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12 October 2015 Authorities, R&D

Plans to grow the Manx economy by harnessing the Isle of Man’s natural resources to generate renewable energy have taken a significant step forwards. The Isle of Man Government has granted a survey licence to a local company to explore the possibility of developing a tidal array on an area of the seabed off the Point […]

9 December 2014 Business & Finance, R&D

Suzlon Group is about to start a study off the coast of Gujarat, India, to determine feasibility of setting up an offshore wind farm there, according to the country’s media.  The company plant to install an offshore wind farm of a total capacity between 100MW and 300MW. Furthermore, Suzlon could use offshore wind turbines from its subsidiary […]

11 August 2014 Authorities, R&D, Technology

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published a series of technology papers exploring the potential for power generation and other sustainable applications from ocean energy. The papers cover the main features and current status of four technology types: tidal energy; wave energy; ocean thermal energy conversion; and salinity gradient energy. Describing ocean thermal energy […]

8 May 2014

FTI Consulting, Inc. released an FTI Intelligence report, the first of a series of data-driven publications evaluating competitive markets, policy, finance, technology and business models across the energy spectrum. The report, Innovative Financing of Offshore Wind, focuses on renewable energy and explores the significant potential for cutting the cost of energy from offshore wind power […]

14 November 2011 Environment

Health Wales is highlighting the work of Welsh Crucible researchers – the cream of Welsh research talent. Dr Simon Neill explains his research into the impact of tidal energy and other sources of marine renewable energy ” ANYONE living by the sea will be familiar with the twice daily rise and fall of the tides. […]

3 October 2011 R&D

It boasts the second highest tidal range in the world – now the speed and strength of the waters in the Severn Estuary are being examined… Read more (BBC) [mappress] Source: bbc, October 03, 2011

15 September 2011

A high level delegation from the Chinese offshore wind industry sailed into Harwich for a masterclass on what has become known globally…   (businessweekly) [mappress] Source: businessweekly, September 15, 2011

22 July 2011

As the demand for energy increases worldwide, the search for renewable and viable sources of power intensifies. Two Ryerson University researchers have taken that search underwater, and using Iran as a test case, have found that oceans and lakes could make an enormous contribution to global energy production.  “Bodies of water are a huge, untapped […]

20 June 2011 Business & Finance

  Hemas Power PLC (HPWR) is actively exploring opportunities offshore in the renewable energy front, the company says.   By Jithendra Antonio (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, June 20, 2011

28 March 2011 Authorities

Evanston is taking the next steps to determine whether a wind farm is feasible off the city’s shores.   By Bob Seidenberg [mappress] Source: pioneerlocal, March 28, 2011

19 October 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Windplus S.A. will receive around EUR 96 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU’s NER300 programme and the Government of Portugal to build the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind farm.

5 January 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.

22 November 2017 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

DNV GL has published a position paper on artificial intelligence (AI) in solar and wind energy industries, saying AI will increasingly automate operations over the next several years and boost efficiencies across the renewable energy sector.

25 November 2016

DNV GL-led WIN WIN joint industry project (JIP) results indicate that, especially for marginal oil & gas fields supplying production to a major field, floating wind-powered water injection is technically feasible in general. This specific application is claimed to offer an excellent business case too. A major contributing factor favouring the positive overall outcomes is […]

15 June 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

Incidents relating to the installation and operation of high voltage subsea cables are the most costly cause of financial losses in the global offshore wind industry and led to insurance claims totalling more than EUR 60 million in 2015, according to a report by GCube Underwriting Ltd. As the European offshore wind sector prepares to enter an extended phase of […]

20 May 2016 Business & Finance, R&D

Offshore wind is among the top ocean‑based industries that have the potential to outperform the growth of the global economy as a whole by 2030, both in terms of value added and employment. This is according to “The Ocean Economy in 2030” report, published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on 27 April. The projections suggest […]

23 December 2015 Authorities, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released a summary of the latest industry developments in its annual Technical Bulletin, with one of the topics covering marine energy usage. The opening paper of the Bulletin explores the possibilities and challenges of tidal power, offshore wind power, and wave power, and outlines tidal power generation systems around the world. A […]

1 December 2015 Environment, R&D

The offshore wind industry has a broadly positive impact on human well-being, according to two new reports created by the Plymouth Marine Laboratory. ”Understanding the impacts of offshore wind on well-being” and ”Public perceptions of Offshore Wind Farms” represent the outcomes from a study by PML scientists, commissioned by The Crown Estate. The first review explores how […]

21 September 2015 Training & Education

The Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay (TLSB) team has produced two posters to help Key Stage 2 teachers explore the subjects of renewable energy and tidal lagoons when teaching their students about topics such as ‘coasts’ and ‘energy’. The climate change poster explores the topics of climate change and greenhouse gases, the impact that they have […]

19 August 2015 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels

A report resulting from the G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9)’s first Safe by Design workshop is now available. The report explores a number of key topics associated with the transfer of personnel from a Crew Transfer Vessel to a transition piece via the traditional push on method (including design of the transfer […]

1 May 2015 R&D

Carbon Trust has awarded a contract for research and development services to Danish consultancy firm, Ramboll. The key objective of the contract is to finalise the technical de-risking of the OWA supported foundations and assess the benefits for the integrated design of offshore wind support structures. The project will compare two different design approaches (at […]

1 April 2015 Authorities, R&D

As part of a report, recently released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE), an exhaustive analysis was conducted to understand what the wind industry in the U.S. could look like decades from now based on changing electricity demand, fuel prices, wind power costs and transmission infrastructure. The report explores the potential growth of wind energy […]

19 February 2015

Expanding WindMade to embrace all renewable energy sources equally is one step closer to reality, as the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) task force, Coalition for Action, explores incorporating the consumer label into IRENA. Founded in 2011, WindMade was the world’s first consumer label for a renewable energy source. Seeking to provide consumers with meaningful […]

20 August 2014 Environment, R&D

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) have recently completed two reports relating to marine renewable energy developments and their potential impact on the environment.  These reports offer a risk assessment of the interaction between marine renewable devices and the diving birds and megafauna in the area. The first report, Commissioned Report No. 773. A Diving Bird Collision Risk […]

26 May 2014 Authorities, Environment

The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has announced the release of the Update to the Bay of Fundy Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Community Response Report for the Cape Breton Region. A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is a consultative process that explores the social, environmental and economic […]

16 April 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

MACAW Engineering is investing in the latest technology to provide inspections and surveys at challenging locations. MACAW, which acts as an integrity management consultant to global oil & gas production plants, pipelines, and other energy facilities, has purchased a fleet of Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (SUAS). The SUAS can be equipped with a wide range […]