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  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Glennmont Partners has expanded its investment capacity in the clean energy infrastructure space and with the addition of a third investment fund.

  • 18 June 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A joint initiative by Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex counties to work with China in order to create more jobs by making new export and inward investment opportunities brought a key visit by a Chinese delegation of world-leading manufacturers of wind farm equipment.  The multi-million pound investors from the Jiangsu Province are looking to invest in […]

  • 4 March 2019

    By Mr. Giordano Toninelli – Area Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Introduction Wind energy business has an historical background in Europe due to the high number of wind farms installed in the Old Continent, but in recent times the focus of offshore wind investments is starting to shift from Europe to Asia. Wind energy business […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Council of the Dutch Province of Friesland has approved the proposed EUR 127 million investment in the 320MW Friesland offshore wind farm (Windpark Fryslân), according to local media.

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Guernsey-based investment company, The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG), has received approval from its shareholders to partly shift its focus from onshore wind and solar PV and invest up to 20% of its portfolio in a broader array of projects including offshore wind. Looking ahead, TRIG believes that politically-driven constraints mean that the next Contracts-for-Difference (CfDs) in the […]

  • 16 April 2014

    More than a quarter of Europe’s total wind crosses Scotland’s land mass and shores. This is why Scotland has used their competitive advantage to create a thriving offshore renewables sector. This film explores the opportunities and investment in offshore wind development in Scotland, from key players in the industry. Offshore WIND staff, April 16, 2014; […]

  • 25 March 2014

    Reacting to the Siemens’ announcement regarding the decision to invest £160 million in wind turbine production and installation facilities in Yorkshire, while at the same time Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing a further £150 million in the Green Port Hull development, Bjorn Drangsholt, Statkraft UK Managing Director, said: “Statkraft welcomes the announcement to construct two […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Investment in offshore wind reached USD 29.9 billion in 2019, up 19% on 2018 and USD 2 billion more than in the previous record year of 2016, the latest data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) shows. The last quarter of the year was particularly busy and saw a number of offshore wind deals, according to […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Mike Winkel, the head of the utility’s clean-energy unit, said that the investment into German offshore wind power could stop after 2015 due to delays in connecting the wind farms to the grid. “No one will be further investing if the network connection is uncertain, neither Eon nor someone else,“ Said Winkel. Tennet will connect […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG), which entered the offshore wind market with the recently acquired 14.7% indirect equity interest in Sheringham Shoal, sees further investment opportunities in the sector, according to its annual results for 2017.

  • 27 July 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    UK offshore wind projects attracted around three quarters of all investments in Europe’s offshore wind capacity in the first six months of 2016, data released by WindEurope shows. UK-based projects which reached Final Investment Decision (FID) in the first half of 2016 carry a price tag of EUR 10.37 billion (GBP 8.7 billion) and have […]

  • 27 November 2012
    R&D

    A survey undertaken by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer law firm has shown that the Electricity Market Reform (EMR) proposals will pave the way for the largest investment increase to offshore wind, Utility Week news site writes. The survey covered opinions of around 100 industry executives, of which 77% said that EMR has boosted the investment case […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Utility companies in Europe encourage offshore wind-energy capacity amid rising fossil-fuel prices and political pressure, according to MarketWatch. Utility firms have initiated projects offshore, as the demand for offshore wind farms is set to continue with geopolitical goals to reduce carbon emissions and increase the requirement for clean alternative energy. In 2011, 80 percent of […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    German wind power developer wpd AG has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CR Classification Society, two Taiwan’s research and development bodies, and representatives from engineering think tanks, and will assist Taiwan in reaching its aim of increasing domestic financial operators’ willingness to invest in offshore wind farms.

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first quarter of this year saw a 60% year-on-year decrease in offshore wind financings, from USD 11.5 billion in Q1 2016 to USD 4.6 billion in Q1 2017, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s (BNEF) report on global clean energy investment.

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    WWF-UK has commented on the news that the Green Investment Bank is to invest £461m in construction stage projects in the UK offshore wind sector. Nick Molho, head of climate and energy policy at WWF-UK, said: “The Green Investment Bank’s decision to invest in two offshore wind projects and support the use of the latest […]

  • 27 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Thousands of civil engineering jobs and other jobs in construction will be created thanks to a newly announced £60m fund to develop offshore… William Hobson (randstadcpe) [mappress] Source: randstadcpe, October 27, 2010;

  • 24 January 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE plc yesterday issued its Interim Management Statement, in which the company announced a revision of its offshore wind projects, and that could result in cutting back its offshore wind investment. This is because the UK Government did not include SSE’s Galloper and Beatrice offshore wind projects on the list of ten provisionally affordable offshore […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Six projects worth EUR 7.5 billion reached Final Investment Decision (FID) last year – a 60% decrease from 2016 and the first decrease in investments since 2012 – according to WindEurope, which states that the transition to auctions has resulted in a lull in FIDs and that the auctions of the last two years are expected to lead to new project FIDs in 2018.

  • 28 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    UK Trade & Investment has released a guide which is an introduction to UK offshore wind, aimed at investors who are considering entering the sector and suppliers looking to export from the UK. It provides core information that will help build understanding and evaluate opportunities in this dynamic area of technological, manufacturing and infrastructure development. […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Offshore wind attracted USD 25.7 billion of clean energy investment in 2018, a 14% increase compared to 2017, with China being the main contributor to the rise, according to a report by BloombergNEF (BNEF). The increase in 2018 numbers is largely attributed to 13 Chinese offshore wind projects beginning construction for a total of circa USD […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Hull City Council has welcomed the announcement by Siemens Board confirming their intention to develop wind turbine production and installation facilities at at two locations – the Green Port Hull in Alexandra Dock and a rotor blade manufacturing facility located at Paull, to the east of Saltend. Leader of the Council, Councillor Stephen Brady, said: […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind projects are of big interest to Allianz, due to growing pressure that low interest rate environment puts on the insurance company. Consequently, Allianz needs to cut costs in order to get higher returns on investment, Reuters quotes the company’s CFO Oliver Baete. The investment could be as high as EUR 1 billion if […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Authorities

    ScottishPower Renewables CEO Keith Anderson met with Charles Hendry MP, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, at Belfast Harbour this week to discuss investment in the UK’s offshore wind power sector. At the same time, the energy company is also set to award Belfast-based Northstone Limited contracts worth more than £20m to deliver […]

  • 5 September 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    France, which has the third largest wind resource in Europe after Germany and the UK, has launched a tender for E10 billion of offshore wind… (istockanalyst) [mappress] Source: istockanalyst, September 05, 2010;

  • 23 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    A Docking based company is planning major investment into offshore wind industry. They are planning to invest GBP 10 million to acquire 8 boats. Earlier this month, Tidal Transit has purchased two state-of-the-art, purpose-designed 20 meter support vessels to transport construction workers and maintenance crew out into the Greater Wash and southern North Sea energy […]