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  • 31 October 2011

    World’s leading shipbuilding industry fair highlights key issues of maritime industry at its 25th anniversary event 25th SMM, shipbuilding, machinery, marine technology international trade fair hamburg, at Hamburg Fair site from 4 to 7 September 2012 The 25th SMM focuses on four major areas next year, covering the whole range of the maritime industry with […]

  • 4 February 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan’s new report “Chinese Wind Market” to their offering. This study covers the state of the Chinese Wind Market, examining Chinese wind resources, pricing, technology, legislation, end-users, value chain, industry challenges and drivers and restraints for growth. Following from these, market forecasts are estimated by […]

  • 16 January 2014

    Recently released, the UK’s new national infrastructure plan saw the Government shifting incentives toward offshore wind power—and away from onshore wind farms and solar parks projects. Likewise, the recently published “Levy Control Framework” will see a boost to the UK’s spending on solar, wind and other renewable energy projects to £7.6 billion pounds a year […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    E.ON’s transformation is the main topic at the company’s Annual Shareholders Meeting in Essen, Germany. Supervisory Board Chairman Werner Wenning and CEO Johannes Teyssen updated shareholders on the status of the project to divide the company into the future E.ON and a new company, Uniper. Starting in 2016, E.ON will focus on renewables, energy networks, […]

  • 11 October 2012
    R&D

    Douglas-Westwood Renewables Manager, Frank Wright discusses the world offshore wind market over the next five year period, 2012-2016 in an article called “The World Offshore Wind Market Forecast 2012-16”.  Why Offshore Wind? International concern about the links between rising global average temperatures and increasing man-made Green House Gas (GHG) concentrations has led to ambitious long-term […]

  • 29 April 2013

    Energi Coast, in conjunction with NOF Energy, Subsea North East and Tees Valley Unlimited, showcased North East England’s impressive offshore renewables capabilities at an event at the House of Commons. Sponsored by Redcar MP, Ian Swales, the event was held on the prestigious Terrace Pavilion at the Palace of Westminster. Members of Parliament representing constituencies […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Technology

    Babcock’s innovative floating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system to provide critical meteorological data for offshore wind farm developers at reduced cost, has been deployed to start a six month trial of the new system in the Irish Sea. The floating LiDAR system is being trialled at RWE’s Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, off […]

  • 16 July 2013

    EYEMOUTH HARBOUR TRUST (EHT) announced the award of a contract to Scottish consultancy Caithness Renewables Ltd for the development of a marketing plan, as part of its strategy to explore potential opportunities for diversification of the port’s activities and so ensure its long-term sustainability for the benefit of all stakeholders. The marketing plan will identify […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Experts from Scotland’s world-leading wave and tidal testing hub the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) are to collaborate with their marine energy counterparts from the Ocean University of China (OUC) in Shandong Province under a new partnership announced by First Minister Alex Salmond. Staff from the Orkney-based facility will assist OUC to develop a wave […]

  • 25 July 2011

    The Gdansk Shipyard, where the Solidarity movement that ended the communist era in Poland was born, is now trying to lead another Polish revolution … in offshore wind power. The European Union has laid out clean energy targets to be reached by its 27-members by 2020. To hit those marks Poland must break its coal […]

  • 5 November 2010

    SMart Wind, the consortium lead by Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, has appointed GL Garrad Hassan to act as Independent Engineer for the first two 500MW projects in the 4GW ‘Hornsea’ zone located off the coast of Yorkshire. Last month the consortium announced it has secured grid connection for the first two 500MW […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Jason Deign, for New Energy Update There is one subject that all commentators on the US offshore wind industry agree on: the sector is going to undergo rapid expansion over the next decade. What does provoke argument is the likely scale of this growth, and the relative importance of the factors that are going to […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Three recently completed 21 metre Austal wind farm support vessels are heading to Europe, where they will shortly commence operations for UK operator Turbine Transfers. The Wind Express 21 catamarans will be used to transport service crews and equipment to the many offshore wind farms that are located off the coastlines of several European countries. […]

  • 16 October 2017

    Marine Energy Event, held on October 11, 2017, as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2017 in Amsterdam, gathered a great number of industry experts who discussed the latest in marine energy with a focus on conditions for commercial success which was also the topic of this year’s event.

  • 29 June 2015

    Block Island Block Island wind farm has successfully reached financial close, marking it the first offshore wind project in the USA to get realised. The mile stone was reached after over $290m investment was secured in project financing by Mandated Lead Arrangers Societe Generale of Paris, France, and KeyBank National Association of Cleveland, Ohio following […]

  • 29 May 2013
    R&D

    About 1.2 billion people – almost the population of India – don’t have access to electricity, 2.8 billion have to rely on wood or other biomass to cook and heat their homes, renewable energy accounts for 18 percent of the global energy mix, and the largest energy savings and greatest expansion of renewables happened in […]

  • 26 March 2013

    Ignacio Galan, Chairman of Iberdrola and ScottishPower, has called on the UK government to provide more clarity on details of the energy reform currently going through Parliament if investments in new plants are to be made in time to avoid energy shortages in the next few years. “Although the Energy Bill (Electricity Market Reform) currently […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The DNV KEMA headquarter for Asia Pacific in Beijing will be headed by COO Bjorn Tore Markussen, and has ongoing operations in Korea, Australia, India, Singapore, Malaysia and China. Mr. Markussen comes from the position as Managing Director of DNV’s Clean Technology Center in Singapore. There will be close cooperation with the Clean Technology Center. […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Meeting the world’s growing need for energy will require more than $48 trillion in investment over the period to 2035, according to a special report on investment released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) as part of the World Energy Outlook series. Today’s annual investment in energy supply of $1.6 trillion needs to rise […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Scotland’s delivery of devolution and renewable energy development should be a model for other UK Governments to follow, according to a recent study by Robert Gordon University (RGU). The newly published study has shown that Scotland leads the way in renewables deployment across the UK and that independence is a driving force in the growth […]

  • 31 May 2012

    MPI Offshore’s new generation of offshore wind turbine installation vessels are expanding the envelope of the renewables industry, taking it into deeper water and harsher environments. With a new generation of offshore windfarms under construction in more remote locations and harsher environments, MPI Offshore has started operating two new advanced wind turbine installation vessels. These […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Authorities

    Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) has responded to the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) by writing a letter to Rt Hon Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, after the news published a few days ago, where DECC was quoted as saying that REF’s figures regarding the future subsidy income for the […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Van Oord renews order for an offshore wind power transport and installation vessel from Sietas with option on a second ship. The deal is perfect and Sietas will be the first German shipyard to build an offshore wind power transport and installation vessel. The order was placed by Van Oord of the Netherlands, a reputed […]

  • 13 January 2012
    R&D

      A new strategic alliance between Willis Group Holdings, the global insurance broker, and clean energy financier Narec Capital will unlock fresh opportunities for firms in the renewable energy market to develop and scale up technologies that generate low carbon power from the air, sea and sun. By combining dedicated finance and insurance capacity, Narec […]

  • 16 November 2010
    R&D

    First annual 2010 Patents and Inventors Contest The company is a driver of technological development: it will open five technology centres around the world and invest 150 million euros in R&D (2011-2013) Madrid/Bilbao, 15 November 2010. Gamesa, one of the world’s leaders in the manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines and a top wind farm […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The momentum building for the development of offshore wind power in the U.S. was on full display over the last two days during the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER keynote speakers Abigail Ross Hopper, Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy […]