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  • 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 […]

  • 4 January 2012

    Wind energy is taking an increasing battering, with vulnerability to storm damage, under-performance and increasing social and environmental impacts giving cause for concern. It also appears offshore turbine towers are more susceptible to scour than predicted, according to the latest issue (164 MA4) of the ICE’s Maritime Engineering journal. A team of research engineers from […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The marine energy sector is to benefit from £6 million in funding to further develop testing of new wave and tidal energy prototypes in the seas around Scotland. Scottish Enterprise is launching the third round of the remaining competitive funding from the initial WATERS fund in collaboration with Highlands & Islands Enterprise. This latest round […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has granted permissions to the Greater Copenhagen Utility (HOFOR) to conduct preliminary studies for the establishment of offshore wind farms in two areas in Øresund (the Sound). The 160MW Nordre Flint project would comprise between 16 and 40 wind turbines with an individual capacity of between 4 -10MW. The total feasibility […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised Dong Energy on its successful tender in the Isle of Man Offshore Wind Generation Leasing Round. Dong has been selected exclusively as the Isle of Man Government’s preferred partner in respect of the development of a 700MW offshore wind farm, which could power around 400,000 homes. This success […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Vivid Economics published a note on the impact of the UK leaving the EU, the so-called Brexit, on the UK’s energy sector. The note builds on the company’s work for National Grid from November 2015, when it was asked to assess the impact of the Brexit on the UK’s energy sector, finding that the overall impacts are likely […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The United States Government is on the edge of auctioning a total of 2,434 square miles area off the East Coast for development of offshore wind farms. The exact date of the auction is yet unfamiliar, however, it is expected by the end of this year. The biggest area to be leased is the one […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    APEM will carry out ultra-high resolution aerial digital surveys of offshore wildlife off the coast of North and South Carolina on behalf of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).

  • 23 January 2015

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a competitive lease sale auction for four wind energy areas on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore Massachusetts on Thursday, January 29.  A mock auction for the eligible bidders will be held on Monday, January 26, when BOEM will contact each eligible bidder and provide instructions for participation. The monetary auction will begin at 8:30 a.m. […]

  • 16 April 2018

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a public seminar on 26 April in Sterling, Virginia, regarding the recently-announced proposed lease sale for a 390,000ha offshore wind energy area in Massachusetts.

  • 29 January 2015

    Renewable Energy Association (REA) has welcomed the confirmation from the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) that £25 million of extra funding will be made available for ‘less established’ technologies bidding in the first CfD allocation round. While the immediate priority is a successful first auction process, the REA has expressed specific and consistent concerns […]

  • 22 May 2013

    CWind, a leading UK offshore wind farm service provider, is growing its turbine technician department in response to increased demand from clients. The new starters will join the existing team in assembling turbine components onshore, ready for being shipped offshore for installation. Once offshore, they will work with the manufacturers’ teams to construct turbines at […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The UK will need 75GW of operating offshore wind capacity to reach net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target by 2050, according to a recent report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Currently, the UK has around 8GW of operating offshore wind capacity. The recent sector deal has set a target of 30GW of operating capacity by […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Spanish energy giant Iberdrola is very interested in participating in future offshore wind capacity auctions in France, the company’s CEO and Chairman Ignacio Galán, said. This comes as Iberdrola announced it will invest between EUR 3 and EUR 4 billion in renewable energy projects in France over the next four years, both in onshore and […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The UK has committed to bring 15 percent of its total energy from renewables by 2020, and has already constructed 2.67 gigawatts of offshore wind in order to reach this target (a figure included in Europe’s 4.3 gigawatt total). Previous to June 2012, offshore wind investment in the U.K. totalled 1.5 billion pounds, an investment […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ) is gearing up for the opening of bids in the second Contracts for Difference (CfD) round in October by stepping up its on-going dialogue with potential supply chain investors in the industry to commit to setting up in the area. The East of England now looks certain to […]

  • 23 July 2018

    RenewableUK has welcomed the announcement by the UK government on new Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions for offshore wind, emphasizing that it means the UK’s offshore wind capacity is set to nearly double over the next decade.

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    In an effort to stabilize and reduce energy prices, False Pass is looking into harnessing tidal power, writes Alaska Public Media. A study that kicked off in 2012 found “only the best tidal current we’ve ever measured,” said the lead scientist Bruce Wright. According to Wright, this would enable the production of enough electricity for […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      RenewableUK, Britain’s largest wind and marine energy association, has welcomed the Government’s assurance that offshore wind farm developers will be entitled to compensation if leases (or agreements to lease) awarded to them are withdrawn by The Crown Estate. A clause currently exists in The Crown Estate’s seabed leases which allows offshore wind projects to […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The UK government plans to publish its final policy decisions on changes to the Contracts for Difference(CfD) scheme for the third allocation round this month.

  • 17 January 2012

    Alstom and the leading Scottish marine developer SSE Renewables have signed a new joint venture agreement to develop the Costa Head Wave Project, an up to 200 Megawatts (MW) wave energy site located north of mainland Orkney, in The Crown Estate’s Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Strategic Area. Alstom and SSE Renewables will work together […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has acquired 100% of Offshore MW LLC, a company holding a 166,886 acre (675 square km) offshore wind energy lease issued by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and located south of Massachusetts.  Offshore MW LLC is eligible to participate in the utility tender program established by recently […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man Government has invited expressions of interest from parties seeking to develop offshore wind and tidal energy production in Isle of Man territorial seas.  Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin said: “The opportunities for the Isle of Man in renewable energy are significant. For example, we estimate that leasing parts of the […]

  • 19 April 2011

    Offshore wind power is not in place in most countries still, but it is in some places (especially the EU) and it is expected to grow… By Zachary Shahan (cleantechnica) [mappress] Source: cleantechnica, April 19, 2011;

  • 1 August 2014

    The cancellation of the 4.2GW Celtic Array wind farm by the development partnership of Centrica and DONG, represents a “real blow” to the economy on the west coast of the UK, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, according to independent experts, Regen SW. The announcement comes just eight months after the cancellation of RWE’s […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Edinburgh-headquartered Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG) has expanded its team with two hires in preparation for the ScotWind offshore wind seabed leasing round in Scotland. Isla Robb will lead on RIDG’s Supply Chain and Skills as an Associate Director, working to ensure that the RIDG approach to project delivery is innovative, commercially competitive, and maximises […]