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  • 28 October 2013

    Energy sector services company CLS Offshore is stepping up its ambition to move into the emerging offshore wind market in China. Last week, the Great Yarmouth-based company hosted a delegation of leading Chinese business leaders touring the UK and it plans to continue building bridges between the countries with the help of UK Trade and […]

  • 17 February 2014

    The Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane and Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt have announced today that the Australian Government is releasing the Terms of Reference for a review into the Renewable Energy Target (RET) scheme. The review will be undertaken by an expert panel, headed by Mr Dick Warburton AO LVO and will include […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    “We need new, binding targets for renewable energy. We need a clear perspective for renewable energy, and the EU countries must make commitments.” This was the clear statement from Günther Oettinger, EU Energy Commissioner, at the reception marking the ground breaking partnership between DONG Energy, GE, Shell, First Solar and Alpine Energie. Günther Oettinger welcomed […]

  • 24 November 2011

      The Scottish Government’s flagship renewables target is “not realistic”, according to engineering leaders – the second such… By Kate Devlin (heraldscotland) [mappress] Source: heraldscotland, November 24, 2011

  • 6 October 2011

      The Dutch and Danish governments have boosted their efforts to meet EU environmental targets for 2020 this week by setting new national goals for reducing emissions and replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources. Maxime Verhagen, Dutch minister for economic affairs, agriculture and innovation, announced yesterday that the government will cut red tape to […]

  • 1 November 2017

    The Estonian Government has confirmed the Estonian Energy Development Plan until 2030 (ENMAK), that sets out a plan for renewable energy to have a share of 50% in the domestic electricity consumption and 80% in the heat generated in Estonia.

  • 29 March 2012

      Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has welcomed new figures that demonstrate Scotland will beat the 2011 renewables target. Statistics published today show that the amount of renewable electricity generated in 2011 rose 45 per cent on 2010 to 13,750 Gigawatt hours. Assuming gross consumption in 2011 is similar to 2010, that means around 35 per […]

  • 5 May 2011

    The Government should renegotiate “hugely and unnecessarily expensive” EU targets to boost renewable power by 2020, a think tank urged…   (utilityproducts) [mappress] Source: utilityproducts, May 05, 2011;

  • 4 October 2010

    Ireland is missing out on an employment boost by failing to follow the example of the German and other EU governments and use our natural… (businessworld) [mappress] Source: businessworld,October 04, 2010;

  • 10 September 2013

    A UK-based company is hoping to deploy its wave energy device called ”the Lifesaver“ off the Cornwall coast, writes BBC. The device would be connected to the grid via Wave Hub, which is a grid-connected offshore facility in South West England for large scale testing of technologies that generate electricity from the power of the […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energia Group is implementing a EUR 3 billion investment program in Ireland’s renewable energy sector, which will include the offshore wind market. In addition to offshore wind, the Positive Energy program will include investments for onshore wind, solar power, hydrogen fuel, bio-energy and smart grids. The five-year program is expected to create 200 new jobs across Energia […]

  • 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.

  • 27 March 2013

    The European Commission today opened the debate on EU energy and climate policy after 2020 – offering the energy industry the prospect of the long-term clarity and stability needed for large, long-term investments. The European Commission’s Green Paper on a “2030 framework for climate and energy policies” published today in Brussels presents 2030 targets as […]

  • 11 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    * Market development holds back new business * Revenue target for 2010 reduced to around one billion Euros * EBIT margin target of 4% for the full year confirmed * Gross margin increased to 26,7 (22,3) percent * Order book increased to EUR 2.4 billion Hamburg, November 11, 2010. In the third quarter of 2010, […]

  • 24 June 2016

    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted in favour of increasing the European Union’s target for renewables to ‘at least’ 30% by 2030. Europe currently has a target of at least 27%, which was agreed by European leaders in October 2014. The parliamentary vote, which has no direct legislative impact, sends a clear message to […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    At the European Council meeting in Brussels, the EU Heads of Government have agreed a landmark deal on climate and energy targets for 2030. The framework includes targets for greenhouse gas reduction, more renewable energy and increased energy efficiency, as well as a commitment for greater interconnection of energy infrastructure. The agreement comes on the […]

  • 22 December 2011

    It has been hotly debated for months, and last week – finally – the European Commission published its 2050 energy roadmap outlining several different scenarios for Europe’s energy future over the coming decades. For wind energy and other renewables the week was tense. Until now, the European renewables industry has been driven forward by renewable […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA) and the Polish Offshore Wind Energy Society (PTMEW) have established a cooperation to support the development of the offshore wind sector in Poland. The aim of the collaboration is to establish a multilateral Declaration of Cooperation for Polish Offshore Wind Energy Sector Development, which would be signed by the […]

  • 2 January 2014

    The UK is opposing the EU’s setting of green energy targets for 2030 according to a report from the European Commission, writes The Guardian. The Czech Republic shares the same opinion with the UK regarding these renewable energy targets, while favoring the greenhouse gas emissions targets instead. They think that countries need to be able […]

  • 6 June 2012

    With its new Renewable Energy Strategy the European Commission in Brussels today presented major reasons to favour legally binding renewable energy targets for 2030. The Strategy notably says: – “Strong renewables growth to 2030 could generate over 3 million jobs”. – “A continuation of an EU-wide specific renewable energy framework post-2020 […] would result in […]

  • 12 October 2011

    The new Danish centre-left coalition government has increased targets on wind capacity. Wind power is set to represent 50 percent of the total power consumption in Denmark in 2020. Denmark is already close to meeting its EU 2020 target of 31% electricity from renewables as the Danish pioneers reached a total installed capacity of 3,8 […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The EU Commissioner for Climate Change emphasised the role of targets in boosting investments in renewable energy at an EWEA event last night.  “It makes good business sense to invest in renewables yet people aren’t doing it”, said Commissioner Connie Hedegaard, pointing out that “this is one lesson we’ve learned in Europe in the last […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The German government is set to instruct the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) to assess the ways of increasing the country’s 2030 offshore wind capacity goal from 15GW to 20GW.

  • 17 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Adwen has obtained the type certificate of its AD 5-132 offshore wind turbine awarded by the independent certification body DNV GL. The AD 5-132 has been designed and certified as special class, covering the most demanding offshore sites worldwide. This wind turbine is tailored for subtropical monsoon climates typical of Asian offshore markets and it […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Authorities, Environment

    On 18 December, the European Council adopted its position on a directive of reaching at least 27% of renewable energy share in the European Union’s energy consumption by 2030.

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has set a target to become carbon neutral by 2025 and achieve a carbon-neutral footprint by 2040.