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Crown Estate to lose Scottish seabed control

Crown Estate to lose Scottish seabed control

UK: A UK government report has recommended that the Scottish Parliament should be responsible for its seabed assets, taking powers away from the Crown Estate.


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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.


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Last updated  21 November 2014

NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
Hornsea One UK 1.2GW Dong Surveying 21-Nov-14
Deepwater One US 1GW Deepwater Wind Power purchase agreement 21-Nov-14
Gwynt y Mor UK 576MW RWE Rock dumping 20-Nov-14
Noordoostpolder Netherlands 144MW Westermeerwind Transmission system 20-Nov-14
Block Island US 30MW Deepwater Wind Agent selection 20-Nov-14
FACW US 25MW Fishermen's Energy Regulatory hearing 19-Nov-14
Deepwater One US 1GW Deepwater Wind Union partnership 19-Nov-14
Block Island US 30MW Deepwater Wind Cable consent 18-Nov-14
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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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AWEA Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Seminar 2014

  • Tue 2 Dec 2014 - Wed 3 Dec 2014
  • Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive,Orlando, FL

Austrian Wind Energy Symposium

  • Wed 3 Dec 2014 - Thu 4 Dec 2014
  • Vienna, Austria

3rd Annual Offshore Consenting Conference

  • Wed 3 Dec 2014
  • London, UK