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  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Notus Heavy Lift Solutions has entered the US offshore wind market with the launch of an office in New York.

  • 16 May 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted aerial survey specialists APEM to provide ultra-high resolution bird and marine mammal surveys for its Norfolk Vanguard West site. Norfolk Vanguard comprises two sites, East and West. Once constructed, it will provide a generating capacity of up to 1,800MW. APEM has been surveying both the East and West development areas of Norfolk […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Environment, R&D

    Scientists are to extend a popular basking shark tracking project for another year, it was announced yesterday. For the last seven months the public have been able to follow the progress of eight of the giant sharks online, after they were tagged off the west coast of Scotland in July last year. Two of the […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Finnish wave energy developer Wello Oy is extending its testing programme at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney having signed a one year extension to their original contract. Their 1MW Penguin wave energy converter has been undergoing testing in Orkney since June 2011, and was first deployed at EMEC’s grid-connected wave test site […]

  • 28 October 2011

    The offshore wind industry will today take a major step forward with the announcement of a raft of new seabed lease agreements from the Crown Estate that could support up to 5GW of new capacity. The organisation, which manages the UK seabed, will confirm it has awarded conditional agreements for lease to five offshore renewable […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced it is beginning a two-year, comprehensive study of coastal and marine archaeological sites along the Pacific Coast of the United States. The study will analyze and inventory marine archaeological resources on the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and existing historical sites located on […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Pulse Tidal, the Sheffield based tidal power provider, has been awarded an Agreement for Lease by the Crown Estate for an area of seabed near to Lynmouth in Devon. The company plans to deploy a 1.2MW tidal power generating machine – England’s largest – in 2014, following consultation, environmental studies and permitting.  Pulse chief executive […]

  • 29 October 2012

    The company planning to install the first wave energy device at Wave Hub has applied for a marine licence for the deployment. Cork-based Ocean Energy has asked the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for permission to deploy its €9 million OE Buoy wave energy converter at Wave Hub, around 10 miles off the north coast of […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    South West companies attending the Offshore Energy Supply Chain Event, hosted by RWE and Regen SW at Sandy Park, Exeter, have been urged to target the offshore wind and marine energy sectors to develop new business opportunities and secure a share of this multi-billion pound industry. Over 160 potential offshore-wind supply chain companies, including a […]

  • 28 February 2013

    The UK’s two Marine Energy Parks (MEP) will today (Thursday 28 Feb) sign a milestone agreement to work together to support the development of the wave and tidal industry in the United Kingdom. The collaboration agreement, which will be signed at the Renewable UK Wave and Tidal Conference in London, will be witnessed by Greg […]

  • 6 January 2017

    Birkenhead-based shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird is to ramp up its operations in the energy sector with the appointment of a new managing director. Jonathan Brown has joined the energy division of Cammell Laird from Rolls Royce where he led its nuclear new build and projects group. Brown has previously worked for BNFL, Serco and […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has signed a contract with the UK-based Hughes Sub Sea Engineering for the undertaking of a subsea inspection campaign at offshore wind farms located in Denmark and Germany. The offshore wind farms Hughes SSE will be servicing are Gode Wind 1 and 2 and Borkum Riffgrund located off the north west coast of Germany […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea’s heavy-lift jack-up Innovation installed the 49th and final monopile on Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea just after the New Year. 

  • 28 October 2015

    DONG Energy today decided to construct the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, located in the Irish Sea, approximately 19 km off the west coast of Britain. The final investment decision has been made after securing all necessary consents from authorities, completing site assessments and having signed the majority of the contracts for supply and […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    As reported by the Associated Press, the potential of the project, aimed at developing wind turbines in the U.S., situated off the Virginia cost and encompassing circa 113,000 acres in the Atlantic Ocean, has been recognized by numerous investors including European ones. The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, in charge of supervising offshore wind […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Correll Services Ltd has secured a contract to provide subsea and land cable termination and testing works on the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The contract has been awarded by Formosa 1 project turnkey contractor Jan De Nul Group. Correll Services – a specialist in high voltage, low voltage and fibre […]

  • 27 August 2015

    Oregon Governor Kate Brown has formed the WindFloat Pacific Offshore Wind Advisory Committee in order to identify smart solutions for Oregon’s economy through the burgeoning offshore wind energy industry. With a $46.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to demonstrate the potential of offshore wind energy resources in the United States, Principle Power […]

  • 16 September 2013

    Alstom and ScottishPower Renewables have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to incorporate Alstom’s tidal power devices within the Sound of Islay project. The tidal array, between the islands of Islay and Jura on the west coast of Scotland, will include up to four of Alstom’s 1 MW tidal devices, one of which is currently on […]

  • 16 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth has employed a full time marine renewables business development manager, demonstrating the company’s commitment to working at the forefront of the sector. Amanda Pound joined the company in 2010 as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Exeter University, just days after finishing her degree. After working for two years as Marine […]

  • 1 October 2010
    Training & Education

    The third annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF)-West hosted by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Euromoney Energy Events in San Francisco this week brought together more than 400 investors, industry executives and policy makers for an engaging discussion on the state of the renewable energy industry, public policy, financial markets, and corporate […]

  • 20 March 2017

    After Avangrid Renewables, which recently built North Carolina’s first onshore wind farm, won the rights to develop an offshore wind project off Kitty Hawk for more than USD 9 million, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) hailed the potential effect of the offshore wind industry on the state’s economy.

  • 19 April 2012

    The first wave device installed in the waters at Cornwall’s marine energy test site has been manufactured by A&P Falmouth. Fred Olsen’s “BOLT Lifesaver” project, which is capable of operating and producing electricity, is now being tested in the sheltered FabTest site off Falmouth Bay, with easy access to the port. Renowned throughout the world […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Attollo Offshore has mobilized the jack-up accommodation vessel Atlantic Amsterdam for Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 22 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beothuk Energy Inc. (“Beothuk”), an international company headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, announces its intention to develop large-scale offshore wind farms to meet the energy demands of Atlantic Canada and the North Eastern United States. Beothuk and the Corner Brook Port Corporation are presently in the evaluation and preplanning stages of identifying a […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Cost reduction keeps on being one of the primary goals of the ever-growing offshore wind industry. Recognising the industry’s requirements, companies supporting construction and operation of offshore wind farms are expanding their ranges of services to both contribute the push to cut the costs and to tap into the vast opportunities offered. One of them is CWind, whose Managing Director Lee Andrews explained: “Our strategy is to look for bigger scope of work contracts that give more added value to both the client and to us.”