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  • 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 […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Tidal blade test facility at National Composites Centre was awarded £1 million as part of £86 million of new Government money awarded to the West of England LEP to boost economic growth and create jobs. Located in Bristol & Bath Science Park, it will be the first of its kind as the industry is insufficient […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    An interdisciplinary group of doctoral students that study wind energy at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst held a discussion on the Block Island Marine spatial planning.   The group conducted a case study about the project, tackling various stages the company went through in order to facilitate the development of offshore wind along with the […]

  • 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

  • 6 February 2020

    Japan Wind Power Association Japanese government moves to promote offshore wind power. • July 2016 : Port & Harbor Law has amended. • April 2019 : New Offshore Wind Promotion Law enforced. • July 2019 : 11 candidate promotion areas were announced. 4 out of 11 are classified as “promising areas”. More than 13GW of […]

  • 28 March 2012

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 18 May 2012

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 20 March 2011

    The Scottish Government today published plans which could deliver almost five Gigawatts of electricity from offshore wind by 2020 – enough…   (allmediascotland) [mappress] Source: allmediascotland, March 21, 2011  

  • 21 December 2011

    The Commerce and Employment Department (C&E) is set to develop stronger relations with Guernsey Electricity Limited (GEL) to progress macro…   ( ifcfeed ) [mappress] Source: ifcfeed, December 21, 2011

  • 27 October 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

      The Scottish government has announced new funding for renewable energy developments that are likely to produce new engineering jobs… (careerstructure) [mappress] Source: careerstructure, October 27, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 12 March 2013

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 January 2013

    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, […]

  • 6 June 2011

      VETERANS of the D-Day landings are campaigning to stop a huge offshore wind farm being built near the famous beaches. Dozens of 450ft turbines would be sited fewer than 10 miles from the place where the landings took place exactly 67 years ago tomorrow. David Churchcroft from north London, a former infantryman who stormed […]

  • 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;