FYI – Page 8

Siemens’ Gemini Wind Service Operation Vessel Has Christening Day

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 01, 2016

The wind service operation vessel (SOV) for the Gemini offshore wind project, to be situated off the coast of the Netherlands in the North Sea, was christened today in Hamburg, Germany. The vessel, Windea la cour, was built by Ulstein [Read More]

Milbank Advises BlackRock In Acquisition Of Texas Wind Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 28, 2016

In its latest renewable power transaction, law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP says it advised a BlackRock-managed fund in acquiring a 50% interest in the Grandview wind project, formally known as Grandview I Wind, from GE Energy Financial [Read More]

CanWEA Announces Program Topics For This Year’s Alberta Show

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 24, 2016

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has announced the program topics for its annual wind power show, to be held Nov. 1-3 at the BMO Centre in Calgary, Alberta. According to CanWEA, the conference will highlight wind energy commitments, opportunities [Read More]

Annual Renewable Energy Financing Event Wraps Up In NYC

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 24, 2016

The 13th annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street), hosted by ACORE and Euromoney Seminars, recently concluded after two days of discussion, debate and review of renewable energy markets in the U.S. and around the globe. Coming off a [Read More]

The Navy Teams Up With Hawaii For Advancement Of Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2016

Gov. David Ige, D-Hawaii, and Dennis V. McGinn, assistant secretary of the Navy, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to advance clean energy opportunities, including working on energy-related issues of mutual benefit, coordinating goals and building partnerships whenever possible. [Read More]

DONG Energy Building New O&M Hub To Serve Offshore Wind Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 20, 2016

In order to better serve its two offshore wind farms in the area, DONG Energy is building a new operations and maintenance (O&M) facility in Merseyside in North West England. Located in Kings Wharf, Seacombe, the facility will consist of [Read More]

Scotland Commits Millions To Offshore Wind Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 20, 2016

The Scottish government has committed 1.5 million British pounds (approximately $2.2 million) to the Carbon Trust in support of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) research and design program. Set up in 2008, the OWA is a joint industry project that [Read More]

Catholic Leaders Renew Call To Action For More Clean Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

Catholic leaders have called for the development and deployment of more renewable energy in honor of the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical that emphasized addressing climate change and supporting clean energy. The Vatican released the latest encyclical on June 18, [Read More]

Seacat Services Offers Offshore Wind Training Opportunities

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 14, 2016

Offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services has announced a considerable investment in its maritime apprenticeship scheme and has committed to creating further training opportunities for the growing U.K. offshore wind industry with the launch of new traineeship and cadetship [Read More]

Gurit Opens Wind Blade Mould Production Facility In Europe

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2016

Gurit, a Swedish company specializing in the development and manufacture of advanced composite materials, related technologies, and select finished parts and components, has announced that it will open a wind blade mould production facility in Szczecin, Poland. According to Gurit, the [Read More]