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  • 6 March 2014

    In 2013, tariffs supporting wind energy made up 4.6 pct. of Danish utility bills – a slight increase from 2 pct. in 2012. Calculations by the Danish Wind Industry Association show that the increase can be attributed to Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm, which was completed in 2013. In March 2012, the National Energy Agreement […]

  • 1 May 2012

    In their intention to cut emissions Atle Rygg Ardal, a researcher for SINTEF Energy Research of Norway, has proposed wind power as a solution for powering the offshore oil and gas platforms, writes Fuel fix. Yesterday, at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston he presented a paper regarding this matter. “If you removed the cost […]

  • 15 November 2013

    The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) claims that its Active Wake Control system can increase wind turbine electricity production by 0.5 to 5 per cent, and lower the maintenance costs by 3 pct. ECN has tested its system on 5 wind turbines at its wind farm test site which proved successful. “The next […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Denmark’s largest port operator, APM Terminals Cargo Service has announced a partnership with DONG Energy, a leading energy provider, to reduce the port operator’s energy consumption and CO2 emissions. An expected reduction in energy consumption through improved lighting and electricity usage will cut APM Terminals CO2 emissions by 10% annually. Equally important, APM Terminals Cargo […]

  • 2 November 2014

    Ballast Nedam Puts Its Offshore Wind Unit & Heavy Lift Vessel on Sale Ballast Nedam has started a process, aimed at the sale of its business unit Ballast Nedam Offshore with the intention to conclude a transaction at short notice.The sale of Ballast Nedam Offshore is an addition to the disposals programme that Ballast Nedam […]

  • 21 July 2013

    Diver Dies at Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm (Germany) A British diver was killed while performing underwater work at the Riffgat offshore wind farm, located north of Borkum in the North Sea, between Friday 12 July and Saturday 13 July. The 26-year-old was buried in 20-meter water depth by a concrete mat, Die Welt reports. World’s […]

  • 9 March 2014

    Germany Leads the Way in Offshore Wind Industry Innovations A comparative patent analysis between the leading offshore wind nations: Denmark, England and Germany, has set the German offshore wind industry as a clear frontrunner in the field of innovation. 5MW Offshore Wind Turbine Installed on Jeju Island Hyosung Corporation installed the aeroMaster 5.0 offshore wind […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) achieved revenue of EUR 3.5 billion in 2013 (2012: EUR 3.1 billion). Net profit rose sharply to EUR 366 million (2012: EUR 249 million), partly due to a number of extraordinary items amounting to EUR 97 million post tax. Boskalis intends to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.24 per share […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group Ltd (BMT),  international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced a solid financial performance for the year to 30 September 2013. Although market conditions have been challenging, BMT secured revenues of £163.3m, an increase of 5% year on year, with underlying operating profits of £11.3m, a proportion of which has been distributed […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The Spanish engineering company IDOM has been chosen for detail engineering of the Langlee generator system, to continue the concept studies by the Norwegian companies NEBB and Scana. NEBB and Scana both have a long track record within offshore engineering, NEBB within subsea electro and control systems, Scana is specialized in bearings and gasket solutions […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Cable manufacturer, Prysmian, has reported net profit of EUR 135 million for the first nine months of 2014, which is 25.1% lower comparing to the same period last year. “The results for the first nine months of 2014 show generally stable profitability, excluding the adverse impact of the Western Link project,” explains CEO Valerio Battista. […]

  • 1 August 2012

    To date, 2012 was a record year for renewable energies in Germany. During the first six months of this year they exceeded for the first time the 25-percent mark. According to first estimations of the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft – BDEW) renewable energies amounting to 67.9 billion […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Technology service provider HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) announced results of their latest audited accounts for year ending 30 October 2014 to coincide with their reselection as one of UK Trade and Investment’s (UKTI) Export Champions for 2015. Within the financial year, HiDef tripled the number of overseas markets it was active in, export sales […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite difficult market conditions, RWE AG had a good financial year in 2012. The energy company achieved an EBITDA of EUR 9.3 billion and an operating result of EUR 6.4 billion – both up 10% on the previous year and therefore higher than the outlook published in March 2012. Revenue increased to EUR 53.2 billion. […]

  • 24 April 2012

    A new poll commissioned by Scottish Renewables has revealed 71 percent of people in Scotland support wind power as part of their energy mix. The results come ahead of Donald Trump’s appearance at the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee inquiry into renewable energy targets on Wednesday (25 April). The YouGov poll which surveyed […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The E.ON Group’s businesses performed as anticipated in the first quarter of 2014. Owing to a continued difficult business and regulatory environment and in the wake of divestments, E.ON’s EBITDA declined by 12 percent year on year to €3.2 billion, its underlying net income by 13 percent to €1.2 billion. By contrast, operating cash flow […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Commenting on 2010 renewables output figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change, Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said:  “The figures show that even in an exceptionally dry and calm year, renewables still met over 30 per cent of the annual demand for electricity from every home and business in Scotland. […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Global investments in renewable energy rebounded strongly last year, registering a solid 17% increase to $270 Billion in 2014 after two years of declines and brushing aside the challenge from sharply lower crude oil prices. According to UNEP’s 9th annual Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015, prepared by the Frankfurt School – UNEP collaborating Centre for Climate and […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senvion total revenues increased 6.6% to EUR 1,926 million in the FY2014/15 compared to the previous year. Total performance increased from EUR 1,845 million in FY2013/14 to EUR 1,999 million in FY2014/15, an 8.3% increase year on year. Adjusted EBITDA for FY2014/15 was EUR 155 million, an increase of 6.2% from the EUR 146 million adjusted EBITDA […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa fulfilled 2011 guidance in terms of volume, profitability and financial soundness. It also maintained profitable growth, supported by its globalisation strategy (which enables it to leverage growth in emerging markets and diversify market risks) and a rigorous efficiency programme, which led to double-digit growth in its key operating figures. The company also maintained margins […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    NKT’s revenue increased by 1,153 mDKK to 15,604 mDKK – the highest level in the history of NKT. Nilfisk-Advance and Photonics Group realised organic growth in revenue of 8% and 16% respectively, surpassing even the 2010 growth rates,  while NKT Cables exceeded last year’s organic growth in revenue by only 1%. The operational EBITDA for […]

  • 10 September 2013

    Electricity generation from wind turbines and solar panels across Canada dropped more than 14% in the first five months of this year, according to Statistics Canada. For the January-to-June period, the output from windfarms was 4,032,649 MWh and 127,507 MWh from solar PV, notes CANSIM table127-0002 on electric power statistics. This compares with 4,712,058 MWh […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind and marine energy industries, has welcomed the publication of a new Government survey which confirms that public support for wind energy remains overwhelmingly high. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published an update of its Public Attitudes Tracker, showing that 77% of people support […]

  • 1 March 2013

     It’s official – statistics just released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change show a massive leap in the amount of clean electricity being generated for British homes, businesses and factories by wind power. DECC says wind energy output increased by 33% in 2012 compared to the previous year, due to the extra capacity […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    A new poll released on January 17 shows a growing number of Maryland voters and a strong majority – 72 percent – , across all political and geographic subgroups, support investing in the development of offshore wind power. These results represent an 8% increase since similar polling was conducted in December 2011. “With popularity increasing […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The additional 2.4 billion budgeted for renewable energy by the new Dutch Rutte II cabinet should be sufficient to realise 16% renewable energy in 2020. This calls for a balanced development of renewable heat, green gas and renewable electricity. The previous cabinet focused on renewable heat as a cost-effective technique. If the new cabinet is […]