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  • 5 January 2011

    The US is looking for clean, renewable energy sources to keep up with the country’s increasing energy demands. As such, wind energy… By Jessica E. DeMonte and Rebekah M. VanDrake (lexology) [mappress] Source: lexology, January 05, 2011

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    UK port owner and operator Peel Ports Group has completed the acquisition of Great Yarmouth Port Company Limited (GYPC), a river and sea port situated on the east coast of England with proximity to the development sites of some of the UK’s largest offshore wind projects. The port has been actively involved in the offshore wind […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Vessels

    The Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, was christened in Great Yarmouth on Thursday afternoon, 3 March.  The ceremonial champagne bottle was released by the vessel’s Godmother, Akiko Inoue, the wife of Seajacks’ chairman, Soichi Inoue. Seajacks’ CEO, Blair Ainslie, told almost 400 guests at the reception held on the quayside of […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Environment

    Why are environmentalists not demanding a high level of environmental scrutiny to the proposed development of windmills in the Great Lakes? By Russ Harding (mackinac) [mappress] Source: mackinac, August 19, 2010;

  • 4 October 2016

    Another two acres will be developed as part of Great Yarmouth Energy Park, after the Great Yarmouth Development Company, a joint venture between Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Norfolk County Council, and the owners of the Millora Works site signed acquisition contracts. The 50-acre energy park is being established to provide businesses related to the offshore energy sector with suitable land, close to […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    We are leaving what has arguably been the best year for offshore wind so far with a hope that the one ahead of us will be at least as eventful and successful as 2016 was, if not better. The Eurocents This year, we saw several tenders resulting in remarkably low prices. First, there was Borssele […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Vessels

    Seajacks Scylla, deemed the world’s largest and most advanced offshore wind farm installation vessel, arrived at the Port of Great Yarmouth today. In early December, Seajacks Scylla started her journey from a Samsung Heavy Industries yard in South Korea to the Port of Rotterdam on-board the heavy load carrier vessel HLV Osprey, however, bad weather […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Authorities

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing will urge industry experts to take advantage of the massive opportunity renewable energy presents to Scotland.The Minister will deliver the opening speech and take questions at a conference on the economics of renewables. And he will tell delegates that not only do the sums on renewable energy add up, but that […]

  • 29 October 2010
    Authorities

    The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Department of Energy hosted a workshop with the Great Lakes Wind Collaborative in Chicago on October 26 – 27, 2010, focused on the siting of offshore wind power in the Great Lakes. The two day workshop brought together wind developers, Federal and state regulators, environmental […]

  • 22 June 2011

     AS THE world economy catches its breath and prepares to advance, there never was a better time for the Government to promote renewable … [mappress] Source: irishtimes, June 22, 2011;

  • 23 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Optimism was the abiding theme at the annual meeting of Offshore Center Danmark, that took place on Friday 10 SeptemberThere are excellent… (denmark) [mappress] Source: denmark, September 23, 2010;

  • 24 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    The New York Power Authority wants to build a utility-size wind farm in Lake Erie. They’re calling it the Great Lakes Offshore Wind (GLOW)…   [mappress] Source: observertoday, March 23, 2010;

  • 26 April 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Grand Valley State University and Michigan Technological University joined a public-private business in search for funding of the initial engineering and design of the new floating turbine technology for the Great Lakes, according to Associated Press. Lead agency, requesting funding from the Department of Energy, is Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center. Its group includes […]

  • 22 November 2010

    Four years ago, surveying the U.S. president’s excellent strategic plan for climate change technology, I was struck by a detail on a map… By Bill Sweet (spectrum.ieee) [mappress] Source: spectrum.ieee, November 22, 2010;

  • 23 October 2013

    A delegation of 20 businesses from the south east region of Northern Ireland were in the Great Yarmouth area this week to share thoughts and knowledge on the renewable energy sector with East of England experts. The visit, hosted by EEEGR (the East of England Energy Group), was for companies which are part of the […]

  • 12 May 2011

    PORT MILLOM is a 16-acre site on the Duddon Estuary which was first used to transport pig iron from the town and bring iron ore to be…   By Ann McVea (nwemail) [mappress] Source: nwemail, May 12, 2011;

  • 4 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Peel Ports have agreed to reserve space at Great Yarmouth harbour to site an operations base for the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.

  • 25 May 2010

    LOWESTOFT’S growing position as a leading centre for the offshore wind energy industry was presented to an international audience at the….   [mappress] Source: lowestoftjournal, May 25, 2010;

  • 14 May 2014

    EMEC will be exhibiting and speaking at the All-Energy Exhibition and Conference 2014 in Aberdeen next week on 21st and 22nd May 2014. Aquatera will provide an update on the Performance Review of Maritime Support Services for Orkney. The Scottish Government funded project has explored and characterised the performance of Orkney-located vessels and associated services […]

  • 22 April 2012

    The EWEA Annual Event 2012 in Copenhagen has now drawn to a close. But what were the main messages of the Chairs of the six themed “tracks” – from policy to financing – to the wind energy industry and politicians? Uncertainty is very high in the market, in particular for the post-2020 years, Jan Serup […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The first consignment of Siemens wind turbine blades for the Galloper offshore wind farm have arrived at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth, the turbine maker’s assembly and installation base for the 336MW project.

  • 9 July 2012

    6,000 visitors were welcomed to Germany’s first trade fair for the offshore wind industry and WAB’s eighth offshore conference from 26 to 29 June 2012 in Bremen “Our expectations were more than met”, said Jens Eckhoff, managing director of the Offshore Wind Messe- und Veranstaltungs GmbH, after four successful days of the WINDFORCE 2012 fair. […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Alicat Workboats has created 30 new jobs in Great Yarmouth by signing a contract for two aluminum work boats, reports EDP 24. These boats are used to transfer workers to offshore wind turbines. Demand for the crew transfer vessels is rising with the expansion of the renewable energy sector and is higher than Alicat’s supply […]

  • 27 October 2010
    Authorities

    Will we see wind farms in the Great Lakes? The New York Power Authority says yes. The questions is: where? Richard Kessel, the Power… By Nikki Rudd (whec) [mappress] Source: whec, October 27, 2010;

  • 17 February 2016
    Vessels

    Seajacks has confirmed that Seajacks Scylla’s voyage recommenced. The vessel is scheduled to arrive in Great Yarmouth Port in time for her naming ceremony on Thursday, 3 March. In early December, Seajacks Scylla started her journey from a Samsung Heavy Industries yard in South Korea to the Port of Rotterdam on-board the heavy load carrier vessel […]

  • 15 March 2011

    The 20,000 people on the rugged islands of Orkney in Scotland’s extreme north are vastly outnumbered by sheep. But out to sea, beyond the… (hydroworld) [mappress] Source: hydroworld, March 15, 2011