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Dutch energy major Shell has joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) as a board level member.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has become a member of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the trade body representing the global wind industry, whose board of directors MHI Vestas representatives will soon join.
Carnegie Wave Energy (CWE) was presented with the Clean Energy Council Innovation Award for its CETO technology. The winners of the Clean Energy Council Industry Awards were announced on July 15 at the Australian Clean Energy Summit Gala Dinner in Sydney, Australia. Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton said innovative new renewable energy projects continued […]
The Clean Energy Council (CEC) has called on the best in the business when it comes to innovation and community engagement to nominate for the Clean Energy Council Awards, to be presented at the Australian Clean Energy Summit in Sydney in July. The awards recognise those companies that have demonstrated excellence over the last 12 months, with […]
The World Energy Council (WEC) has welcomed DNV GL as the newest member of its Global Partner programme. DNV GL delivers testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Its expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, sustainable energy use, […]
Netherlands has joined the World Energy Council as its newest member country. Jeroen van Hoof, Chair of the World Energy Council’s Dutch member committee, commented: “Given the challenges that energy companies face nowadays in respect of the transition to a more mixed fuel supply, lower energy prices and the current turmoil on their business models, […]
The U.S. National Hydropower Association (NHA) and the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition (OREC) have come together to form the Marine Energy Council, offering a new home for the marine energy community at NHA. NHA will now provide a unified voice as the national trade association for the full spectrum of water power technologies. “Our two industries have […]
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has established the Virginia Energy Council, which will assist in the development and implementation of a cohesive, comprehensive, and aggressive energy strategy for Virginia and deliver recommendations for the Virginia Energy Plan. The Plan will be submitted to the General Assembly on October 1, 2014. Secretary of Commerce and Trade […]
Carnegie Wave Energy Limited will partner with the University of Western Australia (UWA) on a AUD 460,000 project part funded by an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant to research and develop more efficient anchoring systems for wave energy converters. The project will use a multidisciplinary approach to investigate unique anchoring concepts, with the aim of developing novel […]
North Lincolnshire Council leader Cllr Liz Redfern welcomed the Government’s decision on the £450m Able Marine Energy Park – ‘minded to approve’. Cllr Liz Redfern is confident that the obstacles on the £450m Able Marine Energy Park will be resolved in time for the Government’s final decision in December. Cllr Liz Redfern, leader, North Lincolnshire […]
A proposed Offshore Renewable Energy Institute to be based in Dundee could come a step closer next week. Councillors will be asked at a meeting next week to back a £10,000 contribution to the creation of a detailed business plan for the institute. Will Dawson, convener of Dundee City Council’s city development committee said: “Such […]
Padraig McShane, a Councillor in Moyle, sees great opportunities in tidal energy project off Torr Head and has called the local business community in Ballycastle and the Glens to use them. Councillor McShane is about to meet with the developer Tidal Ventures Ltd, to discuss the project’s impact and potential, Ballymoney Times news site informs. […]
Orkney Islands Council has announced tender for tidal energy consultancy services worth approximately between £275,000 and £300,000. The services included in the tender are the investigation and detailed solutions for the wave overtopping problem generated from the East at No 2 Churchill barrier, Holm Sound, Orkney, as well as the review of data and study […]
Planning guidelines for renewable energy projects on the South Humber Gateway are to be set out by North Lincolnshire Council. (insidermedia) [mappress] Source: insidermedia, September 05, 2011
North Lincolnshire Council has produced planning guidelines designed to ensure its natural landscape is protected. By Julian Milnes (hvnplus) [mappress] Source: hvnplus, August 31, 2011
Three serious presentations at this morning’s workshop gave Myrtle Beach City Council members a lot to consider -- a smoking ban, offshore wind energy and youth violence prevention. Smoke Free Horry, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and a group of local activists offered pleas for Myrtle Beach to take charge of these three issues. […]
A TIDAL energy centre off the Island’s coastline could go ahead after all, if a new bid for government funding proves successful. Following the rejection of an earlier bid for £20million in regional growth funding, to create a tidal-powered Solent Ocean Energy Centre (SOEC) off the south coast of the Island, a reduced bid for […]
A skilled workforce capable of filling almost 50,000 new jobs in the energy sector is to be created in East Anglia, the leaders of three ... By Alistair Nelson (eadt) [mappress] Source: eadt, July 06, 2011;
The Highland Council has published a 10-point Action Plan which it is developing with key partners, to help plan for the growth of... (highland) [mappress] Source: highland, June 20, 2011
Martin Wright, Chief Executive of Marine Current Turbines Ltd, today (Tuesday, April 12th) met with Dr Michael Foxley, the Leader of The ... (marineturbines) [mappress] Source: marineturbines, April 13, 2011
Paul Magnette, serving chairman of the Council of EU Energy Ministers, was invited by the European and national MPs from EUFORES (European... (eutrio) [mappress] Source: eutrio, September 17, 2010;
The Imperial College London has conducted wind tunnel tests of energy kites, said to have helped the concept by Kite Power Systems (KPS) on its way to commercialization. Conducted by the Department of Aeronautics, the research is said to have produced data that helped KPS optimize its device to improve its efficiency and effectiveness, allowing it to […]
The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]
Rocks in the seabed off the UK coast could provide long-term storage locations for renewable energy production, according to the new research by the Universities of Edinburgh and Strathclyde. Engineers and geoscientists from the Universities of Edinburgh and Strathclyde used mathematical models to assess the potential of the process, called compressed air energy storage (CAES). […]
The Barnstable Town Council voted unanimously to approve a transmission cable at Covell’s Beach that will connect the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm with the regional electric power grid.
Proserv has set up an office at the OrbisEnergy hub in Lowestoft, UK, for its renewables division.