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  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rampion Offshore Wind Ltd. is launching a GBP 4 million Rampion offshore wind farm community fund which is set to benefit communities across Sussex in South East England.

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall has started accepting applications for the community benefit scheme that is part of its European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) community fund. Vattenfall is committed to annually investing GBP 150,000 in the community benefit scheme for the 20-year lifetime of the 93.2MW offshore wind project in Scotland. The fund is accepting applications from today, 14 January, […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall has allocated the first grants from the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) fund to community groups across Aberdeen committed to a fossil fuel-free future. The Unlock our Future Fund was designed following feedback to focus on projects and activities that support local communities in the shift to a climate smarter world. Community-owned electric vehicles, low carbon heating for […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fourteen local organisations around Liverpool Bay have been awarded grants of up to GBP 20,000 through the round one of Dong Energy’s community benefit fund (CBF) established as part of the Burbo Bank Extension project. Dong has committed to set aside approximately GBP 225,000 each year for community projects during the expected 25 year lifetime of the […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall, the developer of the 92.5MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, is creating an annual cash fund scheme to support the communities in Aberdeen and the Aberdeenshire.

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities

    Scotland’s island communities will have greater control over their local economies, natural environment and be represented at the heart of government in an independent Scotland, First Minister Alex Salmond said. ‪ Launching the island prospectus, Empowering Scotland’s Island Communities, in Kirkwall, the First Minister outlined the most comprehensive package of powers for the island communities […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Innogy UK has invited local Welsh community groups to apply for grants from the Rhyl Flats Offshore Wind Farm Community Fund. The fund has been set up to support community organisations and voluntary groups based in Rhyl and the following wards in Conwy: Pensarn, Colwyn, Eirias, Gele, Glyn, Kinmel Bay, Llanddulas, Llandrillo yn Rhos, […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities

    Seventeen local energy projects from across Scotland have been awarded more than £380,000 to support the development of green energy schemes, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced yesterday.  More than 100 applications were received from community groups, charities, local authorities, housing associations, universities and businesses through the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) Local Energy Challenge […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Authorities, Environment

    Responding to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, (IPCC), Maf Smith, Deputy Chief Executive of RenewableUK, said: “The scientific community is sending a clear and unequivocal message to policymakers that urgent action is needed to reduce our carbon emissions and set in place paths to create a future of clean, […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Highland Council has asked the Scottish government to help local authorities in setting a recommended level of community benefit for offshore wind developments. In addition, the Highland Council has asked for rapid progress to be made to agree a position on the devolution of Crown Estate incomes to Scotland and beyond to local authority level […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has awarded fourteen organizations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk in the UK with grants from the fifth round of its East Coast Community Fund. The East Coast Community Fund was launched in December 2016 as part of Ørsted’s community engagement program for its Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms. The 14 awarded groups […]

  • 26 August 2015

    Rhyl Flats Offshore Wind Farm Community Fund has so far invested £600,000 in local projects and charities in North Wales. RWE Innogy UK’s wind farm located off the coast of North Wales between Abergele and Rhos-on-Sea, has been investing in community causes since the project became operational in 2009. The annual fund is worth over […]

  • 22 October 2018

    The eleventh edition of the annual Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC), being held in Amsterdam this week, will once again host talk-shows at Community Square at the exhibition floor of the Amsterdam RAI. OffshoreWind.biz will be live streaming these captivating discussions by the industry leaders focused on all aspects of the offshore energy world. The […]

  • 20 May 2015

    Cape Cod Community College will host a forum on Thursday as part of the “Big Choices” series. The forum titled “Big Choices: Offshore Wind and Community Benefit” aims to accelerate community-based progress toward a sustainable energy future, according to Cape Cod. President of the Board for Cape & Islands Self-Reliance Chris Powicki said, “Part of […]

  • 30 June 2017

    The Community Square program is taking shape, with as many as four ON AIR talk-shows. In each talk-show – which will be live-streamed on OffshoreEnergyToday.com – we look at challenges through the eyes of energy consumers and citizens, on top of the energy professional perspective.

  • 30 March 2016

    RWE Innogy UK has announced that 10 local groups and charities have benefited from the latest round of awards from its Rhyl Flats Wind Farm Community Fund by securing grants totalling over £67,000. This recent round of funding has seen a number of schools and charities benefit, including Aberconwy Mind, a mental health charity awarded £9,699 […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE has opened the first round of the Partnership Fund for the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm (BOWL), making GBP 600,000 available to support transformative community projects in both Highland and Moray in the first year. The Beatrice Partnership Fund, worth a total of GBP 3 million over a five-year period, is now inviting applications from […]

  • 15 September 2016

    DONG Energy will hold two community events in Grimsby and Stallingborough to give local people a chance to find out more about the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. When built, the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm by a considerable margin, capable of providing enough renewable energy for well over […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Grid Connection

    E.ON is encouraging local people to come along to a drop-in exhibition that the company is holding next Tuesday in Lancing, to share details of the final design and construction plans for the 400MW 116 turbine Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. Last month the project was given the green light by E.ON and partners the Green […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Authorities

    Former Rhode Island Governor Don Carcieri will weigh-in on wind energy.   (wpri) [mappress] Source: wpri, September 07, 2011

  • 15 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Innogy UK has awarded over GBP 21,000 to three community projects in Conwy, Wales, through the Rhyl Flats Wind Farm Community Fund. Citizens Advice Bureau Cylch Conwy will receive GBP 9,769 to deliver an ‘Advice and Information at Home’ project. This will enable a caseworker to visit residents who are not able to attend their […]

  • 4 November 2012

    More than 20 community representatives from Redcar and Cleveland were updated on the progress of the Dogger Bank Teesside offshore wind development by wind farm consortium, Forewind last week in Eston, Middlesbrough. Dogger Bank Teesside will comprise up to four wind farms, each with a maximum installed capacity of 1.2GW. They are expected to connect […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fundy Tidal Inc. announced yesterday that it is set to attract local investment for community projects, as it has successfully completed its Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) Offering. “In so doing the company is confirmed as an eligible proponent under the Province of Nova Scotia’s Community Feed-In Tariff (COMFIT) program by establishing itself as […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank Zone, potentially the world’s largest wind energy project, announces its first community consultation events to present proposals for its first development: Dogger Bank Creyke Beck. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck is planned to connect into the national grid at an existing substation at Creyke Beck, near Cottingham in the […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has opened this year’s GBP 100,000 Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm Community Support Fund and is inviting local sustainable projects to apply for funding. The fund was set up in 2015 to help support community and voluntary organisations as well as registered charities in the parishes which boarder the wind farm between Easington and Preston. […]

  • 23 October 2018

     OffshoreWind.biz on Tuesday live-streamed four talk-shows from the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam with the central theme titled “Accelerating energy transition by new functions on the North Sea.” You had a chance to watch the gripping discussions on carbon capture and storage, offshore wind & hydrogen, electrification of offshore platforms, etc… OffshoreWind.biz […]