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  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    The UK Government statistics for 2016 have shown that the number of people employed in Scotland’s offshore wind sector increased by 300% and equaled 2,000 employees.

  • 31 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK says Government statistics released today show that onshore and offshore wind energy is playing the central role in the country’s successful transition from fossil fuels to clean renewables. In its annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics, the Department of Energy and Climate Change says electricity generated from renewable sources increased by 30% in 2013 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Despite the ongoing financial crisis, emerging wind energy markets in Europe are expected to significantly increase installed wind power capacity by 2020, a panel session at the EWEA 2012 Annual Event in Copenhagen heard on Thursday. Peter Brun, of Vestas, told people attending the session — Emerging European Markets: Resilient In The Crisis? — that […]

  • 30 January 2015

    UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) released third quarter energy figures that show lower generation comparing to the same period last year. Total energy generation fell 5.1 per cent from 79.5 TWh in 2013 Q3 to 75.4 TWh, reflecting lower demand. However, renewable energy saw an increase of 20.8 per cent from 5.5 […]

  • 16 February 2012

    This year Amarcon noticed an increase in orders for her hydrodynamic analysis software: OCTOPUS-Office. In the last few months major companies within the maritime industry like Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC), Mammoet and RWE Innogy placed an order for the software. Newcomer within the industry Hansa Heavy Lift GmbH and maritime consultants like […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    A wind turbine gearbox is one of the costliest parts of the wind turbine, making up for almost 15% of the overall wind turbine cost, but the price of this component is expected to decrease in the coming years, according to a recent report by Research and Markets. Wind turbine gearbox market has been rising steadily over the years to […]

  • 29 March 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed new statistics which show that a record 11.3% of the nation’s electricity was generated from renewable sources in 2012. This represents an increase of almost 2% on the previous year, when 9.4% came from renewables. The official Energy Trends figures, released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, also show that […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Statistics published yesterday by DECC show Scotland has almost met its 50 per cent renewable electricity target a year ahead of schedule. The provisional Renewable Electricity Generation 2014 National Statistics show 49.6 per cent of gross electricity consumption came from renewable sources in Scotland last year – an increase from 44.4 per cent in 2013. The […]

  • 10 August 2016

    A thousand hoisting operations from helicopters to wind turbines have been carried out so far at DONG Energy’s offshore wind farms, the offshore wind developer said via social media. “The distances to our offshore wind farms are increasing, and flying to work is becoming reality for many of our technicians who maintain our wind farms in the UK,” DONG […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has chosen the UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) to provide offshore Marine Coordination for the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off The Nethelands. SMC started Marine Coordination for the 150 turbine site situated in the Dutch sector of the North Sea, the first of which was installed on 16 February. The company will be using […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      Reportlinker announced a new market research report “Global Alternative Energy Industry”. The global outlook series on Alternative Energy provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers an aerial view of the global Alternative Energy industry, identifies major short to medium term market challenges, and growth […]

  • 11 May 2012

      Reportlinker introduces new report titled Global Alternative Energy Industry. The global outlook series on Alternative Energy provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers an aerial view of the global Alternative Energy industry, identifies major short to medium term market challenges, and growth drivers. Regional […]

  • 27 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wind Turbine Market Analysis to 2015 – Global Capacity, Equipment Market Size and Market Share, Regulatory Framework and Cost Analysis ; The report provides an in-depth analysis of global, regional and key countries wind turbine market. This alternative energy research report gives historical and forecast statistics for the period 2001-2015 for market size of the […]

  • 10 September 2013

    Electricity generation from wind turbines and solar panels across Canada dropped more than 14% in the first five months of this year, according to Statistics Canada. For the January-to-June period, the output from windfarms was 4,032,649 MWh and 127,507 MWh from solar PV, notes CANSIM table127-0002 on electric power statistics. This compares with 4,712,058 MWh […]

  • 26 August 2015

    Turbine Transfers has appointed Andy Nattrass as Customer and Business Development Manager. Andy’s career spans over 18 years within the maritime industry with experience in front-line vessel operations, including time as Master of Survey Vessels, Workboats and CTV’s, and additional experience in Health and Safety and project and supplier management. Andy, a former Project Manager […]

  • 26 June 2015

    Renewables’ share of electricity generation increased from 19.6 per cent in 2014 Q1 to a record level of 22.3 per cent in the same period this year. Offshore wind increased generation by 6.3 per cent to 4.7 TWh while onshore wind was up by 4.7 per cent in totalling at 7.0 TWh, according to the […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s (BNEF) annual rankings, Siemens was the number one offshore wind turbine manufacturer last year by a wide margin. The company commissioned 2.6GW in 2015, more than four times the second-ranked Adwen, a joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, BNEF said. Offshore wind statistics published by EWEA have also shown Siemens’ […]

  • 4 February 2014

    CTruk has delivered its latest 20T Multi-Purpose Catamaran (MPC), SC Falcon to the Sima Charters of Holland. This vessel, CTruk’s first featuring Volvo IPS propulsion, showed impressive statistics during sea trials. Sima Charters’ Taco Davids said: “For me the most important features of these boats are stability, manoeuvrability and a clear line of sight for […]

  • 28 April 2016

    RenewableUK highlighted new official Government statistics which show that the British public believes that renewable energy provides tangible economic benefits – and they want clean energy projects built in their area. The Public Attitudes Tracking Survey published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) shows that 70% of people see clear economic benefits to […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    130MW of offshore wind capacity added to the Dutch grid in 2015 helped the country grow its generation of electricity from wind turbines by nearly 20 percent last year, according to the data gathered by Statistics Netherlands (CBS). In 2015, 13 billion KW of electricity was generated from renewable sources in The Netherlands, approximately 11 percent of total […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Installed wind power capacity continued to grow around the world last year despite the ongoing financial uncertainty with Europe remaining the number one regional leader, according to a new report. Europe’s installed wind capacity increased by 10,281 MW to 96,616 MW by the end of 2011, the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) annual statistics show. […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Transferring personnel to offshore installations using crew boats and crane-lifted carriers is a common operation around the world, however, practices, levels of training, standards and the equipment used vary greatly.  Risk assessments currently use outdated statistics, and there is no central system for recording levels of activity and incidents. In order to improve safety performance […]

  • 23 July 2013

    A group of Grand Valley student researchers traveled seven miles off the coast of Lake Michigan July 18 to visit the Offshore Wind Assessment research buoy. The students are helping to analyze data collected from the buoy to determine the amount of power that could be created if wind turbines were installed in Lake Michigan. […]