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  • 16 September 2015

    The UK is to host the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) for the first time. The event, now in its tenth year, will come to Edinburgh from February 23-25, 2016, and will be designed by an international committee of experts and industry organisations. Previous ICOE events have been held in Spain, Nova Scotia, France, […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Industry Contribution

    Home of energy transition Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) is where the energy transition takes place. It is Europe’s leading gathering of the entire offshore energy industry and your opportunity to network with highly qualified experts and professionals across global markets – 7, 8 and 9 October in Amsterdam. Offshore Energy is the place […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has taken a Final Investment Decision for its Hornsea Project Two, following the UK government’s allocation of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) and the offshore wind giant winning a CfD for what will become the world’s biggest wind farm.

  • 22 November 2017
    Grid Connection

    On 21 November, Belgian transmission system operator Elia officially inaugurated the Stevin high-voltage line which will, i.a., transport the wind energy generated offshore to the mainland via the connection to the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG).

  • 7 September 2011

      The East Anglian region is at the centre of the world’s largest market for offshore wind deployment and the UK’s most dense area of offshore wind energy development. That’s why OrbisEnergy, the offshore renewables hub based in Lowestoft, is spearheading a bid to host a UK wide Technology and Innovation Centre for the offshore […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Electricity transmission operator TenneT has maintained a high security of supply in 2011, while transmission rates remained at a low level. TenneT also contributed to making the energy supply in north-west Europe more sustainable. Major investments have gone into strengthening and expanding the grids in the Dutch and German markets in order to meet increasing […]

  • 16 February 2015

    Borkum Riffgrund 1 At the end of October 2014 the first of in total 78 Siemens SWT-4.0-130 turbines was installed at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, located 54km off the German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum. In December Danish CT Offshore completed the installation and burial of the 44 […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has commenced a major feasibility study into the potential expansion of facilities at the port. Continued growth in traffic and cargos, as well as an increase in the size of the vessels has prompted the study, as projections indicate that Aberdeen Harbour will remain the principal port for the oil and gas […]

  • 20 February 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Leading renewable engineering consultancy, SgurrEnergy, in partnership with AREVA Wind, has announced the launch of the most comprehensive offshore wind energy measurement campaign ever conducted in the industry. The offshore measurement campaign involves the deployment of three of SgurrEnergy’s G4000 Offshore Galion Lidar devices, the most compact and advanced wind energy scanning Lidar in the […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Dawson Energy, part of the Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth-based 3sun Group providing specialist products and services to the energy industry, has completed work on Scottish & Southern Energy’s Griffin wind power project in Perthshire with a value of around £1.5million. The company is exhibiting at stand D59 at All Energy 2012. As this project has […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The first wave device installed in the waters at Cornwall’s marine energy test site has been manufactured by A&P Falmouth. Fred Olsen’s “BOLT Lifesaver” project, which is capable of operating and producing electricity, is now being tested in the sheltered FabTest site off Falmouth Bay, with easy access to the port. Renowned throughout the world […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has revealed the factors behind the decision to place two zero subsidy bids in the first round of offshore wind auctions in Germany. As reported earlier, the Bundesnetzagentur awarded DONG the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea with a combined capacity of 590MW. For two of the projects – […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    International service corporation TÜV SÜD is continuing its dynamic growth: its consolidated revenue will grow by a minimum of 8 per cent in 2012, to over EUR 1.8 billion (2011: EUR 1.68 billion). TÜV SÜD also expects a further rise in income (EBIT) (2011: EUR 160 million). The number of employees clearly reflects this positive […]

  • 18 April 2012

    BUSINESSES across the Humber are being warned they face losing out to international competition in the renewables industry by not investing in the right skills. Professor David Grant, director of the Logistics Institute at Hull University Business School, said not as many companies “as we would hope” are ready to make the most of the […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore wind sector has an enormous potential to accelerate economic growth on the east coast of Britain, according to a strategic review of the UK’s east coast port facilities carried out by BVG Associates for the Offshore Wind Industry Council.  The report, Strategic review of UK east coast staging and construction facilities,  has found that the UK’s east […]

  • 18 November 2016

    Following Japan s 2011 Fukushima disaster, the German government decided to move away from largely nuclear power and carbon-based energy toward clean renewables such as wind, solar, biomass and hydropower. Offshore wind energy will play a great role in this transition. Last year alone Germany connected 2,282.4MW of new offshore wind power capacity representing 75.4 […]

  • 10 October 2012
    R&D

    SSE and Scottish Enterprise (SE) are to invest up to £20 million to create an offshore wind turbine test centre, capable of hosting three full scale wind turbines designed for offshore deployment. SE has committed up to £4.3 million from the National Renewables Infrastructure Fund towards the joint venture with SSE which will in turn […]

  • 6 May 2011

    Europe’s love affair with offshore wind may at last be venturing across the Atlantic as the first approved project in the US continues apace. However, the switch to this large-scale renewable energy form – which has the potential to displace both coal and nuclear in providing the bulk of energy consumed by coastal populations – […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Hamburg has developed into Europe’s wind energy capital. It has attracted leading manufacturers and component suppliers, and other companies involved in the wind industry to settle in this international port and trading city. These companies are playing a major part in implementing Germany’s energy transformation. The international energy markets are watching Germany’s progress very carefully […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Johnathan Reynolds, business development lead for renewables and innovation hub OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft, Suffolk, and director of energy firm Nautilus Associates, said that East of England businesses can be confident of the development of many offshore wind farms off their coast. As the supply chain in the East of England prepares to compete for work with developers of […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Construction works to enhance port infrastructure at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth for several high profile offshore wind projects have begun, Peel Ports Group reports. A multi-million-pound co-investment has been agreed to support the construction of primary infrastructure and ground works for the Galloper Wind Farm and East Anglia ONE Wind Farm projects. Construction work will […]

  • 1 November 2012

    In the race to transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy and avoid runaway climate change, wind has opened a wide lead on both solar and geothermal energy. Solar panels, with a capacity totaling 70,000 megawatts, and geothermal power plants, with a capacity of some 11,000 megawatts, are generating electricity around the world. […]

  • 27 June 2012

    BUSINESSES in South Yorkshire are being offered help to enter the renewable energy industry’s vast supply chain. The region and its companies – many of which are leaders in engineering and research fields – are ideally placed to take advantage of new green opportunities. But industry experts say the area’s businesses risk losing out, including […]

  • 21 July 2014

    DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm is back on schedule – albeit a revised schedule – with more than half of its 80 wind turbines installed. Gunnar Groebler, Head of the Business Unit Renewables at Vattenfall’s Continental/UK regional organisation, reflects on progress and outlines the company’s view as to whether offshore wind will remain an important strategic […]

  • 15 March 2012

    BUSINESSES involved in the growing renewables sector are to be given practical industry support with the return of a flagship green energy conference. More than 200 industry leaders are expected at Renewing The Humber on May 1 at the KC Stadium, Hull. Organisers say the latest event will tackle some of the key issues that […]

  • 6 October 2015

    The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine generators, WTGs, have been around onshore since one of the first electricity-generating wind turbines was built to power a holiday home in 1887 in Marykirk, Scotland. Offshore platforms were built in the early 20th century for […]