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  • 15 April 2013

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry, has been shortlisted for two categories in the British Renewable Energy Awards 2013. 3sun Group has been shortlisted in the Innovation category, in recognition of their ground-breaking electronic 3D visually based inspection system for managing legislative compliance, safety critical plant and equipment […]

  • 4 December 2019

    Companies planning to operate US-flagged offshore energy support vessels must invest early in well-established practices and proven vessel designs to meet customer demands and ensure the successful development of a domestic OESV market, according to Seacat Services. The UK-based OESV operator has highlighted that US-flagged vessels must balance innovation in areas such as vessel technology […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    A coalition of organisations that are supportive of the GBP 2 billion Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project has joined forces to appeal to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland to abandon further court action aimed at delaying the project.

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Companies hoping to win contracts in the GBP 25 billion UK offshore wind farm investment must be innovative and cut their costs to be part of it, over 250 supply chain representatives heard during an event to celebrate Offshore Wind Week held in Lowestoft. Businesses supplying services, products and skills to help meet the target of […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Plans have been unveiled to open a Studio School on the Isle of Wight. The school will be the first of its kind on the Island and cater for up to 300 14 to 19-year-olds from September 2014. The plans, submitted by Southampton Studio School Academy Trust, are subject to approval by the Department for […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Training & Education

    National Wind Farm Training Centre is announcing at Offshore Wind 2011 its partnership with two colleges on the UK’s east and west coasts; Lowestoft and Barrow-in-Furness. In conjunction with Lowestoft College and Furness College, NWFTC will provide specialist, customisable courses to meet the demands of the fast-growing offshore wind energy sector. The training facilities at […]

  • 8 October 2014

    RenewableUK recognises the leadership shown by the Energy Secretary Edward Davey in his speech at the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow. The Secretary of State’s speech outlined his party’s proposals for the future of the UK’s energy market and for tackling climate change. His policy statements included: Banning electricity generation from coal by 2025. Boosting […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Korean industrial giant, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), has announced that it is to base its UK offshore wind project at Fife Renewables Innovation Centre (FRIC) at Energy Park Fife, Methil. Announcing the news, Chan Hee Son, UK Project Manager of Samsung Heavy Industries said: “Samsung is very pleased to be part of the Fife Renewables […]

  • 17 June 2013

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry received a ‘highly commended’ in the Innovator category at the British Renewable Energy Awards 2013. Winners were announced at a prestigious black tie ceremony on Thursday (13 June) at The Jumeirah Carlton, London. The awards recognise outstanding achievements across the British renewables […]

  • 12 March 2013

    Findings from a major consultation in North Wales into how RWE npower renewables’ Gwynt y Môr Community Benefit Fund should be spent have been unveiled. The £19m fund – £768,000 per annum, index linked to inflation – will become available once Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm is fully operational in 2014. The company says […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Colchester Institute has announced that work has commenced on creating a new Energy Skills Centre for Harwich. Set to be open for January 2013, the Centre will provide the opportunity for hundreds to develop relevant skills necessary to take advantage of the current and future opportunities in the low carbon economy and the offshore wind […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    In 2013, the Port of Tyne saw cargo volumes increase by 25% to 8.1m tonnes, and turnover rose 16% to £73 million compared to 2012. Andrew Moffat, Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, said that 2013 had been another record year, and looking back over five years, the Port had achieved substantial growth not only […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Training & Education

    SSE and the University of Highlands and Islands have signed a ‘partnership agreement’ to collaborate and work together to maximise the benefits to the people of the Highlands and Islands from the low carbon energy revolution in the Highlands and Islands. Speaking at the University’s Research and Development conference Ian Marchant, Chief Executive of SSE […]

  • 13 March 2012

    UK industry needs to pick up the challenge of providing the right kinds of green energy skills, or lose the opportunity of a lifetime, according to Tim Balcon, chief executive of Energy & Utility Skills. Mr Balcon, who is also chairman of the cross-government Green Economy Steering Group, and a speaker at the New Energy […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Dawson Energy, part of Great Yarmouth-based 3sun Group which provides specialist products and services to the energy industry, has announced the appointment of Martin Roberts as senior operations manager. In this newly created position at Dawson Energy, which provides skilled teams of technicians for the installation, commissioning, operations, maintenance and inspection of wind turbines both […]

  • 19 August 2013

    Dutch VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting BV) was set up in 2007 as part of Visser & Smit Hanab to provide subsea cable installation services to the offshore wind industry. As of the start of 2012 the company has officially established itself as an independent company, operating in 3 European entities, VSMC BV in […]

  • 16 August 2013

    MECAL is an independent engineering company operating globally, offering engineering consultancy services to the semiconductor industry, the wind industry, and recently also to the solar market. Their headquarters are in Enschede, in the Netherlands, with offices located also in Denmark, Japan and the US. The company has seen its business triple an its workforce double […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    ScottishPower Renewables is to help fund courses at Dumfries and Galloway College and Ayr College that will allow students to gain industry recognised qualifications and help them on their way to becoming wind turbine technicians. The company’s funding and support will aid the introduction of courses in 2013. For more than 2 years ScottishPower Renewables […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    South West companies attending the Offshore Energy Supply Chain Event, hosted by RWE and Regen SW at Sandy Park, Exeter, have been urged to target the offshore wind and marine energy sectors to develop new business opportunities and secure a share of this multi-billion pound industry. Over 160 potential offshore-wind supply chain companies, including a […]

  • 6 July 2015

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Work has started in Norfolk on the onshore connection for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm with the national grid. The wind farm, located 20 miles off the coast of Cromer in North Norfolk in water depths of 18-25m is a project by Norwegian companies Statoil (35%) and Statkraft (30%), and […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Budding engineers will gather at the EDF Energy London Eye on Wednesday (19 Dec) as EDF Energy launches its first annual Energy Day to highlight career opportunities and the importance of engineering to the UK economy. With a drive to recruit more engineers – and a particular focus on the Women in Engineering initiative – […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Navitus Bay Development Limited (NBDL) has today announced a shortlist of three local ports – Poole, Portland and Yarmouth – to host the wind park’s operations and maintenance (O&M) functions. The O&M base will effectively be the wind park’s headquarters over its 25 year lifespan, and is expected to provide an economic value to the […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    First Minister Alex Salmond today launched an industry-led energy skills academy, established with over £900,000 public funding, to deliver training for thousands of workers across key sectors including oil & gas and renewables. Nigg Skills Academy (NSA) has been built at Nigg Energy Park, which was purchased by Global Energy Group (GEG) in October. Highlands […]

  • 4 March 2013

    The East of England is home to an energy industry that spans all sectors with a well-established and sizeable supply chain and workforce. Around 6,200 businesses are currently active in the region from all energy sectors, between them responsible for a total annual turnover of £12.9 billion and the employment of approximately 103,400 people. There […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Training & Education

      A doubling of planned funding to improve oil and gas training facilities and develop other energy sector skills courses has been announced by the First Minister. Led by Skills Development Scotland and located at Robert Gordon University, Energy Skills Scotland (ESS) is being backed by an investment package worth £6.5 million – double the […]

  • 14 September 2015

    With a reserved maximum of €18bn for offshore wind development the Dutch Government’s ‘Energie Akkoord’ outlines the instructions and deadlines for the future of this industry in the Netherlands. In the same agreement it states that a cost reduction of 40% should be achieved. Included in this is Operation & Maintenance (O&M) which takes up […]