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  • 5 February 2020
    R&D

    The floating offshore wind industry in the Celtic Sea could support 3,200 jobs in South West England and Wales by 2030, according to a report by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.

  • 15 August 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Energy company innogy has awarded high voltage engineering specialist EDS HV Management a contract for operations and maintenance (O&M) management on the high voltage network at Rhyl Flats wind farm. The contract, running from 1 June, followed a competitive tendering process. It will see Rhyl Flats come under the remit of the EDS Control Centre, […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE hits another milestone in Gwynt y Môr Offshore Windfarm installation. The A2SEA’s vessel has erected the 80th wind turbine generator. Sea Jack and Sea Worker will continue with turbine installation, assisted by Sea Golf, Sea Bravo, Sea Echo & Bever. The developers have already fitted 139 transition pieces and installed 27 array cables which […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dong Energy’s team will host two “Meet the Buyer” exhibitions about the supply chain opportunities for Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm.  The events will provide an opportunity to meet senior members of Dong Energy’s procurement and project teams to discuss opportunities that may exist in the next stages of the Burbo Bank Extension project. […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Wales Cymru organized a conference on Severn Estuary’s tidal energy potential on Wednesday, June 26, which gathered engineering and environmental experts, but also officials like First Minister of Wales, Rt Hon Carwyn Jones. The conference came a couple of weeks after the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee issued […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    A Welsh company which specialises in capturing the potential of wave energy and reducing the current cost associated with this process has been announced as the first company to benefit from new Welsh Government innovation funding. Last week, the First Minister announced a £115 million package of support to boost innovation in Wales, leading to […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Environment

    Health Wales is highlighting the work of Welsh Crucible researchers – the cream of Welsh research talent. Dr Simon Neill explains his research into the impact of tidal energy and other sources of marine renewable energy ” ANYONE living by the sea will be familiar with the twice daily rise and fall of the tides. […]

  • 3 April 2012

    GWYNT Y MÔR Offshore Wind Farm Limited has secured a major contract to begin the next stage of offshore construction off the North Wales coast. In a £multi-million deal with Seaway Heavy Lifting Limited of Cyprus, the heavy lift vessel, ‘Stanislav Yudin’ will operate in Liverpool Bay between April and December, 2012, to install major […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Authorities

    First Minister Carwyn Jones has said he will not support the construction of large pylons in Montgomeryshire and has told his ministers to… [mappress] Source: newswales, June 20, 2011;

  • 12 May 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    After seven months of working in the North Sea, Tidal Transit’s Kitty Petra personnel transfer vessel (PVT) will be heading west in May 2015 to join her sister vessel Tia Elizabeth working on the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, which is situated 8 miles off the North Wales coast. Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection

    DONG Energy has powered up a five-year contract to supply green energy to supply Welsh Water across more than 4,000 operational sites.

  • 11 March 2013

    The Severn Estuary holds the second highest tidal range in the world and within this Swansea Bay benefits from spring tides of up to 12m. This tidal range offers significant potential for the extraction of long-term, low cost renewable energy through the construction of tidal lagoons and is an exciting opportunity for Wales and the […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Innogy UK has awarded over GBP 21,000 to three community projects in Conwy, Wales, through the Rhyl Flats Wind Farm Community Fund. Citizens Advice Bureau Cylch Conwy will receive GBP 9,769 to deliver an ‘Advice and Information at Home’ project. This will enable a caseworker to visit residents who are not able to attend their […]

  • 6 August 2012

    A series of public exhibitions, which were organized in South Wales, have attracted 294 people who wanted to know more about the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm, says The Wave news site. Visitors had an opportunity to learn details on the results of the environmental assessments, as well as the changes that have been made […]

  • 31 January 2012

    Bristol based Marine Current Turbines (MCT) announced that its 1.2MW SeaGen device has produced more than 3GWh of electricity since its deployment in 2008. SeaGen is located in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough and it is the first of its kind to reach this level. The company has been progressing on many fronts. During 2011, two […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Authorities

    Wales has the potential to be a world leader in the marine energy technology and production, Business Minister Edwina Hart told a Marine Energy Industry seminar in Pembrokeshire yesterday. Addressing the Marine Energy Pembrokeshire Industry Seminar in Pembroke Dock, Mrs Hart said: “Wales has a promising marine energy sector which is already beginning to thrive. […]

  • 3 January 2013

    Australia’s first 1MW wave energy converter is awaiting for the State Government’s approval, writes The Border Watch. Namely, the New South Wales based Oceanlinx is planning to deploy its wave energy device offshore Port MacDonnell. The wave energy plant will be located approximately 4 kilometres off the coastline, with a 20 square metre concrete unit […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The Board of Swedish marine energy company Minesto has decided to apply for listing of the company’s shares on First North at NASDAQ Stockholm and conduct a new issue of units directed to the public in Sweden of appoximatley EUR 10 million. Minesto’s tidal power plant, Deep Green, generates electricity from tidal and ocean currents. […]

  • 24 June 2014

    Tidal Transit’s newest personnel transfer vessel (PTV), Kitty Petra, began the first of her planned charter contracts after making her debut at Seawork International earlier this month. She started working for RWE Innogy UK at the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm on 20th June 2014. Gwynt y Môr is a £2 billion+ project consisting of […]

  • 5 April 2011

    International engineering contractor Offshore Design Engineering Ltd (ODE) has been awarded a new six-figure contract by Burntisland Fabricators (BiFab) to provide the engineering and design of two substation platforms for a wind farm off the North Wales coast. ODE will produce the detailed design of the jacket and primary steel design as well as the […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Innogy has launched a recruitment process for a new wind turbine technician apprenticeship dedicated to the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. The recruitment drive comes as innogy pilots a national apprenticeship hub at Coleg Llandrillo, part of Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, in North Wales, where 30 apprentices have been already trained. Eight selected candidates will train […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction phase at the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm is scheduled to start in June 2016, DONG Energy said in a community newsletter.  The installation of the export cable, turbine foundations and the offshore substation is set to kick off in June. July is reserved for the installation of the offshore cable array. The first of […]

  • 22 October 2015
    R&D

    A £10m EU boost for the development of the new Menai Science Park has been announced by Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones. The project, led by Bangor University, has already been awarded £10m from the Welsh Government. The EU funding provides the remainder of the investment needed for the first phase to get underway, constructing […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Emergency services from North Wales and the North West took part in a major simulated exercise at Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm yesterday. Exercise ARGO is using dummies instead of real people to test rescue procedures and recovery times for the 160 turbine site, which is more than eight miles offshore in Liverpool Bay. […]

  • 14 September 2010
    Grid Connection

    Contract value of around EUR 35 million. Preparation for construction of Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm on schedule. RWE Innogy and nkt cables GmbH have today signed a contract for the manufacture and delivery of high-voltage sea cable for the Welsh offshore wind farm “Gwynt y Môr”. In total, nkt cables will produce around […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Laing O’Rourke has been named as preferred bidder for the ~£200M contract to deliver Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon’s 410 metre turbine house and sluice structure block. This element of the build will require up to 500 workers at peak construction, a substantial number of whom will be local to South Wales. Concrete, reinforcing and other materials […]