Saturday, January 29, 2022

U.K. could become leader in wind-turbine blade recycling

The wind sector offers a huge opportunity for the U.K. to become a global leader in wind turbine blade recycling if a cross-industry approach...

Study: Opportunities abound for U.K. in U.S. offshore wind

The British Consulate-General in Boston, Mass. commissioned a US offshore wind industry analysis and found opportunities available for U.K. companies to enter the growing...

Ampelmann signs 13 contracts in European offshore wind

Dutch offshore wind access company Ampelmann signed 13 contracts in 2021 to provide motion-compensated gangway solutions for personnel and cargo transfer in Europe. “Securing these...

USA Rare Earth praises magnet manufacturing bill

USA Rare Earth praised the introduction in the House of a bipartisan bill that would boost production of rare earth permanent magnets. The new legislation...

Siemens Gamesa to expand England blade factory

Siemens Gamesa will expand its offshore blade factory in Hull, England by 41,600 square meters, more than doubling the size of the manufacturing facilities....

Deutsche WindGuard completes wind-farm inspections

Deutsche WindGuard Inspection has completed recurring inspections on 30 wind turbines at the offshore wind farm Global Tech I in the German North Sea,...

Snap-on provides specs for portable plasma cutters

Snap-on Industrial’s portable plasma cutters can cut up to 3/4” thickness on a variety of ferrous, non-ferrous and high-strength materials. Users can adjust the depth...

Aquaterra completes offshore wind platform design

Aquaterra Energy has completed the engineering design for DeNovo Energy Limited’s Sea Swift offshore platform, a part of development activity in the Gulf of...

Leosphere launches new technology for wind measurement

Leosphere has launched WindCube Complex Terrain Ready, to deliver wind measurement in terrains from moderate to the most complex. The offering includes Leosphere’s patented Flow...

Gazelle Wind Power raises $4 million for offshore platform

Gazelle Wind Power Limited has raised $4 million toward the development of its hybrid floating offshore wind platform. The investment includes $1.3 million in...

Next decade will see more demand for wind farms

Demand for wind farms will increase over the next decade, according to offshore wind analyst Zac Ward. In 2020, spending on offshore renewable projects was...

VARD, Rem Offshore announce contracts for vessels

VARD, a major global designer and shipbuilder of specialized vessels, has announced contracts with Norwegian shipping company Rem Offshore for two Construction Service Operations...

BOEM releases New York Bight assessment draft

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will publish a draft environmental assessment (EA) on the offshore wind leasing process in the New York...

BOEM seeks input on California offshore wind

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a request for information from the public and to determine interest...

X1 Wind expands team to ramp up commercial operations

X1 Wind has made new appointments to help accelerate full-scale commercial operations. New additions include Strategy and Business Development Director João Neves, Mechanical Engineer Javier...

US Wind picks up speed in Maryland offshore plans

US Wind, the only offshore wind company that focuses exclusively on developing clean energy for Maryland, announced progress for its offshore wind plans, including...

R&D develops Bolt-Check tension measurement tool

R&D, an engineering company headquartered in Denmark that supplies test systems and consultancy for the wind-energy sector, has developed the Bolt-Check system, a bolt-tension...

Deutsche WindGuard gains body type A inspection status

Deutsche WindGuard has repositioned its wind energy turbine service area, which will now operate independently as Deutsche WindGuard Inspection GmbH. The German Accreditation Body DAkkS...

Vestas wins 92-MW order in the U.S.

Vestas has received a 92 MW order to power an undisclosed wind project in the U.S. The project consists of 22 V150-4.2 MW turbines. The...

Poseidon deploys wear debris monitoring system

Poseidon Systems is deploying its wear debris condition monitoring device, the DM4500, across 10 sites in Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ wind turbine fleet. The sites...
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