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  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Minister of Ecology François de Rugy has signed the letters approving re-negotiated feed-in-tariffs for six offshore wind projects selected in the country’s first two tendering rounds.

  • 10 October 2014

    Four offshore wind farms that could provide enough energy to power over 1.4 million Scottish homes have received development consent, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced today. Once completed, the developments in the Forth and Tay region – Neart Na Gaoithe, Inch Cape Offshore Limited, Seagreen Alpha and Seagreen Bravo – could be capable of generating […]

  • 3 March 2016

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is conducting a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of a draft plan to enable future leasing for offshore wind, as well as wave and tidal devices. The authority published the UK Offshore Energy Strategic Environmental Assessment 3 (OESEA3) report, and opened the consultation period which closes on 29 […]

  • 28 August 2013

    Partners behind economically strategic offshore wind development promise to improve environment near Blackdog if substation proposal approved. Site investigations carried out near Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, as part of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) development have shown, as predicted by the project partners, low level tracesof asbestos in the ground. The findingsof a detailed report […]

  • 29 November 2019

    Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed the timeline for the launch of the ScotWind leasing round for offshore wind projects. Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed that the launch of ScotWind will take place after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine Plan (SMP) as announced in September. Applicants will be able to complete registration shortly after […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Today, DONG Energy acquired the Hornsea Zone and the project rights to Hornsea Project Two and Three, which have the potential of 3 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity. This follows DONG Energy’s acquisition of Hornsea Project One, a 1,200 megawatt (MW) offshore wind project in the Round 3, which was announced in February 2015. […]

  • 21 May 2013

    The Carbon Trust today unveiled their latest research project designed to help cut the cost of offshore wind power by increasing the energy yields from Round 3 wind farms that will be located up to 290km from the UK coast.  The new £2m wake effects measurement project will provide detailed measurement data to the wind […]

  • 14 November 2012

    The Crown Estate has today confirmed that three organisations have secured rights to progress with the development of tidal energy projects at sites around the UK. The announcement of these three projects signals the continued growth in both interest in the development of marine renewables across the whole of the UK and in the variety […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Steel River Consultants (SRC) has announced another significant win for the business. The company has been awarded a major round 3 wind farm project in the role of CDM Co-ordinator. Steel River offers a fresh approach to a wide range of quality Health and Safety consultancy support which spans all industry sectors, offering a particular […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) has awarded Tai-Shing Engineering and Construction Company Ltd. with the lease rights for a site at the Port of Taichung, where the company will build a factory to produce transition pieces for offshore wind turbines. TIPC announced the winner of the public tender for lease rights for around 12 Ha. at […]

  • 27 November 2014

    Companies developing cutting edge low carbon energy projects in generation, efficiency and storage – such as capturing carbon emissions or turning buildings into power stations – have the chance to bid for an extra £5 million of funding in the fourth round of the Government’s Energy Entrepreneurs’ Fund (EEF). Today also sees 19 projects being […]

  • 20 March 2012

    GRIMSBY’S potential as a centre for the multi-billion pound offshore wind industry has been highlighted as part of national television coverage about the UK economy. Viewers of the BBC’s Breakfast programme were shown workers leaving the town’s docks on boats bound for offshore wind farm sites. During the broadcast, Sam Pick, business development director of […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Leask Marine’s vessel C-Fenna supported DeepOcean’s Maersk Connector during recent work on DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind project.

  • 15 May 2011

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R…. (doi) [mappress] Source: doi, May 16, 2011

  • 20 March 2012

    Dominion Virginia Power told the federal government yesterday that it is interested in obtaining leases off the Virginia coast in an area that has the potential to generate approximately 1,500-2,000 megawatts of electricity from offshore wind turbines. The exact capacity would be dependent on detailed site investigations. Dominion expressed its interest in the entire 113,000 […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Tom Delay, CEO of the Carbon Trust, presented a diagnose of renewable energy sector’s weaknesses and proposed solutions to overcome them, in an article published at the organization’s official website. Here’s a thought.  If necessity is the motherhood of invention how come we are so far away from the wholesale deployment of low carbon energy technologies […]

  • 23 May 2014

    International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has recently undertaken an industry first use of Drop Down Video (DDV) surveys at Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm. E.ON’s Robin Rigg Wind Farm, located in the Solway Firth is the first commercial wind farm in Scottish waters. The technology, designed and deployed by sub-sea camera experts Envision Mapping […]

  • 9 October 2011

    ABPmer has been commissioned by DONG Energy Power (UK) Ltd to provide a coastal processes environmental impact assessment for the Burbo Bank and Walney Offshore Wind Farm Extensions. These projects will seek to achieve a robust investigation by making maximum use of an evidence based approach and in accord with COWRIE guidance. ABPmer has been […]

  • 10 January 2012

      Progress is lagging behind the Crown Estate’s intended timescales for Round 3 of the UK’s offshore wind programme. Why is this so and what can be done to put Round 3 projects back on track? The UK is currently the world leader in the generation of offshore wind energy thanks to the first two […]

  • 18 July 2014

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank have announced the proposed sale of leases for nearly 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for commercial wind energy leasing. “Responsible offshore wind energy development has the potential to create jobs, expand our domestic clean energy resources, and strengthen […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Regen SW published an article titled “UK Offshore wind: Who actually owns it?” today. You can read the article below. Recent weeks have seen mixed news for the offshore wind sector in the UK, including the positive announcement of the final investment decision for 588 MW Beatrice and the more disappointing news that the Neart na Gaoithe […]

  • 31 January 2019

    India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued draft offshore wind energy lease rules for the development of projects within the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The draft rules are open to comments and suggestions until 25 February, MNRE said. The rules stipulate that the offshore wind energy blocks are to be allocated to successful […]

  • 13 April 2016

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold the next North Carolina renewable energy task force meeting on 19 April via a webinar. The sixth Nort Carolina task force meeting will focus on the request for information and proposed sale notice for commercial wind leasing offshore North Carolina. The task force is an intergovernmental group and includes […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will participate in the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) auction for a commercial offshore wind energy lease off the coast of Long Island. Offshore wind is a critical component in meeting Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s aggressive clean energy goals, according […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    FoundOcean has started work on a ground-breaking offshore wind farm off the northeast coast of the UK. The wind farm is using the latest design in Transition Pieces, adopting a bolted-flange connection for all of the 73 turbine foundations. As well as the bolted-flange, the Transition Pieces are also being secured using a high strength […]

  • 3 March 2011

    Transmission Capital Partners* (TCP) has secured the first licence from energy regulator Ofgem to operate a high voltage link with an offshore wind farm in GB. A newly created company, to be known as TC Robin Rigg OFTO Ltd, will now hold the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) Licence. It will operate the £65 million link […]