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  • 1 February 2012

    Highlands and Islands businesses are showcasing the region’s infrastructure and skills capabilities at Scotland’s largest ever Offshore Wind conference taking place in Aberdeen since yesterday. Attracting more than 600 of the most influential business leaders in oil and gas and renewable energy from across the UK and Europe, the two day Scottish Offshore Wind Conference […]

  • 21 October 2011

    A&P TYNE is part of a newly-launched North East “Super Group” formed to tell global business just how deep the region’s talent pool is in the growth area of renewable energy. The influential band of companies – united under the name Energi Coast – aim to demonstrate the region’s ability to service the entire needs […]

  • 1 April 2014

      Speaking at the ADB Pacific business media summit last week in Sydney, Australia, ADB’s senior Pacific energy specialist Anthony Maxwell stressed the fact that renewables are becoming more viable for Pacific Island countries, writes Solomon Star news site. He said that wave energy is in a similar position as solar power 10-15 years ago, […]

  • 24 February 2013

    Champions of the region’s growing green energy industry are to be celebrated at an awards ceremony. The Humber Renewables Awards will be staged with a ceremony at The Deep in Hull. The event is the only one of its type dedicated to the area’s emerging renewable energy sector. First held last year, the awards return […]

  • 12 October 2011

    MPs from Yorkshire and the Humber are being asked to support plans for a 2,600 turbine wind farm which could be built 100 miles off the…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, October 12, 2011

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has appointed Martin Charles as regional general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This appointment contributes to Aquatic’s business strategy for 2014 and its ambitious expansion programme, which will improve customer service worldwide. Charles will lead the company’s market development and project delivery across the EMEA […]

  • 20 March 2015

    KDM Marine International, part of the James Fisher Group, has appointed Faisel Chaudry as Regional Manager for the Eastern Hemisphere. Faisel, who has more than eight years’ experience in the oil and gas and offshore renewables industries, is tasked with growing the market-leading company’s presence in the region. Focusing on the Middle East, India, North […]

  • 5 October 2018

    The regional council of Pays de la Loire in France is opening consultations for new offshore wind areas.

  • 21 September 2018
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Offshore wind developer wpd and the Brittany Region have signed an agreement to promote the development of floating wind in this French region.

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Energy and sustainability advisory company DNV KEMA, the energy arm of DNV, has appointed the former President of Sweco Norway to the post of Scandinavia regional manager. Vibecke Hverven joins DNV KEMA on 1 December with more than seven years of experience as President of Sweco Norge, a leading multidisciplinary consultancy company in the field […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the University of Hull have established a collaboration which will see the launch of an offshore wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Centre of Excellence in the Humber region, UK.

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Andrew Mill, CEO, The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec):  “With the support received from the Regional Growth Fund, Narec will help to sustain the UK’s leading position in the offshore wind sector by driving the commercial development of seven new innovative products or services.  Narec will manage the £11 million R&D programme, which includes match […]

  • 15 October 2015

    The EU Committee of Regions (CoR) has called for greater public and private support for ocean energy to boost economic growth and secure jobs in the EU’s regions. CoR argues that greater commitment would boost energy security and enable the European Union to retain its competitive advantage in a pioneering sector. The opinion, which was drafted […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    East Anglia ONE has put Norwich and East Norfolk in a leading position among districts across the UK in 2016, with more than GBP 2.7 billion worth of construction contracts, helped greatly by the year’s largest contract award, the GBP 1.8 billion East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

  • 7 June 2012

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold a meeting with state premiers next week to discuss regional competition in producing electricity from renewable sources that could cause overcapacity in the future. The point of the meeting is to achieve better collaboration in coordinating the transition process  from nuclear and coal power to renewable energy, says the Bloomberg. Namely, […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Tens of thousands of jobs are on the horizon in the new renewables, energy and chemicals process workforce over the coming few years, and many of them will be on the Humber, say industry experts. The massive potential for jobs in the region came under the spotlight at a Hull conference organised by Humber Chemical […]

  • 22 August 2014

    Marine Ecological Surveys Ltd (MESL) has been appointed to undertake regional seabed monitoring, consisting of over 2,500 samples, on behalf of eight marine aggregate operators with licensed interests in the southern North Sea through a contract being coordinated by the British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA).  MESL were identified as the preferred consultancy to collect, […]

  • 13 May 2011

    Digby County projects were the focus of a May 3 session in Digby hosted by the Annapolis Digby Economic Development Association.   By John DeMings (digbycourier) [mappress] Source: digbycourier, May 13, 2011

  • 15 October 2015

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Hopper has announced Joan Barminski as the Regional Director of the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region. Barminski, who starts her position immediately, will be responsible for managing the development of energy and mineral resources on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore California, Oregon, Washington, […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Representatives from six French coastal regions and the industry have severely criticised France’s offshore wind targets set out in the new multiannual energy programme, describing them as a ”disaster” and ”the worst-case scenario”.

  • 18 February 2011

    The European Wind Energy Association is forecasting that up to 1,500 MW of offshore wind power will be connected to European national grids… By Peter Reina ( [mappress] , February 18, 2011    

  • 18 November 2011

    North East Renewable Energies Group, Energi Coast, will showcase the strengths of the region’s supply chain at a major international…   (bdaily) [mappress] Source: bdaily, November 18, 2011; Image: tagenergysolutions

  • 10 April 2020

    A regional development agency from Taranaki, New Zealand, has published a paper on the offshore wind potential in the waters off Taranaki coast.

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas has appointed Masato Yamada as the Regional Manager Asia Pacific, to oversee the company’s growth across the Asia Pacific region. Yamada was formerly the company’s Chief Strategy Officer based in Aarhus, Denmark, and will now be based in MHI Vestas’ Tokyo office. He initiated Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ pre-joint venture […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Liverpool City Region LEP yesterday released a response to Budget Statement. Executive Director of Strategic Economic Development from Liverpool City Region LEP Mike Palin said: “The Budget has given LEPs a clear cue. Our task now is to create a compelling case for allocations from the Single Local Growth Fund. To do this we must […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Government has approved the Liverpool City Region as a Centre for Offshore Renewable Engineering (CORE). The City Region is the first on the West Coast to be awarded CORE status. The City Region was selected following a submission to Government by the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, supported by Cammell Laird, Peel Ports and […]