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Ofgem grants Diamond Transmission Partners BBE Limited licence to own Burbo Bank Extension wind farm

26 April 2018

Ofgem grants licence for Diamond Transmission Partners for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore windfarm grid link. MORE ❯

Agreement for the sale of transmission assets at Burbo Bank Extension

26 April 2018

Burbo Extension Limited, a joint venture owned by Ørsted A/S (50%), Kirkbi A/S (25%) and PKA A/S (25%), today announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its transmission assets to Diamond Transmission Partners Burbo Bank Extension Limited (“DTPBBE Ltd”). MORE ❯

Double win for Tekmar Energy as they support Van Oord on Deutsche Bucht and BorWin3

26 April 2018

Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), the global leader in Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for offshore wind farms has been awarded multiple contracts by Van Oord to supply their systems for both the Deutsche Bucht and BorWin3 projects.
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Wind pioneer Henk Lagerweij appointed Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion

26 April 2018

Today, Henk Lagerweij was Knighted in the Order of the Netherlands Lion. A recognition of his years of pioneering work in wind energy. The Order of the Netherlands Lion is a Dutch order of chivalry founded by King William I of the Netherlands in 1815. The honor was presented by Mr. MORE ❯

Technology

Aura awarded ERDF funding for renewable energy Innovation Centre to be built in the Energy Estuary

26 April 2018

Aura announces today (26 April 2018) that it has secured major funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) of £4 million to build the Aura Innovation Centre (AIC), as well as provide a programme of innovation support for Humber-based SMEs in the offshore wind and low carbon sectors. MORE ❯

Installation, Transport & Logistics

First helicopter flights take off from new Zeeland Airport terminal

26 April 2018

International energy logistics service provider Peterson has opened its new helicopter passenger terminal in the south west of the Netherlands, with the first helicopter flights taking off yesterday. MORE ❯

TransmissionMORE ❯
Ofgem grants licence for Diamond Transmission Partners for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore windfarm grid link. MORE ❯
Burbo Extension Limited, a joint venture owned by Ørsted A/S (50%), Kirkbi A/S (25%) and PKA A/S (25%), today announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its transmission assets to Diamond Transmission Partners Burbo Bank Extension Limited (“DTPBBE Ltd”). MORE ❯
Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), the global leader in Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for offshore wind farms has been awarded multiple contracts by Van Oord to supply their systems for both the Deutsche Bucht and BorWin3 projects.
MORE ❯
Today, Henk Lagerweij was Knighted in the Order of the Netherlands Lion. A recognition of his years of pioneering work in wind energy. The Order of the Netherlands Lion is a Dutch order of chivalry founded by King William I of the Netherlands in 1815. The honor was presented by Mr. MORE ❯
TechnologyMORE ❯
Aura announces today (26 April 2018) that it has secured major funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) of £4 million to build the Aura Innovation Centre (AIC), as well as provide a programme of innovation support for Humber-based SMEs in the offshore wind and low carbon sectors. MORE ❯
Installation, Transport & LogisticsMORE ❯
International energy logistics service provider Peterson has opened its new helicopter passenger terminal in the south west of the Netherlands, with the first helicopter flights taking off yesterday. MORE ❯

26 Apr | Ideol to team up with Acacia Renewables to develop Japan’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm

French floating offshore wind leader Ideol and Acacia Renewables, a wholly owned Japanese renewable energy development platform of Macquarie Capital, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in March aiming at developing Japan’s first utility scale commercial floating offshore wind farm.

26 Apr | Ideol raises €15 million to finance the acceleration of its international development

Ideol is pleased to announce the signing of a €15 million capital funding round, led by private equity firm Kerogen Capital (“Kerogen”), a leading energy specialist investor based in Hong Kong and London.

26 Apr | Record high levels of public support for wind and marine energy in latest official poll

RenewableUK is highlighting official Government statistics which show a clean sweep of record highs in public support for onshore wind, offshore wind, wave and tidal energy, and for renewables overall.

26 Apr | Ørsted commits to invest in the second phase of Taiwan’s Formosa 1 offshore wind farm

Ørsted has taken final investment decision for the second phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Chunan Town, Miaoli County on Taiwan’s North-Western coast. The second phase will add 20 offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 120MW to Formosa 1’s current 8MW capacity. Formosa 1 will be the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan before 2020.

26 Apr | Siemens Gamesa secures its largest ever wind turbine order of 300 MW in India

  • It is also the company's first order for the SG 2.1-122 turbine
  • Siemens Gamesa will install 143 turbines and maintain the complex for 10 years

Technology

26 Apr | Nordex launches N133/4.8 for strong-wind sites

The Nordex Group is extending its Delta4000 product series introduced in autumn 2017 to include a turbine especially designed for strong-wind sites: the N133/4.8.

Business & Finance

26 Apr | New competition puts UK SMEs in investor spotlight

  • Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult programme links innovators with technology validation services, potential funders and clients
  • ScottishPower Renewables and Green Angel Syndicate to collaborate in offshore wind innovation drive

Business & Finance

26 Apr | Investment Plan for Europe: EIB provides EUR 50m to build nine wind farms in Aragón

Plants will be operated by Forestalia Renovables, the winning bidder in Spain’s first renewables auction

Technology

25 Apr | Deutsche WindGuard discovers gaps in anemometer classification

Systematic research on anemometer behavior under realistic operating conditions shows necessity for amendment in IEC standard

Business & Finance

25 Apr | RCG announces new Global Renewable Infrastructure Projects on-line database

The Renewables Consulting Group (“RCG”), a leading advisory firm in the renewable energy sector, has launched the Global Renewable Infrastructure Projects (“GRIP”) platform, an on-line data source that can significantly enhance how market participants research and compare renewable energy projects.

Business & Finance

25 Apr | Hexicon AB and COENS CO. Ltd team up for Korean market expansion

Floating wind designer Hexicon AB has agreed with Korean integrated service provider COENS Co Ltd to join forces and form a joint venture company in Korea to be named CoensHexicon Co. Ltd.

Business & Finance

25 Apr | Ampelmann opens dedicated offshore wind base in Hamburg

Tim Börner has been appointed as Business Development Manager Offshore Wind Germany