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  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A lot is going on this week in the Netherlands when it comes to offshore renewable energy sector.  On Monday, one of Dutch companies established a partnership with a Greek offshore renewable technology developer, aiming to further develop and commercialize a floating wind energy system. Then, two of the country’s consultancy companies launched a new international consultancy Wind Minds, together with a […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    In the context of the European Commission’s upcoming study, due in June 2014, EWEA is hosting a public debate on subsidies to the power sector with speakers from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the European Commission and the fossil fuel sector. The debate will be held on April 29 in EWEA’s office […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    State of Green has launched the White Paper on wind in collaboration with the Danish Wind Industry Association and leading Danish actors across the wind power value chain. Integrating 10, 20, 30, 40 or 50% wind energy in the electricity system, agreeing on the political framework for large investments and getting the citizens on board for […]

  • 3 February 2012

    As part of its commitment to the environment (social, economic and environmental), Ormazabal has promoted and implemented the application of ecodesign tools in the design phase of products, in order to minimize the carbon footprint both in the electricity distribution network and when integrating renewable energy. Ecodesign Basque Center is an entity based in the […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Developing a new electricity grid under the Irish Sea connecting power sources on Scottish, Northern Ireland and Republic… [mappress] (mediacontact) Source: mediacontact, November 24, 2011; Image: dcenr

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    This week, Maritime Craft Services (MCS) will take delivery of one of the two additional Twin Axe Fast Crew Suppliers 2610 ordered from Damen, The Scotsman reports. After MCS took delivery of three Damen Twin Axe FCS 2610s last month, it ordered two more, named MCS Coromell and MCS Boreas. The company will have MCS […]

  • 11 April 2016
    R&D, Training & Education

    By Dr Ali Mehmanparast REMS CDT Manager The rapid growth of the wind energy sector relies on engineering know-how as much as it does on planning and regulatory changes. But the growth of the industry could be stunted if the sector doesn’t get enough doctoral-level graduates able to deliver the innovations needed. Thankfully, the UK […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Danish-headquartered company Creadis, focused on asset management and operations and maintenance (O&M), has opened its first UK base on the East of England coast, in the in OrbisEnergy building in Lowestoft, to serve the UK offshore wind sector.

  • 20 May 2013

    The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) can be found amongst the hundreds of exhibitors at the UK’s largest renewable energy event, All-Energy Exhibition & Conference, Aberdeen, on 22nd -23rd May 2013. As renewable energy remains a focal point of the UK’s energy mix, the ECITB will be at stand FG7 to showcase its range […]

  • 22 February 2012

    A group of MPs has claimed the public sector should pay for the part of wave and tidal development costs to attract more investment, reports Scotsman. The House of Commons’ Energy and Climate Change Committee will call on the government to reduce the investment risk so that the UK can keep its leading position in […]

  • 5 June 2015

    The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), a non-profit policy research institute based in Paris, has published a short analysis of key legal issues and challenges in marine energy sector.  The paper identifies key legal challenges related to the development of marine energy: international law, environmental impacts, property rights, authorization process, resource management and marine areas. […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Beatrice offshore wind project has positioned Scotland as the top UK region for construction contract value in May, for the second month in a row, according to the May edition of the Economic & Construction Market Review from the industry analyst Barbour ABI. The majority of the contracts awarded in May by value were in Scotland, […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The joint exhibition stand of BBB Umwelttechnik GmbH and ‘ep4 offshore’ at the EWEA Offshore event 2011 in Amsterdam was very well attended. “We raised BBB’s visibility on the offshore market and strengthened our partnership with Heinrich Duden and ‘ep4 offshore’ “ said Joachim Binotsch . Both companies are planning to further intensify their joint […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Everyone who is interested or curious about a career in the maritime, offshore and energy sector can register for free as of 19 February to visit the Navingo Career Event on 23 May 2019. At the Navingo Career Event, career and development in this innovative sector come together. Visitors meet leading employers, participate in case […]

  • 25 May 2012

    Green energy is arguably one of the fastest growing sectors on the planet, with a recent report (Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2011 – Bloomberg New Energy Finance) stating that in excess of £4trillion ($7trillion) of new capital is to be invested in the renewable energy market between 2011 and 2030. The extent of […]

  • 26 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    SeaZone, the market leader for marine geographic information, software and services, will be presenting their latest developments for the renewable energy sector at RenewableUK 2010 in Glasgow on 2 to 4 November 2010. SeaZone will be sharing Stand 325 with its new parent company HR Wallingford. Both companies have longstanding involvement with offshore renewable energy […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

     Tom Hopkinson, Managing Director of Taylor Hopkinson Associates, explores how employment and economic growth opportunites in the offshore… Industry Today [mappress] Source: Industry Today, July 05, 2011;

  • 19 February 2016

    The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) today said that unless the Government adopts a sea-change in its approach to the renewables sector, the industry will “fall off a cliff”, costing jobs and growth, particularly in Scotland. In its response to the Scottish Affairs Committee’s inquiry into renewable energy, CECA said that the UK Government’s current […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A delegation of buyers from the wind farm sector will be attending Asia’s leading commercial maritime event, Seawork Asia in November.  For the first time, exhibitors at Seawork Asia will be able to benefit from direct contact with dedicated industry professionals who purchase specifically for their businesses and organisations within the wind farming industry. A […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training offers free places on Offshore Wind Training Course to local unemployed people in Tyneside, to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving offshore wind energy market. The courses are open to people who are unemployed, a UK resident for the past 3 years, aged 19 or over and live in […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On December 2, an event titled “Opportunities for UK Ports in the Energy Sector” will be held in London. Recent years have seen rapid development of offshore renewables and a number of changes to energy policy. With these changes, there are many available opportunities for ports to support the supply chain and help secure the […]

  • 27 January 2013

    Europe installed and grid connected 293 offshore wind turbines in 2012 – more than one per working day. This brings the total to 1,662 turbines, in 55 offshore wind farms in ten European countries. The 293 turbines installed in 2012 represent 1,165 Megawatts (MW), an increase of 33% compared to 2011 installations of 874 MW. […]

  • 27 September 2013

    As part of the implementation of the Government’s Plan for Growth in the Blue Denmark, 21 initiatives are now being launched in order to target education and training in the offshore sector, as well as to further qualify the labour force and create growth and jobs. The offshore industry is one of Denmark’s commercial positions […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    On January 21, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched a pioneering new report on employment in the renewable energy sector, Renewable Energy and Jobs. The first global study of its kind, it features new data on employment within the sector, as well as recommendations for policy makers. In 2012, employment in renewable energy worldwide […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Revenue grew 9% in the second quarter, including increases in all Sectors and in all three regions supported by Siemens’ strong order backlog. Orders came in 13% lower, due primarily to significantly lower volume from large orders compared to the prior-year period. On an organic basis, excluding currency translation and portfolio effects, revenue rose 7% […]

  • 10 August 2012

    Scottish MEP Struan Stevenson’s recent attack on offshore wind energy sector has been categorised as an attack on jobs and investment by the SNP MSP John Wilson, who is the deputy convener of the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee. Namely, yesterday at a meeting organised by Communities Against Turbines Scotland (CATS) in Girvan, Ayrshire, Mr […]