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  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Despite the difficult market environment, the German ABB performed well in the 2014 financial year. The company booked 2.4 per cent more orders in the home market over the previous year increasing the ration of all orders secured from Germany to 53 per cent. On the other hand, the total order intake, sales, operating EBITDA […]

  • 30 July 2015

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published its key annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics covering 2014. Electricity generated from renewable sources increased by 21% in 2014 compared to the previous year, and accounted for 19.1% of total UK electricity generation (up from 14.9% in 2013). DECC describes onshore wind as “the leading […]

  • 17 September 2019

    Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam has signed an executive order which sets the goal of having up to 2.5GW of offshore wind developed in the state by 2026. Executive Order Forty-Three includes the targets that 30% of Virginia’s electric system is powered by renewable energy resources by 2030 and to begin producing 100% of electricity from carbon-free […]

  • 2 September 2015

    As part of 3rd Offshore Summit, an exhibition on the subject of offshore wind was held. Well-known companies from the energy sector presented their work and current projects. “The exhibition is the ideal platform for citizens to ask all their questions to the experts of participating companies. Interest is high and the dialogue increases noticeably […]

  • 5 March 2010

    The U.K.’s leading renewable trade association RenewableUK Thursday called on the government to increase its financial support for marine… [mappress] Source: nasdaq, March 04, 2010;

  • 30 January 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Today, the Danish Parliament’s Finance Committee approved the agreement on capital investment in DONG Energy of approx DKK 13 billion. The investment comes partly from new investors, Goldman Sachs: DKK 8 billion, Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension: DKK 2.2 billion and PFA Pension Forsikringsaktieselskab: DKK 0.8 billion, and partly from existing minority shareholders. The combined investment of the existing […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent news, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has announced that it has fractionally increased its stake in Fugro N.V. to 15.0%. Boskalis reiterates that it has no intention to make an offer for Fugro. The strategy of Boskalis is focused on offshore and (maritime) infrastructure, making use of the combination of high end […]

  • 3 October 2011

      The recently published energy statistics for 2010 from the Danish Energy Agency shows that Denmark has an increasing share of its energy consumption covered by renewable energy. Made up according to the calculation methods of the EU, the share of renewable energy increased from 20.1 per cent in 2009 to 22.3 per cent in […]

  • 9 February 2015

    Statkraft, a Norwegian state-owned electricity company, reported lower fourth quarter EBITDA of NOK 3486 million (EUR 404 million) compared to the last year’s NOK 3843 million (EUR 445 million). Substantial currency effects resulted in a net loss of NOK 3097 million (EUR 359 million) for this period. “In a quarter where the market was still […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The owners of Marine Energy Test Centre (Metcentre) have increased the share capital of the test centre. After the capital increase, the owners of Metcentre are Rogaland County (35%), Statoil (35%), Haugaland Kraft (13%), Municipality of Karmøy (8%), Polytec research foundation (5%) and others (4%). Chairman of the board, Gunnar Birkeland says: “This capital increase is very […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede successfully increased its order book in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging. The company received almost € 1.8 billion worth of new orders in the past year. At the end of 2013, the order book was valued at over € 1.7 billion, which is the equivalent of a […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Windreich AG still remains on its course for growth-which is also reflected by the company’s staff development. The workforce of the company has increased twofold in the last twelve months. By late February 2012, Windreich AG employed 106 people in comparison to last year in which the workforce consisted of 53 employees. Hence their number […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    At an extraordinary general meeting today, DONG Energy A/S’ shareholders adopted the planned capital increase in DONG Energy A/S. Funds managed by Goldman Sachs through New Energy Investment s.à r.l., the Danish pension funds Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension and PFA Pension, Forsikringsaktieselskab and the existing minority shareholders SEAS-NVE, SYD ENERGI, Insero Horsens and Nyfors Entreprise will subscribe […]

  • 24 June 2016

    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted in favour of increasing the European Union’s target for renewables to ‘at least’ 30% by 2030. Europe currently has a target of at least 27%, which was agreed by European leaders in October 2014. The parliamentary vote, which has no direct legislative impact, sends a clear message to […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Analysis from Wood Mackenzie’s metal markets and power research teams reveals that a 12% growth in wind power capacity across Western Europe is increasing copper demand, required for component parts of wind turbines and related infrastructure. Growing pressure from European Union (EU) environmental targets in recent years has resulted in the rapid expansion of wind […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Training & Education

    TAG Energy Solutions has increased its workforce by more than four times following the awarding of its contract to provide monopiles and transition pieces for the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm. Production of the 16 monopiles and transition pieces for the E.ON development has begun at TAG Energy Solutions’ riverside facility in North East England, […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Technology service provider HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) announced results of their latest audited accounts for year ending 30 October 2014 to coincide with their reselection as one of UK Trade and Investment’s (UKTI) Export Champions for 2015. Within the financial year, HiDef tripled the number of overseas markets it was active in, export sales […]

  • 16 February 2012

    This year Amarcon noticed an increase in orders for her hydrodynamic analysis software: OCTOPUS-Office. In the last few months major companies within the maritime industry like Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC), Mammoet and RWE Innogy placed an order for the software. Newcomer within the industry Hansa Heavy Lift GmbH and maritime consultants like […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A joint initiative by Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex counties to work with China in order to create more jobs by making new export and inward investment opportunities brought a key visit by a Chinese delegation of world-leading manufacturers of wind farm equipment.  The multi-million pound investors from the Jiangsu Province are looking to invest in […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The wind power sector is growing and Vattenfall is continually expanding its presence in the booming industry. Wind power is one of the areas where the company intends to increase its investments in the years ahead. 15 June is Global Wind Day, a good opportunity to look at the importance of wind power throughout the […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    Scotland and Germany should work together to achieve their renewable energy targets, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing will tell a conference today. Mr Ewing will give the keynote address at the Windforce 2012 offshore wind conference in Bremen, Germany, and will tell the audience of the opportunities that come from working together. At the conference, Mr […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Authorities, Technology

    The number of employees in offshore wind industry in Germany rose from 6,900 employees in 2010 to 8,600 in 2011. The Federal Government said that the offshore wind energy is a new technological sector, for which there are no specific education and training programs. There were initial approaches and initiatives for definition of the new […]

  • 16 April 2014

    By attending the annual event of the European wind energy industry EWEA 2014, held in Barcelona from 10 to 13 March, TECADE has opened new business possibilities in the offshore wind sector. They established contacts with major players in this industry such as ACCIONA, IBERDROLA, ALSTOM, General Electric, Vestas, Siemens, AREVA, etc. All of them […]

  • 7 February 2012

    Aberdeen-based subsea engineers Jee Ltd will increase the size of the company to 100 employees this year. “We are starting off the year on very strong footing,” said Trevor Jee, Managing Director. “We have an effective management team in place, supported and guided by a talented board of directors. We have recently achieved ISO 18001 […]

  • 24 October 2011

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing today launched a consultation on plans to remove financial support for large-scale biomass electricity generators and increase it for tidal energy. The consultation on the Renewables Obligation (Scotland) (ROS) raises the possibility of a cap on the size of biomass plant which would receive support. Smaller, more efficient biomass projects would […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Developers of renewable electricity projects will be able to apply for support to enable them to commission and build projects more quickly. The Government’s Final Investment Decision Enabling programme is designed to help developers of low carbon electricity projects make final investment decisions ahead of changes to the electricity market in the second half of […]