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  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Commenting on the announcement that the Scottish Government has given the go-ahead to a major offshore wind farm development in the Outer Moray Firth, Bertie Armstrong, Chief Executive of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation said: “Obviously, we would much prefer it if there was no interference in the traditional activities of our fishing fleet in harvesting […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Statnett and National Grid have signed an agreement to confirm their plans to develop an electricity interconnector between Norway and the UK with a goal to have it operational by 2020. The North Sea Network (NSN) project is a key to further development of the North-European power grid, and of high priority to the companies. […]

  • 26 February 2013

    Plans for a new harbor within Grimsby’s Royal Dock, which will be used by the Danish energy giant Dong Energy, have been revealed, reports Grimsby Telegraph. Dong already announced that it is planning to come to Grimsby to construct Westermost Rough windfarm and to conduct operations and maintenance from this port. This EUR 1 Billion […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ireland’s state owned electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of renewable energy marine services related to offshore wind farms.

  • 25 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Port of Roenne has welcomed Danish government’s plan to make the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea an energy island, facilitating the connection of 2 GW of offshore wind capacity. “We are pleased that Bornholm has been appointed by the Government to become an energy island, that a 2 GW offshore wind farm is […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), a new Scottish company in the offshore wind market, is planning to participate in the ScotWind leasing round. RIDG has revealed it is working towards the next round of offshore wind in Scotland due to be launched by The Crown Estate Scotland after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Government has approved the onshore planning application for the Inch Cape offshore wind project. Inch Cape Offshore Ltd (ICOL) submitted the planning application in principle to East Lothian Council in March last year proposing the former Cockenzie Power Station site as the new location for the project’s onshore substation. The application and supporting Environmental Impact […]

  • 12 October 2011

      As the AWEA Offshore Windpower Conference and Exhibition kicks off today, many companies, research centers and interest groups… By Matthew Allen (renewableenergyworld) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyworld, October 12, 2011

  • 20 May 2014

    Adverse weather frequently delays offshore operations, creating substantial commercial risk. The nascent marine energy sector feels the impact of this risk keenly and, Mojo Maritime has found that understanding how to mitigate this risk is not a simple matter. Mojo Maritime’s planning software tool Mermaid (Marine Economic Risk Management Aid) has been created through years of hard earned […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A mutually acceptable solution has been achieved over a balance of interests and a new social plan amid constructive negotiations between the management and the union of Cuxhaven Steel Construction CSC. The operational tasks of the CSC for the BARD Offshore 1 will be completed by 31 October 2012. The BARD group is still in […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities

    The Planning Inspectorate issued a report of recommendation to the Secretary of State for the proposed Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The Secretary of State now has three months to make a decision on this proposal. The 90MW Burbo Bank offshore wind farm currently comprises 25 wind turbines, located in the Liverpool Bay at […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Svea Vind Offshore, a recently established Swedish company, plans to build six new wind farms off the coasts of Gävle and Oxelösund in Sweden.

  • 23 January 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Marine Scotland has awarded a contract to ABPmer to prepare the necessary scoping documents to support the development of floating wind and/ or other possible deep water technologies in Scottish waters. 

  • 30 January 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    The State of New York has released the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan, which will guide the development of 2.4GW of offshore wind by 2030.

  • 11 June 2012

    Jersey’s Environment Department is planning to install masts on offshore reefs at the Minquiers and Ecrehous, according to the BBC. The 10 meter masts will measure the power of the wind in those areas. Even though there are no plans for wind farm development near the reefs, marine biologist Nic Jouault voiced his concern about […]

  • 30 March 2012

    As reported by China daily, it appears that Norway is about to get its first full-scale offshore wind power plant, Havsul I. In September 2009 the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy granted a licence to Vestavind Offshore, to carry out the project which is expected to bring electricity to around 50,000 households. Havsul I is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Austria-based lifting solutions provider Palfinger AG intends to make a takeover bid for all of the shares in Norwegian Bergen-headquartered TTS Group ASA via its subsidiary Palfinger Marine GmbH. For every share traded on the Oslo Stock Exchange, a cash amount of NOK 5.60 would be offered, Palfinger said. Subject to a positive outcome of the […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aquamarine Power has delayed its plan to install 40 to 50 wave energy converters off the west coast of Lewis, Scotland, and is looking to focus on production of components for shared use in the wave energy industry, The Herald writes.  The company has put the plan on hold for five years, citing technical issues […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Navitus Bay Development Limited has submitted an alternative proposal for fewer turbines that will be further from the Coast. The examining authority for the Navitus Bay Wind Park Application recently set out a number of written questions and requests for information. A question aimed at Navitus Bay Development Limited (the Applicant) asked whether it was […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Authorities

    The deadline for the UK House of Commons or the House of Lords to pass annulment resolutions against the Special Procedure Order (SPO) on Able’s Marine Energy Park (AMEP) elapsed on May 10. The petitions against the SPO now stand referred to a Joint Committee, and members of the Committee will be announced shortly.  The UK […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Wavebob Ltd is planing to raise 10 Million Euros by the end of March, Bloomberg reports. Waves with the best energy profile are typically found in deep offshore waters, such as the west coast of Europe and the US. Wavebob is optimized to capture the power from waves with this profile. There are already some […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has temporarily withdrawn the planning application for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, which it submitted on December 14. The energy company sent a letter to the Planning Inspectorate on January 2, which is published on the Inspectorate’s website, expressing its wish to withdraw the application at this stage and the intention to resubmit it […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Authorities

    The UK Planning Inspectorate accepted offshore wind developer, Forewind’s second development consent order application for the Dogger Bank Zone. The application for the 2.4 gigawatt (GW) Dogger Bank Teesside A&B development comes eight months after Forewind submitted its first application, for the 2.4GW Dogger Bank Creyke Beck proposal, which is almost half-way through the examination […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Authorities

    A public information meeting on offshore wind energy will be held on April 13 in San Luis Obispo, California. The meeting will see the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) joining the State of California in sharing information on current planning activities for possible offshore wind development off the coast of California.

  • 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 […]