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  • 4 September 2013
    R&D

    A new independent report published today that is jointly sponsored by DONG Energy and Siemens outlines the important role that renewables can play in the UK’s transition to a low carbon electricity supply over coming decades. The report was launched in Parliament at a cross-party debate with key note speech from Rt. Hon Ed Davey […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Delta Lloyd will continue to invest in its offshore wind insurance portfolio. For that matter Delta Lloyd will further enhance its offshore wind energy team, in that a highly specialized team will stay in place, following the announcement that some wind energy specialists will leave the company. Delta Lloyd is involved in the insurance of 26 offshore […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following Norwegian media reports about layoffs at Nexans Norway AS, caused by market conditions in offshore wind and oil and gas industries, Offshore WIND contacted the company, which confirmed this move.  Communications Manager of Nexans Norway, Trude Larstad, said the company had to launch both temporary layoffs and downsizing at its facility in Halden. Along with significant uncertainty in the oil industry, […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aquamarine Power ceased trading on 20 November due to not receiving any offers from buyers. This was reported by BDO LLP business restructuring partners James Stephen and Graham Newton, who have been appointed Joint Administrators on 27 October. James Stephen said: “Despite a comprehensive marketing process, and after speaking to a number of interested parties, we regret to announce […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    EU Energy Ministers meeting in Luxembourg today are expected to agree: – a substantially higher share of renewable energy beyond 2020 (defining it as a “no regret option”) – that developing post 2020 strategies is necessary and urgent, and to encourage work to define the 2030 policy framework “The European Parliament, European Commission and now […]

  • 17 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Christian Buchel, member of the Board of Management and Chief Operating Officer of EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, is leaving the company of his own volition as of 31 May 2011. Christian Buchel will take on a new task at Electricité de France (EDF). As Chief Operating Officer, Christian Buchel was in charge of the […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    WinWinD has submitted a voluntary petition on bankruptcy to the District Court on October 3, 2013. The District Court has allowed the petition and appointed Attorney Pauliina Tenhunen as the Administrator to take care of the further process. WinWinD has been incurring heavy losses for the past several years and the company’s debts are currently […]

  • 7 January 2011

    Following information recently published in the press regarding the governance of the AREVA group, Jean-Cyril Spinetta, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, expresses his disapproval at the multiplication of untimely statements. He wishes to make clear the following points: A new procedure was issued following the meeting of the Council of Ministers on August 3, 2010. […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D

    The North Seas contain vast and largely untapped renewable energy resources. Whether or not these resources are ultimately exploited remains a matter of great uncertainty. However, important decisions on grid development in the North Seas will need to be taken before the amount of offshore wind and other renewable generation is fully known.  If the […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    SüdWestStrom Windpark GmbH &Co. KG is not buying the 400 MW offshore wind farm BARD Offshore 1. Delays in the completion of the wind farm and the modified risk assessment of offshore wind farms have led to a decision that the holding company SüdWestStrom Windpark GmbH &Co. KG and the project company SüdWestStrom StadtKraftWerk / […]

  • 10 May 2013

    ABB Chief Executive Officer Joe Hogan has decided to leave ABB for private reasons. A date for his departure has not yet been decided. Hogan will continue to lead ABB until a successor is announced. He is committed to a smooth transition. “Joe is a great and successful CEO and has done a remarkable job […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC) regrets the failure of the talks with Husumer Wirtschaftsgesellschaft mbH (HWG) which sought to achieve agreement on procedure for organisation of a wind energy fair. “Right up to the last minute we had been hoping for an agreement,” said Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO of Hamburg Messe und Congress […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Authorities

    The EU commission today announced an EU wide binding renewable energy target of 27% by 2030. This will not be translated in to national binding targets on renewable energy as we currently have up to 2020. At the same time it was announced that the EU will set a target of a 40% cut in greenhouse […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Environment

    The Administrative Court of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen has decided to suspend the construction of the Offshore Terminal Bremerhaven (OTB), due to legal action taken against the project by the environmental organization BUND. Thereby, no construction works can be carried out at the OTB until further notice, the court said. However, this does not apply […]

  • 18 September 2012

    The Federation of Business Associations in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, which was acting as mediator, has announced that the mediation process between the trade fair organisers in Hamburg and Husum has failed. This was the result of a last telephone conference between the parties on Sunday, 16 September. No agreement will therefore be reached before HUSUM […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Friends of the Supergrid (FOSG) teamed up with EASE, ECI, ESTELA, EWEA, and E3G to comment in a joint letter on key elements of the European Commission’s public consultation on the new electricity market design. These leading associations, NGOs and industry groups from Europe’s energy sector share the common objective of promoting the prompt, affordable […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Naval Energies has decided to stop investing in tidal energy, a market said to be in the process of closing, and focus on floating offshore wind, as well as ocean thermal energy conversion.

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Neptune was set up in 2005 as a development company for tidal stream power generation, using a new, niche concept and approach. The hope was that following further development of the concept, building and deploying a full-scale experimental demonstrator, followed by testing and evaluation, this would lead to the deployment of arrays of the devices, […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Authorities

    The European Commission today opened the debate on EU energy and climate policy after 2020 – offering the energy industry the prospect of the long-term clarity and stability needed for large, long-term investments. The European Commission’s Green Paper on a “2030 framework for climate and energy policies” published today in Brussels presents 2030 targets as […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Power has cut its workforce by one fifth as its proposed GBP 1 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project faces uncertainty and possibly further setbacks, according to local media. The company, which currently employs just under 100 people, has reportedly made most of the 17 job cuts at its headquarters in Gloucestershire. No changes […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa is planning to pause the manufacturing of offshore nacelles at its plant in Brande, Denmark, citing delays in offshore wind projects as the reason. This, combined with the discontinuation of the production of the onshore Direct Drive (DD) technology in Brande and onshore blade production in Aalborg, could potentially lead to the lay off of up […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    The Scottish Government’s efforts to develop the renewable industry are supported by the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee as necessary if the Government is to achieve its generation targets. The Scottish Government target of generating 100 per cent electricity by 2020 is achievable, but only if a number of issues are addressed, a report by […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Business & Finance

     The commissioning of Vestas’ new generator factory in Travemünde, Germany, is not progressing as planned. In order not to compromise on safety and quality in an already very busy fourth quarter, Vestas has chosen to postpone the handing over of a number of projects, primarily in Europe. The changed delivery plans for the remaining part […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Offshore wind energy is a “no-regrets” option for green growth, job creation and decarbonisation, ministers and delegates heard yesterday at the opening session of EWEA OFFSHORE 2013 in Frankfurt. But the energy projects coming online today will run for 30 years, so to ensure the right choices are made, a binding renewables target for 2030 […]

  • 28 August 2013

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, announces that the Group’s Chief Financial Officer, Frank Nelson, has informed the Company of his intention to leave Lamprell to return to the UK for personal reasons. Lamprell announced that Joanne Curin will […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Adwen GmbH will shut down the production and repair plant in Bremerhaven and close the sites in Bremen and Emden, with the service operation in Bremerhaven remaining in place.