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  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Rt Hon Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, today joined Siemens global executives to mark ground-breaking on wind turbine manufacturing and assembly facilities in Hull.  Mr Davey visited Hull’s Alexandra Dock to celebrate the beginning of construction on the site where Siemens will operate blade manufacturing, assembly and servicing facilities. […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Climate change represents a serious threat to our welfare society, the business community and individual citizens. However, with the Climate Change Act – passed by the Danish Parliament on January 12 – Denmark is taking its share of responsibility for limiting climate change, according to Minister for Climate, Energy and Building Rasmus Helveg Petersen.  The Climate […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The UK could displace fossil fuel consumption up to the value of £60 billion by 2020 if it meets its European commitment to achieve 15% of its energy consumption from renewable sources by 2020, according to new research.  However, the report by the Renewable Energy Association (REA) warns that without Government action most of this […]

  • 20 February 2019
    R&D

    With 112GW of technical resource potential, floating offshore wind in California could produce 1.5 times as much electricity as this US state uses in one year. That’s according to The California Offshore Wind Project: A Vision for Industry Growth, a new report from the American Jobs Project in partnership with the Schatz Energy Research Center […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables has awarded major contracts to two Great Yarmouth based companies, Seajacks and Gardline, for work on their global pipeline of offshore wind farms.

  • 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 […]

  • 3 May 2011
    Authorities

      New York Power Authority board chairman Michael Townsend questioned Monday whether the authority’s offshore wind farm proposal should go forward. “From my perspective, I don’t think that project is very viable at this time, politically or economically,” said Townsend, a lawyer with the Perinton-based law firm Harris Beach. The authority, an independent arm of […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hydro Group plc, a global design and manufacturer of underwater cables and connectors for subsea, underwater, topside and onshore applications, has strengthened its management team with two senior appointments. Lynn Rennie joins Hydro Group in the position of Programme Manager, handling a range of projects across the engineering, production, logistic and quality departments. She will […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens has awarded a four-year crane framework agreement to UK heavy-lift specialist ALE for the supply and deployment of cranes, specialised transport equipment and personnel. The contract is for the period 2016-19, and has a value in excess of GBP 43 million (EUR 55m). It covers Siemens’ harbour-based offshore wind sites in the UK and Germany, […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new-in-post senior management team appointed by wind turbine tower manufacturer Mabey Bridge to oversee an expansion in the company’s renewables interests has hit the ground running – securing orders for more than 30 towers in just two months. Among the key contracts, won since the formation of Mabey Bridge’s new business line – Mabey […]

  • 28 June 2011

      The province is inviting experts from around the world to work together to accelerate the emerging tidal energy industry and discuss growing opportunities for Nova Scotia businesses. Representatives from Canada, U.S.A., U.K. and Korea will be in Halifax to discuss technology in the Bay of Fundy and help commercial development on a global scale, […]

  • 30 November 2010

    Leading international renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, has been appointed as the environmental impact assessment (EIA) co-ordinators for the offshore elements of the Narec Offshore Wind Demonstrator Scheme after a competitive tendering exercise run by Turner and Townsend on Narec’s behalf. The Demonstrator will be located offshore from Narec’s Blyth headquarters, and will enable turbine […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    BiFab is facing a critical cash position due to a challenging situation regarding its ongoing contracts for the Beatrice offshore wind farm. Given the circumstances, the company’s directors have filed a Notice of Intention to Appoint Administrators, however they hope a solution could be found and BiFab would not need to go into administration.

  • 9 December 2016
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch government has designated two additional strips of sea area for offshore wind infrastructure to allow for the realisation of offshore wind projects at Hollandse Kust Zuid (1,400MW) and Hollandse Kust Noord (700MW). The aim of this move is to cut the offshore wind cost by enabling construction closer to the coast. Namely, the newly designated […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and TenneT have signed the latest contract for a EUR 150 million loan, part of a total EUR 450 million financing to TenneT Holding B.V. agreed in 2011. The financing is provided by the EIB to support construction and operation of ‘Randstad 380 kV’; a 83 km 380kV transmission connection […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Tourism Fund associated with Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm is to support a major new partnership to promote tourism facilities across the North Wales coastal strip. The £170,000 Green Links project will bring together and promote, under one umbrella initiative, a range of attractions between Llandudno and Prestatyn, linking walking and cycling opportunities, […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has appointed David Hardy as its new chief executive officer for Ørsted Offshore North America. Hardy will immediately replace Thomas Brostrøm, stepping into this position after serving as the company’s president and COO. As CEO, Hardy will oversee all North American offshore wind activities, including development and operations for Ørsted’s current and future portfolio […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the announcement of Nordsee One project reaching financial close, SgurrEnergy presented its role in the Nordsee One offshore wind farm to financial close, providing technical advisory services to a consortium of international commercial lenders involved in the non-recourse financing. The 332MW project, located around 40km North of the island of Juist in the German North Sea, is […]

  • 1 March 2018

    World’s First Floating Wind Farm Outdelivers The 30MW Hywind Scotland, the world’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm, performed better than expected in its first three full months in production, Statoil, the operator of the wind farm said. Ørsted Streamlines Hornsea Project Three Ørsted has published updated plans for the proposed Hornsea Project Three offshore wind […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Training & Education

    TAG Energy Solutions has increased its workforce by more than four times following the awarding of its contract to provide monopiles and transition pieces for the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm. Production of the 16 monopiles and transition pieces for the E.ON development has begun at TAG Energy Solutions’ riverside facility in North East England, […]

  • 13 August 2012

    Global renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has been appointed to speak and chair a number of sessions at Windpower Monthly Offshore Consenting Conference, London, AWEA Offshore 2012 and EWEA 2013. The company’s Director of French Operations, Oisin Brady, has been nominated as a lead session chair at EWEA 2013. The European Wind Energy Association’s annual […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The long-term financial viability of US offshore wind is as much dependent on the ability to rapidly secure early-stage construction wins, achieve energy generation success, and foster investor diversity, as it is on the completion on key auction wins and the steady progress towards of research- and-development milestones. This is according to PMSS America, Inc., […]

  • 18 November 2011

    A constructive meeting with the representatives from the Marine Management Organisation was held in the NFFO offices recently to discuss the arrival of marine spatial planning and in particular, the first two draft marine plans. These will be for the East Coast Inshore and the East Coast Offshore. Marine Plans will then be extended to […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Joe Kaeser (56), Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Siemens AG since 2006, has been designated the new President and CEO of Siemens AG, effective August 1, 2013. A new CFO will be appointed very shortly. The current CEO Peter Löscher will resign his position at the end of the day and leave the Managing Board […]

  • 7 November 2014

    A joint venture between national construction, asset management and project investment firm GRAHAM and civil engineering and building contractors Lagan Construction Group, has been awarded a £100 million contract to carry out construction at the Green Port Hull site on Alexandra Dock. The work was awarded to the GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) […]

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

    The University of Bristol, UK, has appointed Ervin Bossanyi, Senior Principal Researcher Renewables at DNV GL, as Visiting Industrial Professor within the University’s Department of Aerospace Engineering. Dr Bossanyi will help the university align its research programme with the needs of the renewables industry and prepare the next generation of students with appropriate skills for employment […]