Category: Wind

Major order in UK: Deutsche Windtechnik extends and upgrades the existing contract for 61 Siemens turbines including major components

Deutsche Windtechnik and Ventient Energy are further expanding their cooperation in the area of wind turbine service: Over the next three years, Deutsche Windtechnik will continue to be responsible for the maintenance of the 61 Siemens turbines at the Causeymire and Farr wind farms in the Scottish Highlands operated by Ventient Energy. What is new is that… Read more »

Glamox to light the largest offshore wind farm in the United States

Oslo, Norway, 17 January 2024: Glamox, a world leader in lighting, has won a contract from Bladt Industries A/S of Denmark to provide lighting for 176 wind turbine transition pieces for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. Owned and developed by Dominion Energy, and located 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, CVOW… Read more »

Nordex Group scores highly in Germany for 2023 in terms of incoming orders and auction rounds

Hamburg, 15 January 2024. The German market developed very successfully for the Nordex Group in 2023 in terms of the company’s order intake and the results of the onshore wind auction rounds. It is becoming clear that the government measures to accelerate the expansion of onshore wind are starting to have a positive impact, and… Read more »

Time to turn the tide on climate change

COP28 marked a pivotal moment in climate change talks with the first-ever global stocktake since the Paris Agreement. It also included the first-ever agreement to transition “away from fossil fuels in energy systems in a just, orderly and equitable manner, accelerating action in this critical decade, so as to achieve net zero by 2050 in… Read more »

St Johns Shipbuilding Delivers First of Class Jones Act INCAT 30 CTV

St. Johns Ship Building, Palatka, Fla., announced the delivered the WINDEA Courageous, the first of three Jones Act compliant Incat Crowther 30m Crew Transport Vessels (CTV) ordered by WINDEA CTV, LLC, a partnership of Hornblower Wind and MidOcean Wind. This vessel will enter service supporting Vineyard Wind 1, and is already onsite in New Bedford,… Read more »

Miros driving change and staying ahead of the wave in 2024

Without doubt, 2023 was a landmark year for Miros, with the company welcoming a new chief executive, securing numerous contracts, and expanding its presence in key geographies and markets. But not content with simply celebrating its achievements, the leading global oceans insights provider is charting a course for further growth in 2024.   “At Miros, we’re… Read more »

The climate-positive city – how Trondheim is shaping the future with ABB Ability™ OPTIMAX®

Is it possible to produce more green energy than we consume? Can peer to peer trading of energy contribute to reduced energy consumption and need for investment in infrastructure? The Norwegian university city of Trondheim aims to demonstrate that this is possible in selected urban districts. The technology partner for the climate-friendly smart grid of… Read more »

Natural Power supports the sale of 93MW pan-European renewable energy portfolio

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has provided vendor’s technical due diligence for Encavis Asset Management AG to support the sale of a 93MW renewable energy portfolio in Europe. The sale includes nine wind farms across France, Germany, Sweden, and the UK, with a total capacity of 76 MW; and two solar… Read more »

CBED expands fleet with two new SOVs: Wind Evolution and Wind Creation

The Danish shipowning company, CBED, specialised in tailor-made offshore accommodation solutions for the offshore energy sector, acquires two new vessels. The two new SOVs, Wind Evolution and Wind Creation, are expected to be delivered end of Q1 2024 and join the CBED fleet which since 2008 have worked on 31 individual offshore wind projects in… Read more »

Atlas Copco Singapore collaborates with NEFIN and other providers to launch the comprehensive ESG programme “Go Green” to develop one of the most sustainable offices in Singapore

04 December 2023, Singapore: Atlas Copco Singapore today announced the launch of its Go Green Singapore campaign, a commitment towards driving sustainability within its Singapore Customer Center located at Tuas Avenue. The campaign involves collaborations with established sustainable technology providers where they focus on minimising the environmental impact of their operations. The first of many… Read more »

Jan De Nul signs first two contracts with TenneT under 525 kV HVDC cable system frame cooperation

Today, Jan De Nul Group together with its consortium partners LS Cable & System and Denys signed the contracts for two 525 HVDC cable systems for the two grid connection systems BalWin4 and LanWin1. These mark the first two contracts signed under the long-term framework agreement that TenneT and Jan De Nul have signed earlier… Read more »

Unveiling FIFISH E-GO: The First Modular AI Underwater Robot for Professional Underwater Operations

Leading underwater robotics company, QYSEA Technology, announces the release of its next-generation advanced underwater operations expert, FIFISH E-GO. Delivering an innovative modular design, upgraded power and imaging system, multi-load capabilities, and AI-powered features, FIFISH E-GO stands as QYSEA’s most powerful professional-class underwater robot to date. With versatile functionality, the E-GO excels in missions across a… Read more »

Nearthlab Selected by Microsoft to Participate in COP28

November 28, 2023 – Nearthlab, a leading autonomous drone solutions provider, is gearing up to take center stage at the UN Climate Change Conference in Abu Dhabi. The invitation comes as part of the Microsoft GrowthX Accelerator program, where Nearthlab will join a select group of distinguished startups to share its expertise on a global… Read more »

Fluke announces major expansion of Premium Care support packages for industrial tools

Eindhoven, Netherlands. Tuesday, 28 November 2023: Fluke, a global technology leader in the manufacture of compact, professional electronic test and measurement tools and software, has announced the expansion of its Premium Care support packages to include a wider range of market-leading industrial and electrical tools. Fluke Premium Care covers the routine calibration and performance checks… Read more »

New collaboration announced between NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, RTsys and Arctic Rays to build NemoSens SwordFish

Beaufort, NC; Caudan, France; Satellite Beach, FL — In a collaboration among NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), AUV manufacturer RTsys and subsea imaging technology manufacturer Arctic Rays, the NemoSens SwordFish is designed to revolutionize ocean exploration and research by enhancing NOAA’s efforts to study and understand the seabed. NCCOS will use these… Read more »

Bird-Aircraft Strike Hazard Services – Wind Energy Avian Radar Surveys – Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radars – Bird Detection Radar Systems – Security Radar Systems – Environmental Services

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3t officially launches new Teesside training facility

3t, the leading provider of the highest-impact training and learning solutions for safety-critical industries, is celebrating the opening of its new state-of-the-art Teesside training facility.   As the UK’s largest energy sector training provider, 3t’s Training Services division (previously AIS Survivex) is set to welcome tens of thousands of delegates per year to the new facility… Read more »

PEAK Wind forms a new specialist unit, Advanced Programs, dedicated to the development of scientific tools and services for renewable energy projects

Advanced Program’s first suite of in-house scientific tools and services focuses on technical and economical optimisations within the development and operations of onshore & offshore wind farms, enabling a data-backed approach to real-world decision-making.   Developed through the application of scientific methodologies, combined with engineering expertise, computational frameworks, and data analytics, Advanced Programs’ scientific tools have… Read more »

Osbit to deliver world-first cable repair equipment for N-Sea

Osbit, the offshore wind equipment specialist and a Venterra Group company, has been awarded a contract by Netherlands based subsea solutions and cable specialist N-Sea, to deliver a suite of equipment to enable the repair and lay of offshore cables. The system is designed with flexibility in mind, to support multiple cable specifications. Given the… Read more »

European Wind Power Package’s success hinges on concerted effort – K2 Management

Hamburg, 28 November, 2023 — In the aftermath of a challenging period for the European renewables sectors, the introduction of the European Wind Power Package marks a pivotal moment, steering the industry back on course. However, substantial work lies ahead. Cristina Fernández, Country Director, MD (Germany) and Director for Sales (Continental Europe) at K2 Management,… Read more »

VideoRay Launches “VideoRay Labs” to Bolster Innovation in Situational Awareness and Autonomy for the Maritime Robotics Industry

POTTSTOWN, Pa., November 28, 2023 – VideoRay has long been recognized as a trailblazer in the ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) industry, delivering cutting-edge underwater robotics technology to a global customer base. The new Mission Specialist systems take inspection-class robots to a new level, delivering the power and functionality expected from larger, more expensive systems in… Read more »

Kenzfigee Secures Another Contract From Aker Solutions

KenzFigee, a well-established lifting and service specialist of high-end equipment for the marine, offshore and wind energy industry, is pleased to announce the signing of a contract with Aker Solutions for the supply of an offshore pedestal crane destined for the Norfolk Vanguard West offshore wind farm developed by Vattenfall. The delivery involves an electric… Read more »

Jan De Nul and Egypt join hands to bring green energy to Europe

Last week, the Egyptian government, represented by the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), signed a milestone agreement with Jan De Nul Group to start the study for the construction of an undersea export cable between Egypt and Europe. In late September, the Egyptian government reaffirmed its plans to build an undersea electricity cable connecting Egypt… Read more »

GLX Holding AS, the holding company of Glamox AS, announces continued solid revenue growth and profitability for its third-quarter earnings

Oslo, Norway, 21 November 2023 – GLX Holding AS, the holding company of Glamox AS, a leading lighting company, today announced continued growth in revenue and adjusted EBITDA for its third quarter of 2023. Total revenues in the period were up 12.7% to NOK 1,040 million, driven by demand for Glamox’s lighting for professional buildings… Read more »

Eden Renewables measures the wind with ZX Lidars

ZX Measurement Services deploys ZX 300 wind Lidar at Bettyhill Wind Farm in north Scotland. Eden Renewables has selected ZX 300 wind Lidar as their wind measurement tool of choice to support the company’s onshore wind development plans at Bettyhill Wind Farm Phase 2. An international developer of renewable energy and battery storage projects, with… Read more »

Ampelmann celebrates 10 million personnel transfers globally

Ampelmann, the Dutch offshore access provider, is proud to announce that it has reached the milestone of 10 million personnel transfers across its worldwide operations. The 10 millionth transfer took place on an E1000 operating on the Cade Candies, an offshore supply vessel owned by marine transportation and towing company Otto Candies that is facilitating… Read more »

JDR reaches key construction milestones for £130 million subsea cable facility

21 Nov 2023: JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the global subsea cable supplier and service provider, a part of the TFK Group, has achieved several significant milestones in the construction of its new £130 million state-of-the-art subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland. The facility will expand the product offerings of both JDR and… Read more »

Siemens Energy to accelerate its journey to deliver profitable growth and fix wind business while maintaining a solid financial foundation

At its third Capital Market Day in Hamburg, Germany, Siemens Energy presented a strategic outlook to analysts and investors. The Executive Board outlined a clear path to create shareholder value along three priorities: Deliver on profitable growth, fix the wind business and maintain a solid financial foundation. “We are achieving consistent and impressive results in… Read more »

56 MW from Croatia: Nordex Group receives order for N163/6.X turbines

Hamburg, 21 November 2023. The Nordex Group has received an order for 56 MW in Croatia. The largest wind farm developer and operator in the country, ENCRO d.o.o, and Adris Grupa, a leading independent investment company in Croatia, have ordered eight N163/6.X turbines for the “Visoka” wind farm. The order also includes a Premium Service… Read more »

Clir Renewables launches innovative new software for optimizing offtake strategy

Vancouver, 22 November 2023: Clir Renewables, the intelligence platform for wind and solar assets, has released new technology to model the variability of hourly energy production. Powered by machine learning and over 200 GW of data, the software greatly improves upon the accuracy of industry standard approaches to modelling production shape and volume. The result… Read more »

DNV Launches Power Transformer Joint Industry Project Aiming To Drive Sustainabilty And Bring Environmental Benefits To The Power Grids Sector

Arnhem, The Netherlands, 23 November 2023 – DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has initiated an innovative Joint Industry Project (JIP) in collaboration with Siemens Energy and other key industry players. The JIP aims to drive the sustainability, reliability, and environmental responsibility of power transformers, a critical component of the energy infrastructure. The… Read more »

The internationally awarded start-up was selected to represent the country in the major European competition that highlights the next technological “unicorns” of Europe

The leading start-up nvisionist will be nominee in the upcoming “Future Unicorn Award” competition of the European Digital Technology Industry Association DIGITALEUROPE, which represents digitally transforming industries in Europe and annually awards the prize to European companies that provide innovative technology solutions and have significant growth potential. The Future Unicorn Award aims to highlight start-ups from across Europe that have the potential… Read more »

Nordex Group achieves positive EBITDA in the third quarter and confirms the guidance

Hamburg, 14 November 2023. The Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) achieved sales in the third quarter of EUR 1.7 billion. Based on the past nine months of fiscal 2023, sales increased by 16 percent to EUR 4.5 billion (9M/2022: EUR 3.9 billion). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) improved in the third quarter to… Read more »