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  • 5 November 2010

    Solve the problem of accessing far-shore wind farms and you could land a £2 billion market opportunity. The competition closes at 1700 on 26… (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, November 05, 2010;

  • 21 June 2018

    Shell Global Solutions International BV has officially joined the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), the Carbon Trust’s collaborative RD&D programme.

  • 16 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Having long been a front-runner in the installation of renewable energy and onshore wind farms in particular, Germany has finally… (istockanalyst) [mappress] Source: istockanalyst, May 16, 2011;

  • 17 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    China in 2010 became the country with the most installed wind-power capacity, supplanting the United States, industry officials said…   (whatsonxiamen) [mappress] Source: whatsonxiamen, January 17, 2011

  • 23 May 2013

    Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants (CERC) is currently working for the Carbon Trust to develop a mesoscale modelling approach to the investigation of offshore wind farm wake effects, as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) Programme. The main objective is to investigate the capability of a mesoscale modelling approach to estimating long-range wake effects from […]

  • 28 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    * Orders up 18%1 on industrial recovery and large power order * Revenues positive after five quarters of decline * Operational EBIT margin2 up to 14.0% as cost take-out delivers further benefits ABB’s order growth accelerated and revenues rose in the third quarter on a combination of continued growth in demand from industrial customers and […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The Scottish Government has invested a further GBP 1.5 million in the Carbon Trust’s collaborative research, development and demonstration (RD&D) programme – the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA).

  • 8 February 2018
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has issued a call for expressions of interest in its new innovation competition, aiming to develop and enhance black start capabilities for offshore wind turbines.

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. announced financial results for its Fiscal 2015 second quarter ended October 31, 2014 (“fiscal 2015”). David L. Keller, Interim Chief Executive of OPT stated, “I am pleased to report that during the second quarter we completed the site remediation and removal of equipment on the Reedsport, Oregon project which allowed us […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a new accelerator program focused on the commercialization of new technologies for the UK’s offshore wind supply chain. The Launch Academy is a national technology accelerator program designed to support innovative SMEs to commercialize technologies that will enhance the local offshore wind supply chain, enabling greater UK content, while supporting […]

  • 3 February 2015

    The RiCORE (Risk Based Consenting for Offshore Renewable Energy Projects) project has been awarded €1.4 million from the European Commission’s competitive Horizon 2020 programme. Led by Robert Gordon University (RGU), a group comprising teams from Ireland, Spain, Portugal, France and Scotland will look at ways of accelerating and streamlining the environmental requirements associated with consents for […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine Renewables Canada has issued a request for proposals for research projects to be funded by Marine Renewables Canada in conjunction with the Standards Council of Canada’s Mirror Committee (SMC) to the International Electrotechnical Committee’s (IEC) Technical Committee 114 (TC114) – “Marine energy – Wave, tidal and other water current converters”. To ensure that Canada maintains its leading role in the development of […]

  • 6 July 2011
    R&D, Technology

      The Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator is a £40m collaborative RD&D project to reduce the costs of offshore wind by 10%. Run in partnership with 8 developers that have 30GW of licensed development capacity in the UK the team is working across four key areas; foundations, access, electrical systems and array design. The team […]

  • 11 September 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) has launched the Floating Wind Technology Acceleration Competition to accelerate the development and commercialisation of floating wind. The Carbon Trust, the project lead, together with 14 offshore wind developers represented by the Floating Wind JIP, will select the best ideas with a particular emphasis on mooring systems and […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, Ségolène Royal, yesterday announced six new measures to accelerate the development of renewable energy and thus faster creation of “green” jobs.  Minister Royal introduced an offshore wind amendment that could allow competitive dialogues in the next call for tenders. Also, she requested the prefects to extend the deadline for consultations on land designations, so that they are […]

  • 8 January 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Frazer-Nash has won a commission to help support the Marine Farm Accelerator (MFA) − an Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult programme which is being delivered in collaboration with the Carbon Trust. With commercial-scale marine energy farms close to deployment in UK waters, the MFA is working to develop technologies that are essential for these energy […]

  • 21 October 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has begun Accelerated Life Testing (ALT) on its redesigned APB350 power takeoff (PTO) system as part of its effort to demonstrate product reliability and durability, and to accelerate toward product commercialization. The OPT ALT process consists of operating PTOs in tandem with accelerated operating profiles, which subjects the PTOs to various […]

  • 24 November 2010

    Scott Jennings, president of PSEG Global, issued the following statement regarding Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announcing an initiative to facilitate siting, leasing and construction of offshore wind projects off the Atlantic Coast: “This is welcome news, a promising step forward. Secretary Salazar should be commended for taking this initiative to reduce red […]

  • 23 October 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is hosting the Marine Farm Accelerator (MFA) Device Advisory Group today, the organization announced via social media and welcomed its participants.  The aim of the Marine Farm Accelerator programme is to develop technologies that are essential for commercial-scale wave and tidal energy arrays by accelerating their development and enabling future cost savings. ORE Catapult […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Three innovative UK businesses are the latest companies to secure funding from a major Government scheme to support the development of next generation offshore wind technology. NGenTec Ltd, OSBIT Power Ltd and OGN North Sea Ltd will each receive grants under DECC and the Technology Strategy Board’s Offshore Wind Component Technologies Innovation scheme. Launched last […]

  • 9 January 2014

    Oldbaum Services’ work on the Offshore Wind Accelerator Wakes Measurement campaign has been extended after a successful first six months. This is to allow for closer examination of different meteorological conditions, and their influence on wind wakes at the Rødsand II site in Denmark. Offshore wakes are very important as they impact on turbine efficiency, […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) and Technology Strategy Board (TSB) of the United Kingdom, are jointly investing approximately $1.4 million CAD (approximately £755,000) in collaborative R&D projects to support the acceleration of the tidal energy sector in both jurisdictions. This competition stems from a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in February […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Carbon Trust is presenting innovation and latest developments in offshore wind energy at the Global Offshore Wind conference, 13-14 June 2012, with insights from the Offshore Wind Accelerator. Breanne Gellatly, Offshore Wind Accelerator Delivery Manager will present the Offshore Wind Accelerator’s design of an offshore wind measurement campaign to improve understanding of wake effects, to […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Representatives from South Carolina and North Carolina met in Charlotte in June to discuss opportunities for collaborating to accelerate the development of offshore wind energy on the south Atlantic seaboard. The meeting is being heralded as a significant first step towards regional collaboration for offshore wind in the Southeast. The objective of the two-state meeting […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    French company Open Ocean SAS and Orkney-based Aquatera Ltd. have committed to working together to support the acceleration of marine renewable energy developments in France. Jérôme Cuny (CEO, Open Ocean) and Gareth Davies (MD, Aquatera) signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the recent International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This strong […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Vattenfall has tied up a strategic collaboration with the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator, as part of the European energy company’s commitment to help drive down the cost of offshore wind power. Vattenfall, the owner of the second largest fleet of offshore wind farms in the world and one half of a joint venture partnership […]