Author: Farshid

CSO Marine Group partners with Crew Training Solutions to offer discounted seafarer courses

Seafarers registering for offshore roles with crewing specialists Offshore Operations will now benefit from a 10% discount on UK-based commercial seafarer courses. Crew Training Solutions, which offers a range of STCW courses from its Grimsby training centre, has partnered with CSO Marine Group to make it easier for seafarers to access new training opportunities while… Read more »

Leap forward in product sustainability: Renowned tesa® 4965 Original with 40% less CO2* emissions

Production with biomass-balanced (BMB) acrylic monomers from joint innovation with BASF Offering more sustainable double-sided tape is an important step on tesa’s ambitious sustainability agenda Global digital campaign across 30 countries to promote product launch   April, 3rd 2024 – tesa, an international manufacturer of innovative adhesive tapes and self-adhesive product solutions, launches tesa® 4965 Original Next Gen,… Read more »

AEROCOMPACT expands its COMPACTFLAT SN2 PV flat roof system for installations in portrait format

Satteins, Austria, Feb. 2024. On 1 February, PV mounting system expert AEROCOMPACT launched an extension for the COMPACTFLAT SN2 rail-based flat roof system on the European market. Thanks to the new SN2 Q PLUS variant, solar modules measuring up to 1310 x 2500 mm can now be installed in portrait format. Better utilisation of roof… Read more »

UKA places next major order for 253 MW with the Nordex Group

UKA orders a further 39 wind turbines 253 MW of clean, low-cost and independent energy for six federal states Within 3 months, UKA has already ordered 450 MW for German wind projects from Nordex   Meissen/Dresden/Hamburg, April 3, 2024. At the end of March, the wind and solar park developer UKA (Umweltgerechte Kraftanlagen GmbH &… Read more »

MOTEG enters the future stronger with a new ownership structure

Since 1 February 2024, the French hydraulics manufacturer Poclain has been the new main owner of MOTEG GmbH. Together with the other owners HN Holding and MOTEG founder Dr Siegfried Götz, MOTEG is focusing more strongly on growth and innovation. Growing challenges in international competition and the ever-faster development of technologies in the field of… Read more »

Full clarity and route forward for all Strategic Investment Model (SIM) projects

Since February 2024, the Strategic Investment Model Working Group has been working to ensure that  the 38 projects which reached the end of Stage 1 continue to move forward. On the 19th February 2023, the Strategic Investment Model Working Group published the list of 38 projects that had successfully completed Stage 1 (excluding the 6 requesting… Read more »

Global wind power production is “very predictable” finds Eoltech study

France, 02 April 2024 – Eoltech, a leading wind and solar resource assessment consultancy, released today the findings of a new study that aimed at assessing the variations of the global wind resource over the last 15 years. The data show that worldwide wind power production is very predictable, with annual variations remaining within a… Read more »

VideoRay Introduces New Entry-Level Mission Specialist Underwater Robot

(POTTSTOWN, Pa. – April 1, 2024)   VideoRay, the world’s leading manufacturer of portable underwater robots, is proud to announce the launch of its new Mission Specialist Ally. Ally is the newest member of the Mission Specialist family, joining the ranks of the highly sought-after Defender, selected by the US Navy to support their Maritime Expeditionary… Read more »

New deal signed for offshore wind innovators to continue driving forward solutions in real-world conditions

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and Vattenfall have signed a three-year extension on their testing and demonstration collaboration at Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm. The partnership at the 96.8MW offshore wind test and demonstration facility first began in 2019. Since then, technologies which have the potential to address operation and maintenance challenges currently facing offshore… Read more »

SeaTwirl enters into a MoU with Sumitomo Corporation Power & Mobility Co.,Ltd. for the Japan market

SeaTwirl announces that an MoU has been signed between SeaTwirl AB and Sumitomo Corporation Power & Mobility Co.,Ltd. (“SCPM”) with the intentions to promote SeaTwirl`s vertical-axis offshore floating wind turbine in Japan. Following a thorough process, where SeaTwirl has been working to select a strategic business partner in Japan for targeting the vertical-axis offshore floating… Read more »

SeaTwirl enters into a MoU with Sumitomo Corporation Power & Mobility Co.,Ltd. for the Japan market

The Energy-tech company SeaTwirl announces today on March 28th, that an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) has been signed between SeaTwirl AB and Sumitomo Corporation Power & Mobility Co.,Ltd. (“SCPM”) with the intentions to promote SeaTwirl`s vertical-axis offshore floating wind turbine (“Product”) in Japan.   Following a thorough process, where SeaTwirl has been working to select… Read more »

Crane replacements to support next-generation offshore wind turbine installations

When it comes to wind turbines, the bigger they are, the harder they work, generating more renewable offshore wind energy, and a greater return on investment for developers. As a result, next-gen turbines are growing, and their components are getting larger and heavier. To meet the enhanced installation and maintenance requirements of their components, the… Read more »

Solis Awarded EUPD “Top PV Inverter Brand – Netherlands” Seal at Solar Solutions

20 March, 2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands: Ginlong (Solis) Technologies, one of the most experienced and largest inverter manufacturers in the world, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious seal of recognition for ‘Top PV Inverter Brand’ in the Netherlands by global market research organisation, EUPD.  The award marks the 9th consecutive year that Solis… Read more »

Natural Power supports DIF Capital Partners’ sale of UK onshore wind farm

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has acted as vendor’s technical advisor on behalf of DIF Capital Partners to support the sale of the 13-turbine, 26MW, Wadlow Wind Farm in Cambridgeshire, England. Closing of the transaction is subject to customary conditions and approvals and is expected to take place in Q2 2024…. Read more »

Full clarity and route forward for all Strategic Investment Model (SIM) projects

Since February 2024, the Strategic Investment Model Working Group has been working to ensure that  the 38 projects which reached the end of Stage 1 continue to move forward. On the 19th February 2023, the Strategic Investment Model Working Group published the list of 38 projects that had successfully completed Stage 1 (excluding the 6 requesting… Read more »


New sustainable fuels projects in Canada, Europe and Australia have potential to deliver over 300,000 tonnes of SAF annually. Cork, Ireland, 27 March 2024 – Simply Blue Group, a leading global offshore wind project developer, is developing onshore renewable energy parks to power facilities capable of producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The projects, in Canada, Ireland and Australia… Read more »

GCL SI combines high-performance solar solutions with environmental integration.

28th March 2024, Lisbon/ GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd (GCLSI), a one-stop energy solution provider, presents the latest solar solutions and discusses biodiversity best practices at the Large-Scale Solar Conference held in Portugal from 26th to 27th March. GCL SI, a pioneer in the global PV industry with a transparent and vertically integrated supply… Read more »

Brazil: Corio and Prumo sign MOU to develop offshore wind at Port of Açu

CEOs of Corio and Prumo confirm agreement at Brazil Offshore Wind Summit. Memorandum of Understanding kickstarts commercial negotiations to agree the reservation of a dedicated area for Corio at Port of Açu. The port is a potential strategic hub for Brazil’s emergent offshore wind sector.   27 March 2024, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Global offshore… Read more »

Merganser receives certification from Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas Awards World’s First Prototype Certification for SolarDuck’s Floating Offshore Solar Solution Bureau Veritas (BV), a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification (TIC), has awarded the Dutch-Norwegian renewable energy company SolarDuck the world’s first Prototype Certification for a floating offshore solar technology, as applied in SolarDuck’s 0.5 MW pilot “Merganser”. This certification represents… Read more »

Aerones Launches Autonomous Drone Inspection Service for Wind Turbine Blades

Aerones, a pioneer in robotic wind turbine inspection and maintenance services, advances its drone visual inspection service by introducing the Autonomous drone visual inspection. With this solution time required for visual inspection will be reduced even further. For inspections Aerones uses professional, industrial-grade drones with a custom high-resolution camera module. If previously drone inspections were… Read more »

Rovco expands offshore wind and decommissioning capabilities with new specialist vessel

LONDON, 26 March 2024: Rovco, a leading provider of tech-powered offshore wind solutions, has chartered the MV Patriot for its specialist fleet. It will join Rovco’s existing two site characterisation vessels. Driven by the growth of the offshore wind sector and the decommissioning needs of the oil and gas industry, the addition of the 74m vessel strengthens… Read more »

World’s Largest Tonnage and Highest Lift Wheeled Crane Completes Its First Lift in Hengshui, China

XCMG’s XCA4000 Wheeled Crane Marks the 7th Time that XCMG Has Broken the World Record Kept by Itself. HENGSHUI, China, March 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — In a recent operation at a 200 MW wind farm in Jing County, Hengshui, China, the XCA4000 crane, delivered by XCMG, a global leader in the construction machinery industry, 20 days ago with the highest global… Read more »

Nordex Group receives 98 MW order from Sweden

Hamburg, 27 March 2024. The Nordex Group has received an order from Holmen Energi AB for 98 MW in Sweden. The order also includes a Premium Plus Service for the turbines over a period of 30 years.    In summer 2025, the Nordex Group will supply and install 14 N163/6.X turbines for the Blisterliden wind… Read more »


Sydney, Australia xxx March 2024 :  Analysis from Solcast, a DNV company, concludes that the upcoming solar eclipse’s impact on solar generation across the United States  could be greater than any previous eclipse, costing US grids and consumers in lost generation. On April 8th, 2024, a total eclipse will traverse from Mexico, across Texas, and up… Read more »

Deutsche Windtechnik advances the Belgian wind energy sector by introducing independent wind turbine services

NEW COUNTRY UNIT IN BELGIUM ESTABLISHED Deutsche Windtechnik has announced the establishment of its latest entity, Deutsche Windtechnik Belgium B.V. The move marks the beginning of a shift in Belgium’s wind energy landscape, introducing choice and flexibility to wind park operators. With the establishment of the Deutsche Windtechnik entity in Belgium, the company’s entry into… Read more »

Nordex Group obtains order for 336 MW in South Africa

Hamburg, 26 March 2024. The Nordex Group has obtained an order to supply and install 57 N163/5.X turbines from the Delta4000 series in South Africa. The order also includes a Service contract for maintenance of the turbines. The order is for a cluster of three wind farms with 112.1 MW each. The wind farms are… Read more »

Renewable Parts launches USA’s first wind turbine component recirculation centre in Lone Star State

Wind turbine specialists take refurbishment and remanufacture expertise to wind power capital of USA Texas to welcome innovative circular economy approach to wind turbine component parts Renewable Parts, a global leader in the refurbishment of onshore and offshore wind turbine component parts, has launched its first overseas operations base in Houston, Texas, USA. With over… Read more »

The Power of Banking Support Eases PVH’s American Expansion

Houston, March 25th – In the field of renewable energies, the importance of financial support from banks and financial institutions is crucial to the success of large-scale projects requiring major investments. Whether it is financing for capital investments, operating expenses or research and development, the economic backing from financial institutions is a key point for… Read more »


BAR Technologies announces collaboration with Groke Technologies to set an industry standard for navigation for vessels with wind-assisted propulsion. Portsmouth, 25th March 2024 – BAR Technologies (BARTech), an innovative simulation-driven marine engineering consultancy and wind propulsion leader, has announced a new partnership with GROKE Technologies (Groke), a world leader in situation awareness solutions, to design and develop… Read more »

ONYX Insight marks 10 years of maximising turbine efficiency and performance with over $340m in industry savings delivered

ONYX Insight, a leading independent predictive analytics solution provider, has delivered more than $340m in savings to the wind industry through its fleetMONITOR condition monitoring software. From its inception, the software was designed for owners of mixed assets, enabling centralised analysis of data from multiple CMS systems. The hardware-agnostic software is built to work with… Read more »

Teijin Aramid wins Tire Technology International Innovation Award for Twaron® with recycled content

Teijin Aramid has been honored with the Tire Technology International Materials Innovation of the Year Award. This prestigious award is voted on by a panel of over 25 tire industry experts and recognizes industry-leading advancements. The accolade celebrates Teijin Aramid’s development of Twaron® with recycled aramid fiber, an innovative approach to recycling aramid fiber through… Read more »

History of weather extremes reveals little has changed, new report shows

London, 22 March – A new report published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation challenges the popular but mistaken belief that weather extremes – such as flooding, droughts, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires – are more common and more intense today because of climate change. Drawing on newspaper archives and long-term observational data, the report, written… Read more »

Argeo signs “Certificate of Delivery and Acceptance” with CSI for second Kongsberg Discovery HUGIN Superior AUV

Ocean surveying and inspection specialist Argeo Subsea, CSI Nordics and Kongsberg Discovery have signed a three-party Certificate of Delivery and Acceptance for a new HUGIN Superior AUV. The agreement, confirmed at Oceanology International in London, supports Argeo’s ambitious fleet expansion plans, as the firm looks to build the world’s most advanced AUV fleet, with seven… Read more »

ESNA and Strategic Marine join forces to offer Surface Effect Ship (“SES”) Crew Transfer Vessels (“CTV”) to the market

ESNA and Strategic Marine (“SM”) are delighted to announce that they have signed an agreement to develop a SES CTV (Surface Effect Ship Crew Transfer Vessel) for offshore wind applications. The vessel type offers the combination of higher speed, increased operational wave height and reduced fuel oil consumption. The plan is to start building the… Read more »

Updated digital solution designed to further support field workers step-by-step through critical industrial procedures to improve operational efficiency and safety.

This month ABB introduces an updated ABB AbilityTM Connected Worker solution with new functionalities which strengthen and accelerate the digitalization of the field operator experience to mitigate the risk of human error and unscheduled downtime. The enhanced software integrates technology and connectivity into the workplace to provide the operator more flexibility, control and ease-of-use through greater… Read more »

Ed Miliband visits Venterra Group company, Balltec, showcasing support for UK offshore wind supply chain

Thursday 21 March 2024, London: Labour’s Shadow Energy Secretary, Ed Miliband, along with the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Morecambe and Lunesdale, Lizzi Collinge, showcased their support for the UK’s offshore wind supply chain today during a visit to Venterra Group company, Balltec – a global provider of high integrity mechanical connectors for critical applications in the… Read more »