-108 for two wind farms in Hokkaido. (Photo: Siemens Gamesa)

Siemens Gamesa reached its first agreement with Tokyu Land Corporation for two projects in Hokkaido, and will supply 22 of its SWT-3.4-108.

15.05.2018

World's most powerful commercial wind turbine successfully installed

A hat-trick of offshore wind industry firsts has been achieved within a fortnight in North-east Scotland after the world’s most powerful single turbine was successfully installed on April 9th for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The turbine is the first of 11 to be deployed at the facility in Aberdeen Bay. Two turbines will have a capacity of 8.8 MW, the other nine will have a capacity of 8.4 MW

11.04.2018

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