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  • 2 June 2011

      An industry that is often affected by local opposition in the United States is that of wind energy development. It seems odd that businesses that attempt to bring clean energy and preserve the environment are frequently faced with disapproval from local communities. We talk about the necessary changes in our lifestyles in order to […]

  • 13 January 2011

    * The University of Zaragoza’s Gamesa Chair will encourage research coordination, training programmes and further study into the design of wind turbines, components and wind farms * Applied innovation and implementation of programmes to encourage the creation of tech-based companies are among the chair’s other aims * Gamesa has operated in the Aragon region for […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Authorities

    The Scottish Government today (Thursday 17th March) approved ScottishPower Renewables’ plans to develop a 10MW tidal power array in The Sound of Islay on Scotland’s west coast. The project, the first of its kind in the world, envisages generating enough renewable electricity to power the equivalent of the whole island. It is also the first […]

  • 22 July 2011

    As the demand for energy increases worldwide, the search for renewable and viable sources of power intensifies. Two Ryerson University researchers have taken that search underwater, and using Iran as a test case, have found that oceans and lakes could make an enormous contribution to global energy production.  “Bodies of water are a huge, untapped […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Environment

    The first Danish study into how one of the worlds largest wind farms affects marine life is now completed. It shows that the wind turbines and the fish live quite happily together. Indeed some species of fish have actually increased in number. As work is just beginning on Denmark’s newest and so far largest offshore […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to release its first-ever proposed rule limiting carbon dioxide pollution from existing power plants on June 2. The good news is wind energy is already helping nearly every state make progress toward whatever reductions the EPA will require and is an affordable and reliable compliance option for […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Huub den Rooijen, Head of Offshore Wind at The Crown Estate which manages the UK seabed, assesses the case for offshore wind in turbulent times and calls for greater transparency in debating energy future. UK has seen significant milestones hit, such as 4 GW of capacity now in operation – enough to meet the electricity demands […]

  • 1 July 2013

    Leading global companies Costain, Atkins, and Van Oord have reached agreements to partner with Tidal Lagoon Power Limited to design, build and deliver the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales as the company prepares for formal consultation due to begin on Thursday 4 July. Costain is one of the UK’s leading Tier One […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Authorities

      A £6.5 million investment to deliver a new generation of engineering leaders in renewable energy was announced today by the Business Secretary Vince Cable. Leading universities and industry will provide training for up to 50 of the best engineering students as part of a new Industrial Doctorate Centre in Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE). Working […]

  • 16 April 2012

    “This is the place to be for renewable energy and green growth”, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark, said in Copenhagen this morning at the opening of the European Wind Energy Association’s Annual Event. And with 25,000 jobs in the Danish wind sector, which provides 60 billion in Danish Kroner in exports per year, she’s […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Authorities

    In order to speed up offshore wind farm development, and to promote green energy economics, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has publicly announced the implementation of “The Incentive Program of Offshore Wind Power Demonstration System” on July 03, 2012, and officially declared to the world that Taiwan wind farm development has moved from onshore to […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited Chairman, Grant J Mooney, releases the following statement for the shareholders: Since we last met in 2011, Carnegie has continued to progress towards development of the Perth Wave Energy Project off Garden Island, here in Western Australia. In an era when global financial markets are reluctant to support investments in emerging […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Eco Wave Power has successfully installed a medium-scale wave energy power plant, in the Black Sea, during the month of April, 2012. The installation of EWP’s system, took place during that month in recognition of the international Mother Earth Day, celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The Black Sea provided Eco Wave Power […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Following the disposal of SeaEnergy Renewables Limited in June 2011, the Company has been actively focusing its core strategy of developing new ventures in the energy sector. It has concluded that the Company should focus on the building and acquiring of complementary service businesses, including the provision of operations and maintenance to offshore wind farms […]

  • 18 January 2012

    On January 16-19, the annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES) will gather in Abu Dhabi for the fifth time key political, business, academic and industry players from different parts of the world committed to satisfy our growing need for sustainable energy. As this year’s summit program is focusing on Powering Sustainable Innovation, the global wind […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Authorities, Technology

    The Welsh Government has given its approval to the development of the Skerries Tidal Stream Array, which will be Wales’ first commercial tidal energy farm. The Skerries tidal array, one of the largest of its kind to be consented in the UK, will be developed by Siemens-owned Marine Current Turbines (MCT) and will supply up […]

  • 27 February 2013

    The Obama Administration’s renewable energy program has authorized dozens of renewable energy projects on public lands and will hold the first-ever auctions for commercial wind development in the Atlantic this year, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar told offshore wind stakeholders at a conference in Boston. Salazar noted that the rapid progress – as well […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Reflecting its renewed competitiveness in the international market for small and medium sized commercial vessels, Austal has secured a new contract for the design and construction of three wind farm support vessels. The 27 metre catamarans will be used by UK-based Turbine Transfers to support wind turbine installation and maintenance activities in European waters. Austal […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Investors will receive further certainty today of how the government will support investment in new energy infrastructure through the Energy Bill, in order to keep the lights on and bills and emissions down. The draft Electricity Market Reform Delivery Plan, published today for consultation, provides detail on the support mechanism (long-term Contracts for Difference) and […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the wind sector for 2014. Global venture capital (VC) funding in the wind sector decreased to $311 million in 2014 compared to $455 million in 2013. Total funding into the wind […]

  • 12 November 2010

    Woodward Governor Company (NASDAQ: WGOV) today announced that it signed a multi-year agreement with REpower Systems AG, Germany that will substantially increase deliveries of Woodward wind power converters to REpower. As a result of this agreement, Woodward will extend its key supplier relationship to cover REpower’s full wind turbine portfolio, including onshore and offshore turbines. […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Technology

    Lifting and handling products manufactured by the J D Neuhaus company are engineered for performance, reliability and longevity when operating in extreme environments of dirt, dust, high humidity, and even potentially explosive atmospheres. Some of the toughest and more unusual conditions are currently experienced by today’s underwater aquanauts. Divers are very often working alone, in […]