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  • 12 December 2012

    The Crown Estate has won an award for sustainable development at the Green Energy Awards, recognising the success of the enabling actions in addressing the complex challenges in developing offshore renewables. The annual Scottish Renewables event, held in Edinburgh on 6 December, saw a record 1,000 guests attend this year. The Contribution to Sustainable Development […]

  • 14 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    BUSINESSES believe that the green economy will be a big driver of jobs growth but few have a plan in place to take advantage of …   By Terry Murden (scotlandonsunday) [mappress] Source: scotlandonsunday, March 14, 2011; Image: parmarketingservices  

  • 28 July 2017

    Three companies have been chosen as the preferred bidders for the Galloper Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base in deals totalling over GBP 7 million, innogy announced today (28 July).

  • 25 November 2020
    Business & Finance, industry

    WindEurope and SolarPower Europe, supported by Breakthrough Energy, have launched a new coalition that is said to give voice to businesses and thought leaders who will be decisive in positioning Europe as the world leader in renewable hydrogen, produced via electrolysis and 100 per cent powered by renewable electricity. The Renewable Hydrogen Coalition (RHC) was […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey has ordered the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to reconsider its decision to reject Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW). The BPU decided to object the project in March, which led the developer to file an appeal to BPU’s decision a month later. According […]

  • 30 July 2020
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The 759 MW Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm will include five technology demonstrations that could be implemented at full-scale in the future, CrossWind, the consortium developing the wind farm, said. These include a floating solar park, short-term battery storage, wind turbines that are optimally tuned to the network to minimise the negative ‘wake’-effects that […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Survivex, a provider of offshore survival training and safety skills to the global energy industry, has made a further appointment at board level as the company transitions to a period of international growth and development. Chris Hardie, who joined the company as Financial Controller, was promoted to Finance Director in September.   Mr Hardie will be […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s state-backed renewable energy company, have confirmed that they will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) tomorrow to explore project investment opportunities in the UK’s clean energy sector. The MoU will be signed on the occasion of a state visit to the UK by His […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The welcome news that Siemens plans a £160 million expansion to manufacture turbines in East Yorkshire, plus the UK Green Investment Bank’s (GIB) investment in the Westermost Rough project off the Yorkshire coast, must be balanced against high costs and risks but low confidence levels that could still affect future UK offshore wind developments, Green […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    ScottishPower Renewables has opened the new operations and maintenance building for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm at the Port of Lowestoft, UK. Located at Associated British Port’s Hamilton Dock, the O&M building is part of a GBP 25 million investment made by ScottishPower Renewables into the Port of Lowestoft. The site is now the […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation has installed the first foundation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. DEME is picking up the monopile foundations at Sif’s Maasvlakte terminal in Rotterdam and is in charge of installing all 58 pieces at the project site some 50km off the coast from Ostend. The company is also responsible for […]

  • 9 May 2013

    The UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) has today announced the investment impact of its first five months of operation (up to 31st March 2013): · Committed funds to 11 transactions with a total value of £2.3 billion; · Directly committed £635 million, resulting in a funding ratio that sees £1 from GIB mobilising almost […]

  • 21 September 2012

    Finance Secretary John Swinney has announced a Green Economy and Skills investment package, including £30 million for energy efficiency and low carbon schemes, and the creation of an Energy Skills Academy. The package will deliver a new employer recruitment initiative which will create up to 10,000 opportunities for small and medium enterprises to recruit young […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second SeaMade offshore substation topside has been installed in the Seastar concession area in the Belgian North Sea. The wind farm’s first substation was installed in the Mermaid concession area at the beginning of March. Each with a weight of 1,200 tonnes, the substations transform the wind energy that is produced to 225kV, which in […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine at the SeaMade offshore wind project has begun producing power to the Belgian grid. DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Apollo installed the first Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbine at the project site in mid-June. SeaMade will comprise a total of 58 turbines located some 50km off the Belgian North Sea coast and scheduled […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has been appointed by London Array to deliver Balance of Plant (BoP) Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services covering the wind farm’s next five years of operation.

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca is installing the 64th turbine of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm at a record location. Swire Blue Ocean said the location holds two records for the company as it represents the furthest north spot and the deepest installation with approximately 55 meters in depth. Beatrice Offshore Windfarm […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Construction work on the Green Port Hull Alexandra Dock site is progressing well and is on schedule for an early 2017 completion, Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility, is being […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Energy is a hot topic of discussion among state governor races across the U.S. California and Massachusetts are important ones to watch, as… By Andrea Marino (energydigital) [mappress] Source: energydigital, November 04, 2010;

  • 26 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The SeaMade offshore wind farm is nearing completion with only three wind turbines left to be installed. Located 50 kilometres off the Belgian coast in the North Sea, the offshore wind farm will comprise 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines, 55 of which are now in place. This is according to social media posts from […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    This morning, RWE informed that the first steel for the topside of Galloper’s offshore substation is being cut in Hartlepool, marking the official kick-off of the construction phase.  RWE announced the construction start when the final investment decision was made at the end of the last month. The 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, which will […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    James Fisher and Sons has named Eoghan O’Lionaird as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 1 September. O’Lionaird will take over the position on 1 October when Nick Henry, who has been CEO for the last fifteen years, will step down from the board. Henry will remain with the company until 31 March 2020 […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has secured a contract to carry out unexploded ordnance (UXO) removal and boulder clearance at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. JFMS is in charge of investigating and clearing locations at the 145km2 offshore site where earlier surveys have identified potential obstructions to construction. The works, set to begin in spring, […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    After James Fisher and Sons took over Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Limited (HSSE) last year and Rotos 360 in March, the company’s unit dedicated to marine renewables, James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), has acquired Insight Marine Projects – a specialist survey company headquartered in Cornwall.

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    SeaMade NV has awarded the consortium of ENGIE Fabricom, Tractebel, Smulders and GeoSea an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract for the two substations of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium.

  • 11 November 2011

    The Chancellor and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury​ today visited Nigg on the Cromarty Firth, where they announced around £100 million of additional funding for Scottish renewable energy, including marine renewables. This announcement is additional to the existing budget and spending plans of the Scottish Government. It represents a significant boost for renewable energy […]