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  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    RenewableUK says today’s Government announcement granting final planning permission for a huge industrial base for the offshore wind sector on the east coast of England is a significant step forward which could lead to the creation of thousands of jobs. The £450 million project, Able Marine Energy Park, which covers nearly 800 acres of the […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      The appointment of a new Inward Investment Director by the Norfolk and Suffolk Energy Alliance (NSEA) will create significant investment opportunities for the energy industry in the two counties. James Gray started work this month for the alliance, which is a partnership between Suffolk County Council, Norfolk County Council, Great Yarmouth Borough Council, North […]

  • 2 March 2011
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    Scotland’s new Energy Skills Investment Plan is anticipated to create close to 28,000 job opportunities in the offshore wind sector alone.   (newenergyworldnetwork) [mappress]   Source: newenergyworldnetwork, March 02, 2011    

  • 6 January 2011
    R&D, Technology

    Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA and PROTECTA brands of fall protection equipment, has announced the creation of a global wind energy… (windtech-international) [mappress] Source: windtech-international, January 06, 2011

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Wind energy can create economic activity and jobs, while saving money – that’s one of the conclusions Christian Kjaer, CEO of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), reaches in an opinion article published today in advance of the beginning of the European Council informal growth summit. Kjaer also said in the Windpower Monthly article that […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    YORKSHIRE’S drive to become a world-leading manufacturing base for wind turbines surges ahead today with proposals for a massive £400m waterside energy park creating 20,000 jobs.

  • 21 June 2010
    Authorities, R&D

    While plans for offshore drilling are on ice, the governors of 10 states – including Virginia and North Carolina – and U.S. Secretary of the… Olympia Meola [mappress] Source: nbc13 , June 21, 2010;

  • 11 January 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Prestige executive careers consultancy UK Knack Group has announced the gathering in the Granite City of more than 30 captains of industry for a summit meeting on renewable energy. Energy Minister Alex Salmond was at pains to point out that Scotland’s offshore energy capacity could create 50,000 jobs in the next 10 years and inject […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) and the University of Sao Paulo Institute…. (southcoasttoday) [mappress] Source: southcoasttoday, December 13, 2011; Image: graduateguide

  • 9 September 2010
    Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    A wind turbine manufacturer is creating 28 Furness jobs. German wind turbine manufacturer REpower is advertising the jobs in the Barrow area… (nwemail) [mappress] Source: nwemail, September 09, 2010;

  • 16 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Monitor JIP, a consortium consisting of Gemini Windfarm, Van Oord, Keppel Verolme, Mecal, ECN and TNO, is working on developing a solution which would allow monitoring the health of offshore wind support structures.  Many offshore wind stakeholders acknowledge the relevance of monitoring offshore wind support structures, the consortium said. However, a dedicated standard for the design and installation of a […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

      GRIMSBY has been earmarked as the base for a firm erecting wind turbines in the North Sea – potentially creating up to 600 new jobs…   (thisisgrimsby) [mappress] Source: thisisgrimsby, June 02, 2011;

  • 31 January 2011

    Following the death of its founder, the work of a Portland-based think-tank and venture capital fund devoted to addressing the creation of… By jpoulin (mainecampus) [mappress] Source: mainecampus, January 31, 2011

  • 13 January 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Windstream’s Wolfe Island Shoals Offshore Wind Power Project will create 1,900 jobs during its five-year development and construction period. A study conducted by AECOM to explore the employment and economic impacts of the project in Ontario also indicates that 175 long-term jobs will be created during its subsequent operational period. The project will generate over […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    A skilled workforce capable of filling almost 50,000 new jobs in the energy sector is to be created in East Anglia, the leaders of three … By Alistair Nelson (eadt) [mappress] Source: eadt, July 06, 2011;

  • 10 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Renewable energy marketing specialist 2Cs in Ipswich, has been chosen by one of Europe’s leading energy companies, Vattenfall, to create the…   By Katy Cowan (creativeboom) [mappress] Source: creativeboom, August 10, 2010;

  • 23 January 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The state’s economy could grow by 15,000 jobs during the next 20 years if Mainers embrace offshore wind projects, a University of Maine…   By Susan M. Cover (pressherald) [mappress] Source: pressherald, January 23, 2012; Image: DeepCwind

  • 26 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    After almost a decade long fight, the federal government has approved the first offshore wind farm in the United States in the waters off Cape Cod. The Cape Wind project entails the construction of 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts and will start generating electricity by 2012. The Cape Wind project is a major […]

  • 1 July 2011

      Brian O’Hara, President of the North Carolina Offshore Wind Coalition, issued the following statement today following news about the signing of Executive Order 96 creating the Offshore Wind Economic Development Task Force. “I am impressed with the vision shown by Governor Bev Perdue today in recognizing the potential economic benefits of offshore wind to […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    Energi Coast, North East England’s renewables group, believes that almost 2,000 new jobs could be created for the region’s offshore renewables supply chain if the Government’s draft Energy Bill can create stability and clarity in the offshore renewables market. Alex Dawson, Chairman of Energi Coast, says that the rapid introduction of the draft bill after […]

  • 3 October 2013

    Massachusetts and New Bedford officials have announced establishment of a new committee for South Terminal project and offshore wind industry, reports South Coast Today. The new committee will track job growth for these projects. Bill White, director of offshore wind sector development at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center said: “We want to review the project […]

  • 20 June 2010

    A groundbreaking, two-year research project led by the DEP shows minimal environmental impact would occur at sites proposed for several… [mappress] Source: state.nj, June 21, 2010;

  • 22 October 2015

    A £10m EU boost for the development of the new Menai Science Park has been announced by Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones. The project, led by Bangor University, has already been awarded £10m from the Welsh Government. The EU funding provides the remainder of the investment needed for the first phase to get underway, constructing […]

  • 6 August 2013

    The Humber LEP welcomes the publication of the Government’s offshore wind strategy. The strategy formalises and brings together the key strands of sector for the industry to strengthen the UK position, where there is already more wind operation than the rest of the world combined. The Humber is well placed to create a large proportion of the 30,000 jobs linked […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Grid Connection

    A new report released today by the European Wind Energy Association argues that EU electricity market rules must reflect the energy generation mix of the future and help usher in a flexible power system with a large-scale uptake of wind power and other renewable energy sources. “The European wind industry strongly supports the creation of […]

  • 31 May 2012

    While addressing the present at the Energy Ireland Conference in Dublin, on May 30 Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte highlighted the potential the country has in renewable energy sources. Mr Rabbitte introduced the matter by saying: “Reducing our dependency on fossil fuel imports, ensuring investment in the networks and delivering investor certainty through predictable responsive regulatory […]