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  • 8 May 2020
    Authorities, Environment

    The latest Public Attitudes Tracker in the United Kingdom has shown 81 per cent of the public chooses offshore wind as one of the preferred renewable energy sources. Wave and tidal energy also bode well with 80 per cent, and 77 of surveyed people back onshore wind. Overall, 82 per cent people are in favour […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    RenewableUK has appointed the former Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby Melanie Onn as the new Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

  • 26 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Grimsby Institute yesterday played host to the iMPact Renewable Energy Skills Fair which saw major renewable energy employers and education and training specialists provide tips, advice and information to anyone interested in working in the renewable energy and supply chain industries. Melanie Onn, the MP for Great Grimsby, hosted the event which comprised of two sessions running from 4.30pm to […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Ørsted has officially opened its expanded East Coast Hub at the Port of Grimsby, the UK. Guest of honor, Melanie Onn MP for Great Grimsby unveiled a plaque at the site, as part of the official opening ceremony. Constructed by local firm Hobson and Porter, the site is now the world’s largest offshore wind operations and maintenance […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    E.ON’s Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm was today officially opened by Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, Andrea Leadsom MP. The 73-turbine wind farm, which is located 8km off the Holderness coast, went into full operation in May and will provide enough electricity for around 170,000 homes – equivalent to around one and […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    UP to 300 wind turbines the height of the London Eye could be sited off the Dorset coast and generating energy by 2018.The offshore wind…   Melanie Vass (bournemouthecho) – [mappress] Source:bournemouthecho , June 17, 2010;

  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Members of the Dutch House of Representatives have given the green light to three offshore wind farms proposed to be built 18 to 22 kilometers off North Holland, South Holland and (Borssele) Zeeland, Dutch news site NOS reports. The plan was proposed last year by the Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp and Minister of Infrastructure and […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats Extension offshore wind farm has produced its first electricity. Melanie Rogers, the company’s local communications officer, witnessed the milestone which was achieved on Saturday afternoon. She said: “I have been working on the project for over four years so to witness the turbines producing their first kilowatt is such an exciting experience.” […]

  • 1 February 2016

    Last week, a vessel working on one of Centrica’s offshore wind farms off Grimsby helped bring a stranded fishing boat back to harbour, Centrica reported on its social media pages. After the fishing vessel Melanie S had run out of fuel in the waters off Grimsby, its crew broadcasted a radio message to the Cleethorpes coastguard asking for assistance.  Windcat 33, […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Pinsent Masons has advised London Array, a joint venture between DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar, on the £459 million disposal of the offshore wind farm’s transmission assets to Blue Transmission London Array Limited – a consortium comprising Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management Limited and Diamond UK Transmission Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation) – […]

  • 8 August 2016

    The UK Government’s consultation on whether to modify renewable energy subsidy regulations to allow the support to projects due to start between 2020 and 2026 closes today.  Although the UK Government has recently cut support for onshore wind and solar, it has indicated it will provide further support for offshore wind and potentially other “less established” […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel decided yesterday in Paris to strengthen the German-French cooperation in the field of energy policy. “As the German-French exchange platform for the offshore industry, we support this decision,” said Mélanie Persem, Managing Director of the German-French renewables office (DFBEE). On the occasion of the second Franco-German […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    On September 26, the Dutch government has announced that it had chosen three areas at sea where wind farms can be developed in the coming years. The government identified offshore wind areas off Borssele and off the coasts of South Holland and North Holland.  In an effort to find a cheaper solution that will also have a minimized visual impact, […]

  • 14 January 2013

    An offshore wind farm developer and a Kent airport are to work together to address challenges posed by wind turbines to operations at Manston Airport. Vattenfall, the developer of an up to 17 turbine extension to the existing Kentish Flats Offshore Wind Farm, and Manston Airport are collaborating on a mitigation strategy to address challenges […]

  • 23 October 2013

    Two weeks before the doors open at Europort, Rotterdam, organiser Ahoy is finalising arrangements for the event that promises to provide a benchmark for the ‘state of the global maritime and offshore industry’ in late 2013. Alongside attendees at its Advanced Technology Conferences industry seminars and networking opportunities, over 1,000 exhibitors will be present at […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Areva is set to sell its stake in Adwen to Siemens and Gamesa on Wednesday, Le Figaro reported. The 50% share Areva holds in the offshore wind turbine maker Adwen, a joint venture between Areva and Spain’s Gamesa, will be sold for EUR 60 million, according to the French newspaper. As part of the merger agreement between Gamesa […]

  • 14 July 2016

    Following a three-day journey of Nordsee One’s substation platform from Aalborg, Denmark, a floating crane yesterday placed the 2,100-tonne substation onto a 50-meter tall foundation.  Matthias Esken, Package Manager for the substation, added: “I’m glad to report that the design and fabrication phase was successfully completed on schedule. With installation complete, we are now in the process of offshore […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has signed a contract with Senvion to provide a crew transfer vessel (CTV) for the operational phase of the 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 25 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The 75.5-metre self-elevating jack-up Seafox 7 has undergone its second five-year survey and maintenance works at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm).

  • 8 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    innogy SE has shared several photos showing the installation of the first and the second Senvion 6.2M126 turbine at the 332ME Nordsee One offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 29 April 2011

    Anarbeitung GmbH subsidiary of Voestalpine has received a contract to supply 20,000 tonnes of heavy metal plates for the offshore wind power project “London Array”. The sales volume of signed contract is in the tens of millions, the contract deadline is one year. The heavy metal plates are produced in the cutting center in Linz […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC), a UK government-owned company created to deliver key elements of the Electricity Market Reform Programme, confirmed that Contract for Difference (CfD) milestones for East Anglia ONE have been fulfilled. With the CfD milestones achieved and confirmed by the Low Carbon Contracts Company, the project will be delivered at a price of £119/MWh, a […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Nordsee One GmbH, the owner and developer of the 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm, has closed the restructuring of its term loan facility, significantly improving pricing conditions, according to Green Giraffe.

  • 21 December 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    German 332MW offshore wind farm, Nordsee One, entered full commercial operation on 21 December 2017 and its owners – Northland Power (85%), innogy (13.5%) and Enova (1.5%) – are now celebrating the project’s first year of operation.

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) has halted its plan to build a GBP 50 million facility for the construction of jacket foundations for offshore wind turbines at Hadrian Yard in Wallsend. The 36,000-square metre factory had been expected to be completed in 2014, following a GBP 4.5 million grant from the Regional Growth Fund, but OGN has decided to […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    At the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) Westminster reception, East Anglia ONE Project Director Charlie Jordan has announced that the £2bn project was too big for just one port. The work would be spread between more than one of the main east coast ports, he told EEEGR’s 200 guests, including members, MPs, government ministers and […]