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  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment

    ScottishPower has become the first integrated energy company in the UK to shift completely from coal and gas generation to wind power, after completing the sale of its traditional generation business to Drax for GBP 702 million.

  • 14 October 2016
    R&D, Technology

    The Hague-based Ampyx Power has appointed Bernard van Hemert as project manager responsible for the research of the offshore application of PowerPlanes, autonomous tethered aircraft that generate wind power at sea, and for the realisation of the commercial prototype AP4. Van Hemert will lead the offshore research that will be carried out in cooperation with research institutes ECN, […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power has issued its results for the second quarter of 2014, stating that the company achieves strong results while continuing to expand portfolio of operating assets.  Northland’s consolidated sales, adjusted EBITDA and operating income for the three months ending June 30, 2014 were significantly higher than the same period of 2013. Second Quarter Highlights: 63% […]

  • 30 March 2011

    Principle Power, Inc, of Seattle is using $1.4 million in funding from the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable… By Mark Higgins (energy) [mappress] Source: energy, March 30, 2011

  • 14 April 2015

    POWER-GEN Europe and its co-located event Renewable Energy World Europe launched the POWER-GEN Confidence Index – a pan European study of the region’s power market which will allow power generation industry practitioners from across Europe to have their say on the industry. The results will be launched in September 2015, and they will allow key […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Technology

    Eco Wave Power has received an official recognition as “Pioneering Device” by Dr. Bracha Halaf, the Israeli Chief Scientist on behalf of the Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources. In accordance with a Governmental decision, Dr. Halaf approved that EWP’s wave energy power station is a pioneering technology in the wave energy field. This […]

  • 6 February 2014

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has given the go ahead to Principle Power for the wind energy project offshore Coos Bay, Oregon, having determined that there was no other competitive interest in the area. Principle Power is required to submit a formal plan for their 30 MW pilot project, which would use […]

  • 9 October 2013

    On September 27, the “Observation and Evaluation Technology Research for Wind Resource and Hydrological Information of Offshore Wind Plant” project approved and established by China Guodian Corporation and completed by Zhongneng Power-Tech Development Co., Ltd. subordinate to China Longyuan Power passed the acceptance of China Guodian Corporation as well as the technical evaluation of the […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power has reported CAD 1.4 billion in gross profit in 2018, a 17% increase, said to be primarily due to all turbines of the Nordsee One offshore wind farm producing power and higher wholesale market prices at the Gemini project. The two wind farms, as well as thermal projects Thorold and North Battleford, brought Northland […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Aquamarine Power founder Allan Thomson has been awarded the Saltire Prize Medal for his outstanding contribution to the ocean energy industry at a ceremony in Edinburgh. Mr. Thomson founded Aquamarine Power in 2005 with the goal of commercialising Oyster wave energy technology. The company has now successfully installed and operated two full-scale Oyster machines at […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has authorized Trillium Power Wind Corporation to amend its Statement of Claim against the Government of Ontario to include the claim of Spoliation, which refers to a willful destruction or suppression of evidence relevant to a legal proceeding. Trillium Power is seeking damages of $500 million for misfeasance in public office […]

  • 28 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Vestas’ first V164-8.0 MW prototype wind turbine has successfully produced its first kWh of electricity, making it the world’s most powerful turbine in operation. “We have now completed the production, testing, and installation of the V164-8.0 MW as planned, thanks to the team’s intense effort during a time when Vestas has reduced its investments and […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Ten of Scottish Enterprise’s account-managed companies have attended a presentation by Martin McAdam, CEO of Aquamarine Power. Based in Edinburgh, Aquamarine Power’s Oyster wave power technology captures energy in nearshore waves and converts it into clean sustainable electricity. Martin has been a GlobalScot for around three years; bringing over 15 years’ experience in the renewables industry, […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Research and Markets has announced John Wiley and Sons Ltd’s new book “Wind Power in Power Systems”. The second edition of the highly acclaimed Wind Power in Power Systems has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the latest challenges associated with increasing wind power penetration levels. Since its first release, practical experiences with high […]

  • 15 April 2014

    International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has confirmed that the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has selected Jim Adams, the company’s President of US Operations, as session chair at this year’s annual AWEA Wind Power conference. The third day of the conference, Thursday May 8th, will see Mr. Adams chair the morning session in the […]

  • 26 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    After completing wave tank tests at Cehipar, Madrid, Langlee Wave Power confirmed a 80% higher efficiency of its 132 kW Langlee Robusto wave energy device compared to the previous design. The 1:18 scale tests proved a maximum power efficiency of 64%, which gives the 132 kW Langlee Robusto more than 50% load factor and 4,400 […]

  • 5 March 2012

    UK-based, OSBIT Power (OP) announced today it has begun offshore trials of its innovative offshore wind access system, MaXccess. OP has agreed with Siemens Wind Power and Statoil to conduct trials at Statoil’s Hywind demo floating wind turbine in Norway. The MaXccess system has been developed by OP, with the first production MaXccess unit, MX11/01, […]

  • 3 August 2010

    Some onshore wind turbines will be able to generate power without subsidies in two to three years, should energy prices rise, Sueddeutsche…   By Nicholas Comfort (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, August 03, 2010;

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Renewable energy has become Scotland’s main source of power, new independent figures have revealed. Records from the first half of 2014, the most recent period for which data is available, show renewables generated 32% more electricity than any other single source of power in Scotland. In total, the renewables sector generated a record 10.3TWh (terawatt-hours), […]

  • 4 June 2014

    Senior members of staff at international renewable energy consultancy Natural Power have been selected to represent the industry with the UK’s leading not for profit renewable energy trade association, RenewableUK. RenewableUK currently has over 600 corporate members and since 2008 the organisation has developed a set of 35 formalised working groups, allowing members who are […]

  • 1 June 2011

      The positive climate impact of renewable energy production in Europe has today been acknowledged in a report by the European Environmental Agency (EEA). The published EEA data is precisely in line with the latest analyses of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) showing that greenhouse gas emission reductions in 2009 were caused not only […]

  • 13 July 2015

    Allswater has started working on the detailed design of the semi-submersible Triton Tidal Platform for Black Rock Tidal Power (BRTP), the company said Friday. The Triton Platform will host an array of Schottel Hydro turbines generating up to 2.5 MW of power. The first platform is planned for installation at the FORCE site at the Bay of […]

  • 22 May 2013

    After the news that Aquamarine Power has received full consent from the Scottish Government for a 40MW wave farm off the north-west coast of Lewis in Scotland, we bring you the following animation video of the wave farm: [mappress] Offshore WIND Staff, May 22, 2013

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has given Aquamarine Power’s graduate training scheme the seal of approval, re-accrediting the wave company’s professional development programme which leads towards Chartered Engineers (CEng) or Incorporated Engineers (IEng) registration. In what is now the fourth year of the scheme, the Institution’s assessors noted that Aquamarine Power’s engineers are being […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ontario Court of Appeal’s ruling from November 12 will allow Trillium Power its day in court to seek damages of $2.25 Billion arising from Trillium Power’s claims of “misfeasance in public office” by the Ministries named in the action. Trillium Power claims that it had been specifically targeted by the February 11, 2011 press release […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Imagine a wind turbine as tall as the Washington Monument. Imagine its trio of blades, each one the length of a Boeing 747 wingspan,…   By: Virginia Wright (downeast) [mappress] Source: downeast , February 16, 2011