• Met mast for Celtic Array

    Centrica plc has awarded a contract to GL Garrad Hassan for the design, supply, installation and operation of an offshore meteorological mast system for their Celtic Array project in the Irish Sea... read more
  • Narec installs anemometry platform for Blyth demonstration site

    The British National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) has completed the installation of an offshore research and anemometry platform, three nautical miles off the coast of Blyth. The platform is fitted... read more
  • Bard Offshore 1 not sold

    SüdWestStrom Windpark GmbH & Co. KG is not going to buy the 400 MW wind farm Bard Offshore 1 . Instead, the holding company SüdWestStrom Windpark GmbH & Co. KG and the project company... read more

  • Areva plans production plant in Scotland

    The French conglomerate Areva has signed an agreement of intent with the economic development agency Scottish Enterprise regarding a production site for wind turbines in the east of Scotland. The... read more
  • Debate over whale protection re-ignited

    In Germany, the debate over whale protection has been re-ignited: Ten nature conservation organizations, which are jointly active on this issue, see "a variety of critical and questionable conclusions... read more
  • RWE Innogy tests offshore turbines

    In early November, RWE Innogy and Essent inaugurated two wind energy installations of the type REpower 6M in Eemshaven in the Netherlands. They each have a rated output of 6.15 MW and a hub height of... read more
  • Heavyweight on wheels

    The foundation structure for the transformer station of the Trianel wind farm on Borkum was loaded at BLG offshore terminal in Bremerhaven on 8 November. BLG Logistics Group transported the colossus,... read more
  • Atlantic Array is being delayed

    The British offshore wind farm Atlantic Array is being delayed. In early November the developer RWE npower announced that it won't submit the plans for the project until early 2013. Originally, the... read more
  • London Array produces its first electricity

    At the end of October, the recently completed London Array, which is the world's largest offshore wind farm project to date, supplied its first electricity. On 29th October the project consortium... read more
  • Offshore wind farm Deutsche Bucht gets provisional grid connection

    British Wind Energy GmbH, which is part of the Windreich Group, and TenneT TSO GmbH have reached an agreement on a provisional grid connection for the offshore wind farm Deutsche Bucht. The wind farm... read more