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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. 

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 17 September 2010
    R&D

    Hopes Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference can attract investors for intrastructure The man charged with delivering a North Sea grid… By Colin Calder (business7) [mappress] Source: business7, September 17, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of Australia’s first offshore wind farm have started environmental assessment process and referred the Star of the South project to state and federal planning and environment ministries.

  • 9 January 2020
    Training & Education

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has revealed plans for a new offshore wind training institute on Long Island. The announcement comes from Cuomo’s 32nd proposal of his 2020 State of the State which includes expanding on New York’s USD 175 million Workforce Development Initiative to meet emerging job demand. The USD 20 million offshore wind […]

  • 12 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Tidal Energy Ltd will unveil the next steps for the DeltaStream Demonstration Project at Ramsey Sound at a public exhibition on 22nd and 23rd November at St Davids City Hall. The Welsh tidal energy company will also introduce plans for a proposed new project at St Davids Head. Assembly and testing of the DeltaStream device […]