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  • 6 October 2017

    Offshore WIND is once again gathering industry players in one place to hear their insights and get “the news behind the news” by looking at the industry movements through businesses involved in it.

  • 22 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    This year Offshore WIND Magazine will be looking at the offshore wind hub ports. These are ports that have either become newly established as offshore wind ports or existing ports already serving the industry that grown beyond most people’s expectations in the past seven years. These hubs can be either a single port or a group of neighbouring ports able to provide the complete base support for range of services from project pre-construction surveys to wind farm operation and maintenance.

  • 20 December 2011

    The offshore marine energy project in Cornwall, which allows developers to test new wave energy technology, will be taken on by the Government to secure its future as a vital part of the UK’s green energy sources. The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) will take over ownership of the Wave Hub asset from […]

  • 11 November 2019

    The Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub has launched a web-based tool that brings together UK offshore renewable energy research. Research Landscape comprises a series of research themes, challenges and opportunities faced by the offshore renewables community, which were gathered through a series of consultation events with over 180 partners. The interactive tool showcases current […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Reflecting the UK Government’s commitment to developing low-carbon energy, Ministers have reaffirmed their support for Wave Hub and to ensuring the UK secures maximum benefit from the facility in the future, Wave Hub said. Wave Hub is wholly-owned by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and exists to accelerate and support the development […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wave Hub Limited has awarded a contract for the marine operational management and electrical engineering services in order to ensure a safe and efficient facility, Wave Hub. Red Penguin Associates Limited was chosen for this contract on January 11, 2012, thus it is most likely that the company will sub-contract electrical engineering services. Wave Hub […]

  • 1 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy has signed a commitment agreement to secure the final berth at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, to demonstrate its next generation wave technology. Carnegie is advising the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) that its UK arm, CETO Wave Energy UK (CWE UK), has secured a berth at Wave […]

  • 17 December 2010

    Denmark is the first country in the world to pursue a climate plan for how to build an energy system that is independent of fossil fuels and wind power already accounts for more than 20% of the total power consumption. It is widely agreed that wind power will become the backbone of Denmark’s future electricity […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Supergen ORE Hub has received GBP 4 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) as support for offshore renewable energy research. The Supergen ORE Hub is a national consortium created in July last year to bring together academic, industrial and policy stakeholders to champion and maintain UK’s offshore wind, wave and tidal […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Three new board members have been appointed to oversee the operation of Wave Hub, the offshore marine energy project in Cornwall. Bill Russell takes on the role of chairman while Niamh Lamond and Richard Parkinson have been appointed as non-executive Directors. Welcoming the appointments, Business Minister Mark Prisk said: “Wave Hub is a cornerstone of […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is seeking to partner with a UK-based university to accelerate electrical infrastructure research and development activities relating to offshore renewable technologies.

  • 9 July 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    The Crown Estate plans to undertake negotiations with Wave Hub (representing The Secretary of state for Business Innovation and Skills) in relation to the potential variation of its existing lease of a test and demonstration site off the North Cornwall coast. In a notice published on its official website, The Crown Estate further states: The […]

  • 20 February 2013

    A politician from Cornwall, Rob Simmons, wrote to Vince Cable, UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, saying that the Wave Hub energy project is “lamentable”, the BBC informs. Mr. Simmons told Secretary Cable that Wave Hub could help with employment in the Hayle area, but has now stalled. However, Wave HubLimitedsaid that […]

  • 10 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Seatricity, a wave energy company, is to develop a 10MW array over the next two years at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall. UK based Seatricity plans to deploy its second generation device at Wave Hub next year before building out to a full scale grid-connected array in 2015. Seatricity managing […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The UK government has awarded a floating wind project led by Wave Hub with early-stage funding that could result in a further longer-term investment of later this year if the early stage of the project development is successful. The South West Floating Offshore Wind Accelerator is one of 17 projects shortlisted by UK Research and […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Oilfield Machinery Ltd (OilMac) has announced that it will set up an East Coast Centre for Energy Logistics (ECCEL) to support offshore wind farms in the North East UK. The centre will launch its new heavy lift division, OM Heavy Lift, into the offshore wind sector, according to the company.

  • 2 January 2012

    Government has officially taken control over the Wave Hub. Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced last month that they will take over ownership of the Wave Hub asset from the South West Regional Development Agency (RDA) on 1 January, 2012. The Wave Hub is a GBP 42 million wave power research project. The […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind major Ørsted has opened a United States Innovation Hub in Providence, Rhode Island as part of its commitment to building an offshore wind industry supply chain in the US. With its seven work stations at Providence’s CIC workspace, the Innovation Hub will serve as the physical location for the Hub team as they […]

  • 6 December 2016

    With the offshore wind industry still in process of reaching its full technological and economical potential, innovation and cost reduction are inevitable subject whichever part of the industry one refers to. This might especially be true with design and engineering, where companies are trying to come up with novel and cost-effective solutions to advance the […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, has recruited one of the industry’s leading commercial managers to help spearhead its future growth. Stuart Herbert has been appointed as Wave Hub’s commercial director to lead negotiations with companies planning to use the test site and identify new business opportunities. Stuart is joining Wave […]

  • 27 July 2018
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded GBP 5 million to a Supergen Energy hub to bring together the related research areas of wave, tidal and offshore wind in order to share skills, resources and expertise across the field of offshore renewable energy (ORE).

  • 6 September 2013

    Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, has applied for consent to install and operate a floating wind platform demonstrator. The application for both a Section 36 electricity consent and a Marine Licence has been submitted to the UK’s Marine Management Organisation and follows Wave Hub’s selection by the Energy Technologies Institute […]

  • 26 March 2012

    BIS is seeking up to three new Board Directors for Wave Hub Limited, including a Chair. Applications are particularly sought from those with demonstrable understanding of offshore renewables and/or discernible financial / corporate experience. Wave Hub is the world’s largest site for the testing and development of wave energy arrays, offering a grid connected consented […]

  • 13 December 2016

    Tonnes of steel are being used to produce structures that support wind turbines installed at sea, erected at various distances from shore and featuring various generating capacity. As the offshore wind sector moves forward, wind farms are growing in scale, turbine capacity is increasing and the infrastructure is moving more and more away from land. These facts, […]

  • 6 June 2016

    Join, listen, learn and network. Four words that must tickle your fancy! Would you like to know more about what is happening within the offshore wind industry? Listen to leading industry players talk about innovations and developments? Than you must join the Offshore WIND Expertise Hub during Offshore Energy 2016. The fact that renewables are […]

  • 6 July 2017

    Offshore WIND marked the beginning of this month by posting the first videos from its latest Expertise Hub series on Monday, 3 July, and our team decided to add a new batch of interviews each week with the final Expertise Hub interviews scheduled to go online by the end of August.