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  • 6 June 2014

    A new global clean energy report shows Australia slipping behind the pace, with 144 countries now adopting renewable energy targets and renewable energy powering about a fifth of the world. Clean Energy Council Chief Executive David Green said while Australia’s renewable energy industry was increasingly at a standstill, the REN21 report showed strong global momentum […]

  • 31 October 2013

    A multi-million Euro project has advanced global progress on capturing tidal and wave energy thus bringing the EU closer to its target of generating 20% of its energy consumption from renewable sources by 2020. Co-ordinated by University College Cork, Ireland, the EUR 11 million initiative with the help of EUR 9 million in EU funding […]

  • 19 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has broken ground for its 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 project in Barnstable, Massachusetts, setting the US on a road to its first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, which is also the first such project in the Americas region. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on 18 November at Covell’s Beach, where the offshore wind […]

  • 16 September 2022

    The Biden-Harris Administration has set a target for the US to install 15 GW of floating offshore wind capacity by 2035, building on the country’s existing goal of 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030, which will be largely met using bottom-fixed technology. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will advance lease areas in deep […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The world’s first commercial wave energy plant went online this summer and is supplying electricity to a town in northern Spain. Despite its high investment costs, it could serve as a model for other coastal regions.  The small Spanish coastal town of Mutriku doesn’t look like it would be home to a high-tech power plant. […]

  • 15 July 2014

    The Chief Executive of Clare County Council has described the European Commission’s decision to award €23 million to a wave energy project off the Clare coast as a positive endorsement of the polices adopted locally to support renewable energy production projects. ESB WestWave is proposing to develop the first wave energy project in Ireland by […]

  • 2 November 2012
    R&D, Technology

    HRH The Duke of Edinburgh publicly unveiled the £19m facility, which contains the country’s most sophisticated wave tank testing facilities, and a state-of-the-art ship simulator used to train the next generation of mariner at the University of Plymouth. The Duke was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Marine Science by the University, in recognition of […]

  • 10 April 2020

    Over 80 percent of the voters in the United States favour offshore wind energy, with widespread support coming from both major political parties and every demographic group across the country, according to a recent national survey. Conducted by Public Opinion Strategies in March and released this week by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Millions of pounds of funding has been announced for the development of a marine renewables business park (MRBP) in Hayle, which will provide 2,500sqm of industrial and office based accommodation that could create 120 new jobs by 2020.  This development underlines Cornwall’s commitment to its diverse marine renewable ocean resource, world class supply chain, innovation and […]

  • 12 June 2013

    DCNS has developed considerable expertise in maritime safety & security (MSS) software to improve the efficiency of maritime rescue missions, shipping traffic management and pollution prevention and control. DCNS also positions itself as a world leader in marine renewable energies On Thursday 6 June 2013, Frédéric Cuvillier, France’s Minister for Transport, Sea and Fisheries, paid […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    With its headquarters at Renfrew, on the River Clyde in Scotland, and offices in the United States, Australia and Singapore, James Fisher Defence is one of the most respected names in subsea engineering. Established for almost 30 years, the company is a world leader in submarine rescue services, being the operator of the national service […]

  • 1 December 2014

    WWF Scotland Director Lang Banks has been named 2014 Champion of Renewables at Scottish Renewables’ Green Energy Awards. The environmentalist, described by judges as “an outsider who makes people understand why renewables are so vital”, bagged the coveted trophy at a 1,250-guest ceremony in Edinburgh last night (Nov 27). The awards, now in their 12th […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Echoing President Obama’s State of the Union call for an “all of the above” energy strategy, the Department of the Interior marked a major milestone for offshore wind energy along the Atlantic coast. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau announced that the department’s renewable […]

  • 6 June 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The UK’s The Crown Estate has doubled its commitment to enable the coexistence of offshore wind farms with a marine environment through its Offshore Wind Evidence and Change Programme. Since the launch of the UK Government’s British Energy Security Strategy – which raises ambitions for offshore wind generation to achieve up to 50 GW by […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Governor Martin O’Malley introduced the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. Identical in all substantive respects to the bill that overwhelmingly passed the House of Delegates last year, this measure will operate within Maryland’s existing Renewable Portfolio Standard to create a framework that will support a major offshore wind project. Based on a report […]

  • 14 December 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa and Aalborg University (AAU) in Denmark will lead the new i4Offshore research and development project focused on significantly reducing the cost of offshore wind power.

  • 18 July 2014

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank have announced the proposed sale of leases for nearly 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for commercial wind energy leasing. “Responsible offshore wind energy development has the potential to create jobs, expand our domestic clean energy resources, and strengthen […]

  • 29 January 2013

    An innovative renewable energy initiative aimed at accelerating the growth of the industry’s supply chain is to be launched at a major Scottish offshore wind conference being held in Aberdeen today. Scottish Renewables and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) have developed a new Supply Chain Share Fair. It is being introduced as part of Scottish […]

  • 27 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Enterprize Energy (EE) has signed a contract with PTSC G&S and Fugro to supply, install and operate a floating LiDAR at the site of the Thang Long Wind project offshore Vietnam. Fugro and PTSE will deploy Fugro’s SEAWATCH Wind LiDAR Buoy to collect detailed wind resource, meteorological, and oceanographic data across the 2000 km2 project […]

  • 11 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Pile driving during construction of offshore wind farms in the German North Sea has little to no effect on local harbour porpoise population, according to a study commissioned by the Offshore-Forum Windenergie (OFW) in partnership with the offshore wind industry leaders.  “The study shows that offshore wind farms have no negative consequences for the harbor porpoise population,” […]

  • 1 May 2014

    Over 220 delegates are attending an international conference on marine renewable energy technologies in Stornoway this week. The Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewables conference and workshops take place at An Lanntair and other venues from Monday 28 April to Friday 2 May. Organised by Lews Castle College UHI, part of the University of the Highlands […]

  • 13 March 2017

    By Kjeld Duits The remarkable success of offshore wind development in the Netherlands has caught the attention of the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA). The Japanese organization believes the small European country is a much better model for Japan than the far larger markets of Germany and the UK. “Japan has learned a lot from […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine energy companies Minesto and Atlantis Resources Ltd have been awarded €750,000 from the Eurostars Programme, funded by the European Union. The funding is awarded to a project that aims to reduce the cost of tidal energy and is a unique collaboration between two different marine energy developers on the global arena. The funds will […]

  • 2 June 2011

      An industry that is often affected by local opposition in the United States is that of wind energy development. It seems odd that businesses that attempt to bring clean energy and preserve the environment are frequently faced with disapproval from local communities. We talk about the necessary changes in our lifestyles in order to […]

  • 20 October 2011

    Hansen Transmissions International NV announces the first deliveries of high quality 6 MW gearboxes for China’s first 6 MW wind turbine. Spearheading a new era of wind energy development in China, Hansen Transmissions has officially delivered its first made-for-China 6 MW gearboxes for the Sinovel SL 6000, the largest and most powerful wind turbine ever […]

  • 23 March 2015

    In the design phase of an offshore wind farm, met data will be one of the influencing factors that play a part in the choice of WTG. The meteorological services that can be involved in the decision at this stage are detailed model data sets of wave and wind conditions to input into Computational Fluid […]