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5 September 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Vessels

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has welcomed the one-year extension by the UK Home Office of the concession to UK immigration rules concerning workers joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects.

7 July 2016 Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

Deutsche Windtechnik Ltd, the UK-based subsidiary of Deutsche Windtechnik AG, passed the certification audit performed by DNV GL in June. The auditors examined quality, industrial safety and environmental management at company headquarters in Edinburgh and two complete wind farms. The certificates attest that Deutsche Windtechnik Ltd fulfills all the quality, health, safety and environmental protection (QHSE) […]

25 November 2015 Business & Finance

Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has completed an oversubscribed AUD 7.5 million capital raise to continue the commercialisation of its CETO technology. Carnegie announced on 3 November that it had initiated a capital raising of AUD 5 million via a Share Purchase Plan with capacity to accept oversubscriptions. In accordance with the offer documents and in […]

13 August 2015

An independent study launched 13 August, has commended the Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) for the part it has played in the first operational year of the Government’s Contracts for Difference (CFD) scheme. LCCC, which celebrated its first birthday on 1 August, is the independent counterparty to CFDs and has been lauded by industry for […]

5 June 2015 Business & Finance

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has received approval for $1.5 million in milestone payments from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) for completion and deployment of the CETO units and commissioning of the Perth Wave Energy Project (Perth Project).  Carnegie will receive milestone payments from ARENA of $1.5m for the manufacture, completion and deployment of the […]

20 April 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance

Australian renewable energy company, Carnegie Wave Energy, has received a AUD 1.3 million payment from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) for completion of the onshore power plant for the Perth Project. As previously announced on 21 January 2015, Carnegie received AUD 0.05 million for completion of the onshore plant through the WA Government’s LEED fund. […]

13 April 2015 Business & Finance, R&D

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced up to AUD 20 million for a new research and development (R&D) round dedicated to industry-partnered projects that seek to develop and commercialise renewable energy technologies. ARENA CEO Ivor Frischknecht was joined by founder of Suntech Power Dr Zhengrong Shi to officially open the new funding round […]

25 February 2015

RenewableUK has welcomed the latest announcement by the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing, who gave details of the £14.3 million budget for Wave Energy Scotland, along with its business plan, the first call for funding and its programme of activity. Commenting on Mr Ewing’s announcement, RenewableUK’s Wave & Tidal Development Manager Dee Nunn said: “This is […]

15 August 2014

Year: 2009  Type: Wind Farm Service & Survey Vessel  Length (m): 13,30  Classification: MCA2  Deck Area (m2):   Max. Load (t): 1  Crane:   Engines: 2 x Iveco N67ENT560  Propulsion:   Fuel Load (l): 3.640  Sleeping Berths:  

11 August 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has received its first payment from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) for completion of the first milestone of the CETO 6 Project. Carnegie has received $50,000 for the first milestone of the CETO 6 Project, the completion of a Knowledge Sharing Plan and detailed Project Plan. […]

18 July 2014 Authorities, R&D

RenewableUK has responded to research into fire protection, entitled “Overview of Problems and Solutions in Fire Protection Engineering of Wind Turbines”. The report aims to look into incidences of fire within wind turbines, highlighting that the main cause is lightning strikes.The authors have therefore chosen to draw their conclusions from data reported in newspapers and on […]

16 July 2014 Authorities

The U.S. House of Representatives voted a bill which would see USD 9 million returned for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects funding. This lowers the earlier proposed USD 20 million cut to the Department of Energy. The bill still needs to get the green light from the Senate and the President of the USA. […]

15 July 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

Scottish Renewables has responded to news that the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator programme, which aims to cut the cost of offshore wind by at least 10%, has been awarded £2.2 million by the Scottish Government. Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “Offshore wind holds huge opportunities for Scotland, and the industry […]

3 July 2014

Today, the United States Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) released the Final Sale Notice for Maryland’s offshore Wind Energy Area (WEA). BOEM will begin the auction to lease this area on August 19, 2014, and the agency reports that 16 companies have already formally expressed interest in bidding. Tommy Landers, Maryland […]

27 June 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

Reacting to the publication of the National Audit Office report “Early Contacts for Renewable Electricity”, RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Maf Smith said: “The NAO acknowledges that the awarding of Contracts for Difference under the FID-ER scheme created more certainty. Increased certainty brings costs down and helps establish an offshore wind supply chain in the UK. […]

27 June 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) issued a report Early Contracts for Renewable Electricity today. The NAO said that it is not convinced that the Government sufficiently protected consumers’ interests by awarding without competition £16.6 billion worth of early contracts to eight renewable generation projects at risk of investment delay. This decision may provide higher returns to contractors than […]

28 April 2014 Business & Finance

News that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has awarded an investment contract for the planned Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off Norfolk received positive feedback in the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ). EEEZ inward investment director James Gray said: “Dudgeon is a key project for us, being only 20 miles off Cromer and […]

8 April 2014 Business & Finance

Carnegie Wave Energy Limited completed the final pipeline milestone and a progress milestone for the CETO unit component of the Perth Wave Energy Project with the approval of $1,072,880 from the Western Australian State Government and $2,095,024 in payment claims submitted to the Australian Government. Carnegie’s milestone claims for $1,072,880 for completion of two milestones were approved by the […]

2 April 2014 Business & Finance

Victorian Wave Partners Pty. Ltd. (“VWP”), received approximately A$5.0 million in initial grant funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (“ARENA”). VWP is a project-specific entity wholly-owned by Ocean Power Technologies (Australasia) Pty. Ltd. (OPTA), which is 88% owned by OPT.  The funding received represents the first payment under the A$66.5 million grant that was […]

31 March 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited  announced the completion of the final foundation milestone and a progress milestone for the onshore plant component of the Perth Wave Energy Project with the receipt of $ 0.7 million from the Western Australian State Government and $ 1,2 million in payment claims submitted to the Australian Government. Carnegie received […]

21 March 2014 Authorities

Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd welcomed the Scottish Government’s consent award for the construction and operation of 1.116MW of offshore wind generation in the Outer Moray Firth. The project, which, on conservative estimates of the wind resource available, will be capable of meeting the equivalent electricity needs of around 700.000 UK households, consists of the Telford, […]

14 March 2014

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) welcomes the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s finding of economic impact study of the offshore renewable energy industry in the UK. Calum Davidson, Director of Energy and Low Carbon at HIE, said: “There are significant opportunities presented by offshore renewables and the Highlands and Islands is well placed to capitalise on […]

17 February 2014 Business & Finance, Technology

Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has received $937,200 for completion of two milestones from the Western Australian State Government and has submitted $1,043,127 in payment claims to the Australian Government. The milestone payments were awarded for Carnegie’s progress including the testing and delivery of pipeline materials and advancement of the manufacturing of CETO units. The […]

18 November 2013 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has announced that it has completed a capital raise of $4 million by issuing convertible notes to provide early access to the expected R&D tax refund for the financial year ended 30 June 2014. The funds will be used to fast track the design of the CETO […]

16 September 2013 Authorities

Reacting to the announcement made by Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, ahead of the Scottish Renewables Marine energy conference in Inverness today (Monday 16 Sept), that the Scottish Government has awarded consent to MeyGen to construct a 86MW (megawatt) tidal project in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth,  Michael Rieley, […]

12 September 2013 Authorities

Commenting on today’s Audit Scotland report Fergus Ewing said:  “Today, I welcome the findings of this report which shows that strong and strategic leadership from this government within the renewable sector is key to the successes to date.  “No government since devolution has embarked on such an ambitious programme of investment to transform our renewable […]