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  • 13 June 2012

    CWind has become the 100th company to sign the RenewableUK Wind Energy Charter and has just had one of its technicians who is currently working on Avenger, CWind’s amphibious rescue vessel, shortlisted for the RenewableUK Energy Awards Trainee of the Year. CWind delivers both charter service workboats and highly skilled personnel to the offshore wind industry. Based […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association, has welcomed a new report by the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee which calls for an increase in the deployment of wave and tidal power. The Committee Chairman Tim Yeo MP said “Britannia really could rule the waves when it comes to marine renewable energy”. The Committee calls […]

  • 12 October 2012

    SGS announces its participation at RenewableUK – the premier renewable energy conference and exhibition in the United Kingdom. From October 30 – November 1, 2012, SGS will present its wide range of renewable energy services at stand 107 at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Center (SECC) in Glasgow. RenewableUK boasts the distinction as one of […]

  • 25 March 2014

    Reacting to the announcement by Siemens that it will build wind turbine production and installation facilities at two sites in Yorkshire, investing £160 million, RenewableUK’s Chief Executive Maria McCaffery said: “This is a major coup for the British wind industry – it’s the green-collar jobs game-changer that we’ve been waiting for. Attracting a major international […]

  • 17 October 2013

    Tideland Signal and Tideland Power Systems (formerly Dabbrook Services) will be presenting their comprehensive service for specifying, supply, commissioning and maintenance of navigation warning systems on stand 197 at RenewableUK 2013 at the NEC Birmingham from 5 to 7 November. Tideland Signal is a leading global supplier of temporary and permanent navigational aids and solar […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Bladt Industries will participate in RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind Conference and Exhibition on the 13th and 14th June  The company will be at stand no. 311, where visitors can learn more about Bladt Industries, and those with an upcoming project can discuss it with its project managers. Bladt Industries is an international steel contractor specializing in large-scale and […]

  • 16 September 2015

    The Chief Executive of RenewableUK, Maria McCaffery, will be stepping down next year from her role in the trade association. Julian Brown, Chairman of the Board, announced that Maria has tendered her resignation and will be staying in post until a successor is able to take over the leadership role. This is likely to be […]

  • 28 January 2013

    RenewableUK welcomed new statistics released by the European Wind Energy Association, which confirm that in 2012 the UK offshore wind sector enjoyed one its most successful years ever, with 9 offshore wind farms fully connected to the national grid. According to EWEA 854 megawatts of capacity to generate clean electricity were installed last year, bringing […]

  • 7 June 2013

    Seajacks UK will be exhibiting at the Renewable UK Offshore Wind Conference and Exhibition in Manchester, 12th – 13th June 2013. Recently, Marubeni and INCJ established Seajacks Japan Ltd, a 100% group company of Seajacks International Limited. Seajacks Japan will conduct sales and marketing activities mainly targeting the offshore wind market in Japan and other […]

  • 28 November 2014

    RenewableUK has published a short video about offshore wind in the UK. The UK has the best wind resource in Europe. By developing offshore wind, the country is improving its energy security, cutting polluting carbon emissions and building a new manufacturing and export industry that could employ over 40,000 people. According to the video, bigger and […]

  • 27 June 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed the publication of today’s draft strike prices for the technologies it represents as an important step in building industry confidence. The Government has confirmed the levels of support it intends, subject to consultation, to provide renewable technologies including onshore and offshore wind and wave and tidal. Much detail remains to be fleshed […]

  • 26 November 2013

    Commenting on RWE’s announcement that it has decided not continue developing the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm project, RenewableUK’s Director of Policy, Dr Gordon Edge, said: “This is just one of a number of offshore wind farm projects in UK waters. Overall, we are set to achieve a massive increase in the amount of clean […]

  • 5 August 2015

    RenewableUK today highlighted the announcement that the next stage of the giant Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea has gained planning consent from the Energy Secretary Amber Rudd. The Teesside project is equal in size to the world’s largest previously consented project, Dogger Bank Creyke Bank (also up to 2.4GW) situated alongside it, […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Met Office experts will be at the RenewableUK 2011 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Manchester 25 – 27 October to demonstrate how its world leading science can make a valuable contribution to the wind energy market. The renewable power generation industry, dominated by wind power in the UK, is growing significantly to meet the country’s […]

  • 28 February 2014

    Provisional statistics released today by the UK Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) show that the amount of electricity produced by wind grew 38% from 2012 to 2013. In total the amount of energy generated by wind grew from 5.5% in the mix in 2012 to 7.7% in 2013. The initial conclusions suggest that […]

  • 16 July 2014

    RenewableUK has today commented on new research on tidal lagoon technology. The research shows that if six tidal lagoons were constructed around the coasts the sector could supply as much as 8% of the UK’s electricity needs and during peak of construction employ nearly 71,000 people. The paper, authored by Centre for Economics and Business […]

  • 30 March 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind, wave and tidal industry, has hailed the publication of new Government figures as a clear demonstration of the significant role wind power now plays in Britain’s energy mix. Wind power capacity increased by over a gigawatt in 2011, and output increased by over 5.3 terawatt-hours to 15.5TWh – […]

  • 5 June 2014
    R&D, Technology

    The trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, RenewableUK, has hailed the opening of a new marine energy test centre at the University of Edinburgh as another positive example of the progress being made by the sector. The new £9.5m FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility will have the capability to recreate scale version […]

  • 21 December 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind and marine energy industries, has welcomed a DECC’s report showing that nearly 12% of UK electricity was  produced from renewables. RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Maf Smith said:  “British homes and businesses are now getting more than 10% of their electricity from renewables on a regular basis, […]

  • 21 September 2015

    The UK’s trade organisation for the renewable energy industries, RenewableUK, has shortlisted  NWA Workboat Safety Forum for their “RenewableUK Breakthrough Award”, which is due to be presented to the winner at the RenewableUK Gala Dinner at Liverpool’s St. George’s Hall on 7th October. Philip Woodcock, Chairman of the NWA Workboat Safety Forum said: “I am incredibly proud […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Julian Brown, AREVA Wind’s Country Director for the UK, has been elected to the board of RenewableUK, the country’s leading renewable energy trade association. He will be one of the 12 board members of the body which represents the UK wind and marine (tidal and wave) industry. “It is an honour to be elected to […]

  • 16 August 2016

    RenewableUK has welcomed the news that DONG Energy’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm has gained planning consent from the UK Business and Energy Secretary, Greg Clark.  Wind power is currently delivering over 12% of the UK’s electricity, which is expected to increase to 20% by 2020 with offshore wind alone providing 10%. Offshore wind’s costs have […]

  • 6 November 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed a ringing endorsement of the wind, wave and tidal energy industries by the Energy Secretary Edward Davey at the trade association’s annual conference in Birmingham. Namely, Mr Davey used his speech at RenewableUK event to “confirm and reconfirm the Government’s commitment to renewable energy.” He also noted that the UK is a […]

  • 11 May 2015

    RenewableUK today commented on the news that Amber Rudd MP has been appointed Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery, said: “We wish Amber Rudd well as Energy Secretary. We are pleased to see continuity at the Department following her role as Energy Minister in the previous Government. “We […]

  • 30 August 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, today welcomed a well-judged call for the debate on wind policy to be based on evidence. In a new report – “Beyond The Bluster – Why Wind Power Is An Effective Technology”, the Institute for Public Policy Research demonstrates that wind is […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Narec is hosting a lunchtime industry seminar at this year’s RenewableUK Conference and Exhibition, from 13:15 – 14.30 (Exchange 8, First Floor) on Turbine drive train testing: Risk reduction and technology acceleration for offshore renewables. Stephen Robertson, Commercial Manager, will update on the development of two new test facilities at Narec – 3MW and 15MW […]