Search results for: offshore wind sector deal

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  • 25 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The number of people working in the rapidly expanding offshore wind industry in the UK is projected to increase to 69,848 by 2026, with the private sector expected to invest GBP 60.8 billion (approx. EUR 70.5 billion) in developing, constructing and operating offshore wind farms over the next five years. There are 26,000 people currently […]

  • 15 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has awarded twelve UK companies a total of GBP 1.3 million (around EUR 1.5 million) in funding and business improvement support. “These twelve companies represent a growing community of supply chain companies from across the UK being supported by OWGP, bringing the total number of companies awarded support to […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) selected 32 UK companies working in industries such as oil and gas, aerospace and defence for its Wind Expert Support Toolkit (WEST) Pilot Programme, within which the companies will join those already involved in the renewable energy sector. The programme will support companies with products and services across the […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Carbon Trust has launched a new joint industry programme focused on optimizing the integration of offshore wind. The Integrator is a programme designed to examine the interplay between offshore wind, existing infrastructure, and other technologies and developments to highlight opportunities for innovation investment.  It has secured support from six major offshore wind farm developers, […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    North East England’s offshore wind cluster Energi Coast is launching a new Innovation Group which aims to develop long-term solutions to meet the requirements for new technology in offshore wind. The purpose of the group is to progress major innovation opportunities for the region’s offshore wind industry in areas such as operations and maintenance and energy […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has confirmed that the UK Government and the offshore wind industry are close to reaching a Sector Deal. 

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s new Offshore Wind Sector Deal will be issued on Thursday, 7 March, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy said. As reported earlier, the new Sector Deal has established a target of reaching the connected offshore wind capacity of 30GW and delivering one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Through a new skills […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The UK has launched the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal which will see offshore wind reach the connected capacity of 30GW and deliver one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Under the new deal, the number of jobs in the industry is expected to rise to 27,000 by 2030, up from 7,200 today. The deal […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Principle Power has joined the DeepWind cluster to promote the development of deepwater offshore wind in the UK. Principle Power said that DeepWind is an excellent vehicle to further deepen its relationship with local and international stakeholders and suppliers in order to drive the UK floating wind industry forward, particularly in the context of the […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    Crown Estate Scotland is awarding GBP 500,000 for the development of the local offshore wind market. The funds comprise GBP 300,000 for Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) projects and GBP 200,000 for environmental research. The awarding of SOWEC funding will be linked to criteria which include aligning with the goals of the Offshore Wind […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables have launched a new industry group to set out the strategy for large-scale deployment of floating offshore wind in the UK. The Floating Wind Steering Group will meet with the aim of producing a consensus vision for the future of floating wind and the business case for its continued development in the UK. According to the […]

  • 22 May 2019

    The UK Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has launched a new task force dedicated to finding innovative solutions to make the best use of electricity generated by renewable sources, including offshore wind. The Solving the Integration Challenge research project is a key part of the Offshore Wind Sector Deal announced in March, RenewableUK said. A group of experts and […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Norfolk and Suffolk have been named as the UK’s leading centre for offshore wind with the launch of a new cluster in conjunction with the release of the UK’s Offshore Wind Sector Deal. The Norfolk and Suffolk Offshore Wind Cluster is expected to help create thousands of new jobs and unlock investment in the local area […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA) and the Polish Offshore Wind Energy Society (PTMEW) have established a cooperation to support the development of the offshore wind sector in Poland. The aim of the collaboration is to establish a multilateral Declaration of Cooperation for Polish Offshore Wind Energy Sector Development, which would be signed by the […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D, Technology

    Development of an indigenous green hydrogen industry could generate GBP 320 billion for the UK economy and sustain up to 120,000 jobs by 2050, a new report finds. The Offshore Wind and Hydrogen: Solving the Integration Challenge Report was released by the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. The […]

  • 7 April 2020

    The UK Environmental Audit Committee has launched the Technological Innovation and Climate Change inquiry, with first focus on offshore wind power. Following the Government’s Offshore Wind Sector Deal in March 2019, the Committee will consider the opportunities that will maximize the industry’s potential and the challenges it faces in delivering greater capacity. The Committee is inviting written […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    UK ports are well placed to support the offshore wind industry, but a versatile and flexible planning system is needed to help ports prepare for the new opportunities presented in the Offshore Wind Sector Deal, the British Ports Association’s Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne said. ”This will be vital to ensure that ports remain agile and responsive […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    France has moved up two positions and is now the third most attractive destination globally for investment in renewable energy due in part to a new focus on floating offshore wind. This is according to the 53rd EY Renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI). As reported earlier, France intends to issue offshore wind tenders with a combined capacity of […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Naval Energies has joined the DeepWind offshore wind cluster as part of its strategy to offer floating wind technology in the Scottish market. The French offshore renewable energy technology developer said it aims to join in the development of the floating wind sector in Scotland and offer its semi-submersible floater. “Naval Energies, a strategic player in floating […]

  • 14 November 2019

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to increase the UK’s 2030 offshore wind target from the current 30GW to 40GW if his Conservative party wins the general election. UK’s current target to have 30GW of connected offshore wind capacity by 2030 was set with the launch of a new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has signed a Framework Agreement with two UK and one Danish company to provide up-tower blade maintenance and repair at the company’s wind farms for a minimum period of two years. The Swedish energy company selected GEV Wind Power, James Fisher Marine Services, and Danish Blade Service to provide the blade maintenance and repair […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Authorities, R&D

    Scotland has published a new Energy Strategy setting the country’s goal of reaching 50% of renewable energy by 2030 and increasing the productivity of energy use across the Scottish economy.

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has urged the recently elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver on the promised 40GW of offshore wind by 2030 commitment. In their letter, CCC Chairman Lord Deben and Chair of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee Baroness Brown called on the Prime Minister to ensure that any market reforms […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has set up a new task force aimed at helping increase the number of skilled people working in the UK’s offshore wind sector. The Investment in Talent Group is developing a passporting system to ensure all parts of the energy sector recognize transferable skills and training, to enable offshore workers to move […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has contracted 3sun Group to carry out statutory inspections across its offshore and onshore wind farms. Under the deal, 3sun will provide inspections across Vattenfall’s 50 offshore and onshore wind farms in the UK, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden. “Vattenfall is delighted to sign up 3sun Group, not just because it’s a great […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has launched a competition seeking proposals that can provide future offshore wind farm mitigation for UK Air Defence surveillance. The GBP 2 million innovation competition seeks to reduce and remove impact wind farms have on UK’s Air Defence systems to boost green energy growth. It includes alternative technologies […]