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  • 30 May 2012
    R&D, Technology

    The Aquamarine Power’s underwater base is coming to its completion and over the next few weeks the Oyster 800, producing 800KW is expected to be put into operation in Orkney waters, reports the Irish Times. At the time being, Aquamarine has its 300KW Oyster I operational for 6,000 hours. The company has spent GBP 60 […]

  • 16 September 2016

    Global energy investment fell by 8% in 2015, with a drop in oil and gas upstream spending outweighing continued robust investment in renewables, electricity networks and energy efficiency, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a new report. The World Energy Investment 2016 (WEI 2016) report, a detailed analysis of investment across the global energy system, shows […]

  • 15 August 2011

      The devolved Scottish government has produced a 2020 Routemap outlining its new targets for meeting 100% of Scotland’s electricity needs…   By Dave Elliott (environmentalresearchweb) [mappress] Source: environmentalresearchweb, August 12, 2011

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    What will it take to build a floating 10 MW wind-turbine? This is just one of many questions that the European Union’s HiPRWind project aims… (zimbio) [mappress] Source:zimbio , March 25, 2011

  • 22 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    A PIONEERING helicopter company plans to be the first to offer a dedicated service for the global offshore wind-power industry.   (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, October 22, 2010; bristowgroup

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities

    The European Commission has set out its strategy to achieve a resilient Energy Union with a forward-looking climate change policy. “It is time to complete the single energy market in Europe,” the EU Commission states in its press release. The College of Commissioners approved the strategy for Energy Union, which comprises the following package: A Framework Strategy […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Over recent weeks, Associated British Ports (ABP) have been working with Able UK to identify ways in which Able’s Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) and ABP’s Immingham Western Deepwater Jetty (IWDJ) projects can proceed alongside each other without damaging the job creation opportunities presented by both projects and the other benefits both projects can bring […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Authorities

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced on March 28 that DOI is taking steps to assess the conventional and renewable energy resource potential in the Mid- and South Atlantic. The draft programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) released for public comment will help inform future decisions […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Environment

    EU ministers approved the ratification of the Paris Agreement by the European Union on Friday. The decision was reached at an extraordinary meeting of the Environment Council in Brussels, which agreed to speed up the process of ratification, and brings the Paris Agreement very close to entering into force. Once approved by the European Parliament this week, […]

  • 14 April 2014

    In just four years Damen Shipyards’ presence in the offshore wind market has grown exponentially and the sector continues to be a key focus of the Dutch group. Headquartered in Gorinchem in the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards Group operates 40 ship and repair yards, employs 8,000 people world wide and has delivered more than 5,000 vessels in over 100 countries. While Damen’s survey vessels, Shoalbusters and […]

  • 28 September 2017

    After a likely record year in 2017 with 14GW, offshore wind energy in Europe continues its growing process with expectations that it will reach 25GW by 2020.

  • 7 March 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    The lock gate extension at the entrance to Port of Grimsby East is now completed, making the former fish docks ready to meet the demands of the offshore wind energy industry, This is Grimsby news site informs. Essential improvements of the infrastructure raise the port’s capacity to accommodate large vessels, which will carry out O&M […]

  • 21 April 2011

    The popular UK tourist destination the Isle of Wight is aiming to be completely energy self-sufficient and carbon neutral by 2020.   (holidayhypermarket) [mappress] Source: holidayhypermarket, April 21, 2011;

  • 6 June 2016
    Technology

    The testing of the drivetrain for Adwen’s 8MW offshore wind turbine (AD 8-180) has begun at IWES Dynamic Nacelle Testing Laboratory (DyNaLab) in Bremerhaven (Germany). The drivetrain is undergoing a test campaign that will last until the end of the year, as part of the validation process, which will cover mechanical and electrical tests on the integral chain […]

  • 31 March 2011

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has started the search for organisations and consortia capable of designing and demonstrating low-…   (energytechnologies) [mappress] Source: energytechnologies, March 31, 2011

  • 24 January 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Tyne is stepping up the pace in the race to provide clean, green renewable fuels for the future with £180m investment plans for its south bank estate in South Tyneside. On the back of several years of record growth, the Port has focussed its business strategy for further growth on renewable energy […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    As the offshore wind industry is making important progress to reduce cost of energy in support of an outlook for global average annual growth of 22% to 2023, the European near term outlook shows a sharp decline of more than 60% in grid connected offshore wind capacity in 2016 compared to 2015, as the UK […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The deal on Sumitomo Corporation’s indirect acquisition of 12.5% share of the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm is closing this month, according to SgurrEnergy, who provided independent technical advisory services to Sumitomo Corporation. The services provided by SgurrEnergy included an assessment of the project’s permitting situation, contracting status and structure, construction timescales, capital and operating cost estimates […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The offshore wind industry should abandon the practice of awarding separate leases for offshore wind farms of up to 1GW each and instead start developing large, integrated projects of up to 10GW to lower cost, create value across the supply chain, and stimulate economic growth, Mark Gainsborough Executive Vice President, New Energies, Shell Gas and Power Development B.V., said.

  • 25 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland is getting ready for the start of site surveys after having secured a license by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The investigation works are scheduled to commence in August at the site off the coast of Dundalk in dialogue with the stakeholders and the local […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The rapid expansion of renewable technologies is one of the few bright spots in an otherwise bleak assessment of global progress towards low-carbon energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in an annual report to the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) yesterday. “The drive to clean up the world’s energy system has stalled,” IEA Executive Director […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Authorities

    Richard Murphy of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com, was commenting as the Department for Trade and Industry (DETI) set out its proposals for consultation. Areas covered by the paper include decommissioning powers, safety zones, navigation and certain offshore transmission issues.  “Following the recent announcement from the Crown Estate of the award of development […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Authorities

    After securing an important go-ahead from federal officials, Rhode Island is set to take a critical step toward developing commercial offshore wind programs through the U.S. Department of the Interior’s “Smart from the Start” offshore wind energy initiative. Today, Friday, February 24th at 2:30 p.m. , Governor Lincoln Chafee, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, the Chairman […]

  • 3 June 2011

    Lake Erie’s offshore wind project took a giant leap toward regionalism last week with an agreement to share revenue associated with … By Alison Meaney (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, June 03, 2011;

  • 20 June 2011

      In a world increasingly dominated by the need to reduce environmental impacts, what role does shipping have to play? Technological solutions exist, but which will prove to be the most beneficial and cost effective, and which lie over the horizon? What impact will the other players in the marine and coastal realm have, as […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Ampyx Power has partnered with DSM to develop a tether for its Airborne Wind Energy System (AWES) that is sized to generate a capacity of up to 2MW.