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4 April 2019 R&D

The Crown Estate Scotland has issued a new study said to help coastal and island communities across Scotland benefit from local offshore renewable energy solutions. Carried out by Everoze, the study looked at six scenarios linked to a number of renewable technologies such as floating wind, wave, and tidal energy, aiming to provide a potential way […]

28 March 2019 Business & Finance

EnBW has reported a 10.3% decrease in the operating result of its renewables division in the 2018 financial year, said to be partly due to poor wind conditions which had a negative impact on the output of offshore wind farms. EnBW also attributes the EBITDA drop to low water levels which negatively influenced the output from run-of-river […]

14 March 2019 Business & Finance

German energy company RWE plans to add between 2GW and 3GW of capacity annually to its renewable energy portfolio in three core markets: Europe, North America, and the Asia-Pacific. The portfolio will be managed by RWE Renewables and the technologies in focus will be onshore and offshore wind, as well as photovoltaics and storage. The capacity […]

13 March 2019 Business & Finance

E.ON has reported an increase in earnings in the renewables segment for the 2018 financial year, principally due to the commissioning of a new offshore wind project in the UK and the inclusion of wind farms in the U.S. The company’s renewables segment saw EUR 521 million in adjusted EBIT, a EUR 67 million rise, […]

12 March 2019 Authorities

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is planning to continue advancing renewable energy through an aggressive leasing program if the proposed USD 193.4 million Fiscal Year 2020 budget request is approved. Proposed by President Donald Trump, the budget request focuses on the execution of BOEM’s plans for offshore renewable energy, offshore oil and gas exploration and leasing, […]

26 February 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance

The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition by RWE of E.ON’s renewable and nuclear electricity generation assets. Under the agreement reached in March 2018, E.ON is to take over RWE’s 76.79% stake in innogy, whereas RWE is to obtain among other things all of E.ON’s major renewable energy activities and innogy’s renewable energy […]

5 February 2019 Operations & Maintenance

LOC Renewables has overseen the launch of the 2MW Floatgen turbine, the first offshore wind turbine installed in French waters. The company’s Paris office supplied marine warranty surveying services (MWS) across the project, which started delivering electricity to the grid in September last year. LOC offered MWS services for a variety of activities, from concrete floater construction […]

24 January 2019 Business & Finance

CWind and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have signed a collaboration agreement to focus on offshore renewables in the UK. The two companies will focus on delivering applied research projects and accelerating technology development, aimed at improving health and safety, the operational performance of offshore renewable assets, as well as reducing risk and cost. “ORE Catapult uses […]

23 January 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance

RWE has filed the acquisition of renewables businesses of E.ON and innogy with the European Commission.   The filing is the first step of a merger control procedure which is necessary due to the substantial asset swap between RWE and E.ON, the German utility said. The filing occurs following a pre-investigation by the European Commission […]

18 January 2019 Business & Finance

RWE, the renewables businesses of E.ON and innogy, is planning to set aside approximately EUR 1.5 billion net in annual funds for investment mainly in the offshore wind, onshore wind and solar PV sectors. According to RWE, the renewables business will focus on the Americas, key markets in Europe and new markets in the Asia-Pacific region. The […]

15 January 2019 R&D, Technology

GRI Renewable Industries has started manufacturing a tower for GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in Sevilla, Spain. The work on the tower for the prototype started at the end of December, the company said. GE announced in March 2018 its plans to invest over USD 400 million over the next three to five […]

8 January 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance

New Hampshire Governor Christopher T. Sununu has requested the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to establish an intergovernmental offshore renewable energy task force for the state. The purpose of the task force would be to facilitate coordination and consultation among federal, state and local governments on renewable energy commercial leasing proposals in federal waters […]

25 December 2018 Business & Finance

Innogy has distributed GBP 1.4 million in Wales in 2018 through community funding from its renewable energy projects.

13 December 2018 R&D

Just two to three offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 2GW could contribute to over two-thirds of Wales’ 70% renewable energy target by 2030 and putting Wales on course to achieve its carbon reduction goal of at least 80% by 2050, according to a new report released by the Carbon Trust. The scaling up […]

11 December 2018 Business & Finance

Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras will invest USD 417 million (approx. EUR 365 million) in wind energy, solar energy and biofuels from 2019 to 2023. This has been set out in the company’s new Business and Management Plan (BMP), released on 5 December together with its 2040 Strategic Plan, of which the BMP is an […]

10 December 2018 Business & Finance

Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras will invest USD 417 million (approx. EUR 365 million) in wind energy, solar energy and biofuels from 2019 to 2023.

27 November 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Østensjø Rederi has secured two contracts to deploy two vessels for operations in the renewable energy sector.

21 November 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

ALE has expanded its heavylifting services by establishing a non-disclosure agreement with the Port of Dundee and OM Heavy Lift to provide the full service of port operations for renewable energy sector.

20 November 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

Nearly 100 corporates have signed a declaration calling on European governments to make investing and directly sourcing renewable energy easier.

14 November 2018 Business & Finance

SSE plc is consolidating the development, operation and ownership of its renewable energy assets in the UK and Ireland under a single entity.

14 November 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

The European Parliament has completed the approval of the EU target to have at least 32% of electricity produced by renewable energy by 2030.

9 November 2018 R&D

Renewable energy covered 38% of Germany’s gross electricity consumption in the first three quarters of 2018, an increase of three percentage points over the same period in 2017.

8 November 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has signed a contract with Ørsted for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm, under which MRE will provide the full temporary power package of generators, personnel and vessels in case of need during the turbine installation and commissioning.

6 November 2018 Environment, Grid Connection

Britain’s total capacity available from renewables has overtaken fossil fuels for the first time, according to the latest Drax Electric Insights report.

3 October 2018 Business & Finance

Proserv has set up an office at the OrbisEnergy hub in Lowestoft, UK, for its renewables division.

12 September 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

The U.S. state of Rhode Island will issue a competitive request for proposals (RFP) this week to procure up to 400MW of renewable energy resources.