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  • 21 October 2015

    The East of England’s unique all-energy coast is key to the East Anglian powerhouse alongside new technology and science, the Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis told energy leaders at the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) annual general meeting. “The opportunities are here – in decommissioning in the Southern North Sea offshore wind and nuclear. There is […]

  • 21 July 2017

    Discussing jacket foundations standardisation as a way of optimising production and cutting down the costs, Jorge López Novo, Navantia’s Commercial Manager, said that the foundation builders should be involved in offshore wind projects at an earlier stage, together with developers and designers. Since some concerns were raised over local content after Iberdrola awarded Navantia with […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Navantia-Windar consortium has received a firm order from the compatriot energy company Iberdrola for the turbine jacket foundations to be installed on the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. The contract, valued at EUR 350 million, will see Navantia-Windar manufacture and assemble 62 jacket foundations and the accompanying pin piles which will support the wind […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher and Sons has reported a revenue that climbed 9% in 2017 compared to the previous year, exceeding GBP 500 million for the first time. With an underlying operating profit of GBP 55.8 million, the company marked a 10% increase from GBP 50.8 million posted for 2016. Three out of four James Fisher’s business divisions saw a boost in their profits, with the Marine Support division – which serves the offshore renewables sector – leading with an increase of 17%.

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Macquarie, through its Green Investment Group (GIG), and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG) have joined forces to bid for the development of an offshore wind project at the upcoming ScotWind leasing round. “By partnering right at the genesis of development, we’re making our earliest commitment in UK offshore wind so far”, said Ed Northam, Head […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    UK offshore wind projects attracted around three quarters of all investments in Europe’s offshore wind capacity in the first six months of 2016, data released by WindEurope shows. UK-based projects which reached Final Investment Decision (FID) in the first half of 2016 carry a price tag of EUR 10.37 billion (GBP 8.7 billion) and have […]

  • 1 July 2015

    Turbine Blade Breaks at Nordsee Ost Just over a month after it was inaugurated, German 295MW Nordsee Ost wind farm encountered a problem. Siemens Nets Massive Offshore Wind Turbine Deal ScottishPower Renewables has selected Siemens as its preferred turbine supplier for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. USA: Icebreaker OW Project to Use Mono […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has concluded an agreement to take 100% ownership of Ailes Marines, the developer of the 496MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. Iberdrola, which previously owned 70% of the consortium’s capital, has acquired the remaining 30% from Avel Vor (RES and Caisse des Dépôts), after receiving the green light from the […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The eyes of the world are focused on the East of England’s rich energy assets and that will be reflected in one of the region’s major conferences in Norwich this year. The Southern North Sea Conference, SNS2012, staged by EEEGR (the East of England Energy Group) will be the biggest ever, with a strong international […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has called for the optimisation of the German offshore wind grid through an additional capacity auction and through linking future wind farms in the western German North Sea to the Dutch grid.

  • 27 November 2014
    R&D

    East Anglian grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has awarded funding to Norwich based Norcom Technology. The SCORE programme offers East Anglian SMEs an exciting opportunity to access funds to drive forward innovative products and processes that benefit the region’s offshore renewable sector’s supply chain. The £20,000 grant is to enable […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    French offshore wind developer Ailes Marines has awarded Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) with a contract to provide vessel inspection services to support the construction of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. SMC will be providing up to three local Accredited Vessel Inspectors (AVIs) to the project. SMC’s French inspectors will be supported by the company’s back-office […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A 200-strong delegation from EEEGR (the East of England Energy Group) was promised Government support and recognition for the region’s energy industry, at a House of Commons reception held yesterday. Business Secretary Vince Cable said there was a determination that a higher portion of the billions of pounds to be invested by international companies in […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    An Iberdrola-led industry based consortium has launched the ROMEO project aimed at reducing offshore wind O&M costs.

  • 22 November 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft officially opened the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm in Great Yarmouth, UK, on Wednesday, 22 November.

  • 20 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    North Falls Offshore Wind Farm has kicked off the first offshore environmental and geophysical surveys on its array site and along potential cable routes offshore the UK. A trio of wind farm survey vessels will be busy in the Southern North Sea for the next three months on this UK extension project, RWE Renewables, the […]

  • 27 September 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, is celebrating a milestone month for the offshore wind sector. The UK now has more than 2.67 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity installed – enough to power more than 1,800,000 British homes. This represents more than 60% of the European Union’s offshore […]

  • 22 August 2014
    R&D

    Marine Ecological Surveys Ltd (MESL) has been appointed to undertake regional seabed monitoring, consisting of over 2,500 samples, on behalf of eight marine aggregate operators with licensed interests in the southern North Sea through a contract being coordinated by the British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA).  MESL were identified as the preferred consultancy to collect, […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Multiseis Programmes Ltd, a Lowestoft-based company that develops software for the marine seismic industry, has expanded and moved its main UK operations to coastal renewables hub OrbisEnergy.  Its four full time UK staff will work in OrbisEnergy, while its three part-time administration staff will remain in its original Lowestoft office. Multiseis’ Norwegian sister company employs […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel MPI Resolution has started a blade repair and upgrade campaign at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. MPI Offshore, a subsidiary of Van Oord, has won a contract to repair and upgrade all the blades for 29 out of the 60 turbines at the 120MW wind farm. According […]

  • 16 July 2013

    The Dutch government, employers, workers and environmental organizations reached an agreement last week, which will ,inter alia, result in further investments in wind energy both on land and sea. Previous target to generate 16% of energy from renewables has been pushed back to 2023, and a new target of 14% of renewable energy has been […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The total construction value of UK offshore wind projects reached GBP 4.1 billion in 2016, up from GBP 2.45 billion in 2015, with offshore wind farms alone accounting for 42% in the utilities and power sector and 21% of the entire infrastructure sector.

  • 29 June 2011

      IBERDROLA RENOVABLES and the French company AREVA have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly bid on two zones for offshore wind power development off the French coast. Both companies have agreed to bid for two of the five areas that the French government has offered for competitive tender in a first phase in […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    James Fisher Marine Services Ltd (JFMS), and Fendercare Marine, both subsidiaries of James Fisher and Sons plc (JFS) – the UK’s leading marine services provider, yesterday held an open day to demonstrate the capability of their shoreside support base and the offshore support vessel, the Dart Fisher.  The Dart Fisher, which was berthed in the […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutch offshore specialist Van Oord reported EUR 403 million revenue coming from offshore wind activities in 2017, a 2.3% increase compared to EUR 394 million revenue recorded in 2016.

  • 12 May 2014

    Over 600 local people packed a meeting held on Saturday, to hear about and give their views on the proposed Navitus Bay offshore wind farm development. Chaired by the Council’s Chief Executive Tony Williams, the meeting lasted almost three hours. Residents heard the case both for and against the Wind Farm from a selection of […]