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  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Subsea engineering specialist, Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd (ESS) has posted a 72% increase in revenue and a £1 million profit in its latest published accounts. The Aberdeenshire-based business has extended its oil and gas expertise into the emerging renewables market and forecasts turnover in the current year will increase to £13 million, and are targeting […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Three high-profile business leaders have been appointed as directors to the Board of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), collectively bringing a considerable breadth of experience to help further position the region at the forefront of the sustainable energy industry. The appointments, which were elected by associate members, have been announced following AREG’s Annual General Meeting […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy’s earnings were 14% higher in the first nine months of 2015, compared with the same period last year, the company reported today in its interim financial report for 9M 2015. DONG said earnings (EBITDA) were up by 14% in the first nine months from DKK 13.0 billion (approx. EUR 1.7 billion) in 2014 to DKK 14.8 billion (approx. […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc remains on course to deliver an increase in the dividend per share, an increase in adjusted profit before tax for the financial year to 31 March 2012 and to deliver on its key operational goals. This Interim Management Statement includes updates on operations, major projects, issues such as household customers’ energy consumption, other […]

  • 16 April 2013

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has reported a successful start to a 10-week boulder clearing and trenching campaign on the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm project. Mobilised onboard the Siem Topaz anchor handling vessel, Ecosse Subsea’s SCAR subsea plough system is engaged on route clearing and pre-lay trenching operations on behalf of Siem Offshore Contractors. Soils […]

  • 25 March 2014

    All-Energy 2014 will get off to a flying start on Wednesday 21 May with a plenary session featuring both the Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP, and Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, with other speakers including Rob Cormie, Group Operations Director, UK Green Investment Bank and Angela […]

  • 14 July 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A project in the UK has proven the concept for robotic teams repairing offshore wind farms, paving the way for human-robot teams at wind farms within ten years, and wind farms designed for robotic maintenance by 2050, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult said. The GBP 4 million MIMRee project, which was funded by Innovate […]

  • 22 February 2022
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Odfjell Oceanwind plans to order the first batch of floating Mobile Offshore Wind Units (MOWUs) later in 2022, with a plan of going into operation in 2024. The units will be operated as one fleet under Odfjell Oceanwind’s management. Odfjell Oceanwind, part of Norway’s Odfjell Group, is developing a fleet of floating MOWUs with the […]

  • 2 June 2023
    Business development, Innovation, Technology

    At the beginning of May, Balmoral presented a scour protection solution that could replace rock dumping and is set to potentially cut costs by up to 70 per cent when compared to this conventional method. In an interview with offshoreWIND.biz, the company revealed that the initial concept behind its new HexDefence system was aimed at […]

  • 27 July 2022
    Jobs & Recruitment

    UK energy company ScottishPower is launching its biggest ever recruitment drive, with at least 1,000 new jobs to be filled in the next twelve months. The announcement follows a record number of green energy infrastructure projects secured by the company in the first half of 2022. This includes securing contracts for a record 16 renewable […]

  • 31 July 2013

    World leader for naval defence, DCNS has turned its knowledge of the sea and its unique experience of new technologies into an advantage to position itself on the renewable energy market. An ambitious plan that is already well on its way to being implemented. The theoretical potential of marine energy is unparalleled. Each year, the […]

  • 26 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and BP have reached an agreement on the previously disputed overlap area between the Hornsea Four offshore wind farm and the Endurance carbon storage site, developed by the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP) that gathers BP, Equinor and TotalEnergies. Quick overview: Ørsted submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the 2.6 GW […]

  • 9 July 2012

    International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has established a local presence in Orkney to support clients in the development of wave and tidal energy projects and to actively contribute to the growth of this exciting, emerging industry.  Natural Power has been providing services to the international wave and tidal energy sector since 2005, working for […]

  • 26 March 2013

    Ignacio Galan, Chairman of Iberdrola and ScottishPower, has called on the UK government to provide more clarity on details of the energy reform currently going through Parliament if investments in new plants are to be made in time to avoid energy shortages in the next few years. “Although the Energy Bill (Electricity Market Reform) currently […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Atlantis Resources Corporation will continue its AR1000 tidal turbine testing programme at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, Northumberland. The company’s AR1000 nacelle was retrieved from its test berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney in late November, following successful open ocean testing. It will be transported to Blyth for […]

  • 23 July 2012

    From the Tide Mill at Woodbridge to the Rance in Britanny, the tidal power has been harnessed for centuries. Mark Aspinall, director of 4NRg, based at OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft and managing director of Scour Prevention Systems Ltd, explains why this ancient concept is still relevant today. Nothing seems to divide opinion like renewable energy  Whilst […]

  • 25 January 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded GBP 31.6 million (approximately EUR 37.7 million) in grant funding to eleven projects through the Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) Demonstration Programme. With an aim of reducing costs as well as increasing the rate of deployment of floating wind turbines, the funding will support […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood) has revealed that of the 121 GW worth of floating offshore wind projects that the company is currently tracking using its WIndLogix intelligence software, close to 15 GW of floating wind capacity is expected to come online by 2030. Westwood says that 15 GW of capacity will account for four […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA projects average Ebitda and net earnings for the 2012-2014 period in line with the €7.65 billion and €2.8 billion recorded in 2011, enabling it to continue remunerating shareholders at a gross annual average of about €0.3 per share. The Group will achieve this through a strategy focused on moderating investments, which will be directed […]

  • 17 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power, Energias de Portugal, Repsol, A. Silva Matos (ASM), Vestas Wind Systems A/S and InovCapital announced the inauguration of Portugal’s first offshore wind turbine on June 16th, 2012. The turbine is installed on an innovative floating foundation called the WindFloat. In addition to being the first offshore wind turbine in Portugal, this is the first offshore wind turbine to be […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate, an independent commercial business, created by Act of Parliament, has today announced another record return for the benefit of the public finances and an overall performance which is significantly ahead of the market, as its portfolio value hits an all-time high. Results summary Record return to Treasury for the benefit of the public finances:£267.1 […]

  • 19 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has deemed 43 companies eligible to bid in the upcoming offshore wind lease sale in California, with the majority on the list being Europe-headquartered energy companies and floating wind technology developers, either as standalone entities or as part of joint ventures. Acciona, Hexicon and BW Ideol eyeing Californian […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The cost of energy generated by tidal power generation is, at this stage of device development, still more expensive than that offered by offshore and onshore wind, and solar arrays in sunnier climes; however, fossil fuels will not last forever and investment is still going into accessing tidal power, one of the most reliable and […]

  • 16 December 2022
    Industry

    The Finnish and Swedish gas transmission system operators (TSOs) Gasgrid Finland and Nordion Energi, and offshore wind developers OX2 and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have entered into an agreement to investigate the development of large-scale offshore hydrogen pipeline infrastructure connecting Finland, Sweden, and Central Europe by 2030. The project, called the Baltic Sea Hydrogen Collector (BHC), […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Vessels

    Shetland based operator Delta Marine has reported that its vessel Whalsa Lass (Damen 2611 Multicat) demonstrated its versatility during recently completed works on a large wind farm off the coast of Grimsby, UK, for one of the ‘Big 6’ energy contractors. Even though Delta Marine has not named the wind farm or its client, it said the wind farm […]

  • 18 August 2014
    R&D

    Offshore WIND brings the following article with permission from the LatinAmericanScience.org. The article on offshore wind potential in Latin America has been written by Luis Armando Pagan Quinones, who is specializing in the production of drinking water by desalination systems using offshore wind power.  Written by Luis Armando Pagan Quinones Despite having over 50,000 kilometers of coastline, Latin America […]