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LOC Renewables has overseen the launch of the 2MW Floatgen turbine, the first offshore wind turbine installed in French waters. The company's Paris office supplied marine warranty surveying services (MWS) across the project, which started delivering electricity to the grid in September last year. LOC offered MWS services for a variety of activities, from concrete floater construction […]
LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group, has acquired a 70% stake in the French marine energy engineering company Innosea.
LOC Renewables has reached an agreement to partner with the Taiwanese certification body, CR Classification Society, to offer marine warranty surveying (MWS) services for Taiwanese offshore wind projects.
The Paris office of LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group has been contracted by the Belgian transmission system operator Elia to provide Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) services for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project.
LOC Renewables, part of LOC Group, has appointed Tim Camp as the Director of Turbine Engineering. Camp will lead a series of new initiatives related to marine engineering and consultancy, turbine device technology and offshore clean energy assessments, while continuing as co-convener of the International Electrotechnical Commission’s working group on design standards for offshore wind turbines. […]
LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with four other parties to work together on furthering offshore wind farm development and construction in Taiwan.
LOC Renewables has been contracted by DONG Energy to provide early advice and marine warranty surveying (MWS) for the Hornsea Project One offshore substation and array cable installation packages.
LOC Group has appointed RV Ahilan to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who will continue leading the company's renewables business activities. Ahilan previously held the role of Joint CEO at the company, alongside Jerome Rutler, who will take up the position of Deputy CEO overseeing Operations and Mergers & Acquisitions. The company said its […]
The Crown Estate Scotland has issued a new study said to help coastal and island communities across Scotland benefit from local offshore renewable energy solutions. Carried out by Everoze, the study looked at six scenarios linked to a number of renewable technologies such as floating wind, wave, and tidal energy, aiming to provide a potential way […]
International marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group, comprising LOC and Longitude, has created LOC Renewables, a focused team of consultants to bring the group’s capabilities to the offshore renewable energy sector.
North Carolina-based Duke Energy Renewables has signed an agreement with Deepwater Wind to perform remote monitoring and control services for the first offshore wind project in the United States, the 30MW Block Island wind farm, located off the coast of Rhode Island. Duke Energy's Renewable Control Center (RCC) will supply 24/7 monitoring and control services, data […]
Hamburg-based HSH Nordbank will, for the first time ever, set aside more than EUR 1 billion to finance clean energy projects in 2016, the state-owned lender told Bloomberg. HSH Nordbank was the biggest lender to green companies in 2014, and has distributed around EUR 900 million in loans to renewable energy projects in 2015, Lars Quandel, […]
Horizon 2020, the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme, has issued a call for submission in renewable energy technologies and low carbon energy. A total of €118.3 million in total will be available for project proposals while a sum of €61.3 million will go for developing of the next generation technologies of renewable electricity and heating/cooling. Other categories […]
The U.S. Energy Department has announced $8 million in available funding to spur innovation in next-generation marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) control and component technologies. In the United States, waves, tides, and ocean currents represent a largely untapped renewable energy resource that could provide clean, affordable energy to homes and businesses across the country's coastal regions. […]
The Scottish Green Party has filed a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority over Donald Trump’s advert, published in two newspapers, by which he calls on the public to protest against First Minister Alex Salmond’s support for wind energy, according to the Scotsman news site. A picture of a wind farm in California, under the […]
Taiwan's Swancor is selling 100% of its shares in Swancor Renewable Energy Co. Ltd and its subsidiary Haineng Wind Power to ''European and American energy companies''. Swancor is selling 20 million shares at a price range of between USD 1.3 and USD 5.07 per share. The transaction could fetch between USD 26 million and USD […]
The Supergen ORE Hub has received GBP 4 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) as support for offshore renewable energy research. The Supergen ORE Hub is a national consortium created in July last year to bring together academic, industrial and policy stakeholders to champion and maintain UK’s offshore wind, wave and tidal […]
Trade unions, offshore wind developers and supply chain companies have agreed to take action to ensure more Scottish companies benefit from the awarding of contracts for offshore wind projects. At a summit held by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay and Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse, industry representatives agreed that collective action was needed to make sure supply chain companies […]
RWE has filed the acquisition of renewables businesses of E.ON and innogy with the European Commission. The filing is the first step of a merger control procedure which is necessary due to the substantial asset swap between RWE and E.ON, the German utility said. The filing occurs following a pre-investigation by the European Commission […]
Innogy has distributed GBP 1.4 million in Wales in 2018 through community funding from its renewable energy projects.
London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has provided Barge Master and GustoMSC with an approval in principle for the work method of the Steady Top Feeder solution.
The latest technology developments could help reduce the risks in offshore wind cable laying operations, according to LOC Renewables.
Innogy’s Green Bond Committee has decided to reallocate proceeds of its inaugural Green Bond from renewables generation projects to grid projects.
Proserv has set up an office at the OrbisEnergy hub in Lowestoft, UK, for its renewables division.
The U.S. state of Rhode Island will issue a competitive request for proposals (RFP) this week to procure up to 400MW of renewable energy resources.
The U.S. State of California's Governor Jerry Brown has signed the Senate Bill No. 100 into law, committing to achieve the 100% renewable energy target by the end of 2045.