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  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    The European Commission’s ”leaked” plan to end the “priority dispatch” for renewable energy in electricity grids is set to harm investments in European wind and solar power systems to the tune of billions of Euros, according to European industry initiative EU ProSun.  According to an article published in the Guardian newspaper on 1 November, the European […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    East Anglia has become the “epicentre” of the UK’s oil, gas and renewables industry over the past five years, according to EEEGR member Cooper Lomaz. In its latest Recruitment Salary Survey, which provides a regional barometer of employment and remuneration, Cooper Lomaz found that the jobs market for oil and gas workers in the region […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Money must be invested in skills if Scotland’s emerging renewable energy sector is to take off, the Scottish Parliament has heard.   By Sian Harrington (hrmagazine) [mappress] Source: hrmagazine, February 21, 2011

  • 28 August 2013

    The tradeoff between rising energy costs and the low carbon agenda continues to see policy makers retreating from traditional renewable energy support mechanisms; forcing the industry to look for innovative financing solutions. At the same time, energy mix optimization has come to the fore, particularly in emerging markets, with governments increasingly seeing the need to […]

  • 7 December 2011

    THE latest bid to revive plans for a Severn barrage comes at a time when the renewable energy sector is facing increasing problems.   by Chris Kelsey (walesonline) [mappress] Source: walesonline, December 07, 2011; Image: seagen

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Hull-based marine consultants McAusland & Turner has formed a new venture, MCT Offshore, in response to the recent local investments by major global players in the renewables industry and the recent downturn in oil prices. The new venture will focus on both the offshore and renewables sectors providing manpower and third party assessment services. McAusland And Turner’s […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    As the need for energy security drives investment in renewable energy, the insurance industry is responding by providing innovative products to mitigate some of the potential volatility. Global investment in renewables fell by 14% during 2013, but the percentage of electricity generated by renewable sources still grew, according to the United Nations Environment Program. Renewables […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Training & Education

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is holding a workshop together with Narec Distributed Energy on the topic of connecting renewable energy and battery technologies to the electricity grid.

  • 11 December 2014

    MacArtney has chosen to unify a vast pool of its technical expertise, operational experience and marine renewable energy industry leading connectivity solutions under the new and dedicated ‘GreenLink’ brand. Given the finite nature of fossil energy sources such as coal, oil and natural gas, alternative marine based energy sources have seen a surge in global […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Chinese government’s energy and other regulatory agencies have obliged all transmission system operators (TSOs) to grid-connect all renewable energy facilities that meet technical requirements of their networks.  The requirement has been issued by National Development and Reform Commission and National Energy Administration. According to the document, the new rules are helping secure the proportion of non-fossil energy consumption […]

  • 9 May 2011

      Fast growing engineering consultancy Xodus Group is bolstering its impressive renewables credentials by acquiring an industry leading specialist consultancy. Xodus has acquired Anglesey based James Ingram & Associates for an undisclosed sum, bringing a powerhouse of offshore wind, wave and tidal experience into the fold. The move comes as Xodus launches its new Low […]

  • 2 March 2011

    Government reforms of the energy market will be crucial in deciding whether the UK will meet its renewable energy and emission targets, the…   by Martin Ellis (uswitch) [mappress]   Source: uswitch , March 02, 2011

  • 19 June 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    It is expected that over 5,000 jobs could be created by the development of the marine renewable industry in the south west of the country…   (ibtimes) [mappress] Source: ibtimes, June 20, 2011;

  • 3 October 2013

    New figures from the UK Government have shown that more than 10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions were displaced by renewable electricity generation in Scotland – up by almost a quarter from the previous year. Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said: “Last week’s climate change report reinforced the need for concerted action to […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training has joined forces with Newcastle College by running its Fundamental Skills for Offshore Technicians course with its students. Newcastle College has provided 55 of its students to undergo the six week course, after Maersk Training secured funding to provide the programme exclusively. The course, which was launched in October last year, has been specifically […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The new Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, met with leaders of the Scottish renewables industry on the fringes of the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference in Inverness. Organised by Scottish Renewables, the roundtable meeting included representatives from SSE, RES, EDPr, Repsol, RWE Npower, Renewable UK and Inverness College, and focussed on […]

  • 31 March 2011

    The Crown Estate has today, 1 April 2011, launched a discussion process with the renewable energy industry on the design and development of offshore wind and tidal energy in Northern Ireland. The ‘design discussion’ will run until 31 May 2011. Industry views are being sought on how areas of the seabed could be made available […]

  • 17 February 2015

    Major industry players and government officials will be speaking at RenewableUK’s 12th Annual Wave & Tidal Conference & Exhibition to be held on February 25 and 26 in Edinburgh, UK.  This year’s conference, will see speakers as Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing, industry experts Peter Fraenkel, Jason Hayman, Paul Morris and Barry Carruthers, and Maf Smith, the Deputy Chief Executive of RenewableUK. […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Anders Jansson, CEO of Nordic marine energy technology company Minesto, has compiled his predictions on which three trends will be the strongest in the renewable and marine energy industries in 2015.  A commercial breakpoint Mature technologies in renewable energy, e.g. solar and wind energy, have reached a technical and commercial breakpoint where they compete with conventional […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dale Power Solutions of Scarborough, which makes and services uninterrupted power systems and generators, is the latest company to join Hull-based Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA), as the company is targeting the Humber region because of its increasing importance as a renewable energy hub. Mark Carter, business support manager at Dale Power, said there was endless […]

  • 2 December 2011

    INNOVATION is vital if firms want to succeed in the Humber’s renewables industry, according to experts at a Hull company backing a green energy award. BCG Bridgepoint, which provides support to small businesses wanting to secure public sector work, is sponsoring the innovation category of the Humber Renewables Awards 2012. The accolades – the first […]

  • 1 March 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The renewable energy industry in Scotland could be costing more jobs than it actually creates, a report has warned.   (scotsman) [mappress]   Source: scotsman, March 01, 2011  

  • 1 March 2012

    Moray Port could be used as a key base for offshore renewables industry, reports Press and Journal. Green Energy companies think that Buckie is appropriate to use potential of the 400 planned turbines. Buckie harbour consists of four basins which can accommodate vessels up to 80m in length and 4.2m draught at M.L.W.S. tides. It […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    The GWS presented a study which shows that German renewable energy industry’s expansion will increase employment from current 382,000 to 600,000 jobs by 2030, the Reuters writes. A variety of working positions has been taken into account in the study, from constructors and maintainers of renewable energy equipment to those who are indirectly involved in […]

  • 30 November 2011

    RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association, has welcomed a series of Government announcements giving strong support to the renewables sector. At a business conference in London, the Prime Minister David Cameron declared: “I see offshore wind as a significant energy and industrial opportunity for the UK, and one that I am determined to seize”. He […]

  • 11 April 2012

      The NFFO West Coast Committee has made substantial progress in establishing a working dialogue with the growing marine renewables interests in the Irish Sea, following a period of soured relations and misunderstandings. The Committee observed at its recent meeting in Morecambe on 29th March that a new era of dialogue had opened up. The […]