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  • 15 May 2017
    Environment, R&D

    Scheduling wind farm construction activities in the Maryland Wind Energy Area (WEA) to take place during summer months, from June to September, could reduce the likelihood of disturbance to harbour porpoises, according to a new study.

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Longgen Zhang to its board of directors. He will replace Mr. Cole Capener who has served as an independent director since November 2013. Ming Yang also announced that its Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) Mr. Calvin Lau would be succeeded by Mr. Ng Kwok […]

  • 20 April 2017

    Offshore wind development is doing well in the Netherlands. Coastal waters surrounding the country will see 3.450MW installed up to 2023 as defined in the Energy Agreement. Now is the time to ask: what will happen next?

  • 23 January 2013
    R&D

    The wind energy industry, one of the key growth engines amongst renewable energy technologies slipped into a slowdown in 2012 plagued by Europe’s and other developed countries’ economic woes, its first since witnessing double digit growth rate y-o-y since 2009. Amidst this, the wind energy industry is likely to regain its lost sheen back in […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Environment

    Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) is concerned with E-ON’s Draft Environmental Statement identifying potentially significant negative impacts on wave height of up to -22% at some of the country’s most popular and well established surfing beaches. This potential reduction would be an unacceptable level to SAS and the local surfing community. Surfing and other wave-related sports […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Technology

    The Siemens Drive Technologies Division is showcasing Direct Drive Wind, its new gearless wind generator, at the Husum WindEnergy 2012 trade fair. Comprised of individual, preassembled generator segments, it is able to offer a high degree of flexibility in the implementation of a wide range of turbine solutions and system concepts. The generator, designed as […]

  • 21 October 2015

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese organisations based in Qingdao to support the development of a marine energy test site in the area. Scottish-based EMEC and the University of Edinburgh signed the MoU alongside the Ocean University of China (OUC), Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    Maersk Training is about to launch two new offshore emergency courses, the OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Training and the OPITO 6 Day Combined Helideck and Team Member Training. These two OPITO Accredited courses will kick start this month at the company’s training centre in the North-East of Scotland and be delivered using a […]

  • 5 October 2011

      The management has an excellent track record of establishing businesses from the concept stage and adding value for shareholders SeaEnergy PLCs (earlier Ramco Energy PLC) strategic approach to growth entails entering new businesses at an early stage when the need for capital is low and exiting these ventures when the right value is attained. […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The development of the first phase of one of Scotland’s leading research locations for marine sciences has won an award through a national initiative. Robertson Construction has won a Gold Award through the Considerate Constructors Scheme for Malin House, part of the new multi-million pound European Marine Science Park development by Highlands and Islands Enterprise […]

  • 12 January 2012

    In the latest example of cities getting behind wind power and other renewable energies, Shanghai has announced it might spend as much as €2 billion in the next four years to increase its capacity of green energy, with more than half earmarked for onshore and offshore wind farms. Shanghai, the largest metropolis in China with […]

  • 10 October 2017

    The second day of the Offshore WIND Conference, chaired by Mike Blanch – Associate Director at BVG Associates – started with this morning’s session called “Future forecast: reading the map”, which addressed the path and challenges on the offshore wind road towards 2023, as well as up to 2050 and beyond. 

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    MacArtney Group is significantly growing its presence and activities in all Asian markets for underwater technology, driven by a major strategic expansion of its operations in Singapore.  Over the next few months, MacArtney Singapore is securing several new staff members, implementing a major expansion of stock and workshop facilities and opening a dedicated slip ring […]

  • 9 November 2010

    More and more multi‐national companies have discovered wind energy as a growth market and are getting involved in the production of wind turbines as well as the development and operation of onand offshore wind farms. By the end of 2010, wind farms all over the world with a total installed power of 200,000 MW will […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fletcher Group, an Aberdeen-based platform supply vessel (PSV) operator, has entered the offshore wind market following ROV operations and boulder clearance carried out at an offshore wind project, which the company left unnamed. After 20 years of supporting the oil and gas industry, Fletcher said it is now expanding into offshore wind with a new cost-efficient solution. […]

  • 22 November 2012

    Research and Markets has announced that GlobalData has release new report “Wind Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025 – Capacity, Generation, Market Share, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles”.  Scope – A brief introduction on global carbon emissions and global primary energy consumption. – Historical period is during 2001-2011 […]

  • 11 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa is planning to enter China’s offshore wind power sector by the end of next year, a top company official said on Monday.

  • 28 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Two Ambassadors have been given an in-depth insight into the North East’s expertise and exporting prowess during a two-day visit hosted by UK Trade & Investment. Scott Wightman, the British Ambassador to the Republic of Korea and Sungnam Lim, the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, were in the North East to learn more […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Welsh Minister for Natural Resources, Alun Davies met with businesses in London yesterday, discussing the Welsh Government’s focus on green growth makes Wales a unique place to invest and grow new business.  In a new prospectus, the Minister has set out what Wales can offer the business community in terms of green growth. This includes: Wales’ wealth […]

  • 18 May 2011

      A new Scottish offshore wind web portal has been launched to provide up-to-the-minute signposting for all information relating to this rapidly-emerging industry. Offshore wind is arguably Scotland’s biggest economic opportunity for a generation. Recognising this, Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise have developed the web portal to help businesses and individuals […]

  • 14 February 2011

    SCOTLAND’S renewable energy target of 80 per cent by 2020 has been boosted by the arrival of a major wind farm developer. PNE WIND UK Limited is planning to invest intensively in Britain over the next three years. The company has recently acquired offices in Edinburgh city centre which was officially opened by Anne MacColl, […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK could become a leading exporter of wave and tidal power equipment and expertise if the Government adopts a more visionary approach to developing marine renewables, according to a new report by the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee. Technologies that can harness the power of the sea to generate electricity are still in […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Full capacity has now been reached at the 630MW first phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array. The commissioning of the 175th and final turbine happened at 16.09 on Saturday, 6 April. With all turbines now exporting power to the national grid, London Array is expected to produce enough green electricity […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Technology

    Danotek, a leader in the development and manufacture of highly efficient and reliable permanent magnet (PM) generators and power converter systems for the global wind energy market, today announced they will be expanding their portfolio with the addition of large PM generators for low- to medium-speed applications primarily intended to meet the growing market for […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Authorities

    The Bureau of Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs, held the “2013 Taiwan Energy Exposition” in Huashan Creative Park in Taipei from September 20th to 23th. The exposition not only provided a wealth of knowledge regarding green energy information, but also arranged many activities and performances, such as quiz contests, micro medias, energy theater for children, […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will present its latest full range of products and services for the wind power industry at “EWEA Offshore 2011”, the world’s largest offshore wind energy event that will take place in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) from November 29 to December 1 (booth 9238). […]