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  • 19 February 2015

    Expanding WindMade to embrace all renewable energy sources equally is one step closer to reality, as the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) task force, Coalition for Action, explores incorporating the consumer label into IRENA. Founded in 2011, WindMade was the world’s first consumer label for a renewable energy source. Seeking to provide consumers with meaningful […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    UK-based civil society and business groups have set 5 tests against which any prospective buyers of the Green Investment Bank will be assessed, calling on them to commit to measures that will ensure it continues to act and invest in the public interest. The Green Investment Bank ‘Public Interest Prospectus’, launched today, sets out the […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    There are concerns that there will be no benefit to the south coast economy and that if there was a serious intent to develop green jobs in the UK this would be not allowed to happen, says GMB. GMB, the union for workers in the energy sector, is asking EON, the energy company seeking to […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Green Investment Bank (GIB) Offshore Wind Fund has passed its initial GBP 1 billion target with its sixth UK asset acquisition, a 44% stake in the 270MW Lincs offshore wind farm. With the latest investment, the fund has GBP 1.12 billion worth of assets under management. The total capacity of the six assets under the […]

  • 22 February 2012

    GREEN energy is set to change the landscape of Hull forever. With Green Port Hull and its creation of jobs, the city is standing at the forefront of the green revolution. An event has been held in Hull to help people understand what green energy means to them and how they can make changes in […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Mr. Liu Qi, Deputy General Director of National Energy Administration of China (NEA) and Mr. Morgens Jensen, Trade and Development Minister of Denmark had a meeting in China National Renewable Energy Center (CNREC) on April 25, 2014. Mr. Liang Zhipeng, the Deputy Director of New Energy Department of NEA, Mr. Wang Zhongying, Director of CNREC […]

  • 22 February 2013

    Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick (D) accepted the “Green Governor of the Year Award” for his innovative environmental leadership in 2012. Patrick earned the honor by driving bipartisan environmental initiatives, public-private partnerships, and visionary legislation that raise the bar for energy efficiency; expand renewable energy infrastructure and usage; grow the clean tech industry and create […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The UK company Aon, through its arm UK Aon Taiwan Ltd, signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taiwan’s Changhua County today, 19 October, while another UK business – ODE – officially launched its Taiwan office. 

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) commented on today’s announcement by Siemens. Siemens is investing £160 million across the two locations and its port partner ABP is investing a further £150 million in the Green Port Hull development. The companies will be submitting planning applications to Hull City Council and East Riding Council over the next few […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Business leaders are to quiz the Government’s Energy Minister at a Lincolnshire renewables conference. John Hayes will answer questions on issues such as the Coalition’s energy policies after a keynote address at Green Energy Lincs. The inaugural event will take place on Tuesday, November 20 at Lincolnshire Showground’s EPIC Centre. Mr Hayes, the MP for […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment

    NKT’s cable manufacturing factories are now running on electricity from renewable energy sources, the company informed, adding that its CO2-emissions from energy consumption are now 66 per cent lower than last year. The 66 per cent reduction in CO2-emissions from energy consumption came through using green electricity in the factories, as well as for the […]

  • 7 November 2011

    Lord Stephen Green, UK Minister for Trade and Investment, visited Taiwan on 3-4 November to further bilateral trade and investment links. During the visit, Lord Green supported UK companies keen to participate in renewable and infrastructure projects in Taiwan, led the UK side at the UK-Taiwan bilateral trade talks, and promoted investment opportunities to Taiwanese […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    An independent nominations committee has nominated five trustees to run the Green Purposes Company Ltd (GPC), a newly incorporated organisation tasked with keeping the UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) green. In February 2016, the UK Government announced that GIB would create a ‘special share’ as part of the process to introduce private capital to the organisation. As […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has issued its first Euro-denominated Green Bond. The sale of EUR 1 billion in 10-year fixed-rate notes will enable CPPIB to invest further in eligible assets such as renewables, water, and real estate projects, as well as diversify the fund’s investor base. Among the Green Bond-eligible investments recently made by […]

  • 11 October 2016

    A paper on the evaluation of the feed-in tariff scheme for offshore wind farms in Greece using a Monte Carlo approach has been published in Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics.  The paper investigates the profitability range of offshore wind energy investments in Greece, taking into consideration the uncertainties faced, which include technical, political, economic and regulatory risks. […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Oceanlinx’s greenWAVE wave energy generator is currently stranded approximately one kilometre off Carrickalinga Beach in the Encounter Marine Park, South Australia. The State Government is working with the owners, insurers and the District Council of Yankalilla to ensure the structure is clearly marked as a navigational hazard for boat operators and to determine the most […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has won a contract for the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of temporary pontoons at the Newhaven Port which will be used during the construction phase of the 400MW Rampion offshore wind farm. JFMS has worked closely with its sister company Mojo Maritime on the Rampion pontoon project. With design work […]

  • 21 January 2011

    As the push for renewable energy takes on the dimensions of a new industrial revolution, SHANE HULGRAINE investigates where the pitfalls… (siliconrepublic) [mappress] Source: siliconrepublic, January 21, 2011

  • 20 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore and Hellenic Cables have completed the testing and energization of the export cable connections at the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME said it is currently carrying out the inter-array cable installation and preparing for the turbine installation campaign, set to begin in mid-June. “Another important milestone for the SeaMade offshore wind […]

  • 30 March 2012

    In 2020 half of the electricity consumption will come from wind power (today it’s 25 %), and the energy consumption will decrease by more than 12 % in 2020 compared to 2006. The parties behind the agreement represent 171 seats out of 179 in the parliament. The agreement establishes a framework for the policy on […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Nordic infrastructure fund Infranode is preparing an investment of up to DKK 1 billion (circa EUR 134 million) for new infrastructure facilities at the Danish port of Esbjerg which will be used for the offshore wind industry. The investment will go into port facilities for storage, preassembly and manufacturing of components for offshore wind turbines. […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine energy technology company Minesto, together with IT Power and National Physical Laboratory (NPL), have been awarded more than £500,000 from the British Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) in the 2nd round of the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund. The funding will be used for extending the quarter scale ocean trials with the Deep Green […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    An EU scheme pioneering collaborative research projects in marine science between business and universities has been given a £1m EU boost, Welsh Finance Minister Jane Hutt has announced.  Bangor University’s £23.6m SEACAMS project, delivered in partnership with Aberystwyth and Swansea Universities, is helping to develop the coastal marine economy in Wales. It has already worked […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has today announced two new senior appointments. Nick Gardiner will take on the role of Managing Director, Offshore Wind and Karl Smith will take on the role of Fund Managing Director. Gardiner will lead GIB’s offshore wind direct investment team. Since its launch in November 2012, GIB has made […]

  • 11 December 2014

    MacArtney has chosen to unify a vast pool of its technical expertise, operational experience and marine renewable energy industry leading connectivity solutions under the new and dedicated ‘GreenLink’ brand. Given the finite nature of fossil energy sources such as coal, oil and natural gas, alternative marine based energy sources have seen a surge in global […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Green Blue Offshore Terminal, an initiative of the Prior Group, is opening a new terminal in the port of Vlissingen, the Netherlands, to offer services to companies active in offshore wind. The new terminal will offer services during the construction, modification, repair and, maintenance activities, and not only serve as a place for the storage […]