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  • 9 March 2012

    SCOTLAND’S world-leading marine and tidal energy development facility, the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), today (Friday, March 9, 2012) announces a major international collaboration to develop Japan’s first marine energy test centre. EMEC has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ocean Energy Association of Japan (OEAJ), with the potential for EMEC to provide advice […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Revving up like the factories across America that make wind turbine components, the WINDPOWER 2012 Conference & Exhibition—the world’s largest annual wind energy event—got under way with a packed schedule of educational sessions, the opening of its giant exhibition and the induction of the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) new board leadership for 2012-2013. The […]

  • 22 September 2016

    Economist Films, part of the renowned magazine The Economist, has produced a documentary investigating how new energy technologies are disrupting the fossil fuel industry. The last part of the documentary shows how the offshore wind technology has advanced and how oil and gas companies are using their offshore expertise to tap into opportunities within the […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    In Europe, offshore wind turbines support 58,000 jobs and generate enough electricity to power 6 million homes. Experts from the offshore wind industry gathered at the Capitol Thursday, June 12, to share lessons learned that could help produce similar results stateside. Organized by the University of Delaware’s Special Initiative on Offshore Wind, which fosters collaboration among […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved today the Group’s consolidated results for the first nine months of 2012. “The nine-month results show an overall stability in sales and above all a marked improvement in profitability, mainly thanks to synergies from the integration with Draka,” explains CEO Valerio Battista . “For the third […]

  • 26 July 2011

    Reportlinker announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. REPORT DESCRIPTION Global wind turbine market, a rapidly growing market segment of global renewable energy, has recorded a double digit annual growth in the past ten years and the market is expected to maintain this growth till 2016 by reinstalling and adding […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Authorities

    The new UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, has reshuffled the cabinet and shut down the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), with the issues formerly dealt with by the DECC now being part of a newly set up Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which will be led by Greg Clark. On his appointment as Secretary […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    E.ON’s transformation is the main topic at the company’s Annual Shareholders Meeting in Essen, Germany. Supervisory Board Chairman Werner Wenning and CEO Johannes Teyssen updated shareholders on the status of the project to divide the company into the future E.ON and a new company, Uniper. Starting in 2016, E.ON will focus on renewables, energy networks, […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Experts from Scotland’s world-leading wave and tidal testing hub the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) are to collaborate with their marine energy counterparts from the Ocean University of China (OUC) in Shandong Province under a new partnership announced by First Minister Alex Salmond. Staff from the Orkney-based facility will assist OUC to develop a wave […]

  • 11 July 2010
    R&D

    A new report on the financial threat posed by Cape Wind to consumers makes it even more clear that Attorney General Martha Coakley is taking the right steps by demanding more answers about the true cost — and true profits — of this beleaguered project. The Attorney General is demanding that Cape Wind and National […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    WindEnergy Hamburg was opened on Monday evening by Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, and Vice-Chancellor of Germany. This is the premiere for WindEnergy at the Hamburg Fair site. “Wind power has established itself worldwide, both as an economically viable industry and as a major element in energy policy,” said Sigmar Gabriel. […]

  • 24 December 2012

    Demand for access to wave and tidal test sites at the European Marine Energy Centre has never been higher as the pioneering Orkney based facility gears up for its tenth anniversary year. All 14 of EMEC’s test berths – at its Billia Croo and Fall of Warness wave and tidal sites – are now contracted […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Authorities

    The Prime Minister David Cameron made the case for clean energy in the UK and globally as he addressed delegates at the Clean Energy Ministerial being held in Central London. Speaking to energy ministers from 23 leading economies, and alongside a series of government and commercial announcements, the Prime Minister said:  “There are huge challenges […]

  • 3 March 2013
    Authorities

    Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney (all D-Del.) introduced the Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act to provide critical financial incentives for investment in offshore wind energy. This legislation would provide the offshore wind industry with enhanced stability by extending investment tax credits for the first 3,000 Megawatts of offshore wind facilities […]

  • 10 December 2012

    In its World Energy Outlook 2012, the IEA (International Energy Agency) forecasts that renewables could “become the world’s second-largest source of power generation by 2015”. Governments throughout the world are trying to increase the share of renewables in their electricity generation portfolio both as a precaution against fluctuating prices for fossil fuels and for environmental […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Authorities

    Energy officials say the high, steady winds off S.C.’s shores could generate enough electricity to power thousands of homes. This will be one of the talking points at tonight’s public forum in Myrtle Beach, focusing on offshore wind energy in S.C. and the economic opportunities that could come with it.  “There is a wealth of […]

  • 7 December 2010

    GL Exchange Forum in Madrid looks at the offshore wind market through the lens of the future. By 2020, the EU aims to get 20% of its electricity produced by wind energy technologies. That number is well within reach, since wind power’s share of total installed capacity has quadrupled in the past 10 years from […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, has published its results for the twelve months ended 31 December 2012 together with its Annual Report.  Andrew Norman, Chief Executive of JDR, said:  “I am delighted to report that JDR has delivered a record performance in 2012, which provides a platform for […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Eight European companies call for a strong 2030 EU climate and energy framework based on mutually reinforcing tools and targets, including an ambitious and legally binding target for the share of renewable energy in the energy mix of more than 30%. Collectively, the group represents 176,000 jobs and over €250 billion annual turnover and is […]

  • 20 July 2016

    Knowing where you are and staying there within a certain degree of accuracy is no longer just a luxury but a necessity in offshore installation and maintenance work. The ability to get men and equipment onto wind turbine installation as and when required during installation or during operation for maintenance is imperative for the economics of cost reduction. For […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sir Roy Gardner, Chairman of the Mainstream Renewable Power’s Board of Directors, last night addressed delegates at the Sustainable Brands Conference in London. In his address he told delegates: “It’s a smart move to replace expensive dirty fuels with cheap clean energy. It’s good for business and good for the environment. It is rightly claimed […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The World Wind Energy Association and the German Wind Energy Association welcome the presence of those 500 participants from 45 countries attending the conference, from wind and all other renewable energy technologies. The conference took place at a time which has brought “Energiewende” – the transformation of the energy system towards renewable energy – on […]

  • 10 November 2010

    Vestas latest turbine wins the Gold Award for Most Innovative Power Technology of the Year award competing with technology across all sources of energy. Vestas latest product offering – the V112-3.0 MW turbine was judged and awarded by independent judges as the “Most Innovative Power Technology of the Year.” in the 2010 Asian Power Awards […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The winners of an annual celebration of business excellence in the Great Yarmouth borough were announced at a trophy presentation ceremony, at the Town Hall, on Friday, November 21. The Spirit of Enterprise Awards, now in its seventh year, is organised by enterpriseGY, Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s business support service, and aims to recognise and raise […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Authorities

    At the 82ndWinter Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was named Vice Chairman for Renewable Energy of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Energy Committee. The Energy Standing Committee is one of eleven Standing Committees that formulate the Conference of Mayors’ positions on important topics and is focused on […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Subsea UK has marked its Aberdeen annual conference and exhibition as the most successful after attracting a record number of visitors reaching over 3,000 at this year’s Subsea 2012 – an increase of 700 on last year. With 130 exhibitors, Subsea UK’s flagship event was described as a “hive of activity” by attendees who developed […]