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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A British engineering consortium led by Kite Power Solutions Ltd (KPS) has secured a GBP 1 million grant from the UK Government’s Innovate UK Energy Catalyst to accelerate the development of its kite power generation technology. The GBP 1m Innovate UK grant will be used to scale-up KPS’s technology to a 500kW kite turbine and validate the […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new-in-post senior management team appointed by wind turbine tower manufacturer Mabey Bridge to oversee an expansion in the company’s renewables interests has hit the ground running – securing orders for more than 30 towers in just two months. Among the key contracts, won since the formation of Mabey Bridge’s new business line – Mabey […]

  • 14 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore engineering consultancy SLPE has been awarded the contract to provide detailed design of wind turbine foundations for Red Rock Power Limited and ESB’s Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm. Inch Cape successfully applied earlier this year to remove the 1 GW capacity cap from its consent, allowing it to select the most powerful turbines on […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group will be present at 2013 RenewableUK Offshore Wind in Manchester, from June 12 to 13 (booth 47) with its state-of-the-art range of products and services for the offshore wind power industry. The range on display will include AC and DC high power transmission capacity submarine cable systems used in all major interconnections worldwide. […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A consortium led by Iberdrola, who have their global offshore wind headquarters located in Glasgow, has announced yesterday the submission of two bids for windfarm projects off the Brittany and Atlantic coasts as part of the French Government’s competition to install up to 3 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity. The consortium includes Eole Res, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    3sun Group has secured a contract extension with Siemens to provide offshore wind turbine installation services in the UK until 2016. 3sun Group has been working with Siemens since 2009, on work totalling around £15 million in the UK. This two year contract extension further underpins the relationship, and involves the company providing technicians for […]

  • 31 August 2022
    Contribution, Environment

    The UK could move forward with its ambitious plans for offshore wind while strengthening approaches to protect nature, according to a new report published by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Through a new “Nature Positive” approach the expansion of offshore wind over the next decade can be delivered without jeopardising the […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In completing over 85% of all energy resources assessments for the domestic scene, Partrac have established themselves as the leading survey company able to deliver high quality data from these environments. Technical Director Kevin Black said: “We have just completed internal reviews for our 2012 Annual  Report, and last year was an exciting year for […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Airborne Composites was granted the contract to design & build 7 composite blades of almost 4m in length for a tidal turbine that is to be used for validation purposes. The plan is to commission the CoRMaT validation tidal turbine in Q3/2012 at the EMEC test centre in Scotland. In addition, discussions  have been concluded […]

  • 23 November 2012

    With confirmed bookings and space reservations already taking up as much space as the entire 2012 show in the annual All-Energy series, the latest iteration of the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, organised by Reed Exhibitions, and taking place in six months’ time, is shaping up well. All-Energy 2013 will be held Wednesday […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 July 2012

    UK scientists will measure the effect on the marine environment and wildlife of devices that harness tide and wave energy using sonar technology that has, for the first time, been successfully deployed on the seabed. Renewable energy from tidal currents can be generated using turbines in the tidal flow, and wave energy can be captured […]

  • 2 December 2020
    R&D, Technology

    UK energy regulator Ofgem and the Scottish government have set aside up to nearly GBP 25 million to finance a project that will use offshore wind power to produce green hydrogen energy for heating homes in Fife, Scotland. Being developed by the gas network operator SGN, the H100 Fife project aims to use the electricity […]

  • 1 May 2015

    BSI, a business standards company has published, together with Innovate UK, has published a guide called PD 6900 Environmental impact assessment for offshore renewable energy projects. The guidance was developed by BSI using a consensus-based approach, and has had input from key organizations such as RenewableUK, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Marine Scotland among others. […]

  • 6 April 2011

    Gamesa has been honoured with the Annual Golden Award as the 2010 Spanish Company of the Year by the Spanish Official Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain. This Prize recognises Gamesa’s successful track record in the United Kingdom, along with its decisive contribution to fostering trade relations between the UK and Spain. Spanish Ambassador to […]

  • 6 December 2011

    THE owner of a former Tyneside shipyard is preparing to invest £50m in converting part of the site into a facility to make wind turbine foundations – creating hundreds of jobs. OGN Group is already using a section of Hadrian Yard in Wallsend to build an oil production platform for American firm Apache, a deal […]

  • 25 January 2013

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has been conferred the prestigious Investor of the Year award, made every year by the British Government and UK Trade & Investment to prominent companies for investment and strategic projects in Great Britain. The awards ceremony will be held this evening in […]

  • 13 June 2023
    Environment, Industry

    The Crown Estate and the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) have launched a GBP 3.5 million research project to test the effectiveness of strategic environmental compensation measures around offshore wind developments. Led by OWIC, the study aims to improve the shared understanding of environmental compensation options relating to offshore wind’s interface with nature, and better […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    BP and Deep Wind Offshore have formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind opportunities in South Korea. As part of their agreement, bp has acquired a 55 per cent stake in Deep Wind Offshore’s early-stage offshore wind portfolio, which includes four projects across the Korean peninsula with a potential generating capacity of up to […]