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  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved funding for the Tennet South-West 380KV West grid project in the Netherlands. EIB will provide around EUR 250 million in funding for the project valued at around EUR 509 million. The TenneT South-West 380KV West comprises the construction of the electricity transmission corridor connecting Borsselle to Rilland, in […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    Dutch TSO TenneT has marked the official incorporation into the national grid of the Randstad380 South Ring, a new 380kV high-voltage connection. This ultramodern ‘power highway’ has been constructed using the latest technologies and includes a number of underground cable sections and TenneT’s innovative Wintrack pylon design. TenneT CEO Mel Kroon: “The Randstad380 South Ring […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and TenneT have signed the latest contract for a EUR 150 million loan, part of a total EUR 450 million financing to TenneT Holding B.V. agreed in 2011. The financing is provided by the EIB to support construction and operation of ‘Randstad 380 kV’; a 83 km 380kV transmission connection […]

  • 20 September 2012

    A pioneering project to create a new marine energy test site has seen Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) shortlisted in the Best Business Innovation category for the Regen South West Green Energy Awards 2012. FHC was nominated for the launch earlier this year of the FaB Test test site in Falmouth Bay. The site gives marine […]

  • 16 May 2013

    Siemens-ownded Marine Current Turbines has today welcomed the publication of ReGen South West’s Renewable Energy Manifesto, and in particular supports the organisation’s call for a clear and consistent regulatory framework to encourage the further growth of the renewables sector, and the Government’s continued support for marine energy. MCT/Siemens new test and assembly facility in Bristol, […]

  • 22 November 2012

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) has won a coveted South West Green Energy Award for the groundbreaking FabTest marine energy test site in Falmouth Bay. The pioneering project scooped the Best Business Innovation category in the Regen South West Green Energy Awards 2012, which were presented at a gala dinner in Bath last night. [Nov 20] […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Siemens-owned Marine Current Turbines were present at the official launch of ReGen South West’s renewable energy manifesto in the House of Commons. It was an opportunity for South West MPs to formally sign the Manifesto, whilst the Energy Bill was being considered by MPs in the Commons Chamber. A good number of MPs signed the […]

  • 5 February 2020

    The floating offshore wind industry in the Celtic Sea could support 3,200 jobs in South West England and Wales by 2030, according to a report by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.

  • 11 October 2012

    A new report by the Crown Estate showing the fantastic wave and tidal energy resources around the UK and south west has been welcomed today by the south west marine energy industry. The research, carried out by The Crown Estate in association with Regen SW and devolved administrations, finds there are significant wave resources off […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The South West has announced a further investment of around £535,000 into its marine renewables industry, following the confirmation of funding for a number of projects to drive forward the sector. The funds will target marine renewable projects over the next two years aiming to assist the industry in innovation and commercialisation, as well as […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology

    TenneT has provisionally awarded Heijmans and Europoles with a EUR 200 million contract for the design and construction of high-voltage Wintrack pylons and foundations for the Eemshaven-Vierverlaten (Noordwest 380kV) and Borssele-Rilland (Zuidwest 380kV West) grids in the Netherlands.  The Noordwest 380kV project involves replacement of the existing high-voltage connection (220kV) between Eemshaven and Vierverlaten with […]

  • 12 April 2012

    The team behind FaB Test, Cornwall’s pioneering marine energy test site in Falmouth, has welcomed the first wave device to be installed in its waters. Fred Olsen’s BOLT “Lifesaver” wave energy converter, which is ultimately capable of producing clean and efficient electricity, is now being tested in the sheltered waters off FalmouthBay, with easy access […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Australian Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane announced a significant milestone for Carnegie’s Perth Wave Energy Project, supported by $13.1 million of Federal Government funding through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. Mr Macfarlane unveiled three newly constructed CETO units at the Australian Marine Complex in Henderson, Western Australia. The buoys were recently delivered to BAE Systems to […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A collaboration agreement outlining a commitment to work together in the marine energy sector has been signed by organisations in the south west of England and Pembrokeshire. The memorandum of understanding, signed on Friday 27th June by the South West Marine Energy Park and Marine Energy Pembrokeshire, builds on the strong relationship that has already […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has secured a new award by 50Hertz Offshore GmbH – a subsidiary of 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, transmission grid operator in Germany – worth approximately € 230 million to design, produce and install a power cable system for the offshore wind park cluster West of Adlergrund in the German Baltic Sea. The award comes […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Cornish MP George Eustice pledged his support behind marine renewable energy opportunities for the South West at a recent workshop hosted by industry leaders. The MP for Redruth, Camborne and Hayle heard how the emerging sector holds huge potential for businesses to enter the supply chain, conduct device development and testing and create job opportunities […]

  • 28 February 2013

    The UK’s two Marine Energy Parks (MEP) will today (Thursday 28 Feb) sign a milestone agreement to work together to support the development of the wave and tidal industry in the United Kingdom. The collaboration agreement, which will be signed at the Renewable UK Wave and Tidal Conference in London, will be witnessed by Greg […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

    Transmission system operator TenneT TSO is looking for a provider of DTS/RTTR cable monitoring systems for subsea and land cables in the Netherlands.

  • 15 February 2013

    The Dutch Province of Zeeland is seeking contractors to provide operational technical coordination for the Zeeland part of the Pro-Tide Europe Project. The work focuses on choosing an ultimate suitable technique for a tidal power station in Brouwers. Under the executive technical co-ordination this requires in particular: Theoretically figuring out the best available technique applicable […]

  • 2 May 2013

    Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has seen first-hand how Cornwall is playing a key role in the development of the marine energy industry in the UK.  The Minister, who was on a two-day visit to the region, was given a guided tour of the FaB Test marine energy nursery site in Falmouth Bay […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]

  • 16 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth has employed a full time marine renewables business development manager, demonstrating the company’s commitment to working at the forefront of the sector. Amanda Pound joined the company in 2010 as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Exeter University, just days after finishing her degree. After working for two years as Marine […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Italian cable company, Prysmian Group, has been awarded a EUR 60 million contract by Iberdrola for the Wikinger offshore wind farm. Under the contract, Prysmian is responsible for the design, manufacture, installation, burial, termination and testing of total 81 km of 33 kV submarine cables connecting 70 turbines at wind farm located within the West […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    To further strengthen Cornwall’s position as a leading centre for marine energy, approximately £2m of Convergence European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) has been made available for marine renewables companies. The GBI (R&D) fund is available to those currently working on concept or prototype development; as well as early stage demonstration or deployment of marine renewable […]

  • 12 January 2012

    The two Northern French ports of Le Havre and Dieppe are in line for an industry injection that can bring new 21 st century technology into their traditional maritime economies. Offshore wind energy is about to arrive on their doorsteps, bringing with it the complete supply chain for manufacturing, installation, operation and maintenance. Within the […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Regen SW, the renewable energy experts, has published the sixth edition of their pocket sized supply chain directory for the Offshore Wind and Marine Energy sector. The guide features over 350 south west companies from manufacturing through to professional services who have expertise and capability which will be needed to support the growing offshore sector. […]