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  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Star Energy Corporation (SEC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation, have switched on the two onshore substations for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Following the first power in late April, the eneregisation of the 900 MW onshore substations located in Changhua Coastal Park marks the completion […]

  • 2 March 2012

    Members of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) learnt about crucial advances in air and sea access to offshore renewable energy developments, from leading industry experts on Tuesday, February 28. Speakers from The Crown Estate and Bristow European Operations gave an update on the current status and likely future developments for supporting offshore renewables within the […]

  • 9 May 2012

    “Renewable energies remain one of the most important growth sectors in Germany,” said Lars Quandel, Head of Renewables Sales at HSH Nordbank. He added that despite increasing competitive pressure among suppliers, the underlying sentiment within the sector remains positive. This was evidenced once again during talks held with investors and project developers at the Hannover […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The schedule for a cutting-edge offshore wind demonstration scheme off the north east coast has been amended to help secure the development’s future, the project’s backers said. Vattenfall and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), the shareholders in Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL) – the company behind the 11-turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) […]

  • 20 October 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has acquired a 49 per cent stake in the existing Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm and a yet-to-be-built floating wind farm in northeast England from EDF Renewables UK. TNB acquired the stake in the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Limited (BODL) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vantage RE Ltd. EDF Renewables UK […]

  • 20 January 2014

    Leading offshore wind developers are to give the supply chain a vital insight into new business opportunities as part of a pioneering initiative being held this month (January) at one of the industry’s flagship annual conferences. The Supply Chain Share Fair is one of the key events showcasing at Scottish Renewables’ Offshore Wind & Supply […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Last week, Niall Stuart, the Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables wrote to US tycoon Donald Trump regarding his statements on renewables and wind power over recent months. Scottish Renewables is the representative body for the renewable energy industry in Scotland, representing more than 300 organisations and companies working in the sector. I am writing in […]

  • 20 May 2014

    At RWE’s base port in Bremerhaven the go-ahead was given yesterday for the installation of the 48 wind turbines that will comprise the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm. Four 240-tonnes tubular steel towers, together with the associated hubs and nacelles, were loaded onto the installation vessel “Victoria Mathias” which will transport them for installation at […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    All 99 contracts offered through the fourth Allocation Round (AR4) of the UK government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme have now been signed and returned to Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). A total of 93 individual projects across Britain will now proceed to work with LCCC to meet the contractual milestones specified in the CfD, […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Authorities

    Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) has responded to the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) by writing a letter to Rt Hon Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, after the news published a few days ago, where DECC was quoted as saying that REF’s figures regarding the future subsidy income for the […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    On June 28, the House of Representatives passed the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act (H.R. 2231), which included language introduced by Representative Scott Rigell (VA-2) to pave the way for developing Virginia’s coastal energy. The House also passed an amendment by Rigell to move forward seismic testing in the Atlantic. The bill now goes to […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    In a bid to help reduce offshore wind energy costs by 40% by 2020, Tata Steel recently delivered 400 tonnes of 3D profiled and submerged arc welded (SAW) tubular steel to Bladt Industries.  The Danish wind turbine foundation manufacturer will use the steel to build an innovative suction bucket foundation that will be tested at […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Aberdeen City Council is disappointed that the All-Energy conference is moving out of the city, but remains confident that the Granite City continues to be the home of the renewables and broader energy industry. The council, working in partnership with the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) plans to continue promoting the city as a renewables […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has invited the offshore wind sector to sign up to a world-first data collection platform that aims to vastly reduce subsea cable failures. ELECTRODE will track cable failure trends and service downtime, as well as the effectiveness of current methods of monitoring, detection and response. Subsea cable failures account […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Technology

    The UK Government should use the Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction framework to create a specific pot of funding for innovative technologies like floating wind, according to a report released by RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables. This will secure an increase in new capacity from 32MW now to up to 2GW by 2030, making floating wind […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Authorities

    The expansion of green power is essential for Scotland’s energy security, economic prosperity, and environmental sustainability, First Minister Alex Salmond said yesterday as he unveiled a new target to keep the country at the forefront of the sector.  The First Minister told the RenewableUK conference in Glasgow that a refreshed Renewables Routemap aims to see […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    A range of activities to generate economic and community development across the Highlands and Islands over the next three years is outlined in the latest Operating Plan published today [Wednesday 11 April, 2012] by the region’s development agency. Ambitious plans to roll out superfast broadband throughout the region, grow key economic sectors and address challenges […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    SeaEnergy PLC announces its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2011. Financial Summary The clear financial highlight of 2011 was the conclusion of the sale of SERL to Repsol Nuevas Energias UK Limited. This resulted in the Group recording a profit of £25.3 million for the financial year compared with a loss of […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The offshore wind energy industry is growing and several European ports have prepared, or are preparing, to provide the necessary logistics and storage services and facilities related to different construction & installation, O&M, and production phases of this industry. The wind farms are getting larger and moving into deeper waters further offshore resulting in bigger […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 100 Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) members and Scottish businesses attended an innovative Offshore Wind Meet the Buyer event aimed at bringing together the Scottish supply chain and the firm behind the world’s first floating wind turbine. AREG, in partnership with Scottish Enterprise, welcomed suppliers from across the country to meet senior project […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The offshore wind industry, it would appear, has been plagued by schedules and budgets that have far exceeded expectations, a trend that will inevitably become less of a headline-grabber as more farms come on line and experience is gained. The oil and gas industry, after all, went through similar teething issues in its heady early […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has signed a contract worth over USD 200 million for the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The deal, first agreed upon in March, has now been officially signed with the wind farm’s developers Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture between Spain-headquartered EDP Renewables and France-headquartered ENGIE. The […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    The UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has selected Pemamek to provide welding production automation solutions for the manufacturing of transition pieces and monopiles. The agreement between Lamprell and Pemamek includes PEMA welding, milling, and material handling solutions to manufacture transition pieces and monopiles. The order from Lamprell consists of several different applications to […]