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  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee has expanded its services to the UK. KenzFigee (UK) Ltd. will provide clients in the UK sector with its services directly from its hub in Aberdeen, Scotland. According to the company, the move comes due to a growing demand for offshore expert equipment sales and support in emerging markets such […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RenewableUK has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that it has given the go-ahead to 4 Scottish offshore wind farms. Inch Cape, Neart na Gaoithe and Seagreen Alpha and Bravo have a combined capacity of 2,284 megawatts (MW) – enough to power 1.4 million homes. RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery, said: “This announcement more than doubles […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Renewables has commented on the awarding of consent to the Inch Cape, Neart na Gaoithe and Seagreen Alpha and Bravo offshore wind farms.   Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “These consents represent a massive leap forward for Scotland’s emerging offshore wind industry, and take us a step closer to realising […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Board of the European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved EUR 5.8 billion of new financing for 29 projects across various sectors in the European Union, Africa, and Latin America, including an offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved more than EUR 17 billion of new loans to support investment in telecommunications, water infrastructure, renewable energy, roads, schools and hospitals, and backed lending for small business investment across Europe and around the world. The EIB Board approved support for strategic infrastructure investment totalling nearly EUR 7 billion. […]

  • 22 October 2013

    The Government has today announced that two major offshore renewable energy projects have been earmarked to receive a share of the £40 Billion government infrastructure guarantee scheme. Able Marine Energy Park, a port facility to support the manufacture, assembly and installation of offshore renewable technologies on Humberside, and Mainstream Renewable Power’s Neart na Gaoithe Offshore […]

  • 17 January 2012

    A Scoping Report for the proposed grid connection works is now available for comment. The proposed grid connection point for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm is located at Crystal Rig II onshore wind farm in East Lothian. The onshore grid connection works comprise a cable jointing pit close to the shore, approximately 12 […]

  • 27 February 2015

    Following yesterday’s CfD awards, Regen SW, an energy-focused independent not for profit organisation that uses its expertise to work with industry, communities and the public sector, issued an article that analyses offshore renewables sector: Two offshore wind farms have been awarded contracts in the first allocation round of the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) subsidy mechanism brought in under […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Environment

    The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has launched a legal challenge against approval of four wind farms off Scottish coast. Namely, the Scottish part of the wildlife charity is seeking a judicial review against Inch Cape, Neart na Gaoithe and Seagreen Alpha and Bravo, claiming they could have serious implications for the wildlife in […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business is collaborating with HSM Offshore BV in the Netherlands and Iv-Offshore & Energy to deliver the offshore topside platform for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm. In a consortium arrangement, HSM will provide the offshore topside platform designed by Iv-Offshore & Energy, which will house GE’s 220kV and […]

  • 5 January 2015

    Incidents in Offshore Wind Industry A pontoon loaded with parts for offshore wind turbines sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) in the Baltic Sea… Nordsee Ost Wind Turbines Installed The last of the in total 48 wind turbines was successfully installed over Christmas around 30 kilometers to the north of the island of Heligoland. Lely […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    The UK Government statistics for 2016 have shown that the number of people employed in Scotland’s offshore wind sector increased by 300% and equaled 2,000 employees.

  • 29 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Borssele Tender Attracts 38 Bids, Cost Reduction Main Priority The tender for the 700MW Borssele I&II offshore wind farm zones has attracted 38 bids and the first impression is that the wind developers have put a lot of effort in driving down the costs, the Dutch media cited Henk Kamp, the country’s Minister of Economic […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy company that is proposing to develop the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm off the coast of Fife, has submitted a planning application to East Lothian Council for the onshore works required to connect the wind farm to the National Grid. The planning application follows a period of […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    BiFab has won a contract by GeoSea to produce piles worth up to GBP 26.5 million for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project. The contract represents the first in less than a year since DF Barnes, a subsidiary of the Canadian JV Drive, acquired BiFab. According to DF Barnes, the win will create 82 jobs at […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power today confirms that its 450 megawatt offshore wind farm in Scotland has been announced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as one of the first projects eligible to apply for the UK’s new renewable energy support scheme. DECC has this morning published details of the renewable energy projects in […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland has applied directly to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the recent decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firth of Forth offshore wind farm judicial review.

  • 22 August 2017

    In association with NorSea Group (UK) Ltd., Montrose Port Authority, a support and service hub for the energy sector, has participated in the Hywind Scotland offshore wind project in the North Sea, the companies’ first in this sector.

  • 20 July 2016
    Authorities

    Scottish Court of Session has ruled in favour of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) in a legal challenge against four offshore wind projects in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay, which received consents from the Scottish ministers in 2014.  After a judicial review of the Scottish Ministers’ approval, the court ordered that […]

  • 18 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    On behalf of Mainstream Renewable Power, DNV GL has successfully completed an independent validation assessment of the FLiDAR offshore wind measurement device. Based on the results, FLiDAR’s floating LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device has now formally reached Stage 2 on the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for commercial acceptance. Floating LiDAR technology uses […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Global renewable energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power has announced the submission of its application for Offshore Consent to Marine Scotland Licensing Operations Team (MS-LOT) for its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe (“NnG”) offshore wind project in Scottish territorial waters. The application, which is now open to consultation until Monday 10 September, is a significant step towards […]

  • 29 April 2011

    Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy developer, is inviting local people to have their say on the proposed Neart na… (mainstreamrp) [mappress] Source: mainstreamrp, April 29, 2011;

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    UK-based consultancy companies ITPEnergised and Xero Energy informed on 31 May that they had merged to provide environmental, grid, electrical and engineering services to the energy, transport, property and construction sectors in the UK and overseas.

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has doubled the order intake in the offshore segment in 2019 compared to 2018, partly due to the company’s strongest ever results reported in the last quarter of the calendar year. The world-leading wind turbine manufacturer saw the order intake in the offshore segment double to 3,343MW, of which 1,279MW was signed in […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Italian offshore energy contractor Saipem will manufacture and deliver 32 wind turbine jacket foundations for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. As reported earlier, Jan De Nul, the EPCI contractor for the project’s foundations and subsea cables, selected Saipem and Sembcorp to deliver the pile jacket foundations for the wind farm. At […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Forth Ports Limited plans to invest more than GBP 10 million to build a new quayside at the Port of Dundee and turn this port on Scotland’s east coast into a center for the North Sea offshore wind industry. This privately funded investment will result in the development of the quayside at the east end of […]