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  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Thailand-based electric utility holding company, Electricity Generating Public Company Limited (EGCO Group), has acquired a 25% ownership interest in Yunlin Holding GmbH, the developer of the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm project in Taiwan. Greenwing Energy B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of EGCO, entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire a 25% ownership interest in Yunlin Holding […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, the developer of the  Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm, has announced on its official website that a public exhibition for the North Norfolk Coastal Communities regarding its project will be held from noon to 7:00 pm on 10th July, at Merchants’ Place in Church Street, Cromer. The Dudgeon Offshore Wind team will […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection, R&D

    Public Accounts Committee (PAC) publishes report on offshore electricity transmission – a new model for infrastructure. “Not only is it unlikely that this new licensing system for bringing electricity from offshore wind farms onto the national grid will deliver any savings for consumers, it could well lead to higher prices. Indeed the terms of the transmission licences […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    One offshore substation platform with two 230,000-volt power lines is appropriate to transmit to shore every 500-700 megawatts of wind-generated electricity constructed off the coast of Virginia, a study done at Dominion Virginia Power’s request recommends. The report, completed by ABB Power Systems Consulting, evaluated the offshore transmission options to support future projects and built […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The State of Connecticut has selected Deepwater Wind’s 200MW Revolution Wind project under the recent Clean Energy Request for Proposals, marking the state’s first procurement of offshore wind.

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The European Commission has concluded that the €86.6 million aid, granted by France to the “Supergrid Institut pour la transition énergétique” for a research project aimed at developing a new generation of long-distance energy transmission networks, complies with the EU rules on State aid.  Joaquín Almunia, Commission Vice President responsible for competition, stated: “Securing energy […]

  • 28 December 2010

    Echoing a recent exchange at the Island Energy Plan Committee, the Electric Utility Task Group discussed options for reducing island electricity costs should a cable from the Deepwater Wind Block Island project fall through. Task group Chair Barbara MacMullan said that she didn’t think the town should limit itself to a stand-alone cable only. She […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    Plans to grow the Manx economy by harnessing the Isle of Man’s natural resources to generate renewable energy have taken a significant step forwards. The Isle of Man Government has granted a survey licence to a local company to explore the possibility of developing a tidal array on an area of the seabed off the Point […]

  • 1 February 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Industry Primer: Wind Energy 2010” report to their offering. This comprehensive primer on the wind industry covers the entire wind value chain, from components manufacturers to wind farm owner/operators. The 122-page report is intended to help institutional investors, lenders and private equity professionals quickly get up […]

  • 23 July 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, has welcomed the publication of a report by the Energy & Climate Change Select Committee following its pre-legislative scrutiny of the forthcoming Energy Bill. The report by the ECCC highlights a number of concerns which a range of commentators, including RenewableUK, had […]

  • 11 November 2011

    The European Commission has authorised Swedish plans to grant SEK139 million (ca. € 15 million) towards the development of a wave energy production demonstration plant by Seabased Industry AB. The production of energy from sea waves has been in development for some years, but has still not reached the commercial stage. The Commission’s decision finds […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Norton Rose recently hosted a round table discussion in Amsterdam together with Rabobank and PwC, led by energy partner Weero Koster. The reason for this event was the ‘Government Accord’, announced by the Dutch newly elected government. The round table was attended by a great number of parties involved in the Dutch […]

  • 8 January 2013

    The global wind energy market is in need of a technology revolution. Publicly traded wind energy firms have drawn the ire of investors around the world as stock prices continued their tumble over the past year, with losses from publicly traded companies between 50 and 70% year-on-year. Profit margins remain under pressure despite a record […]

  • 30 September 2011

      SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy plc) will enter its close period on 1 October 2011, prior to the publication on Wednesday 9 November 2011 of its financial report for the six months to 30 September 2011. As stated in its Interim Management Statement on 21 July 2011, SSE expects that a particularly large proportion […]

  • 29 May 2013

    A green energy entrepreneur from Devon is planning to build the world’s first purpose-built, tidal energy lagoon, capable of generating predictable, renewable electricity for more than 100,000 homes. Mark Shorrock from Tavistock is the driving force and chief executive of Tidal Lagoon Power Limited, which for the last 18 months has been working up detailed […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Government today announced consent for the development of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay. The development consists of 11 wind turbines and their connecting cables, sited between two and 4.5 km off the Aberdeenshire coast, capable of generating up to 100 MW, providing enough energy to meet the needs […]

  • 30 March 2012

    SSE plc will enter its close period on 1 April 2012, prior to the publication on Wednesday 16 May 2012 of its financial report for the year to 31 March 2012. It continues to expect to deliver a full-year dividend increase of at least 2% more than RPI inflation, and of around 80 pence per […]

  • 27 July 2011

    The recent announcement by the UK Government of itʼs proposed plans for Electricity Market Reform (EMR) included a major boost for the offshore wind industry, with proposed legislation which the Government believes will support the deployment of up to 18GW of offshore wind by 2020, providing the cost falls to £100/MWh. But offshore wind technology […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA projects average Ebitda and net earnings for the 2012-2014 period in line with the €7.65 billion and €2.8 billion recorded in 2011, enabling it to continue remunerating shareholders at a gross annual average of about €0.3 per share. The Group will achieve this through a strategy focused on moderating investments, which will be directed […]

  • 25 July 2012

    After delay and controversy, DECC has announced the RO banding conclusions. Renewable power is now set to deliver jobs and growth but uncertainty remains in several areas. Martin Wright, Chairman of the REA said: “We welcome the publication of the RO Banding decision, but it is not before time. Government has re-affirmed its commitment to […]

  • 24 October 2012

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau have announced that BOEM has reached agreement on a lease for commercial wind energy development in federal waters that covers 96,430 acres […]

  • 1 February 2012

    PolycreteUSA President, Bruce Anderson participated in the launch of the Advanced Energy Economy of Virginia, an industry driven association dedicated to develop and grow Advanced Energy Industries throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. AEE Virginia’s strategy is to create a partnership between those who have a vested interest in advanced energy technologies and those who can […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Modularity and flexible use form the basis of a new concept for medium-voltage converters from the Siemens Drive Technologies Division. In the future, it will be possible to use different topologies in a common modular system. This opens up new areas of application for medium-voltage converters in special purpose applications, for example on ships, in […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Institute for Energy Research (IER), based in Washington, D.C., recently published an article on offshore wind energy’s financial viability in New Jersey, appraised through Fishermen’s Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project, which had been rejected by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) for being too expensive. Written by Landon Stevens, IER Policy Associate: […]

  • 3 February 2013

    PensionDanmark, one of Denmark’s largest pension funds with 629,000 members employed in 26,000 private and public companies, is one of the first, if not the first pension fund to take offshore wind very seriously. It has already invested in 2 offshore wind farms and it is eyeing more. The organisation has embarked on an ambitious strategy to more than double its investments in […]

  • 3 November 2013

    Offshore wind power installations are on track to hit a seventh consecutive annual record in 2013. Written by J. Matthew Roney, Earth Policy Institute  Developers added 1,080 megawatts of generating capacity in the first half of the year, expanding the world total by 20 percent in just six months. Fifteen countries host some 6,500 megawatts […]