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  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global wind and solar developer, Mainstream Renewable Power and Japanese Trading Company Marubeni Corporation today agreed a €100 million equity investment deal which sees Marubeni gaining a circa 25% holding in Mainstream. The deal, which is subject to shareholder approval, represents the largest single equity investment in the company’s five and a half year history. […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Global Energy Group (GEG) and Italy’s Rosetti Marino have formed a strategic partnership to execute large scale renewable energy and energy transition EPC and EPCI contracts in the UK. The companies have entered into a five-year agreement, with the potential for a two-year extension, to jointly tender and execute EPC, EPCI, and EPCIC contracts in […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Eastern Training Services Ltd, a specialist provider of technical vocational training to the energy, construction engineering and manufacturing industries, has been acquired by businessman Graham Hacon, owner of Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth-based 3sun Group. Mr Hacon, who has worked in the offshore instrumentation and construction engineering sectors for over 20 years, has also announced his […]

  • 30 May 2013

    The Crown Estate and the University of Highlands and Islands have signed a ‘partnership agreement’ to work together to maximise the benefits to the people of the Highlands and Islands from the low carbon energy revolution in the area. The agreement reinforces initiatives already underway between the university and The Crown Estate, which manages a […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Global Offshore has completed the first phase of work at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm site utilising the new multi-function pre-lay plough. Mobilised on the Havila Jupiter, the PLP240 began boulder clearance on the site in the Danish Baltic Sea in April, following testing on a directly comparable set of seabed conditions close by. […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    According to a new study from Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, large floating wind projects in the UK could secure Contracts for Difference (CfD) strike prices below current wholesale electricity price forecasts in 2029. Reaching the point of having “subsidy-free” floating wind projects depends on the deployment scenario pursued by the UK, according to the […]

  • 1 May 2019

    We bring you the ten most read news on in the month of April. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. First UK Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 24 June 2015

    During a recent two week offshore operation, FLiDAR chartered one vessel to serve three jobs. The Pole Star began its journey in Oban, Scotland, first sailing to the NAREC met mast to pick up one of the FLiDAR buoys which had just finished a successful post validation campaign for Mainstream Renewable Power’s Neart na Gaoithe […]

  • 8 December 2011

      The renewable energy sector is quickly turning into a profitable business: in 2010 investment in the renewable energy projects exceeded the ones in fossil fuel demonstrating a new trend in investors’ strategy. Offshore wind, with its incomparably high energy production per hour witnessed important developments during 2011:  RWET the fifth largest utility company in […]

  • 28 February 2017

    IHC IQIP will provide jacket pile grippers, the Hydrohammer S-2500 with two specially designed hammer sleeves, and an internal lifting tool to Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL), the EPCI contractor in charge of foundations for the Beatrice project.

  • 26 July 2012

    The South West marine energy industry has welcomed the announcement by the Crown Estate that it is to begin an industry engagement exercise to chart future development plans for wave and tidal energy around the coast of the UK, including the South West of England. Speaking on behalf of the South West Marine Energy Park […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Offshore renewable energies are expanding to meet the EU’s 2020 renewable energy targets, but renewables are one of many activities competing for space at sea. Meanwhile, Europe’s maritime nations are currently operating under their own planning rules and guidelines, which often conflict with their neighbours and waste time and money. This was the focus of […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Intertek METOC, a specialist marine consultancy, has been selected by ScottishPower Renewables, an Iberdrola company, to provide modelling, survey support and marine expertise for offshore wave and tidal resource assessment. The recent ROC (Renewable Obligation Credits) banding review has already started to provide a favourable investment climate for wave and tidal energy technology. This, combined […]

  • 18 November 2022

    Croatian shipyard Brodosplit has completed the fabrication of the buoy ordered by Ocergy, which will equip it with a LiDAR and systems to collect metocean and biodiversity data, both aerial and marine, before deploying the platform in the French A06 offshore area, for which the floating wind tendering procedure is underway. Ocergy’s French subsidiary Ocergie […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ping Petroleum UK has brought some of the Arthurian legend into the offshore energy sector after renaming its floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Sevan Hummingbird to Excalibur. The FPSO will be deployed at the company’s oil field in the UK Central North Sea which carries the same name as the island from the […]

  • 17 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    BayWa r.e. has officially applied to secure the rights for an exclusive use of the seabed for a commercial-scale floating offshore wind project in Portugal, which the company said will be the first subsidy-free floating wind farm in the world. This follows initial discussions and consultation stages with the Portuguese government and all local stakeholders, […]

  • 22 February 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Commenting on the UK’s High Court ruling on the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project, RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Melanie Onn said that such projects need to go ahead as swiftly as possible in order for the UK to achieve its goal of having 40 GW of offshore wind by 2030. New offshore wind projects will […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The giants of the renewable industry are set to gather in Scotland this week – and the Port of Tyne will be at the heart of the action. Renewable UK – the world’s largest conference and exhibition of its kind – will bring together 300 different organisations working in the generation and supply of new […]

  • 6 July 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The development of offshore wind and linked infrastructure is vital to the UK meeting its EU 2020 renewable energy targets, the country’s Department of Energy and Climate Change said in a 2009 Renewable Energy Strategy report handed to the European Commission late Monday. Up to 33 GW of offshore renewable generation may be developed and […]

  • 25 June 2014

    Okayama University’s Shinji Hiejima is looking for industrial partners to commercialize his experimentally proven and patented concept of the Hydro-VENUS system for converting tidal energy into electrical power. Research on converting tidal energy into electricity energy has a long history with the European Marine Energy Centre, in Scotland being one of the major international hubs […]

  • 1 September 2017

    MHI Vestas Turbine Catches Fire at Østerild Test Centre An MHI Vestas V164 wind turbine has caught fire at the Østerild – National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Denmark. E.ON Wins Robin Rigg Dispute Against MT Højgaard The UK Supreme Court has ruled against MT Højgaard (MTH) in the Robin Rigg offshore wind […]

  • 5 January 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy have said that they are looking at early delivery of their two floating wind projects in the Celtic Sea, called Llywelyn and Petroc, which have grid connections secured and almost a year’s worth of bird surveys already completed. “As our joint venture has already undertaken considerable work including bird surveys, […]

  • 14 May 2021
    Business & Finance

    Amazon is in talks with power utilities and trading houses in Japan as the tech giant is looking to build a renewable energy plant that would power its data centers in the country, Nikkei reported on 13 May. One of the options reported to be on the table is an offshore wind farm. A Japanese trading […]

  • 14 July 2016

    ABB has won an order worth more than USD 30 million (approx. EUR 27 million) from Statnett for two substations that will strengthen Norway’s grid reliability, boost power supplies, and facilitate the integration of new renewable energy sources. The substations will also play a key role in connecting the Norwegian grid to those of the UK […]

  • 3 October 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the top ten most read news in the month of September 2019. Siemens Gamesa Wants a Piece of Senvion German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa to pursue negotiations for the sale of selected Services and Onshore assets in Europe. UK Offshore […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Crown Estate, Marine Scotland and Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have commissioned the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) to form the Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Programme (ORJIP). The programme has been created to reduce the consenting risks for large-scale offshore wind farms during the Round 3 and Scottish Territorial Waters processes and […]