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  • 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 […]

  • 14 December 2010

    SGS Industrial Services, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment, is pleased to announce Jale Cairney as Vice President Global Risk Management. In her new position, which commences in January 2011, Jale will be responsible for the development of the Global Risk Management Competence Center in Camberley, England. With nineteen […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will showcase its comprehensive range of products and technologies, specifically dedicated to High Voltage underground and submarine power transmission, at the 2012 Biannual Session of CIGRE (the International Council on Large Electrical Systems, one of the key worldwide bodies operating in the […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Scottish-based FoundOcean, the world’s largest dedicated offshore construction grouting company, today announced its 2012 year-end results which saw turnover hitting £17.9 million, up 51% on the previous year.  FoundOcean’s Managing Director, Jim Bell sheds light on how the company has recorded successful growth, despite the tough times the construction industry has faced: “This is a […]

  • 20 May 2014

    All-Energy 2014, the UK’s largest renewables exhibition and conference, opens tomorrow (Wednesday 21 May) at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre with a plenary session featuring both the Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP, and Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism with other speakers including Rob Cormie, Group Operations […]

  • 3 December 2010

    Research published today shows huge support for renewable energy among young people with 94 per cent of those questioned saying that offshore wind was the ‘fairest’ energy technology, 81 per cent saying onshore wind, and 94 per cent supporting solar energy. This is compared to 2.2 per cent for coal energy. These figures are part […]

  • 23 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch marine engineering and offshore energy company, SBM Offshore, has taken the first step towards applying for a marine licence to build two floating wind farms offshore Northern Ireland. SBM Offshore, which has set up a company named North Channel Wind to develop and build the projects, has completed site characterisation and commenced a scoping […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following approval yesterday by the Board of Directors, ScottishPower has today outlined plans to develop a new 14 storey office headquarters in Glasgow City Centre. The 220,000sq ft development will support the Company’s continued UK growth, acting as a hub for delivering the significant planned UK investment over the coming years. ScottishPower anticipates work on the […]

  • 1 February 2018

    Taiwan to Sign 5.5GW of Contracts with Offshore Wind Developers by July Nine developers looking to build offshore wind farms in Taiwan have qualified for offshore environmental permits. These developers, offering 10.5GW of offshore wind capacity in total, will now compete for 5.5GW of offshore wind contracts, 3.5GW to be selected for the feed-in-tariff (FIT) […]

  • 10 June 2013

    The Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (Fraunhofer IWES) has verified the accuracy of Galion Lidar’s groundbreaking “remote mast” functionality.  This is the first independent validation of this novel wind measurement methodology within the industry. The leading research institute states that Galion Lidar, a remote wind measurement device developed by international renewable […]

  • 18 January 2011
    Grid Connection

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, today announced that it has received several new orders for its proprietary D-VAR reactive compensation solution for wind farms in the United Kingdom, including two orders from Manchester, England-based Nordex UK Ltd. AMSC’s D-VAR Intelligent Grid solutions will now be deployed at 15 wind farms […]

  • 8 December 2010

    Power conversion specialist Converteam and SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy) have entered into an agreement to jointly develop innovative fully direct current (DC) technologies to reduce total cost of ownership of offshore wind power generation and distribution by 10-20%. The partners aim to demonstrate the benefits of Converteam’s advanced DC technologies (4) in the reduction […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    DCNS is going to increase its holding in OpenHydro to 59.7% of the capital through an acquisition of shares from the current shareholders and an increase in capital restricted to the Group. This investment is evidence of the confidence and commitment of DCNS to the development of OpenHydro. OpenHydro will retain its team and its […]

  • 3 April 2012

    GWYNT Y MÔR Offshore Wind Farm Limited has secured a major contract to begin the next stage of offshore construction off the North Wales coast. In a £multi-million deal with Seaway Heavy Lifting Limited of Cyprus, the heavy lift vessel, ‘Stanislav Yudin’ will operate in Liverpool Bay between April and December, 2012, to install major […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish company Hexicon has appointed Atkins as engineering partner for the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with Hexicon to define the concept since 2015 and is currently in the process of analysing a […]

  • 12 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Renewables has formed a joint venture partnership with DP Energy to generate up to 1 GW of floating offshore wind energy in the Celtic Sea, with the project is likely to span English and Welsh waters. Work including identification of a refined area of search and detailed constraint studies for the proposed location of […]

  • 10 April 2012

    A sales pitch by Nova Innovation on local tidal energy generation was held on April 7 at the Eilean Eisdeal, the community trust on Easdale Island, Forargyll informs. Last year Nova Innovation engaged in consultations with Eilean Eisdeal and neighbouring slate islands of Luing and Seil, on advantages and disadvantages of potential tidal turbine installation […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    This week, SgurrEnergy announced the opening of two new international offices, bringing its total number of global offices to nine. With headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland, these recent developments see the company’s reach extend to Norway and Brazil with plans for further growth in Germany in 2013. This comes just weeks after a double win for […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood) has revealed that of the 121 GW worth of floating offshore wind projects that the company is currently tracking using its WIndLogix intelligence software, close to 15 GW of floating wind capacity is expected to come online by 2030. Westwood says that 15 GW of capacity will account for four […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The Renewable Energy Foundation has published a new study, The Performance of Wind Farms in the United Kingdom and Denmark, showing that the economic life of onshore wind turbines is between 10 and 15 years, not the 20 to 25 years projected by the wind industry itself, and used for government projections.   The work has […]

  • 25 January 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Korea Floating Wind (KF Wind), a joint venture between Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind, has obtained its first Electric Business License (EBL) from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea for a capacity of 870 MW for its floating wind project in Ulsan. The EBL is a mandatory requirement […]

  • 25 March 2013

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has selected The Glosten Associates as the company which will design its offshore wind floating platform system demonstrator. Glosten, a US-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, will design a tension leg platform (TLP) by developing what is commonly known as a Front End Engineering Design Study (FEED.) The PelaStar […]

  • 26 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    A joint venture between Spanish companies BlueFloat Energy and Sener has revealed plans for one of the first floating offshore wind farms in Andalusia, Spain. The project is planned to have an installed capacity of 300 MW and to potentially power green hydrogen production. Called Mar de Ágata, the floating wind farm would be located […]