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  • 30 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      MORE public money will be required if Inverness firm AWS Ocean Energy is to develop a successful wave power device, despite the company last week announcing a multi-million pound investment from French generator Alstom. Chief executive Simon Grey told The Inverness Courier that although Alstom’s backing, which comes in return for a 40 per […]

  • 22 October 2013

    Atlantic Wind Connection said today it is unveiling a new contracting portal for the New Jersey Energy Link, the multi-year offshore transmission project planned off the New Jersey Coast, to help local contracting and service businesses to connect with one of New Jersey’s most exciting opportunities for new jobs. The New Jersey Energy Link is […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The first direct measurement of wind over the Great Lakes at the height of commercial turbines comes from a six-ton buoy loaded with scientific equipment. The buoy was deployed at three locations in the lake: two points near the Muskegon shoreline and about 35 miles off shore.  The project was led by Grand Valley State University’s Michigan […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Snohomish County Public Utility District (PUD) has announced it will no longer pursue its pilot tidal energy research project in Admiralty Inlet, west of Whidbey Island. “The PUD and its funding partners have worked for years to get regulatory clarity regarding the requirements and associated costs to enable a well-informed decision,” said PUD General Manager Steve […]

  • 19 December 2014

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has named Abigail Ross Hopper as the Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which manages the development of the USA’s conventional and renewable energy and marine mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf. Ms. Hopper currently serves as the Director of the Maryland Energy Administration and will assume […]

  • 22 May 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has announced a shortlist of nominations for the association’s inaugural Energy Awards. More than five hundred guests, including business leaders and politicians, will attend the awards ceremony at a hotel in central London on 27th June. A member of the panel […]

  • 13 June 2011

      Choppy waters are curtailing offshore wind development and frustrating the industry’s cause. The race to be the first to generate electricity in this country may be a close call, although the guys in Texas say that they have the leading edge. Challenges are ahead and notably winning the regulatory permits and investment capital to […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Edward Davey, secretary of state for Energy and Climate Change praised Siemens for its investment in innovative marine technologies at the opening of its new testing and assembly facility in Bristol today. The new 25,000 square feet facility will be the base for the development of next- generation drive trains used in SeaGen – the […]

  • 27 February 2013

    The Obama Administration’s renewable energy program has authorized dozens of renewable energy projects on public lands and will hold the first-ever auctions for commercial wind development in the Atlantic this year, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar told offshore wind stakeholders at a conference in Boston. Salazar noted that the rapid progress – as well […]

  • 27 December 2010

    A bill requiring utilities to enter into long-term purchasing agreements for wind-generated power is in the works for the 2011 General Assembly, with supporters and opponents getting ready to air the issue. Prince George’s County Sen. Paul Pinsky and Montgomery County Del. Tom Hucker, both Democrats, are planning to refile legislation similar to the ones […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC), developer of the New Jersey Energy Link, the first offshore backbone electricity transmission system proposed in the United States, has selected major construction and design firm Bechtel as its Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor and international power equipment supplier Alstom as its HVDC technical advisor for this first phase […]

  • 24 October 2012

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau have announced that BOEM has reached agreement on a lease for commercial wind energy development in federal waters that covers 96,430 acres […]

  • 28 September 2011

      The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to end the competitive solicitation process for the proposed Great Lakes Offshore Wind Project (GLOW), without awarding a contract for project development. The estimated annual cost of GLOW and the current economic conditions were the reasons for the Trustees’ action. Evaluation of […]

  • 28 July 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, assisted in the installation of monopiles and transition pieces for the Meerwind offshore wind project. Parker Maritime, a business unit of Parker’s Energy Products Division, provided the Seajacks team with navigation services, survey support during installation of the monopiles and transition pieces, and crane […]

  • 13 April 2012

    Finance Secretary John Swinney will next week visit Japan and South Korea to promote Scottish businesses. Mr Swinney will visit Tokyo, Osaka, Pusan and Seoul where he will showcase the innovation and skills of Scotland’s energy sector and promote Scotland’s food and drink. He will use his visit as a chance to meet with representatives […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Nine finalists will line up to compete for the East of England’s top awards for new ideas in the energy industry. Companies from across all aspects of the energy world are challenging for the 2014 Energy Innovation Awards to be staged by EEEGR, the East of England Energy Group, at Norwich City Football Club’s Top […]

  • 26 October 2018

    Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2018 brought together 550 exhibitors and over 10,000 unique visitors in halls 1, 2 & 3 of Amsterdam RAI. The conference and side events attracted over 1,000 delegates. The next Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference takes place on 7, 8 and 9 October 2019. Offshore Energy 2018 kicked off […]

  • 5 March 2012

    CleanEquity Monaco, 29th & 30th March, the world forum for emerging cleantech companies, hosted by Innovator Capital and the Nobel Sustainability Trust,announces the collaboration of the Hinduja Foundation, chaired by Ms. Shanu SP Hinduja. The aims of the Hinduja Foundation, member of the Hinduja Group and a founding member of the Prince Albert II of […]

  • 17 May 2013

    During last week, Eco Wave Power’s founders, Mr. David Leb (Founder and CEO) and Ms. Inna Braverman (Co-Founder & Marketing Director) arrived to Kempinski Hotel in Beijing in order to sign an initial collaboration agreement between EWP and a Chinese Governmental fund. The agreement was executed in an official signing ceremony, attended by high ranked […]

  • 1 June 2010

    In Ludington, Michigan, a city located in close vicinity to Lake Michigan, the city Commissioners are being asked to approve a plan put forth by Scandia Wind Offshore, a wind farm development company. This plan establishes a wind farm made up of 50 to 100 turbines that would be placed along the waters edge in […]

  • 28 August 2013

    The Southeastern states from Virginia to Florida are home to over 65 wind related manufacturing facilities that support thousands of wind energy jobs in the Southeast region. These supply chain facilities could expand significantly as land-based and offshore wind developments begin in the region. Besides having a highly-skilled manufacturing base, the Southeast has several other […]

  • 30 October 2014
    R&D, Technology

    ORPC has concluded its successful OCGen® Module Mooring Project at its federally licensed Cobscook Bay, Maine project site. This first-of-its-kind project, funded partially by the U.S. Dept. of Energy and Maine Technology Institute, proved the stability of the prototype OCGen® device in reversing tidal currents and confirmed the loading and performance of its tensioned mooring […]

  • 29 June 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that six projects in four states – California, Colorado, Florida, and New York – have been selected to receive nearly $7.5 million over two years to advance next-generation designs for wind turbine drivetrains. Drivetrains, which include a turbine’s gearbox and generator, are at the heart of the turbine and […]

  • 31 July 2011

    IBERDROLA has published its 2009-2010 R&D Report. The document includes the Group’s main initiatives and most significant milestones in R&D, in which it has invested over €220 million over the last two years. The Group considers R&D a strategic pillar of its activity when confronting with guarantees the challenges facing the energy sector, and to […]

  • 8 June 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Norway will open up new areas for the development of offshore wind projects, the country’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tina Bru said. The move is a response to the demands from the local industry which last year recorded an NOK 11 billion (around EUR 1.1 billion) international turnover in goods and services related to […]

  • 28 June 2012

    SMD has been formally presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise by the Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear. The Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Nigel Sherlock, presented the Award in the International Trade Category as part of a visit to SMD’s head office and manufacturing facilities in Wallsend, North East England. The company is one of the world’s […]