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  • 27 September 2010
    Technology

    AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV) one of the world’s leading providers of engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, today announced the release of the first 64-bit versions of its powerful visualisation and design communication technologies. This enables designers to take advantage of the greatly increased processing power of the […]

  • 26 June 2014

    A&P Falmouth has completed its second major renewables project, after leading wave energy firm Seatricity’s next generation Oceanus 2 device left the docks on Saturday for Wave Hub. The wave energy converting device – a 10m diameter floating ring made from marine grade aluminium – will be the first device to be deployed for testing […]

  • 8 May 2013
    R&D

    Sea Wave Energy Ltd. (SWEL) is a new-entrant renewable energy business, focused on the marine sector. It was established to exploit the intellectual property of its Waveline Magnet device, a wave energy converter that is the culmination of eight years’ research and development. In March 2013, the latest version of the Waveline Magnet, the 12 […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Minimising the impacts of underwater noise from piling activities is an important environmental issue. Foundations for offshore wind farms require piling, either heavy piling for monopiles or piling to a lighter degree for jackets. Up to now the offshore wind industry has used hammers to carry out this work. Dutch engineering company Dieseko Group is […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “New energy concept. Safe. Hands on.” – is the keynote for the strategic reorientation of EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG. This strategic reorientation is how the company is responding to major changes in the energy sector, and with which it aims to tap long-term growth opportunities. “Our EnBW 2020 Strategy represents a clear commitment to the […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Wind energy can create economic activity and jobs, while saving money – that’s one of the conclusions Christian Kjaer, CEO of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), reaches in an opinion article published today in advance of the beginning of the European Council informal growth summit. Kjaer also said in the Windpower Monthly article that […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The report ‘Renewable Energy: Vision or Mirage’, released today (MONDAY) by the Adam Smith Institute and Scientific Alliance, reveals that the government’s focus on renewable energy sources is misguided. The UK’s plans for renewables are unrealistic, and these technologies cannot provide the secure energy supply the country needs. Present policies will lead to an energy […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Full power output has been achieved more than two months ahead of schedule from West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, a major renewable energy project which has been developed by ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy in the Irish Sea. The news came on the day that the 389 megawatt (MW) windfarm was officially opened by […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Environment, R&D

    A consortium of five international energy companies has taken the initiative to launch the DEPONS (Disturbance Effects on the Harbour Porpoise Population in the North Sea) research project, which aims to study how the population of harbour porpoises in the North Sea is affected when new offshore wind farms are built. Spearheading the consortium is […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Technology

    Designs for an iconic offshore visitor, operations and maintenance building have been finalised, providing an educational, cultural and leisure base for local people and the 100,000 visitors expected to want to come and see Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon each year once it is up and running in 2018. The 3,500 m2 landmark building has been […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2012
    R&D

    As voters contemplate who will occupy the White House and Congress in the years ahead, The Center for the Next Generation and the Center for American Progress released “Regional Energy, National Solutions,” a new report that argues that the United States needs a long-term strategy to achieve climate stability, economic prosperity, and energy security using […]

  • 27 February 2013

    In a new report, the UK’s wave and tidal energy industries warn that they will only be able to grow successfully if they get the right level of support from Government – otherwise Britain risks surrendering its world lead in marine energy. The study by RenewableUK says the biggest shake-up of the energy sector for […]

  • 17 April 2012
    R&D

    The global challenge in the field of energy is increasing. Prices on traditional fossil energy are increasing and governments are constantly looking for alternatives with a sustainable profile. This puts wind on the agenda as an energy source that is an operational alternative, and it demands for wind energy to become competitive compared with other […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has issued a preliminary environmental information report revealing project details related to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm.

  • 1 January 2020

    With 2019 now behind us, our editorial team looks back on what shaped the offshore wind industry in the last year of the decade. Below is a subjective list highlighting some of the most impactful events in the sector: UK Offshore Wind Strike Prices Slide Down to GBP 39.65/MWh Offshore wind projects selected in the […]

  • 24 April 2013

    All-Energy 2013, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference opens in Aberdeen four weeks’ today on Wednesday 22 May. The two-day event, the largest in its 13-show history, has some 580 exhibitors filling 8,000m2 (net) at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC); over 320 speakers from home and overseas in the world-class multi-stream […]

  • 21 August 2014

    DNV GL (uniting DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification) will offer key insights into the most pressing issues facing the energy industry today and in the future at the CIGRE session for electric power systems in Paris between the 25th and 29th of August 2014 (stand number 355). “At a time of great […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A new report published by the Carbon Trust has highlighted the key areas for policy makers to consider in order to develop a world leading market for floating wind in the UK. Recommendations for policy and regulatory measures include a viable support mechanism to secure the UK’s position as a world leader in floating wind, as well […]

  • 30 May 2012

      The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound urged residents and businesses to speak out against the wildly overpriced Cape Wind project that would cost Massachusetts ratepayers billions during a Department of Public Utilities hearing in Boston on Wednesday, May 30th at 7 p.m. NStar is seeking approval to purchase 27.5 percent of Cape Wind’s power […]

  • 11 June 2013

    Two Cornish companies have won an international contract to work on a multi-million pound project to develop a floating wind turbine at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility. The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) confirmed earlier this year that Wave Hub had been chosen as its preferred location to develop, build and test a […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Authorities

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing today confirmed levels of support for renewables in Scotland for the next four years – including the retention of current rates for hydro, reductions in support for onshore wind and biomass, and a proposal for higher support for offshore wind. Announcing the proposals in a statement to Parliament, Mr Ewing said […]

  • 20 June 2013

    With two Ministers both making powerful and highly significant statements, All-Energy got off to a flying start when the thirteenth in the annual series was held 22 and 23 May at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. Rt Hon Ed Davey MP, Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) was able to announce […]

  • 21 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    OGN, already a major player in the oil and gas offshore construction sector, has received a vote of confidence from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills as part of Round Three of the Regional Growth Fund for its expansion into the offshore wind industry. The North East economy will share in the benefit with […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The World Wind Energy Association and the German Wind Energy Association welcome the presence of those 500 participants from 45 countries attending the conference, from wind and all other renewable energy technologies. The conference took place at a time which has brought “Energiewende” – the transformation of the energy system towards renewable energy – on […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    In his State of the State address delivered yesterday, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo expressed support for the development of offshore wind power in the lease area for which Statoil won the rights at the government’s lease sale in December, and proposed a commitment to develop up to 2.4GW of offshore wind by 2030. To ensure the […]