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  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Innogy reported an adjusted EBIT of EUR 1,553 million in the first half of 2018, 10% less than in the same period last year, said to be influenced by the negative weather effects on the Renewables division.

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “The Evolution and Economics of Wind Power” report to their offering.  Chapter 1 The wind resource and global wind generating capacity Wind is the movement of air generated by the earth’s rotation and by the heating of the atmosphere by the sun. The wind resulting is […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Authorities

    The Dutch Minister of Economics Henk Kamp visited Heerema Fabrication Group’s fabrication location in Zwijndrecht on 4 March. HFG showed the Minister 2 offshore wind platforms under construction. Grid operator TenneT will connect these so called ‘power sockets at sea’ windfarms in the German part of the North Sea to the high voltage grid onshore. […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    1,800 jobs and up to £500,000 are just some of the benefits expected if the construction of a major offshore wind farm off the coast of Lincolnshire goes ahead. RWE Innogy UK has announced new details of the socio-economic benefits which could arise from the construction of its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm. The project […]

  • 5 April 2019
    R&D

    Anbaric has submitted a request to ISO New England for an economic study to examine the impacts of 8,000, 10,000 and 12,000MW of offshore wind on energy prices, air emissions and fuel security. The study’s target year is 2030 and it will take into account the recent and upcoming retirements of the Vermont Yankee, Pilgrim and […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Industry and research communities from five different European countries have launched a project aiming to develop composite materials expected to allow a 30% increase in wind turbine blade durability and a considerable reduction in blade-related costs.

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) Regional Director Humber, Simon Bird has called for the region to grasp what he calls a ‘unique opportunity’ as the Humber prepares to make its voice heard in the Northern Powerhouse debate, following the appointment of Brigg and Goole MP Andrew Percy to the role of Northern Powerhouse Minister.  Speaking to a […]

  • 26 August 2013

    A new report on marine energy in Wales estimates that if development is ramped up significantly over the next 20 years – with the capacity to generate 1GW of power – it could contribute a total of £840m to Welsh GVA during the development and installation stages. Once operational this installed capacity would bring in […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The Crown Estate yesterday welcomed the first consent order for offshore wind energy at Dogger Bank in the North Sea, the largest renewable energy development ever to receive planning consent in the UK and the largest offshore wind project to receive consent globally. Head of Offshore Wind for The Crown Estate, Huub den Rooijen said […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities

    Work is taking place to investigate key regeneration projects in Tendring in a bid to be prepared to make the most of the funding opportunities available to boost economic growth across the District. Two initiatives – a Care and Assisted Living Innovation and Training Centre and an Innovation and Incubation Centre for Harwich – are […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Authorities

    With its new Renewable Energy Strategy the European Commission in Brussels today presented major reasons to favour legally binding renewable energy targets for 2030. The Strategy notably says: – “Strong renewables growth to 2030 could generate over 3 million jobs”. – “A continuation of an EU-wide specific renewable energy framework post-2020 […] would result in […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Official Government trade statistics have confirmed the central role that the Humber ports in general and Immingham in particular play in the economic life of the region and country. The figures show an increase in tonnage handled at Grimsby and Immingham in 2013 to 62.6 million tonnes, a 4% increase on 2012. Hull and Goole […]

  • 2 February 2011
    R&D

    A monitoring post installed at L-Aħrax tal-Mellieħa has shown that enough wind would be generated to make an offshore wind farm at the… By Paul Cachia (di-ve) [mappress] Source: di-ve, February 01, 2011

  • 20 July 2012

    Nordic Yards, manufacturer of innovative special ships and major maritime projects for the offshore wind and other industries, has been granted the official status of Authorised Economic Operator Full (AEO F) by the Stralsund Main Customs Office. The yards at Wismar and Warnemünde are therefore the first in Germany to achieve this special official status […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    RENEWABLE energy jobs could help Hull ride out the economic crisis, it has been claimed. However, city council leader Steve Brady said the prospect of energy firms bringing new investment and jobs to the region was the only bright spot on an otherwise gloomy horizon. He spoke out after latest figures showed almost one in […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The UMass Dartmouth Public Policy Center (PPC) has launched a new project which will monitor the offshore wind industry in the United States and analyze its economic development and workforce implications.

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities

    An update to New Jersey’s Energy Master Plan has shown a non-enthusiastic and careful approach to offshore wind, referring to it as not being economically viable at this time.  On 20 November, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released a draft update to the 2011 New Jersey […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New research into the benefits of the Beatrice offshore wind farm shows the social and economic impact the project is expected to deliver.

  • 27 July 2012

    The Yorkshire Post has gathered all the important numbers concerning the UK’s offshore wind industry, concluding that today’s apprentices are in a position to be a part of the energy sector that will assume lead in the country’s future economy. Namely, the UK targets to produce 33GW of electricity from wind power by 2020, 18GW […]

  • 7 March 2012

    A bill sponsored by Senator Jim Whelan that would assist New Jersey boat builders who have been hard-hit by the economic recession in making the transition to manufacture parts for windmills was unanimously approved yesterday by the Senate Economic Growth Committee. “Manufacturers have had to learn to be adaptable and innovative to stay afloat in […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

     Tom Hopkinson, Managing Director of Taylor Hopkinson Associates, explores how employment and economic growth opportunites in the offshore… Industry Today [mappress] Source: Industry Today, July 05, 2011;

  • 14 September 2011
    Authorities

      Responding to the Scottish Government Economic Strategy, Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said:  “The renewable energy sector is already a major part of our energy mix, and a significant employer, supporting thousands of jobs across Scotland.  “The industry’s growth has resulted in the birth of many new service and engineering businesses, brought […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Authorities

    The wind industry worldwide will be watching very closely what happens in Hamburg in almost exactly four months’ time – WindEnergy Hamburg has its premiere at the Hamburg Fair site from 23 to 26 September.  “Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, will open WindEnergy Hamburg. That underscores the importance of this leading industry fair […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

    The deployment of 1,600MW of offshore wind is estimated to generate a total economic impact of between USD 1.4 billion to USD 2.1 billion in Massachusetts, according to a report by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC).

  • 8 October 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    OERA is inviting submissions of Expressions of Interest (EOI) as a first step, followed by a request for detailed proposals from qualified applicants – to provide a comprehensive assessment of the value proposition and potential economic value of tidal power development to Nova Scotia, the Atlantic region and Canada.    The value proposition will serve […]