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  • 17 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    THE FIRST of 160 wind turbines has been installed at the flagship North Wales Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, the largest renewables project under construction by RWE npower renewables. It marks a major milestone in the construction of the €2billion windfarm which, once fully operational, will be capable of generating enough energy from the […]

  • 10 November 2011

    Pembrokeshire communities have until close of play today to have their say over plans for a massive offshore wind farm. The chance to comment on the RWE npower renewables Atlantic Array Offshore Wind Farm, which will be located 16km off the south Wales coast, closes at 5pm today (Thursday). If the development goes ahead it […]

  • 10 June 2010

    Situated in Liverpool Bay near the North Wales coast, Gwynt y Môr will be one of the largest offshore wind farms in construction, eventually…   [mappress] Source: wirralglobe, June 09, 2010;

  • 1 November 2012

    Speaking in Parliament, Delyn MP David Hanson called on the Secretary of State for Wales for more Government’s action on supporting development of offshore wind energy, in order to boost the economy and increase employment rate. Mr. Hanson gave an example of Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm in Mostyn, Flintshire, which will open 120 […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Grid Connection

    Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £12 million scheme to develop an onshore substation to facilitate the transfer of electricity from the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm in North Wales to the National Grid for Dong Energy. The substation will be located at Bodelwyddan, south of the St Asaph Business Park in Denbighshire, where it […]

  • 23 September 2011

    Porthcawl hosted the first of seven public exhibitions to be held across Wales over the coming days, showcasing details of the Atlantic…   by Chris Cousen (walesonline) [mappress] Source: walesonline, September 23, 2011

  • 13 June 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    Cardiff-based marine renewable energy company, Tidal Energy Ltd, has entered into a partnership with the Port of Milford Haven to develop an operating base in readiness for the forthcoming sea trials of its DeltaStream demonstration unit in Ramsey Sound, Pembrokeshire. Under the agreement, facilities will be provided at Pembroke Port for the storage, assembly, deployment […]

  • 12 April 2011

    WALES’ burgeoning wind farms could be producing far less energy than supporters claim, a new report has suggested.   By Graham Henry (walesonline) [mappress] Source: walesonline, April 12, 2011

  • 10 September 2013

    Minesto has identified the Welsh waters as candidate for a full-scale deployment of Deep Green after extensive measurements of the sea conditions carried out by SEACAMS, a Welsh research project that offers marine businesses access to research facilities, expertise and knowledge from Welsh Universities. “We are very excited about these promising developments, and we see […]

  • 28 June 2012

    RWE npower renewables will hold exhibitions in South West Wales next month about the proposed Atlantic Array offshore wind farm. Robert Thornhill, Atlantic Array development manager, said that their team will be available for any questions about the project. In addition, they will have 3D models and photomontages to help people visualize how the Atlantic […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    More than half of the 160 turbines at RWE Innogy UK’s flagship offshore wind farm, Gwynt y Môr, off the North Wales coast, have been commissioned and are generating electricity.    The milestone was reached last week with the 81st turbine connected to the National Grid. Construction of the world’s second largest offshore wind farm […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Innogy has distributed GBP 1.4 million in Wales in 2018 through community funding from its renewable energy projects.

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bids are being formally invited to help manage a multi-million pound pioneering wind industry community fund, on behalf of the coastal communities of North Wales. RWE Innogy UK’s flagship offshore wind farm, Gwynt y Môr, has launched a major tender process to identify a suitable organisation to administer its £19million Community Fund. The 160 turbine wind farm, being constructed […]

  • 22 April 2013

    The SEA JACK jack-up vessel has anchored in the Carrick Roads in the UK, seeking shelter from bad weather conditions on its way from IJmuiden to Mostyn in North Wales, the Falmouth Packet informs. Along with the sheerlegs vessel Norma 1, which is on her journey to the Suez Canal for wreck removal operations, the […]

  • 6 April 2011

    The energy sector has the potential to provide more jobs and opportunities for Wales but projects are too often held up by financial…   By Chris Kelsey (walesonline) [mappress] Source: walesonline, April 06, 2011

  • 5 April 2011

    Proposals for a tidal energy scheme to be developed off the coast of Wales have received government backing, which could result in new civil…   (careerstructure) [mappress] Source: careerstructure, April 05, 2011

  • 12 November 2012

    The Atlantic Array foes claim that the offshore wind farm would ruin one of Wales’ most beautiful coastal landscapes, writes Wales Online news portal. Namely, the offshore wind project between Lundy Island and Gower could have 180 to 250 wind turbines erected. Their height would be from 100m to 200m, which is higher than all […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based developer of wave energy technology, welcomed Carl Sargeant AM, the Minister for Natural Resources in Wales, to its offices on Thursday, June 26. The Minister enjoyed a presentation and guided tour of the business, which showcased the potential of the WaveSub, a wave energy converter being developed and tested by the […]

  • 12 October 2011

      Plans by Marine Current Turbines and its project partner RWE npower renewables to install and operate Wales’s first-ever tidal energy farm have moved a step closer with the granting of an Agreement for Lease by The Crown Estate for the Skerries Tidal Stream Array, which is proposed for the waters off the coast of […]

  • 28 January 2011

    MAS-NW is inviting manufacturers to the North West and North Wales Offshore Wind Supply Chain Event being held on Tuesday 8 February 2011… (prlog) [mappress] Source: prlog, January 28, 2011

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Over 80 representatives from the electrical industry have attended an event hosted by Tidal Lagoon Power Limited to hear about the supply chain opportunities with Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Chaired by Andy Basham, National President of the ECA, the event included a presentation on the proposed lagoon along with information on contracting opportunities that will […]

  • 14 January 2011

    Cable solutions specialist Draka is to supply subsea array cabling for the 576MW Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm off the North Wales coast. (yourindustrynews) [mappress] Source: yourindustrynews, January 14, 2011

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), which plans to test its WaveSub device in the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone, has received GBP 2 million of EU funds, Welsh Finance and Government Business Minister, Jane Hutt, announced last week. The GBP 3 million project, which includes a GBP 900,000 investment from MPS, covers manufacturing and testing of a 1:4 scale prototype of the WaveSub […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of all 160 foundations at the world’s second largest wind farm, Gwynt y Môr, has been successfully completed. The final transition piece was installed on Wednesday 23rd April more than eight miles off the North Wales coast by RWE’s jack up installation vessel, Friedrich Ernestine. The vessel has now completed its scope of […]

  • 17 April 2013

    The Skerries tidal array project was one of the exhibits at a special event in Parliament to celebrate Anglesey Day. Organised by Albert Owen, Anglesey’s MP and a member of the Energy & Climate Change Select Committee, the event hosted a range of exhibitors including large companies such as National Grid, Horizon Nuclear and Stena […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Heavy engineering specialists Sheffield Forgemasters have joined a body of senior business owners and directors in Wales working to maximise the potential of a new tidal lagoon industry in the UK. The Wales Tidal Industry Advisory Group was established in January 2014 to realise the commercial benefits of the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Chaired […]