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  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Building upon its strong track record in South East Asia, GL Garrad Hassan has opened a new office in Singapore. Senior Investment and Strategy Advisor Ragna Schmidt-Haupt has been appointed to drive renewable energy services in the country, with a strategic focus on solar investment. Singapore has been targeted as an area for further expansion […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited welcomes the UK Government’s proposal for increased support of wave energy across the UK which will see wave projects receive more than 5 times the tariff of onshore wind projects. The UK Government’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) consultation sets out the Government’s proposals for levels […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The Nordic Baltic group of shipyards, part of the BLRT Grupp, cannot be accused of acting as an old age pensioner, despite its 100 year history. The group follows the various developments in the wind energy market with interest and is ideally placed in Denmark, Germany, Norway and the UK, where it is all happening.  “Customers come to us because they prefer customised […]

  • 15 August 2014
    R&D, Training & Education

    Statoil has accepted to support a PhD work of Ole-Erik Vestøl Endrerudat at University of Stavanger with Dr. Nenad Keseric from Statoil Wind Operations being a co-supervisor. The PhD work examines ways to the most cost effective operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Statoil wind operation department has recognised the potential of the agent-based model developed […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities

    Ireland’s Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) is running the final public consultation on the development and design of a new renewable energy support scheme, with the consultation period closing on 10 November. 

  • 14 November 2012

    Greenpeace International and the Global Wind Energy Council released their bi-annual report on the future of the wind industry in Beijing. The fourth edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook shows that wind power could supply up to 12% of global electricity by 2020, creating 1.4 million new jobs and reducing CO2 emissions by more […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Approximately 300 people attended a rally last Friday on Tybee Island to promote offshore wind energy. The event, called the “Wind Works: for Jobs, for Georgians” rally was sponsored by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and the Sierra Club. The coalition of groups and individuals came together on Labor Day weekend to promote […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister Pat Rabbitte TD officially opened Natural Power’s Irish headquarters in Dublin, with the creation of 20 highly skilled positions. Natural Power is a leading international renewable energy consultancy, with a full range of construction services, as well as providing access to the full lifecycle range of services available through the company across the Onshore […]

  • 23 November 2011

    A full-size prototype of the floating LIDAR offshore resource assessment system, known as FLIDAR™, has been successfully tested 15km off the Belgian coast. It has been located next to a stationary LIDAR (WINDCUBE®v2 LIDAR from Leosphere) on a fixed communication mast for the month of October, in order to test survivability and validate the accuracy […]

  • 29 September 2011

      IT Power has been awarded a contract by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), as part of its China Prosperity Strategic Programme, to establish co-operation between the UK and China on Ocean Energy. Working with the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) at the University of Southampton and Chinese partners including the China National […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Authorities

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing today confirmed levels of support for renewables in Scotland for the next four years – including the retention of current rates for hydro, reductions in support for onshore wind and biomass, and a proposal for higher support for offshore wind. Announcing the proposals in a statement to Parliament, Mr Ewing said […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) today reported that two big European offshore wind financings, and a record quarter for investment in Chile, were among the highlights of an otherwise sluggish Q2 2015, when it comes to clean energy investment. Worldwide, clean energy investment was $53bn in the second quarter of 2015, just 3% less than a revised $54.4bn […]

  • 26 January 2016

    “It is almost like winning the lottery,” Meewind Director Willem Smelik says when reflecting on how a group of small investors have managed to participate in three major offshore wind farm projects. “We are now investing in a third wind farm ‘Nobelwind’ and raising funding of €25 million a year!” Meewind is an umbrella investment […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Some 500 industry experts are expected at the SMM Offshore Dialogue, hosted for the second time by Hamburg Messe, with support from the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi). The workshop is to be held in the framework of SMM 2012, the world’s leading maritime industry fair, at the Hamburg Fair site. The focus […]

  • 25 January 2012

    The Masdar Headquarters (“HQ”) reflects the agility and mission of the organization, promising carbon neutrality and a modular design that will ensure that the building adapts to the requirements and needs of partners, announced Hamad Al Matrooshi, Senior Project Manager for the Masdar City Headquarter building. The Facade of the HQ connects two separate buildings […]

  • 19 March 2012

    New Energy Husum opened with an act of celebration. The exhibition for renewable energy celebrated its tenth anniversary with eminent speakers from the fields of industry and politics. These included representatives of the small wind turbine, biogas and solar sectors alongside Schleswig-Holstein’s economics minister Jost de Jager. De Jager used the occasion to present Husum’s […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Global offshore wind capacity may increase 15-fold and attract around USD 1 trillion of cumulative investment by 2040, according to a new report published by the International Energy Agency. This is driven by falling costs, supportive government policies and some remarkable technological progress, such as larger turbines and floating foundations, IEA said. That’s just the start […]

  • 5 March 2014
    R&D

    At Ecobuild 2014 Viessmann will be presenting its power-to-gas solution for addressing the peaks in power generation from weather-dependant renewable energy sources. Viessmann, one of the world’s leading sustainable heating systems manufacturers, believes its model for storing excess power in the gas grid can pave the way for the UK’s successful transition from conventional to […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Technology

    Many countries are turning to solar technology and renewable energy because of a need for alternative energy sources and environmental concerns. To help meet these needs, DNV has developed SUNdy, a large-scale offshore solar field concept which has been launched at Singapore International Energy Week. Dubbed SUNdy, the core feature of the concept is a […]

  • 28 September 2010

    From November 2nd through to the 4th, SGS will be attending the Annual Conference and Exhibition “RenewableUK 2010” at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre in Glasgow. At stand no. 270A SGS experts will be promoting SGS’s extensive Renewable Energy Services for all phases of the wind farm project life cycle, including Technical Due Diligence, Risk […]

  • 5 September 2012
    R&D

    Having quadrupled its solar capacity target to 50GW by 2020 and begun an accelerated domestic installations program to tackle the oversupply of solar panels, China looks set to continue its domination of the global renewable energy market, according to Ernst & Young’s latest quarterly global Renewable energy Country Attractiveness Indices report (CAI) released today.   The […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    An economic study into the cost profile of power from tidal lagoons has found that a portfolio of three UK tidal lagoons, in operation by 2021, would deliver large-scale low carbon power at a significantly cheaper price than offshore wind. The study, conducted by energy economists at Pӧyry, a management consultancy, identifies a volume-weighted levelised […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Technology

    Offshore WIND Team spoke to FLiDAR’s Bruce Douglas at EWEA Offshore 2013 held in Frankfurt. Mr. Douglas commented on the company’s latest contracts and growth within the offshore wind industry. He also explained the benefits of using a floating LiDAR over a fixed meteorological mast. Offshore WIND: First of all, I would like to congratulate […]

  • 16 February 2012

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. announced the launch and commissioning of its 52nd offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Abersoch Bay’ to Turbine Transfers Ltd. Designed as a technology demonstration vessel to ‘live test’ new solutions for the industry, ‘Abersoch Bay’ incorporates equipment that will be fitted as standard to the new range of South […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    As previously announced, readers/viewers of Offshore WIND on Wednesday had a chance to follow a live stream of the on-air talk show themed “From bust to boom,” recorded on the exhibition floor of the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference, being held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The session had promised to tackle the jobs situation in oil, […]

  • 12 November 2014
    R&D

    Events of the last year have increased many of the long-term uncertainties facing the global energy sector, says the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) World Energy Outlook 2014 (WEO-2014). It warns against the risk that current events distract decision makers from recognising and tackling the longer-term signs of stress that are emerging in the energy system. […]