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  • 16 January 2012

    Across the UK, businesses in areas such as Humberside, Merseyside and Teesside have formed alliances to deliver renewable projects, but no such coalition exists in Scotland. In order to create the Scottish Fabrication Alliance for Renewables, IFAB, the subsidiary of Highlands group, has signed a deal with the Steel Engineering of Renfrew. The reason for […]

  • 21 September 2011

    A WIRRAL consortium is bidding for a share of a £200m government fund to establish an offshore renewable energy centre in Birkenhead… By Lorna Hughes (wirralnews) [mappress] Source: wirralnews, September 21, 2011

  • 8 August 2011
    Environment

    A new study in Environmental Research Letters, looking at the first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands for the past two years, finds… by Matthew McDermott (treehugger) [mappress] Source: treehugger, August 08, 2011;

  • 31 May 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    THE NAVAL Service is working with the European Space Agency, third-level institutions and campus companies to create “significant… By Lorna Siggins and Tom Sheil (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes, May 31, 2011

  • 30 May 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

      UK limited company contractors who boast experience of working within the renewable energy sector may be heartened to hear of two new…   (paystream) [mappress] Source: paystream, May 30, 2011

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology

    What does ocean biology have to do with offshore wind energy? Quite a lot, according to this video by US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which explains how scientists carefully study underwater areas to map out the best locations for potential future wind energy projects. The outer continental shelf of North Carolina supports some of the […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Japanese giant Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe Ltd (MPSE) confirmed its announcement on investment of up to £100 million in an engineering facility in Edinburgh and thus strengthening Scottish economy, by bringing over 100 new jobs, BBC informs. The facility will carry our research and development into offshore wind turbine technology. Despite the surprise of a […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Centre for Economics and Business Research issued a report today, commissioned by Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd., which says that UK offshore wind industry may employ up to 215,000 people and increase exports to approximately GBP 22.5 billion by 2030. As the Bloomberg informs, development of this sector could add 1% annually to gross domestic product […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    In a study released yesterday, Ecofys  assessed the economic impact of Dutch offshore wind energy. Commissioned by the Dutch Top consortium Knowledge and Innovation Offshore Wind Energy (TKI-WoZ), the study finds that offshore wind energy has so far created 2150 full-time jobs and generated a turnover of 900 million euro in 2014. The ambition of […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    RenewableUK says comments by Prince Charles to be aired at tomorrow’s UN Climate Summit in New York, following massive turnouts at this weekend’s People’s Climate Marches in cities around the world, demonstrate comprehensive global support for renewable energy. In a video to be shown at the UN summit on Tuesday, Prince Charles will call for […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters area has been identified as one with significant renewable energy resources, as well as being of exceptional environmental quality. It is also an important resource to both national and local economies. There is a need to examine how future marine energy developments can be taken forward in this area […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Danish wind energy giant, Dong Energy, is considering to locate a new operations and maintenance base for Westermost Rough in Grimsby, reports the Grimsby Telegraph. Dong Energy expects to create around 40 energy jobs in this area. This comes after the last week’s announcement that the construction work on this wind farm will commence in […]

  • 4 May 2010
    R&D, Technology

    The development of a turbine manufacturing industry along Virginia’s coast is key to creating jobs and reducing the costs of offshore wind…   [mappress] Source: newsleader, May 04, 2010;

  • 25 April 2010
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Hundreds of jobs are to be created under an £80 million investment in a new wind turbine facility, it has been announced.German… [mappress] Source: peterboroughtoday, April 25, 2010;

  • 25 November 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    ENGINEERING and manufacturing firm Siemens could create around 50 jobs in Leeds over the next five years, provided… (yorkshirepost) [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, November 25, 2011; Image: siemens

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind industry could potentially create 10,000 jobs in the Spanish region of Galicia in the coming years, Enrique Mallon, the Secretary General of the association of metal workers of Galicia (ASIME), said during Galician Offshore International HUB 2016 forum held in Ferrol on 12 and 13 May. “If we do things right, both the administration […]

  • 21 September 2012

    GL Garrad Hassan has created the “Global Award in Renewable Energy”. The award will honour innovative ideas and new technical approaches in research and development for the renewable energy industry. The award is created to spur young scientists to take up the challenge of answering questions like: How can the cost of renewable energy projects […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Scira Offshore Energy has chosen Mansell for construction of the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm’s operational base, reports EDP 24. Regional managing director Dean Burgess said: “This project enables us to continue our commitment to the sustainable and renewables market at a local level with a multi-national partner. During Mansell’s contract at Sheringham Shoal wind […]

  • 29 February 2012

    DNV and KEMA have obtained the necessary regulatory clearances to create a world-leading consulting and testing & certification company for the global energy sector: DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability (DNV KEMA). The new company begins its operations as of today, 29 February 2012, and is led by CEO Thijs Aarten. With over 2,300 experts in […]

  • 14 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    BIRKENHEAD shipyard Cammell Laird is close to clinching a “significant” deal with German energy giant RWE that would create hundreds of … By Neil Hodgson (liverpooldailypost) [mappress] Source: liverpooldailypost, June 14, 2011;

  • 18 August 2011

    Wind Energy Update… With the increasingly trans-national nature of manufacturing and supply chain activities, many suppliers must now also prove that they possess the infrastructure capability to roll out components, modules or products on a global scale, whilst also providing assurances over its ongoing financial stability.  “OEMs look for short and flexible reaction times. [Suppliers] […]

  • 18 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wind energy specialists from Olthoff Wind Group BV (OWG) in the Netherlands and Aeolus Consulting Ltd. in Toronto have created Ovento Canada Ltd. to provide technical and financial support and asset management services to wind farm developers and investors in Canada and the United States. OWG is also working toward significantly increasing Ovento’s team through […]

  • 28 July 2010
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    More than 5,000 green jobs could be created through the development of three regional offshore energy manufacturing sites built around key…     (egovmonitor) [mappress] Source: egovmonitor, July 28, 2010;

  • 14 February 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Offshore wind farms could create 10,000 jobs in Yorkshire according to research by economic experts.   By Julie Hayes (gazetteherald) [mappress] Source: gazetteherald, February 14, 2011

  • 27 January 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Representatives of renewable energy businesses are urging legislators to support alternative energy efforts in Virginia as a means of job…   By Alexander Chang (smithmountaineagle) [mappress] Source: smithmountaineagle, January 27, 2011

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    With its 1.4 GW portfolio of renewable energy power plants under contract, including 30% growth in 2013, EDF Energies Nouvelles through EDF EN Services, its subsidiary dedicated to the Operations & Maintenance activities, has become utilities’ key partner for such services in the French market. At the same time, EDF Energies Nouvelles Group continues to […]