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East of England’s Energy Representatives Head to Parliament

About 200 representatives from the East of England’s energy sector are heading to the House of Commons next month to meet business secretary Vince Cable and energy secretary Ed Davey. They...

East of England’s Energy Representatives Head to Parliament

40th AREVA Wind Turbine Installed at Global Tech I

The construction of towers and nacelles in the North Sea wind farm Global Tech I is running in full gear: During the weekend the 40th AREVA Wind turbine has been installed. The two high performance...

40th AREVA Wind Turbine Installed at Global Tech I

RUK Welcomes IPCC’s Call for Energy Shift

Commenting on publication of the 3rd UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which calls for a shift away from fossil fuels to focus instead on developing renewable energy sources,...

RUK Welcomes IPCC’s Call for Energy Shift

CWind awarded 2 year contract with Siemens

CWind, a leading provider of services to the offshore wind industry, has announced that it has won a renewal of its contact to provide turbine technician services to Siemens. Over the next two years...

CWind awarded 2 year contract with Siemens

Windfarm developers boost East of England hopes

Two international windfarm developers have committed themselves to massive developments off the Norfolk coast in a major confidence boost to the East of England windpower sector. Delegates at an...

Windfarm developers boost East of England hopes

Britain’s Wind Industry on Top of the Game

RenewableUK says a new report which shows that investment in the British wind industry increased by nearly 50% last year to £3.5 billion provides more compelling evidence of the case to develop...

Britain’s Wind Industry on Top of the Game

EPSRC Funding for Centre of Renewable Energy Marine Structures

The Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has announced 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs). One of these, a new £7.8m Centre for Structural Integrity & Materials...

EPSRC Funding for Centre of Renewable Energy Marine Structures

ORE Catapult and Narec Merge to Boost UK’s Offshore Renewables Industry

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) have today announced that they are merging to form a national champion for the development and cost...

ORE Catapult and Narec Merge to Boost UK’s Offshore Renewables Industry

Seajacks Wraps Up Meerwind OWF

Seajacks reached a major milestone on the Meerwind offshore wind farm project yesterday. Namely, Seajacks Zaratan jack-up vessel installed the final blade on the 80th wind turbine. The 288MW...

Seajacks Wraps Up Meerwind OWF

Sembmarine SLP Welcomes Lowestoft Conference Initiative (UK)

The Lowestoft Conference will take place on 15 April 2014 at Rotterdam Road in Lowestoft. Sembmarine SLP Managing Director Paul Thomson has welcomed the Lowestoft Conference initiative,...

Sembmarine SLP Welcomes Lowestoft Conference Initiative (UK)

RenewableUK: Siemens’ 1,000-job wind turbine manufacturing announcement is “a major coup for the British wind industry”

Reacting to the announcement by Siemens that it will build wind turbine production and installation facilities at two sites in Yorkshire, investing £160 million, RenewableUK’s Chief...

RenewableUK: Siemens’ 1,000-job wind turbine manufacturing announcement is “a major coup for the British wind industry”

Njord Takes Delivery of Its First Twin Axe

Njord Offshore from Essex, UK, have taken delivery of their first 26m Twin Axe built by Damen Shipyards Group. The vessel was ordered early January 2014 and the delivery took place on 27th...

Njord Takes Delivery of Its First Twin Axe

Four Companies Get GBP 4 Mln to Reduce Offshore Wind Costs

Four businesses have been awarded over £4million to spur on innovation in lowering the costs of generating offshore wind energy, UK’s Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker...

Four Companies Get GBP 4 Mln to Reduce Offshore Wind Costs

East Anglia: RenewableUK and Natural England to host joint offshore wind industry event

  More than 60 delegates are expected at the event − the first of its kind −  including offshore wind companies and representatives from the Department for Environment,...

East Anglia: RenewableUK and Natural England to host joint offshore wind industry event

Three East Anglian SMEs Win Offshore Energy Cash

Grant scheme Supply Chain Innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE) has named the first three East Anglian SMEs to bag funding. North-Norfolk based offshore wind farm specialist Tidal Transit...

Three East Anglian SMEs Win Offshore Energy Cash

Offshore Renewables Could Bring GBP 6.7 Bln to UK Economy

The UK economy could gain £6.7bn per year and 150,000 jobs by 2020 from the development of offshore renewable energy resources, according to a report published today by the Offshore Renewable...

Offshore Renewables Could Bring GBP 6.7 Bln to UK Economy

UK: Energy Minister Recognises East of England’s Contribution

The East of England’s crucial role in helping meet the UK’s future energy needs won praise from Energy Minister Michael Fallon at the SNS2014 Conference gala dinner at Norfolk Showground,...

UK: Energy Minister Recognises East of England’s Contribution

East Anglia SMEs bag offshore cash

Grant scheme Supply Chain Innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy has named the first three East Anglian SMEs to bag funding. North-Norfolk based offshore wind farm specialist Tidal Transit will...

East Anglia SMEs bag offshore cash

East Anglia Zone Could Become Center of OW Development

The East Anglia Offshore Windfarm Zone could become an international flagship for the industry, according to its developers. Jonathan Cole, managing director of Iberdrola Offshore Wind, told the...

East Anglia Zone Could Become Center of OW Development

Major Utility Company Awards New Wind Farm Contract To Great Yarmouth Based Oaasis Group

Following a competitive tendering process conducted on behalf of one of the big 6 energy companies by ECOSSE SUBSEA SYSTEMS, industrial supply company OAASIS GROUP LTD was awarded a two year...

MAJOR UTILITY COMPANY AWARDS NEW WIND FARM CONTRACT TO GREAT YARMOUTH BASED OAASIS GROUP

All Riffgat Wind Turbines Feeding Power to the Grid

In a record time of less than three weeks after  grid connection of the Riffgat offshore wind farm, the energy company EWE has put all 30 wind turbines into operation. “Since the...

All Riffgat Wind Turbines Feeding Power to the Grid

Alicat Gets Funds to Build New All Weather Facility

Alicat Workboats Ltd has received £165,000 funding from the Coastal Communities Fund. This funding will help the constructing a new all weather facility at the company’s Great Yarmouth...

Alicat Gets Funds to Build New All Weather Facility

UK Shadow Energy Minister Visits Seajacks

Seajacks UK hosted the UK Shadow Energy Minister, Julie Elliott, MP at its Great Yarmouth offices today for discussions on the shape of the Labour Party’s Energy Policy and for the Shadow...

UK Shadow Energy Minister Visits Seajacks

Bold Tern Deployed at Global Tech I OWF

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd., which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has been awarded an additional transport and installation contract by the German...

Bold Tern Deployed at Global Tech I OWF

OrbisEnergy tenant 4C Offshore - Job Vacancies

Please follow the link for current job vacancies at 4C Offshore:- http://www.4coffshore.com/index.html    

OrbisEnergy tenant 4C Offshore - Job Vacancies

RenewableUK announces new Chairman

RenewableUK announces new Chairman RenewableUK today announced that at its Board Meeting of 25th February 2014, Julian Brown, AREVA Wind’s Country Director for the UK, and Chairman of Norstec,...

RenewableUK announces new Chairman

2013 Bumper Year for Wind Power

2013 bumper year for wind power Provisional statistics released today by the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) show that the amount of electricity produced by wind grew 38% from 2012...

2013 Bumper Year for Wind Power

Mancunians win at Gabbard

Manchester company Granada Material Handling has been awarded a contract to manufacture, deliver and commission 140 replacement davit crane units for the 504MW Greater Gabbard offshore wind...

Mancunians win at Gabbard

East Anglia: EEEZ steps up international promotion of region’s energy sector

The campaign to attract inward investment to the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ) is stepping up a notch this year as it targets potential investors at major offshore energy events in Europe. The...

East Anglia: EEEZ steps up international promotion of region’s energy sector

Ensuring Future for East of England Offshore Renewables

Innovation and technology are crucial to the long-term future of the offshore renewables industry in the East of England. And both came under the microscope of nearly 100 delegates at a conference...

Ensuring Future for East of England Offshore Renewables

DECC Sets Out Plan to Keep UK’s Leading Position in Offshore Wind

Maximising the economic benefit from offshore wind is a key priority for the UK Government, reveals a new report. The Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB) annual report explains how the board is...

DECC Sets Out Plan to Keep UK’s Leading Position in Offshore Wind

EU Parliament’s 2030 Targets Could Reduce Emissions Up to 54 Pct

The resolution of the European Parliament of 5th February 2014, supporting a 30% share of renewables in final energy consumption by 2030 and a 40% energy savings target (“30%/40% target”)...

EU Parliament’s 2030 Targets Could Reduce Emissions Up to 54 Pct

Development of London Array Phase 2 Terminated

Phase 2 of the London Array offshore wind farm will not be developed, the consortium behind the project informed today. Members of the consortium (DONG Energy owns 50%, E.ON has 30% and Masdar has...

Development of London Array Phase 2 Terminated

OrbisEnergy to Host Innovative Offshore Renewables Technology Gathering

OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft’s own innovation centre for offshore renewables, is hosting a special gathering on February 18th when leading industry players will offer the latest news from wind, wave...

OrbisEnergy to Host Innovative Offshore Renewables Technology Gathering

Bold Tern wins offshore wind turbine installation contract in US

Bold Tern, a ship-owning company indirectly owned by Bonheur and Ganger Rolf, has received a contract from Deepwater Wind Block Island to install wind turbines offshore of Rhode Island, the...

Bold Tern wins offshore wind turbine installation contract in US

Region set for breakthrough in windpower investment

The East of England could be on the verge of a  major breakthrough in its attempts to win a major slice of the offshore  windpower market, according to a director of the East of England...

Region set for breakthrough in windpower investment

East of England Energy Businesses Urged to Take Online Survey

An online survey has been launched the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) in association with PwC, RBS and Mills and Reeve, with an aim to build up a much better picture of the region’s...

East of England Energy Businesses Urged to Take Online Survey

CWind Wins Gwynt y Môr OWF Contract

CWind has announced that it has won a contract to support CT Offshore in the installation of 63 of the 161 inter-array cables at the 576MW Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm off the North Wales...

CWind Wins Gwynt y Môr OWF Contract

OrbisEnergy Encourages Companies to Use Its Facilities

A new initiative is under way to encourage businesses to make even greater use of the OrbisEnergy centre in Lowestoft. After marking the fifth anniversary of the five-storey landmark centre, there...

OrbisEnergy Encourages Companies to Use Its Facilities

Wind power revolution gathers pace with £3.5m investment at Lowestoft

More than 200 industry representatives attended a briefing at the Orbis Energy Centre in Lowestoft yesterday to hear that the Suffolk port had been chosen as the operations and maintenance base for...

Wind power revolution gathers pace with £3.5m investment at Lowestoft

Galloper Offshore Wind Farm Selects Lowestoft for O&M Base

Galloper Offshore Wind Farm Limited can confirm the signing of an agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) to locate its Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base at Lowestoft. The port is...

Galloper Offshore Wind Farm Selects Lowestoft for O&M Base

OREC and Crown Estate fund £850,000 offshore wind database

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (OREC) and the UK’s Crown Estatehave committed £850,000 to kick-start a performance data platform aimed at improving wind turbine operational...

OREC and Crown Estate fund £850,000 offshore wind database

Sembmarine eyes North Sea drive

Offshore engineering, construction and support services specialist Sembmarine SLP is setting up additional UK facilities at Lowestoft in Suffolk and Aberdeen as it chases opportunities in the North...

Sembmarine eyes North Sea drive

Global Tech I Extends Contract for Brave Tern

OrbisEnergy tenant, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd, has been awarded an extended contract with the German company Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH for the work that will be performed using...

Global Tech I Extends Contract for Brave Tern

UK: Seajacks Waiting Political Certainty to Acquire Another OW Vessel

OrbisEnergy graduate tenant Seajacks could expand its workforce from the current 260 to 450 in the next two years, the company’s CEO Blair Ainslie is cited by the EDP24 news site as...

UK: Seajacks Waiting Political Certainty to Acquire Another OW Vessel

European Commission sets EU binding renewable energy target for 2030

The EU commission today announced an EU wide binding renewable energy target of 27% by 2030. This will not be translated in to national binding targets on renewable energy as we currently have...

European Commission sets EU binding renewable energy target for 2030