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  • 10 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has prequalified 16 companies for tomorrow’s (11 May) Carolina Long Bay lease sale. Among the names on the list of eligible bidders are once again European oil majors and offshore wind developers, who are now joined by the Japanese developer JERA and the UAE-based Masdar. BOEM announced […]

  • 13 October 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    One of the world’s largest offshore wind power plants has begun operations in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Denmark. E.ON opened the Rødsand II project, with 90 Siemens offshore wind turbines with a ceremonial act. Siemens erected the 90 wind turbines, each with 2.3 megawatt (MW) capacity and a rotor diameter of 93 […]

  • 27 July 2011

    Renewable energy minister Charles Hendry believes green energy development in our area could leave a legacy of a vibrant area, halting years of decline. The senior MP came to the South Bank, meeting business leaders and touring the site of the proposed £400-million Marine Energy Park at North Killingholme – a deep water facility that […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    With its headquarters at Renfrew, on the River Clyde in Scotland, and offices in the United States, Australia and Singapore, James Fisher Defence is one of the most respected names in subsea engineering. Established for almost 30 years, the company is a world leader in submarine rescue services, being the operator of the national service […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Dassault Systèmes, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, and the UK National Composites Centre (NCC), today announced the signature of a partnership to create a collaborative environment where the NCC and its partners will work on tomorrow’s advanced composites products, thanks to Dassault Systèmes’ Version […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Integrated shipping services provider Clarksons Platou has consolidated its renewables experts into a dedicated global division to provide ship broking, market intelligence and commercial services specifically to the offshore renewables market.

  • 31 May 2012

    As part of Secretary of the Interior’s Smart from the Start Atlantic Offshore Wind Initiative, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it is moving forward with the next step to consider commercial wind energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore Massachusetts. Together with the commonwealth of Massachusetts, BOEM has completed […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Energi Coast, North East England’s Renewables Group, has welcomed five new industry specialists to its steering group. The individuals bring a wealth of experience and expertise from the global energy industry supply chain to the group. They will support Energi Coast’s activities to raise awareness of the region’s innovative and integrated offshore renewables supply chain. […]

  • 17 July 2011
    Training & Education

      GL Garrad Hassan and GL Academy are merging their expertise to offer joint training seminars. The cooperation combines GL Garrad Hassan’s knowledge as a technical authority on wind, wave, tidal and solar power, and its eight years of experience in providing international training, with GL Academy’s know-how as an established global provider of maritime […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Fishermen from the South West will now be able to access new marine training opportunities in the region. A £300,000 grant from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and European Fisheries Fund (EFF) has helped the Western Training Association to install a full ship’s bridge and radar simulator at its centre in Crownhill, Plymouth. The new […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    National Grid Viking Link Ltd (NGVL) will be inviting Linconshire residents to provide their feedback on proposals for an electricity cable link between Denmark and the UK, with the launch of a six-week public consultation on Monday, 11 April. Viking Link is a proposal to build a high voltage direct current (HVDC) electricity interconnector, 740 kilometres long, between […]

  • 16 March 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Infrastructure, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Victorian Energy and Resources Minister Lily D’Ambrosio has released the Victorian Offshore Wind Energy Implementation Statement 2 which sets out how this Australian State will leverage industry-led investment in offshore wind for the first tranche of projects that will deliver at least 2 GW by 2032. The strategy confirms the location of the Victorian Renewable […]

  • 5 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has applied to the UK’s Planning Inspectorate for permission to build extensions to both the Sheringham Shoal and the Dudgeon offshore wind farms situated off the North Norfolk coast. Equinor’s Development Consent Order (DCO) submission for the Sheringham Shoal Extension Project (SEP) and the Dudgeon Extension Project (DEP) comprises a detailed description of the […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ignacio Galán, chairman of IBERDROLA and ScottishPower, today told the UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey in London that the company’s ambitious investment programme in the UK will help ensure security of energy supply and was optimistic on bringing its major offshore wind programme to fruition. Secretary of State Davey was visiting IBERDROLA’s […]

  • 26 January 2018

    On 24 January, Maine Governor Paul LePage issued an executive order setting up the Maine Wind Energy Advisory Commission and placing a moratorium on new permits to wind energy projects until the newly-established commission releases its report after studying the economic impact wind turbines have on tourism. 

  • 8 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Equinor has entered into an agreement with Unitech Offshore for the takeover of its Hywind Demo floating wind turbine in Norway. The turbine will be renamed to UNITECH Zefyros at Hywind Technology from 1 February and will be used as an infrastructure for research and technology projects in Metcentre at Karmøy. In its next phase, the floating turbine will […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has announced a strategic new-build programme that includes a further E-Class vessel – similar to GMS Endeavour, the company’s jackup barge currently occupied in wind farm operations in European waters – and three S-Class vessels, a new design GMS describes as a ‘workhorse’ ideally suited to the renewables industry. The four […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D

    A GBP 1 billion project to lay one of the world’s largest subsea power cables, connecting Scotland and England, has led to a ”historic wartime discovery” which could finally help solve one of WWI’s strangest naval mysteries, ScottishPower reports.  Marine engineers working on the Western Link project, a joint venture between ScottishPower and National Grid which […]

  • 15 December 2011

    The Crown Estate has today, 15 December 2011, launched offshore wind and tidal stream leasing rounds to select developers to take forward up to 800MW of projects in Northern Ireland waters, marking a major step forward in the growth of Northern Ireland’s offshore renewable energy industry. This follows The Crown Estate engaging with industry earlier […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning and DHV announce they have officially merged and will now be known as Royal HaskoningDHV. The company, headquartered in Amersfoort, the Netherlands, is one of Europe’s leading project management, engineering and consultancy service providers, ranking globally in the top 10 of independently owned, non-listed companies and top 40 overall. With nearly 8,000 professionals […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    National Grid has outlined plans to connect new sources of electricity generation in Cumbria to the national power network by creating a ‘North West Coast Power Ring’. The company has been asked to provide a connection into the electricity transmission system for the proposed new 3.2 GW nuclear power station, Moorside, near Sellafield in West […]

  • 19 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has deemed 43 companies eligible to bid in the upcoming offshore wind lease sale in California, with the majority on the list being Europe-headquartered energy companies and floating wind technology developers, either as standalone entities or as part of joint ventures. Acciona, Hexicon and BW Ideol eyeing Californian […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Governments must put a price on carbon emissions and make pledges early next year to move away from fossil fuels and increase the share of renewable energy into the global power mix, according to a signed statement from wind industry players. Wind energy associations, including those from emerging markets such as Brazil, China, South Africa, […]

  • 18 July 2014

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank have announced the proposed sale of leases for nearly 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for commercial wind energy leasing. “Responsible offshore wind energy development has the potential to create jobs, expand our domestic clean energy resources, and strengthen […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The true scale of the economic contribution of Associated British Ports’ Scottish ports has been revealed in a new report by independent consultants Arup. Together the two ports – Ayr and Troon – contribute £40 million to the Scottish economy annually and support 500 UK jobs. The new research shows that, of those totals, ABP’s […]

  • 25 March 2013

    A strong rallying call to Wales to ‘stand up and fight’ for the Severn Barrage has come from former Welsh Secretary of State and Neath MP Peter Hain. After mixed signals from the Government and vehement opposition lobbying by Bristol Port Mr Hain said: ‘We are entering a key period of decision making and if […]