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  • 20 May 2014

    Marine ecologists and oceanography experts from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have yesterday (19 May) embarked on a four week survey as part of ongoing work to improve scientific understanding of Scotland’s natural marine environment. Utilising SEPA’s survey vessel, the Sir John Murray, data and samples will be collected from locations across Scotland’s west coast, […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    With the active support of the Pays de la Loire Regional Council, Carène (Federation of local councils of Saint-Nazaire area) and Caisse des Dépôts (public group serving general interest and economic development), STX France secured the financing required to launch the 1st batch of production units due to enter in service in 2015. Considering the […]

  • 11 December 2012

    PROGRESS in the Humber area’s renewables industry over the last year is being reviewed at an informal networking event. The Christmas Green Drinks meeting will take stock of developments across the low-carbon sector during the past 12 months and also look ahead to 2013. Renewables Network and Footprint Renewables are staging the event on Thursday, […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Hull City Council has welcomed the announcement by Siemens Board confirming their intention to develop wind turbine production and installation facilities at at two locations – the Green Port Hull in Alexandra Dock and a rotor blade manufacturing facility located at Paull, to the east of Saltend. Leader of the Council, Councillor Stephen Brady, said: […]

  • 20 September 2013

    A wave energy device pioneered by a business launched only four years ago won the EEEGR Innovation Awards 2013. There were wild cheers from the small team at Marine Power Systems (MPS) as its WaveSub innovation took the title at a gala dinner attended by 160 delegates at the Holiday Inn, Norwich North. Two small […]

  • 12 August 2013

    A record number of companies have entered this year’s EEEGR Innovation Awards, which celebrates new technology in the energy sector. Representatives from eight shortlisted companies will present their innovations on stage at the Holiday Inn, Norwich, on September 17th. They include a low-energy device for monitoring the health of the sea, a new type of […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Following completion of a detailed hydrodynamic modelling study commissioned by The Crown Estate, ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has added a down-scaled description of wave and tidal resources of the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Strategic Area to the Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Energy Resources.  Updated summary wave and tidal resource parameters for […]

  • 28 June 2016

    Covestro and Tekmar Energy have signed a cooperation agreement on subsea cable protection for Chinese offshore wind market, set to grow towards 10GW of capacity within the next three to five years. Both companies will collaborate on the development of Cable Protection Systems for subsea energy cables at vulnerable locations from the wave and tidal […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Several environmental organisations will protest against the usage of brown coal for energy production in the Lusatia region this Saturday. Activists from several countries will try to form an eight kilometre human chain between Kerkwitz in Germany and Grabice in Poland. Greenpeace, Bund and Berliner Energietisch are some of the organisations that will take part in […]

  • 4 September 2012

    The new vessel propulsion system Voith Linear Jet (VLJ) literally takes shape. The Dutch foundry Drunen has cast the rotor of the first VLJ. Two of these propulsion systems will be used in a newly designed vessel supplying offshore wind farms with staff and equipment, even at high seas. Turbine Transfer Ltd. expands its fleet […]

  • 10 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Louis Dreyfus TravOcean (LDTVO) plans to start the second inter-array cable installation campaign at the Saint-Nazaire offshore France in mid-March. Back in September 2018, a consortium of LDTVO and Prysmian officially secured a contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the France offshore wind farm. Under the agreement, Prysmian is responsible for […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Colchester Institute has announced that work has commenced on creating a new Energy Skills Centre for Harwich. Set to be open for January 2013, the Centre will provide the opportunity for hundreds to develop relevant skills necessary to take advantage of the current and future opportunities in the low carbon economy and the offshore wind […]

  • 1 December 2011

    WindMade™ is the first independent consumer label successfully developed by a corporation and is also the first consumer label to be officially endorsed by the UN Global Compact. With leading global brands such as Motorola Mobility, Deutsche Bank, Becton Dickinson and Bloomberg now committing to wind energy – the spotlight is back on governments and […]

  • 5 September 2013

    RenewableUK has today welcomed an opinion poll carried out by ComRes which once again highlights overwhelming support for wind power among the British public. The opinion poll shows that a massive 67% of people support building wind farms in the area in which they live, making wind one of the most popular forms of energy […]

  • 11 June 2014

    The European Union’s Ocean Energy Forum announced its Steering Committee members today at its first working meeting in Dublin. The Committees, composed of an all-star cast of European ocean energy actors, commenced work on a comprehensive strategy for the commercialisation of the renewable ocean energy sector. The Steering Committees for each of the Forum’s three […]

  • 17 February 2021

    Siemens Gamesa has completed the first Siemens Gamesa B108 wind turbine blade. The 108-metre IntegralBlade® was cast in one piece using patented Siemens Gamesa blade technologies. This process eliminates weaker areas at glued joints and produces blades of optimum quality, strength, and reliability, the turbine maker said. The record-setting blade will be installed on the […]

  • 20 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    VolkerFitzpatrick has started with construction works on Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s two blade manufacturing facilities, as well as on repurposing an existing factory, at the wind turbine supplier’s site in Hull. The work, being carried out under an GBP 82 million (around EUR 96 million) design and build contract, began in August and are due […]

  • 30 September 2013

    American Offshore Energy takes a page out of America’s Cup sailboat design technology to build a patented high-tech, low cost floating Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT). The aerodynamic section of this VAWT is built with a combination of sailboat mast and bicycle wheel technology. The tension and compression design principles allow for stiff, light weight […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Pontoon specialist Marine Designs Ltd, part of the A&P Group, has completed its 11th offshore wind related project with the installation of crew transfer pontoons in Grimsby Fish Docks for E.ON’s Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm Project.  The company, based in Falmouth, Cornwall, designs, builds and installs heavy-duty, 50-year design life ‘DockMaster’ concrete pontoon systems. […]

  • 24 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Haizea Bilbao, a subsidiary of Haizea Wind Group, has entered into an agreement with Ørsted for an undisclosed offshore wind project for which the Spain-based company will manufacture and deliver monopiles. The contract, which is subject to final investment decision by Ørsted on the project, is the largest ever secured by Haizea Wind Group and […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Specialist innovation and incubation centre OrbisEnergy has launched a new £2.5million grant investment support project, part financed by the European Regional Development Fund, which will support small to medium sized businesses to develop innovation in the offshore renewable energy supply chain. Grants ranging from £2,500 and up to £50,000 are available to support businesses to […]

  • 12 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    CPNL Engineering has completed two series of tests to verify the temporary and permanent clamp tension of the hang-off. Both durability tests lead to the conclusion that the hang-off can cope with the predefined tensions of 40 kN and 150 kN for the temporary and permanent part respectively. The first durability test was conducted with […]

  • 23 October 2013

    Kishorn Port Ltd.’s (KPL) planning application for the redevelopment of the redundant oil fabrication yard at Kishorn was given the full support of The Highland Council at today’s (22 October) Planning Committee meeting in Inverness. The way is now clear for KPL to market the Yard to the emerging renewables sector as a potential site […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    MHI Vestas has signed a purchase agreement with Taiwan’s Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group (YGG) to source additional components for the upcoming production of V174 turbines to be installed off Taiwan. The agreement covers rotor hubs, hub plates, and nacelle base frames. The V174-9.5 MW turbines provided by MHI Vestas are due to be installed […]

  • 12 November 2021

    The third and final 108-metre blade has been installed on Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD prototype offshore wind turbine at the test centre in Østerild, Denmark. With the final blade in place, the SG 14-222 DD prototype has become the world’s largest and most powerful turbine to be installed, taking the mantle from GE Haliade-X […]

  • 21 September 2012

    His Royal Highness Prince Joachim’s attendance at this years HUSUM WindEnergy on September 19th 2012 emphasises Husum’s long association with neighbouring Denmark, which from the very first has been a partner of what is now the industry’s biggest trade fair. His Royal Highness held the opening speech at the Windmasters Dinner in the Castle at […]