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  • 3 October 2011

    ENERGY Secretary Chris Huhne has hailed the importance of British steelmaking after one of Teesside’s biggest employers claimed he… by jez Davison (nebusiness) [mappress] Source: nebusiness, October 03, 2011

  • 28 September 2011

      Climate change campaigner and former US vice-president Al Gore has hailed Scotland as a world leader in renewable energy.   (dailyrecord) [mappress] Source: dailyrecord, September 28, 2011

  • 12 November 2010

    SNP Westminster Energy and Climate Change spokesperson and MP for Angus Mike Weir has hailed the announcement of a £70 million National… (arbroathherald) [mappress] Source: arbroathherald, November 12, 2010;

  • 9 August 2011

    An alternative energy project off the Sonoma County coast that local officials just two years ago hailed as a way to increase…   (marinij) [mappress] Source: marinij, August 09, 2011

  • 22 April 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The arrival yesterday morning of one of the biggest vessels so far to grace Great Yarmouth’s £50m outer harbour was hailed as a visible sign…   [mappress] Source: eveningnews24, April 22, 2010;

  • 13 September 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Work has begun on a GBP 600,000 refurbishment programme at Blyth’s historic docks, with the removal of a 70-tonne dry-dock gate, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult said.

  • 28 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Smart Wind Consortium, a joint venture between Siemens and Irish firm Mainstream Renewable Power, today hailed a boost for its plans to… By Eliot Sefton (thefirstpost) [mappress] Source: thefirstpost, September 28, 2010;

  • 5 January 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    During high waves, storm and hail, André Carstens goes out to sea to maintain offshore wind plants. Maintenance requires courage, experience and technical know-how. Acrophobia and seasickness have no place there. “This is not a job for sissies. It is a hard job,” Carstens emphasized. Check out this video for better insight in offshore wind maintenance: […]

  • 11 December 2014

    Dong Energy welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to grant development consent for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Benj Sykes, Dong Energy Vice President of UK Wind Power, said: “Development consent for Hornsea Project One is very welcome. This is an exciting project that will be […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Responding to today’s announcement from Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, that an £18m Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund (MRCF), will be used to provide support for the wave sector, Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager for Scottish Renewables, said: “We warmly welcome the Scottish Government’s recognition that funding, tailored specifically to wave energy projects in Scotland, is just what […]

  • 30 March 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind, wave and tidal industry, has hailed the publication of new Government figures as a clear demonstration of the significant role wind power now plays in Britain’s energy mix. Wind power capacity increased by over a gigawatt in 2011, and output increased by over 5.3 terawatt-hours to 15.5TWh – […]

  • 16 August 2016

    RenewableUK has welcomed the news that DONG Energy’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm has gained planning consent from the UK Business and Energy Secretary, Greg Clark.  Wind power is currently delivering over 12% of the UK’s electricity, which is expected to increase to 20% by 2020 with offshore wind alone providing 10%. Offshore wind’s costs have […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Grid Connection

    Bangor Hydro Electric Company has verified on September 13 that electricity is being delivered to their power grid from Ocean Renewable Power Company’s (ORPC’s) Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project. This is the first power from any ocean energy project including offshore wind, wave and tidal, to be delivered to an electric utility grid in the […]

  • 25 March 2014

    Siemens’ decision to go ahead with the construction of an offshore wind manufacturing plant in Hull will provide a significant boost to the region’s offshore and marine engineering supply chain, says Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) director, Mark O’Reilly. “Siemens is among the biggest and the best in the offshore wind sector, and this positive, […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind hailed yesterday’s determination by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) of “no competitive interest” for the transmission line connecting an offshore wind farm off the coast of Block Island to mainland Rhode Island. “Today’s announcement further solidifies our plan to bring reliable renewable energy to the residents of Block Island and the […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Chinese cable manufacturer ZTT has won a contract to supply an export cable system for the 300MW CECEP Yangjiang Nanpeng Island offshore wind farm.

  • 13 December 2012

    RenewableUK has welcomed today’s report by the Committee on Climate Change which shows that generating energy from renewable sources will keep British household fuel bills lower than relying on expensive fossil fuels such as gas. The CCC’s report highlights the fact that increases in gas prices drove household bills up by 62% between 2004 and […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Opponents of the Navitus Bay offshore wind farm have welcomed the decision from RWE to terminate the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm off the Devon coast. Namely, this has poured hope into Navitus Bay campaigners that the project against which they are fighting will also be stopped. “Hopefully the good news from Devon will also […]

  • 16 October 2018

    Building offshore wind parks without subsidy has hailed a new phase in the development of offshore wind. Next to that, the LCOE of offshore wind has dropped dramatically in the last ten years.

  • 2 August 2013

    Norstec, the offshore renewables industry alliance for Europe’s northern seas, has welcomed the launch of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy for Offshore Wind. This is a joint Government/Industry plan to ensure that the UK puts into the place the right measures to secure the future of offshore wind in the UK. The Industrial Strategy identifies […]

  • 21 April 2015

    Anders Jansson, CEO of Nordic marine energy technology company Minesto agrees with recently issued report ‘Marine Energy in Wales – Investment, Jobs, Supply Chain’ by Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP). He believes that marine energy can have an even stronger impact on the Welsh economy than it suggest. The report concludes that technology and project developers to […]

  • 12 September 2017

    Scotland’s Moray Council has welcomed the awarding of the Contract for Difference to the 950MW Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) project, adding that Buckie harbour is ideally placed to support the construction of the project.

  • 11 January 2015

    MPI Acquires RWE’s Victoria Mathias WTIV  MPI Offshore has acquired wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Victoria Mathias, from RWE Innogy. Suzlon in Talks over Its German Subsidiary Indian wind energy manufacturer, Suzlon, is in talks over the sale of its German subsidiary Senvion. V164-8.0 MW Scoops Best Offshore Wind Turbine Award MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s […]

  • 14 September 2015

    Last Friday, the California Assembly passed a bill to increase the state’s renewable portfolio goal to 50% by 2030. The American wind energy industry hailed California’s intention to get half its electricity from zero-carbon renewable sources within 15 years as it steps up its efforts to fight climate change, saying wind can help get the job done […]

  • 29 March 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed new statistics which show that a record 11.3% of the nation’s electricity was generated from renewable sources in 2012. This represents an increase of almost 2% on the previous year, when 9.4% came from renewables. The official Energy Trends figures, released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, also show that […]

  • 14 December 2011

    RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind, wave & tidal industry, has welcomed the most recent in a string of polls that have demonstrated public support for the expansion of wind power. Poll commissioned by Sunday Times shows 56% of public support expansion of wind – only 19% against 60% of public support Government investment […]