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  • 30 March 2011

    ESB International has applied to the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government (DEHLG) for foreshore exploration licences in the first step towards developing a 5 Megawatt wave energy project off the west coast of Ireland. This will enable the Company to conduct marine surveys and resource measurements at two locations, Killard Point, Co Clare […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    QED Naval received up to £550,000 financial backing from Kelvin Capital and the Scottish Investment Bank last month to support the continued development of the Subhub, the tidal turbine foundation structure. This 1st tranche of money will allow QED Naval to conduct the tank testing of 2 models of increasing scale within the world class, […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Technology

    Manufacturers of outdoor electronic cabinets and similar components with strict leak specification for wind turbines, solar systems, and other alternative energy products seeking continuous quality improvements and/or faster leak test cycle times while maintaining Gage R&R can now schedule customized videoconference demonstrations of the of mathematical functions built into USON’s recently unveiled Optima vT Leak […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    USA Just Got Its First Offshore Wind Farm “The Block Island Wind Farm is now fully constructed,” Jeff Grybowski, Deepwater Wind’s CEO, informed via social media on 18 August. Bilfinger Exits Offshore Wind Foundations Business Germany’s VTC Group Munich has bought Bilfinger’s share in Bilfinger Mars Offshore, a Poland-based manufacturer of steel foundations for offshore […]

  • 26 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    FoundOcean, the subsea and offshore grouting specialist for the global energy construction industries, is undergoing a major reorganisation at its UK Offshore Service Base in Livingston as it says farewell to one of the longest serving members of the company, Peter Lauder, as he retires after 27 years of service. FoundOcean, the subsea and offshore […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    GDF SUEZ has decided to launch an ambitious enterprise project to implement its business strategy more quickly and meet the demands of a rapidly changing energy environment, the company said yesterday in a press release. This plan, by rooting GDF SUEZ more firmly in its local areas and thus ever closer to its clients, will create an […]

  • 29 May 2014

    Composite high-speed craft designer and builder CTruk has appointed shipbuilding industry veteran Peter McIntosh OBE to succeed Andy White as chairman. The former executive director of VT Group PLC has extensive experience of the marine and defence industries and will steer the innovative company through its next stage of growth. Andy will remain on the […]

  • 11 December 2012

    PROGRESS in the Humber area’s renewables industry over the last year is being reviewed at an informal networking event. The Christmas Green Drinks meeting will take stock of developments across the low-carbon sector during the past 12 months and also look ahead to 2013. Renewables Network and Footprint Renewables are staging the event on Thursday, […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company wishes to make clear its concerns about further planned wind farm construction in the Irish Sea which could threaten the future of the Liverpool route, reduce TT services and lead to higher levels of cancellations. It follows the formal announcement of plans by Centrica to develop wind farms […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE: MY) (“Ming Yang”, or the “Company”), a leading and fast-growing wind turbine manufacturer in China, provided an update through a conference call with investors today on certain developments in the China wind power industry since Ming Yang’s ADSs began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Proponents of the Cape Wind project have submitted a petition signed by nearly 1,200 people, supporting a Department of Energy’s (DOE) loan guarantee for the project. Cape Wind Now reported about this on its blog: From California to Craigsville Beach on Cape Cod, nearly 1,200 people joined together over the past week to  voice their […]

  • 26 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    DeepCLiDAR, a floating light detection and ranging (LiDAR) system developed by the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, has completed a new deployment performance test 12 miles off the Maine coast in 65 meters of water. AWS Truepower validated DeepCLiDAR’s data recovery and measurement accuracy against Carbon Trust’s industry-standard performance criteria. With the third-party […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Nova Scotia has launched two new international research grants to further advance its position in the tidal industry. The two projects, worth $1.43 million, will help governments, industry and researchers better understand the effect tidal technology has on the marine environment, and the impact of the marine environment on that technology. This is the first announcement under […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Scotland’s ability to meet its renewable energy targets will be significantly boosted by the creation of a new Marine Renewables Test Centre at the University of Dundee. The Centre will become a leading facility for the development, design and testing of marine renewable construction materials and prototype foundations. ‘Scotland is well placed to deliver offshore […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH) Willi Balz, Chairman of the Executive Board of Windreich AG, is gearing his company towards further growth. With several new additions to the management, the company’s market leadership in the area of offshore energy is to be extended, and the energy revolution is to be promoted. “We are the market leaders – therefore […]

  • 5 June 2014
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A world-class testing facility for marine energy devices has been inaugurated at the University of Edinburgh. Guests at the facility watched the circular pool, 25 metres across and two metres deep, demonstrate how it can recreate waves and currents from coastlines around the UK, Europe and beyond. The FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility is managed […]

  • 5 August 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    • Competitive tender for transmission links forecast to deliver £350 million of savings for consumers • 2 GW of offshore wind to be connected • Almost £4 billion of investment appetite to own and run nine transmission links worth £1.1 billion • Preferred and reserve bidders chosen for seven projects, with two to be decided […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility has appointed marine specialist Dr. Jamie Grimwade as their new Business Development Manager. Dr Grimwade’s role is to further develop FloWave’s growing pipeline of commercial and academic test clients in wave, tidal, offshore wind and vessel design. Jamie comes with a wealth of experience within the marine renewables industry, having […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) and Supacat today announced the purchase of the first of type Supacat Multi-purpose Vessel 24 (SMV 24). The investment in the SMV 24 vessel marks JFMS’s continued commitment to provide innovative solutions to clients that require high assurance when operating in the marine environments. The SMV 24 vessel establishes a […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    Energy Trends and Quarterly Energy Prices publications are published today 27 September 2012 by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Energy Trends covers statistics on energy production and consumption, in total and by fuel, and provides an analysis of the year on year changes, and now includes a section on renewables. Quarterly Energy Prices […]

  • 15 March 2012

    BUSINESSES involved in the growing renewables sector are to be given practical industry support with the return of a flagship green energy conference. More than 200 industry leaders are expected at Renewing The Humber on May 1 at the KC Stadium, Hull. Organisers say the latest event will tackle some of the key issues that […]

  • 21 July 2015

    Five British companies are celebrating today after they have received grant funding from the Government’s innovation experts at Innovate UK to develop tidal energy projects with Canadian businesses and universities. Split across two projects, worth a combined £700,000, the projects will help governments, industry and academia better understand the impact of tidal technology on the […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A new report out today from Cambridge Econometrics in collaboration with Pr. Paul Ekins of University College London, shows that meeting the UK climate targets recommended by the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) makes clear economic sense for the UK. Reducing the UK’s carbon emissions in line with these budgets would, by 2030, increase […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fletcher Group, an Aberdeen-based platform supply vessel (PSV) operator, has entered the offshore wind market following ROV operations and boulder clearance carried out at an offshore wind project, which the company left unnamed. After 20 years of supporting the oil and gas industry, Fletcher said it is now expanding into offshore wind with a new cost-efficient solution. […]

  • 20 October 2014

    More than 120 energy industry experts gathered at Heriot-Watt University today to hear about how the latest research and partnership with Scottish and global energy businesses could drive innovation. Delegates include representatives from the Scotmas Group; Selex Galileo; AMEC; The Crown Estate; Scottish Water; Grontmij and Heliex Power. Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Director of the Energy […]

  • 1 December 2014

    WWF Scotland Director Lang Banks has been named 2014 Champion of Renewables at Scottish Renewables’ Green Energy Awards. The environmentalist, described by judges as “an outsider who makes people understand why renewables are so vital”, bagged the coveted trophy at a 1,250-guest ceremony in Edinburgh last night (Nov 27). The awards, now in their 12th […]