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1 February 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

European renewable energy industry and investors need clarity on volumes and regulatory frameworks in the years after 2020 to be able to continue investing, according to WindEurope. Without the clearly set targets and regulations for the period after 2020, financing and deployment of new projects in Europe is likely to stall, WindEurope said in its […]

1 December 2016 Authorities, R&D

The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has launched a new study titled “Characterisation of technological innovations and industrial maturity in the wind sector”. The study will use global technology expertise, industry engagement and expert cost of energy modelling to assess the opportunities for the French market and supply chain in offshore, both fixed […]

18 November 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Today's speech by the UK Energy Secretary Amber Rudd which has set out the Government’s future direction for energy policy has given offshore wind developers confidence to make further investments in the British economy, according to RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Maf Smith. According to Smith, the industry needed ''clear signals from Government on energy policy to enable […]

2 October 2015 Authorities

Indian Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), which was recently authorized as the Nodal Ministry for the use of offshore areas within the country's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), made the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy document available to the stakeholders and general public yesterday. Mark Leybourne, Senior Engineer at IT Power Consulting, which has been working on projects supporting the development of […]

9 September 2015 Authorities

India's Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy. With this approval, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been authorized as the Nodal Ministry for use of offshore areas within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the country and […]

15 July 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

The Danish Government announced yesterday that the Growth Plan 2014 agreement in the energy sector had been adopted, as the majority of the parliamentary parties agreed on it. The agreement cuts Public Service Obligation (PSO) in total of DKK 13.2 billion until 2020, which will reduce costs of electricity bills. "We have listened to businesses […]

2 June 2014 Authorities

As five hundred leaders from the electricity industry across the European Union gather in London for their annual convention, Angela Knight, CEO of Energy UK - the host organisation - called for decisions about meeting energy needs to be made with sensible timescales and price tags attached. At the EURELECTRIC Convention, which runs on Monday […]

22 May 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

The Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, and the International Renewable Energy Agency have formalized a collaboration that will help accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. The jointly-led Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN) will leverage both organizations’ resources by coordinating a global network of experts and practitioners to […]

16 May 2014 R&D

KIC InnoEnergy with 11 European partners have launched the Insight_E project with the aim to serve as an energy think-tank informing the European Commission. Gathering experts from the energy sector, the INSIGHT_E consortium will provide decision makers on a European level with unbiased policy advice and insights on policy options, including an assessment of their […]

12 May 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources today launched the Energy Policy Green Paper for Ireland marking the beginning of a ten week public consultation on the future shape of Ireland’s energy policy. Ireland faces significant inter-related challenges in relation to climate change, energy sustainability, security, and competitiveness. These can be addressed by transforming […]

10 October 2013

The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) has joined labeling organization WindMade as a working member, with a view to contributing to the development of a new overarching renewable energy consumer label. WindMade is a global consumer label for companies that use wind energy and other renewables, which is backed by the […]

12 September 2013

Scottish Renewables reacted to a new Audit Scotland report which claims Scotland's strategy for renewable energy is clear but achieving goals will be challenging.  Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said: “The report highlights the clear and strong energy policy from the Scottish Government, which has given the industry confidence to invest and build […]

22 May 2013

  CEOs of eight European energy companies (Fulvio CONTI, Gertjan LANKHORST, Gérard MESTRALLET, Ignacio GALAN, Paolo SCARONI, Peter TERIUM, Johannes TEYSSEN, Rafael VILLASECA MARCO) have drawn to the attention of EU leaders the urgent need to tackle the perilous situation facing the European energy sector. Meeting in Brussels, the day before the European Council focused […]

20 May 2013 Authorities

The Government of India, through its Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), has prepared a draft policy for offshore wind energy sector called Draft National Offshore Wind Energy Policy ‒ 2013. This MNRE envisages to develop offshore wind energy in the country in a directed and focused manner. An Offshore Wind Energy Steering Committee […]

3 December 2012 Authorities

The decision of EU Energy Ministers today to instruct the European Commission to prepare post-2020 renewable energy policy "to ensure that the strong impetus provided by the current legislative framework is not lost" is a useful step forward for investor certainty according to EWEA. The Ministers agreed that the Commission should present "a solid and […]

26 November 2012

Ofgem has welcomed DECC's announcement on energy policy. Ofgem’s Senior Partner for Markets Andrew Wright said: “Ofgem welcomes today’s announcement by DECC on the future of energy policy. We will continue to work constructively with Government to get the best outcome for consumers both now and in the future. “Ofgem has played a key role […]

23 November 2012 Authorities

The Government has reached a landmark agreement on energy policy that will deliver a clear, durable signal to investors, Edward Davey announced today. The Energy and Climate Change Secretary said: “This is a durable agreement across the Coalition against which companies can invest and support jobs and our economic recovery. “The decisions we’ve reached are […]

14 November 2012 Authorities

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, is urging the Prime Minister to get a firmer grip on energy policy, after two Conservative MPs, including the Energy Minister John Hayes, sought to undermine the renewables sector. Last night on Channel 4 News, Mr Hayes repeated his view that […]

1 November 2012 Authorities

A vivid political debate on energy policy has marked the race for the Senate between U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his challenger Elizabeth Warren. While Sen. Brown opposes the Cape Wind project, Warren supports it as a part of her focus on development of renewable energy. The Cape Wind offshore project is a huge sign […]

3 August 2012 Authorities

Extension of critical tax relief to save 37,000 jobs in wind energy and continue growing U.S. manufacturing advanced in the Senate Finance Committee with strong bipartisan support. By an overwhelming bipartisan margin of 19-5, the committee passed an extenders package that included an extension of the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). On critical amendment […]

26 December 2011 Authorities

  New Jersey’s energy future has something for everybody — including controversy — as state officials advance plans to nourish the clean... by Bob Jordan (thedailyjournal) [mappress] Source: thedailyjournal, December 26, 2011

30 November 2011 Grid Connection

The planned construction of offshore wind power parks in the North Sea and Baltic Sea can only prosper if specialist port services providers, suppliers and manufacturers work together closely and if the public sector provides the necessary financial support. That was the conclusion reached at the Rhenus Midgard press conference at the "2011 EWEA OFFSHORE" […]

12 July 2010 Business & Finance

„Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Consortium“ opens up new perspectives for offshore wind projects. Second Offshore Summit in Rostock in... [mappress] Source: pr-usa, July 12, 2010;

11 January 2019 Business & Finance

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has launched a new public consultation on energy financing to better reflect energy industry trends and to enhance its support for the European Union's 2030 energy and climate targets. Over the next three months, EIB will engage with stakeholders, including shareholders, industry associations, civil society and the private sector to develop […]

27 September 2016

WindEurope has launched its Making Transition Work report today in Hamburg. The report details specific policy proposals on how Europe can remain a leading force in wind energy and renewables.  The report provides recommendations to policymakers on how to facilitate a swift transformation of the energy system and considers the policies that will make Europe the best choice […]

16 November 2015

South West Marine Energy Industry informed today that it submitted a draft set of policy recommendations which are intended to  accelerate the commercialisation of wave and tidal energy to the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) minister Andrea Leadsom, Regen SW informed. Johnny Gowdy said: “Over 20 South West business and university representatives made the trip up […]