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Foundations built on corrosion protection

Foundations built on corrosion protection

WORLDWIDE: Offshore wind developers and operators have perhaps been guilty of underestimating the challenges of keeping their foundations free from corrosion. We look at the problems the industry faces, from pile slippage to the effects of sulphur reducing bacteria.

Making the right subsea skills choice

Making the right subsea skills choice

WORLDWIDE: Alarm bells have been ringing in the offshore-wind sector over a potential shortage of staff for remotely operated vehicle (ROV) operation over the coming years.

Look below the surface for maintenance regime

Look below the surface for maintenance regime

WORLDWIDE: Many vital components of wind farms are hidden below the sea surface and are subject to significant wear and tear. This is often ignored, despite the fact that the sub-surface section is at least as important as any other part of the structure

The tide turns on offshore maintenance costs

The tide turns on offshore maintenance costs

WORLDWIDE: Despite economies of scale, the cost of running and maintaining the larger offshore wind projects further from shore have remained high. But the industry's growing experience of the marine environment is now beginning to push costs down.


Windpower Offshore Events

Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence

Last updated  18 september 2014

NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
Hywind UK 30MW Statoil Consenting 19-Sep-14
Yttre Stengrund Sweden 10MW Vattenfall Decommissioning 19-Sep-14
Baltic 2 Germany 288MW EnBW Substation transport 17-Sep-14
Triton Knoll UK 900MW RWE Consultation 17-Sep-14
Baltic 2 Germany 288MW EnBW Turbine installation 17-Sep-14
Block Island US 30MW Deepwater Consenting 16-Sep-14
Navitus Bay UK 970MW Eneco-EDF Examination 12-Sep-14
Veja Mate Germany 400MW Laidlaw Acquisition 12-Sep-14
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Latest special reports

Subsea O&M - Special Report 2014

Subsea O&M - Special Report 2014

WORLDWIDE: Windpower Offshore looks at maintenance work below the water required to keep offshore wind farms running efficiently, with a focus on skills and equipment.

Global Offshore - Special Report 2014

Global Offshore - Special Report 2014

WORLDWIDE: Windpower Offshore looks at the countries outside Europe that are progressing towards installing turbines off their coasts; plus we examine ways to reduce the cost of offshore wind.

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Offshore Wind Events

Wind Contract Risk Management In Offshore Wind Construction: Europe

  • Tue 30 Sep 2014 - Wed 1 Oct 2014
  • Hamburg, Germany

AWEA Offshore Windpower Conference & Exhibition

  • Tue 7 Oct 2014 - Wed 8 Oct 2014
  • Atlantic City, NJ

Omwindenergy

  • Wed 8 Oct 2014 - Thu 9 Oct 2014
  • Berlin, Germany.

IWEA Autumn Conference 2014 & Pre Conference Dinner

  • Wed 8 Oct 2014 - Thu 9 Oct 2014
  • The Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny, Dublin, Ireland.