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  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Calls for the UK government to give the offshore wind industry a clear steer on how the next round of developments will be funded were made as Siemens’ turbines were confirmed for East Anglia One. As the UK industry was heartened by ScottishPower Renewables’ opting for as much UK content as possible in the 714MW […]

  • 19 May 2014
    R&D

    SgurrEnergy will be joined by expert guest speakers from the worlds of industry and academia for an in-depth seminar looking at how and why measurement holds the key to the future of the offshore wind sector.   The seminar, titled The vital role of measurements in securing long term viability for the offshore wind sector, will […]

  • 30 November 2012

    SSE has released a comment on publication of the UK Energy Bill: The Government has just published over a thousand pages of information, which shows just how complicated the proposed electricity market reforms have become. We are hopeful that the Bill will provide the clarity that we require to make major low-carbon and gas investments, […]

  • 17 October 2016

    As we are gearing up for the Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) we want to take you back a couple of months to how we developed the program together with our OWC advisor and partner Chris Westra. Looking back we asked Westra to reminisce on the initial idea of the program. “Our starting point was to […]

  • 19 May 2015

    TenneT will hold a converter station Open Day in Heede on Saturday, May 23, when three converter stations for grid connection projects DolWin1, DolWin2 and DolWin3 will be visited. TenneT has realized a total of twelve offshore grid connection projects, six of which are already in operation, two more are expected to follow in 2015, and the […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Authorities

    The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched consultation on marine renewables such as floating wind to see how the government could support marine energy projects. On 28 August, BEIS invited input from developers and other interested parties on how project costs could be reduced, environmental impacts minimised, and how supply […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Beatrice Freeman, who studies Chemistry at Oxford University, spent a week with the Norstec Academy and wrote a blog post about her impression of offshore wind industry:  My week with the Norstec Academy, touring the offshore wind industry, was a truly unique experience. The week was packed with visits and tours of companies involved in all […]

  • 15 November 2013

    BLG WindEnergy Logistics will be represented at the joint booth of the WAB Wind Energy Agency at the EWEA Offshore in Frankfurt from November 19 to 21, 2013. Visitors to the trade fair have the opportunity of getting information on BLG’s experience in the field of logistics for the offshore wind energy sector at Booth […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Grid Connection

    Fugro have secured a speaking slot at Subsea Power Cables Conference 2013. As a Fugro connection they are offering the opportunity to register and receive a 20% discount. On Tuesday 23 April 2013, Fugro technical specialist will explain in detail how to “Improve data acquisition and assessment for more accurate cable laying”. Topics covered within […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and Masdar have installed the Batwind battery system at the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, which represents the first ever battery for offshore wind. 

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind O&M specialist Ziton has completed the decommissioning of the Utgrunden offshore wind farm off the east coast of Sweden on behalf of Vattenfall.

  • 12 February 2014
    Grid Connection

    Richard Orren, Senergy’s Global Technical Head of Survey & GeoEngineering, is to take part in the Offshore Cables Forum taking place in London this week. Orren will give a presentation on how to ensure that the important and distinct needs of cables are taken into account when designing and managing survey and site investigation workscopes for […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Neil Kermode, managing director of EMEC, commented on Pelamis’ last week’s announcement: “EMEC is saddened to hear that its oldest customer has gone into administration. “We have known many of the Pelamis team for years and all of us at EMEC are dismayed by this announcement.  As a test site we have seen the clever, […]

  • 30 March 2011
    Environment

    A feathered stakeholder showed up at a presentation about offshore wind turbines in which one of the concerns addressed was–how do the…   By Brandie Jefferson (ellicottcity) [mappress] Source: ellicottcity, March 30, 2011

  • 3 October 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    The third round of consultation for the GBP 3 billion Navitus Bay Wind Park project has been rescheduled for February next year, as the feedback from the second round was tremendous. Delaying the consultation will allow full consideration of the response and ensure any changes to the proposals can be made before the beginning of […]

  • 9 October 2015
    R&D

    Statkraft is supporting a new policy research programme at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The new programme of policy analysis will focus on the transition to the low-carbon economy and will contribute high quality independent analysis to support and inform the […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Authorities

    The Minister of State for Work and Pensions and Member of Parliament for Fareham, Mark Hoban, visited top ROV manufacturer, Saab Seaeye on Friday 12th October. He met the new managing director, Jon Robertson, previously the company’s engineering director, along with the other key members of the management team: sales director, Matt Bates and operations […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The fast-growing offshore wind supply chain in the East of England is on the cusp of a long steady rush of contracts, said Martin Dronfield, the new chair of the East of England Supply Chain Offshore Wind Special Interest Group (SIG).

  • 10 May 2012
    Authorities

    RenewableUK has welcomed the introduction of a bill to reform the electricity market in today’s Queen’s Speech. The Energy Bill is designed to ensure delivery of low-carbon generation by replacing the current support system, the Renewables Obligation (which will cease for new projects in 2017) with a Feed-in Tariff with Contracts for Difference (FiT-CfD). Commenting […]

  • 30 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    On Saturday 27th September, the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility joined colleagues across the University of Edinburgh’s Science and Engineering campus in welcoming members of the public ‘behind closed doors’ for the annual ‘Doors Open Day’. More than 500 visitors were able to see the test facility being put through its paces, with in-depth explanations […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities

    Energi Coast took part in a Tees Valley Unlimited-hosted visit by Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon MP, who saw first-hand how the area is capitalising on new business opportunities. During his time in Tees Valley, Mr Fallon toured the UK’s largest advanced gasification energy-from-waste plant and a leading safety training facility, as well as […]

  • 11 September 2014
    R&D

    Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) and collaborators HiDef Aerial Surveying, University of Maine at Orono, and First Wind have received $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to further develop technology to understand how birds and bats avoid wind turbines. The collaboration will refine a stereo-optic, high-definition camera system already under development by HiDef Aerial […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Environment, R&D

    A consortium of five international energy companies has taken the initiative to launch the DEPONS (Disturbance Effects on the Harbour Porpoise Population in the North Sea) research project, which aims to study how the population of harbour porpoises in the North Sea is affected when new offshore wind farms are built. Spearheading the consortium is […]

  • 8 February 2013

    Up to 500 delegates at a major energy conference near Norwich next month will discuss how the East of England is establishing itself as a global highway for the industry. EEEGR’s SNS2013 Sea of Opportunity Conference will look not only at local supply chain opportunities but how the windpower and gas resources are persuading worldwide […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Innogy UK is asking people in Lincolnshire living close to the proposed onshore infrastructure of the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm how they would like a major new community investment fund to work in their area. The developer of Triton Knoll is running a month-long consultation to understand local priorities for the funding, the sorts of […]

  • 20 June 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Students from the University Technical College Norfolk have worked with energy company Vattenfall and 3D-visualisation firm 3DW to inform the development of software that will be used to show what the proposed Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project will look like.