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  • 6 July 2017
    Training & Education

    ​Twenty-five pupils from the John Whitgift Academy in Grimsby visited the construction site for Race Bank offshore wind farm on 5 July to learn more about offshore wind and the variety of jobs available in the industry.

  • 10 March 2014

    The East of England’s crucial role in helping meet the UK’s future energy needs won praise from Energy Minister Michael Fallon at the SNS2014 Conference gala dinner at Norfolk Showground, Norwich, last week. He said it was important for Government and industry to work together to maximise benefits from vast energy potential in the region […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    3sun Group has acquired AID Industrial, specialist Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) providers and experts in Industrial Rope Access, Work at Height and Global Wind Organisation safety courses. Great Yarmouth-based AID Industrial provides training to clients throughout Europe, North America, Africa and Asia and a complete range of equipment to suit industry needs including fall arrest, […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    CTruk recently signed the lease on a 6400m2 site on the Colne Estuary, a few miles upriver from its current Brightlingsea base. The company plans to use the Fieldgates site in Haven Road, The Hythe, East Colchester to build larger vessels required for offshore wind farm projects further out to sea. CTruk is pressing on […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Beothuk Energy and Iron & Earth have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further facilitate the apprenticeships and retraining necessary for oil and gas workers to move into the offshore wind sector. Beothuk Energy is proposing six offshore wind farms in Atlantic Canada with a combined capacity of more than 4,000MW, while Iron & Earth […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Liverpool-based Complete Training Solutions (CTS) has signed a partnership agreement with the renewable energy training academy at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, North Wales. The Welsh academy works in partnership with RWE, training apprentices who later go on to work on the company’s offshore projects. CTS and the academy have been in discussions for just under two years to […]

  • 18 June 2015

    At Seawork’s Network and Awards Evening, winners of the Innovations Showcase, the overall Sprit of Innovation Award, the Maritime Professional of the Year Award as well as the Seawork Lifetime Achievement Award were announced.  Compere for the evening was Southampton’s  power boat champion, and TV and radio pundit Shelley Jory. The winner in the category […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Avantha Group Company CG, one of the world’s leading engineering companies, has opened its fourth office in the UK, at Stafford, complementing its existing offices in Hazel Grove-Stockport, Jarrow-Tyne and Wear and Inchinnan-Renfrewshire. The new office will support CG’s growing client base in the UK, which includes power utilities, renewables, rail and industry customers such […]

  • 10 March 2020

    The Virginia General Assembly has passed the HB 1526 Virginia Clean Economy Act which requires at least 5.2GW of offshore wind power to be developed by 2034. The bill passed the House of Delegates by a 51-45 vote, and the state Senate by a 22-17 vote. The legislation will now be sent to the desk […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Siemens today submitted an offer letter specifying further the proposed transaction to Alstom. With the specified offer MHI and Siemens reaffirm their commitment to strengthen Alstom as an independent Global Player in Energy and Transport. After extensive discussions with all stakeholders over the past days MHI and Siemens reviewed their […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Employers across Scotland will benefit from a major investment designed to meet the skills and training needs of the burgeoning energy industry. The £2 million Energy Challenge Fund, managed by Skills Development Scotland (SDS), will see the creation of an extra 1,000 flexible training places for Scotland’s energy and low carbon sector. Bids are being […]

  • 21 July 2011

    Oil, gas and renewable energy services company CLS Offshore today unveiled its new headquarters in Great Yarmouth. A total investment in the region of £300,000 has been made modernising and upgrading the former council offices off Malthouse Lane, further developing the quayside site and centralising its operations.  “The new office facility gives us significantly more […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    London Array’s Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base at the Port of Ramsgate was officially opened by local MP Laura Sandys on Friday 9 March. The base will be home to around 70 wind farm technicians and up to 20 support staff, who’ll be responsible for operating and maintaining London Array for the next 20 years. […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Personnel professionals have been urged to work with partners to address skills gaps and realise the potential for the offshore wind industry to transform the Humber. That was the message from executives of Siemens, which is creating offshore wind manufacturing and assembly facilities in Hull, and other speakers at the first conference focused on workforce […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global-leading energy industry bodies Subsea UK and OPITO have each been awarded part of a £2million fund aimed at attracting vital new entrants into the industry and helping people to diversify their skills. Scotland’s leading diver training facility, The Underwater Centre in Fort William, has also secured a share of The Energy Challenge Fund, set […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Proserv has bolstered its position as a global-leading specialist in energy production services after unveiling a new subsea test and assembly facility that doubles the company’s capacity and harnesses the fast-growing market demand for its services. Energy industry leaders reinforced the significance of the facility as vital to ensuring the UK remains the vanguard of […]

  • 2 December 2011

    DEVELOPERS are being urged to protect fishing grounds after the Government approved a wind farm off the East Yorkshire coast, reports the Hull Daily Mail. The wind farm, to the north of the Humber estuary, would be developed at Westermost Rough, five miles off Tunstall, near Withernsea. Developer Dong Energy will now press ahead with […]

  • 22 February 2012

    GREEN energy is set to change the landscape of Hull forever. With Green Port Hull and its creation of jobs, the city is standing at the forefront of the green revolution. An event has been held in Hull to help people understand what green energy means to them and how they can make changes in […]

  • 12 November 2014

    Building work has started on the Hayle Marine Renewables Business Park which is being created to strengthen Cornwall’s growing marine renewables sector. The Devon & Cornwall division of Midas Construction has won the contract to build the business park, which is part of the £24 million investment by Cornwall Council, the European Regional Development Fund […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The report from Reform Scotland, a well-established and respected think tank, has confirmed what the renewable industry has known for some time – that Scotland have the potential to play an internationally-important role in the development of the sector – and strongly contradicts recent critics. The report assesses renewable energy against the four key criteria […]

  • 9 July 2013

      Britain is not making the most of its opportunity to become the ‘Saudi Arabia of offshore wind’, according to a new report from the think tank IPPR. The report says the British Isles have ideal building conditions, with large areas of seabed in shallow waters, close to shore, but warn that the government is […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Work will begin this week at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, in readiness for the first foundation installation in January. This will include clearing boulders on the seabed along the cable route and around each of the 116 foundation positions to allow safe and effective installation. Chris Tomlinson, E.ON Development Manager for the Rampion Offshore […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Newcastle College recently unveiled a unique centre dedicated to developing higher level skills training for the energy sector. The Energy Academy is a multi-partner, cross collaboration between Newcastle College, local authorities, Sector Skills Councils and strategic stakeholders in the sector. Based on the North Banks of the Tyne, it provides a centre of innovation, training and development for […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following a successful first year, coastal communities across the United Kingdom are getting another chance to receive a multi-million pound boost from the Coastal Communities Fund (CCF). Applications for this year’s pot of £27.8 million will open on 13 March 2013. The funds available have increased by over £4 million from last year’s £23.7 million, […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Merseyside industrial engineering firm SeaKing Electrical has undergone a major investment in staff training in a bid to drive growth in the marine, offshore and windfarm sectors. The Birkenhead-based company has invested heavily across a number of areas including offshore survival training and working at heights. Staff have undergone rigorous courses at the Offshore Survival […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Called ‘Champions for Wind’ it is an innovative careers education engagement programme designed to raise awareness amongst 13 to 14 year olds of the full range of potential career opportunities in offshore wind energy and give an understanding of the qualifications and experience required to gain employment in the industry. Being implemented by Hull-based apprenticeship […]