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  • 26 September 2016
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training in Newcastle has been allocated funding by the European Social Fund (ESF) programme for its courses which introduce and qualify young people to work in the wind energy sector. The aim of the funding is to deliver education and training services to support young people who are 15-24, who are not in education, […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      A&P Group has appointed Paul Weston to the newly created role of Marine Renewable Projects Manager. Paul will be based at the company’s Falmouth site. Paul has over 30 years of experience in the Marine sector and has worked at A&P in various roles and served an apprenticeship at Falmouth. Paul will focus on […]

  • 4 February 2013

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry, announced it has been shortlisted for three categories in the 2013 Spirit of Enterprise Awards, celebrating all that is outstanding in business and enterprise in the Borough of Great Yarmouth. The group received recognition in the categories of Great Manufacturing and Engineering […]

  • 21 July 2017

    Smulders UK is in discussions with the UK government over internships and apprenticeships that would increase the local labour and the company is especially focusing on skilled welders, who are a critical element in the production sequence. Majority of welders are local, but the company is currently also employing people from Europe since it could not find sufficient number of welders in the UK, according to Tom Coosemans, General Manager of Smulders UK.

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK has today welcomed the news that the Coastal Communities Fund has been extended for a further year. The UK’s offshore wind and marine energy industries contribute to the fund which was established by the Government to help coastal communities to create jobs and support local projects. Established in 2012 the fund has now been […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    A new national network aimed at boosting the number of experienced workers entering the renewable energy workforce in Scotland was launched in Edinburgh yesterday (Tuesday 19 March). The Transition Training Network (TTN) is a new project delivered through collaboration between the National Skills Academy for Power and Scottish Renewables which will help the transition of […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Four monitoring stations have been established at locations along the North Wales coast to assess onshore noise levels during offshore construction, in particular foundation piling work. Gwynt y Môr will be liaising closely with local authorities to ensure any concerns about noise are investigated swiftly and dealt with appropriately. RWE has an obligation to report […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Harwich International Port is joining forces with Colchester Institute, the largest vocational training provider in North Essex, in order to create ‘The Energy Skills Centre at Harwich.’ The new Skills Centre, to be developed in Harwich, will have an engineering focus and is designed to meet the current needs of employers in the area, […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Norfolk County Council project to alert SMEs in the region to supply chain opportunities in the offshore wind industry has been approved for GBP 22,000 funding from New Anglia LEP’s first revenue fund. Delivered in conjunction with Vattenfall and Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, this project seeks to build the skills and capabilities of SMEs […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Offshore wind could support 2,144 Maine jobs annually through 2030, according to a report released by the American Jobs Project.

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) officially unveiled its offshore wind project office in Taiwan today and announced collaboration with state-owned partner China Steel and Diamond Generation Asia (DGA), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation.

  • 4 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Mayor of Hedon, Councillor John Dennis, has warned that the manufacturing facilities in Hull, planned by Siemens, could have a negative impact on the countryside. Mr. Dennis has pointed out that he is not against the project itself, but that its impact in terms of emissions, noise and industrialization of the area has to […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Training & Education

    A concerted campaign across the East of England to generate the skills needed for the region’s future energy sector is beginning to bear fruit. Demand for skilled workers is rising dramatically with the new projects and development for the extended life of the Southern North Sea gas industry, the prospect of a new nuclear power […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Following yesterday’s announcement by the UK Government that it will allocate GBP 46 million to projects in seaside towns across England and Scotland, RenewableUK issued a press release to highlight the fact that the Coastal Communities Fund is partially financed by the UK’s offshore wind industry, using revenue from The Crown Estate, which leases the seabed to offshore wind farm developers. RenewableUK’s […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Offshore Marine Academy trainee has been awarded JTL Apprentice of the Year. James Grant joined Offshore Marine Academy in September 2010 having already started his studies towards an apprenticeship in Electro Technical Science and was able to continue and subsequently complete the programme during his time with OMA. Support to enable him to achieve this […]

  • 11 May 2011

    The UK’s Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, is in support of a green port hull site proposed by the Associated British Ports’ (ABP) and engineering company Siemens. According to a press release, ABP and Siemens have put forward re-development plans, which include the building of a new factory to manufacture offshore wind turbines. Clegg expressed […]

  • 27 December 2011

    Thanet College has been successful in securing a grant from the Skills Funding Agency for £2m towards a new sustainable Centre for Environmental Technologies to be built on the College campus. The new £6.5m centre will be the first of its kind in Kent and will open for business in September 2013. Its development is […]

  • 12 December 2014

    CTruk held an informal launch event at its new Colne Estuary site on The Hythe, East Colchester yesterday. The company will use the old Fieldgates site on Haven Road to build the larger vessels required for offshore wind farm projects further out to sea and will move some production activity over in January 2015. CTruk’s […]

  • 11 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Narec in collaboration with the Sector Skills Council for science, engineering and manufacturing technologies (Semta) and the Manufacturers Advisory Service (MAS) is hosting a breakfast briefing at Caterpillar Ltd on Thursday 29th November. This event will address opportunities for up-skilling and training requirements for the offshore renewables sector as well as other business support opportunities […]

  • 13 April 2020

    Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam has signed the Clean Economy Act which requires at least 5.2 GW of offshore wind power to be developed in this U.S. state by 2034. The Virginia General Assembly passed this House Bill 1526 and Senate Bill 851 Clean Economy Act in March. The act provides that 5.2 GW of offshore wind generation is […]

  • 19 February 2013

    First Minister Alex Salmond has urged Scotland’s young people to join the country’s renewables revolution and take advantage of the “unparalleled opportunities” for employment being opened up in the sector. Speaking before a Strathclyde University event to mark the award of honorary degrees to six prominent energy figures, the First Minister said Scotland’s future industrialists […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Democratic Congress representatives from Massachusetts and Arizona have introduced the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, legislation to educate and train a new generation of US offshore wind workers.

  • 26 June 2012

    The fact that there is more to building a wind farm then just infrastructure has been confirmed by the recent statements of general manager of Scira Offshore Energy, EinarStrømsvåg, who pointed out that building of a strong local labor force is as important for wind energy production to gain a full swing. Speaking of the […]

  • 13 March 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed today’s announcement by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, that coastal communities around the UK will be getting a share of millions of pounds of funding to create jobs and support local projects. The Coastal Communities Fund – a pot of money worth £27.8 million this year – is financed […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander has today (23 August 2013) announced that next year’s Coastal Communities Fund will be worth £29 million, an increase of 5% from last year. The Coastal Communities Fund was launched in 2012 to invest in seaside towns and villages, helping them achieve their economic potential, reduce unemployment and […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    A bipartisan group of US Senators has introduced legislation to create a grant program for offshore wind educational and career training. The legislation, the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, would direct the Energy Department to work with stakeholders to identify the offshore wind industry’s educational and career training needs before setting up a grant program to […]