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  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    On October 2, the managing director of the subsea specialist ROVOP received a prestigious industry recognition after being named as the UK’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 for international business growth. Judges singled out Steven Gray from a shortlist of the nation’s most successful and innovative business leaders, for his outstanding achievement in building […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has announced 70 new jobs created in the Solent Region as the company is increasing production staff at its blade production facility on the Isle of Wight. Economic impact of MHI Vestas’ Blade Production facility in the last 12 months has been £135 million of economic output to the UK economy, supporting over 380 direct and […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    DEME is wrapping up a series of nationwide offshore wind supply chain events in the UK with a closing event in London today. Each of the 13 events, organised between November and December 2015, were well attended with over 500 delegates registered in total, the company informed. DEME’s offshore wind roadshow event has been organised in […]

  • 14 June 2017

    The Offshore Wind Innovation Exchange (OWiX) has announced the opening of a Call for Ideas for its first four innovation challenges, as identified by key players in the offshore wind industry.

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s Labour Party has reaffirmed its offshore wind commitment in its General Election manifesto, claiming it will build 7,000 new turbines in UK waters. In September, the Labour Party announced it plans to build 37 new offshore wind farms with a 51% publicly owned stake in the UK. Under the People’s Power Plan, the party […]

  • 27 September 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, is celebrating a milestone month for the offshore wind sector. The UK now has more than 2.67 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity installed – enough to power more than 1,800,000 British homes. This represents more than 60% of the European Union’s offshore […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK businesses of Dong Energy, Siemens and Vattenfall are joining the Aldersgate Group as corporate members. The Aldersgate Group, an alliance of leaders from business, politics and civil society that drives action for a sustainable economy, said the new members “will considerably enhance the Group’s profile in the energy, manufacturing, construction, engineering and consultancy sectors.” Juergen […]

  • 15 June 2012

    Siemens has launched its new Round 3 website at the Global Offshore Conference at ExCel, London (13-14 June).  Siemens, a leading provider of global wind power solutions, unveiled its vision for Round 3, the largest offshore wind programme to date, with the launch of a new dedicated website.  Focused on informing external audiences about the […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Prime Minister David Cameron and the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg agreed a landmark energy partnership between the UK and Norway designed to secure affordable and sustainable long term energy supplies. The Norway-UK Energy Partnership for Sustainable Growth heralds closer collaboration between the two countries across a wide range of energy activities, including safe and […]

  • 10 November 2013

    VIDEO: Boskalis in West of Duddon Sands Project  In September, the first turbine was installed at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the East Irish Sea, approximately 14 km from the nearest coast on Walney Island, Cumbria. Record-Breaking Year for UK Offshore Wind  The offshore wind industry has enjoyed a record breaking […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    ORE Catapult published a new report on 28 March, highlighting the economic benefits of a strong UK offshore wind industry, which could be worth as much as GBP 2.9 billion to the UK economy by 2030.

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Danish-headquartered company Creadis, focused on asset management and operations and maintenance (O&M), has opened its first UK base on the East of England coast, in the in OrbisEnergy building in Lowestoft, to serve the UK offshore wind sector.

  • 6 March 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    RenewableUK today commented on a report by the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee, which warned that the UK’s financial stability could be threatened because of fossil fuel companies being overvalued. The reason for this over-valuation is that if climate change targets are to be met estimates suggest that between 60% and 80% of coal, oil and […]

  • 6 October 2011

    RenewableUK, Britain’s largest renewable energy trade association, announces the creation of a new organisation, the Renewables Training Network (RTN), which will address critical skills shortages within the renewable energy industry. Businesses in the renewables sector have pledged the equivalent of £600,000 of support for the £1.2 million project. The UK Commission for Employment and Skills […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Bladt Industries will participate in RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind Conference and Exhibition on the 13th and 14th June  The company will be at stand no. 311, where visitors can learn more about Bladt Industries, and those with an upcoming project can discuss it with its project managers. Bladt Industries is an international steel contractor specializing in large-scale and […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited welcomes the UK Government’s proposal for increased support of wave energy across the UK which will see wave projects receive more than 5 times the tariff of onshore wind projects. The UK Government’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) consultation sets out the Government’s proposals for levels […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Authorities

    Offshore wind farms generated a record 7.8TWh of electricity in the fourth quarter of 2017, spurred on by increased capacity and higher wind speeds compared to the same period a year before, according to a report by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

  • 7 March 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The UK has launched the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal which will see offshore wind reach the connected capacity of 30GW and deliver one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Under the new deal, the number of jobs in the industry is expected to rise to 27,000 by 2030, up from 7,200 today. The deal […]

  • 16 July 2014
    R&D

    RenewableUK has today commented on new research on tidal lagoon technology. The research shows that if six tidal lagoons were constructed around the coasts the sector could supply as much as 8% of the UK’s electricity needs and during peak of construction employ nearly 71,000 people. The paper, authored by Centre for Economics and Business […]

  • 1 April 2011

    Siemens could create about 800 jobs in Hull if its project for a £80m turbine manufacturing plant on Alexandra Dock is approved, and Vestas…   (themanufacturer) [mappress] Source: themanufacturer, April 01, 2011

  • 19 December 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Up to £110 billion of private sector investment in the electricity sector is set to be unlocked with the publication of the Electricity Market Reform Delivery Plan. The investment is needed by 2020 alongside crucial measures to improve the security of electricity supply, which will be made possible now that the Energy Bill has received […]

  • 30 October 2013

    Dalby Offshore will be exhibiting at the Renewables UK event at Birmingham on Stand 138 5th – 7th November in partnership with Team Humber Marine Alliance. The event is attended by over 500 delegates, 300 exhibitors and 190 speakers. Dalby Offshore was founded in 2007 and initially focused on the management of anchor handling tug/supply […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A trade and technology mission from the UK is visiting Taiwan from 30 May to 1 June to share the UK’s experience on renewable energy, especially on the offshore wind energy industry. With the largest ever number of UK renewable energy delegates to Taiwan, this mission is the first major event of the British Office’s 6-month […]

  • 28 January 2013

    RenewableUK welcomed new statistics released by the European Wind Energy Association, which confirm that in 2012 the UK offshore wind sector enjoyed one its most successful years ever, with 9 offshore wind farms fully connected to the national grid. According to EWEA 854 megawatts of capacity to generate clean electricity were installed last year, bringing […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has commented the announcement from the UK Government about new strike prices. Brent Cheshire, DONG Energy UK Chairman said: “We welcome the announcements from the Government on the FID-Enabling process and the strikes prices today. This is a concrete step in the right direction from the Government towards fulfilling the next phase of […]

  • 25 January 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind, wave & tidal industry, has welcomed the announcement by Climate Change Minister Greg Barker of the UK’s first Marine Energy Park (MEP). Covering an area stretching from Bristol to Cornwall as far as the Isles of Scilly, the MEP will be a partnership between local and national Government, […]