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  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. political representatives are paying a visit to Denmark to learn from its experience in offshore wind and to meet with the local industry. During the four-day visit, political representatives from the U.S. east coast states will see Danish production and port facilities and will meet with the local supply chain companies. “The climate fight […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Bond Dickinson LLP Planning & Infrastructure lawyers have advised East Anglia offshore wind farm, a ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall joint-venture, on the full consenting matrix for the development of a 1.2 GW offshore wind farm in East Anglia. Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted consent for the development to go […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Authorities, R&D, Vessels

    Zentech Inc. and Renewables Resources International (RRI) have announced their plans to build the first Jones Act compliant, four legged, self-propelled Dynamically-Positioned Level 2 (DP2) jack-up vessel based on a US-built barge.

  • 1 June 2013
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    VolturnUS 1:8, the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the U.S., was officially launched by the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and its partners yesterday at 11 am (5 pm CET/CEST). The 65-foot-tall VolturnUS prototype was lifted by a crane from the dock and lowered into the Penobscot River in Brewer. […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The construction of floating offshore wind farms in California over the near- to long-term could contribute to economic development in the US West Coast state, especially if significant portions of equipment and services were procured locally, according to a report by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The report, Floating Offshore Wind in California: Gross […]

  • 10 January 2014

    More top names have been lined up for the country’s most significant conference and exhibition focused on the Southern North Sea energy business to be held in Norwich this year. Shell, EDF Energy Schlumberger, East Anglia Offshore Wind and Aker Solutions are among companies which will feature at the two-day SNS2014: Sea of Opportunity event […]

  • 27 November 2014

    East Anglian grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has awarded funding to Norwich based Norcom Technology. The SCORE programme offers East Anglian SMEs an exciting opportunity to access funds to drive forward innovative products and processes that benefit the region’s offshore renewable sector’s supply chain. The £20,000 grant is to enable […]

  • 20 October 2011

      More than 15 new staff have been recruited in East Anglia by PKF Accountants & business advisors during the summer, and that tally is expected to double with the number of posts currently being advertised. The expansion in Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Ipswich offices is to meet business expansion and to grow the firm’s […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Dong Energy has found seven unexploded bombs at one of its offshore wind farm sites. According to the local media, UXO have been found on the seabed of The Wash through which the export cables will be laid from the wind farm to the substation in Walpole. The Danish company is building a 75-turbine Race […]

  • 24 April 2013

    The EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven got high-profile visitors from New Bedford in the US state of Massachusetts. The 26-strong delegation from this small port city on the East coast was led by mayor Jonathan Mitchell. Most of the delegates work in urban and harbour development for the city of New Bedford and in research enterprises […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The innovative suction-installed foundations that represent the first stage of construction at the world’s largest offshore wind farm are now on their way to the site at Dogger Bank, 125 kilometres off the UK’s east coast. The structures, known as Bucket Foundations, will support two meteorological masts that will provide essential weather information. They were […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Investment, jobs and skills generated by the East of England’s position as a leading centre for developing offshore wind farms are at stake as the industry awaits clarity in policy, an industry leader has warned. The UK is being left behind by the rest of Europe as the industry waits for a sign from the […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    UK port operator Peel Ports Group and A&P Group, a ship repair, defence, conversion and marine specialist, have announced a strategic partnership at the Peel Ports Great Yarmouth to bolster the service offering to East of England’s thriving offshore energy sector.

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    EOLOS Floating LiDAR Solutions will provide two of its floating LiDARs for the New York Bight metocean campaign, for which NYSERDA just awarded contracts to Ocean Tech Services (OTS) and DNV GL. The Spanish company will supply the technology as part of its collaboration with the U.S.-based OTS. EOLOS said it is now working on the two […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper has set aside USD 1.5 million to boost clean energy and green businesses in the proposed 2019-2021 budget, including a study on North Carolina’s potential to host offshore wind operations and associated jobs. The USD 300,000 study would evaluate state-owned and privately held ports with the potential to host offshore wind […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      PMSS America, Inc., the 100% owned US subsidiary of the leading renewable energy consulting firm PMSS, today announced another senior professional to their US headquarters in New York City. James Doane joins the expanding PMSS US team as a Senior Engineer to support the growing demand for PMSS’ offshore wind consulting services in this […]

  • 23 October 2013

    A delegation of 20 businesses from the south east region of Northern Ireland were in the Great Yarmouth area this week to share thoughts and knowledge on the renewable energy sector with East of England experts. The visit, hosted by EEEGR (the East of England Energy Group), was for companies which are part of the […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Invergordon-based PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd has started loading in and loading out the jacket prepiles and the related equipment from the Port of Cromarty Firth as part of the port marshalling contract awarded by DEME Offshore in support of the Moray East offshore wind project. As reported earlier, DEME’s installation vessel Apollo is carrying out […]

  • 27 February 2013

    Tidal Transit Limited has just achieved ISO 14001, the internationally recognised Environmental Management Standard for business. The certification defines controls for any activity that has an effect on the environment, including the use of natural resources, handling and treating of waste and energy consumption. Tidal Transit is a young company, growing in response to the […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    US Wind has received its final air emissions permit from the Maryland Department of the Environment to install a meteorological tower in the Maryland Wind Energy Area, with the company set to begin the installation process immediately.

  • 24 April 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    A meteorological tower for US Wind’s 268MW offshore wind farm in Maryland is scheduled to be installed at the offshore project site in August 2018. The met mast will be delivered by Gulf Island Fabrication, which signed a contract with US Wind in March.

  • 19 March 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    An international delegation has again visited the offshore base in Cuxhaven to find out more about operations there. This time it was an US delegation that came to familiarise themselves with the latest trends and options in realising offshore projects on March 15. The US experts came at the invitation of the Agency for Business […]

  • 19 October 2017

    GustoMSC has revealed a new Jones Act-compliant jack-up vessel design for the installation of wind turbines and foundations in the U.S. The SEA-3250-LT installation jack-up is capable of handling the latest generation of 8 to 9.5 MW turbines and foundations. 

  • 13 April 2012

    More than 60 new jobs are to be created in the North-east of England by Technip Offshore Wind Ltd after the company announced today that it intends to set up a new projects and engineering centre in Newcastle, located at the heart of the region’s emerging renewables hub. The move bolsters Technip’s rapidly-evolving renewable energy […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Naikun Wind Energy Group have decided not to pursue further a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia, Canada, and to end partnership discussions.

  • 29 April 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The North East’s first large scale offshore wind farm has now started to produce electricity as work continues towards completion of the project. The first three wind turbine generators at the EDF Energy Renewables Teesside offshore wind farm have now been fully commissioned and are supplying electricity to the National Grid. When complete the 27 […]