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  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Natural Power has been appointed by Kite Power Solutions (KPS) to support proposals for consenting a test and development site at RAF West Freugh, now operated by QinetiQ, near Stranraer in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Founded in 2011, KPS was established to develop a deep water wind energy technology that can be deployed anywhere in […]

  • 9 July 2012

    International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has established a local presence in Orkney to support clients in the development of wave and tidal energy projects and to actively contribute to the growth of this exciting, emerging industry.  Natural Power has been providing services to the international wave and tidal energy sector since 2005, working for […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish offshore wind energy service provider All NRG has opened its first office in the UK. From its new base at the Port of Grimsby, off the Humber Estuary in North England, the company will provide dedicated preassembly, installation, operations and maintenance services to its clients developing offshore wind projects off the British coast. The […]

  • 11 October 2013

    Subsea specialist ROVOP has appointed a finance director to further strengthen the company’s position for future growth. Alan Shanks takes up the post and also joins ROVOP’s Board of directors, bringing extensive experience in successfully facilitating and managing strategic business expansion from a financial perspective. Previously financial director for subsea oil and gas group, Harkand […]

  • 22 September 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    On Thursday Vattenfall inaugurates Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm. This is a milestone in the development of renewable energy for a sustainable society. For Vattenfall, it is a springboard to the future – both to the British market and to large-scale offshore wind power. Only some two years after the […]

  • 29 July 2014

    Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC is expanding an ongoing investigation to determine whether Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. and certain of its officers and directors made false and misleading statements and/or omissions in violation of Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The investigation originally involved purchases of Ocean Power through […]

  • 10 May 2010

    In a recent meeting of the Great Lakes Wind (GLOW) Council in Escanaba, both the possible benefits and drawbacks of offshore wind farms were discussed by local residents and council members.

  • 19 June 2014

    Offshore Wind International Business2Business is an international forum for the international wind sector and preparations are well under way. Morten Holmager, Development Manager with, says: “We’re organising this unique B2B event for the 8th year running, and OWIB has evolved into a strong business-generating forum for energy companies, manufacturers, consultants and sub-suppliers, who meet […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced the formation of an Autonomous PowerBuoy Business Unit within the Company. This new group will target and develop opportunities in the large potential market for OPT’s non-grid-connected PowerBuoys.  While OPT continues actively to pursue its grid-connected Utility Systems business, the new business […]

  • 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. […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen) plans to launch the tendering process for the Thor offshore wind farm in the third quarter of 2020 with the issuance of the contract notice and the tender documents. The deadline for final bids and the appointment of the concession winner is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021, the agency […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Training & Education

    A concerted campaign across the East of England to generate the skills needed for the region’s future energy sector is beginning to bear fruit. Demand for skilled workers is rising dramatically with the new projects and development for the extended life of the Southern North Sea gas industry, the prospect of a new nuclear power […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Canada’s efforts to become a world leader in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward. The Bay of Fundy, home to the world’s highest tides, will also soon be home to the world’s first underwater monitoring platform designed specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. FORCE (Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy) […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    With Offshore WIND heading towards the launch of its International Business Guide 2017, the new Business Focus articles will update you on the companies that appeared in the news every two weeks. A2SEA A2SEA’s vessel Sea Installer has installed the first of 32 MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbines at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders Projects has won a contract to manufacture and assemble suction bucket foundations for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The company will manufacture lower parts of jacket structures and carry out the final assembly of the 11 foundations at its manufacturing facility in Newcastle which Smulders acquired from fabricator, OGN Group, at the end […]

  • 18 May 2011

      Aberdeen headquartered energy consultancy Xodus Group today announced that it will plan and carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for Statoil for a potential pilot park for the world’s first full-scale floating wind turbine. Xodus made the announcement at the All Energy conference in Aberdeen and First Minister Alex Salmond welcomed the news. […]

  • 21 December 2010

    The federal approval of the first wind farm to be built on water in the United States marks a new era for renewable energy projects, said Peter Mavraganis, who was recently appointed leader of Marsh’s U.S. renewable energy practice. “It’s a great new area for all of us, carriers and brokers,” Mavraganis said. U.S. Interior […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Offshore wind crew transfer vessel operator Seacat Services has concluded the first of many apprentice recruitment drives with the award of a dozen opportunities to the next generation of offshore renewable energy seafarers. The firm is now set to deliver maritime training for 12 Apprentice Deckhands from the local area as it seeks to expand […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa and AREVA signed binding agreements for the creation of a joint venture in the promising offshore wind energy industry, culminating the exclusive talks initiated last January. The closing of the transaction is expected to be secured by the fourth quarter of this year, subject to approval by the French government and the relevant competition […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Aker Solutions’ offshore wind spin-off, Aker Offshore Wind, will initially focus on deep-water fixed-bottom and floating wind projects in four different markets: South Korea, the USA, Scotland, and Norway. ScotWind According to a company presentation, Aker Offshore Wind has entered into an agreement with ”a reputable utility company” to submit a joint bid in the […]

  • 4 December 2012

    The Duke of York visited the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) on December 3, to open two new facilities for the development of offshore renewable energy technologies. The new offshore wind turbine blade and tidal turbine drive train testing facilities are the result of a combined investment of £33.6m by UK Government and the European […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA chairman, Ignacio Galán, has been invested by the British Ambassador in Spain, Simon Manley, as Commander of the Order of the British Empire. This honorary award, bestowed by HM Queen Elizabeth II on recommendation of the British Government, recognises the important role played by Galán in the development of the UK’s energy industry and strengthening […]

  • 26 October 2011

    SMart Wind, the joint venture between Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, today announced the successful installation of the first meteorological mast in the 4GW Hornsea Zone. One of nine zones awarded licences by the Crown Estate in 2009 this is the first zone to install a met mast. The meteorological mast uses the […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Training & Education

    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global maritime industry, has established the American Bureau of Shipping Endowed Chair in Ocean Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley). Professor Ronald W. Yeung has received the inaugural appointment to this chair for a five-year term, […]

  • 28 February 2011

    Vertical axis wind turbines could provide a credible alternative to traditional horizontal offshore turbines in some circumstances, according to a project commissioned by the Energy Technologies Institute. The £2.8m Nova project, a UK-based consortia of Wind Power Limited, OTM Consulting, Cranfield University, , the University of Strathclyde, Sheffield University, James Ingram & Associates, CEFAS and […]

  • 10 November 2011

    FoundOcean has been appointed as an exclusive agent by IEV International Limited (now a wholly-owned subsidiary of IEV Holdings Limited, a company listed on Catalist of the Singapore Exchange) to market their revolutionary Marine Growth Prevention and Control products in European waters. Until now, controlling marine growth has been an expensive and time-consuming process. This […]