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  • 17 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    “When people on average earnings start to fall into ‘fuel poverty,’ it is clear that Britain is in the grip of a living standards crisis,”… By Dennis Avery (canadafreepress) [mappress] Source: canadafreepress, October 17, 2011

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy intends to launch an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of its shares on Nasdaq Copenhagen this summer. The company plans to put at least 15% of its shares on the market through a partial sell-down by the current shareholders of DONG Energy other than employee shareholders. The final offer size will be communicated in connection […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the commercial offshore wind farms in the Dutch Borssele Zone (which also comprises a demonstration site) are looking to sell electricity to corporations, according to Reuters. 

  • 3 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    According to the China Securities Journal, China could set preferential power prices for offshore wind projects this year. With this measure, the country would attract more investors to this industry and speed up its further development. After years of struggle, China granted approval for the three of its first four offshore wind power concession projects […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Tidal turbines stretched across Pentland Firth, which separates the Orkney Islands from mainland Scotland, could generate up to 1.9 gigawatts (GW) of power – equivalent to almost half of Scotland’s electricity needs. A new study, led by Oxford University researchers, provides the first reliable estimate of the maximum energy that could be generated from Pentland […]

  • 11 April 2011

    The UAE’s commitment to renewable energy last week won a major accolade, with the announcement that Abu Dhabi is to be the permanent home of…   By Robert Matthews (thenational) [mappress] Source: thenational, April 11, 2011

  • 4 April 2014
    Authorities

    Ocean energy can make a significant contribution to European energy security, but the EU and its Member States must act now in a coordinated manner to make this happen, according to the ocean energy industry. This call to action comes ahead of the first convening of the Ocean Energy Forum today in Brussels, which brings […]

  • 6 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Dutch national electricity grid company Tennet is considering selling more of its investment in Germany than originally planned, the…   (dutchnews) [mappress] Source: dutchnews, May 06, 2011;

  • 15 December 2011

    Efforts are being made to use the tides of the sea to generate electricity in areas in Fiji.   ( fijitimes ) [mappress] Source: fijitimes , December 15, 2011

  • 29 May 2012
    Authorities

    Irish Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, launched yesterday the Government’s Strategy for Renewable Energy 2012-2020. The strategy involves wind, wave and tidal power, bio energy and R&D.  The document says that green energy and clean technology already support about 19,000 working positions in the country. According to the Irish Times, Mr […]

  • 1 October 2014

    Havvind Aarhus Bugt (HAB) selected Siemens as a preferred supplier for the wind energy project off east Jutland, Denmark. The German manufacturer confirmed they are in talks with the developer of the 80MW Mejlflak over the possible deal to deliver twenty 4MW offshore wind turbines for the project. The negotiations are expected to be completed […]

  • 9 September 2013

    Navitus Bay offshore wind farm has faced another instance of opposition. Bournemouth Borough Council thinks that the wind farm would negatively affect tourism in this area because, as they claim, the tourists would not want to come to the Dorset coast, writes BBC. Navitus Bay plans to build up to 218 wind turbines 20 kilometers […]

  • 11 January 2012

    There is a way that the tax code could be improved to boost renewable energy. For many years the technologies eligible for the PTC and ITC…   By Richard W. Caperton ( americanprogress ) [mappress] Source: americanprogress , January 11, 2012 ;      

  • 29 March 2016
    Authorities

    Jennifer Ballantyne, Pinsent Masons’ partner and planning specialist, today warned of the paradox facing the UK renewable energy sector if the country decides to leave the European Union.  Even though the UK could allow for an easier development of renewables infrastructure, the industry could be harmed by Brexit with the loss of incentives to develop a low-carbon economy, Pinsent […]

  • 20 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    In the 1970s the UK invested about 0.15% of GDP each year in research and development (R&D) into providing cheaper and cleaner energy. Britain was putting more public money into nuclear power and other new sources of electricity than almost any other economy.

  • 20 February 2019
    R&D

    With 112GW of technical resource potential, floating offshore wind in California could produce 1.5 times as much electricity as this US state uses in one year. That’s according to The California Offshore Wind Project: A Vision for Industry Growth, a new report from the American Jobs Project in partnership with the Schatz Energy Research Center […]

  • 22 February 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell met this week with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and six other Atlantic coastal state governors to discuss     [mappress] Source: examiner, February 20, 2010;

  • 1 August 2014
    Environment

    Marine Scotland Science has published findings of a study looking at the behaviour of homeward migrating salmon in the ICES Journal of Marine Science. The study is part of a research programme, funded by the Scottish Government, which aims to identify and minimise any disruptions to wildlife as the marine renewable energy industry develops.Using coastal […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    The renewable energy sector could provide the long-term unemployed in Fife with jobs for life…   (stv) [mappress] Source: stv, June 23, 2011;

  • 9 November 2011

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Authorities

    India aims at exploiting its vast offshore wind potential by generating at least 4500 MW from that source, therefore, the country could soon have an offshore wind energy policy. As the Indian Government has turned to reducing the fossil fuel-based power generation, the proposed policy would involve a switch to energy production from offshore wind, […]

  • 29 April 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

      Development opportunities at Rhode Island’s three major ports could create new jobs and bring in millions of dollars more in revenue, according to a study released Thursday. The study was commissioned by the RI Bays, Rivers and Watersheds Coordination Team . It assessed the Port of Providence, Port of Davisville, and Newport Harbor. It […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Japanese company Obayashi Corp. is looking into developing a 455MW offshore wind project off Akita Prefecture, and could start an environmental survey already this month to decide the final wind farm’s size, according to the national media.  Obayashi is already involved in two offshore wind projects planned to be installed off the prefecture’s coast. These include a 170MW offshore wind farm near the Port of […]

  • 23 February 2011

    Hoping to answer wind-power developers’ questions, researchers say the cost of producing electricity from wind mills off Maine’s coast can… (wgme) [mappress] Source: wgme, February 23, 2011

  • 6 August 2013
    Authorities

    The Scots would pay the highest power bills in the world in an independent Scotland, as they would have to import electricity from England. The country’s current energy policy, which requires production of 100% renewable energy by 2020, and unreliability of wind power would lead to paying for imported power, the Scotsman cited Sir Donald […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Authorities

    Able UK’s plans for offshore renewable energy port hit another hurdle, writes Hull Daily Mail. According to Associated British Ports (ABP), the port plans would reduce UK’s ability to react in the case of war. They believe the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) development would not leave enough room for Port of Immingham to respond […]