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Ørsted has opened the third round of its East Coast Skills Fund for applications, with GBP 55,000 available for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk. The grants will be available to organizations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a program of […]
Ørsted has awarded nineteen organizations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk in the UK with grants from the third round of its East Coast Community Fund.
The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is opening the third Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round today, 29 May. The third CfD round has attracted offshore wind bids with a combined capacity of 8.4GW from major developers such as SSE, Equinor, Scottish Power, innogy, and Red Rock Power Ltd. A total of […]
The company registration process for the third allocation round of the UK Contracts for Difference (CfD) has opened. According to the National Grid, registration is an essential pre-application activity and parties wishing to apply for a CfD need to first complete and submit a registration form, preferably before the application window opens. The third CfD allocation round […]
The cable laying vessel (CLV) Siem Aimery will commence the third inter-array cable installation campaign at the Beatrice offshore wind farm on 17 July, according to the latest Notice to Mariners from the project's marine coordination team.
After Engie and EDP Renewable (EDPR) announced they are jointly taking part in the next stage of the third offshore wind call for tenders in France, the country will further see Iberdrola, EDF EN, and wpd participating in the new "competitive dialogue" tendering process.
The third step of tidal energy testing called Round Robin took place at CNR-INSEAN this month. Comparisons were based on the performance measurements of the device (torque and thrust) in a flow velocity range from 0.6 to 1.2 m/s, as was done in the first and second leg of testing. The use of the same […]
NIRAS Consulting Ltd. began business in Cambridge, in December 2010. Since then the office has expanded to 15 employees, utilising Tim Norman’s expertise within the offshore wind industry. On the 1st of July 2012 a second office was opened in London, and continued growth is expected. From this new office NIRAS’ consultants offer expertise in […]
Ørsted has launched the third annual round of its Walney Extension Skills Fund, dedicated to coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria in the UK. GBP 50,000 is available to organizations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a program of targeted events. The full amount may be […]
The third Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round in the UK will commence on 29 May, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), said. BEIS earlier issued a GBP 60 million draft budget proposal for the third CfD round. A final budget notice will be issued no later than ten working days before the commencement of […]
The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued a draft budget notice amounting to GBP 60 million for the third Contracts for Difference (CfD) round.
The next UK Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction is planned for spring 2019, the UK Government informed today, along with the announcement that up to GBP 557 million will be made available for renewable energy projects as part of the Clean Growth Strategy.
Business, council and public sector leaders have set out reasons why Great Yarmouth deserves a third bridge.
Ségolène Royal, France's Minister of Environment, Energy and the Sea, has announced the launch of a new call for tenders for offshore wind projects off the island of Oléron in the Atlantic as part of the country's Round 3 offshore wind tender. The new zone, added to the one off Dunkirk announced back in April, has been unanimously […]
The share of renewable energy input into Germany's gross national energy requirement is set to hit the 33% mark in 2015 if the unpredictable late autumn stats do not throw a spanner in the works, Germany Trade & Invest reports. Some 193 billion kilowatt hours will come from offshore and onshore wind, solar, and other renewable sources for 2015, […]
Germany will become the world’s leading market for annual offshore wind turbine installations in 2015, with the country set to add an impressive 2,071 Megawatts (MW) this year, an almost fourfold increase from the 529 MW added in 2014, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that global annual offshore […]
The UK currently has the largest offshore wind market in the world, with an installed capacity amounting to over 3.6GW, and a currrent development pipeline of up to almost 40GW capacity in the future. There are two development rounds in progress and an ambitious third round waiting to kick off. However, this third round is […]
On Wednesday, February 26, Ofgem launched the third Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) tender round, for the high voltage transmission links of two offshore wind farms, Westermost Rough and Humber Gateway. They are situated in the North Sea off the coast of Yorkshire. Worth almost £400m, Tender Round 3 (TR3) is the first new tender round […]
Sea Storm, the third in the series of SWATH vessels from Danish Yachts was christened on Monday 30th September 2013, at the shipyard in Skagen Harbour. She is soon to join one of her sisterships (Sea Breeze) in the Irish Sea. Sea Storm was christened by her Godmother, Regitse Lilleøre, Regitse was delighted to take […]
Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has won a new contract with Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited to begin the second half of foundation installation off the North Wales coast. SHL's crane vessel 'Stanislav Yudin' will go to Liverpool Bay in May this year to install the last 80 of the 160 monopile foundations and […]
In order to step up efforts to attain its energy transition goals, France is thinking about launching another round of tenders just few weeks after launching the second offshore wind tender. "We are thinking about a third tender," said French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, Reuters reports. The tender would be launched after six-month national energy […]
The third round of consultation for the GBP 3 billion Navitus Bay Wind Park project has been rescheduled for February next year, as the feedback from the second round was tremendous. Delaying the consultation will allow full consideration of the response and ensure any changes to the proposals can be made before the beginning of […]
Since the First and Second World Wind Energy Conference have been held , the global offshore wind power industry developed rapidly.With the continuous structural adjustment of wind power capacity and the wind power industry continues to break the technical bottleneck, CRES is always keeping full attention to the wind power industrial system. Thus, the Third […]
As part of President Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy that develops every available source of American energy, the Energy Department joined with Texas Tech University and Sandia National Laboratories to break ground on a new state-of-the-art wind turbine test facility in Lubbock, Texas. The Scaled Wind Farm Technology (SWIFT) facility will be the first public facility […]
On Wednesday 30th May Alicat Workboats held a naming ceremony for the third London Array Crew transfer vessel. A competition was run to name the vessel and this was won by an eight-year-old Thanet schoolgirl , as part of her prize she won a VIP family break and £500 for her school. Cerys Jones, who […]
As of 1 April 2012, 37½ of the 111 monopiles that make up Anholt Offshore Wind Farm are installed, and as such one third of the driving is complete. As expected, there are great challenges associated with the seabed where both very soft areas and very hard areas are present. The driving of monopile number […]