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  • 8 October 2012

    Despite the previous announcements about the Sikka l-Bajda offshore wind farm, the Labour Spokesman on Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Leo Brincat has questioned the Maltese government’s commitment to the renewable energy, reports DI-VE site. He also said that Malta is at the bottom of the EU’s list for alternative energy produced by the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Electricity Supply Board (ESB), Ireland’s state-owned electricity company, has opened a tender for environmental impact assessment (EIA) services for offshore wind projects in Ireland and the UK. ESB plans to procure works, supplies and services through a framework agreement related to environmental assessment and consenting services for the offshore and onshore elements of offshore wind farms. […]

  • 25 March 2010
    R&D

    The Finnish annual EIA award was granted to wpd Finland Oy for the exemplary environmental impact assessment of the Suurhiekka offshore wind park. Until now, the prize has never been granted to a wind power project before. wpd Finland Oy was considered to have done significant progress in the field of environmental assessment. Finnish association […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    RSK took part in the development of the West of Duddon Sands (WoDS) offshore wind farm, which the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey officially opened on 30 October 2014. The wind farm lies 20 km off the Barrow-in-Furness coast. With 108 turbines, it will be able to generate 389 MW of […]

  • 17 October 2013

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc , the company which plans to build a £650m tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, is holding an event to present findings of Environmental Impact Assessment. The event will be held at The Liberty Stadium, Landore, Swansea SA1 2FA from 9.30am to 7.30pm. Some of the topics at this event are […]

  • 9 October 2011
    R&D

    ABPmer has been commissioned by DONG Energy Power (UK) Ltd to provide a coastal processes environmental impact assessment for the Burbo Bank and Walney Offshore Wind Farm Extensions. These projects will seek to achieve a robust investigation by making maximum use of an evidence based approach and in accord with COWRIE guidance. ABPmer has been […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables has awarded the Peterborough-based Royal HaskoningDHV with an GBP 8 million contract to carry out environmental assessments for East Anglia ONE North and East Anglia TWO offshore wind farm projects. The contract is said to be one of the largest of its kind in the offshore wind industry. The team at Royal HaskoningDHV […]

  • 17 January 2012

    A Scoping Report for the proposed grid connection works is now available for comment. The proposed grid connection point for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm is located at Crystal Rig II onshore wind farm in East Lothian. The onshore grid connection works comprise a cable jointing pit close to the shore, approximately 12 […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    MarineSpace Limited has been awarded a place on the UK environmental impact assessment (EIA) framework agreement for Ørsted Wind Power A/S. Via this framework, the UK-based environmental and planning consultancy will be eligible to provide Ørsted with offshore environmental impact assessment and consultancy services over the next three years. “This is a significant step forward for […]

  • 16 July 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet.dk has announced that Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) for Smålandsfarvandet and Sejerø Bugt nearshore wind farms are now available, and will be in public consultation until 23 September, 2015. A public meeting regarding the EIAs will be held on 1 September for Smålandsfarvandet and for Sejerø Bugt the following day. The Danish Energy Agency […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the national Nature Agency have made the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm available for public consultation. In line with this, Energinet.dk will hold three public meetings. Before the construction of the offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea can start and before it can transport the power into […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Regional Administrative Tribunal of Sicily (Il Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale per la Sicilia – TAR) has revoked a construction permit granted by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) for the 137MW offshore wind project in the Gulf of Gela off Sicily’s southern coast.

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change’s decision to grant consent to Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, Royal HaskoningDHV announced that it has now provided key input to the environmental impact assessment process for over 5.5GW of successful offshore wind farm applications in the UK, with more to come. Royal HaskoningDHV has worked […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Technology

    Robin Radar Systems BV, a leading supplier of bird detection systems for bird impact prevention, ecological research and environmental impact assessments, tested a trailer based bird-radar system in OWI-Lab’s large climatic test chamber last month. More and more, bird radars are used for bird migration research and risk assessment for bird impacts as these systems […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Authorities

    Monitoring the environment at sea in a region where waves are usually some five metres high is obviously challenging. That is what Vattenfall plans to do off the coast of the Shetland Islands in Scotland, the site of the company’s first wave-energy farm. The location for the wave energy farm was chosen because of the […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Chartered Environmentalist Tim Carter has joined Tidal Lagoon Power, the development company behind the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, as Head of Environment to lead a team of environmental and ecology specialists. With more than 20 years of experience, Carter joins Tidal Lagoon Power from Hyder Consulting where he was Technical Director and responsible for […]

  • 10 July 2013

    International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has collaborated with academia to develop a new framework to inform the impact assessment and consenting of Offshore Wind Farms in Scotland. With over a decade of Planning and Development experience, Natural Power’s principal consultant Nancy McLean has been actively involved in a collaboration which has published a novel […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Grontmij and Pondera Consult will carry out preparatory studies for the call for tender by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs for allotments III and IV of the Borssele offshore wind farm. When completed, Borssele will deliver sustainable energy to 1.4 million households and will be one of the world’s largest offshore wind energy sites. […]

  • 20 July 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    NIRAS has provided the technical background material on three of the six designated Danish areas for nearshore wind farms, which are currently on public consultation. The technical background material is provided though environmental impact assessments (EIAs). The EIAs ensure that all environmental aspects will be addressed later on, when the construction is planned.  The three parallel […]

  • 29 May 2012

      Part of WPD Group, WPD Italia, is going ahead with its plans to install 95 Siemens’ wind turbines off the coast of Apuliain, writes the Wind Power Intelligence. The company has asked environmental ministry for a permit to conduct environmental impact assessment in the Gulf of Manfredonia for the Gargano South wind project. The […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Authorities, Environment

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have launched a 5-week public hearing on the environmental assessments related to Thor offshore wind farm. The public hearing will also cover the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the land-based part of the project, which is to be built by Energinet, the Danish TSO. […]

  • 15 July 2013

    First Flight Wind Ltd, a consortium made up of B9 Energy, DONG Energy and RES, has appointed ABPmer to undertake physical process studies to support the Environmental Impact Assessment of the first offshore wind farm planned off the coast of County Down in Northern Ireland. The proposed 600MW wind farm will be located within the […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Energinet has contracted Ramboll to carry out the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and environmental investigations for the Thor offshore wind project in Denmark. Ramboll will provide a SEA of the plan for the Thor project, as well as a number of surveys and technical reports on specific environmental and other themes. These are primarily meant […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Pondera Consult has won a contract to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for lots VI and VII in the Hollandse Kust (west) offshore wind energy area in the Dutch North Sea. Pondera will manage the environmental impact assessment, the appropriate assessment, and the assessment for the protection of species in the context of […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    CSA Ocean Sciences, Oasis, and Dutch company TNO Maritime & Offshore have been awarded a contract from the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for a project related to underwater noise during offshore wind construction offshore activities.

  • 1 May 2015

    BSI, a business standards company has published, together with Innovate UK, has published a guide called PD 6900 Environmental impact assessment for offshore renewable energy projects. The guidance was developed by BSI using a consensus-based approach, and has had input from key organizations such as RenewableUK, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Marine Scotland among others. […]