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  • 9 July 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Pioneering marine renewable energy company Tidal Energy Limited (TEL) has announced the completion of the supply chain for its DeltaStream prototype, Wales’ first full-scale tidal turbine, with the confirmation of its three remaining contracts: •    Mustang Marine (Wales) Ltd will provide fabrication services, constructing the DeltaStream device at its Pembroke Port headquarters, •    marine contracting […]

  • 11 June 2013

    Two Cornish companies have won an international contract to work on a multi-million pound project to develop a floating wind turbine at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility. The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) confirmed earlier this year that Wave Hub had been chosen as its preferred location to develop, build and test a […]

  • 3 April 2010
    Authorities

    Norfolk, VA – Yesterday Governor McDonnell signed into law several bills that promote the development of an offshore wind industry in Virginia. These bills were part of the legislative package of the Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition (VOW), a stakeholder organization formed in 2009 by localities, manufacturers, utilities, developers and supply chain members to promote the […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    US President-elect Donald J. Trump yesterday announced his intent to name former Texas Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), which resulted in mixed response from the renewable energy sector.  Some have voiced their concerns about Rick Perry heading the DOE and thus adding another member to the government to […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A rapidly evolving and award winning new subsea business has secured £60,000 in public sector funding to support its business growth and expansion overseas. The cash boost from Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International will help ROVOP, based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, to both explore international business growth opportunities and undertake business improvement activities. Specifically, the […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Netherlands-headquartered offshore wind O&M and IRM specialist, C-Ventus, opened an office in the OrbisEnergy building in Lowestoft, UK, in January. Following the announcement, Offshore WIND spoke with the company’s Managing Director Hans Reinigert, Peter van Veen Commercial Manager in the Netherlands, and Jeremy Hardin, who has been appointed as the Commercial Manager at C-Ventus UK.

  • 13 November 2015

    Race Bank In July, A2SEA won a contract to provide the SEA CHALLENGER offshore installation vessel for the installation of wind turbines at DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm from early 2017. Also, MMT has been contracted to carry out unexploded ordnance (UXO) inspections and removal MMT along the export cable routes and within […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Scottish Enterprise’s new £10 million Industry Engagement Building, based at the heart of Scotland’s International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ) in Glasgow, is to become the headquarters for the new Technology Strategy Board funded Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. This news comes during a visit to the site by Scottish Enterprise senior director of technology […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Following the disposal of SeaEnergy Renewables Limited in June 2011, the Company has been actively focusing its core strategy of developing new ventures in the energy sector. It has concluded that the Company should focus on the building and acquiring of complementary service businesses, including the provision of operations and maintenance to offshore wind farms […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A former opencast mining worker and executive has been named as the man that will front the Welsh development activities of Tidal Lagoon Power Limited, the company behind the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, in Wales. 52 year old Ioan Jenkins began his career with British Coal in South Wales prior to privatisation before then […]

  • 24 March 2014
    R&D

    Royal HaskoningDHV and 6 Alpha Associates have signed a contract with the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA), to be the research contractor for a project which will develop good practice guidance on the assessment and management of unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk in the marine environment. As offshore wind and cabling projects begin to […]

  • 21 October 2015

    The East of England’s unique all-energy coast is key to the East Anglian powerhouse alongside new technology and science, the Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis told energy leaders at the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) annual general meeting. “The opportunities are here – in decommissioning in the Southern North Sea offshore wind and nuclear. There is […]

  • 5 November 2010

    SMart Wind, the consortium lead by Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, has appointed GL Garrad Hassan to act as Independent Engineer for the first two 500MW projects in the 4GW ‘Hornsea’ zone located off the coast of Yorkshire. Last month the consortium announced it has secured grid connection for the first two 500MW […]

  • 28 September 2012
    R&D

    An evaluation of the UK’s offshore wind potential carried out by Senergy’s industry-leading renewable energy consultancy has shown that the Government could more than double its offshore wind target for 2020. The findings reveal that the Government could not only surpass its aim of achieving 18GW of offshore wind generation connected to the grid by […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE and Alstom announced today that GE has submitted a binding offer to acquire the Thermal, Renewables (“Power”) and Grid businesses of Alstom (ALO.PA) consisting of $13.5 billion (€9.9 billion) enterprise value and $3.4 billion (€2.5 billion) of net cash, totaling $16.9 billion (€12.35 billion). The Alstom board of directors has positively received GE’s offer […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has awarded over £50,000 to GEV Offshore, one of the UK’s specialist engineering and offshore access companies. This funding will enable the company to take its pioneering habitat structure for the offshore renewable sector to the next phase, and closer to launch. The maintenance, inspection […]

  • 10 October 2013

    Final preparations are underway for a major international ocean energy conference, set to take place in Orkney next week. The two-day Global Ocean Energy symposium – part of a programme of events aimed at celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Orkney based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) – will see wave and tidal power experts […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (Ming Yang), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, announces its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.  First Quarter 2012 Financial Highlights: Total wind turbine generators (“WTGs”) for which revenue was recognized amounted to an equivalent wind power project output of 120MW, or […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s national, new knowledge and innovation centre for the offshore sector has appointed Morten Basse Jensen as Divisional Director of the sustainable energy division Offshore Renewables, which will be part of the coming, new division. Morten Basse Jensen will begin in his job on May 1 and will be the top responsible person in one […]

  • 28 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Marine and engineering company SeaRoc, part of the Natural Power group, has today announced the successful appointment of four new team members who bring with them a wealth of industry experience from the Renewables Industry, combined with wider knowledge from the oil & gas and other offshore sectors. The recruitment drive is a result […]

  • 25 April 2013

    By unanimous vote of the Board of Directors, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today announced that Tom Kiernan has been named as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. Kiernan has served as President of the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) since 1998. On May 28, he will officially take the helm at AWEA, the […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    SeaEnergy, an innovative energy services group, has announced half year results for the six months ended 30 June, 2012. In the Annual Report for 2011, SeaEnergy’s Chief Executive and Chairman have described in some detail the changes made to the  strategic direction and governance of the Company. In this Interim Report, for the period to 30th […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has announced three new grant recipients, all whose projects illustrate the innovation and entrepreneurship thriving in the East of England’s offshore renewable energy sector. Working in collaboration with Cambridge University, Essex-based GreenSpur is developing a new cost effective generator design for the wind turbine market. […]

  • 19 October 2015

    On 6 September 2013 the Energieakkoord voor Duurzame Groei (the Energy Agreement for Sustainable Growth) was signed by (semi) governmental bodies and various other industry parties. The proposal outlines the agreements for the development of renewable energy in the Netherlands. The set goals seemed ambitious and overreaching at the time and unfortunately, due to the […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) today announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 third quarter and the nine months ended January 31, 2013. OPT reported a decreased net loss of $10.6 million for the nine months ended January 31, 2013, versus $11.1 million from the comparable period in fiscal 2012. The company’s contract backlog as […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Eric Finé, Business Development Manager at Smulders and one of the speakers at the “Supply chain in detail” session at the Offshore WIND Conference, has given his insight into the matters revolving around the offshore wind sector from the standpoint of an industry player focused on offshore wind farm substructures. Smulders is looking to capitalize […]