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  • 13 July 2015

    Lessons learned from the prolific increase in building workboats for the offshore wind farm sector can benefit the military user, according to CTruk CEO Andy White. White told the audience at a Royal Institute of Naval Architects conference entitled Warships 2015: Future Surface Vessels that developments in vessel design, construction and operation as a result of […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The number of people working in the medium and large-scale sectors of the British onshore wind industry, and offshore wind, has risen by 8% in just over twelve months to more than 15,400 direct, full-time jobs, according to the trade association RenewableUK. This means the number of people directly employed in these key parts of […]

  • 15 September 2010

    The Chinese government regulatory and policy framework has led to the exponential growth of wind power sector in recent years. The wind power installation in China has witnessed average growth of 100% since the implementation of renewable energy law in 2006. The law provides a feed-in tariff for some technologies and establishes grid feed-in requirements […]

  • 13 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    China’s offshore wind power sector is not likely to develop rapidly in the near term, said the executive of a leading Chinese wind farm…   [mappress] Source: chinamining, May 12, 2010;

  • 25 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Scotland Report 2012 is now available. Entitled ‘Investing in Tomorrow, Working Hard Today’, it outlines investment programmes in key sectors of the Scottish economy such as offshore renewables and marine leisure. The publication of the Scotland Report and the UK Annual Report have been brought forward to ensure that they are available before the […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Even though its current pipeline does not include any offshore wind opportunities after acquiring a stake in Nordergründe offshore wind farm, John Laing Group sees the offshore wind sector offering strong investment potential in the coming years.

  • 27 April 2015

    G9 has published new Health and Safety (HSE) statistics for offshore wind sector, which show there were a total of 959 reported incidents in 2014. The reported incidents for last year are categorised as follows: 44 Lost work days 14 Restricted work days 54 Medical treatment injuries 95 First aid incidents 655 Near hits 97 Hazards […]

  • 29 July 2010

    Offshore arm Keppel FELS commercialises its new wind turbine installation vessel design for deeper waters in partnership with leading fleet owner and operator Seafox Group. Keppel FELS Limited’s (Keppel FELS) multi-purpose self-elevating platform (MPSEP) design has been chosen by the Seafox Group (Seafox) as the basis for a new-generation, wind turbine installation vessel that can […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    A major survey into employment in the Scottish renewable energy sector has found more than a quarter of employees are women, which is a larger proportion than in the oil and gas or nuclear sectors. The findings suggest 28% of the renewable energy industry’s workforce are female, compared to UK oil and gas which has […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Members of  trade association Tourism Swansea Bay and Swansea Bay Business Club have voiced their support for a tidal energy project in the area. The tourism association asked its members to express their opinion on the project, and there were no negative responses, the South Wales Evening Post writes. After getting a very positive feedback, […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A new roadmap developed by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) and the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has identified the research and development areas that need to be addressed to make marine energy cost competitive with other energy technologies. Marine energy resources, consisting of wave and tidal stream energy, are abundant in UK waters. Although […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey will this week highlight the massive benefit for jobs and business the energy sector can bring to the Scottish economy as he visits Shetland, Orkney, Caithness, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey said: “Scotland has some of the most promising energy resources in Europe […]

  • 12 June 2013

    In a statement released today, The Switch called for the renewable energy sector to embrace Agile Positioning, an industrial model that allows for greater flexibility and responsiveness to market changes. “In the renewable energy industry, we can see enormous shifts during the past year from a mass-production, manufacturing focus to a more customer-centric approach. The […]

  • 16 April 2013

    Tractebel Engineering is playing a broad and leading role in Offshore Wind Farm design and realisation in Europe; bringing multidisciplinary expertise and added value to its clients at every phase of development. The company is a global engineering consultancy company with more than 100 years of expertise in energy and infrastructure projects. Its services cover […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Renewable energy accounts for 18% of primary energy consumption in the heating and cooling sector, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson told the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Joint Undertaking. Dickson addressed delegates of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Stakeholder Forum in Brussels. He highlighted that the transport and heating sectors will represent over 25% of energy demand […]

  • 17 June 2014

    RenewableUK says today’s announcement that East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm has gained planning consent from the Department of Energy and Climate Change is a boost for the UK’s offshore wind sector. The joint venture between ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall has the capacity to generate clean electricity for 820,000 homes, creating 1,800 jobs locally in […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Kuick Research has released research titled “South Korea Wind Power Sector Analysis 2013.” Wind Power in South Korea is being seen as the potential driver of renewable energy development in the country. Electricity generation through wind power has already progressed to significant levels and most of this has been developed onshore. The present onshore capacity […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s successful offshore wind sector was promoting its expertise in Paris yesterday, as 40 British firms seek new overseas trade. UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) hosted the forum in Paris, which brought together representatives from British and French companies as well as trade associations and representatives from the British and French Governments. The Centres […]

  • 14 October 2011

    With the much-anticipated Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM)/Major Turbine Manufacturers panel punctuating Day 2, the Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition continued to inform attendees, make news and serve as an industry town square and marketplace. When heavy hitters comprising five of the top offshore OEMs come together for a chat, the wind power world listens. Answering […]

  • 2 February 2012

    CEO of a Glasgow-based tidal energy developer said that in order to keep UK competitive the Westminister government must keep an eye on the subsidy levels, reports Scotsman. Nautricity has deployed a tidal energy device alongside the HQS WELLINGTON which is moored at Temple Steps in the heart of London. Johnstone said that the rivals […]

  • 14 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    A DEEP sea cable laying firm is planning a serious move into the regions fast growing offshore wind sector, following new investment…   By Owen McAteer (thenorthernecho) [mappress] Source: thenorthernecho,June 14, 2011;

  • 6 May 2011

    IRELAND’S OCEAN energy sector has sought a meeting with the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) to convey “serious concern” … By Lorna Siggins (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes, May 06, 2011;

  • 12 June 2012

    Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy company, today announces the publication by London’s Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) of a major new report into the economic impact of the UK’s offshore wind sector out to 2030. The Report has been published to coincide with the first ever Global Offshore Wind conference being […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The DNV KEMA headquarter for Asia Pacific in Beijing will be headed by COO Bjorn Tore Markussen, and has ongoing operations in Korea, Australia, India, Singapore, Malaysia and China. Mr. Markussen comes from the position as Managing Director of DNV’s Clean Technology Center in Singapore. There will be close cooperation with the Clean Technology Center. […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    The government is putting the UK’s fledgling green economy at risk by downgrading the “green investment bank” to a mere fund, MPs have… By Fiona Harvey (guardian) [mappress] Source: guardian, March 11, 2011  

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work is about to start on a brand new hub for small businesses at a prime location on the banks of the Tyne. The £1.9 million project at Swans – the former Swan Hunter shipyard site in Wallsend – will transform part of an existing office block to create new and flexible business accommodation, including […]