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  • 10 May 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of 30kVA power generators built by Eqin for the Merkur offshore wind farm’s turbines is now in place, the Dutch manufacturer said.

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s renewables industry received a welcome boost this morning with one of the country’s offshore wind projects allocated funding for the next 15 years, and support announced for a number of onshore wind farms. “With Neart na Gaoithe and the Beatrice development in the Moray Firth, we now have just over 1GW of offshore wind […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment

    According to a new study by IHS Emerging Energy Research, wind power development offshore U.S. coast will boost the economy of the region as well as create new jobs, writes North American Windpower. The study states that the offshore wind development in relation to the Atlantic Wind Connection would create a total of 300,000 jobs […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Stokesley-based MPI Workboats has been awarded two long-term contracts with Statoil under which MPI Napoleon and MPI Snowball will be providing crew-transfer support on the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm.  MPI Napoleon has already commenced her 18-month contract earlier this month, while MPI Snowball will start a three-year charter later in 2016. The contracts were signed in Bergen, Norway, […]

  • 15 December 2014

    Alicat Workboats Ltd has received a £2.1 million order from a local company, Iceni Marine Services Ltd. of Lowestoft for a Global Marine-designed Alicat 21m Catamaran. The new vessel is to be delivered to Iceni Marine Services during Q1, 2015 from Great Yarmouth. The Alicat 21m vessel, yet to be named, is a third of […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) are set to be upgraded to give pilots between 6 and 30 seconds of additional warning of a potential collision with an obstacle, terrain or water, according to HeliOffshore. Plans to implement the upgrades have been formulated as a result of HeliOffshore’s collaborative efforts involving aircraft manufacturers, operators, and regulators, […]

  • 22 March 2010
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The region’s offshore and subsea sector was given a boost wlaseek with the award of work and investment to two Tees Valley companies, in a…   [mappress] Source: thenorthernecho, March 20, 2010;

  • 11 March 2014

    The Japanese Government was urged to lift offshore wind tariff while lowering the tariff for solar energy, reported Reuters. Ever since the nuclear disaster in 2011, Japan has been looking to develop other ways of energy production, this is why the new feed-in tariff scheme was introduced in 2012, which required utilities to buy all […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a EUR 38 million loan to Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority for investments improving the seaports’ nautical access and quay infrastructure.

  • 15 January 2015

    Japanese government, led by Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, has pledged to increase its efforts to promote renewable energy in the next fiscal year after feed-in tariff system, aimed to boost renewable energy generation, faced some problems, Japanese media reported. The Abe administration has allocated in total EUR 0.94 billion (JPY 130.7 billion) for renewables, out of which […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    CWind has appointed Ben Hooker as Sales Manager UK and Stefan Marschner as Sales Manager Germany. Both Ben and Stefan will play key roles in developing CWind’s customer relationships and will support the delivery of the business’s portfolio of services, which includes continuing the development of integrated solutions across the development, construction and O&M phases […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Incentives from the Budget will help steer the East of England ever closer to becoming the heart of the UK offshore wind industry. A three-year extension on business rate discounts for companies moving to the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone was among the Chancellor’s measures in what is predicted to be a pivotal year […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Norwegian government has earmarked NOK 25 million (approx. EUR 1.3 million) for a project in the offshore wind industry and establishment of a research center for renewable energy. NOK 15 million (approx. EUR 1.4 million) have been proposed for the new renewable energy research center, which will focus primarily on the challenges in the offshore […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Innogy has received approval to increase the maximum installed capacity of its Sofia offshore wind farm by 200MW, from 1.2GW to 1.4GW. UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has approved amendments to the deemed marine licenses, which correspond to changes to the development consent order decided by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Great Yarmouth-based GEV Offshore is taking advantage of the booming offshore wind industry. “We worked on over 30 wind farms last year, both onshore and offshore, and 40 this year,“ said Managing Director David Fletcher, according to the Norwich Evening News 24. However, as the work scope increases, so does the need for skilled workforce. […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Danish governing and opposition parties have agreed to boost offshore wind energy in the country, Reuters reports. According to the government officials, a deal has been made between the centre-left government, an allied leftist party and all opposition parties except one. Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Martin Lidegaard, has stated that a 400 MW […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Following the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of the July unemployment statistics, showing that the economy gained 163,000 jobs and the unemployment rate went up to 8.3 percent, Executive Director of BlueGreen Alliance, David Foster, said in a statement:  “Today, despite adding 163,000 jobs, the unemployment rate unfortunately went up demanding fast action on these […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has named Doug Pfeister as a Director and Co-Regional Head for North America, based out of the company’s office in New York City. This addition to the RCG team underscores the firm’s focus on the U.S. renewable energy sector. Pfeister is working with a team of specialist engineers and subject matter experts […]

  • 28 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    THANET businesses are to get a welcome boost worth thousands of pounds as work begins on a new project to build the world’s biggest wind…   By saul leese (thisiskent) [mappress] Source: thisiskent, January 28, 2011

  • 20 September 2011

    Business minister Mark Prisk has launched a new scheme to support Britain’s marine and maritime industries, aimed at boosting exports… By George Archer (themanufacturer) [mappress] Source: themanufacturer, September 20, 2011

  • 17 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    Back in 2011, European leaders signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost offshore wind development and to connect all the renewable energy sources in the EU. The MoU was part of a plan to achieve 20% of renewable energy by 2020, reports Oildprice. The new connections will reduce energy prices, cut waste, secure energy […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    GE Power Conversion has announced the successful trials of PassiveBoost™, the technology which will allow remote power networks to go DC. This is an important step in lowering the cost of power delivered from offshore installations and increasing the electrical output delivered from renewable energy sources in distant, inhospitable places. Since Edison, electrical engineers at […]

  • 26 March 2014

    The Japanese Government has decided to cut tariffs for solar power while boosting the ones intended for offshore wind energy, the state’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry wrote on their site. The tariffs for solar energy, which made up 97 percent of new renewable energy since incentive offering, were cut by 11 percent to […]

  • 24 August 2011

    Earlier this month, Blackstone, leading investment and advisory firm, announced the financial closing for “Meerwind,” the largest German offshore wind farm to complete its full financing process. The Meerwind project was made possible by the German regulatory framework for offshore wind, which is one of the best designed and practical renewable programs in the world. […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    GDF SUEZ has decided to launch an ambitious enterprise project to implement its business strategy more quickly and meet the demands of a rapidly changing energy environment, the company said yesterday in a press release. This plan, by rooting GDF SUEZ more firmly in its local areas and thus ever closer to its clients, will create an […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    RWE Innogy improved its operating result to EUR 151 million in the first quarter of this year, which is a 56% increase compared to the same period in the previous year. This was largely due to the commissioning of new wind turbines, the company said. For example, the Welsh offshore wind farm Gwynt y Môr already produced […]