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18 March 2011 Business & Finance

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Offshore Wind Turbine Market 2010-2014" report to their offering. The offshore wind market has been steadily growing across regions. European countries such as Denmark and UK have been leading the market with China fast catching up. In 2010, U.S. government approved the long pending installation […]

23 February 2011

Wind power and other renewables can play a significant role in a new global “green economy” while also helping mitigate climate change between now and 2050, according to an exhaustive new report released on Monday. Produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the 624-page report identified the energy industry as one of the key […]

9 February 2011 Authorities

A new Scottish Energy Laboratory (SEL) was launched by the First Minister today to strengthen collaboration across 50 energy research, test and demonstration facilities and underpin Scotland’s leading position in low carbon energy development. The SEL will be a hub for national and international companies to identify and access the most appropriate of Scotland’s test […]

1 February 2011 Business & Finance

KBR (NYSE: KBR) today announced that it has been selected by AGL Energy Limited (AGL) to provide project management services for the design and construction of the 140-turbine Macarthur Wind Farm, to be located in Victoria, Australia. Once constructed, the Macarthur Wind Farm is expected to be the largest wind farm in the southern hemisphere. […]

20 January 2011 Business & Finance

* Proposals unveiled for technology centre in Glasgow, creating 130 jobs * Scottish authorities have been informed of the company’s interest in developing an industrial base for manufacturing, logistics and operation and maintenance (O&M) activities in the Dundee area, conditional upon development of offshore wind projects in the area, securing government support and the availability […]

24 December 2010

With Rhode Island Sound now looming as the next frontier for wind development near the Vineyard, the Ocean State’s Gov. Donald Carcieri summed up his state’s energy policy this month with a single phrase: “Spin, baby, spin!” The governor spoke at Roger Williams University on Dec. 10 at a meeting of the Rhode Island/Massachusetts joint […]

21 December 2010

Well more than 100 fishermen and their supporters turned out at the Portuguese-American Club Saturday night for the first Fishermen's Night Out, a chance to socialize and compare notes about how to protect the rights of commercial fishermen in nearby waters. Hosted by the Martha's Vineyard/Dukes County Fishermen's Association, the event's goal was to raise […]

2 December 2010 Authorities

New Jersey is leading other East Coast states with its plans for offshore wind energy, but the federal government still needs to expedite its permitting process for those projects to move forward, said members of a new national pro-wind power coalition. New Jersey's offshore waters have enough reliable wind to power "more than every household […]

3 November 2010

Over 11GW of new capacity to be installed within five years. China third largest market by 2015 – biggest by 2020. New research released today by energy business analysts Douglas-Westwood reveals the world offshore wind market will see expenditure of €38 billion over the next five years. By 2015, annual expenditure will be in excess […]

20 October 2010 R&D

The world market for wind turbines saw robust growth in the first half of the year 2010, with approximately 16 Gigawatt of new capacity added worldwide. Again China represents the by far largest market and added 7800 MW within only six months, reaching total installations of almost 34 Gigawatt. The USA, still number one in […]

13 October 2010 R&D

Vestas, the world leader in wind energy, today officially inaugurated its pioneering Technology R&D Centre in Beijing, which represents another important milestone for the company’s long-term commitment to China and in its further endeavors to becoming the partner of choice in China’s wind energy industry. This is also the first dedicated wind energy R&D centre […]

11 October 2010 R&D

Offshore renewable energy projects around the South West coast of England could generate enough electrical power for 5 million homes, more than double the domestic needs of the whole of the South West. These are among the conclusions from a study commissioned by the South West RDA (Regional Development Agency) into the potential for wave, […]

3 September 2010 R&D

* Wins second contract to develop renewable energy in Brazil, in a tender organised by the Agencia Nacional de Energía Eléctrica (Aneel) * The company, in a consortium with Neoenergia, with whom it signed a collaboration agreement this month, committed to supplying the electricity generated in these facilities to the Brazilian government for a 20-year […]

17 August 2010 Authorities

THE Scottish government's consultation on its plan to erect offshore wind farms around the coast came to an official close yesterday.   (inverness-courier) [mappress] Source: inverness-courier, August 17, 2010;

12 August 2010

More than 2,200 commercial divers will be needed to help build and develop Europe’s offshore wind sector as it rapidly expands over the next six years, according to leading industry analysts. A new report commissioned by subsea training provider The Underwater Centre in Fort William has studied the number of divers who will be needed […]

2 August 2010 R&D

Even though 2.1 GW of offshore wind power has already been installed in European water with a further 1.5 expected to be constructed by the end of the year [2010], reaching targets of 40-50GW by 2020 will be a struggle and will require a significant increase in developments costing roughly £550 billion There are huge […]

21 July 2010 R&D

IBERDROLA RENOVABLES, global wind energy leader(1)(1) See explanation , recorded gross operating income of €706.7 million in the first half of 2010, a rise of 21.5% over the same period last year. This increase was driven by the Company’s geographical diversification which enabled it to offset uneven performance across its markets, as well as by […]

15 June 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Today, Danish energy company DONG Energy inaugurates its latest British offshore wind farm, Gunfleet Sands. The wind farm, located in the Thames Estuary off the Essex coast, will supply green power corresponding to the annual power consumption of some 125,000 British households. Thus, Gunfleet Sands will contribute significantly to the British ambition of markedly increasing […]

25 May 2010 Environment

With the aim of promoting the sound development of China's offshore wind industry, Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd (SIEC), a subsidiary of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-council once again join forces to build Asia's first professional platform focused […]

12 May 2010 R&D

Japan, which saw its first offshore wind farm begin operations in 2004, lags far behind Europe in promoting offshore wind energy. In another positive development for the global offshore wind energy industry, it appears that the world’s number two economy is getting ready to harness a massive amount of additional offshore wind energy to help […]

6 May 2010 Technology

Grouting seals for wind turbines are notoriously difficult to produce, with many failing during installation. With a recent Government announcement that 6,000 new wind turbines will be built around the coast of the UK in the next few years, this is a problem that needs a solution. That solution comes in the form of the […]

24 March 2010 Authorities
23 March 2010 Business & Finance, R&D

RenewableUK today released ‘Rebirth of UK manufacturing’, a document highlighting manufacturing opportunities in the renewables sector.