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  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    German coordinator for the Maritime Industry and State Secretary for Economy and Energy, Uwe Beckmeyer, yesterday opened the “OffWEA” specialist conference “The Future of Offshore Wind Energy According to the EEG amendment 2014” in Berlin.  The specialist conference was organized by Stiftung Offshore-Windenergie, under the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy’s “Technical support of the Federal Government in developing and implementing […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem has set out proposals to allow £1.1 billion funding for a new subsea link in the north of Scotland. The regulator’s proposal is £173.9 million less than the funding request from Scottish Hydro Electricity Transmission (SHE Transmission) to ensure consumers pay no more than necessary. The new link will connect 1.2GW of new renewable […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Minesto has signed a Letter of Intent with Green Elements, a Chilean company that will develop a commercial plan for Minesto in the South Pacific region of South America. The purpose for 2014 and 2015 is to identify possible sites for electricity production and develop commercially viable projects together with Minesto focusing on private and […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mammoet Europe B.V., based in Schiedam, The Netherlands, has expressed its intention to sell the largest part of its maritime fleet to the Dutch company Hebo Maritiemservice B.V. This decision was made after review of Mammoet’s company portfolio. As Mammoet increases its focus on offshore activities, Mammoet Maritime’s inland activities insufficiently support the company strategy. […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG is building a permanent operation base for its Baltic 2 offshore wind farm at the site of the Rostock power station. From there, EnBW will coordinate service assignments at the wind farm. Along with its own employees that the company will bring there, EnBW will also hire new employees from the […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Taiwan’s state-owned CSBC Corp is planning to enter offshore wind energy market next year, CSBC news site reported. According to chairman Robert Lai, the company will form a marine construction services subsidiary taking full advantage of the expanding industry. The Taiwanese government plans to have 3 GW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2030, which […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    North Coates Flying Club launched a petition to fight SMart Wind’s plans to build work compounds near the Club’s facilities, which would serve the cable-laying work at the Hornsea offshore wind project. The Club explained on its website: “The proposed development by Smart Wind would mean the erection of work compounds at the end of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The final element of the Government’s energy security strategy was confirmed today. Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, announced the amount of electricity generation capacity the Government will procure when it re-introduces a capacity market into the UK later this year. Following detailed recommendations from National Grid, the Government will procure […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) today reported its performance for the financial year to 31st March 2014. GIB committed £668m to 18 green energy projects, more than doubling the number of green projects it backed in its first year. GIB is now the most active investor in the UK’s green economy. An additional […]

  • 12 June 2014

    DP Energy has disclosed its plans for a tidal energy project off Fair Head in Northern Ireland, BBC informs. The company will carry out public consultation before submitting the planning application for the construction of a 100 MW tidal array. DP Energy stated that it is still considering the technology that would be used in […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Authorities

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced it is moving forward with wind energy planning efforts on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore New York. The bureau is publishing a Call for Information and Nominations (Call) to obtain nominations from companies interested in commercial wind energy leases within a proposed area offshore New […]

  • 22 May 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Danish citizens who might be affected by the new Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm and accompanying technical systems that will send the power into the grid, have the opportunity to make their opinions heard until July 29, 2014. On May 20, the Danish Nature Agency (Naturstyrelsen) and the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) published an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has welcomed confirmation that Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and parts of Ipswich have been included in the Government’s final Assisted Area Status (AAS) map. AAS is granted to less prosperous local economies and enables businesses in those areas to benefit from a larger percentage of Government or European funding to […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Faced with reduced funds for German offshore wind energy, Dong Energy has been revising its plans in Germany, with a possibility of scaling them back, writes the German manager magazin online edition. The company’s manager for German offshore business, Trine Borum Bojsen, said that ambitious policy goals are needed for a technology breakthrough to take […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Technology

    LongBay SeaPower, a company based in Devon, has revealed its plans to set up a tidal lagoon worth GBP 2.4 billion between Minehead and West Quantoxhead, as reported by Western Morning News. The company announced the plans at yesterday’s tidal power conference hosted by West Somerset Council. The lagoon would be built as a continuous […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Opponents of the Navitus Bay offshore wind project claim that the project’s developers have given “incomplete, unclear and even misleading information” about the offshore wind farm during the consultation, The Telegraph writes. An application for Navitus Bay, a joint development of Eneco Wind UK Ltd (Eneco) and EDF Energy Renewables, was submitted last week. However, […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    New Bedford officials are fighting against a bill before the Massachusetts Legislature that could, according to them, threaten the plans city has in terms of offshore wind energy, writes the South Coast Today News portal. Namely, the bill would require Massachusetts utilities to collectively purchase 2,000 megawatts of renewable energy. Besides wind energy, both onshore […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Parliament will review plans for the proposed Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) in Humberside. On March 7, Able Humber Ports Limited, deposited two memorials against the two petitions received from Associated British Ports. The Chairman of Committees in the House of Lords and the Chairman of Ways and Means in the House of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Authorities

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published the finalised plans for the East Inshore and Offshore marine areas in England, following approval from the Secretary of State for the Environment. The marine plans – which provide much-needed guidance for sustainable development in English waters – cover the coast and seas from Flamborough Head to Felixstowe. […]

  • 26 March 2014

    Recently, Siemens announced plans for new offshore production facilities in Great Britain worth more than EUR190 million.  Andrew Mill, Chief Executive, Narec commented “The offshore wind industry has enjoyed a record breaking year in terms of new deployment and installed capacity. This latest announcement that Siemens is to invest £160m in wind turbine production and installation facilities […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Industrial Union of Metalworkers from Küste district, IG Metall Küste, and regional organizations of the German Wind Energy Association (BWE) in northern Germany will jointly organize a “warning minute for wind power in Northern Germany”. Workers and management teams of numerous companies will stage a protest walk on Wednesday, 19 March in Berlin, symbolically at […]