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  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 7 February 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Federal Parliament of Belgium has proposed a target of 4GW of total installed offshore wind capacity by 2030 in the draft of the National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP). The draft of the NECP was presented on a workshop that the Federal Parliament organized with EUFORES (the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources) on 5 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power has been granted planning consent by East Lothian Council for the onshore cable works to connect its 450MW “Neart na Gaoithe” offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Fife, to the National Grid. East Lothian Council’s Planning Committee agreed on 18th June to grant consent for […]

  • 18 June 2014

    Wirral Council has launched a new campaign aimed at securing major, global investment into the borough from two growing sectors. The campaign, “Wirral – Ready, Now”, is targeting key businesses within the supply chains of the automotive and offshore wind and renewable energy sectors. The automotive industry in the UK is booming, and is the […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Aberdeen City and Shire will underline its commitment to the renewables industry in May with its largest ever showcase of renewable energy businesses at the prestigious All-Energy trade exhibition and conference in Aberdeen. The region’s pavilion at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) will feature more than 55 local businesses on a high-profile stand comprising […]

  • 22 February 2012

    The Technology and Innovation Centre will bring together academics and partners from industry and business – from across the international scene – to develop solutions to challenges which are central to economic regeneration and to address key technological challenges faced by society. It is due to be open for business in 2014. Professor Jim McDonald, […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Eric Pickles, visited Beacon Park, which forms part of the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone, in a meeting hosted by New Anglia LEP and Brandon Lewis, MP. The New Anglia Enterprise Zone is part of the first wave of Local Development Orders (LDOs) which have been approved in EZs across England. 6 out of […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Goldwind) announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2011 (the “reporting period”). In 2011, volatility in the domestic and global economies presented great challenges for China’s wind power industry. During the reporting period, to the Group generated revenues of RMB12,755.97 million and net profits of […]

  • 16 May 2013

    The first meeting of the new offshore wind sector council will take place today co-chaired by Keith Anderson, Chief Corporate Officer (CCO) of ScottishPower and Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon. The meeting comes as government and the industry prepare to deliver the offshore wind industrial strategy which will be published in the coming months. […]

  • 26 November 2013

    East of England representatives have returned from the offshore wind industry exhibition in Frankfurt with increased optimism about the region’s major role in the global windpower revolution. EWEA’s event attended around 500 exhibitors among which was a team from the Norfolk and Suffolk Energy Alliance (NSEA), promoting the EEEZ (the East of England Energy Zone). […]

  • 31 January 2012

    Edinburgh’s bid to host the Green Investment Bank (GIB) has received a significant boost following the endorsement of a group of leading international fund managers. Chief Executives from Standard Life, Baillie Gifford, Kames Capital, Artemis Investment, Martin Currie and Aberdeen Asset Management have written a joint letter to Vince Cable and officials at the Department […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has confirmed that the UK Government and the offshore wind industry are close to reaching a Sector Deal. 

  • 30 July 2012

    The Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters in the North of Scotland will today confirm their place on the global marine energy map with the launch of the area as a Marine Energy Park. Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker will welcome the launch of the marine park during a visit to Thurso in Caithness, […]

  • 24 February 2014

    The campaign to attract inward investment to the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ) is stepping up a notch this year as it targets potential investors at major offshore energy events in Europe. The zone, a joint enterprise by business and councils in Norfolk and Suffolk, will promote the region’s energy resources and assets nationally […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The East of England is the powerhouse of the global wind power sector – that’s the message it is taking straight to the heart of Europe. More than 1000 exhibitors are expected at the new international trade fair, WindEnergy Hamburg, on September 23-26 and the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ) is determined to wave […]

  • 6 June 2014

    A new global clean energy report shows Australia slipping behind the pace, with 144 countries now adopting renewable energy targets and renewable energy powering about a fifth of the world. Clean Energy Council Chief Executive David Green said while Australia’s renewable energy industry was increasingly at a standstill, the REN21 report showed strong global momentum […]

  • 24 January 2019

    The Crown Estate and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have published an updated and extended version of ‘A Guide to an Offshore Wind Farm’. The guide is intended to help a range of stakeholders and potential new market entrants understand how an offshore wind farm is built, operated and maintained. It is said to […]

  • 7 September 2011

    The POWER (Pushing Offshore Wind Energy Regions) cluster is a 3 year €4,998,942 project which aims to help develop the offshore wind industry in the North Sea region of Europe. It involves 18 partners from six European countries – Germany, the UK, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. The POWER Cluster project has recently concluded […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Wind Towers Ltd, the joint venture between SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy plc) and Marsh Wind Technology Ltd, the UK subsidiary of Marsh Global Holdings Ltd, has completed the purchase of the Skykon wind turbine tower manufacturing and assembly plant at Machrihanish, Campbeltown, from its Administrators. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has agreed to provide […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Global Energy Group and Siemens have signed a contract for the use of Nigg Energy Park fabrication yard on the Cromarty Firth during the construction of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. This multi million pound contract award is scheduled to commence in the spring of 2018 with every likelihood of retaining and creating in excess of […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership is to lead a Humber-wide presence at one of the UK’s largest renewable energy events. The LEP, together with businesses and local authorities, will be there under the Humber Renewables banner, promoting the area for trade and investment. Over 5,000 participants are expected at Renewable UK’s 34th Annual Conference and […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy company that is proposing to develop the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm off the coast of Fife, has submitted a planning application to East Lothian Council for the onshore works required to connect the wind farm to the National Grid. The planning application follows a period of […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Grid Connection

    Global renewable energy company Mainstream Renewable Power has finalised negotiations with UK’s National Grid for 5,000MW of “firm” access to be delivered to the UK National Grid from 2017 to 2020. The company’s Board today approved the second payment at a meeting of its Risk and Investment Committee. Since first announcing its “Energy Bridge” export […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), which helps to grow jobs and remove the barriers to business growth in Suffolk and Norfolk, will be targeting a new Enterprise Zone fund. The fund has been created by Government so that key infrastructure projects can be completed quickly. Funding will be targeted at sites capable of […]