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  • 5 June 2012

    WindMade is announced the start of a new partnership with Renewable World, which has been chosen to be its official charity. As the Renewable Energy industry grows in strength to a mature industry providing close to 15% of global energy worldwide, companies in the industry are seeking ways to demonstrate their contribution to consumers, business […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The East of England Energy Zone development programme has been put in the place as delegations have been working to raise the profile of the region both in the UK and internationally, according to EDP24. Fendercare, CLS Offshore and Gardline recently joined a group from the Norfolk and Suffolk Energy Alliance (NSEA) at the wind […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Effective May 1, 2012, Karlheinz Springer (53) will become CEO of the Power Transmission Division of  Siemens Energy. He was head of the Instrumentation & Electrical business unit since 2005 before he took over the leadership of the Power Transmission Solutions business unit at the beginning of March 2012. He brings with him a wealth of […]

  • 18 April 2012

    DONG Energy’s Board of Directors has decided to appoint Henrik Poulsen as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DONG Energy. Henrik Poulsen joins from TDC A/S, where he is currently CEO. He will take up his new role no later than 1 November 2012.  Fritz Schur, Chairman of the Board of Directors, comments: ”The […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    In an interview for Bloomberg, Scotland’s Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced intention of reducing corporate tax levied by the UK with an aim of bringing more investors in the oil and gas industry and laying foundations for fast-tracked development of offshore wind power. “The budget was difficult for us. Oil and gas producers want stability […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Ireland is on the threshold of becoming an exporter of energy. Having traditionally imported fuel or burned locally-produced peat to provide energy, Ireland is now looking at bringing in €6bn a year in export revenues in less than a decade. The source of this potential “windfall” is the increasing number of wind farms around the […]

  • 6 March 2012

      Damen Shiprepair Götaverken (DSGö) is committed to becoming the leading shipyard in the Nordic region. By following a strategy that puts greater focus on environmental initiatives, investments and new jobs, DSGö is raising the bar for its Gothenburg shipyard. Under the new strategy, the long-established Swedish shipyard Götaverken Cityvarvet is now changing its name […]

  • 1 March 2012

    PD Ports has been appointed as the main construction logistics hub at the Port of Hartlepool for the Teesside Offshore Windfarm Project. Over the next seven months, the Port of Hartlepool will be the focal point for all materials and components to be installed in the new wind farm being developed by EDF Energy Renewables. […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Moray Port could be used as a key base for offshore renewables industry, reports Press and Journal. Green Energy companies think that Buckie is appropriate to use potential of the 400 planned turbines. Buckie harbour consists of four basins which can accommodate vessels up to 80m in length and 4.2m draught at M.L.W.S. tides. It […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Strong interest has been expressed in the enterprise zone currently being finalised to help Grimsby realise its ambitions to become a hub for offshore wind farm operations and maintenance. Two areas on the North Wall have been selected, after the application was made to increase the zones already confirmed in the Humber region, following the […]

  • 27 February 2012

    A cavernous 70-year-old warehouse once used by the Navy is being transformed to play a key role in the nation’s energy future. Sometime this summer, workers will jockey a 150-ton rig designed to test the drive trains of offshore wind turbines into a massive hole in the floor of the testing facility on the campus […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    A new budget proposal has increased a chance for Harwich to become a wind port. More than 100 MPs have written to the Prime Minister David Cameron calling for a dramatic cut to the £500 million a year subsidies for onshore wind farms and more influence for the local people to stop them being built. […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Two ports from Sussex are hoping to bag the maintenance contract of the proposed wind farm, reports the Argus. Last week, E.ON revealed plans for the Rampion offshore wind farm which would be located 13-23km off the Sussex coast, and it would consist of 100 to 195 wind turbines. Rampion project manager Vaughan Weighill said: […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Torbay’s bid to become home for New Green Investment Bank, is submitted, reports Thisissouthdevon. Torbay will be faced with strong competition since the 32 more bids are also received. The Green Investment Bank (GIB) will be a key component of the progression towards a green economy, complementing other green policies to help accelerate additional capital […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Ten teachers from Hull and East Riding secondary schools are set to become offshore wind“champions” having been selected to take part in a careers education programme launched by Forewind working together with the Humberside Engineering Training Association(HETA). Secondary school teachers from as far as Scarborough in the north to Withernsea in the south have been […]

  • 23 December 2011

      The Sassnitz will expand into a base port for a planned offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The offshore terminal with a 410 meter long quay wall is planned to be completed by the summer 2012, port of Sassnitz said on Thursday. For the purpose of the project, a six-hectare area will be […]

  • 13 December 2011

    UNITED FAITH GROUP announced that on December 06th, 2011, the New-building contract of two 50,000 DWT Semi-Submersible Multi-purpose Vessels went into effect. Both of the vessels are scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2013. The contract was signed earlier this year on July 01st between UNITED FAITH GROUP and YANTAI CIMC RAFFLES OFFSHORE […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Ambitious offshore wind targets in the UK could result in the country becoming the world leader in the technology and help accelerate… By Felicity Carus (aol) [mappress] Source: aol, December 12, 2011; Image: decc

  • 28 November 2011

    Perth Amboy officials are pursuing state help to turn a 100-acre waterfront site into a hub of wind turbine manufacturing… By Bob Jordan (mycentraljersey) [mappress] Source: mycentraljersey, November 28, 2011

  • 17 November 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Wind Energy & Wind Turbine Market: Global Scenario (2011 – 2016)” report to their offering. With the increase in understanding about a sustainable alternate source of energy worldwide, the wind power is gaining its stimulus across the globe. The global wind energy market is estimated to […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    A group of 19* of North East England’s leading energy sector companies, including TAG Energy Solutions, have invested almost £400million to help realise the region’s ambition to become a global hub for offshore renewable energy solutions. The companies have now formed Energi Coast, North East England’s Renewables Group, to promote the extensive expertise of the […]

  • 12 October 2011

      Merseyside has rallied to become a key site for offshore energy schemes.   by Neil Hodgson (liverpooldailypost) [mappress] Source: liverpooldailypost, October 12, 2011

  • 5 October 2011

    Solar and wind power both represent solid energy solutions as we work toward a clean energy future. Unfortunately, they share one major…   By Justin Fritz (wallstreetdaily) [mappress] Source: wallstreetdaily, October 05, 2011

  • 26 September 2011

      The new Siemens Wind Power Division headquartered in Hamburg will start operations on October 1. “Hamburg is a highly attractive location and at the same time one of the world’s most important wind power centers. For that reason we will in the future be running our fast-growing wind power business from this city,” said […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      AN ENERGY company developing a North Sea wind farm has signalled its commitment to local contractors by becoming the latest member of a networking organisation. RWE npower renewables, which is responsible for the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm project, has demonstrated a wish to meet suppliers across the Humber and Lincolnshire areas through its […]