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  • 24 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    A strategic dock, ten miles from Glasgow City Centre, is to undergo a £1.3 million transformation to create a key location for Scotland’s burgeoning renewable energy sector. The 53 hectare Westway industrial site and adjoining dock in Renfrewshire is to be one of the first beneficiaries of Scotland’s National Renewable Infrastructure Fund (NRIF) which aims […]

  • 31 July 2012

    IBERDROLA, through its UK subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables, has taken the first step towards construction of the Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany, the largest project of its kind located at such depth (over 40 metres). It has awarded two contracts, worth €18 million, to British company Gardline Group and GEO of Denmark, to conduct a […]

  • 4 March 2019

    Offshore wind farm development and operation are by nature more challenging than onshore, with additional environmental parameters to control and design for. More than 12 years ago, floating LiDAR (lidar) devices were introduced to the offshore wind industry – to meet a specific market need. Developers in the growing, but not yet mature, offshore wind […]

  • 14 February 2013

    Iberdrola has identified offshore wind power as one of its key areas for future growth and it aims to lead the development of this technology going forward with the necessary caution for investments of this nature. In order to achieve this objective, the Company has created an Offshore Business Department with offices in Glasgow, London, […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola is committed to promoting offshore wind power as one of the basic pillars in its future growth. It is determined to spearhead the development of this technology, which it considers to be the second revolution in renewable energies, just as it did in the case of onshore wind power, where it is the world […]

  • 16 March 2015

    France is ranked 2nd in Europe regarding the offshore wind potential, just behind the United Kingdom. And while no wind farms are installed to date this will change in the next few years to come. Offshore WIND asked France Energie Eolienne (FEE), the French wind energy association, to provide an update on the current status and […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA’s first quarter net earnings rose 0.7% to €1,022 million with Ebitda up 4.1% at €2,365 million, driven by international growth and despite a decline in Spain where recent regulatory decisions have had a negative effect. Revenues rose 10% to €9,331 million, while gross margin was up 4.1%. Net operating income (Ebit) rose 1.3% higher […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    As an alternative to fossil fuels, wind power is plentiful, renewable, clean and produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation. The effects on the environment are generally less problematic than those from other power sources. In 2010, wind energy production was more than 2.5 percent of total worldwide electricity usage, and growing rapidly at more […]

  • 6 August 2012

    In April 2012 the French Government under President Sarkozy announced the results of the first round for offshore wind energy licences. Companies and consortia had been invited to tender for the licences following the terms and conditions set out by the Commission of Energy Regulation (CRE). The tenders were for a total maximum power of […]

  • 1 October 2012

    A few months ago Spanish energy giant Iberdrola was crowned the world’s largest wind energy developer with an operating portfolio of more than 14,000MW. The promotion of offshore wind energy is a key platform for Iberdrola’s future growth plans. Iberdrola’s Offshore Business Division, based in Scotland with offices in London, Berlin and Paris, is busy […]

  • 18 March 2015

    RWE Innogy, in partnership with the operator of Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, has installed a floating LiDAR  off the Dutch coast. As it follows a successfully trial completion of an innovative offshore buoy for measuring wind and wave data, the LiDAR was deployed for the purpose of testing further technical configurations with various manufacturers. The newly launched trial is […]