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  • 19 October 2011

      Asset integrity and initiatives to tackle skills shortages are among the subjects to be discussed when Aberdeen City and Shire’s leading renewable energy industry body hosts a business seminar in Aberdeen (Tuesday, October 18). Leading figures from five of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group’s (AREG) member organisations will be highlighting and addressing current industry issues. […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Regen SW published an article titled “UK Offshore wind: Who actually owns it?” today. You can read the article below. Recent weeks have seen mixed news for the offshore wind sector in the UK, including the positive announcement of the final investment decision for 588 MW Beatrice and the more disappointing news that the Neart na Gaoithe […]

  • 2 December 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    The project is being developed by IBERDROLA RENOVABLES’ UK subsidiary, ScottishPower Renewables, in conjunction with Sweden’s Vattenfall Agreement has just been reached to connect the East Anglia Array, with a projected capacity of up to 7,200 MW, to National Grid’s land-based transmission network East Anglia ONE, the first phase of the development, will have a […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The Government is considering a bonfire of red-tape to tackle delays holding back the Westcountry’s marine power industry. Energy Minister Greg Barker agreed to an emergency summit against fears that gold-plated regulations are stopping wave energy developers getting into the water. The sector is vital to transforming the economy of the South West, which was […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Dawson Energy, part of Great Yarmouth-based 3sun Group which provides specialist products and services to the energy industry, has announced the appointment of Martin Roberts as senior operations manager. In this newly created position at Dawson Energy, which provides skilled teams of technicians for the installation, commissioning, operations, maintenance and inspection of wind turbines both […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult today announces the appointment of Andrew Jamieson as its Chief Executive Officer. He joins the Catapult from his previous role as Policy & Innovation Director of ScottishPower Renewables. As CEO of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, Jamieson will be responsible for delivering the short and long term objectives of the […]

  • 25 March 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm have revealed the design for the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base that will serve the world’s biggest offshore wind farm. Subject to planning approval, the base will be constructed in the Port of Tyne, the UK. It will serve as the main hub for operating the 3.6 […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Offshore wind farms will allow renewable energy to be generated with little or no carbon dioxide emissions, but little is known about how they impact the marine species living and migrating along the coast. A new study led by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will help State and Federal decision-makers better understand […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Technology

    Aquamarine Power has announced details of planned improvements to the Oyster 800 wave energy device, together with some recent production figures. The improvements, known as the Oyster 800 Product Improvement Programme, involve shutting down the Oyster 800 – which has been operating since February at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney. During the rest […]

  • 3 September 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group announced the sale of its first-ever Twin Axe Catamaran, the Damen High Speed Support Vessel (HSSV) 2610, which is particularly suited for the offshore wind industry. Marineco UK, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, recently signed for the new HSSV 2610 with an option for a second. The Scottish firm already has an extensive […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global Renewable Energy Company Mainstream Renewable Power (Mainstream) has announced the successful signing of a corporate facility for up to EUR 60 million provided by Macquarie Group (Macquarie). Under the terms of the transaction Mainstream will receive an initial EUR 40 million corporate-level facility, with provision for an additional EUR 20 million of capital at […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Technology

    Source: Bureau Veritas/ORE Catapult; Fifth Ring Bureau Veritas and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have entered into a collaboration agreement to jointly develop a Veristar AIM 3D “Digital Twin” of ORE Catapult’s 7MW Levenmouth Offshore Wind Demonstration Turbine in Fife, Scotland. “Digital Twins” can improve the operations and maintenance of offshore wind farms by […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander has today (23 August 2013) announced that next year’s Coastal Communities Fund will be worth £29 million, an increase of 5% from last year. The Coastal Communities Fund was launched in 2012 to invest in seaside towns and villages, helping them achieve their economic potential, reduce unemployment and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Authorities, Technology

    New hydrokinetic energy technologies that generate electricity by harnessing the energy from ocean waves, tides, and river currents are advancing toward commercial development in the United States. They are not expected to add major power supplies anytime soon, but federal regulators this year approved licenses for two hydrokinetic energy projects to produce electricity from wave […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Offshore wind farms which are to be built in waters around the UK could pose a greater threat to protected populations of gannets than previously thought, research led by the University of Leeds says. It was previously thought that gannets, which breed in the UK between April and September each year, generally flew well below […]

  • 18 November 2011

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. announces the launch and commissioning of its 47th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Porth Wen’. The vessel is a South Catamaran 16m and is the third of a five boat order from Turbine Transfers Ltd. for the 16m to be delivered. This vessel compliments the eighteen wind farm vessels […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training Newcastle is celebrating after welcoming its first female delegate through the doors – a trend the company hopes will start a new influx of women into the wind industry. Jennifer Menmuir, a Siemens graduate trainee, aged 25 from Falkirk in Central Scotland was the first woman to complete a two day specialist working […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2012

    Gamesa, a global wind power technology leader, continues to make progress on the implementation of its offshore wind market strategy. The latest milestone is the decision to start the permitting process for the installation of its first offshore prototype, the G128-5.0 MW (50 Hz), at Arinaga Quay in Gran Canary Island (Canary Islands, Spain). Gamesa […]

  • 8 January 2013

    Significant new contracts have boosted fledgling East of England company Inspection Verification Bureau Ltd (IVB). Launched less than two years ago but led by a small team with combined experience of more than 100 years, the latest business will allow the Norfolk-based business to hit its annual growth target of 20% on current turnover of […]

  • 13 March 2013

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has been awarded its largest boulder clearing and multi-pass trenching contract to date by Siem Offshore Contractors. ESS will deploy its SCAR plough system for clearing and pre-lay trenching operations on a 90km route on the EnBW owned Baltic 2 offshore wind farm project. Baltic 2 is an 80 turbine development […]

  • 1 August 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed the launch of the Government’s Offshore Wind Industrial Strategy by the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. The joint Government/Industry plan to consolidate the UK’s position as the global leader in offshore wind energy was hailed by RenewableUK’s Chief Executive as “a blueprint for green-collar job creation”. Speaking at the official launch of […]

  • 12 August 2021
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted recorded a DKK 7.142 billion (EUR 960 million) net profit in the first half of 2021, a 186 per cent increase compared to DKK 2.493 billion net profit recorded in the first half of 2020. The company’s operating profit (EBITDA) for the first half year amounted to DKK 13.1 […]

  • 31 January 2013

    With 16 weeks before the opening of All-Energy 2013, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, key component parts are all in place. Some of the influential speakers taking part in the multi-stream conference have been announced, as has a new and invaluable feature – The Energy Hub – sponsored by The Crown Estate. […]

  • 16 April 2013

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has reported a successful start to a 10-week boulder clearing and trenching campaign on the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm project. Mobilised onboard the Siem Topaz anchor handling vessel, Ecosse Subsea’s SCAR subsea plough system is engaged on route clearing and pre-lay trenching operations on behalf of Siem Offshore Contractors. Soils […]