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  • 23 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Aberdeen City Council is disappointed that the All-Energy conference is moving out of the city, but remains confident that the Granite City continues to be the home of the renewables and broader energy industry. The council, working in partnership with the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) plans to continue promoting the city as a renewables […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    London-based fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised EUR 850 million in its Clean Energy Fund III which will see investments in European offshore wind projects for the first time. Over 70% of Clean Energy Fund III will be invested in projects in the Eurozone with the UK also being an important market. This is the […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The Offshore Wind China 2012 Conference and Exhibition, Asia’s largest and the world’s second largest wind power event, will take place in Shanghai between 30 May and 1 June 2012, with the aim of promoting offshore wind power development not only locally in the Shanghai area but also worldwide. The exhibition session will take place […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    During his speech at Global Offshore Wind 2014, UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon disclosed that he recently initiated a review of the future of the UK offshore wind supply chain. The review will help find out what more can the industry and government do to support offshore wind development. Minister Fallon said that he will […]

  • 8 May 2013

    Arnaud Montebourg, Minister of Productive Recovery, Delphine Batho, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, and Frederic Cuvillier, Deputy Minister of Transport, Sea and Fisheries, welcomed the publication of the report on the prospects of development of marine renewable energy, which was presented on April 15 at the national debate on energy transition. This report […]

  • 24 October 2014

    European Heads of State missed the opportunity to set an ambitious target for renewable energy in the 2030 climate and energy framework, EWEA said today in a press release. Read the full release below: The European Council’s decision to set an EU-binding target of 27% showed a lack of ambition to improve Europe’s energy security. […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Adwen GmbH will shut down the production and repair plant in Bremerhaven and close the sites in Bremen and Emden, with the service operation in Bremerhaven remaining in place.

  • 20 June 2013

    On June 18, Charleston, South Carolina’s City Council passed a resolution in support of wind energy as an economic driver for the region. The resolution acknowledged that wind energy manufacturing currently employs nearly 3,000 South Carolinians and that there is a great opportunity for market growth. South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance (SCCEBA) applauds Charleston […]

  • 7 November 2013

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has welcomed its newest member Resolute Marine Energy (RME). RME is the first company from the emerging marine renewable energy sector, particularly in harnessing ocean wave energy, to join the global ocean industry leadership coalition. RME’s CEO Bill Staby stated that, “We see the need and value to working with […]

  • 2 April 2019

    By Stefano Santoni – Product & Market Manager, Wind Energy & Heavy Duty Division – DAVI. According to the report of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the global offshore wind market experienced a growth of 4.49GW of new capacity in 2018. The Global Wind Report acknowledges that nowadays there’s a total of 23GW of offshore […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The South West has today been named as the UK’s first Marine Energy Park, firmly placing the region on the international map for leadership in marine renewable energy. Climate Change Minister Greg Barker made the announcement on a visit to Bristol where he met with key members of the new initiative. The South West Marine […]

  • 22 May 2019

    The UK Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has launched a new task force dedicated to finding innovative solutions to make the best use of electricity generated by renewable sources, including offshore wind. The Solving the Integration Challenge research project is a key part of the Offshore Wind Sector Deal announced in March, RenewableUK said. A group of experts and […]

  • 21 June 2013

    The Global Alliance for 100% Renewable Energy criticises many legislators in Europe for still lacking full commitment to the transformation to renewable energy. At the European inauguration of the new Alliance in Munich, member organisations stated that renewable energy has become the key to Europe’s future economic and industrial development. However, according to the Alliance, […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The Windreich AG has welcomed the new regulations relating to the offshore wind farm connections. Balz, CEO of Windreich AG said: “It is good news for renewable energy in Germany that now the Federal Council approved the new rule on the liability issues in offshore wind farms grid connection. The existing provisions improve planning security […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    Following the announcement that the cable upgrade from Orkney to Caithness will be delayed until 2018, Orkney Islands Council has called for urgent talks with ministers. Besides the problems in securing planning consents and land acquisition, SSE said they are also facing problems in the global supply chain for subsea cables, reports Herald Scotland. Councillor […]

  • 31 January 2012

    First Minister Alex Salmond today welcomed the news that Korean giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is to base its first European offshore wind project in Fife in an inward venture worth up to £100m that is expected to create more than 500 new jobs in Scotland. The announcement came at the Scottish Offshore Wind and […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hull City Council has welcomed today’s news that Siemens is advertising its first two jobs at Green Port Hull. The global energy giant is now recruiting for the positions of Personal Assistant and Quantity Surveyor at the wind turbine production and installation facilities it is building at sites in Hull and Paull. The positions will […]

  • 25 May 2017

    More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is launching a ten-year programme to support the growth of UK businesses looking to capitalise on the opportunities offered by offshore wind. The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) will be delivered by Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult which will support supply chain companies to enable their growth and increase their competitiveness. The GBP 100 […]

  • 12 October 2017

    RenewableUK and the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) have welcomed the UK Government making available up to GBP 557 million for the future Contract for Difference (CfD) auctions and the announcement that the next CfD round will be held in spring 2019.

  • 29 April 2013

    The trade fair companies in Hamburg and Husum have worked out an industry solution for organisation of wind energy fairs in Germany. From September 2014 they will jointly hold the leading international wind fair in Hamburg once every two years. From September 2015 they will also jointly hold a national wind industry fair in Husum, […]

  • 9 September 2011

      As the first international certification body DNV has received accreditation in Korea to deliver type and project certification of wind turbines and wind farms. Due to the accreditation from the Dutch Accreditation Council, DNV now has official approval to handle all aspects of the certification work using its local wind experts. This provides a […]

  • 7 September 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Researchers from the UK and China will collaborate on five projects to develop the next generation of offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) said.

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Energy Industries Council (EIC) and the World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind. Under the MoU signed in Aberdeen, the two parties agreed to cooperate on offshore wind supply chain project activities. “We work extensively with supply chain companies and especially those diversifying from oil […]

  • 8 March 2012

    A delegation from Massachusetts is planning a five-day trip to Europe next week to learn more about best practice in developing offshore wind and gather more information about its supporting industries, reports South Coast Today. Matt Morrissey, executive director for the city’s Economic Development Council, will accompany a group of delegates among which there are […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The UK government has awarded a floating wind project led by Wave Hub with early-stage funding that could result in a further longer-term investment of later this year if the early stage of the project development is successful. The South West Floating Offshore Wind Accelerator is one of 17 projects shortlisted by UK Research and […]