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  • 29 September 2011

      IT Power has been awarded a contract by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), as part of its China Prosperity Strategic Programme, to establish co-operation between the UK and China on Ocean Energy. Working with the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) at the University of Southampton and Chinese partners including the China National […]

  • 2 October 2015

    Indian Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), which was recently authorized as the Nodal Ministry for the use of offshore areas within the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), made the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy document available to the stakeholders and general public yesterday. Mark Leybourne, Senior Engineer at IT Power Consulting, which has been working on projects supporting the development of […]

  • 5 August 2013

    The Carbon Trust will now be applying the learning from its world leading work on offshore wind to help China meet its national target to grow its offshore wind capacity at the lowest cost from under 0.5GW today to 5GW by 2015 and to 30GW by 2030. The UK, with over 3GW installed, currently leads […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The British Embassy in Seoul has awarded a contract to the Korea Maritime University (KMU) and IT Power (ITP) to establish the “UK-Korea Ocean Energy Technology Co-operation Project”. This follows closely after the accord between Renewable UK and the Korean Wind Energy Industry Association (KWEIA) which was signed in London on 27th April. The new FCO project will facilitate […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Sustainability researchers at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen have been awarded more than £300,000 in funding to further develop their work which aims to create a viable marine energy industry in Indonesia. The Centre for Understanding Sustainable Practice (CUSP) at RGU, led by Dr. Alan Owen, have been awarded £183,000 from two UK Government […]

  • 13 June 2017

    The Carbon Trust has launched a new collaborative initiative, the Energy Systems Innovation Platform (ESIP), to solve key issues currently preventing a more effective transition to a low cost and low carbon energy system.

  • 7 May 2013

    Inna Braverman, 27, Co-founder and Marketing Director of Eco Wave Power, an advanced and promising wave Energy Company from Israel, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Business Green Leaders Awards of 2013 in the category of ‘Young Sustainability Executive of the Year’. Inna Braverman has been shortlisted, along with only three other nominees from a […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Centrica has appointed Jeff Bell as Chief Financial Officer (‘CFO’) with effect from 1 August 2015, at which time he will also join Centrica plc’s Board. Jeff was appointed interim CFO on 1 September last year following the departure of Nick Luff. He brings extensive experience in driving financial performance and has a strong track […]

  • 22 April 2014

    The International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) is the world’s largest and most significant event focused on the industrial development of marine renewable energy. It attracts between 700-900 participants representing utilities, project developers, device suppliers, supply chain companies, finance, government, and researchers from nearly 40 countries. ICOE 2014 will be taking place in Halifax, Nova […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Stefan Dohler, who is currently Senior Vice President for the Business Area Markets and a member of Vattenfall’s group executive management team, will assume the new post on 1 December, and Vattenfall has already initiated the recruitment process for a new Head of Business Area Markets. […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility at the University of Edinburgh has just joined AIRTO. AIRTO, the Association for Innovation, Research and Technology Organisations, brings together the country’s leading universities, businesses and research organisations to encourage enterprise and the commercial take up of scientific and technological advances. Together, AIRTO members’ represent a significant component of […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, announces that Joanne Curin, Chief Financial Officer, has decided to stand down from the Board of Lamprell plc and as Chief Financial Officer. Curin has guided the business through a key period and will […]

  • 26 December 2011

    MarineCo has acquired its second Twin Axe Catamaran Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610. Earlier this year MarineCo secured £9.5 million from Clydesdale Bank. With these funds they aimed to enter the renewable energy market, by acquiring two catamarans from Damen. The MarineCo was established in February 1996, with its head office in Edinburgh. [mappress] Offshore […]

  • 17 July 2014

    Marine Renewables Canada invites firms to submit a proposal for trade consulting services to provide matchmaking support for Canadian marine renewable energy companies who will be participating in the upcoming 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE). The event will take place at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax, NS Canada from November 4-6, […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Magnus Björkman has recently been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Sarens Group. Magnus is Swedish, 45 years old and graduated as MSc. in Business Administration at the Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden. He lives in Brussels and speaks fluently Swedish, English and French. Previously Magnus Björkman held various finance positions at the Volvo Construction […]

  • 13 October 2014

    During the first week of November the world’s leaders in marine renewable energy development will embark on Halifax for the 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE). This will be the first time ICOE has been held outside of Europe, a major accomplishment for Canada that presents new opportunities for companies and researchers to build […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Supervisory Board of Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth-largest manufacturer of wind turbines, has appointed Kirti Vagadia as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. The appointment is effective as of 1st December 2014. Tulsi R. Tanti, Chairman of the Suzlon Group and of the Senvion Supervisory Board […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hitachi Zosen Corporation and the Tokyo-based Eco Power Co. Ltd. have established a joint venture company to develop an offshore wind project off the Aomori Prefecture in Japan. The Nishikita offshore wind farm will comprise up to 125 wind turbines and have a capacity of 500MW. The turbines will have an individual capacity of between 4MW […]

  • 20 December 2011

    According to the decision of the Supervisory Board, the former CFO of SIAG Schaaf Industrie AG, Roland Schüttpelz has been dismissed with immediate effect. SIAG Schaaf Industrie AG has grown from a classical steel construction company to the leading supplier of the power generating industry in the past 15 years. Worldwide, the SIAG Group employs […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    At its meeting today, the E.ON Supervisory Board appointed Marc Spieker member of the Board of Management and future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of E.ON SE. He will join the Board on January 1, 2017 and take over the CFO position on April 1 from Michael Sen, who will then leave the company.  Marc Spieker […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy firm Aquamarine Power has appointed experienced financier Douglas Robb as their new Chief Financial Officer.  Robb’s role will be to bring in further private and public sector investment in support of the firm’s ambitious commercialisation plans.  Aquamarine Power is currently completing a major refit of their Oyster 800 wave machine which is scheduled […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has postponed the decision deadline for a Development Consent Order (DCO) related to Vattenfall’s 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project. The Secretary of State originally had until 10 December to issue a DCO decision. The statement confirming the new deadline for a decision […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2610 (or FCS 2610) is becoming a great vessel in the offshore wind industry. Recently, WINDEA Offshore GmbH & Co. KG signed a Letter of Intent with Damen Shipyards for the FCS 2610 in order to expand its all in all service portfolio for offshore wind farms. Windea plans to […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) has opened today at the Convention Centre Dublin. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), in association with the European Ocean Energy Association have organised this event. Around 900 international experts and world-leading companies in ocean energy from Australia, Europe and the United States have gathered in […]

  • 17 May 2013

    During last week, Eco Wave Power’s founders, Mr. David Leb (Founder and CEO) and Ms. Inna Braverman (Co-Founder & Marketing Director) arrived to Kempinski Hotel in Beijing in order to sign an initial collaboration agreement between EWP and a Chinese Governmental fund. The agreement was executed in an official signing ceremony, attended by high ranked […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Eco Wave Power Presented its wave energy technology to world leaders, signed the Caring for Climate Business Leadership Criteria on Carbon Pricing and made a commitment to the United Nations to establish a wave energy power plant in Gibraltar by the End of 2015, as part of this forum. Eco Wave Power, the Israeli company […]