Search results for: Lagoon

143 results

A list of search results

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Laing O’Rourke has been named as preferred bidder for the ~£200M contract to deliver Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon’s 410 metre turbine house and sluice structure block. This element of the build will require up to 500 workers at peak construction, a substantial number of whom will be local to South Wales. Concrete, reinforcing and other materials […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Power today submitted an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) scoping report for a full-scale tidal lagoon between Cardiff and Newport.  The project will have an installed capacity, dependent on final design, of between 1,800MW and 2,800MW, giving a reliable annual output of 4 TWh to 6 TWh, comfortably enough low carbon electricity to power […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Heavy engineering specialists Sheffield Forgemasters have joined a body of senior business owners and directors in Wales working to maximise the potential of a new tidal lagoon industry in the UK. The Wales Tidal Industry Advisory Group was established in January 2014 to realise the commercial benefits of the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Chaired […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Environment

    Tidal Lagoon Power has appointed JBA Consulting to undertake flood risk assessment work in relation to their Tidal Lagoon Cardiff project. With the second highest tidal range in the world, the Severn Estuary is the focus of Tidal Lagoon Power’s first two developments at Swansea Bay and Cardiff. The proposed lagoon, between Cardiff and Newport, […]

  • 15 June 2015

    JBA Consulting, an environmental engineering company, is backing Tidal Lagoon Power in the development of Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project. The company is supporting the project in the preparation of evidence for the discharge of the environmental DCO and Marine Licence conditions. They are also advising the Chinese Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) on the implementation […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Technology

    Designs for an iconic offshore visitor, operations and maintenance building have been finalised, providing an educational, cultural and leisure base for local people and the 100,000 visitors expected to want to come and see Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon each year once it is up and running in 2018. The 3,500 m2 landmark building has been […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Training & Education

    The Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay (TLSB) team has produced two posters to help Key Stage 2 teachers explore the subjects of renewable energy and tidal lagoons when teaching their students about topics such as ‘coasts’ and ‘energy’. The climate change poster explores the topics of climate change and greenhouse gases, the impact that they have […]

  • 8 January 2014
    R&D

    A body of senior business owners and directors in Wales have come together to form an independent industry advisory group focused on realising the commercial benefits of the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.  Led by Roger Evans MBE, Managing Director of Schaeffler (UK) as Chair, the Wales Tidal Lagoon Industry Group includes: •    Roger Evans […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Power has cut its workforce by one fifth as its proposed GBP 1 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project faces uncertainty and possibly further setbacks, according to local media. The company, which currently employs just under 100 people, has reportedly made most of the 17 job cuts at its headquarters in Gloucestershire. No changes […]

  • 4 June 2015

    Approximately 5 million tonnes of rock will be used in the construction of the Swansea Bay’s tidal lagoon. No decisions have been taken on the source of rock supply and the responsibility to source this rock and transport it to the site will sit with China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC), said Keith Clarke, Non-Executive Chairman of […]

  • 24 February 2015

    What could be the world’s first tidal lagoon located in Swansea Bay has been dealt another blow after consumer charity Citizens Advice described it as “appalling value for money.” The group made a statement in a response to Department for Energy and Climate Change (Decc) consultation on construction of the lagoon. Furthermore, they believe the negotiations […]

  • 14 May 2013

    SgurrEnergy has been elected as strategic advisor to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project, the world’s first, purpose built tidal lagoon power plant. SgurrEnergy has been appointed by developer, Tidal Lagoon Power Limited (TLP), to provide technical support and advice to the proposed £650 million lagoon power plant, to be based in Wales. The Glasgow-based […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    TLT has advised Tidal Lagoon Power on the grant of a Power Purchase option to clean energy supplier, Good Energy. Tidal Lagoon Power is responsible for the world’s largest tidal energy project of any kind, which is being planned for Swansea Bay. It intends to start generating electricity in 2018. Good Energy has taken an […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nigel Webb, formally a Director of DTZ and Midas Commercial Developments, has joined Tidal Lagoon Power as Head of Property. Mark Shorrock, Chief Executive of Tidal Lagoon Power said: “Having been a property consultant and a successful developer, Nigel has a unique combination of consultancy and practical property development experience. He will be responsible for […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Contracts & Tenders

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc will today begin the tendering process for three main operations and maintenance (O&M) contract packages to support the £1billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Having previously named General Electric and Andritz Hydro as preferred bidders to manage the operations and maintenance of the lagoon’s turbines and power generation facilities, Tidal Lagoon […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc has named Abergavenny-based Alun Griffiths Ltd as preferred bidder for one of the main civil engineering and construction packages for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. The GBP 25 million contract covers ancillary civil engineering for the project’s public realm works. The scope of works includes the breakwater surface, roads, slipways, utilities […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay. As well as committing to approximately 50% UK content for the delivery of the package, CHEC has established a […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    An economic study into the cost profile of power from tidal lagoons has found that a portfolio of three UK tidal lagoons, in operation by 2021, would deliver large-scale low carbon power at a significantly cheaper price than offshore wind. The study, conducted by energy economists at Pӧyry, a management consultancy, identifies a volume-weighted levelised […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Environment

    Tidal Lagoon Power Limited is considering Colwyn Bay for tidal energy development. This UK company is already planning a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay. Mark Shorrock, chief executive of Tidal Lagoon Power Limited said for the Daily Post: “It is one of several sites we are considering for a second lagoon project after Swansea Bay.” […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Chancellor George Osborne has issued the Autumn Statement which sets out the next stage of the government’s long-term economic plan. According to the document the government is working to bring private capital into the Green Investment Bank through a new fund for private investment in operational offshore wind assets and wider options. The government will […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    InfraRed has been named as the final institutional equity investor in Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay. The investment, equaling that of Prudential last October, confirms full equity funding from two British institutions. InfraRed, a leading global investment manager focused on infrastructure and real estate, will make the investment from existing funds. Werner von Guionneau, Chief Executive, InfraRed Capital Partners, […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A former opencast mining worker and executive has been named as the man that will front the Welsh development activities of Tidal Lagoon Power Limited, the company behind the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, in Wales. 52 year old Ioan Jenkins began his career with British Coal in South Wales prior to privatisation before then […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Burges Salmon has advised renewable electricity supplier Good Energy Group PLC on its first tidal energy project investment, the Tidal Lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales. It is anticipated that the Swansea Bay project being developed by Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc will deliver renewable power to approximately 155,000 homes in Swansea and will annually save […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Power has named Graham Hillier as its Managing Director for Development Services. He will join the company later in the spring to oversee the provision of in-house environmental, planning and property services to each of Tidal Lagoon Power’s projects subsequent to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.  Having developed proposals for the world’s first […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Recent economic study into the cost profile of power from tidal lagoons has found that a portfolio of three UK tidal lagoons, in operation by 2021, would deliver large-scale low carbon power at a significantly cheaper price than offshore wind.  Energy economists at Pӧyry, a management consultancy, identified a volume-weighted levelised cost of energy for […]

  • 10 June 2015

    ABPmer has welcomed the decision by the energy and climate change secretary to grant planning permission to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project in South Wales. ABPmer has been providing marine environmental advice and support to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project since 2012; one of a series of tidal range schemes the developer, Tidal […]