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  • 8 March 2013

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has elected Andrew Garrad as its new President. Garrad joined the wind energy industry in 1979 and was President and later Chairman of GL Garrad Hassan, the world’s largest independent renewable energy consultancy, with 1,000 employees in 27 countries devoted to renewable energy. Garrad built his first wind turbine […]

  • 20 July 2016

    European renewable associations have issued a joint statement saying legislative proposals must now deliver on the binding renewable energy target.  In October 2014, 28 EU Heads of State agreed that a binding target for renewables should be set at the EU level to meet their collective climate and energy ambition. Since then, the European Parliament […]

  • 14 May 2015

    Renewable Energy Association (REA) has commented on the appointment of Amber Rudd as the new UK Energy Secretary, saying that it shows a continuing commitment to addressing Climate Change. Chief Executive of the Renewable Energy Association, Nina Skorupska, said: “Amber Rudd has been a champion of renewables and the low-carbon economy in the past year, and her appointment will […]

  • 4 June 2015

    Hull City Council’s Planning Committee has approved Siemens’ plans for a turbine blade factory and associated facilities on Hull’s Alexandra Dock. Now, the entire Siemens development, in which the company is investing £310m with partner Associated British Ports (ABP), has full planning approval. The approval for two related planning applications follows a Siemens decision last November to bring […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates will not get a two-year extension on its permits for two underwater power lines in Nantucket Sound, the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board decided on Wednesday. The final decision follows the board’s recommendation that the permits should not be extended by May 2017, as earlier requested by Cape Wind Associates. The board justified the decision by […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Environment, Grid Connection

    6 Alpha Associates has carried out work on three projects under the framework agreement it signed with TenneT, the European grid operator, in January 2014.  The work has seen 6 Alpha Associates provide complex survey and risk management consultancy for unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk in the marine environment. The TenneT projects will see 6 Alpha […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä Corporation announced today that it expanded into a new market segment, offering a comprehensive package of seals, bearings and associated solutions to hydropower installations and industrial plants. Wärtsilä’s offering consists of seals, bearings and associated equipment for hydro installations, including hydropower, tidal power and offshore wind. These are complemented with a wide range of […]

  • 15 January 2014

    Danish Shipowners’ Association and The Shipowners’ Association of 2010 have published a report under the title Global Evaluation of Offshore Wind Shipping Opportunity. The report gives an insight into the supply and demand in the offshore wind industry. The report has been produced by BMT/Navigant with support from The Danish Maritime Fund. The strategic review […]

  • 19 February 2014

    Wind Energy Asia 2014 has kicked off today on Jeju Island, South Korea and it will last until 21st of February. The WEA 2014 is organized by Creativity Institute, Asia Wind Energy Association, International Convention Center Jeju, KOTRA and the Korea Wind Energy Industry Association. The nation’s leading wind generator manufacturers, power companies, and developers […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Danish Wind Industry Association warned that the government is creating uncertainty within the country’s industry and energy sectors, following news that Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt wants to abandon nearshore wind farms. Should that happen, promises made in the Energy Agreement would be broken and the move would cost jobs and harm opportunities for Denmark to ensure cost-effective green […]

  • 5 April 2013

    EWEA 2012 has received the “Congress of the year” award in the category for congresses with more than 1.000 participants. The Danish Wind Industry Association accepted the award on behalf of all the partners. In April last year EWEA 2012 drew almost 11,000 visitors to Copenhagen, making it the largest private conference ever. DWIA and […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is urging the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) to advance offshore wind projects. AWEA issued a statement this past weekend on the one-year anniversary of the record-breaking auction that saw winning bids from Mayflower Wind Energy, Equinor and Vineyard Wind for three lease areas offshore Massachusetts. “Last year’s auction […]

  • 14 September 2015

    The European Wind Energy Association has appointed Giles Dickson as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Dickson was Vice President of Global Public Affairs at Alstom before joining EWEA. Prior to this, he was a civil servant in the UK government for over 15 years. Mr. Dickson comes to EWEA with substantial experience and knowledge […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has set up a new task force aimed at helping increase the number of skilled people working in the UK’s offshore wind sector. The Investment in Talent Group is developing a passporting system to ensure all parts of the energy sector recognize transferable skills and training, to enable offshore workers to move […]

  • 7 April 2011

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and two Chinese energy associations have just released a new much higher total for wind power installed in China last year. GWEC, along with the Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA) and the Chinese Renewable Energy Industry Association (CREIA), issued a press release on Wednesday saying that China added 18.9 […]

  • 15 May 2014

    The deadline for the UK House of Commons or the House of Lords to pass annulment resolutions against the Special Procedure Order (SPO) on Able’s Marine Energy Park (AMEP) elapsed on May 10. The petitions against the SPO now stand referred to a Joint Committee, and members of the Committee will be announced shortly.  The UK […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) has urged the Japanese government to introduce a new law which will allow construction of offshore wind farms in the ”general common sea area”.

  • 3 December 2013

    Global Wind Organisation (GWO) has chosen Denmark and the Danish Wind Industry Association as home for their new coming global secretariat. From Denmark the organisation will work for better, safer and more homogenised training standards in the global wind industry. Safety is the number one priority for the companies in the global wind industry and […]

  • 25 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK Board of Directors has yesterday elected Andrew Jamieson, ScottishPower Renewables Regulation and Markets Director, as the new Chairman of the UK’s leading renewable energy trade association. Maria McCaffery, RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, said: “Andrew Jamieson is a hugely respected industry executive and a true champion of renewable energy. As Chairman of RenewableUK Andrew will be […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A new study from Totaro & Associates identifies a total investment of US$424.8B required to develop the first 80GW of utility-scale offshore wind in the US. However, there are three critical path areas which will be essential to future growth including foundation production, port infrastructure, and domestic shipbuilding of purpose-designed installation and service vessels. Newer […]

  • 9 August 2018

    Offshore Energy is pleased to welcome the Netherlands Wind Energy Energy Association (NWEA) as supporting partner to the exhibition and conference.

  • 21 December 2010

    Well more than 100 fishermen and their supporters turned out at the Portuguese-American Club Saturday night for the first Fishermen’s Night Out, a chance to socialize and compare notes about how to protect the rights of commercial fishermen in nearby waters. Hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard/Dukes County Fishermen’s Association, the event’s goal was to raise […]

  • 11 April 2014

    The news of the newly-merged National Centre for Renewable Energy and the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult gives the UK the chance to develop R&D for offshore renewables at a greater pace, utilising fully the indigenous world-class expertise that the country has, BVG Associates says. Bruce Valpy, director of BVG Associates, commented: “We are delighted to […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Parliament will review plans for the proposed Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) in Humberside. On March 7, Able Humber Ports Limited, deposited two memorials against the two petitions received from Associated British Ports. The Chairman of Committees in the House of Lords and the Chairman of Ways and Means in the House of […]

  • 19 May 2015

    From 7 pm on Saturday to 5 pm on Sunday, for 22 consecutive hours, Denmark was being powered by wind energy. For electricity consumers west of Storebælt, the period in which the entire power consumption was covered by wind turbines was even longer – 31 hours. According to Torsten Hasforth, chief consultant at the Danish Energy Association, several […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Lithuania could partially replace nuclear power with wind energy, both onshore and offshore, Lithuania Wind Power Association said. In a non-binding referendum, over 60% of Lithuanian voters rejected the building of a nuclear reactor as a replacement for Ignalina atomic plant, which was closed under an agreement that followed accession to the European Union. The […]