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  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has deemed 43 companies eligible to bid in the upcoming offshore wind lease sale in California, with the majority on the list being Europe-headquartered energy companies and floating wind technology developers, either as standalone entities or as part of joint ventures. Acciona, Hexicon and BW Ideol eyeing Californian […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Petrofac has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Seawind Ocean Technology, an engineering and technology company which has developed what Petrofac describes as ”a unique floating offshore wind energy system”. The Netherlands-based Seawind has developed proprietary two-bladed floating wind turbines integrated with a unique concrete floating structure suitable for installation in all seas, including […]

  • 26 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy has awarded Worley with a framework agreement to provide pre-feasibility study services for the 1.5 GW Seadragon wind project off the coast of Gippsland, Australia. The project sets out to be one of Australia’s first offshore wind sites. It will produce enough clean energy to power some one million homes and businesses across […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Iberdrola, TotalEnergies, and Norsk Havvind have jointly responded to the call for tenders for the development of floating and bottom-fixed wind projects for a cumulated capacity of 4.5 GW at two offshore sites in southern Norway. The consortium said it will leverage in its offer the proven technical expertise of its members in both bottom-fixed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The UK’s offshore wind sector is at a “pivotal moment” and has a “unique opportunity” to develop skills to drive a truly world-leading industry, according to Andrew Jamieson, Chief Executive of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. Jamieson was speaking ahead of an “Industry Leaders’ Debate” at Scottish Renewables’ Offshore Wind Conference, which will be held in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 30 March 2022

    Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Project By Joost den Herder & Martin van der MeerArcelorMittal Energy Projects – Offshore Wind For the 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Project, ArcelorMittal Energy Projects (Energy Projects) brought global partners from Europe and Asia together by supplying jacket tubular sub-assemblies. Jacket-based foundations for offshore wind projects make use […]

  • 21 November 2011

    For a second consecutive year, Gamesa’s Patents and Inventors Contest has honored the hard work and effort of its employees in the area of invention and patents, two cornerstones for developing and safeguarding the company’s technological innovations. The judges’ panel reviewed a total of 26 patents based on the following criteria: generation of value for […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Despite of the fast development of EU wave and tidal power technology due to the shortage of governmental financial support and that of big investors, considerable time will have to pass before this sector becomes a reliable source of energy, Eur Activ informs. According to renewables manager at UK consultancy Douglas Westwood, Frank Wright: “The […]

  • 4 July 2013

    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 […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A rapidly evolving and award winning new subsea business has secured £60,000 in public sector funding to support its business growth and expansion overseas. The cash boost from Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International will help ROVOP, based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, to both explore international business growth opportunities and undertake business improvement activities. Specifically, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    All 99 contracts offered through the fourth Allocation Round (AR4) of the UK government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme have now been signed and returned to Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). A total of 93 individual projects across Britain will now proceed to work with LCCC to meet the contractual milestones specified in the CfD, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2022

    James Hunt (Interconnectors & Cables Lead, Xodus) and Matt Blythe (Co-Founder, Continuum Industries), explain why offshore wind developers need to understand how more detailed and early optioneering on marine export cable routes can generate financial value at EVERY stage of their project The first priority for offshore wind developers that have secured sites in recent […]

  • 18 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Irish floating offshore wind specialist Simply Blue Group has unveiled plans for two multi-gigawatt projects in Sweden. The 2 GW Skidbladner floating wind project is located 100 kilometres South-East of Stockholm and the 2.75 GW Herkules project is approximately 60 kilometres Southeast of the Island of Gotland. ”Floating wind has an important role to play […]