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25 March 2019 Business & Finance

RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables have launched a new industry group to set out the strategy for large-scale deployment of floating offshore wind in the UK. The Floating Wind Steering Group will meet with the aim of producing a consensus vision for the future of floating wind and the business case for its continued development in the UK. According to the […]

17 August 2018 Authorities, R&D

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) has selected the Copenhagen-headquartered engineering, design and consulting firm Ramboll to coordinate and facilitate the development of the state’s Offshore Wind (OSW) Strategic Plan. 

26 February 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has completed a contract with ScottishPower Renewables for the East Anglia THREE offshore wind farm. OWC supported site investigation, preliminary foundation analysis, risk appraisal and turbine layout assessment for the 1.2GW project, and found that the project has a potential for significant savings.

18 April 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

RenewableUK is calling on the UK government to make wind, wave and tidal energy key parts of its new Industrial Strategy.

25 January 2017 Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

The draft Scottish Energy Strategy has set out a new target to deliver the equivalent of 50 per cent of the energy required for Scotland’s heat, transport and electricity needs from renewable sources by 2030, including energy coming from offshore wind and floating wind farms. To support this vision, Scotland will next month announce details of up to […]

23 January 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

RenewableUK has welcomed the UK government’s commitment to “support industries of the future” and identify clean and affordable energy as one of the ten pillars of its modern Industrial Strategy. This includes delivering affordable energy and clean growth, investing in science, research and innovation, upgrading infrastructure and boosting trade and inward investment. The Prime Minister Theresa May launched […]

23 January 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance

Scotland's Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse, has called on the UK government to ensure that renewable energy investment is a key priority in their forthcoming Industrial Strategy. Renewable energy resources have grown to become a major industrial sector in Scotland, with 14,000 people, among a total of 43,500 in low carbon sectors, […]

12 September 2016

The US Departments of Energy and Interior (DOE and DOI) have published the National Offshore Wind Strategy: Facilitating the Development of the Offshore Wind Industry in the United States, which could help enable 86GW of offshore wind in the country by 2050.  The strategy details the current state of offshore wind in the US, presents the […]

22 June 2016

Siemens stated that its offshore wind projects from 2025 onward will be capable of generating electricity at a Levelized Cost of Energy (LCoE) level below eight euro cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), with the price also including the costs for grid access to shore.  The company said it is confident that the current goal of generating offshore wind […]

2 December 2015 R&D

Erasmus University Rotterdam and Royal Haskoning DHV have studied the optimal bidding strategy in Dutch offshore wind auctions. Bidders might bid too high and lose the auction, or bid too low and don’t get the expected return they planned. One can minimize these risks by basing their offer on knowledge about auctions combined with valuation skills […]

2 December 2015 Business & Finance, R&D

Europe's power industry sees the growing share of renewables in the energy mix as the most important issue in the short-term and the second most important in the long-term, with offshore wind regarded as of high significance to the sector in the short and long-term, according to the first POWER-GEN Europe Confidence Index launched by PennWell. The Index, the result […]

15 January 2015 Business & Finance

Vattenfall today announced a new organisational structure and executive management team as key steps in ensuring the right structure to support Vattenfall’s future strategy. The new structure will take effect on 1 April 2015 and will replace the current regional structure.  Vattenfall’s new organisational structure is part of the current review of the Group’s strategy. The […]

20 November 2014 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

At the Scroby Sands wind farm off the east coast of England, a strategic decision has been made to internalise the operations and maintenance (O&M) of its offshore wind turbines. So when the gearboxes on three turbines were coming to the end of their working lives, Scroby Sands needed to arrange the servicing of their […]

20 August 2014 Business & Finance

In the second quarter of 2014, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 1,341m – an increase of 13 per cent compared to the second quarter of 2013. EBIT before special items increased by EUR 92m to EUR 104m primarily due to improved average project margins and higher volume. The EBIT margin before special items was 7.8 […]

31 July 2014

Funded by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme, the SI Ocean project’s Market Deployment Strategy makes several high-level recommendations for commercialising the emerging wave and tidal energy sectors. In their report they present the key barriers to market deployment for wave and tidal energy technologies, focusing on the major risk areas of finance; technology development; consents […]

23 June 2014 Authorities

Work is taking place to investigate key regeneration projects in Tendring in a bid to be prepared to make the most of the funding opportunities available to boost economic growth across the District. Two initiatives – a Care and Assisted Living Innovation and Training Centre and an Innovation and Incubation Centre for Harwich – are […]

20 June 2014 Environment

Marine Scotland have partnered with HiDef Aerial Surveying to develop a sound aerial survey strategy for Scottish waters, to meet requirements for the sustainable development of offshore marine renewables and a network of Marine Protected Areas. HiDef will install their patented digital video technology into Marine Scotland fisheries aircraft, up to 10 large scale surveys […]

16 June 2014

Carolyn Campbell, Head of Offshore Wind Industrial Strategy, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, gave a presentation on the UK government’s offshore wind industrial strategy at All-Energy 2014 event. The event was held in Aberdeen last month where it featured 350+ speakers over the course of two days. Her presentation was held as part of “Current […]

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 […]

13 May 2014 Authorities

The Elected Members of Clare County Council approved a long-term strategy to harness County Clare’s renewable energy resources yesterday. The Clare County Renewable Energy Strategy 2014-2020 has been incorporated into the Clare County Development Plan following a 4-week long public consultation process earlier this year. The Strategy outlines the potential for a range of renewable […]

2 April 2014 Business & Finance

SeaEnergy PLC today announced its unaudited preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2013. Operational highlights: - Continuing R2S growth and internationalisation; Houston office opened. - R2S vendor earn-out target exceeded and consideration capped at the maximum level of £4.6 million, this will be paid later this month. - Establishment of Ship Management business. […]

19 December 2013 R&D

Guernsey's Renewable Energy Team have reviewed and updated their strategy document for the year 2014. This document has been published on the website and, following on from previous versions, is available to download here. The key change is a 1 page summary that has been created with a more prominent vision and mission, as well […]

2 December 2013 Business & Finance, R&D

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has appointed Stuart Bradley to the post of Offshore Renewables Strategy Manager. Stuart will be responsible for the strategy of its offshore wind and marine technology programmes, and will work closely with Simon Cheeseman, the ETI’s Marine programme manager and Andrew Scott, the ETI’s Offshore Wind programme manager. He will […]

6 August 2013

The Humber LEP welcomes the publication of the Government’s offshore wind strategy. The strategy formalises and brings together the key strands of sector for the industry to strengthen the UK position, where there is already more wind operation than the rest of the world combined. The Humber is well placed to create a large proportion of the 30,000 jobs linked […]

5 August 2013 Ports & Logistics

The company planning to develop a £450million energy park on the Humber says the Government’s newly-announced strategy to strengthen the UK’s position in the offshore wind industry is dependent on providing the facilities which can attract major turbine manufacturers and their supply chains. Able UK is awaiting a decision from the Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin […]

2 August 2013 Authorities

Certainty and security are central to sustained investment in Scotland’s significant offshore wind resources the Secretary of State for Scotland has said on the day the UK Government and business launched a multi-million pound long-term strategy aimed at strengthening the UK’s position in the offshore wind industry. The UK already leads the world in offshore […]