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14 September 2011 Authorities

The government has rejected accusations that its policies are stalling offshore wind development and that the UK could lose its lead in...   By Will Nichols (businessgreen) [mappress] Source: businessgreen, September 14, 2011

12 September 2011

  As part of a detailed investigation into power cable installation in the offshore wind industry, technology and consultancy company Enventi have uncovered evidence which they believe shows that current UK Government policy is stalling offshore wind development. The findings arise from analysis carried out into supply contracts awarded to submarine power cable manufacturers which […]

7 September 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

   It has recently been reported that planning permissions which result in approvals for wind farms have dropped 50%. Meg Hillier is Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and has responded to the report stating: "The poor success rate in wind farms receiving planning permission is disappointing." "It highlights the need for […]

30 August 2011

GIVE us the money and we’ll make the jobs: that is the message Ministers will be told as city leaders try to rescue £5m of Government...  By Adrian Pearson (chroniclelive) [mappress] Source: chroniclelive, August 29, 2011

29 August 2011

  Plans to build a huge wind turbine factory in Kent may be scrapped unless the Government gives its full backing to the industry.   By Steve Knight (kentnews) [mappress] Source: kentnews, August 29, 2011

12 August 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

MAJOR green energy projects in Yorkshire and across the UK have been held back by a lack of clarity and consistency from the Government... (yorkshirepost) [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, August 12, 2011

12 August 2011

The Government has given its approval to deploy a pioneering generator which will harness the power of the Humber estuary to produce...   By Alexandra Wood (yorkshirepost) [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, August 12, 2011

11 July 2011 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

  An East Anglia consortium is bidding to host one of the Government’s new Technology Innovation Centres for renewable energy...   (businessweekly) [mappress] Source: businessweekly, July 11, 2011;

24 June 2011 Authorities

The statements, which have been the subject of two consultations, lay the groundwork for new major energy infrastructure. They include policy... (utilityweek) [mappress] Source: utilityweek, June 24, 2011; Image: decc

31 May 2011 Authorities

Renewable UK Cymru has published a manifesto ahead of the Welsh general election to urge the next Welsh Government to continue developing... (greenenergy) [mappress] Source: greenenergy, May 31, 2011

10 May 2011 Authorities

The Government should slow down plans to roll out thousands of offshore wind turbines in the UK’s seas by 2020, its climate advisors...   (yorkshirepost) [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, May 10, 2011;

21 April 2011

With some help from the government, Northern Ireland's marine energy sector could replicate the success seen in wind energy farming and... (energyhelpline) [mappress] Source: energyhelpline, April 21, 2011;

20 April 2011 Authorities

RenewableUK Cymru, part of the UK's leading renewable energy association, has published a manifesto for the Welsh general election calling for the implementation of dynamic new policies to generate more wind, wave and tidal energy. The manifesto calls for clear leadership to be shown by the next Welsh Government as they try to reach renewable […]

14 April 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

Britain's renewable energy trade association RenewableUK, which will be prominent at Seawork, launched a campaign on 2 March urging the... (seawork) [mappress] Source: seawork, April 14, 2011

13 April 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

A BID for £21 million to fund a tidal energy project that would have created hundreds of jobs across the Isle of Wight has been rejected...   By Ross Findon (iwcp) [mappress] Source: iwcp, April 13, 2011

24 March 2011 Authorities

The Seagen tidal-energy turbine, designed by Britain’s Marine Current Turbines, has achieved and passed the UK Government’s operating... (theengineer) [mappress] Source: theengineer, March 24, 2011

14 March 2011

After a flurry of environment announcements this week, how are Department of Energy and Climate Change ministers turning their talk into... By Luciana Berger (guardian) [mappress] Source:guardian , March 14, 2011

3 March 2011

Britain risks surrendering its lead in developing the marine off-shore wind industry to foreign competitors if the Government pulls vital... (thisiscornwall) [mappress]   Source: thisiscornwall , March 03, 2011

2 March 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

Renewable energy investment in the UK will be hit by government cuts and new proposals for the industry might be anti-competitive and ...   By Todd Cardy (growthbusiness) [mappress]   Source: growthbusiness, March 02, 2011  

25 February 2011 Business & Finance

The government needs to have a longer term prospective on offshore wind power, according to Mike Childs, head of the climate change campaign... By Emily Thomas (energysavingtrust) [mappress] Source: energysavingtrust, February 25, 2011

9 February 2011

Energy Secretary Chris Huhne pledged that this government will make sure the UK develops the fastest growing renewable energy sector in... By Joss Garman (leftfootforward) [mappress] Source: leftfootforward, February 09, 2011

26 July 2010 Authorities

A £60M fund to convert ports, including Liverpool, for the boom in wind power could fall victim to savage spending cuts, a Labour leadership... (liverpooldailypost) [mappress] Source: liverpooldailypost, July 26, 2010;

4 July 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

The Government must not delay action if it wants to ensure the UK secures a substantial homegrown offshore wind manufacturing base,...   [mappress] Source: greenwisebusiness, July 04 , 2010;

18 June 2010 Business & Finance

The Government today announced that it will go ahead with more than £70 million worth of investment in the UK offshore wind sector, but...   [mappress] Source: greenwisebusiness, June 18, 2010;

22 May 2019 R&D

The UK Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has launched a new task force dedicated to finding innovative solutions to make the best use of electricity generated by renewable sources, including offshore wind. The Solving the Integration Challenge research project is a key part of the Offshore Wind Sector Deal announced in March, RenewableUK said. A group of experts and […]

25 April 2019 Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

The UK has again extended the Offshore Wind Immigration Rules concession to workers essential to the construction and maintenance of wind farms within UK territorial waters which will now run until April 2020. The concession, introduced in June 2017, and extended by a year in October 2017, and in May 2018, allows the employment of non-European Economic Area nationals who are […]