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Anglo-German agreement to collaborate on wind power development

  Working together for the development of future offshore renewable energy was the force behind a new Anglo-German agreement signed in Lowestoft. OrbisEnergy and WAB, the Wind Energy Agency...

Anglo-German agreement to collaborate on wind power development

Damen Commissions ‘Seajacks Hydra’ in Less than 10 Days

The Seajacks Hydra, a jack-up vessel owned by Seajacks UK Ltd., was commissioned within 10 days at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam, which is part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion. In late July, a...

Damen Commissions ‘Seajacks Hydra’ in Less than 10 Days

James Fisher Gets Onboard MeyGen Tidal Energy Project

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) secured a contract with MeyGen to complete the offshore installation activities associated with the construction of the first phase (Phase 1A) of its ground...

James Fisher Gets Onboard MeyGen Tidal Energy Project

RWE Releases Report on Triton Knoll Cable Connection

RWE Innogy published a report outlining the results of a study undertaken with National Grid which considered the merits of 17 different substations across the east coast of England. The report...

RWE Releases Report on Triton Knoll Cable Connection

Galloper Offshore Wind Farm announces its first preferred supplier

A UK based consortium appointed and awarded Galloper’s largest contract to date   300 jobs secured in the UK’s offshore renewables supply chain    Galloper...

Galloper Offshore Wind Farm announces its first preferred supplier

Marine Power Systems Boosts Its Team with Three New Members

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has boosted its team with three new members of staff....

Marine Power Systems Boosts Its Team with Three New Members

Project Status: Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

RWE Innogy UK continues to lead the development and construction of Galloper Offshore Wind Farm after agreeing exit arrangements with SSE. Along with this announcement, the company has provided a...

Project Status: Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

Galloper OWF: SSE Shakes Hands with RWE on Pull-Out Plan

SSE has agreed exit terms with its 50:50 joint venture partner, RWE Innogy for its interest in the Galloper offshore wind farm project. In March, SSE announced that it would not be progressing its...

Galloper OWF: SSE Shakes Hands with RWE on Pull-Out Plan

Crown Estate Regulates Seabed Archaeological Discoveries

The Crown Estate, manager of the UK seabed, has launched a Protocol for archaeological discoveries that have been uncovered on the seabed through offshore renewables activity.   The offshore...

Crown Estate Regulates Seabed Archaeological Discoveries

Siemens Signs Electrical System Infrastructure Deal for Dudgeon OWF

Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited has awarded the contract for the Electrical System Infrastructure for its Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd. Siemens Signs...

Siemens Signs Electrical System Infrastructure Deal for Dudgeon OWF

Three East Anglia Ports Boost Local Economy

The true scale of the economic contribution of Associated British Ports’ three ports in East Anglia has been revealed in a new report by independent consultants Arup. Together the three ports...

Three East Anglia Ports Boost Local Economy

UK Govt Sets CfD Allocation Dates

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has determined the dates for the allocation of Contracts for Difference for clean energy. The first round starts on October 14 and ends on March...

UK Govt Sets CfD Allocation Dates

Revolutionary offshore desalination unit receives SCORE funding

4NRg has secured £42k of grant funding from the Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE) programme for their innovative desalination unit. Research and development...

Revolutionary offshore desalination unit receives SCORE funding

Innovative data streaming tool for offshore sector receives SCORE grant

Grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has awarded 4C Offshore a grant for £22,000 to develop an innovative web delivery system for its vast amount of...

Innovative data streaming tool for offshore sector receives SCORE grant

Innovative Wave Energy Converter Receives SCORE grant

Grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has announced Marine Power Systems’ WaveSub as the latest innovation to receive funding. Marine Power Systems...

Innovative Wave Energy Converter Receives SCORE grant

CWind Board appoints new commercial director

CWind, a leading provider of integrated services to the offshore wind industry, today announced it has appointed Jemma Eaton to the board of directors as Commercial Director. The former Commercial...

CWind Board appoints new commercial director

Missed the green deal? Suffolk Energy Action is open for business

The Home Improvement Fund may be closed to new applications but if you are a Suffolk resident you can still get up to £6000 of funding for home improvements. The Government's Green Deal Home...

Missed the green deal? Suffolk Energy Action is open for business

Catapult leads O&M brains pool

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has teamed up with eight offshore wind farm operators to investigate new ways of slashing O&M costs in the sector. A target of £100/MWh for...

Catapult leads O&M brains pool

New PPE contract awarded to Great Yarmouth based OAASIS Group Ltd for local wind farm project.

Leading MRO and PPE distributors OAASIS Group Ltd, based in Great Yarmouth and Aberdeen, have been awarded a new PPE supply contract following a competitive tendering process. The 3 year framework...

New PPE contract awarded to Great Yarmouth based OAASIS Group Ltd for local wind farm project.

East of England takes windpower message into Europe

The East of England is the powerhouse of the global windpower sector - that's the message it is taking straight to the heart of Europe. More than 1000 exhibitors are expected at the new...

East of England takes windpower message into Europe

Leaders continue to focus on future economic growth for Suffolk

Suffolk Leaders came together today to focus on transforming the economy of the county in partnership with the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership. Leaders from across Suffolk came together...

Leaders continue to focus on future economic growth for Suffolk

Equalizer Wins EEEGR’s Low Carbon Award

Unique British designed and manufactured smart tools for use in pipeline maintenance stole the show at the EEEGR Energy Innovation Awards at Norwich City Football Club’s Top of the...

Equalizer Wins EEEGR’s Low Carbon Award

Dalby Swale Goes to Work

Dalby Swale has helft Alicat Workboats in Great Yarmouth and is now heading for Lowestoft, where she will begin her first job on the Greater Gabbard Wind Farm. Dalby Swale, the new 23m vessel built...

Dalby Swale Goes to Work

Gamesa, AREVA Strive to Create Global Leader in Offshore Wind

Gamesa and AREVA signed binding agreements for the creation of a joint venture in the promising offshore wind energy industry, culminating the exclusive talks initiated last January. The closing of...

Gamesa, AREVA Strive to Create Global Leader in Offshore Wind

Sif Scores Dudgeon Foundation Contract

The Dudgeon Wind Farm Limited has awarded the contract for the Monopile Foundation Fabrication for its Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to Sif Group B.V. The contract covers the procurement, fabrication...

Sif Scores Dudgeon Foundation Contract

VSMC Lands Dudgeon Cable Deal

VSMC has been awarded a EUR 110 million contract by Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, owned by Norwegian companies Statoil and Statkraft, for the export and inter-array cabling for the Dudgeon Offshore...

VSMC Lands Dudgeon Cable Deal

Statoil, Statkraft Commence Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Statoil and Statkraft have decided to start building the Dudgeon offshore wind farm off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The project aims for full production in late 2017. When completed, Dudgeon will...

Statoil, Statkraft Commence Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Construction

‘Dalby Swale’ Prepares for Greater Gabbard Wind Farm

‘Dalby Swale’, the new wind farm support vessel, is preparing for its first assignment on the Greater Gabbard wind farm. In final acceptance trials yesterday the vessel achieved 34...

‘Dalby Swale’ Prepares for Greater Gabbard Wind Farm

Hydrosphere Provides O&M Services to FLiDAR

Hydrosphere is working with FLiDAR NV offering operations and maintenance services for the FLiDAR wind measurement buoys that are deployed within UK waters.  FLiDAR NV has developed the...

Hydrosphere Provides O&M Services to FLiDAR

SSE, MHI Sponsor Green Energy Debate

Inverness pupils talked their way to the top prize at the Big Green Challenge debating competition.   Charleston Academy triumphed for the second year running, competing against 19 schools...

SSE, MHI Sponsor Green Energy Debate

Lloyd’s Register Funds Postgraduates in Structural Integrity

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation has signed a heads of agreement with TWI to provide £15 million research funding to establish the new National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC)...

Lloyd’s Register Funds Postgraduates in Structural Integrity

Dalby Offshore in Centrica’s Team

Dalby Offshore is yet again working with Centrica as part of the new initiative ‘One Team’ Programme which brings together 16 contract partner companies all working together to...

Dalby Offshore in Centrica’s Team

RenewableUK: DECC’s Statistics Prove the Case for Wind Power

RenewableUK says new statistics published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change prove the case for wind power. The figures show that 19.4% of all the UK’s electricity mix in the...

RenewableUK: DECC’s Statistics Prove the Case for Wind Power

RenewableUK Publishes Manifesto ahead of UK’s 2015 General Election

RenewableUK, the trade body for the wind and marine energy industries, has issued its Manifesto ahead of the 2015 General Election in United Kingdom. The document, which lays out its policy asks...

RenewableUK Publishes Manifesto ahead of UK’s 2015 General Election

The Crown Estate: Investment in Scottish Offshore Renewables Rises

The 2014 Crown Estate Scotland Report, published today, shows a 13.6% increase on net capital investment to £5 million, with a significant proportion of overall investment over the year...

The Crown Estate: Investment in Scottish Offshore Renewables Rises

Iberdrola to Invest in UK’s Energy Security

Ignacio Galán, chairman of IBERDROLA and ScottishPower, today told the UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey in London that the company’s ambitious investment programme in the...

Iberdrola to Invest in UK’s Energy Security

The Crown Estate Hails GIB’s Investment

The Crown Estate has welcomed today’s announcement by the Green Investment Bank to raise a £1 billion fund to encourage new private investors to invest in offshore wind farms in the...

The Crown Estate Hails GIB’s Investment

Fred. Olsen’s Trio to Transfer Walney O&M Crew

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier A/S has entered into an agreement with Walney (UK) Offshore Windfarms Limited for the operations and maintenance on Walney offshore wind farm. The three year contract, signed...

Fred. Olsen’s Trio to Transfer Walney O&M Crew

Kitty Petra Heads Out to First Charter after Seawork

Tidal Transit’s newest personnel transfer vessel (PTV), Kitty Petra, began the first of her planned charter contracts after making her debut at Seawork International earlier this...

Kitty Petra Heads Out to First Charter after Seawork

Bond Dickinson’s Lawyers Secure Consent for East Anglia OWF

Bond Dickinson LLP Planning & Infrastructure lawyers have advised East Anglia offshore wind farm, a ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall joint-venture, on the full consenting matrix for the...

Bond Dickinson’s Lawyers Secure Consent for East Anglia OWF

Tendring Council Working to Realise Economic Strategy

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...

Tendring Council Working to Realise Economic Strategy

Two Dalby’s Vessels Head Out to Greater Gabbard OWF

Dalby Offshore Wind Farm Support Vessels ‘Dalby Wharfe’ and ‘Dalby Humber’ are to carry out maintenance work for Siemens on the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind...

Two Dalby’s Vessels Head Out to Greater Gabbard OWF

Dalby Takes Delivery of 23m WFSV at Seawork

The ‘Dalby Swale’ was visited by 1000′s of visitors over the 3 days and was open for viewing, with tours been taken by Dalby Offshore Skipper Colin Palmer and Deck Hand Paul...

Dalby Takes Delivery of 23m WFSV at Seawork