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  • 2 December 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    The project is being developed by IBERDROLA RENOVABLES’ UK subsidiary, ScottishPower Renewables, in conjunction with Sweden’s Vattenfall Agreement has just been reached to connect the East Anglia Array, with a projected capacity of up to 7,200 MW, to National Grid’s land-based transmission network East Anglia ONE, the first phase of the development, will have a […]

  • 10 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Shortly after the news that their proposed 1.4 GW offshore wind project in New York could bring over USD 25 billion in benefits to the state and a new GE manufacturing facility, TotalEnergies and Rise Light & Power announced plans for two offshore wind port facilities in New York Harbor. For their Attentive Energy One […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) announced it has entered into agreements for the rights to acquire a majority equity stake in Gemini, a 600MW offshore wind project currently in advanced development. Gemini is located 85 kilometres off the coast of the Netherlands in the North Sea, which combines one of the strongest and most reliable wind […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global-leading energy industry bodies Subsea UK and OPITO have each been awarded part of a £2million fund aimed at attracting vital new entrants into the industry and helping people to diversify their skills. Scotland’s leading diver training facility, The Underwater Centre in Fort William, has also secured a share of The Energy Challenge Fund, set […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Authorities, Environment

    As the 2015 Maryland General Assembly kicked off Wednesday, activists packed Lawyer’s Mall in front of the State House to call for action in 2015 to double the state’s use of clean electricity like wind and solar. The rally was headlined by a broad array of social justice, environmental, faith, labor and business leaders, who […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ignacio Galán, the chairman and chief executive officer of Iberdrola, has outlined a strategy for further multi-billion pound investments in renewables in the UK, with a strong focus on Scotland, in a lecture at the University of Strathclyde.  Mr Galán was delivering the fourth James Blyth lecture at the university, in which he gave a detailed […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

    A detailed study into how an offshore electricity grid between Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland could be introduced has now been commissioned after being awarded European funding. The second part of the flagship Irish-Scottish Links on Energy Study (ISLES) has now been given £1 million to examine how an offshore grid could be established by […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola is committed to promoting offshore wind power as one of the basic pillars in its future growth. It is determined to spearhead the development of this technology, which it considers to be the second revolution in renewable energies, just as it did in the case of onshore wind power, where it is the world […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The number of people working in the medium and large-scale sectors of the British onshore wind industry, and offshore wind, has risen by 8% in just over twelve months to more than 15,400 direct, full-time jobs, according to the trade association RenewableUK. This means the number of people directly employed in these key parts of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    First Minister Alex Salmond today launched an industry-led energy skills academy, established with over £900,000 public funding, to deliver training for thousands of workers across key sectors including oil & gas and renewables. Nigg Skills Academy (NSA) has been built at Nigg Energy Park, which was purchased by Global Energy Group (GEG) in October. Highlands […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Following the launch of Austal’s Wind Express series in mid 2010, Austal announces the award of a contract for the design and construction of three purpose-built 21 metre offshore support vessels (OSVs) for Turbine Transfers Limited, based in Holyhead, United Kingdom. The Austal built OSV catamarans will be used to transport service crews and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA’s first quarter net earnings rose 0.7% to €1,022 million with Ebitda up 4.1% at €2,365 million, driven by international growth and despite a decline in Spain where recent regulatory decisions have had a negative effect. Revenues rose 10% to €9,331 million, while gross margin was up 4.1%. Net operating income (Ebit) rose 1.3% higher […]

  • 21 July 2010
    R&D

    IBERDROLA RENOVABLES, global wind energy leader(1)(1) See explanation , recorded gross operating income of €706.7 million in the first half of 2010, a rise of 21.5% over the same period last year. This increase was driven by the Company’s geographical diversification which enabled it to offset uneven performance across its markets, as well as by […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

      Vattenfall, Technip and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), the joint venture (JV) partners behind a cutting edge Wind Deployment Centre in Scottish waters – the 11-wind turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen Bay – have submitted their consent application to Marine Scotland. The application seeks permission for work to commence on […]

  • 12 May 2016

    Written by Shiva Polefka, Policy Analyst for the Center for American Progress’ Ocean Policy program.  The thin coastal fringe of the United States comprises a tiny proportion of the nation’s total land area but supports a huge share of its business. Coastal and Great Lakes counties alone—just 10 percent of U.S. land area, excluding Alaska—generated more […]

  • 30 March 2015

    In the previous article we spoke about the importance of accurate wind measurement for an optimum wind farm design. But also underwater there are elements that need to be taken into consideration when designing the foundation and cable structures for each wind turbine. Waves and currents can cause erosion of the seabed around a fixed […]

  • 14 October 2013

    Adapting its service offering to steer a move into the offshore wind industry has paid off for FoundOcean. Jim Bell, Managing Director, tells Offshore WIND that activity went from ‘zero to 60’ in just a year and as renewable energy demand increases, FoundOcean is confident that it can gear up for any future growth.  Established […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The European Marine Energy Centre – the world’s first and only test centre for wave and tidal energy devices – celebrates its tenth anniversary this month, with the pioneering Orkney based facility planning a host of events to mark its milestone year. The centre, which started off with just four wave test berths at Billia […]

  • 19 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    – Ebitda rose 25.3% and net earnings by 25.2% due to diversification and solid assets   – Ebitda rose 19.4% driven by an increased contribution from wind, higher production and capacity, as well as greater efficiency, offsetting the negative impact of gas   – Installed capacity exceeded 12,000 MW while operating capacity stood at 11,434 […]

  • 30 May 2017
  • 2 October 2012

    In the past 12 months we have seen orders for new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels placed, new builds started and others completed and delivered. These vessels have got bigger and stronger’wlth larger cranes, and higher jacking possibilities. The specifications of almost every dimension have increased. Offshore WIND has spoken to some of the new owners […]