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  • 21 July 2010

    IBERDROLA RENOVABLES, global wind energy leader(1)(1) See explanation , recorded gross operating income of €706.7 million in the first half of 2010, a rise of 21.5% over the same period last year. This increase was driven by the Company’s geographical diversification which enabled it to offset uneven performance across its markets, as well as by […]

  • 13 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Private markets firm Partners Group has agreed, on behalf of its clients, to acquire North Star, an operator of specialized vessels that offers emergency response and rescue and essential offshore wind maintenance services, from Basalt Infrastructure Partners. Headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, North Star has a fleet of 48 Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels (ERRVs) and […]

  • 28 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    German energy company EnBW has decided to exit the US offshore wind market and focus its future offshore wind activities on Europe. The move was prompted by ”successful auctions in the UK and the announcement of bold offshore wind build-out targets in Germany,” EnBW said. The company’s US entity, EnBW North America, and its assets […]

  • 27 June 2018

    New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of discussion about the vast potential of this previously untapped source of electricity.

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Momentum Gruppen has, in partnership with DEIF Wind Power Technology, repowered and recommissioned the five-turbine Bockstigen offshore wind farm in Sweden.

  • 5 September 2011

      Aquamarine Power, the pioneering wave energy company, has agreed a £3.4 million loan with Barclays Corporate in a deal that marks an important milestone for investment in the marine energy sector. The groundbreaking transaction is the first time a UK marine energy project has succeeded in securing bank debt finance. Aquamarine Power’s Oyster wave […]

  • 2 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West has selected the Siemens Energy/Iemants consortium for the supply of the project’s two offshore substation platforms using Siemens Energy’s Offshore Transformer Module (OTM®) technology. The contract is subject to the award of a Contract for Difference in 2022 and financial close for the 860 MW Moray West wind farm in the Outer Moray […]

  • 16 May 2012

    Colpitts World Travel announces its newly formed Renewable Energy travel support team, operating from their UK and European Headquarters in Edinburgh.   The team is able to draw on over 30 years of experience from the Oil and Gas division in Aberdeen, utilising a number of transferable skills as well as offering concessionary airfares that many sectors […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Madrid-based multi-energy company Repsol and Ørsted have signed an agreement to identify and, where appropriate, jointly develop floating offshore wind projects in Spain. According to Repsol, both companies have the ambition to together become a leading developer in Spanish floating offshore wind by combining their strengths. The alliance will combine Repsol’s experience as a global […]

  • 12 April 2013

    There’s one place, and only place, to be on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 May … All-Energy 2013 at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC). There’s a very special buzz at the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference. It’s the sound and sense of business being done, contacts being made. It’s exciting, it’s stimulating, […]

  • 31 October 2012

    3sun Group, a leading provider of products and services to the energy industry in the UK and internationally, has announced that it has taken on a record 20 apprentices. It is a major achievement for the company as it continues its efforts to train the workforce of tomorrow. The company is exhibiting at stand 189 […]

  • 12 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    BW Ideol and Tohoku Electric Power have signed an agreement to jointly develop a commercial-scale floating wind farm off the coast of Kuji city in Iwate prefecture, Japan. The companies have now initiated the feasibility studies necessary to develop the project, which will utilise BW Ideol’s Damping Pool technology. Through the Iwate floating wind project, […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has signed a capacity reservation agreement for the Moray West offshore wind farm project in Scotland. The agreement is in furtherance of the exclusivity agreement announced back in January when Lamprell did not reveal the client. The reservation agreement secures capacity in Lamprell’s Hamriyah yard for the […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The world’s first commercial wave energy plant went online this summer and is supplying electricity to a town in northern Spain. Despite its high investment costs, it could serve as a model for other coastal regions.  The small Spanish coastal town of Mutriku doesn’t look like it would be home to a high-tech power plant. […]

  • 3 April 2012

      SPR has announced a further delay in submitting its planning application for the proposed Tiree(Argyll) Array . The proposed Array is now delayed till 2nd ha 2014. If consented , the Array will not come on line till 2020. Note , if consented, under the Crown Estates lease , SPR has a further 12 […]

  • 16 July 2013

    A team of Cardiff University’s researchers have found that a large majority of the British public support moves to an efficient, clean, fair, and safe energy system but distrust remains a concern. Transforming the UK energy system – public values, attitudes and acceptability brings together the findings from two in-depth phases of research carried out […]

  • 14 November 2011

    According to official studies, the theoretical worldwide generation potential of tidal energy has been estimated at over 7,800 TWh/year. Working to support the growth in this emerging sector of the renewable energy industry, tidal energy experts from GL Garrad Hassan are aiding Kawasaki Heavy Industries in the development and deployment of its 1MW prototype tidal […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    Maersk Training is about to launch two new offshore emergency courses, the OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Training and the OPITO 6 Day Combined Helideck and Team Member Training. These two OPITO Accredited courses will kick start this month at the company’s training centre in the North-East of Scotland and be delivered using a […]

  • 12 October 2015

    Saab Seaeye Falcon spent three days gathering vital benthic data for an impact assessment of a proposed tidal array installation at Torr Head on Northern Ireland’s rugged and dramatic coast. Undertaking the assessment project was Marine Ecological Surveys Limited for their client, Tidal Ventures Ltd, who intend developing a 100 megawatt tidal array. Daniel Brutto, […]

  • 9 May 2013

    SgurrEnergy has concluded a one year wind measurement campaign, conducted on the first Offshore Risk Quantification Analysis (ORQA) platform, located near Lamma Island, Hong Kong. The measurement campaign, which began in March 2012, was carried out on behalf of The Hongkong Electric Co., Ltd. (HK Electric), which is looking to develop a 90-100MW offshore wind […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The schedule for a cutting-edge offshore wind demonstration scheme off the north east coast has been amended to help secure the development’s future, the project’s backers said. Vattenfall and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), the shareholders in Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL) – the company behind the 11-turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    The UK government should establish a new 60 percent UK content target for British offshore wind projects, according to former UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon.

  • 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 […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    The UK Government is to support a range of major collaborative research and development projects, worth in excess of £13 million, that will help to show how wave and tidal energy can be generated at scale, and with lower energy production costs. The UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board and Scottish Enterprise – in […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT Holding B.V. yesterday launched and priced its inaugural Green Bond issue, a EUR 1 billion dual tranche (6 and 12 year) bond issue, each sized at EUR 500 million with coupons of 0.875% and 1.750% respectively with the support of five banks, HSBC Bank plc., ING Bank N.V., Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds TSB Bank […]