Offshore Wind Energy

Campbell Scientific selects ZephIR wind lidar technology for US wind market

Campbell Scientific Inc. (CSI), with more than 35 years of world-class measurement equipment experience, has today announced the selection of wind lidar system ZephIR 300 as the company's remote sensing solution for providing the US wind energy market with accurate wind data across all stages of a wind farm development project.

Acciona puts its first Polish wind farm into service

<b>The wind farm at Golice has an installed capacity of 38 MW.</b><br><br><i>Photo: Acciona</i><br>

The project received matched funding from the Cohesion Fund of the European Union. It represents a total investment of around € 57 million.

A2SEA A/S invests in CT Offshore

In July 2011 A2SEA acquired a 29% share interest in the Danish cable installation company CT Offshore.

Global Tech I offshore project, powered with AREVA M5000 turbines is Wind Deal of the Year

Paris - AREVA welcomes the announcement that the Global Tech I (GTI) offshore wind project, powered with the group's turbines, has received the "Wind Deal of the Year" distinction.

The award was given by internationally-renowned magazine, Project Finance International (PFI), during an official ceremony held on January 25, in London.

"Wind farms will continue to be built in Spain"

<b>José Maria Roger Ezpeleta, CEO of Fersa Energía Renovables</b><br><br><i>Photo: Fersa Energía Renovables</i>

The exchange-listed company Fersa Energía Renovables, of Barcelona, is one of the largest Spanish independent project developers of wind and solar power plants.

Kingspan Renewables Powers into the Wind Market

Kingspan has strengthened its position as a leading global player in the Renewables sector with the launch of Kingspan Wind and the introduction of two small high yield wind turbines (3kW and 6kW), which have been specifically designed to deliver maximum output, efficiency and reliability.

Fish like offshore wind farms

Offshore can increase the local fish populations. (Photo: dpa)

Offshore wind farms can have a positive effect on local fish populations. This is the conclusion drawn by the Technical University of Denmark as a result of a study by the DTU Aqua – National Institute of Aquatic Resources.

Hochtief training for offshore workers

 Correct climbing techniques are just one of the many topics covered by the training to become an “offshore worker”. (Photo: Hochtief)

Hochtief Solutions AG will be commencing work on installation of the offshore wind farm Global Tec I in July. Beforehand, its personnel will be attending special training in Bremerhaven. This “offshore worker” training programme is unique in Europe.

New offshore wind farm in China

The wind farm Jiangsu Rudong is located off the coast of the Rudong district, 250 km north east of Shanghai. (Photo: Siemens)

With the offshore wind farm Jiangsu Rudong, a further Chinese offshore wind power project went into operation in May. It consists of 21 Siemens wind turbines of the type SWT-2.3-101 with a total capacity of around 50 MW. The customer is the Jiangsu Longyuan Offshore Wind Power Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the China Longyuan Power Group.