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  • 17 November 2014

    Plans for a quarry in the Lizard, which will aid in the development of Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, are advancing. Earlier this year, Shire Oak Energy revealed its plans to reopen Dean Quarry near St Keverne, saying that it would extract at least 1.5 million tons of material in the first year. Following the meeting with […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Over the next four years, Statkraft is planning green investments both in Norway and abroad. A proposal by the Norwegian Government to bolster Statkraft SF’s equity by NOK 5 billion (around EUR 552 million) was adopted by the Norwegian Parliament on December 11, 2014. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries will also reduce its overall […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Vessels

    CTruk held an informal launch event at its new Colne Estuary site on The Hythe, East Colchester yesterday. The company will use the old Fieldgates site on Haven Road to build the larger vessels required for offshore wind farm projects further out to sea and will move some production activity over in January 2015. CTruk’s […]

  • 16 March 2010
    R&D

    The problem with wind power is that is cannot always be relied upon. The wind—and other transient, environmental energy sources such as… [mappress] Source: economist, March 15, 2010;

  • 21 January 2011

    Plans to explore linking up green energy projects in the North, Baltic and Irish Seas were backed by Prime Minister David Cameron today as part of the UK-Baltic-Nordic Summit held in London. The Prime Minister announced that Energy Ministers will work together through the North Seas Offshore Grid Initiative and share experience with Ministers in […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Swansea’s proposed new tidal lagoon could have greater potential than just electricity generation. Selwyn’s Penclawdd Seafoods, who specialises in cockle and laverbread production, is looking to develop a seaweed farm within the lagoons sea walls. “I was looking at ways of revamping the laverbread market and went out to Japan,” Ashley Jones, owner of Selwyn’s, said […]

  • 16 January 2014

    International renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, has confirmed plans to expand its Planning & Development service offering globally by introducing local experts in its Irish Headquarters in Dublin. Opened almost 12 months ago by Minister for Communications Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte TD, Natural Power’s Irish office has delivered a range construction services to […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boralex is planning to sell its interest in the Dunkirk offshore wind project in France to its Vents de Dunkerque consortium partners if the bid is successful. Boralex said that, following a review amid changes in the tender’s competitive conditions and risk profile, its interest in the consortium no longer satisfies the company’s investment criteria. […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    German engineering giant, Siemens, submitted detailed planning applications for a turbine production and installation plant in Hull to the city council. The plan comprises two sites which include the Green Port Hull project construction, assembly and service facility and a new rotor blade manufacturing facility in nearby Paull, in East Riding. This follows a recent […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Donald Trump arrived in Aberdeen yesterday and once again vowed to fight European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, the STV news site writes. Mr. Trump has been leading a battle against the EOWDC for years, saying that it would ruin the view from his golf course at Menie. He said that the work […]

  • 12 March 2015

    Minesto has welcomed EU’s new strategy for a resilient Energy Union with a forward-looking climate change policy. “An important and necessary step to speed up the process to reach a sustainable future,” said Minesto’s CEO, Anders Jansson. The European Commission has published its strategy to reboot the EU’s energy policy. The report identifies ocean energy […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) intends to offer shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering which will be subject to market and other conditions. Roth Capital Partners is acting as the sole manager for the offering. OPT will use raised funds for capital expenditures, and general business purposes, including additional development, testing and […]

  • 2 December 2013

     Going offshore could be the answer for wind energy hiccups as getting planning permission for onshore wind farms becomes harder. Solicitors Coles Miller warn that it’s getting harder to find onshore sites that are not covered by some form of planning protection. Even though the offshore wind is one of the solutions, it also faces […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Able UK has today warmly welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron’s description of its plans for a multi-million Marine Energy Port on the South Bank of the Humber as a ‘very important investment’ and his promise to look at the issue of finalising a decision on the development. Mr Cameron was responding to a question in […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Authorities

    China’s State Oceanic Administration released a statement on Wednesday, which unveils plans for development of marine economy projects in Shandong Province. The province is planning to have 100 marine economy projects that will use marine resources such as wind power, seawater and tides in a sustainable way and 30 pilot zones by the end of […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Dong Energy gave a presentation to Cumbria County Council’s local committee for Barrow, about the new offshore wind farm in this area, writes Evening Mail news portal. Three options are being reviewed for the expansion in the area of the Irish Sea, which would equal the size of the Isle of Man, those being: building […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Siemens submitted further reserved matters planning application for its Green Port Hull project, developed in partnership with Associated British Ports (ABP), to Hull City Council’s Planning Department on March 27. The new application confirms the company’s plan to build wind turbine blade manufacturing, assembly and servicing facilities at Alexandra Dock, instead of the originally planned […]

  • 14 September 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Suzlon is planning to open a research and development centre in China as part of its aim to increase operations in the country.Tanti also… (windpowermonthly) [mappress] Source: windpowermonthly, September 14, 2010;

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities

    Indonesian Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said has revealed the country’s plans to pursue marine energy development as a central part of the government’s marine centered development policy, Jakarta Post reported. “[The use of] waves and currents to generate power will be part of our effort to encourage the use of renewable energy. Marine natural resources will […]

  • 6 June 2012

    RWE npower renewables, the developer of the proposed Atlantic Array offshore wind farm, is still facing objections in North Devon regarding the number of turbines and their size. The campaigning group Slay the Array, claims that RWE’s recent announcement about minimising the initially planned number of turbines was a strategy to make the public think […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    One of the leading energy economists has slammed Scottish plans to go 100 percent renewable by 2020, writes the Daily Record news portal. Namely, professor of energy policy at the University of Oxford, Dieter Helm said that it is not logical from the economic standpoint for Scotland to be reliant on renewable energy such as […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    German transmission system operators 50Hertz, Amprion, TenneT and TransnetBW have submitted the first drafts of the onshore and offshore network expansion plans (NEP and O-NEP) covering the period up to 2035 to the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA).

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    German construction group Hochtief is very likely to sell its offshore division, according to German newspaper Wirtschaftswoche and the Handelsblatt. Company’s spokesman did not confirm this, explaining that their final decision is conditioned by political developments. This probably means that the decision depends on the ongoing coalition talks between the CDU / CSU (Christian Democratic […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has revealed early plans for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm, including its decision to bury around 50km of onshore transmission cables under ground. After coming to an agreement with National Grid, Vattenfall plans to bring power from the 1.8GW offshore wind farm, located 47km offshore at its nearest point, to the shore between Bacton […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Taiwanese government watchdog, Control Yuan, has issued a report which is said to point to a number of shortcomings in the country’s offshore wind development plan, according to local media.

  • 21 October 2013

     A Russian company is planning to build a tidal power plant at Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland, writes the Belfast Telegraph. Based on the Kisloguskaya scheme in Russia, the tidal power plant would consist of a dam that will have a road on top, linking Ards Peninsula and Strangford. The plant would have a total capacity […]