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  • 15 May 2013

    The UK continues to lead the world in the field of offshore wind, with industry projections predicting a total of around 8GW of capacity installed by 2016 and around 18GW installed by 2020, by which point offshore wind will supply between 18 and 20 per cent of the UK’s electricity annually. Not surprisingly All-Energy 2013 […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    First Minister Alex Salmond today launched an industry-led energy skills academy, established with over £900,000 public funding, to deliver training for thousands of workers across key sectors including oil & gas and renewables. Nigg Skills Academy (NSA) has been built at Nigg Energy Park, which was purchased by Global Energy Group (GEG) in October. Highlands […]

  • 8 February 2011

    AEG Power Solutions (Amsterdam:3WP)(AEG PS), wholly owned by 3W Power(Euronext Amsterdam 3WP, Frankfurt 3W9, ISIN GG00B39QCR01, WKN A0Q5SX) and Moog, major supplier for the wind Energy industry, sign a frame agreement contract valued up to € 2 million for chargers delivery. Moog is a world-leading manufacturer of innovative control solutions, providing pitch systems, slip ring […]

  • 2 October 2017

    Europe is the leader of the growing market for the offshore wind energy. Most of the activities take place in the wet conditions of the North Sea. As the people work in varying temperatures and under dire weather conditions, it is most important that their personal protective equipment (PPE) is not only up-for-the-job and in accordance with all regulations, it should also raise the feeling of comfort for the user. While it is true that wet or sweat drenched PPE is not one of the main problems for offshore operators, many small issues can lead to bigger ones.

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc has announced half year results for the six months to September 2012. Lord Smith of Kelvin, Chairman of SSE, said:  “SSE’s focus is always on full-year results, because the potential for volatility is always much greater in a half year period, but it is obviously encouraging that adjusted profit before tax in the […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.

  • 19 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ambitious plans for the development of offshore wind energy projects in Scotland took a significant step forward today. The Scottish Government launched a 12 week consultation detailing draft plans to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and realise Scotland’s multi-billion pound potential in renewables. The Strategic Environmental Assessment and Development Plan for Offshore Wind sets out […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the unusually warm weather experienced in the UK in recent months, and the corresponding impact on consumption, it is currently anticipated that Centrica’s 2011 earnings may be marginally lower than current market expectations, with the reduction in operating profits offset in part by lower interest and tax charges. Subject to weather […]

  • 22 July 2011

    The latest phase in the debate over an off-shore wind farm in Lake Michigan was played out in a City Council meeting on Monday, when the council reviewed a report from the Mayor’s Wind Farm Committee. City Council voted 5-2 to keep pursuing the wind farm, attempt to place someone on the state wind farm […]

  • 21 December 2010

    Wind-energy projects are starting to pop up in New Hampshire, but people hoping to see off-shore wind farms are still treading water. And if coastal development ever does ever occur, it will come with a sizable price tag. Projects proposed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island are expected to cost billions of dollars to build, as […]

  • 5 April 2012

    With wind farms getting bigger and bigger it means that the need for materials and personnel is also growing. The previous article described this growth in the need for support vessels sailing to and from wind farms under construction, or needing maintenance, transferring materials and personnel. But when do the support vessels stop being the only solution for transferring […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Poland The first efforts aiming at the development of the offshore wind farms in Poland took place in the last decade but were unsuccessful due to controversial location (within Natura2000), unfavourable legislation and the lack of relevant knowledge of public administration. Development of the technology and successful implementation of investment projects in other EU countries […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Authorities

    United States President Barack Obama released a presidential memorandum on December 5, in which he guides all federal agencies to pursue a target of generating 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020. In order to create a clean energy economy that will increase our Nation’s prosperity, promote energy security, combat climate change, protect the […]

  • 6 February 2020

    ELA Container Offshore ELA provides bespoke accommodation solutions for all non-hazardous areas as Temporary Living Quarters, Offices, Mess Rooms, Galleys, Laundry, Recreation or Locker Rooms for your individual demand. Additionally, ELA also offers a wide range of offshore cargo carrying units (CCUs). Our product range includes: • The 20 ft Allrounder Accommodation Container The 20 […]

  • 7 May 2020

    EPI Group EPI Environmental EPI is committed to the conservation of the environment, specifically the impact on human health, climate change and biodiversity; providing a full suite of environmental services. We work in conjunction with our clients, local specialists and regulatory authorities on the development and management of all environmental requirements related to a client’s […]