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19 June 2014

Mainstream Renewable Power's Co-Founder would be sharing insight on aligning offshore wind investment, procurement and construction procedures from a financial stand point in an effort to enhance the industry’s knowledge on the subject. With Utilities, IPPs and Developers citing updated financial models as one of their top three challenges, Co-Founder and Corporate Finance Director, Fintan […]

13 June 2014 Business & Finance

“Wind Power in Germany, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles” is the latest report from GlobalData. The report provides in-depth analysis on global renewable power market and global wind power market with forecasts up to 2025. The report analyzes the power market […]

11 June 2014 Authorities, R&D

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has established the Virginia Energy Council, which will assist in the development and implementation of a cohesive, comprehensive, and aggressive energy strategy for Virginia and deliver recommendations for the Virginia Energy Plan. The Plan will be submitted to the General Assembly on October 1, 2014.   Secretary of Commerce and Trade […]

26 May 2014 Authorities, Environment

The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has announced the release of the Update to the Bay of Fundy Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Community Response Report for the Cape Breton Region. A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is a consultative process that explores the social, environmental and economic […]

16 May 2014

Offshore wind, wave and tidal all play key roles in next week’s All-Energy 2014 (Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre - AECC, 21-22 May). Nearly 11 hours of conference time at the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference is devoted to offshore wind –including 105 minutes to floating offshore wind; a further nine and a […]

16 May 2014 Technology

FORCE and its partners will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 20, in Parrsboro. They will offer an update on the tidal energy project in the Bay of Fundy, as well as introduce some of their new members. This will be an opportunity to meet and hear from: Minas Energy, Marine Current Turbines (a Siemens business), and Bluewater, OpenHydro […]

14 May 2014

EMEC will be exhibiting and speaking at the All-Energy Exhibition and Conference 2014 in Aberdeen next week on 21st and 22nd May 2014. Aquatera will provide an update on the Performance Review of Maritime Support Services for Orkney. The Scottish Government funded project has explored and characterised the performance of Orkney-located vessels and associated services […]

12 May 2014 Business & Finance

In 2013, approximately 6.5 million people were already employed in the renewable energy industry worldwide, a new study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reveals. ‘Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2014’ underlines the important role that renewables continue to play in employment creation and growth in the global economy. The comprehensive annual review shows […]

23 April 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

RenewableUK commented on the announcement from the Department of Energy and Climate Change that five offshore wind farms have progressed through the Final Investment Decision Enabling for Renewables (FID-ER) process, and have been offered contracts for financial support. In order to ensure that investment in renewable energy projects was not slowed, the Government set up […]

18 April 2014 Authorities

Energy Ocean will be the host to the United States Congressman for New Jersey, Frank Pallone, Jr., who will deliver the closing Keynote session at 12:15 p.m. EST on Thursday, June 5th. The Energy Ocean Conference and Exhibition, which will be held June 3-5, 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is […]

25 March 2014

All-Energy 2014 will get off to a flying start on Wednesday 21 May with a plenary session featuring both the Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael MP, and Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, with other speakers including Rob Cormie, Group Operations Director, UK Green Investment Bank and Angela […]

4 March 2014 R&D

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), in collaboration with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, will host a workshop on 25th March 2014 to review the existing suite of marine renewable energy standards (wave & tide) and identify areas where new standards require to be developed. A full workshop programme with input from acknowledged experts […]

11 February 2014 Business & Finance

A new initiative is under way to encourage businesses to make even greater use of the OrbisEnergy centre in Lowestoft. After marking the fifth anniversary of the five-storey landmark centre, there is a drive to attract a more diverse range of clients to sample its conference and event facilities. The centre is widely recognised as […]

27 January 2014 R&D

ABPmer, in association with The Crown Estate and DECC, has today launched an online survey to support a further update to the Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Energy. The survey invites users to nominate their preferences for extending the Atlas with a wider range of free thematic information that describes winds, waves and tides and […]

16 January 2014 R&D, Wind Farm Update

A forum will be held today at the University of Southern Maine, where the developers of Aqua Ventus project will give an update on its development and the performance of the VolturnUS wind turbine, as well as the offshore wind industry in general. The University of Maine-led offshore wind project, VolturnUS, located in Castine, is […]

7 January 2014 Authorities, Environment

The European Commission's "EU Energy, Transport and GHG Emissions Trends to 2050" , published on the Commission's website during the Christmas holiday, shows that on the basis of current policies the EU will fail to meet its 2050 commitment of 80% to 95% greenhouse gas emission (GHG) reductions. The European Commission's latest reference scenario, based […]

19 December 2013

New figures published today show Scotland’s renewable electricity output was at record levels. The figures, which were released this morning by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, show that renewables met a record-breaking 40.3 per cent of gross electricity consumption in 2012, confirming that Scotland is on track to meet its interim target of […]

9 December 2013 Authorities

United States President Barack Obama released a presidential memorandum on December 5, in which he guides all federal agencies to pursue a target of generating 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020. In order to create a clean energy economy that will increase our Nation's prosperity, promote energy security, combat climate change, protect the […]

6 December 2013

Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has provided an update on the offshore construction activities associated with its Perth Wave Energy Project. The Foundation installation vessel, the Eunsung 1200, is now sea fastened with all foundations and installation equipment on the vessel and is now ready to mobilise to the Perth Project site. Subject to weather, […]

12 November 2013 Authorities, Business & Finance

At this year’s Offshore Energy exhibition and conference in Amsterdam, Offshore WIND had a conversation with Anne-Bénédicte Genachte, Corporate Relations Manager at the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), which is pushing for the 2030 binding renewable energy target. Offshore WIND: As we are always covering EWEA’s news, could you tell us if there are any […]

8 November 2013

Over the past five years, the Wind O&M sector has evolved in sync with the change in business demands of the wind owner and operator. Operational performance and efficiency of wind assets has increased in importance for owners and investors, and now they want to take a further step in the path towards cost reduction […]

24 October 2013

The Energy Department released a new report showing progress for the U.S. offshore wind energy market in 2012, including the completion of two commercial lease auctions for federal Wind Energy Areas and 11 commercial-scale U.S. projects representing over 3,800 megawatts (MW) of capacity reaching an advanced stage of development. Further, the report highlights global trends […]

18 October 2013

On 15 & 16 October 2013 the 6th Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference was held in Amsterdam RAI. The two-day event was attended by 9,123 international visitors, an increase of 20% compared to last year. Official opening: The state of the world By the push on the button of KoColijn, Sander Vergroesen, Managing Director IRO, […]

10 October 2013

A report from the European wind agency EWEA shows mixed statistics for the offshore wind industry so far this year. The first six months of 2013 saw a record high for installed and grid-connected turbines. Newly installed capacity doubled compared to last year, with 1,045MW. But investment and financing options are in sharp contrast with […]

30 August 2013

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, 6 – 8 p.m. The public meeting will include a presentation regarding construction and project updates and a question and answer session. The meeting also will feature a presentation by the project’s engineers […]

6 August 2013

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal from 6 – 8 p.m. today at the New Bedford Public Library. The public meeting will include a presentation regarding construction and project updates and a question and answer session. The meeting also will feature a presentation by […]