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  • 27 April 2015

    Edwina Hart, Welsh Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has written a statement on energy in Wales, in which she announces the establishment of new Energy Wales Unit that focuses and consolidates Welsh Government energy policy and its effective and well coordinated delivery. The Unit will update and develop energy policy, including low carbon generation, infrastructure, demand […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Siemens submitted further reserved matters planning application for its Green Port Hull project, developed in partnership with Associated British Ports (ABP), to Hull City Council’s Planning Department on March 27. The new application confirms the company’s plan to build wind turbine blade manufacturing, assembly and servicing facilities at Alexandra Dock, instead of the originally planned […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Oostende organised the BEPPo (Blue Energy Production in Ports) closing conference “Ports as hubs for marine renewable energy projects” at the Greenbridge Incubator centre. BEPPo is a transnational collaborative project between public and private organisations from Belgium, Denmark, Scotland and Norway, 50% co-funded by European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) within the Interreg […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Baker Consultants Limited, a seven year-old ecological consultancy that recently began work on Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind sites, has experienced significant growth in the last few years and proved its competence within the offshore wind industry by working on two major projects, including Borkum Riffgrund 1. In an interview with Offshore WIND, […]

  • 12 April 2015

    Dong Enters US Offshore Wind Market DONG Energy has taken over RES Americas Developments Inc.’s (RES) more than 1000MW newly assigned development project rights off the coast of Massachusetts. First 8 Eneco Luchterduinen Turbines Onboard ‘Aeolus’ With the first days of April, Van Oord’s Aeolus arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, to pick up parts of the […]

  • 1 April 2015

    Maine Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology has unanimously voted to give the bill LD 295, intended to promote tidal energy projects, an ought not to pass recommendation. The rejection followed mostly negative testimonial on behalf of Washington County residents and organizational leaders. Only three out of 20 testimonials was in favour of tidal energy. […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has provided an update to its activities in South America. Carnegie has been investigating opportunities in South America generally and Chile specifically in the past years through its local 100% owned subsidiary, CWE Chile. According to the company, Chile is one of South America’s fastest growing and strongest […]

  • 24 March 2015

    Carl Sargeant AM, Welsh Minister for Natural Resources, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at this year’s Renewable Wales Conference and Exhibition. Organised by RenewableUK Cymru and sponsored by Welsh Government, Renewable Wales will take place on Thursday, 21 May, in the Parc Thistle Hotel, Cardiff. Hundreds of delegates are expected to attend Renewable Wales […]

  • 23 March 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing wave energy technology, presented an update of its developments at the 6th Annual Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP) Industry Seminar held on Thursday, March 19. MPS provided the audience an update of its plans to manufacture and deploy its quarter-scale WaveSub Wave Energy Converter this year […]

  • 16 March 2015

    France is ranked 2nd in Europe regarding the offshore wind potential, just behind the United Kingdom. And while no wind farms are installed to date this will change in the next few years to come. Offshore WIND asked France Energie Eolienne (FEE), the French wind energy association, to provide an update on the current status and […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued updates on the latest developments in the country’s offshore wind sector.  On Wednesday, March 11, the DEA held a presentation on the Danish tenders at the seminar ‘Experience and Explore Denmark’. Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm status: The contract notice and the results from the last round of dialogue […]

  • 2 March 2015

    Barrow & Burbo Bank Extension DONG Energy has become sole owner of the 90MW Barrow Offshore Wind Farm. In December the company announced that it acquired the remaining 50% ownership interest from its joint venture partner Centrica plc. The Barrow wind farm has been in full operation since 2006. Another announcement by the Danish company in December concerned the final investment decision for […]

  • 23 February 2015

    Sandbank  Foundation construction work has started for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, approximately 100km North West of the island Sylt, which will comprise 72 Siemens 4MW turbines. The 72 steel monopile foundations, with diameters of up to 6.8m and lengths of up to 70m, are built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock. Depending […]

  • 16 February 2015

    Borkum Riffgrund 1 At the end of October 2014 the first of in total 78 Siemens SWT-4.0-130 turbines was installed at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, located 54km off the German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum. In December Danish CT Offshore completed the installation and burial of the 44 […]

  • 9 February 2015

    Borssele I and II The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs presented a road map to the parliament in September 2014 aimed at increasing the offshore wind capacity to 4,500MW. This new approach is presented in the Offshore Wind Energy Law which was sent to the parliament on 17 October and is expected to become law […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has called on the Scottish Government to help provide clarity over future funding arrangements for the wave energy sector. During General Questions in parliament at the end of January, Mr McArthur asked Finance Secretary John Swinney for an update on progress with establishing the objectives and budget for Wave Energy Scotland. […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG), a specialist geotechnical engineering consultancy, has successfully completed Stage 1 of foundation testing for OpenHydro’s tidal turbine project. GDG is exploring the interaction of the structure’s vertical self-weight and the horizontal environmental loading in order to optimise the turbine sub-base design. Stage 1 included site selection, geotechnical investigations, ground interpretation, foundation […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twelve French and English partners of the European project Channel Marine Offshore Renewables (MOR) will present the results of their work at the project’s final conference on 29 January in Norwich.   Channel MOR is a cluster set up to encourage small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Channel Area to expand into marine renewable […]

  • 15 January 2015

    Later this month, London will be a home to the Department of Economic Development’s seminar for Clean Tech/Energy industry. The aim of this event is to highlight the opportunities Isle of Man offers within the offshore energy. At the event, DONG Energy, Manx Tidal Energy Ltd and Tocardo Tidal Energy Ltd will give updates on […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm, released latest renewable energy publication, Global Wind Supply Chain Update 2015. This report is part of a series of data-driven publications evaluating competitive markets, policy, finance, technology and business models across the energy spectrum. The report, Global Wind Supply Chain Update 2015, examines the supply chain situation […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, held an investor presentation last month at which it updated the audience with the development of its  technology and importantly remains on schedule and within budget. MPS was co-founded by Swansea University graduates Dr Gareth Stockman […]

  • 1 December 2014

    In August Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Miinchen (SWM) reached an investment agreement for the Sandbank offshore wind project, with an investment value of approximately €1,2bn, to be built 90km west of the island of Sylt. A special project company, Sandbank Offshore GmbH, is set up for this purpose whereby Vattenfall holds 51% and SWM 49% of […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On December 2, an event titled “Opportunities for UK Ports in the Energy Sector” will be held in London. Recent years have seen rapid development of offshore renewables and a number of changes to energy policy. With these changes, there are many available opportunities for ports to support the supply chain and help secure the […]

  • 17 November 2014

    At the end of July all foundations were in place at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1, located 54km off the  German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum and at the end of September, the innovative Suction Bucket Jacket test foundation was also installed. The 850t weighing foundation, consisting of a 3-legged jacket structure on top […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Wind Power in Japan, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles” report to their offering. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global wind power market with forecasts […]

  • 12 October 2014

    Germany: Siemens in Offshore Wind Talks  Siemens has confirmed that they are in talks over future offshore wind contracts. Vattenfall Preparing ‘Offshore Hotel’ for Sandbank and DanTysk  During a press conference at WindEnergy Hamburg last week, Vattenfall stated that they will launch the Sandbank project in the summer of 2015, after they complete the DanTysk […]