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  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    After last year proved to be above expectations for HSH Nordbank’s Renewables business division, the bank wants to build on this success in 2013 and further expand the business. HSH Nordbank is one of Germany’s leading financiers in this segment. “We have supported about 20 new projects in the past year. The volume of our […]

  • 29 March 2013
    R&D

    The plans for construction of a subsea technology center have been welcomed by NOF Energy’s CEO George Rafferty, informs The Northern Echo. He welcomed the decision to build the Neptune National Center in the North-East on the River Tyne in Newcastle. “The region has one of the most vibrant subsea sectors in the UK made […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Plans have been released for the world’s first, purpose-built, tidal lagoon power plant that will be capable of generating electricity equivalent to Swansea’s entire domestic consumption. The proposed 250MW power plant will produce predictable, baseload electricity for 16 hours each day, using both the ebb and flood tides. It will save over 200,000 tonnes of […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    PNE WIND AG intends to issue corporate bonds in the first half of 2013 amounting to EUR 100 million on the Prime Standard segment of the Deutsche Börse (German Stock Exchange). PNE WIND AG intends to use the proceeds to fund both organic and inorganic future growth. To this extent, the planned issuance of the […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Wirral Council is proposing to buy a site on Campbeltown Road in Birkenhead, which has been assigned for a project to meet the offshore wind supply chain demand, Liverpool Echo informs. The four-acre site is situated next to the Cammell Laird site that currently has operations and maintenance sites at Liverpool Docks and Mostyn. The […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Technology

    Hitachi Zosen Corp. plans to install floating offshore wind turbines in Japanese waters as soon as possible, reports Bloomberg. The industrial machinery maker signed a cooperation agreement with a Norwegian oil and gas company, Statoil ASA. The agreement also included a feasibility study for floating offshore wind turbines. Statoil deployed the world’s first full-scale floating […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, announced a capital raising via a Share Purchase Plan (SPP) to raise up to $6 million. The SPP will allow all eligible Carnegie shareholders to purchase between $3,000 and $15,000 worth of shares in Carnegie at 3.2 cents per share. Based on the share price at the close […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) have announced an agreement that will further protect endangered North Atlantic right whales during the construction of the Block Island Wind Farm. After extensive discussions with CLF, Deepwater Wind has agreed to voluntarily adjust its planned construction period to minimize potential impacts to migrating North Atlantic Right Whales. […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Technology

    Belgium is on track to solve issues of storing surplus electricity generated from offshore wind by building an artificial island in the North Sea. It would be located 3 km off the coast near the town of Wenduine and built in shape of a doughnut, where excess energy would be stored by pumping water out […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The publicly listed European construction group STRABAG SE postpones its planned investments in the field of gravity-based foundations technology for offshore wind until further notice. The company had planned to spend several hundred million euros over the next few years on the construction of a factory and of special ships to transport self-developed concrete gravity […]

  • 11 January 2013

    From the 1st February, members of the public are being given an opportunity to view and comment on the latest plans for the proposed wind park off the Dorset coast. Navitus Bay Development Limited (Navitus Bay) has said throughout that it is committed to hearing the views of the local community and so far has […]

  • 13 December 2012

    Gills Harbour Ltd. has welcomed MeyGen’s decision to use a purpose-built catamaran for their project between the mainland and Stroma, writes John O’Groat Journal. Namely, MeyGen is planning to install 400 electricity-generating turbines in the Inner Sound. For this project they primarily wanted to use a 15,000 tonne support ship, but later reconsidered to use […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Plans have been unveiled to open a Studio School on the Isle of Wight. The school will be the first of its kind on the Island and cater for up to 300 14 to 19-year-olds from September 2014. The plans, submitted by Southampton Studio School Academy Trust, are subject to approval by the Department for […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Authorities

    India is planning to become number one in wind power generation, writes India TV news portal. In order to do so, the country is considering installation of offshore wind turbines. This was announced at the “Wind Power India 2012” conference by Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah who said: “We are also thinking […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Asia’s largest developer of wind farms, China Longyuan Power, plans to increase its offshore generating capacity from existing 182MW to 1,000MW by 2015, the company secretary Jia Nansong is cited by Power Engineering news portal as saying. Though this move is technically challenging and requires considerable amounts of financing, the company plans to use half […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Authorities

    China’s State Oceanic Administration released a statement on Wednesday, which unveils plans for development of marine economy projects in Shandong Province. The province is planning to have 100 marine economy projects that will use marine resources such as wind power, seawater and tides in a sustainable way and 30 pilot zones by the end of […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Grid Connection

    National Grid, an international electricity and gas company, has faced opposition in their intention to install electricity pylons across North Wales, BBC informs. Namely, the grid would connect Horizon’s proposed nuclear power station at Wylfa of up to 3.6 gigawatts (GW), together with 2 GW of offshore Irish Sea wind energy being proposed by Celtic […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    A planned wind farm off the Nantasket Beach in Hull, which would comprise four or five wind turbines that could produce enough electricity to power the entire town, seems to be unfeasible. According to the latest report, conducted by Al Pereira and presented to the town officials, this project would be too expensive and its […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Centrica and Dong Energy consortium, Celtic Array, will hold public meetings regarding the proposed wind farm in the Irish Sea. The public information days will kick off today on Anglesey, BBC writes. Rhiannon Wind Farm will be located approximately 19km from Anglesey with total capacity of up to 2.2GW, which is enough to power about […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Authorities

    Leo Brincat, Labour Party Spokesperson for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change of Malta, said that the operators in the renewable energy sector have doubts on the Government’s plans for wind energy, as it is now focused on solar power. Mr. Brincat said that the Government’s focus on solar energy is related to seemingly […]

  • 14 November 2012

    Boston hosted an offshore wind energy public meeting on Tuesday, writes Cape Cod Times. The main topic was deployment of the wind turbines off Massachusetts. According to the officials, area off Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket could be leased by 2013 with the obligation to submit construction and operations plans by 2018, having 20 years more […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Authorities

    The process for development of wave, tidal and wind power off the Oregon coast continues through updating the state’s Territorial Sea Plan and holding public forums, with the last one held in Astoria on November 7. The state’s public forums have shown the concerns on preserving the natural beauty of the coast, which many people […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Authorities

    The Oregon Department of Land Conservation(ODLC) is planning an amendment to the Oregon Territorial Sea Plan, which will include specification of areas for development of marine renewable energy. So far, the proposed sites include offshore areas of Langlois, Gold Beach, Lakeside, Reedsport, Waldport, Newport and Pacific City. Several more will be selected before voting on […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    National Grid has outlined plans to connect new sources of electricity generation in Cumbria to the national power network by creating a ‘North West Coast Power Ring’. The company has been asked to provide a connection into the electricity transmission system for the proposed new 3.2 GW nuclear power station, Moorside, near Sellafield in West […]

  • 31 October 2012

    The Dutch government has set goals to attain 16% of energy from renewables by 2020, and 100% by 2050. The way they are trying to achieve this is by increasing the fund for renewable energy to EUR 400 million. The grant will be financed by taxes on electricity and natural gas, whereas the companies would […]