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8 March 2016 Business & Finance, Environment

UK-based renewable energy company RES has appointed Steven Hughes to the position of Global Asset Management Director, a post created to accelerate the company's growth in this area of the business across a range of low carbon technologies. Hughes' new role will encompass all of the company's global asset management activity, where over 100 people manage more […]

1 March 2016 R&D informed that it had added QYResearch's Global Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Consumption 2016 Market Research Report to its research reports repository. The report looks into the various aspects that will increase the utilization of these vessels for wind energy generation globally in 2016, and analyzes the steady growth trajectory exhibited by the offshore wind power market across […]

3 February 2016 Business & Finance

Global Marine Systems Limited has acquired a majority interest in CWind Limited.  CWind has supported the construction and operation of over 26 wind farms in the North Sea, Irish Sea and the Baltic. In 2014, the company opened an office based in Bremen, Germany. Ian Douglas, CEO of Global Marine, said: “I strongly believe the acquisition of CWind […]

18 January 2016 Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

Dramatically scaling up renewables in the global energy mix by 2030 would increase global gross domestic product (GDP), social welfare and employment worldwide, according to a new report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy Benefits: Measuring the Economics, finds that achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable energy in the global energy mix […]

15 December 2015 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

A report on the global wind farm operations and maintenance market, with a special focus on China, has been released. Reportbuyer has informed it added the "Global and China Wind Farm O&M Industry Report, 2015-2018" by ResearchInChina to its offering. In 2014, the global wind farm O&M market size hit USD 9.25 billion, representing a […]

10 December 2015 Technology

Global Marine Systems Limited, the UK-based company specializing in subsea cable route design, installation and maintenance, has launched a free augmented reality app. The GMSL app shows 3D models overlaying static images in real-time via the camera view of either a smartphone or tablet. Users can take a 3D tour of installation vessel C.S. Sovereign or the Q1000 ROV. […]

9 December 2015 Business & Finance

Research and Markets has added the "Global Wind Turbine Industry - Statistics, Small Wind Turbine Market Analysis, Value Chain Analysis & Forecast 2001-2020" report to their offering. Divided into six sections, the report provides an in-depth analysis of the global wind turbine market. The global wind energy industry is analyzed through a market profile and statistics, wind […]

7 December 2015 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

The global wind turbine O&M market stood at USD 9.3 billion in 2014 and is likely to reach USD 20.6 billion by 2023, expanding at a CAGR of 8.8% between 2015 and 2023, according to a new report. Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Wind Turbine Operations and Maintenance Market - Global […]

23 November 2015

Emission reductions from renewables, coupled with energy efficiency improvements, must be at the heart of any effort to limit global temperature rise to two degrees Celsius, according to a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). REthinking Energy 2015 – Renewable Energy and Climate, finds that achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable […]

17 November 2015

Amrumbank MPI Adventure installed the last turbine blade at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm in early September. The installation work started in February, with the vessels operating in water depths of approximately 25m. Amrumbank West is located approximately 35km north of Helgoland and 37km west of Amrum in the German part of the North Sea. The wind […]

16 November 2015 Business & Finance

Global Marine Systems Limited is re-entering the offshore renewables market after a three-year absence, the company informed in a press release issued today. Global Marine highlighted its recent contract for an inter-array project at the Wikinger offshore wind farm as the one that marked its return to the market. “Although we are announcing our re-entry into the power market, we are […]

16 September 2015

The UK is to host the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) for the first time. The event, now in its tenth year, will come to Edinburgh from February 23-25, 2016, and will be designed by an international committee of experts and industry organisations. Previous ICOE events have been held in Spain, Nova Scotia, France, […]

3 September 2015 Grid Connection, Vessels

Prysmian Group has chartered Global Marine Systems Limited’s cable-laying vessel, the C.S. Sovereign, for the work on 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. Her remit will be to install inter array cables, from mid-2016 into early 2017, at the German offshore wind farm that is currently estimated to be providing power for nearly […]

2 September 2015 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Germany's 400MW Global Tech I offshore wind farm has been inaugurated. The ceremony was attended by Olaf Scholz, First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Dr. Carsten Sieling, Mayor of the Hanseatic City of Bremen, and Olaf Lies, Minister for Economic Affairs of the State of Lower Saxony, together with shareholders and management […]

25 June 2015

Keith Anderson, CEO of ScottishPower Renewables, addressed the Renewable UK Global Offshore Wind Conference in London today. He called for stable regulation and close working between the industry and the Government in order to ensure that the UK gains the maximum benefits from the offshore wind power industry. In his speech, Keith Anderson said: “The […]

23 June 2015 Technology

Smartphone users can now access the most reliable data on global renewable energy potential, for free, thanks to an application launched by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Global Atlas pocket, now available on all platforms including BlackBerry® 10, iOS, Android™ and Windows Phone®, is the only global tool of its kind, combining 1,000 […]

18 June 2015

MAKE’s Q2/2015 Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update presents an analysis of global and regional wind power installation forecasts through 2024. An urgency in China to connect projects to the grid in 2015 ahead of both a change in FIT levels and the end of the 12th Five-Year Plan, has the largest impact on MAKE’s […]

12 June 2015 Authorities

The Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP has been confirmed as the Political Keynote Speaker for Day 1 of Global Offshore Wind 2015. Amber Rudd MP was appointed Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change on 11 May 2015. She had previously been Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department since July 2014. She […]

3 June 2015

Four years after founding GRS German Renewables Shipbrokers, the German specialist shipbroker is giving itself a new name. “Adopting a global mind-set to the way we operate is what our business does each day. So it was logical that we wanted the company’s name to reflect this aspect”, explains Philippe Schönefeld, GRS managing partner. “From […]

8 May 2015 Business & Finance has added a recent report by GlobalData to its offering, which covers the latest developments in the global wind turbine market. GlobalData's report, Wind Regains Momentum in 2014 and Industry Outlook Improves, reveals that the global wind turbine market is expected to see increased growth in the coming years. In 2014, the global market experienced […]

7 May 2015 Business & Finance, R&D

Germany will become the world’s leading market for annual offshore wind turbine installations in 2015, with the country set to add an impressive 2,071 Megawatts (MW) this year, an almost fourfold increase from the 529 MW added in 2014, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that global annual offshore […]

23 April 2015 Operations & Maintenance

Global Wind Service (GWS) has secured Labour hire contracts for installation at UK and Dutch offshore wind sites Kentish Flats and Luchterduinen. The Kentish Flats Extension project will commence in mid-June 2015 and will see the installation of 15 MHI Vestas 3.3MW V112 wind turbines. Installation has already commenced this month at Luchterduinen wind farm […]

21 April 2015 Business & Finance, R&D

The Japanese classification society ClassNK held a press conference on 20 April in Singapore to promote the activities of its new Global Research and Innovation Center (GRIC). Joined by representatives from Nanyang Technological University, ClassNK Executive Vice President Tetsuya Kinoshita explained the rationale behind GRIC and the current goals for the center. The two main […]

13 April 2015 Business & Finance

Global investment in clean energy was $50.5bn in the first quarter of 2015, down 15% from Q1 2014. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the Q1 figures show that investment in Europe slipped 30% compared to first quarter 2014, to $9.7bn, while that in China fell 24% to $11bn. Investment in the US edged up […]

2 April 2015

The World Energy Council (WEC) has welcomed DNV GL as the newest member of its Global Partner programme. DNV GL delivers testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Its expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, sustainable energy use, […]

30 March 2015 Business & Finance

According to a new report from BTM Consult, a part of Navigant Research, worldwide wind power installations grew by 42 percent year-over-year in 2014.Growth in China, Germany, and the United States led to a record year for wind installations. The new report covers developments in the wind energy sector during 2014, including an analysis of the important changes […]