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  • 17 June 2015

    The FOWIND Consortium has released pre-feasibility reports (PFRs) for offshore wind development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The reports identify key offshore areas where detailed wind resource assessment should take place off the coasts of the two states. “This is a key first step in identifying sites for offshore wind development, and we are pleased […]

  • 7 February 2013

    The Poul La Cour prize for outstanding contribution to wind energy has been awarded this year to Professor Arthouros Zervos. The award was presented to Professor Zervos by Klaus Rave, Vice President of EWEA. Speaking at the presentation of the award at the conference dinner of the EWEA 2013 Annual Event in Vienna, CEO of […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Suzlon, Bharat Light and Power Pvt Ltd, and another company called Greenshore Energy, have shown interest in putting up large-scale wind farms in the seas near Tamil Nadu, it is reliably learnt. Sources in the Tamil Nadu Government have told Business Line that the Government has received four applications from these three companies. These companies […]

  • 17 April 2013

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released its Annual Market Update today, with a comprehensive snapshot of the global wind industry at the end of 2012, along with a 5-year forecast out to 2017. Although policy uncertainty in the main OECD markets is a cause for concern, strong markets in China, India and Brazil, as […]

  • 14 November 2012

    Greenpeace International and the Global Wind Energy Council released their bi-annual report on the future of the wind industry in Beijing. The fourth edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook shows that wind power could supply up to 12% of global electricity by 2020, creating 1.4 million new jobs and reducing CO2 emissions by more […]

  • 26 June 2014

    Wind energy now forms a vital part of the economy in many global regions and is expanding into new arenas. The Chinese market is strong, the US is recovering and with emerging nations now increasingly adopting renewable energy solutions, global growth is predicted to continue at a steady rate with doubling of installations from 2013 […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Governments must put a price on carbon emissions and make pledges early next year to move away from fossil fuels and increase the share of renewable energy into the global power mix, according to a signed statement from wind industry players. Wind energy associations, including those from emerging markets such as Brazil, China, South Africa, […]

  • 29 September 2014

    It was an ideal start for the new event, WindEnergy Hamburg, which came to a close on Friday after four exhibition days at the Hamburg Fair site. “It was simply fantastic,” says Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO Hamburg Messe und Congress. “The companies clearly met the right customers and did good business. And the visitors […]

  • 27 January 2014
    R&D

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and partners announced today the launch of a four year project to develop a roadmap for offshore wind development in India, with a focus on the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Supported by a € 4 million contribution through the European Union’s Indo-European Cooperation on Renewable Energy programme, […]

  • 2 April 2015
    R&D

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched its flagship publication the Global Wind Report: Annual Market update yesterday in Istanbul. The report details wind power’s remarkable growth in 2014, as well as updating GWEC’s rolling 5 year market projections, which show continued growth for the rest of the decade. Led by China and Brazil in the first […]

  • 17 April 2012
    R&D

    The global wind industry will install more than 46 GW of new wind energy capacity in 2012, according to a five-year industry forecast published today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) at the EWEA 2012 Conference at Bella Center in Copenhagen. By the end of 2016, total global wind power capacity will be just […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    WindEnergy Hamburg was opened on Monday evening by Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, and Vice-Chancellor of Germany. This is the premiere for WindEnergy at the Hamburg Fair site. “Wind power has established itself worldwide, both as an economically viable industry and as a major element in energy policy,” said Sigmar Gabriel. […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has been recognised as the most highly regarded law firm for energy by Who’s Who Legal 2013. Every year Who’s Who Legal conducts a comprehensive independent survey using recommendations from both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide in order to determine those lawyers considered specialists in their practice […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Steve Klein, Snohomish County Public Utility District (SnoPUD) CEO has announced his retirement from the utility, effective May 1, 2015.   Over the nine years Klein has been instrumental in the research and development of multiple renewable energy sources, including wind, solar, biomass/biogas and small hydropower. Under his leadership, the utility has emerged as a national leader […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Authorities

      Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism Fergus Ewing today announced the re-appointment of Craig Spence and Steven Thomson to the board of Highlands and Islands Enterprise. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is the Scottish Government’s economic development agency for an area covering more than half of Scotland’s land mass, stretching from Shetland in the […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Harper Macleod LLP has recruited the Renewable Energy team from rival firm McClure Naismith as it makes a significant move into the marine energy sector. Partner Steven Brown, an expert in emerging wave power technologies, and Associate Michael Johnston join Harper Macleod, Legal Advisers to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, on Monday, 25 March. The […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Steven Brooker, a member of the Health & Safety Lawyers’ Association from Bond Pearce law firm, will speak at this week’s Offshore Wind Health and Safety summit in Copenhagen, where he will touch upon the risks within the complex offshore wind supply chain arrangements and advise on lessons learned from oil and gas sector. Mr. […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Lawyers from the Trump Organisation have called for a public inquiry into the GBP 230 million offshore wind plans near Donald Trump’s golf course. In case that the public inquiry is not held, the lawyers said that they would pursue all available legal remedies, according to BBC news. The lawyers sent a letter to Marine […]

  • 15 September 2011

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited today released the results from its environmental monitoring and assessment program undertaken as part of the recent deployment of its commercial scale CETO unit (CETO 3) off Garden Island, Western Australia. These results were presented today by Carnegie’s Site Development Manager, Tim Sawyer at the Asia Pacific Clean […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tekmar Group has signed a sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of Pipeshield International from its founder Steven Howlett. Tekmar said this is its third acquisition since the admission to AIM in June last year and will continue buying offshore energy businesses with synergies that have a clear subsea technology focus. “Pipeshield is a perfect […]

  • 18 July 2013

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) announces that Research and Intellectual Property Manager, Dr Laurence Mann presented to the WREC as part of the Plenary Session on Photovoltaics and Ocean Power. As a local committee member, Carnegie was strongly represented at the WREC, with Research and Intellectual Property Manager Dr Laurence Mann, participating […]

  • 7 January 2013

    Former member of eTech Group, Steve Smith, has joined KM Electronics Ltd. Steve’s more recent work history includes supervising the electrical fit out of the first dozen or so Gardline AliCat wind farm support vessels. He has also been involved in the maintenance and upgrading of many of the eTech based South Boats. Prior to windfarm […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Steve Austen has joined Supacat as Engineering Director & Chief Engineer to lead the company’s engineering capability in developing and delivering innovative, high performance products for the defence, marine, renewables and energy sectors. Steve joins from The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) where he had the Engineering lead for all plant and equipment, including the […]

  • 20 March 2012

      Cosalt announced the appointment of Nick Ravaji as In-House Lawyer for the Group. In this role Nick will report directly to the CEO, and will be based at Cosalt Offshore offices in Aberdeen. Nick will advise on a broad range of commercial activities, including partnerships with suppliers and clients. Nick will also take on […]

  • 5 March 2015

    The project company OWP Nordergründe GmbH & Co. KG, managed by wpd AG, has concluded all substantial supply and construction contracts for the Offshore Wind Farm Nordergründe. The wind farm, located in the German North Sea, will be built and put into operation in 2016. The law firm Blanke Meier Evers has advised the project company with […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U. S. District Court of Massachusetts is contemplating a decision regarding a lawsuit against the Cape Wind’s contract with power utility NStar. Town of Barnstable, local businesses, residents, and the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS) filed the lawsuit to the U.S. District Court on January 21. They claim that the state coerced NStar […]