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  • 17 November 2011

    Although recession has slowed U.S. energy demand, organizers of the annual Nebraska Wind Conference in Kearney… [mappress] Source: kearneyhub, November 17, 2011

  • 17 February 2012

    MPI Offshore have been announced as the inaugural winner of the Offshore Renewables award at the recent Annual Offshore Support Journal awards held in London. The company was given the award for its new generation of wind turbine installation vessels.  Peter Robinson, Managing Director said: “We are delighted to be recognised with this award. It […]

  • 31 August 2012

    The world’s energy crisis has necessitated a radical shift among policy makers and industry participants. Increased awareness surrounding the impacts of climate change has driven an aggressive decarbonising strategy, spearheaded by the Renewable Energy industry. The United Kingdom currently supplies 8.6% of its total electricity from renewable sources, representing a significant increase from 1.5% in […]

  • 11 April 2012

    MeteoGroup, Europe’s largest private weather forecasting company, is a leading player in the provision of wind and power forecasts for the renewables market and has doubled its market share in the past year. MeteoGroup has proven experience in the wind energy market and has supplied wind forecasts to major contractors throughout Europe for a number […]

  • 20 July 2016

    European renewable associations have issued a joint statement saying legislative proposals must now deliver on the binding renewable energy target.  In October 2014, 28 EU Heads of State agreed that a binding target for renewables should be set at the EU level to meet their collective climate and energy ambition. Since then, the European Parliament […]

  • 28 September 2011

    Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA) brings the 27th Annual Texas Renewables 2011 Conference to Corpus Christi, a growing hot spot for renewable energy development. Industry leadership will gather at the American Bank Center from November 6 – 9th. The South Texas coastal bend is emerging as the state’s new frontier for renewable energy development […]

  • 26 June 2012

    RenewableUK has expressed disappointment that Vestas will not be proceeding with plans to build a manufacturing facility in Sheerness, but stated the prospects for offshore wind manufacturing and employment in the UK remain high. Maria McCaffery, CEO of RenewableUK stated: “Naturally we are disappointed with this decision, but as the world-leader in offshore wind, the UK […]

  • 31 October 2013

    A new collaboration agreement announced today (Thursday Oct 31) will champion small and medium-sized (SME) companies’ ambitions to bring innovation to the energy industry. The agreement will see the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult working closely with the private sector backed Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) to bring new technology to commercial reality in the offshore […]

  • 21 March 2013

    KEY announcements in the Budget, delivered by Chancellor George Osborne, could be positive for the Humber’s renewables industry, according to an accountant working in the sector. Looking at the impact the Budget will have on the region’s renewables industry, Andrew Manderfield, partner at Streets Chartered Accountant, said there were two areas in particular that were […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    A new desktop tool which will allow offshore renewable energy developers to assess the likely impacts of their projects on marine mammal populations has been developed by scientists at the University of St Andrews and SMRU Marine, a university spin-out company. The tool – known as the Interim PCOD (Population Consequences of Disturbance) Model – […]

  • 10 January 2011

    China’s Vice Premier Li Keqiang will kick off a four-day visit to the U.K. Sunday in Edinburgh, focusing on Scotland’s renewables and low-… By Jean Yung (nasdaq) [mappress] Source: nasdaq, January 10, 2011

  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Scotland’s Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse, has called on the UK government to ensure that renewable energy investment is a key priority in their forthcoming Industrial Strategy. Renewable energy resources have grown to become a major industrial sector in Scotland, with 14,000 people, among a total of 43,500 in low carbon sectors, […]

  • 29 January 2013

    An innovative renewable energy initiative aimed at accelerating the growth of the industry’s supply chain is to be launched at a major Scottish offshore wind conference being held in Aberdeen today. Scottish Renewables and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) have developed a new Supply Chain Share Fair. It is being introduced as part of Scottish […]

  • 23 June 2011

    The renewable energy industry is developing rapidly in response to ambitious targets set by the UK government. As a nation, they’ve got to reduce CO2 emissions and increase power generation from renewable sources such as wind, wave and tidal power. They are, literally, at sea in new territory and as a consequence may suffer from […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Catherine Birkbeck, Grid and Markets Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “These new proposals by Ofgem means Scotland’s electricity generated from renewable sources such as onshore wind will reach more homes and businesses across the country than ever before.  “It is especially important for the north east of Scotland and the islands where we have […]

  • 3 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) have today announced that they are merging to form a national champion for the development and cost reduction of offshore wind, wave and tidal energy across the UK. The move will see the world-class research, development, demonstration and testing facilities of Narec […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    A major report by Scottish Renewables has revealed more than 11,000 jobs in the renewable energy industry in Scotland. The study ‘Delivering the Ambition: employment in renewable energy in Scotland’, which will be launched at the Scottish Renewables Annual Conference in Edinburgh (27 March), is the first comprehensive assessment of full-time equivalent posts in Scotland […]

  • 9 February 2016

    European renewable energy industry organisations, including EWEA and Ocean Energy Europe, have issued a document identifying ten priorities for the 2016 renewables legislative package to regain global leadership in renewable energy. The position paper on post-2020 renewable energy framework sets out recommendations to enable the cost-effective fulfilment of both the 2030 renewable energy target and the EU’s […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    South West companies attending the Offshore Energy Supply Chain Event, hosted by RWE and Regen SW at Sandy Park, Exeter, have been urged to target the offshore wind and marine energy sectors to develop new business opportunities and secure a share of this multi-billion pound industry. Over 160 potential offshore-wind supply chain companies, including a […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    EDP Renewables has called on the offshore wind industry to work together to promote supply chain opportunities in the sector for regional businesses in the North of Scotland. At an event held by the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), EDPR Director Dan Finch urged the offshore wind industry to work in close partnership with the private and public […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The RenewableUK Board has appointed Equinor’s Stephen Bull as the new Chairman and National Grid’s Roisin Quinn as the Vice Chairman, following the election of new board members in May.

  • 18 March 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    In “Beyond Integration: Three dynamics reshaping renewables and the grid”, a recent global industry research initiative, DNV GL gathered views from over 1,600 energy sector participants across more than 70 countries. The study addressed key questions on how to best move forward the integration of renewables into the global electricity grids to ensure the future […]

  • 21 April 2015

    Hamburg-based German Renewables Shipbrokers helped in bringing British freight ferry as accommodation vessel into the offshore renewables market. Up to 150 berths for offshore technicians at the windfarm “Nordsee-Ost” were provided by the freight ferry “European Seaway”. For this project the vessel operator, the British shipping company P&O Offshore Energy Ltd, carried out significant modifications […]

  • 13 April 2011
    Grid Connection

    The European Union, China, and the United States have all made significant commitments to renewable energy deployment, at either the… By Letha Tawney (wri) [mappress] Source: wri, April 13, 2011

  • 14 January 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    A collaboration between the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and GnoSys Global Ltd is supporting the development of a new insulation material for power cables to improve their performance in the onshore and offshore renewable energy industries and drive down whole life network costs. New, more reliable electrical connections are needed to meet the growing […]

  • 5 June 2012

     ABB, the wind industry’s leading power technology solutions provider, recently announced several major technological developments from the floor at the annual AWEA WINDPOWER 2012 conference and exhibition. Roger Rosenqvist, ABB vice president, business development, will be making the case for offshore wind and HVDC in the US with a presentation highlighting ABB’s successful offshore wind […]