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  • 12 March 2019

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is planning to continue advancing renewable energy through an aggressive leasing program if the proposed USD 193.4 million Fiscal Year 2020 budget request is approved. Proposed by President Donald Trump, the budget request focuses on the execution of BOEM’s plans for offshore renewable energy, offshore oil and gas exploration and leasing, […]

  • 11 April 2014

    The Isle of Man could see huge benefits from offshore wind development after Tynwald gave its support to the offshore energy strategy, writes Isle of Man (IOM) Today. A report issued by the island’s Council of Ministers said that the government could cash in £5m a year from each wind farm they lease off their […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The draft Scottish Energy Strategy has set out a new target to deliver the equivalent of 50 per cent of the energy required for Scotland’s heat, transport and electricity needs from renewable sources by 2030, including energy coming from offshore wind and floating wind farms. To support this vision, Scotland will next month announce details of up to […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Europe’s power industry sees the growing share of renewables in the energy mix as the most important issue in the short-term and the second most important in the long-term, with offshore wind regarded as of high significance to the sector in the short and long-term, according to the first POWER-GEN Europe Confidence Index launched by PennWell. The Index, the result […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      The establishment of a UK centre of excellence to support the development and commercialisation of offshore renewable energy technologies across the country drew closer as the Technology Strategy Board announced that it is seeking expressions of interest from organisations that might lead or form part of a new Offshore Renewable Energy technology and innovation […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    US Department of Interior has announced the proposed lease sale for two additional areas offshore Massachusetts for commercial wind energy leasing, totalling nearly 390,000 acres.

  • 13 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a budget of USD 179.3 million for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, under a total budget for the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) of USD 11.7 billion. 

  • 22 September 2011

    On the basis of a wide-ranging industry survey of offshore wind turbine manufacturer OEMs, the new report finds that of the new component… By Scott MacDonald (renewableenergyworld) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyworld, September 22, 2011

  • 1 June 2012

    The Irish Wind Energy Association welcomes the Renewable Energy Strategy published (28 May 2012) by the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte TD, and applauds the Government’s commitment to reaching Ireland’s 2020 renewable targets. The Renewable Energy Strategy reaffirms Government support for the development of the wind energy sector in Ireland, stating […]

  • 9 January 2015

    The North Sea Region has the potential to act as an engine for growth in Europe, add value to the European Union and contribute to the objectives of the EU2020 strategy. Whereas the EU has developed regional strategies for the Baltic and Adriatic Sea areas and has begun developing strategies for the Atlantic and Arctic […]

  • 2 February 2012

      Guernsey’s Renewable Energy Team has announced a strategic plan for offshore wind, wave and tidal power in that area, reports IFC feed. There is a great possibility for Guernsey to become the center of excellence for the research and educational aspects associated with renewable energy. “Renewable Energy Team Strategy – 2012 and beyond” – […]

  • 6 December 2010

    In May 2006, the Danish Government presented a report on promoting environmentally effective technology and established a number of innovative partnerships. The partnerships intend to strengthen public-private cooperation between the state, industry, universities and venture capital to accelerate innovation for a number of green technologies. The partnership for wind energy is called Megavind. Megavind’s vision […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Northern Offshore Group is making a strategic investment in the UK-based CPower Energy with an aim to broaden its activities in the offshore wind industry. According to Northern Offshore, the owners have followed CPower during its first couple of years in the business and saw the acquisition as part of a long-term growth strategy across various segments […]

  • 13 May 2014

    The Elected Members of Clare County Council approved a long-term strategy to harness County Clare’s renewable energy resources yesterday. The Clare County Renewable Energy Strategy 2014-2020 has been incorporated into the Clare County Development Plan following a 4-week long public consultation process earlier this year. The Strategy outlines the potential for a range of renewable […]

  • 9 July 2020

    The European Commission adopted two energy strategies on an EU-level on 8 July, which prioritise hydrogen production powered by offshore wind and other renewable energy sources, and set the stage for linking different energy carriers, infrastructures, and consumption sectors. “The priority for the EU is to develop renewable hydrogen, produced using mainly wind and solar […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Academics and students from the University of Plymouth are visiting Guernsey on a field visit to make a high level strategic assessment of the offshore renewable energy potential for Guernsey in the medium to longer term. This initiative is part of Commerce and Employment’s Renewable Energy Team’s (RET) long term strategic alliance with leading UK […]

  • 16 May 2013

    The first meeting of the new offshore wind sector council will take place today co-chaired by Keith Anderson, Chief Corporate Officer (CCO) of ScottishPower and Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon. The meeting comes as government and the industry prepare to deliver the offshore wind industrial strategy which will be published in the coming months. […]

  • 7 February 2011

    In November the European Commission published its communication on the EU’s new energy strategy for the years up to 2020 in a fl urry of excitement. But what exactly does the communication say, and how will this affect Europe’s wind energy industry? As EWEA fl agged up in its initial press release, part of the […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Energi Coast, North East England’s offshore renewables group, believes that the region’s supply chain can be one of the biggest winners from the UK Government’s offshore wind industry strategy. The group says the strategy, which was published by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills on 1 August, will generate much needed confidence and stability […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    SeaEnergy PLC announces the appointment of two senior executives, to enhance its management team as it implements its energy services strategy.  Mike Comerford (51) has been appointed as Director of Operations and will have responsibility for the operational and technical aspects of SeaEnergy’s businesses, including R2S, which was recently acquired. As a consultant to SeaEnergy, […]

  • 24 January 2012

      Reportlinker announced report on European Utilities Insight 2012. A number of key developments in the European energy landscape will affect utilities in 2012. Utilities will need to proactively adjust for the impact of poor economic conditions, and adapt to tougher rules on decarbonization, energy efficiency, and consumer protection. Using expert analysis of regulation and […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Global Information Inc announces two new reports exploring opportunities for private business in the Offshore Wind Power market.  Global Offshore Wind Energy Markets and Strategies: 2012-2025 Offshore wind finds itself in a “make or break” period up to 2015, by when the industry will either have positioned itself for sustained build-out, or rapidly decline as […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The economic crisis has had a knock on effect on the supply chain over the past five years, but since the economy has grown in strength, so has the faith in the wind supply chain. Such faith has left the industry at over capacity with regard to turbine components. As a result there is now […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    SeaEnergy PLC announces its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2011. Financial Summary The clear financial highlight of 2011 was the conclusion of the sale of SERL to Repsol Nuevas Energias UK Limited. This resulted in the Group recording a profit of £25.3 million for the financial year compared with a loss of […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Nova Scotia and the United Kingdom will work together to advance tidal research to help the future development of the industry.   A memorandum of understanding between the province, the Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia and the United Kingdom’s Technology Strategy Board will encourage joint research in order to improve the technology required […]

  • 3 May 2019

    Team Humber Marine Alliance and Aura Wind Energy have entered into a deal to develop an offshore wind strategy for the U.S. Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. The three parties signed a contract on 2 May said to be the result of work to develop relationships with the U.S. East Coast over the last three years. The […]