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  • 5 March 2014
    Training & Education

    E.ON has announced it is to pilot a Customer Service Apprenticeship scheme, helping to support the UK’s youth unemployment agenda and nurturing talent of the future, with up to 50 apprenticeships on offer. This new innovative programme, announced during this year’s National Apprenticeship Week, will provide 16-24 year olds with the opportunity to undertake a […]

  • 13 January 2012

    A global subsea engineering firm is working on a major North Sea contract worth in excess of £2million. Rotech Subsea, which is headquartered in Aberdeen and owned by Norwegian firm Reef Subsea, is involved in a subsea excavation project with marine construction firm Red7Marine on what will be the UK’s largest operating wind farm. The […]

  • 8 February 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed new figures showing that the UK is moving up the European league table in terms of wind energy capacity, as well as holding its own near the top spot in terms of new capacity installed in 2012. The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has released new statistics showing that the UK now […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dawn is beginning to break in Cornwall and the Leviathan and Kraken, two grand vessels, sit patiently awaiting their departure from the… By Ellie Zolfagharifard (theengineer) [mappress] Source: theengineer, May 23, 2011;

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The UK company Aon, through its arm UK Aon Taiwan Ltd, signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taiwan’s Changhua County today, 19 October, while another UK business – ODE – officially launched its Taiwan office. 

  • 15 December 2016

    DONG Energy is making a a multi-million pound investment in CS Wind’s new offshore tower manufacturing facility in Campbeltown, Scotland, which will give DONG Energy preferred access rights to towers for its offshore wind farms. The factory will be able to produce at least 50 towers a year and 70 jobs will be safeguarded as a result, […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A report published by RenewableUK shows for the first time that UK-based companies working in the wind, wave and tidal energy sectors are exporting goods and services worldwide on a massive scale.

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    A growing number of UK companies are getting involved in the development, construction and operation of offshore wind farms in British waters, with 43% of the expenditure incurred in planning, building and running offshore projects already going to local companies, according to a new report issued during the UK’s first Offshore Wind Week. During the Offshore Wind Week, the […]

  • 23 July 2018

    RenewableUK has welcomed the announcement by the UK government on new Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions for offshore wind, emphasizing that it means the UK’s offshore wind capacity is set to nearly double over the next decade.

  • 10 August 2010
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Join 3,000+ people at RenewableUK’s 32nd annual 3-day conference and exhibition, 2-4 Nov 2010 in Glasgow, UK. The event features more than… (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, August 10, 2010;

  • 1 December 2014

    RenewableUK has released a video presenting their wave and tidal potential. UK is now leading in developing cutting edge technologies to harness the power of the oceans for clean, secure renewable energy. According to them, the potential of wave and tidal energy is to provide 20% of their electricity needs. Check out this interesting video for […]

  • 16 August 2016

    RenewableUK has welcomed the news that DONG Energy’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm has gained planning consent from the UK Business and Energy Secretary, Greg Clark.  Wind power is currently delivering over 12% of the UK’s electricity, which is expected to increase to 20% by 2020 with offshore wind alone providing 10%. Offshore wind’s costs have […]

  • 7 November 2011

    Lord Stephen Green, UK Minister for Trade and Investment, visited Taiwan on 3-4 November to further bilateral trade and investment links. During the visit, Lord Green supported UK companies keen to participate in renewable and infrastructure projects in Taiwan, led the UK side at the UK-Taiwan bilateral trade talks, and promoted investment opportunities to Taiwanese […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK, the trade body for the wind and marine energy industries, has issued its Manifesto ahead of the 2015 General Election in United Kingdom. The document, which lays out its policy asks from the next Government, was launched at the association’s annual Parliamentary Reception in Westminster on 25th June. The manifesto outlines the contribution that wind, […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The offshore renewables industry has launched a bid to attract the UK’s top talent. Further and Higher Education students are being given a chance to find out about the wealth of opportunities the offshore wind industry has to offer in a competition announced today by Norstec. Norstec is a network that brings together key players […]

  • 28 November 2014

    RenewableUK has published a short video about offshore wind in the UK. The UK has the best wind resource in Europe. By developing offshore wind, the country is improving its energy security, cutting polluting carbon emissions and building a new manufacturing and export industry that could employ over 40,000 people. According to the video, bigger and […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The UK has more offshore wind turbines than the rest of the world put together and a pipeline of investment opportunity of up to £21 billion by 2020.  The UK is the biggest market in the world for offshore wind, on track to deliver over 10GW by 2020. A new report ‘UK Offshore Wind: Opportunities […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ignacio Galán, chairman of IBERDROLA and ScottishPower, today told the UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey in London that the company’s ambitious investment programme in the UK will help ensure security of energy supply and was optimistic on bringing its major offshore wind programme to fruition. Secretary of State Davey was visiting IBERDROLA’s […]

  • 1 November 2019

    The UK Government should use the Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction framework to create a specific pot of funding for innovative technologies like floating wind, according to a report released by RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables. This will secure an increase in new capacity from 32MW now to up to 2GW by 2030, making floating wind […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman Brent Cheshire will retire in June after 13 years with the company. Matthew Wright, who comes from a position as CEO of Southern Water, has been appointed to succeed Brent Cheshire and will become the new Managing Director of DONG Energy UK effective of 1 June 2017. Brent Cheshire was […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The global market for offshore wind has grown by 16% in the last twelve months, with the largest gains coming from the USA, new figures from RenewableUK show. The biggest single growth market over the last year has been the USA, which accounted for nearly half (48%) of growth globally, RenewableUK said. Globally, the portfolio […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ray Thompson, Head of Business Development at Siemens Wind Power UK, spoke with GROW:OffshoreWind about the opportunity for UK manufacturing, following the recent decision  by Siemens and the UK’s Associated British Ports to invest £310m in UK wind farm turbine factories. There is a number of current opportunities for UK manufacturers with Tier 1 contractors. […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Following a competitive pitch process, Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has been appointed as the communications agency for RenewableUK, the leading trade and professional body for the UK wind and marine renewables industries. The campaign which incorporates media relations, digital campaigning and research will particularly aim to promote the benefits of offshore and onshore wind energy in […]

  • 22 September 2015

    Underwater noise in the marine environment is the focus of a new UK-wide research partnership to monitor the ‘soundscape’ in UK waters. The Centre for the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has teamed up with Marine Scotland Science and the University of Exeter to analyse underwater noise data from subsea sound recorders located around […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    RenewableUK is today hailing the announcement that funding has been secured to build the first phase of the world’s largest tidal energy array in the Pentland Firth region in North Scotland. The MeyGen project has a capacity of up to 398MW and will provide clean electricity for 175,000 homes and 100 jobs in the area […]

  • 6 August 2015

    RenewableUK, the wind, wave and tidal energy trade association, says figures from the International Monetary Fund show that fossil fuels are still getting billions of pounds in subsidies every year from the UK Government while it is cutting financial support for renewable energy. The IMF figures include the costs of air pollution and the impact […]