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  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    RES Offshore, providers of end-to-end development, engineering, construction and O&M support for wave and tidal projects, has announced the appointment of well known industry figure, Dr Douglas Watson, to the post of Project Development Manager for Wave and Tidal. Ray Hunter, Marine Energies Manager said: “We are delighted to have Dougie on board. His unparalleled […]

  • 15 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    ALLEN & Overy (A&O), Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) and White & Case bagged roles on what is reported to be the largest-ever financing for…   By Andrew Pugh (istockanalyst) [mappress] Source: istockanalyst, December 15, 2010

  • 15 December 2011

    One of the three initial developers that expressed interest in building wind energy projects off the coast of South Jersey … By Sarah Watson ( pressofatlanticcity ) [mappress] Source: pressofatlanticcity , December 15, 2011; Image: nrg

  • 9 April 2014
    Environment, R&D

    During this week’s meeting in Montauk, New York, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will host a public listening session on offshore wind power in the United Kingdom. The listening session will be held today, April 9 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and will also be accessible via webinar. Guest speaker will be Tom Watson, Fishery […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      Watson Burton recently advised Narec (National Renewable Energy Centre) in successfully obtaining £25m worth of investment into a world-leading offshore test facility, which aims to further expand the UK’s offshore wind industry. The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has announced that it is to invest £25m into the development of a state of the art, […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A private equity arm of the Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes has acquired a 49% stake in EDP Renewables France for EUR 160 million. EDP Renewables France is a subsidiary of EDPR (Energias de Portugal Renovaveis) and has a portfolio of 33 operational wind farms with a combined capacity of 334 MW that it will continue to […]

  • 23 November 2012

    Watson, Farley & Williams (WFW), a leading international law firm, has announced that it advised DONG Energy on the sale of the transmission system assets relating to the Walney 2 offshore wind farm project to Blue Transmission Walney 2 Limited for approximately £110 million. Financial close occurred on 26 September 2012, with asset transfer and […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The US Offshore Wind Collaborative (USOWC) announced Barbara Hill, a current board member and the former head of Clean Power Now, as the new Interim Chairman to their board of directors, the Offshore Wind Wire news site reported. Hill said that there is a great opportunity in this moment to transform the way of electricity […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised Dong Energy on its successful tender in the Isle of Man Offshore Wind Generation Leasing Round. Dong has been selected exclusively as the Isle of Man Government’s preferred partner in respect of the development of a 700MW offshore wind farm, which could power around 400,000 homes. This success […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    A2Sea’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has installed the last transition piece on the EnBW Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind projects in Germany. The two projects have a combined capacity of 609MW comprising 87 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines installed on monopile foundations some 95km north of Borkum island. Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up Pacific Osprey started installing foundations at the projects […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), the first organization dedicated to fostering and promoting the global growth of offshore wind, has officially been launched.

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    FORCE has appointed new members of its board and staff, as it works on a new environmental monitoring program and prepares to soon deploy tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy. Joe Fitzharris has been appointed the chair of the board of directors. Fitzharris is Quality Manager at AMEC Black and McDonald, and has previously held […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has won two awards at the Chamber Bridlington and Yorkshire Coast Business Awards. The awards took place on Friday and are organised by Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce in association with Welcome to Yorkshire. The annual awards showcase the best of East and North Yorkshire’s businesses, and is now in […]

  • 15 August 2016

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised Erste Nordsee-Offshore-Holding GmbH, a joint subsidiary of STRABAG SE and, indirectly, Etanax GmbH, on the legal and tax aspects of the Global Tech II sale to Vattenfall. Malte Jordan, who led WFW’s Hamburg team that advised on the project’s sale, said: “We are delighted to have advised STRABAG on another […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Mitsui & Co has acquired a 50% stake in Yushan Energy Company Ltd which owns a 40% interest in the Hai Long offshore wind development in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and mainland China.

  • 25 June 2014

    RES Offshore announced that applications made on behalf of Argyll Tidal Ltd to Marine Scotland and Argyll & Bute Council have recently been approved. The marine license and planning consent allows for the installation of a single, up to 500kW, demonstration tidal device off the Mull of Kintyre, a project which would have the ability […]

  • 12 May 2014

    A 72-year old windsurfer passed away on Saturday in a hospital in Middlesbrough, after  he had been found floating helplessly in the water near the Teesside offshore wind farm the day before. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) lifeboats and vessels serving the Teesside offshore wind farm engaged in a search and rescue operation of […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has come joint first by deal count with Allen & Overy in Inspiratia’s Global Q3 2016 Infrastructure and Renewables Legal Adviser Rankings. The firm came third by transaction volume, behind Allen & Overy and Linklaters, having advised on circa USD 4.4 billion of closed deals within the […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of the newly-formed World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) association have signed a ”500 by 50” Mission Statement to pave the way to utilising the industry’s potential to build additional 500GW of offshore wind capacity by the year 2050. This mission is based on the latest projection by the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) transformation roadmap […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on the acquisition of 100% of OffshoreMW, which holds a 675km² offshore wind energy lease off the coast of Massachusetts.  Outside the US, CIP already owns stakes in two offshore wind farms – the 588MW Beatrice in the UK and the 402MW Veja Mate in Germany, with […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Energy Industries Council (EIC) and the World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind. Under the MoU signed in Aberdeen, the two parties agreed to cooperate on offshore wind supply chain project activities. “We work extensively with supply chain companies and especially those diversifying from oil […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) supporting the development of an offshore wind farm in Jamaica.

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised on the project financing of the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    STRABAG OW EVS GmbH (“STRABAG“), a joint venture between STRABAG AG and the Norderland Group, has been advised by Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW“) on all legal and tax aspects of the sale of the “Albatros” offshore wind farm project to EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (“EnBW“). The planned offshore wind farm has already obtained BSH […]

  • 10 May 2013

    International engineering firm Alstom, which employs around 6,500 people in the UK, has released its final year figures and given details of the number of open vacancies it has. The UK arm of the company, which has operations in power, grid and transport, had sales of just over £1bn in the financial year 2012/13. This […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    Port of Sunderland is celebrating after signing a significant storage and offshore cable base contract with one of the world’s most profitable energy companies, E.ON. The port is due to take delivery of two 600 tonne substations in November as part a Humber Gateway Windfarm project, after a raft of developments designed to make the […]