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2 August 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

WindEurope has created an infographic which details the latest trends and developments within the offshore wind industry in Europe in the first half of 2016. The infographic is a visual representation of some of the findings WindEurope published recently in a report titled 'The European offshore wind industry, Key trends and statistics 1st half 2016.' According to the report, Europe's offshore […]

1 July 2016

The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9), supported by the Energy Institute (EI), has published the 2015 health and safety statistics for the offshore wind sector. When comparing 2015 performance against what was reported in 2014, in Europe the performance is broadly unchanged, whereas there has been an increase in the Total Recordable […]

10 February 2015

After a slowdown in 2013, the wind industry set a new record for annual installations in 2014. Globally, 51,477 MW of new wind generating capacity was added in 2014 according to the global wind market statistics released today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The record-setting figure represents a 44% increase in the annual […]

31 July 2014 Authorities

Following the publication of the annual energy statistics Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey, commented. Secretary Davey said: “The government’s investment in renewable energy is paying off: renewable electricity has more than doubled in just four years - with around 15 per cent of Britain’s electricity already coming from clean renewable sources […]

31 July 2014

The Department of Energy and Climate Change today releases 4 key publications: the Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics 2014, UK Energy in Brief, Energy Flow Chart, and Energy Consumption in the United Kingdom (web only) providing detailed analysis of production, transformation and consumption of energy in 2013. Key points Primary energy production fell by 6.3 per cent, […]

27 June 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is seeking to appoint a contractor to carry out the provision of UK renewable energy statistics. As part of the UK Government's commitment to further development of renewable energy, DECC needs to continue to collect and provide for policy development/monitoring and publication a complete set of statistics relating […]

26 June 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

RenewableUK says new statistics published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change prove the case for wind power. The figures show that 19.4% of all the UK’s electricity mix in the first quarter of this year was generated from renewable energy sources, compared to 12.4% for the same period in the previous year. […]

26 June 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) were released today (June 26) according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority. Provisional quarterly energy statistics for Q1 2014 (January to March), have also been released today in the statistical publications Energy Trends and Quarterly Energy Prices. Highlights […]

27 March 2014 Authorities, Environment, R&D

RenewableUK says new statistics published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) prove the case for wind power. Statistics were released covering both 2013 and the final quarter of 2013, and the figures showed increased amounts of renewable energy, with wind foremost, leading to coal and gas consumption decreasing. Renewable energy increased […]

28 February 2014 Authorities

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 […]

25 July 2013

Government figures released today in the annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics show that electricity production from renewable energy sources in 2012 was up by almost 20% on the previous year and accounted for over 11% of all electricity generated in the year. This increase has predominately been driven by increases in electricity generation from […]

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 […]

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, […]

20 December 2012

Energy Trends and Quarterly Energy Prices publications are published today 20 December 2012 by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Energy Trends covers statistics on energy production and consumption, in total and by fuel, and provides an analysis of the year on year changes, and now includes a section on renewables. Quarterly Energy Prices […]

28 June 2012

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind, wave & tidal industries, has welcomed the publication of new Government statistics showing that the UK’s wind fleet produced over 50% more electricity in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year. This corresponds to an output of 5,044 gigawatt-hours – equivalent […]

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 – […]

1 March 2012

Annual statistics recently released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) once again show the massive growth in cumulative wind power capacity in Asia, to 82,398 MW last year from 61,106 MW at the end of 2010. When matched with Asia’s continuing population increases, the GWEC statistics seem to indicate that the region as a […]

27 July 2011 Business & Finance

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) today published offshore wind energy statistics for the first half year of 2011, showing a comfortable 4.5% increase in installations of offshore capacity compared to the first half of 2010. 101 new offshore wind turbines, with a total capacity of 348 Megawatt (MW), were connected to the power grids […]

4 July 2011 Business & Finance, R&D

The UK Government’s energy statistics for the first quarter of this year and 2010 paint a mixed picture with renewables output up by 27% but... (energyefficiencynews) [mappress] Source: energyefficiencynews, July 04, 2011;

10 July 2019 R&D

European researchers have launched the New European Wind Atlas (NEWA) which is expected to support the identification of optimal sites for new wind farm projects. Thirty partners from academia and industry from eight European countries worked on developing and validating new methods for the assessment of wind conditions as part of the NEWA R&D project. The main aim […]

26 June 2019 Business & Finance

Offshore wind in Germany produced 12 billion kWh in the first half of 2019, which is a 30% increase compared to 9.2 billion kWh in the first half of 2018, according to preliminary calculations. The research is being conducted by the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the German Association of Energy and Water […]

21 June 2019

SSE Renewables has appointed ABPmer to deliver the preliminary site condition report for the Arklow Bank offshore wind project in Ireland. ABPmer will also manage the associated metocean survey which will be used in conjunction with new numerical modeling to refine the preliminary results and inform a final site condition report. According to SSE, the […]

22 February 2019 Business & Finance

Wind energy provided 14% of the EU’s electricity in 2018, which is an increase from 12% in 2017, according to statistics by WindEurope. Last year, wind power capacity rose by 11.3GW in Europe, with 2.65GW offshore and 8.6GW onshore. According to WindEurope, continued growth in capacity and the use of more powerful turbines are helping to increase wind's share […]

7 February 2019 Business & Finance

Europe installed 2.6GW of new offshore wind energy capacity in 2018, an 18% increase, according to the latest statistics by WindEurope. Fifteen new offshore wind farms were commissioned last year, with the UK and Germany accounting for 85% of the new capacity by adding 1.3GW and 969MW respectively. The average size of the new turbines […]

4 February 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Offshore wind provided 13,500 full-time equivalent jobs in the UK in 2017, a 20.5% increase compared to 11,200 in 2016, according to the Office for National Statistics. Based on the estimates, there were 9,900 jobs in England in 2017, which represents 2,300 more than the 7,600 estimated in 2016. Scotland saw 3,400 jobs provided by […]

15 January 2019 Industry Contribution

From today readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance and a fresh look & feel. Great news for all those readers interested in the latest and in-depth news on all things offshore wind as the whole process of improving the website was driven by user experience. The new clean design […]