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  • 14 November 2013

    This year, Scottish Development International (SDI) will be present at the EWEA conference in Frankfurt with 24 Scottish companies, representing the entire value chain of the offshore wind industry. SDI will present products, technologies and services from Scotland at the Scottish National Pavilion at Stand 30C10. The country is leading in the area of renewable […]

  • 20 July 2012

    One of the leading experts in the UK for renewable energy will visit New Zealand next week, reports Scoop news portal. Paul O’ Brien will be talking to the leaders from the energy industry and government agencies from Wellington and Lower Hutt City. Mr. O’ Brien has a long career in renewable energy. Before joining […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Scottish Development International’s (SDI) international trade and investment activity created or safeguarded more than 7,000 Scottish jobs and helped more than 1,000 high potential Scottish companies target new global markets last year. In 2011/2012, SDI also worked with 190 companies on significant new international projects with a projected growth of £733million in sales over the […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Scotland’s leading offshore wind products and services will be showcased this week at Europe’s bi-annual premier offshore wind energy event, EWEA Offshore Wind 2011 (European Wind Energy Association Offshore Wind Event 2011). Supported by SDI and Scottish Enterprise (SE), more than 20 Scottish companies will join 7,500 delegates from around the world at the key […]

  • 27 October 2010
    Training & Education

    Energy Minister Jim Mather will be at one of the world’s largest renewables events this week to showcase Scotland. Mr Mather and SDI will… (egovmonitor) [mappress] Source: egovmonitor, October 27, 2010;

  • 16 April 2014

    More than a quarter of Europe’s total wind crosses Scotland’s land mass and shores. This is why Scotland has used their competitive advantage to create a thriving offshore renewables sector. This film explores the opportunities and investment in offshore wind development in Scotland, from key players in the industry. Offshore WIND staff, April 16, 2014; […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Development International (SDI) will lead a trade mission to Japan from 16-20th November to explore the opportunities in subsea mining and renewables across East Asia. The trade mission will expose several British companies to detailed market insights and connect them with the key players in the industry, as they look to exploit the export opportunities […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Partrac will be exhibiting at the 34th RenewableUK Annual Conference and Exhibition. The event, which will be held in the SECC in Glasgow on the 30th October – 1st November is the premier event for the renewable energy industry. The company will be exhibiting with Scottish Development International (SDI) in the Scottish Pavilion. Partrac is […]

  • 28 October 2011

      Partrac Group will be exhibiting at the EWEA Offshore 2011 Conference, on Stand 10030, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. They will be exhibiting with Scottish Development International (SDI) at the three day event, which will combine a high quality conference programme with a large, international, cross-sector exhibition. EWEA Offshore 2011 aims to educate the offshore […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Masdar has invested GBP 52.5 million (approx. EUR 61 million) in Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, according to Scottish Development International (SDI), as Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy investor agreed with Statoil to take a 25% stake in the project.

  • 7 May 2013

    Finance Secretary John Swinney witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Scottish Development International and Incheon Metropolitan City to encourage the two countries to exchange knowledge, ideas and technologies to develop their marine energy industries. The MoU will help to increase trade links between South Korea and Scotland, providing a new market for […]

  • 11 March 2012

    Finance Secretary John Swinney welcomed a deal between the Orkney based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and the Ocean Energy Association of Japan (OEAJ) to develop Japan’s first marine energy test centre. The Finance Secretary will next month travel to Japan and South Korea to promote Scottish industry including expertise and investment opportunities in Scotland’s […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge have held a ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium of EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge, is developing the Saint-Nazaire project some 12km off the coast of Loire-Atlantique. The 480MW wind farm will feature 80 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines manufactured in […]

  • 2 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    EMEC is exhibiting at the International Convention for Marine Renewable Energy (THETIS MRE) in Cherbourg, France on 9-10th April 2014. Oliver Wragg (Commercial Director) and Eileen Linklater (Client Relationship Manager) will be attending the event, and exhibiting as part of the SDI pavilion on stand B5. Mr Wragg is speaking at a session which will […]

  • 22 October 2013

    A team from EMEC will be attending the European Ocean Energy Association’s Ocean Energy Europe 2013 conference taking place in Edinburgh on 29th & 30th October 2013. Sponsored by Scottish Development International (SDI), this is the first time the conference has been held outside Brussels and will provide a platform for the industry, politicians and […]

  • 3 April 2015

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has become a member of the Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association (NaMICPA), a non-profit organisation, to help support the development of marine renewables in Japan and stimulate further collaboration between the two countries. Oliver Wragg, EMEC’s Commercial Director, signed up to the association during a marine energy trade […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Claims that independent Scotland would not be able to achieve its target on energy being produced fully from renewable sources were rejected by the Scottish Government, the Blue & Green Tomorrow news site reports. A report, made by researchers from Birmingham, Cardiff, Robert Gordon and Queens in Belfast, shows doubts that Scotland alone would  be […]

  • 25 May 2012

    Construction of the European Marine Science Park (EMSP) has begun at Dunstaffnage near Oban, which will offer commercial space for businesses at one of the world’s leading sites for marine research and development. The 20,000 square feet building will be available by the end of 2012, with further developments planned over the coming decade. The […]

  • 11 July 2019

    Xodus Group is working with Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International (SDI) to create a directory of Scotland-based suppliers for the offshore wind market. The new Scottish Industries Directories platform will include a directory and gap analysis which are expected to help local suppliers capture a greater share of the offshore wind market by advertising their experience […]

  • 27 September 2011

      First Minister Alex Salmond welcomed a senior government and industry delegation from China, led by Vice-Minister Liu Qi of the country’s National Energy Administration (NEA), during a visit to learn more about Scotland’s offshore wind industry. The industry mission, which includes Shi Lishan, NEA Deputy Director General, and leading Chinese utility companies, had an […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following the launch of the Fécamp offshore wind project, EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd have revealed the Tier 1 suppliers for the 500 MW French offshore wind farm. Siemens Gamesa will provide 71 SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of 7 MW. The contract also includes a 15-year maintenance period. These turbines will […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantique Offshore Energy and its consortium partners GE Grid Solutions and Société de Dragage International (SDI), part of the DEME Group, have won a contract to design, manufacture, and install the electrical offshore substation for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The contract was awarded by Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium between EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge, […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Over 20 Scottish firms will join 7,500 delegates from around the world to showcase their products and services at EWEA Offshore Wind 2011. The bi-annual event, held in Amsterdam, presents a unique opportunity to tell the world about Scotland’s leading offshore wind expertise. At the Scotland Pavilion, supported by Scottish Development International (SDI) and Scottish […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has begun the production of turbines for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. GE, in charge of providing 80 Haliade 150-6MW turbines for the project, said that the routing of components and materials is currently underway at its Saint-Nazaire production site. The Haliade unit destined for the 480MW French wind farm was tested onshore […]

  • 29 June 2011

    Global wind power is forecast to more than double from 194.4GW at the end of 2010 to 450GW by 2015 according to a five-year industry forecast by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) – thanks to a growing trend toward offshore wind, primarily in the North Sea. The report highlighted the strong global investment in […]

  • 8 July 2010

    Aberdeen-based firm signs co-operation agreement with major Chinese manufacturer. First Minister Alex Salmond today welcomed a strategic co-operation agreement signed between SeaEnergy Renewables and Nantong COSCO Ship Steel Structure Company (NCSC) to develop and market steel structures for the offshore wind industry. The agreement – the first of its kind between a Scottish firm and […]