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  • 22 November 2011

    University of Queensland researchers want to set up wind or tidal turbines at suggested site for Dudgeon Point coal terminal. Mr Froome of University of Queensland thinks this renewable project could lower carbon footprint of terminal. Solar plant is unlikely to be installed at this site. Mr Froome is Renewable Energy Coordinator at UQ’s Global […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment

    NKT’s cable manufacturing factories are now running on electricity from renewable energy sources, the company informed, adding that its CO2-emissions from energy consumption are now 66 per cent lower than last year. The 66 per cent reduction in CO2-emissions from energy consumption came through using green electricity in the factories, as well as for the […]

  • 7 December 2011

      EASTLEIGH MP Chris Huhne has revealed plans to build up to 32,000 new wind turbines in the Government’s bid to reduce its carbon footprint.   By Emma Streatfield (dailyecho) [mappress] Source: dailyecho, December 07, 2011; Image: decc

  • 15 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Aker BP is planning to explore the opportunity of using offshore wind energy at new oil & gas development areas offshore Norway. Aker BP and Equinor recently entered into an agreement in principle on commercial terms for the coordinated development of the licenses Krafla, Fulla, and North of Alvheim (NOAKA) on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. […]

  • 3 February 2012

    As part of its commitment to the environment (social, economic and environmental), Ormazabal has promoted and implemented the application of ecodesign tools in the design phase of products, in order to minimize the carbon footprint both in the electricity distribution network and when integrating renewable energy. Ecodesign Basque Center is an entity based in the […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    ProCon Wind Energy has officially established a subsidiary in the U.S. dedicated to the local offshore wind sector. Last week, the company’s CEO Claus Søgaard Poulsen signed the final documents regarding ProCon Wind Energy USA Inc. The next step includes finalizing the establishment of the first U.S. office, which will be located in the Port of […]

  • 14 July 2020

    Teknotherm Marine has won a contract to supply the heating, ventilation & air-conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration systems for Østensjø’s four new offshore wind supply vessels. The onboard systems have been designed to optimize the energy efficiency of the vessels, minimizing their carbon footprint, according to the Heinen & Hopman subsidiary. “Teknotherm Marine is excited to […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Ideol’s concrete hulls for commercial-scale floating wind farms could be built and launched in at least five construction sites in California, with two being immediately suitable without any upgrades, the French company said. In addition, four sites were identified as suitable for wind turbine assembly and eight harbors are capable of storing mooring lines as […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The wind turbines planned by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as a part of a Montrose project faced refusal by the Angus Council, but the company does not give up on its other projects, specifically the tidal power generation. Namely, the Montrose project is part of an investment by GSK in the UK. The company plans to build a […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    French wind energy players Alstom, Areva, EDF and Eiffage have joined 35 other compatriot companies, including banks and investors into renewable energy, in making a firm commitment to combat climate change. The 39 major French companies, employing a total of 4.4 million people worldwide and generating sales of EUR 1.2 trillion euros, signed a climate pledge to contribute to limiting […]

  • 27 January 2015

    Research and Markets has added the “Global Offshore Wind Power Market 2015-2019” report to their offering. The global offshore wind power market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.5% (by Revenue) over the period 2014-2019. The increased fiscal benefit provided by the installation of offshore wind power is a major trend in the market. […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Building material provider Wienerberger has entered into a partnership with DONG Energy which will now supply all of Wienerberger’s UK sites with renewable electricity.

  • 27 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe and Eurochambres have called on the EU to lead by example and accelerate the cost-effective uptake of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures. The organisations, representing 44 million European citizens and 20 million businesses, believe that EU must put every effort in the climate negotiations in Paris and ensure the adoption of a comprehensive, […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      James Smith, former Chairman of Shell UK, has been appointed Chairman of the Carbon Trust. James brings over thirty years of experience in the energy industry, the last seven as Chairman of Shell UK. He was appointed to the Carbon Trust board in September 2010. The appointment is with immediate effect. James Smith replaces […]

  • 11 December 2012

    In his attempt to reintroduce the energy bill, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, last week asked a higher authority, i.e. the U.S. President Obama, for support, MD Coast Dispatch reports. The legislation aimed to spur wind power development offshore Maryland failed twice to come before the Senate. Governor O’Malley said that he will introduce a similar […]

  • 1 June 2016
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Beothuk Energy has chosen Fugro GeoSurveys to carry out bathymetric and geologic compilation, hydrographic data reprocessing, assessment of stability and seismicity, GIS analyses of seabed morphology, and routing options for the proposed 180MW demonstration offshore wind farm in St George’s Bay off Newfoundland and Labrador. The wind farm is located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, off western Newfoundland and […]

  • 24 March 2015

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) Ltd has developed Atlas, a bespoke recording and tracking system to manage vessels and personnel during offshore construction projects. The system has been designed by marine coordinators, using their experience in conjunction with customer feedback to shape the system to fit the exact requirements of the job. This ongoing process of […]

  • 5 April 2017

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) informed that the company had completed 1 million safe transfers in March 2017, with the number increasing daily.

  • 9 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Turner Iceni has purchased two vessels – MCS Maestro and Don Quixote – which return to operations later this year after full refits. MCS Maestro, an 18-metre South Boat, was purchased from Maritime Craft Services. The vessel will be refitted with Volvo IPS 900, shot blasted and repainted in Turner Iceni livery. Interior modifications include […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Former Texas Governor Rick Perry was sworn in on Thursday, 2 March, as the 14th Secretary of the United States Department of Energy (DoE).

  • 1 March 2010

    Eco Factor: Floating platform to harvest wind energy to generate up to 40MW of renewable power. With nations pledging to reduce the carbon footprint to counter global warming, the need for systems that generate renewable energy has been on a rise. While most energy companies are trying to find locations for renewable energy power plants, […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Triodos Bank has entered the Belgian offshore wind market with a financial loan for the Northwester 2 project.

  • 5 February 2020
    Environment, Vessels

    By focusing on tackling controllable factors such as trim, hull fouling and speed through established monitoring technology, OESV operators can identify inefficiencies in vessel performance and calculate the optimal operating conditions for their vessels, Seacat Services said.

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The annual global growth of the offshore wind sector will increase to 19.1GW by 2020, from the 4.3GW in 2018, according to Commerzbank AG. Commerzbank anticipates the global wind market to continue to grow, albeit with regional fluctuations, with an average growth rate of 15% in the offshore wind sector in the next ten years. The German bank said […]

  • 14 May 2013

    Tocardo Tidal Turbines, the leading producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines, and Climex, the trading platform for renewable energy and carbon credits, have agreed to sell energy generated by Tocardo’s turbines through Climex’s green energy trading platform. The recently signed agreement will enable businesses and other large scale electricity users to add tidal energy […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Ørsted has signed a 15-year charter contract with Ta San Shang Marine for a service operation vessel (SOV). The contract will see the shipping company building the first Taiwan-flagged SOV in the world.