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  • 11 July 2014

    The developer of offshore wind farm project in Nantucket Sound, Cape Wind Associates, LLC, is looking to lease a property in Quonset Business Park for staging and assembly area for offshore wind construction. The proposal would provide the company with a twelve month option-to-lease nearly 14 acres at Quonset for one year, with the ability to extend for […]

  • 7 May 2014

    Dalby Offshore Services Ltd. has taken delivery of its latest offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Dalby Wharfe’. The vessel is the first of a two boat order that includes the ‘Dalby Swale’ to be delivered to Dalby Offshore Services Ltd. at the forthcoming Seawork exhibition at Southampton on Tuesday 10th June. The Alicat Workboats built the 21m […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Scottish experts on renewable energy (RE) said governments play a key role in pushing private sector investments in the green energy…   By Estrella Torres (businessmirror) [mappress] Source: businessmirror, January 27, 2012; Image: oceanrenewable

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new report released by Cascade Policy Institute concludes that the public-private partnership Oregon Wave Energy Trust has failed to achieve a return on public investment. The Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) is a nonprofit, public-private partnership established by the Oregon State Legislature that works to “responsibly develop ocean energy by connecting stakeholders, supporting research […]

  • 25 July 2014

    Atlantis, owner of the world’s largest planned tidal current energy project, MeyGen, and tidal energy equipment supplier, announces that it has signed a turbine supply agreement with Andritz Hydro Hammerfest to supply three 1.5 megawatt tidal power turbines for Phase 1A of the MeyGen project in the Pentland Firth in Scotland. Atlantis also announces that […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Lowestoft College is a leading provider of training and competence services to the maritime, offshore and energy industries. It has joined forces with the National Wind Farm Training Centre (NWFTC) to launch a one-stop training centre for workers in the wind farm industry. Under one roof, the College and NWFTC provide generic and bespoke courses to meet […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Industry Contribution

    WAB Shipping companies, experts in logistics, and port authorities, all working in the maritime industry and essential for the development of wind energy at sea, are also members of WAB. The association’s work consists of the promotion of cooperation, internationalization, innovation and qualification within the wind industry. The WAB takes a stand on legislative initiatives […]

  • 29 April 2013

    The announcement of the Scottish Innovative Foundation Technologies Fund by Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, Fergus Ewing is welcomed by Scottish Renewables. The £15 million fund has been established to help develop deep-water wind turbine foundations in Scotland.  Michael Rieley, Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables said: “The announcement of the Scottish Innovative Foundation Technologies […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Scotland and England are competing to create hub for $52 billion offshore wind industry. Leith, the port area of the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, and the northeast English coastal town of Hartlepool are striving for an investment worth 150 million-pound ($237 million) from a Spanish wind-turbine maker Gamesa Corp Tecnologica SA. It is estimated that the […]

  • 1 September 2011

      IRELAND NEEDS to develop its port and shipping services or risk losing out on substantial elements of a multibillion euro renewable energy…   By Tim O’Brien (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes, September 01, 2011

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Germany’s VTC Group Munich has bought Bilfinger’s share in Bilfinger Mars Offshore, a Poland-based manufacturer of steel foundations for offshore wind turbines. Bilfinger Mars Offshore was formed as a joint venture between Bilfinger and the Polish Investment fund Mars. Bilfinger is selling all of its 62.5 percent share to VTC, while Mars will remain invested in the joint venture […]

  • 15 August 2011

      The devolved Scottish government has produced a 2020 Routemap outlining its new targets for meeting 100% of Scotland’s electricity needs…   By Dave Elliott (environmentalresearchweb) [mappress] Source: environmentalresearchweb, August 12, 2011

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities

    Northern Ireland’s Energy Minister Arlene Foster announced the publication of the ORESAP which presents vision for the delivery of offshore renewable energy in Northern Ireland waters to 2020 and beyond. It contains actions to facilitate the opportunities and also address the challenges of offshore development. The Crown Estate has worked positively with DETI as this […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Scottish Enterprise has published a summary paper setting out the research and development and innovation priorities for offshore wind power generation in Scotland. In a summary paper, Scottish Enterprise sets out the key research and development and innovation priorities for offshore wind power generation in Scotland. The paper summarises the findings of Scottish Enterprise’s foresighting […]

  • 10 January 2011

    China’s Vice Premier Li Keqiang will kick off a four-day visit to the U.K. Sunday in Edinburgh, focusing on Scotland’s renewables and low-… By Jean Yung (nasdaq) [mappress] Source: nasdaq, January 10, 2011

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate today sets out the timetable for the development of offshore wind and tidal energy in Northern Ireland waters. We have confirmed that from 1 April 2011 discussion will take place with potential developers on the opportunity of offshore wind and tidal energy in Northern Ireland waters. This will also help shape the […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Authorities

    Commenting as Scottish Power announces the completion of successful initial testing of an underwater tidal turbine in Orkney, Scottish Liberal Democrat Energy spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said: “This is further proof of the impressive progress being made in marine renewables and hopefully a stepping stone to yet more success.  “It also illustrates the invaluable role […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Technology

    As DONG Energy, A2SEA and Siemens announced the installation of the first two 6-MW wind turbines at the Gunfleet Sands III site, Siemens has published a video that shows this pioneering work: The 6 megawatt wind turbine from Siemens has already been tested onshore at Høvsøre test center and at Østerild test center in Denmark, […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Hughes Sub Surface Engineering (SSE) Have received another safety award for their work on the world’s second largest wind farm – Gwynt y Môr. Colin Christian of RWE presented the award to Managing Director Ian Hughes at the O&M Base in Mostyn. After Ian Hughes accepted the award, he commented: “Hughes SSE’s operations on the […]

  • 24 March 2011
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    Chris Huhne vowed to leave no stone unturned in support of Scottish renewable energy projects.   (bymnews) [mappress] Source: bymnews, March 24, 2011  

  • 2 March 2011
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    Scotland’s new Energy Skills Investment Plan is anticipated to create close to 28,000 job opportunities in the offshore wind sector alone.   (newenergyworldnetwork) [mappress]   Source: newenergyworldnetwork, March 02, 2011    

  • 15 April 2010

    U.K. utility Scottish and Southern Energy PLC (SSE.LN) Monday said it had purchased a 15% stake in Burntisland Fabrications Ltd., or BiFab, [mappress] Source: easybourse, April 12, 2010;

  • 12 March 2013
    Authorities

    In January, New Bedford’s Mayor Jon Mitchell announced the establishment of an Offshore Wind Advisory Committee that will advise him on industry trends relating to the global supply chain for offshore wind. The members of the Mayor’s Committee are industry and manufacturing representatives who share the Mayor’s goal of ensuring New Bedford is ready to […]

  • 9 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Industry analysts forecast orders for new wind turbines will drop by 93 percent in 2013. This development would negatively impact the supply… (allheadlinenews) [mappress] Source: allheadlinenews, November 09, 2010;

  • 8 February 2011
    Authorities

    At a morning press conference in Norfolk, United States Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and United States Secretary of the Interior Ken… (thestatecolumn) [mappress] Source: thestatecolumn, February 08, 2011

  • 21 October 2010
    Authorities

    Two years and more than $8 million later, Rhode Island is a critical step closer to protecting its waters with eco-friendly standards and… By Alisha A. Pina (projo) [mappress] Source: projo, October 21, 2010;