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  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Are you ready to tackle the challenges both short and long term? Secure your seat now for the Offshore WIND Conference where we will delve deeper into the opportunities and challenges the offshore wind industry is facing now and will face up to 2050.

  • 2 December 2011

    Sea-based wind turbines, enhanced grids and project financing shared centre stage at the EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 event in Amsterdam this week as it became clear the industry has the potential of becoming a driving economic force for many European coastal areas. Hosted by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), the bi-annual conference was told more […]

  • 20 December 2012

    PROMOTING the region’s positive features is vital in attracting new business connected with renewable energy, according to a sponsor of a green awards event. George Baker, managing director of East Yorkshire-based KRL Group Ltd, said the “time has come” for the Hull and Humber area to be better at showcasing its qualities. Mr Baker said […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Authorities

    Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond today met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Premier Wen of China and shared his vision of a global society with a secure energy future. The First Minister took part in a majilis – a public audience held by the ruler Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    In 2014, the average price for a megawatt hour of electricity in the Netherlands amounted to 41 euros, down more than 20 percent from 52 euros in 2013, TenneT reported.  These developments mean that market prices in the Netherlands and Germany are gradually converging. Whereas prices were equal in both countries for 19 percent of […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    The 8th annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) on 9 and 10 October 2017, part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference, will focus on the opportunities for the offshore wind sector for the short-, medium- and long-term.

  • 22 May 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has announced a shortlist of nominations for the association’s inaugural Energy Awards. More than five hundred guests, including business leaders and politicians, will attend the awards ceremony at a hotel in central London on 27th June. A member of the panel […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator announced a new GBP 2.4 million project aiming to cut the cost of offshore wind by optimising the design of jacket foundations through improved fatigue standards and validation of faster testing and fabrication methods. Jacket foundations are set to become a more dominant design solution, as monopiles are unlikely […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The offshore segment is one of the most promising fields of activity for the maritime industry ‑ with the main focus on provision of hardware and services both for wind energy as a growth market and for the boom sector of offshore oil and gas production. The technical challenges and economic opportunities will be addressed […]

  • 22 July 2011

    As the demand for energy increases worldwide, the search for renewable and viable sources of power intensifies. Two Ryerson University researchers have taken that search underwater, and using Iran as a test case, have found that oceans and lakes could make an enormous contribution to global energy production.  “Bodies of water are a huge, untapped […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Government today announced consent for the development of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay. The development consists of 11 wind turbines and their connecting cables, sited between two and 4.5 km off the Aberdeenshire coast, capable of generating up to 100 MW, providing enough energy to meet the needs […]

  • 15 May 2013

    The UK continues to lead the world in the field of offshore wind, with industry projections predicting a total of around 8GW of capacity installed by 2016 and around 18GW installed by 2020, by which point offshore wind will supply between 18 and 20 per cent of the UK’s electricity annually. Not surprisingly All-Energy 2013 […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Renewable energy will represent the largest single source of electricity growth over the next five years, driven by falling costs and aggressive expansion in emerging economies, the IEA said Friday in an annual market report. Pointing to the great promise renewables hold for affordably mitigating climate change and enhancing energy security, the report warns governments […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The winners of an annual celebration of business excellence in the Great Yarmouth borough were announced at a trophy presentation ceremony, at the Town Hall, on Friday, November 21. The Spirit of Enterprise Awards, now in its seventh year, is organised by enterpriseGY, Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s business support service, and aims to recognise and raise […]

  • 24 August 2010
    R&D

    Since its introduction five years ago, the ULSTEIN X-BOW® concept has proven its added value to customers when it comes to enhanced performances in operations, fuel economy, comfort and safety. However, innovation is a continuous process within ULSTEIN, finding new combinations of potential markets, products and services that allow customers to expand their positions. “Innovation […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Inna Braverman, 27, Co-founder and Marketing Director of Eco Wave Power, an advanced and promising wave Energy Company from Israel, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Business Green Leaders Awards of 2013 in the category of ‘Young Sustainability Executive of the Year’. Inna Braverman has been shortlisted, along with only three other nominees from a […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Liquid Robotics®, developer of the award-winning Wave Glider® self-powered hybrid sea-surface/underwater robotic vehicle, and cloud-based data service provider, has closed a Series D $22 million financing round led by VantagePoint Capital Partners, the company’s first institutional investor, together with participation by oilfield services provider Schlumberger. The company has additionally announced the appointment of Bill Vass, […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Technology

    Liebherr has launched its range of maritime crane simulators. Based on original software and hardware, the Liebherr simulators increase safety and productivity by providing a cost-effective and highly professional crane operator training solution. In September, the simulator will be part of the Liebherr booth at the Offshore Europe in Aberdeen. The development of this advanced […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    A new desktop tool which will allow offshore renewable energy developers to assess the likely impacts of their projects on marine mammal populations has been developed by scientists at the University of St Andrews and SMRU Marine, a university spin-out company. The tool – known as the Interim PCOD (Population Consequences of Disturbance) Model – […]

  • 29 May 2013

    A green energy entrepreneur from Devon is planning to build the world’s first purpose-built, tidal energy lagoon, capable of generating predictable, renewable electricity for more than 100,000 homes. Mark Shorrock from Tavistock is the driving force and chief executive of Tidal Lagoon Power Limited, which for the last 18 months has been working up detailed […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Freudenberg Group has developed a broad range of technically challenging product solutions and services for the fast growing American wind energy market. Various operating companies of the Freudenberg Group are dedicating considerable effort to the development of renewable energy resources. The extensive product portfolio ranges from sealing product innovations from Simrit, over several thousand […]

  • 18 October 2011

      The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US, Inc. and the Texas Wind Energy Clearinghouse were proudly gathered in the main auditorium after the 2nd Texas Offshore Wind Energy Roundtable (TOWER) Conference had been carried out successfully. Rounding up top industry leaders and experts, the 2nd annual TOWER Conference was enhanced by […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Major announcements were made at the fourth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM4) in India. Inaugurating the fourth Clean Energy Ministerial taking place in New Delhi this week, India’s Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said: “There is need for inter-country consultation and discussion in these areas to promote information exchange and to identify possible areas of collaboration, […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Offshore wind farms are built in areas where it has been determined, by monitoring with met masts and floating met buoys, that there is enough of the turbine ‘fuel’ under normal circumstances. It is not just the remote location and water depth that determines that you will not find any offshore wind farms in the […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Environment

    At a podium half-submerged in the Baltimore Harbor, public-interest leaders launched a broad-based campaign aimed at doubling Maryland’s clean energy goals for wind and solar power in the 2015 legislative session. Representatives from faith, health, social justice, student, business and environmental groups began Friday’s press conference standing up to their hips in water along Baltimore’s […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has raised more than £1 million from a panel of local business angels and the Welsh Government. The company, co-founded by Swansea University graduates Dr Gareth Stockman and Dr Graham Foster in 2009, will use […]