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  • 25 July 2013

    Sustainable economic growth that is sensitive to the environment is at the centre of draft management plans that will form the future National Marine Plan. A joint marine consultation has been launched today that will help decide how Scotland’s seas are managed in the future. The joint consultation includes: Scotland’s first National Marine Plan which […]

  • 29 July 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Hexicon AB, a Swedish clean tech company specializing in the design of off-shore platforms for wind and wave power, is continuing the development of a renewable energy solution for Malta together with the local subsidiary Hexicon Malta Ltd and in close cooperation with Maltese authorities. The project is independent of and thereby unaffected by the European […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    The biggest European automaker, Volkswagen, plans to invest almost one billion euros ($1.44 billion) in renewable energies over the …   (economictimes) [mappress] Source: economictimes, August 26, 2011

  • 20 May 2011
    Grid Connection

    Germany is planning an energy superhighway from north to south to connect its growing wind energy supply with high energy demand regions. Both onshore and offshore wind energy is so far generated primarily in northern Germany, whereas energy consumption is highest in southern and western regions. Today, more wind power is produced in Germany than […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Vineyard Wind has revealed the plans to transform Bridgeport in Connecticut into an offshore wind hub as part of its proposed Park City Wind project. As reported earlier, Vineyard Wind submitted the proposal to develop the up to 1.2GW offshore wind project in response to Connecticut’s recent Request for Proposals (RfP). The company stated it is committed to […]

  • 12 June 2015

    A consultation is being launched on a plan that will be used to guide development activity in the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters. Members of the public will soon have the opportunity to give feedback on the draft plan. The Marine Spatial Plan has been developed by a working group that includes Marine Scotland, Orkney […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Vattenfall has ordered a full Mermaid system license for the strategic planning of its offshore wind farm operations from James Fisher Marine Services, part of James Fisher and Sons plc.  Mermaid provides increased understanding of the impact of weather and tidal forces on a project’s schedule to companies involved in marine operations, JFMS said. By simulating marine […]

  • 3 September 2015

    UK planning inspectors will host a meeting today about the plans to install 40-mile onshore cable. About 200 landowners would be affected by 60-meter wide trench which would host a cables connecting Triton Knoll offshore wind farm to the grid at Bicker Fen, writes ITV. “The preliminary meeting is procedural and it is for the […]

  • 20 October 2015

    Europe’s ocean energy industry will meet with key political leaders at a high level summit in Dublin today to present a game plan for commercialising the ocean energy sector. The summit marks the start of the two-day Ocean Energy Europe Conference & Exhibition. “With leading companies, world class research facilities and great offshore resources, Ireland […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission today announced a € 315 billion Investment Plan to get Europe growing again and get more people back to work. The EC will create new European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) to mobilise these funds over the course of three years. The Fund will be set up in partnership with the European […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The REA praised the Government’s East Marine Plans, approved by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson and published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The Inshore and Offshore East Marine Plans are the first two of 11 Marine Plans the Government intends to complete by 2021. These will eventually set planning guidance for sustainable development in all […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    At the direction of President Obama and after an unprecedented outreach effort, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States. The proposal will protect public health, move the United States toward a cleaner […]

  • 16 June 2014

    Maryport-based company, MPM North West, has submitted an application for planning permission to test their wave paddle technology in waters off Maryport. Their wave paddle, which can produce electricity and conduct desalination of water, has already undergone initial trials. The testing of small prototype models in wave tanks and computer modeling has been conducted in […]

  • 9 June 2014

    Chinese government plans to install three test energy parks offshore its coast by 2016, according to China Daily. The government plans to develop a 300-kilowatt wave farm in Zhuhai, Guangdong province and a tidal farm with the capacity of 1 megawatt or more in  Zhoushan, Zhejiang province. The third project will be in Weihai, Shandong […]

  • 14 October 2014

    The UK Planning Inspectorate is holding the first open floor hearing for the Navitus Bay offshore wind farm in Bournemouth. In six open floor sessions, 84 speakers will comment on the offshore wind proposal and after each session the applicant will have an opportunity to respond. Due to the high level of interest, each interested party that has […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Holland Home of Wind Energy (HHWE) the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( and Consulate General of the Netherlands in Guangzhou are organising an offshore wind mission to Guangdong and Fujian, China in May.

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted plans to finance the Greater Changhua offshore wind projects by capital contributions from the Ørsted Group combined with debt capital sourced from local Taiwanese financial institutions.

  • 28 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Plans to build a 100-mile subsea cable could spur development of renewable energy, reports the Aol Energy news portal. If the grid proves that it can take more renewable energy than the currently assumed, it would give a huge boost to offshore wind development along the U.S. East Coast. The proposed system would be able […]

  • 30 March 2012

    ReneweableUK, the trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has warmly welcomed announcement by the wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa that it plans to build a huge manufacturing base in the UK, employing more than 800 people. Blades and nacelles, which include the key components to generate electricity in offshore wind turbines, will […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Scottish Enterprise has welcomed decision by Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa that it has chosen Leith as its preferred location for its new UK manufacturing plant.  Scottish Enterprise chief executive, Lena Wilson, said: “Scotland’s strength in offshore wind is key to Gamesa’s decision to identify Leith as its preferred wind turbine manufacturing location. The inward […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new era is coming for offshore wind in Europe. Investments in this industry are going to double in next ten years. It is the fastest rising industry at the moment. In 2010, approximately USD 82 billion investments in wind industry were recorded. There is a plan to reach USD 140 billion by 2020 and […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Iran plans to design floating wind turbines to provide power for islands, said the Head of National Institute for Oceanography of Iran Saeed…   (isna) [mappress] Source: isna, December 02, 2011

  • 22 September 2011

    Scottish & Southern Energy Plc (SSE) may drop out of an alliance with GDF Suez SA and Iberdrola SA to build nuclear reactors in northern… By Kari Lundgren (bloomberg) [mappress] Source: bloomberg, September 22, 2011

  • 10 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Islanders are being invited to view the proposals for offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea. Centrica Renewable Energy, the company which… [mappress] Source: iomtoday, March 08, 2010;

  • 7 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The planed project in the Aberdeen Bay could give a blow to Trump’s anti-wind intentions due to the fact that the development companies have announced great interest of manufacturers in the project, reports Business Green news portal. Namely, Vattenfall, Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) and Technip confirmed they have signed Memoranda of Understanding with six […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa plans to expand its nacelle assembly facility in Taichung to form a regional offshore wind nacelle industrial hub together with Taiwan-based suppliers. The first project to be supported by the broader manufacturing plant will be the 300 MW Hai Long 2 project, the turbine manufacturer said. The expansion is subject to certain conditions […]