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14 October 2014 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Carillion has been awarded a £30m contract by Dudgeon Offshore Windfarm Ltd to design, supply, install and test a twin circuit onshore 132kV cable system over a distance of 47km from landfall near Weybourne, Norfolk to Necton, Norfolk.  Dudgeon Offshore Windfarm Ltd., a joint venture between Statoil, Statkraft and Masdar, will invest approximately £1.5bn in […]

24 November 2015

French offshore wind projects French transmission system operator RTE France has awarded ABB with a $25m contract to supply nine 400MVA booster transformers and accompanying services, which will help regulate the voltage of power transmitted from four large-scale offshore wind projects. ABB will deliver the transformers in 2017 and 2020. The four French offshore wind […]

20 January 2014

New research from a global group of scientists and engineers, including from the University of Southampton, has been published in a special issue journal of the Royal Society. The work is in support of tidal power, which has the potential to provide more than 20 per cent of the UK’s electricity demand. In order to […]

23 October 2013

TAG Energy Solutions has welcomed experienced marine and offshore construction specialist, Stuart Oakley, as its new Chief Executive Officer. Stuart joins the North East England-based company from an emerging offshore accommodations group in the Netherlands and brings considerable senior executive and management experience from his career in the subsea and deep-water field development sectors. After […]

15 August 2013 Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Hundreds of new jobs are set to be created in North East Lincolnshire after Danish utility giant DONG Energy was awarded up to  £1.1m from the ‘Growing the Humber’ Regional Growth Fund. The fund is run by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership and North East Lincolnshire Council and supported by the Government’s Regional Growth Fund. […]

24 June 2013

The North East LEP and NewcastleGateshead Initiative jointly organised a North Eastern CORE Showcase event which brought together the Ports of Blyth, Sunderland and Tyne, Narec, the National Renewable Energy Centre, and world-leading offshore energy related companies based in the North East, to promote the breadth of expertise in this sector to investors and business […]

25 April 2013 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

A new £15 million fund has been launched to support innovative solutions for the development of offshore wind turbine foundations, a key component in Scotland’s fast-growing offshore wind sector. The Scottish Innovative Foundation Technologies Fund, which is open to offshore wind foundation manufacturing projects, will support innovation to develop new prototype foundations for water depths […]

20 December 2012

The Humber LEP is to recruit a Chief Executive following the launch of its five-year plan for growth that focuses on realising the potential of the Humber Estuary. The move to recruit a Chief Executive builds on momentum over the last year as the Humber LEP has secured the largest Enterprise Zone in the country, […]

26 November 2012 Business & Finance

Independent offshore renewables development business, Trident Energy, has secured an investment of £180,000 from the Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) as part of a total funding package worth more than half a million pounds. The LCIF is managed by green merchant bank Turquoise International and the investment will support the commercialisation of Trident Energy’s PowerPod […]

15 August 2012 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

JDR has announced that the company has been selected by WindMW GmbH as a partner for the Meerwind Sud/Ost Offshore Windfarm. The project will use 80 wind turbines to generate 288 megawatts of electricity and will be located approximately 23km north of the island of Helgoland, with completion planned for 2013. Andrew Norman, CEO of […]

13 June 2012 Grid Connection

JDR Cable Systems has won its first ever offshore wind farm export wire supply contract. Danish developer Dong has selected the subsea inter-array specialist to manufacture a 12km medium-voltage link for the two-turbine Gunfleet Sands demonstrator. The cable is being produced in JDR’s Hartlepool facilities and will be finished by the end of next month […]

10 May 2012 Authorities, Business & Finance

At the Clean Energy Ministerial on 26 April 2012, the Prime Minister welcomed continuing efforts to reduce the costs of offshore wind energy. Innovation has a significant role to play in improving technology and reducing the cost of energy. This second round of offshore wind innovation funding, with a budget of up to £5m, will […]

22 November 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

In the UK Renewables Roadmap published in July, DECC announced funding of up to £30m – subject to value for money assessments – for offshore wind innovation. DECC expects to fund two schemes under this programme, one of which is the Offshore Wind Component Technologies Development and Demonstration scheme. DECC has provisionally allocated £15m to […]