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  • 5 February 2019
    Industry Contribution

    The potential for the use of blockchain within the energy sector is in focus of the third video in the Horizons series, co-produced by DOB-Academy and Offshore WIND with an aim to cover offshore wind topics in an easily digestible way. Blockchain remains a hard to understand concept. Some say it will change the way […]

  • 1 October 2010

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has released its quarterly energy statistics, which reveals a 5.3 per cent year-on-year… (clickgreen) [mappress] Source: clickgreen, October 1, 2010;

  • 1 May 2014

    SgurrEnergy has joined ranks with Women in Renewable Energy Scotland (WiRES) to help promote and support the professional development of women in the renewables sector. As the first energy corporate sponsor, SgurrEnergy will work with WiRES across its network of activities to support the organisation in its goal to inform, educate and encourage women in […]

  • 2 September 2015

    The profile of Wales as a potential location for marine energy projects has increased dramatically over the past 12 months, demonstrated clearly by the growing number of developers from across the globe who are showing an active interest in developing projects in Welsh waters. Attracted initially by Wales’ excellent wave and tidal stream resource, the […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A&P Group yesterday stated the offshore wind sector is “ripe for growth”, as the company reported a steady 2016 and said it is on track to achieve its projected turnover of GBP 90 million for this financial year. Andy Shaw, Group Managing Director for A&P Group said: “This sector is certainly ripe with opportunity and these projects make […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    AREVA and South Korea’s largest utility, KEPCO, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the renewable energy sector.  AREVA will identify with KEPCO the commercial opportunities in its fields of expertise in renewable energy: offshore wind, energy storage, concentrated solar power, and biomass. It is in this last field that these two companies will […]

  • 23 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Optimism was the abiding theme at the annual meeting of Offshore Center Danmark, that took place on Friday 10 SeptemberThere are excellent… (denmark) [mappress] Source: denmark, September 23, 2010;

  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has confirmed that the UK Government and the offshore wind industry are close to reaching a Sector Deal. 

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The former Tyneside shipbuilding and engineering company, Swan Hunter, has informed that it moved into the offshore energy sector and is now providing equipment necessary for subsea operations in both oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. The offshore equipment is specially built for the installation of power cables, umbilicals, and flexible pipelines, and includes carousels, reel drive systems […]

  • 27 February 2015

    Following yesterday’s CfD awards, Regen SW, an energy-focused independent not for profit organisation that uses its expertise to work with industry, communities and the public sector, issued an article that analyses offshore renewables sector: Two offshore wind farms have been awarded contracts in the first allocation round of the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) subsidy mechanism brought in under […]

  • 16 April 2014

    By attending the annual event of the European wind energy industry EWEA 2014, held in Barcelona from 10 to 13 March, TECADE has opened new business possibilities in the offshore wind sector. They established contacts with major players in this industry such as ACCIONA, IBERDROLA, ALSTOM, General Electric, Vestas, Siemens, AREVA, etc. All of them […]

  • 31 January 2011

    Standing tall among the trees in Huaihai Park in one of the busiest commercial districts of Shanghai is a modern windmill, put up by the… [mappress] Source: China Daily Europe, January 31, 2011

  • 27 September 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, is celebrating a milestone month for the offshore wind sector. The UK now has more than 2.67 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity installed – enough to power more than 1,800,000 British homes. This represents more than 60% of the European Union’s offshore […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    At the same time as the Government has announced that over 30 million people are now employed in the UK, Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited, one of East Anglia’s leading recruitment consultants, has reported that there has been a marked rise since this time last year in the number of positions for which it is recruiting. […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Unprecedented opportunities await young people joining the energy industry, a leading figure in the sector told students at an awards ceremony in Hopton, Norfolk. Nigel Spencer, of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), said the students were entering a fantastic industry at a time of amazing opportunities for the future. Over the next 25 […]

  • 28 November 2013

    Marine Renewables Canada has released its first “State of the Sector” report which provides an overview of the current status of Canada’s marine renewable energy sector in context with global activity. It details Canada’s perceived strengths and weaknesses in contrast to challenges and opportunities presented by the advancement of the global sector. Analysis presented in […]

  • 25 March 2014

    Following the announcement by Siemens and Associated British Ports of their £310m investment in manufacturing facilities on Humberside for offshore wind turbines and blades, Andrew Jamieson, chief executive of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, said: “This is tremendous news for the offshore renewable energy sector in the UK. As well as securing up to 1000 […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Modern telemedicine technology will facilitate medical emergencies at sea and on offshore wind turbines in future emergency care for patients in the North and Baltic Seas. The German Maritime Search and Rescue Service (Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger; DGzRS; Die Seenotretter), the Berlin Charité University Hospital and Trauma Hospital Berlin (ukb) have established a close collaboration to carry […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Advanced Power Services (APS) has expanded its business into renewables.  Working in the UK Rail Infrastructure for many years as specialist electrical installation contractors, APS is now expanding into diversified market sectors such as renewable energy, including solar and wind farms (both offshore and onshore), commercial networks and passenger & cargo ships. APS has recently updated and considerably expanded its website with […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    After the developer of the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm, RWE npower renewables, announced that it expects to submit the consent application to the Planning Inspectorate in June of this year, tourism businesses from the Gower peninsula seem to be ambivalent about the project’s impact on their sector. At the same time, some of the […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Wind turbine installation projects will face greater competition from oil and gas projects for chartering specialist vessels. Offshore wind farm developers in Europe and their contractors for engineering procurement, construction and installation are likely to struggle to secure specialist tonnage in the mid and long terms despite some current easing in the market due to […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    Canadian provinces Nova Scotia and British Columbia have signed a memorandum of understanding, which outlines key priorities, including partnering on research and technology development, and sharing information and best practices in regulation and permitting in marine renewable energy sector. “To advance Canada’s position as a leader in marine renewable energy, we need a co-ordinated approach — one that unites […]

  • 7 January 2013

    According to the report, entitled ‘Scotland’s place in the Renewable Energy World’, prominent players in the Scottish renewable energy sector feel that the UK is the most likely destination for their investment over the next 3 years, while 84% of respondents said that Scotland is the most attractive UK region for investment. The research indicates […]

  • 9 May 2012

    “Renewable energies remain one of the most important growth sectors in Germany,” said Lars Quandel, Head of Renewables Sales at HSH Nordbank. He added that despite increasing competitive pressure among suppliers, the underlying sentiment within the sector remains positive. This was evidenced once again during talks held with investors and project developers at the Hannover […]

  • 5 March 2015

    Over 60 industry professionals from across the UK will gather at Plymouth University today to discuss the future development of the UK wave and tidal energy sector. The annual meeting of the Marine Energy Programme Board (MEPB), established in 2011, provides a strategic forum for UK industry, regional stakeholders and Government to help steer development […]

  • 14 November 2011

      Energy production should be a simple matter of physics, engineering and economics, taken strictly in that order.   (heraldscotland) [mappress] Source: heraldscotland, November 14, 2011