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  • 17 April 2014
    Authorities

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the publication of its Final Rule to extend time requirements for submitting a Site Assessment Plan (SAP) or a General Activities Plan (GAP) for renewable energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). Effective 30 days after Federal Register publication, all OCS renewable energy lessees and […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer Perpetuwave Power PTY LTD announced its recently established subsidiary Perpetuwave Power UK Ltd has been awarded a grant of approximately $110,000 from the European Regional Development Fund Convergence Programme. The grant supports development of Perpetuwave Power’s world-leading ‘Wave Harvester’ technology. The “Wave Harvester” technology converts up to 40% of the oceans contained […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Authorities

    DECC secretary Ed Davey has granted consent for 660MW Walney 3 offshore wind farm. Even though the consent approved up to 750MW wind farm comprising up to 207 wind turbines, the developer, Dong Energy, decided to scale it down to 660MW. The wind farm is located 19km off Walney Island in Cumbria and will be […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Environment

    Jennifer Smetzer received funding of $39, 035 from the US Fish and Wildlife Service on April 7, 2014 to continue her IGERT field work in fall of 2014. Jennifer wrote the proposal with her advisers Dr. David King and Dr. Curt Griffin. The funding will cover Nano Tag radio transmitters, re-deployment of automated telemetry receivers, […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the publication of a draft form for right-of-way (ROW) grants of submerged lands on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to support renewable energy development. BOEM is requesting feedback on the form, which is intended to streamline the agency’s process for authorizing cable projects that support offshore […]

  • 17 February 2010
    R&D

    The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has issued an order approving a $1.36 million energy efficiency grant for a wind energy research project at Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC). MAREC, in partnership with the University of Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute, will conduct studies to explore the feasibility of […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Environment

    Massachusetts-based offshore wind developer Bay State Wind plans to provide more than USD 2 million in grants for research and programs to protect New England’s fisheries and whale populations.

  • 8 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ofgem has granted a licence to TC Dudgeon OFTO plc to own and operate the GBP 297.9 million high-voltage transmission link to the Dudgeon offshore wind farm for the next 20 years.

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    OrbisEnergy will soon announce the first awardees of the GBP 6 million SCORE fund, launched by OrbisEnergy in July, dedicated to companies developing innovations for offshore renewables. Johnathan Reynolds, of Nautilus Associates, said: “We have had far more early applications in this programme than the previous one. The first grant panels have met and we are about to […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Training & Education

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has made available Offshore Wind Business and Workforce Development Grant Programs for the Fiscal Year 2019.

  • 21 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has allocated a combined USD 1 million for two new grant programs specifically targeting the offshore wind industry.

  • 3 November 2015
    Grid Connection

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has been granted permission to develop the onshore transmission works associated with connecting the development to the electricity network. The detailed planning application was submitted to The Moray Council in April 2015 on behalf of the BOWL partnership formed between SSE Renewables (50%), Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) and Copenhagen […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has awarded grants to five companies under its two initiatives to prepare Maryland’s businesses and workforce to participate in the two offshore wind projects approved by the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) in May 2017.

  • 19 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

     The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has welcomed today’s announcement that its bid to Round 3 of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund has been successful. The £30 million “Growing the Humber” bid was drawn up by the LEP and North East Lincolnshire Council with support from business leaders and the other Humber local authorities. It […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has committed to a Community Benefit Fund (CBF’) worth up to £660,000 each year, which will go ahead if the company makes a positive financial investment decision to construct the extension to the Walney offshore wind farm, and would come into effect after the construction starts, which is currently estimated to be at the end of 2015. The […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Department of Energy is planning to award a USD 3.7 million grant to the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) for the development of the 20.7MW offshore wind demonstration project in Lake Erie, according to local media. This would be the third DOE’s grant for the project, bringing the federal backing to a total of USD […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center has awarded $535,000 grant to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s New England Marine Renewable Energy Center, according to Cape Cod Times. The aim of this grant is to develop ocean energy technology offshore Massachusetts in a 27-square-mile technology test zone. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth researchers also want to build a multi-use […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has allocated grants from the sixth round of the Walney Extension Community Fund, set up to support community and environmental projects near the 659MW offshore wind farm in Cumbria, UK. The grants have been awarded to sixteen groups who will each receive a share of the just over GBP 253,000 windfall and will join 75 other […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Trident Energy, the independent developer of generator solutions for the offshore renewable energy industry, announced that it has been awarded a Scottish Enterprise SMART: SCOTLAND R&D grant to help fund the forthcoming sea trials of its linear generator technology. Together with on-going commitments from existing investors and new funding, the £225k SMART: SCOTLAND grant will […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has announced the winners of the fourth round of applications to the Walney Extension Community Fund, which was established to support community and environmental projects near the 659MW offshore wind farm in Cumbria, UK.

  • 3 August 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

      Aquamarine Power USA has been awarded a $100,000 matching grant by the Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) to gather data on the wave energy potential of the sea along Oregon’s coast. The grant is for Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) installation. The ADCPs will measure the wave energy resource at a number of points […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    ESNA, a Norwegian designer of air cushioned catamarans and Surface Effect Ships (SES), has received grants totalling NOK 3.5 million (approx. EUR 370,000) to develop the next generation SES for offshore service operations. ESNA received a NOK 3 million grant from the Regional Research Council Agder, and a NOK 500,000 grant from Sørlandet Knowledge Foundation. The grants run from […]

  • 9 July 2013

    The Crown Estate intends to enter into negotiations with Centrica (RBW) Limited in relation to the grant of further rights over the offshore wind farm project at Race Bank, situated off the Lincolnshire and north Norfolk coasts. The proposed further rights will extend existing arrangements allowing Centrica (RBW) Limited to call for a lease of […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TC Ormonde OFTO Limited, an entity incorporated by the consortium Transmission Capital Partners (TCP), has been granted a licence by Ofgem E-Serve to own and operate the transmission link to the Ormonde wind farm. The TCP consortium are comprised of Transmission Capital, Amber Infrastructure Group and International Public Partnerships (INPP).  TCP was appointed by Ofgem […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Maryland Energy Administration and the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce will this month hold two workshops on the current offshore wind business and workforce development programs in the state of Maryland.

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    WaveCom, a new radio communications system to serve the East of England’s growing offshore wind farm construction industry, has won a GBP 50,000 grant as part of the Supply Chain Innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE) programme. This custom-built two-way radio network to provide coverage along the east coast is being developed by Fern Communications. The Lowestoft-based […]