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    GEV scoops UK Energy Innovation Award

    GEV Wind Power’s pioneering approach to mitigating days lost through adverse weather was a winner at this year’s UK Energy Innovation Awards, and saw the company scoop the award for Best Offshore... read more
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    VIDEO: Pre-Piling Test for Wikinger Wind Farm

    SAL Heavy Lift succeeds in the offshore wind energy sector: German engineering and services group Bilfinger was awarded the test pile contract for the Wikinger offshore wind farm project on the Baltic... read more
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    Neart na Gaoithe to use new technologies

    Mainstream Renewable Power announced that its Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm will use two new technologies: one is the new Offshore Transmission Module (OTM) from Siemens, the other is High Wind’... read more

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    Fabrication of 41 jackets for the Baltic 2

    See the fabrication of an offshore wind foundation jacket structure for the Baltic 2 Offshore Wind Farm. Bladt Industries has fabricated 41 jackets within 16 months. read more
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    Size matters

    It’s “only” a steel pipe stuck in the seabed. But it is not quite that simple. OWI attempts to unravel the secrets of the monopile. Shaping and welding are the essential steps. read more
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    RWE Innogy testing second metocean buoy

    After a first metocean buoy test in the Netherlands had delivered promising results, RWE Innogy now commenced the trial of an additional buoy as part of the world’s largest floating LiDAR validation... read more
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    Boom Lock allows offshore installation at higher wind speeds

    High Wind NV has announced the start of the commercialisation of its Boom Lock. The innovative crane boom allows the installation of all wind turbine components in wind speeds of up to 15 m/s. read more
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    A bouquet from Siemens

    At the EWEA Offshore in Copenhagen, Siemens brought along a whole bouquet of news to present: decentralized high-voltage alternating currents (HVAC) are, in future, to replace large conventional... read more
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    FLiDAR completes wind measurements at Neart Na Gaoithe

    FLiDAR has completed the onsite wind measurements at the Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm being developed by Mainstream Renewable Power. read more
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    LORC and FORCE establish climatic chamber

    In cooperation with industrial partner FORCE Technology, LORC will establish a climatic chamber for exposure of structures and components to varying climatic conditions, primarily low and high... read more