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  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tidal Transit has won the ‘Small Growing Business’ section of the 2014 Mayor’s Business Awards. Tidal Transit is one of North Norfolk’s most vibrant small businesses, having built a fleet of three state of the art personnel transfer vessels [PTVs] which are currently on long-term charter to the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. A fourth […]

  • 26 February 2014

    At the 82ndWinter Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was named Vice Chairman for Renewable Energy of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Energy Committee. The Energy Standing Committee is one of eleven Standing Committees that formulate the Conference of Mayors’ positions on important topics and is focused on […]

  • 12 March 2013

    In January, New Bedford’s Mayor Jon Mitchell announced the establishment of an Offshore Wind Advisory Committee that will advise him on industry trends relating to the global supply chain for offshore wind. The members of the Mayor’s Committee are industry and manufacturing representatives who share the Mayor’s goal of ensuring New Bedford is ready to […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Mayor Jon Mitchell has announced an Offshore Wind Advisory Committee that will advise him on industry trends relating to the global supply chain for offshore wind. The members of the Mayor’s Committee are industry and manufacturing representatives who share the Mayor’s goal of ensuring New Bedford is ready to meet the needs of the emerging […]

  • 22 March 2013

    New Bedford’s Mayor Jon Mitchell, spoke about the city’s progress in offshore wind sector and highlighted the importance of offshore wind development for the city in his State of the City address on Thursday, March 21. “Today, thanks to the hard work of the residents, employees and supporters of our great City, there is much […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Developers of the Bay St. George demonstration wind project off western Newfoundland, Canada, have met with the Mayors of Corner Brook, Burgeo, Deer Lake, Stephenville and Port Aux Basques to discuss the impact the offshore wind industry could have on the region.

  • 22 July 2011

    The latest phase in the debate over an off-shore wind farm in Lake Michigan was played out in a City Council meeting on Monday, when the council reviewed a report from the Mayor’s Wind Farm Committee. City Council voted 5-2 to keep pursuing the wind farm, attempt to place someone on the state wind farm […]

  • 21 December 2011

    On December 16, 2011, Bremen Mayor and Senator of Finance, Karoline Linnert in front of 250 guests at BLG-car terminal christened OFFSHORE BHV 1 pontoon. Soon, this vessel will be transporting up to 900 tonnes of heavy foundation structures for the Global Tech I wind farm. The tripod structures will remain at the terminal until […]

  • 22 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    The mayors of the three Lambton County municipalities bordering Lake Huron are cool to the idea of erecting offshore wind turbines. Mike Bradley of Sarnia, Lonny Napper of Plympton-Wyoming and Bill Weber of Lambton Shores responded with caution to a recent Conference Board of Canada report on offshore wind power generation. Financed by manufacturer Vestas […]

  • 3 March 2011

    Kingston mayor Mark Gerretsen is fuming over the provincial government’s recent decision to suspend all off-shore wind turbine projects in…   (emckingston) [mappress]   Source: emckingston, March 03, 2011  

  • 7 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Three Costa de la Luz mayors have united to oppose a wind farm scheme a few kilometres offshore.   By Wendy Williams (theolivepress) [mappress] Source: theolivepress, August 07, 2011

  • 22 February 2011

    Mayor Mark Gerretsen has expressed his displeasure with the provincial government’s decision to kill Kingston’s offshore wind turbine…   by Paul Schliesmann (thewhig) [mappress] Source: thewhig , February 22, 2011

  • 23 September 2013

    The City of Corner Brook is encouraged by the announcement that Beothuk Energy is working toward establishing a manufacturing facility in Corner Brook for offshore wind farm gravity based structures. “This announcement, with the promise of as many as 600 to 1000 jobs, is excellent news for Corner Brook and the entire west coast,” said […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy developer vying to build the first utility-scale project off the coast of Massachusetts, will host a ribbon cutting and office warming reception at its facility on 700 Pleasant Street in New Bedford.

  • 19 February 2016

    More than 100 people have expressed their gratitude to the New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio for his plan to power 100% of City government operations with renewable energy, and urged him to include offshore wind as a cornerstone of that plan. New Yorkers gathered on 18 February in front of the City Hall, calling for the Mayor to make the City […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Germany’s 400MW Global Tech I offshore wind farm has been inaugurated. The ceremony was attended by Olaf Scholz, First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Dr. Carsten Sieling, Mayor of the Hanseatic City of Bremen, and Olaf Lies, Minister for Economic Affairs of the State of Lower Saxony, together with shareholders and management […]

  • 9 September 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    New Bedford hopes to be the staging port for Cape Wind’s 130 wind turbines, Mayor Scott W. Lang told Providence Business News on Tuesday.   By Kimberley Donoghue (pbn) [mappress] Source: pbn, September 08, 2010;

  • 18 June 2013

      The Embassy of Belarus in France reported that the first Belarusian-French offshore wind farm is up and running, writes BelTA news portal. The opening ceremony was held at the Grande Synthe on Saturday under the presence of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to France Pavel Latushko and Grande Synthe Mayor Damien Careme. The […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance

    Mayor Jon Mitchell praised Governor Deval Patrick, Senator Mark C.W. Montigny, Representative Antonio F.D. Cabral and the New Bedford legislative delegation for their efforts to enact into law Senate 2367 which was filed by Senator Montigny on July 20, 2012 and signed into law by Governor Patrick. The Governor’s signing advances New Bedford’s South Terminal […]

  • 7 March 2011

    NORTH East Conservatives are predicting a “new start for the Tyne” after the Chancellor said he would dust off 1980’s-style regeneration…   By Adrian Pearson (journallive) [mappress]   Source: journallive, March 07, 2011    

  • 2 May 2011

    The town and the Municipality of Digby “are spending our own money to show we are the port of choice” when industry looks for a repair…   (digbycourier) [mappress] Source: digbycourier, May 02, 2011;

  • 31 July 2014

    Dalby Offshore opened a new office in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. The office has beautiful views of the North Sea and is based in the ‘Toll House’ The historic building was built in 1900 to help raise money towards the cost of constructing the Marine Drive. The Mayor of the Borough of Scarborough opened the office […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has decided to base its operations and maintenance centre for its 288MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm on the German island of Helgoland. E.ON’s Head of International Offshore business, Sven Utermöhlen, and Jörg Singer, the Mayor of Helgoland, met at the region’s economics ministry in Kiel to sign an agreement to use several plots […]

  • 13 May 2014

    The Elected Members of Clare County Council approved a long-term strategy to harness County Clare’s renewable energy resources yesterday. The Clare County Renewable Energy Strategy 2014-2020 has been incorporated into the Clare County Development Plan following a 4-week long public consultation process earlier this year. The Strategy outlines the potential for a range of renewable […]

  • 6 September 2015

    Dong, ESG Complete Largest Wind Turbine Piles Testing DONG Energy and ESG have tested 28 piles on two different onshore sites in order to assist the development of new design methods for offshore wind farms. Initial results show great cost reduction potential. Wind Farms Prove Themselves in Practice A recent news item on the Dutch […]

  • 2 October 2013

    Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that he has asked long-time Economic Development Council Executive Director Matt Morrissey to lead the City’s effort over the coming year to develop the offshore wind energy industry and launch the New Bedford Wind Energy Center, a new public-private partnership established earlier this year within the New Bedford Economic Development Council […]