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  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Peel Ports Great Yarmouth expect to finalise their agreement to locate the Swedish energy group’s offshore wind operations base at the East Anglian facility by summer 2018.

  • 13 May 2016
    Ports & Logistics

    Work has started at ABP’s Port of Lowestoft for the Galloper offshore wind project, as the port is housing offshore construction coordination. Over the next two years, 40 personnel from the Galloper Windfarm Ltd (GWFL) and their contractors will be based at the port while the construction phase of the project is underway. ABP Short Sea […]

  • 21 January 2016
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Whilst undertaking detailed seabed scanning for the development of wind farm projects in the East Anglia Zone, off the coast of Norfolk and Suffolk, wind farm developers ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Vattenfall uncovered something they weren’t expecting – an ‘uncharted’ wreck of a WWI German submarine, missing in action since 1915. At first it was […]

  • 14 February 2013

    Iberdrola has identified offshore wind power as one of its key areas for future growth and it aims to lead the development of this technology going forward with the necessary caution for investments of this nature. In order to achieve this objective, the Company has created an Offshore Business Department with offices in Glasgow, London, […]

  • 11 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    A comprehensive online data management portal for wind measurement campaigns has been launched by SgurrEnergy this month to allow developers to interactively manage large scale or global wind measurement campaigns. Built and operated by SgurrEnergy’s in-house analysts, SgurrDataPortal was designed and developed using over 10 years of data recovery and analysis experience, with further input […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Areva Sells Its Stake in Adwen to Gamesa for EUR 60 Million Areva has decided to sell its 50% stake in the offshore wind turbine manufacturer Adwen for EUR 60 million to Gamesa, with which Areva had a 50-50 ownership in the joint venture and which is now in a merger process with Siemens. Borssele […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Energy Support Vessel (OESV) operator Seacat Services has secured a contract with Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) to support the construction of the 588MW beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    Following today’s news about the award of Contracts for Difference (CfDs) by the UK Government and release of the Cost Reduction Monitoring Framework (CRMF) report, The Crown Estate commented on these two big news for the offshore wind industry in the UK. Huub den Rooijen, our Head of Offshore Wind, said: “With over 4GW in operation, […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy giant Iberdrola plans to spend around EUR 9 billion to reach the target of having 3GW of installed offshore wind capacity in the US and in Europe by 2023.

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 2018 there will be plenty of offshore wind projects starting construction, and others reaching full operation, and perhaps even one or two ready for decommissioning.

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    News that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has awarded an investment contract for the planned Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off Norfolk received positive feedback in the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ). EEEZ inward investment director James Gray said: “Dudgeon is a key project for us, being only 20 miles off Cromer and […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A number of consented offshore wind projects present a big opportunity to get BiFab back on its feet, according to the Scottish Government. BiFab was acquired by Canadian JV Driver in April as part of the government’s intervention to save the Fife-based company, however, it still needs new contracts to secure its future operation. 

  • 11 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

     The UK Government announced allocation of £20m to engineering and environmental companies for projects aimed at development of tidal and wind energy, EDP 24 published. Apart from mere production of power, these include projects targeted at design and manufacture of indispensable technology in addition to conducting various types of research, necessary to boost the sector. […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Navantia-Windar consortium has received a firm order from the compatriot energy company Iberdrola for the turbine jacket foundations to be installed on the Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. The contract, valued at EUR 350 million, will see Navantia-Windar manufacture and assemble 62 jacket foundations and the accompanying pin piles which will support the wind […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s offshore wind business unit posted record revenue of EUR 706 million in 2018, a 75.2% increase compared to the revenue of EUR 403 million reported in 2017. The increase was attributed to a simultaneous start of four major offshore wind projects: Deutsche Bucht in Germany, Norther in Belgium, East Anglia ONE in the UK, […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Iberdrola and ScottishPower Chairman and CEO Ignacio Galan met yesterday with the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon George Osborne MP. The meeting took place in the Treasury in London, where Ignacio Galan outlined Iberdrola’s investment plans and praised the UK’s long track record of a consistent regulatory framework. With the Electricity Market […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A 200-strong delegation from EEEGR (the East of England Energy Group) was promised Government support and recognition for the region’s energy industry, at a House of Commons reception held yesterday. Business Secretary Vince Cable said there was a determination that a higher portion of the billions of pounds to be invested by international companies in […]

  • 1 October 2012

    A few months ago Spanish energy giant Iberdrola was crowned the world’s largest wind energy developer with an operating portfolio of more than 14,000MW. The promotion of offshore wind energy is a key platform for Iberdrola’s future growth plans. Iberdrola’s Offshore Business Division, based in Scotland with offices in London, Berlin and Paris, is busy […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    While the East of England energy industry is poised for a massive portion of the £50bn capital investment over the coming decades, there are signs that the region’s businesses are already spending a small fortune to ensure they are properly prepared to fight for a slice of the cake. “There’s clearly tremendous confidence and professional […]

  • 27 February 2015

    Following yesterday’s CfD awards, Regen SW, an energy-focused independent not for profit organisation that uses its expertise to work with industry, communities and the public sector, issued an article that analyses offshore renewables sector: Two offshore wind farms have been awarded contracts in the first allocation round of the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) subsidy mechanism brought in under […]

  • 4 October 2016

    Another two acres will be developed as part of Great Yarmouth Energy Park, after the Great Yarmouth Development Company, a joint venture between Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Norfolk County Council, and the owners of the Millora Works site signed acquisition contracts. The 50-acre energy park is being established to provide businesses related to the offshore energy sector with suitable land, close to […]

  • 21 November 2011

    Vattenfall has appointed Peter Wesslau as the new Country Manager for Vattenfall’s UK operations. Peter Wesslau is on the management team of Business Division Renewables and will be based in London. Vattenfall will now further boost its investments in wind power. Vattenfall will further increase its investments in wind power in the UK and has […]

  • 1 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens, SPR Sign Europe’s Largest Wind Turbine Contract ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has concluded a major East Anglia ONE deal with Siemens, worth up to one-third of the overall £ 2.5 billion (€ 3.2 billion) project investment. Under the agreement, Siemens will supply 102 wind turbines and service them for an initial period of five years. […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Plans are still underway to build the 68-turbine offshore East Anglian windfarm, Galloper – estimated to be worth £20million and 850 jobs to the local economy. RWE Innogy said it hoped to make an announcement in the spring on the future of the 340MW windfarm, despite announcing two months ago it would not continue with […]

  • 7 February 2013

    Leading Scottish engineering company, Steel Engineering has selected Tymor Marine as a supply chain partner to support the delivery of major renewable contracts for Samsung at The Energy Park at Methil in Fife and for ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall at the East Anglia offshore wind zone off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. With offices in […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Forewind is one of five international offshore wind energy developers to jointly initiate an ambitious research programme into how the harbour porpoise population in the North Sea is likely to be affected by the construction of offshore wind farms. The programme, called Disturbance Effects on the Harbour Porpoise Population in the North Sea (DEPONS) will […]