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    • FLOATING WIND TURBINES – A No-Brainer for Newfoundland Offshore

      by Tina Olivero

      The oil and gas industry is a world leader in new-energy. Contrary to common belief its the oil and gas companies that will be the world’s leaders in creating a new energy future. Oil and gas companies are smart. They know that the most powerful thing we can do with our petroleum resources is to […]

    • CrewSmart: Optimizing Offshore Wind Platforms

      by Tina Olivero

      CWind, part of the Global Marine Group (GMG), a leading provider of topside, splash zone and subsea engineering services to the offshore renewables and utility market, has implemented CrewSmart’s advanced management support service across its fleet of 21 crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and a team of offshore wind technicians. The cloud-based CrewSmart system provides CWind […]

    • REAL-TIME GAS READINGS: Wearables, Connectivity, People Protection

      by Tina Olivero

      CONNECTED SAFETY ALERTS SAVE LIVES Gas alert, gas alert! Those are words you hope you never hear. Hazards left unchecked put people in danger. Your best chain of defence against unimaginable outcomes and explosions is to ensure that gas detection and monitoring is well thought out and executed in your organization. Are you prepared? WHO USES […]

    • Youth Address: World Green Economy Summit

      by Tina Olivero

      The World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2018 is set to emphasize the role of young men and women in global efforts to build a green economy when it opens in Dubai in October. Organizers of WGES made the announcement as the UAE joins the worldwide celebration of the United Nations’ International Youth Day, marked on […]

    • AKER SOLUTIONS: Floating offshore wind in US

      by Tina Olivero

      Aker Solutions and Partners Take Next Steps in U.S. Offshore Wind Project Northern California energy authority RCEA and a consortium of private companies, including Aker Solutions and Principle Power, have submitted a lease application to advance the first commercial scale project for floating offshore wind in the United States. The application for the offshore wind […]

    • Atlantic Petroleum Show – June 20, 2018

      by Tina Olivero

      The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show returns to Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador on June 20 – 21, 2018, with a refreshed focus on energy education. “It is time to reimagine the traditional trade show and focus on education and training for the energy industry,” says Wes Scott, President and CEO of EventWorx […]

    • Monsoons: Impacting Wind Energy Viability

      by Tina Olivero

      Indian monsoon wind speeds continue 20-year decline, but the impact on wind energy industry is mixed across regions Wind speeds during India’s annual monsoon season have fallen by as much as 9% over the past two decades, with three of the past four years also below average. This is according to research by Vaisala, a […]

    • Approved: Offshore Wind Farm in MA, USA

      by Tina Olivero

      Vineyard Wind: Selected to Lead Mass Offshore Wind Industry Power Generation Vineyard Wind has leased a 160,000-acre area south of Martha’s Vineyard and 14 miles from the nearest shore.  The location was determined through a multi-year, inter-governmental task force process, which carefully considered scientific data and public input. The offshore wind project will consist of […]