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  • 8 December 2011

    A SPECIALIST engineering group behind a ground-breaking £150 million green energy development is supporting the Humber Renewables Awards 2012. The Spencer Group has been announced as sponsor of the Engaging the Community category in the awards, which take place in March. Nominations are now being taken for the accolades, which will mark the success of […]

  • 16 November 2011

    SMALL scale hydro developer Green Highland Renewables has appointed a new managing director. The Perth company said Ian Cartwright has been brought in to oversee the next phase of its development. Cartwright was the founder of J S Cartwright and Company, which he sold to Scottish Hydro Contracting in 1999 in a s1 million deal. […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Technology

    Vestas will be supplying a V164-7.0 MW turbine, which is a dedicated offshore wind turbine designed specifically for the harsh conditions at sea. DONG Energy’s total investment in the establishment of the test site will amount to approx. 32 mio. Euros. The V164-7.0 MW turbine is scheduled for installation in 2013 at the demonstration site, […]

  • 14 October 2011

      Natural Power’s marine renewables team have been working with Shetland Islands Council over the past 12 months to map their marine renewable resources as a follow on to the Council’s successful Marine Spatial Planning exercise and are looking forward to publishing the results in the spring of 2011. Building on their successful resource modelling […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    The growth in off-shore wind farms has helped environmental consultancy APEM achieve rapid growth in the last year. The Stockport-based company’s turnover jumped 48 per cent to £4.3m last year and it is set to repeat the feat with revenues of £6.1m this year. The success has seen the company open two new offices in […]

  • 27 September 2011

      A tidal power company has asked federal regulators for permission to test its power generation system in Maine.   (Associated Press) [mappress] Source: Associated Press, September 27, 2011

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      AN ENERGY company developing a North Sea wind farm has signalled its commitment to local contractors by becoming the latest member of a networking organisation. RWE npower renewables, which is responsible for the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm project, has demonstrated a wish to meet suppliers across the Humber and Lincolnshire areas through its […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      E.ON is moving to the next stage of its planned 665MW Rampion wind farm off the Sussex coast. The company, is also a partner in the London Array which will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm when complete, has applied for permission to put a 100m mast on the proposed Rampion site and […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

       It has recently been reported that planning permissions which result in approvals for wind farms have dropped 50%. Meg Hillier is Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and has responded to the report stating: “The poor success rate in wind farms receiving planning permission is disappointing.” “It highlights the need for […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

      Vattenfall, Technip and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), the joint venture (JV) partners behind a cutting edge Wind Deployment Centre in Scottish waters – the 11-wind turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen Bay – have submitted their consent application to Marine Scotland. The application seeks permission for work to commence on […]

  • 21 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind power could be on its way to Guernsey after permission was granted to erect a monitoring station at Chouet headland. The equipment will test the wind speed on the coast and compare it with the airport to see if wind turbines would be viable. Commerce and Employment agriculture and environment adviser Andrew Casebow […]

  • 31 May 2011

    A company granted permission to operate New Zealand’s first tidal power plant says it will not obey a cultural ban put in place by local…   (radionz) [mappress] Source: radionz, May 31, 2011

  • 18 May 2011
    R&D

    In a groundbreaking move a tidal turbine is to be installed alongside the HQS WELLINGTON which is moored at Temple Steps in the heart of London. The former Royal Navy sloop, owned and operated by the WELLINGTON Trust, a maritime heritage and educational charity, is home to the Honourable Company of Master Mariners and special […]

  • 17 May 2011

    Vattenfall has formed a joint venture company, Aegir Wave Power, together with the Scottish wave power technology company Pelamis Wave Power. The company has today obtained authorisation to continue development of an area close to the Shetland Islands for wave power generation. Aegir, in which Vattenfall owns a 51% share, has been working to develop […]

  • 22 February 2011

    More good news for engineering graduates considering jobs in the renewable energy sector. Planning permission has been granted for the new… (targetjobs) [mappress] Source: targetjobs, February 22, 2011

  • 21 February 2011
    R&D

    Natural Power’s marine renewables team have been working with Shetland Islands Council over the past 12 months to map their marine renewable resources as a follow on to the Council’s successful Marine Spatial Planning exercise and are looking forward to publishing the results in the spring of 2011. Building on their successful resource modelling work […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Energy giant E.on got planning permission for a massive 230-MW offshore wind farm, the Humber Gateway wind farm, last week in the UK. (cleantechnica) [mappress] Source: cleantechnica , February 16, 2011

  • 14 February 2011

    Natural Power’s marine renewables team have been working with Shetland Islands Council over the past 12 months to map their marine renewable resources as a follow on to the Council’s successful Marine Spatial Planning exercise and are looking forward to publishing the results in the spring of 2011. Building on their successful resource modelling work […]

  • 9 February 2011
    Authorities

    The Yorkshire and Humber region could benefit from jobs and investment as E.on was granted permission to construct a 230MW wind farm off the coast of Humberside. Chris Huhne, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change said: “Offshore wind not only provides clean, green, secure energy, the investment that comes with it is great […]

  • 20 October 2010
    Authorities

    The backers of a €3 billion wind farm proposed for the Irish Sea have said it is ready to be built “tomorrow” if they get permission from… By Tim O’Brien (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes, October 20, 2010;

  • 20 October 2010
    R&D

    The world market for wind turbines saw robust growth in the first half of the year 2010, with approximately 16 Gigawatt of new capacity added worldwide. Again China represents the by far largest market and added 7800 MW within only six months, reaching total installations of almost 34 Gigawatt. The USA, still number one in […]

  • 27 September 2010
    Technology

    AVEVA Group plc (LSE:AVV) one of the world’s leading providers of engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, today announced the release of the first 64-bit versions of its powerful visualisation and design communication technologies. This enables designers to take advantage of the greatly increased processing power of the […]

  • 23 August 2010
    R&D, Technology

    As the Government increases its efforts to curb carbon emissions from the power generation sector, Costain is aiming to win a stake in the renewable energy market. Offshore windfarms offer the prospect of more predictable and consistent weather conditions than their onshore counterparts, together with fewer problems in gaining planning permission. However, constructing them in […]

  • 27 May 2010
    Authorities

    There is nothing to suggest that Denmark lags behind other countries as an investment country for offshore wind turbines as Børsen wrote the19 May 2010. Within the last to three years we have commissioned or committed to new wind farms, which more than triples our electricity capacity at sea, Climate and Energy minister Lykke Friis […]

  • 12 May 2010

    After being granted permission for an added 1,000 megawatts of potential electricity production Dong’s UK wind farms can be the world’s…   [mappress] Source: cphpost, May 12, 2010;

  • 12 May 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The Burbo Bank Offshore farm in Liverpool Bay is one of four across the country that have been given permission to expand its area by the…   [mappress] Source: wirralglobe, May 11, 2010;