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  • 23 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    International renewable energy consultancy and products group Natural Power has announced new positions within its management team including Ted Leeming as Managing Director and Steve Pears as Commercial Director. Current non-executive Board member Ted Leeming was one of the co-founders of Natural Power in the mid 1990’s and now takes on the role of MD […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Plans are still underway to build the 68-turbine offshore East Anglian windfarm, Galloper – estimated to be worth £20million and 850 jobs to the local economy. RWE Innogy said it hoped to make an announcement in the spring on the future of the 340MW windfarm, despite announcing two months ago it would not continue with […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Wave energy developer Aquamarine Power has today named Paul Capell as its new chairman. He replaces Mervyn Jones who has served as the company’s chairman since 2007. An experienced CEO and chairman, Capell has worked extensively in the renewable energy, water, oil and gas sectors and has a 30 year track record in starting, acquiring, […]

  • 5 October 2012
    R&D

    Danish test centre Oesterild is the first site in the world where wind turbines as high as sky scrapers can be tested and further developed under ideal wind conditions.  An answer to the world’s need for more renewable energy is to develop larger wind turbines that produce significantly more energy. To achieve exactly this, Denmark […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hydro power and renewable energy specialist Andy Billcliff has joined Tidal Lagoon Power, the development company behind the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Billcliff (55) will work with Chief Executive Mark Shorrock and the development team at Tidal Lagoon Power to develop up to five full-scale tidal lagoon developments in UK waters by 2023. With […]

  • 2 November 2012
    R&D, Technology

    HRH The Duke of Edinburgh publicly unveiled the £19m facility, which contains the country’s most sophisticated wave tank testing facilities, and a state-of-the-art ship simulator used to train the next generation of mariner at the University of Plymouth. The Duke was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Marine Science by the University, in recognition of […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dr Andrew Tyler FREng CBE has resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Siemens’ Marine Current Turbines (MCT) and will be leaving the company at the end of the year. Andrew was appointed as MCT’s CEO in June 2011 after five years as Chief Operating Officer for the UK Ministry of Defence. Andrew was recruited to […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Energy consultancy Xodus Group has signed a £10 million investment deal to focus on further growth in the UK and internationally. The major cash boost from Dutch based Sunrise Energy Group and Simmons Parallel Energy Fund signals a period of significant expansion. Xodus, which was launched by chief executive Colin Manson and chief operating officer […]

  • 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. […]

  • 3 April 2012

      SPR has announced a further delay in submitting its planning application for the proposed Tiree(Argyll) Array . The proposed Array is now delayed till 2nd ha 2014. If consented , the Array will not come on line till 2020. Note , if consented, under the Crown Estates lease , SPR has a further 12 […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Zeebrugge does not deny Ostend its place under the sun when it comes to positioning itself as the place to be for involvement in the offshore wind industry. Yet, it will wholeheartedly welcome the maritime contractor and towage company Jan de Nul, which will construct 16 concrete foundations for a wind farm […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Technology

    Alstom will introduce its latest technologies and wind power solutions, which aim to lower the cost of wind energy, during European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) annual event to be held on 10-13 March 2014 in Barcelona (Hall 6).  Onshore technologies: POWEROF3™ In onshore wind technologies, Alstom will present its upgraded ECO 100 platform, result of more […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    Bureau of Energy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) reports that the previous target, as set out in the Renewable Energy Development Act 2009, was 6,500MW of newly installed capacity from renewable energy sources over next 20 years, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), led by growing public preference over the renewable energy, determines to accelerate […]

  • 13 July 2015
    R&D

    An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. has officially opened the UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, which will provide Ireland with infrastructure for renewable energy and maritime research to power the ‘blue economy’. The 4,700m squared five storey building features wave simulators, test tanks, workshops and offices. Named after the Irish hydrographer and globally adopted Beaufort Wind […]

  • 14 December 2010

    SGS Industrial Services, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment, is pleased to announce Jale Cairney as Vice President Global Risk Management. In her new position, which commences in January 2011, Jale will be responsible for the development of the Global Risk Management Competence Center in Camberley, England. With nineteen […]

  • 28 November 2011

    WindEnergy Hamburg, the new leading international wind energy expo, will be held for the first time from 23 to 26 September 2014. The decision was made by the Expo Advisory Board, which has now been set up. It comprises experts from leading wind energy companies backing WindEnergy Hamburg, and will now provide advice and support […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. has closed the sale of 10,000,000 shares to Joseph Houssian, the Company’s Director. The 10,000,000 units were issued at a price of $0.07 per unit for gross proceeds of $700,000 with each unit consisting of one common share of the Company and 0.75 common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant). Each […]

  • 13 June 2011

    A Hull UK based law firm whose long involvement with the local maritime industry has evolved to now include services for the offshore wind farm industry is exhibiting at Seawork 2011. Since it was established in the Port of Kingston Upon Hull in 1874, Andrew Jackson has been serving the ever changing and developing needs […]

  • 9 December 2011

    Global Experience Specialists (GES) a leader in exhibition, event and retail marketing services, announced today that American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has appointed GES as its official services provider for its show beginning in 2012. The five-year agreement includes WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition and the Small & Community WINDPOWER Conference […]

  • 11 March 2013

     Patrick Kron was appointed Chairman & CEO of Alstom on 11 March 2003. In the decade between 2003 and 2013, the company battled for survival from 2003 to 2005, then enjoyed strong growth in the years between 2006 and 2009, and finally coped with the global financial and economic crisis from 2010 onwards. On 21 […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Recruitment for Siemens’ new facilities in Hull is in “full swing” as more than 100 new positions were advertised today for roles within Siemens’ wind turbine blade manufacturing facility currently under construction at Alexandra Dock. With the latest recruitment wave, the number of jobs advertised for Siemens’ Hull facilities climbed to over 300. A range of roles […]

  • 8 March 2012

    M/T TORSTEN is a powerful handy-sized multipurpose anchor-handling and assistance tug with a large flat deck area. Its main scope of service is providing assistance at any offshore and nearshore construction sites, as well as anchor-handling and aiding cable-laying vessels. Sanmar has been involved in building standard series tugboats for many years, always stating that […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    TenneT, an electricity transmission system operator with activities in the Netherlands and Germany, invested EUR 1,46 billion in grid connections for offshore wind farms in 2015, and announced further EUR 22 billion of investments in onshore and offshore electricity infrastructure in the next ten years. A part of the investment budget will go towards the realization of an offshore AC […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The port of Grenaa can play its trump card in the offshore wind energy game, simply by pointing out that its location is 10-18 nautical miles from the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. This DOZG Energy project, costing €1.5bn, is attracting companies working in and from Grenaa, including A2SEA, MTH, Energinet.dk, Ballast Zedam, Seaway Heavy Lifting, […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer, the head of its Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, as Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed Joe Hogan in this role in an orderly transition on September 15, 2013. Hogan will continue with ABB for some months as Senior Advisor to the Board. Spiesshofer joined […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Adam Bruce has accepted the position of Chairman of the new Offshore Wind Programme Board. The Offshore Wind Programme Board has been established following the recommendations in the Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force report. It will comprise a small number of senior representatives from industry (including developers and supply chain), Government and Statutory Nature […]