offshore renewable energy News

  • MTS Technology Enables Innovation In Offshore Renewable Energy

     MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that the MTS Non-Torque Loading (NTL) System has been installed and accepted at the 3MW Drive Train Test Facility (3 megawatt) of the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec), ...

  • GCube Increases Capacity to $100 Million for Offshore Renewable Energy

    GCube, the leading provider of insurance services for the renewable energy industry, has increased its underwriting line size by an additional $50 Million for offshore renewable energy projects, bringing the total available capacity for a single project to $100 Million. With significant growth in the offshore renewable energy sector, particularly in Europe and potentially the US and South East ...


    By Marketwire

  • Offshore renewable energy sites provide new habitat for marine species

    Offshore renewable energy sites may provide new ‘stepping stone’ habitats for marine species, a recent study suggests. They could allow some species to spread beyond their present range and help vulnerable creatures survive in the face of climate change. However, they may also allow harmful invasive species to spread, the researchers warn, and the effects of such projects must be ...

  • FERC, interior department sign agreement on offshore renewable energy

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the U.S. Department of the Interior have formalized an agreement for working cooperatively to lease and license renewable energy projects on the U.S. outer continental shelf (OCS). Following up on a general agreement reached in March, the two federal agencies signed a Memorandum of Understanding on April 9 to clarify each agency's jurisdictional ...

  • ScottishPower Renewables Update on Argyll Array Offshore Windfarm

    Following detailed technical and environmental site studies, ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has confirmed that they will not be taking forward their lease option to develop the Argyll Array Offshore Windfarm in the near future. The company has stated that the project may be viable to reconsider as offshore wind technology develops in the longer term, but estimates that will not be within the next ...


    By ScottishPower

  • Address to the Renewables UK Offshore Wind Conference

    Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to start by taking you back 15 years to the year 2000, the first year of the new millennium. It was the year the Spice Girls broke up. The year Chris Evans stopped making TFI Friday. It was the year we partied to see in the millennium. But what is the significance of this milestone year for us ...

  • Germany: renewable energy - an overview

    Germany’s renewable energy goals are ambitious. In order to cut 270 million metric tons of CO2 emissions between 2006 and 2020, the federal government announced an action program that fosters the production and consumption of energy produced from renewable sources, thereby encouraging a significant increase in energy efficiency. Germany strives to be the worldwide leader by 2050 in all ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The outlook for renewable energy

    In December 2011 Bloomberg New Energy Finance reported that the one trillionth dollar of investment in clean energy had been spent since it began keeping records on such spending in 2004.   This milestone was significant noted Bloomberg, because it happened just as negotiators and world leaders were gathering in Durban for the latest round of international climate negotiations. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Renewable Energy Awards

    Good evening. I’m delighted to see so many of you here for what promises to be a very interesting night. Before I start, I must mention the venue. It is an inspired choice! Luxury meets low carbon. In 2013 The Savoy won five awards for its commitment to reduce its environmental impacts – reducing energy consumption by an impressive 30% and greenhouse gas ...

  • Global Renewable Energy Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Renewable Energy Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • The Renewable Energy Developers Guide

    In terms of economic profit the average range of ROI increases with the scale of the renewable energy project. With capacity above 1,000kW or a 1MW, returns are usually above 10% to 15%. At the smaller scale due to the construction costs and the reduction in efficiency of the resource harvesting, ROIs are typically 2% to 8%. As a result of the uncertainty and technical risk of many renewable ...


  • EI and The Crown Estate publish construction vessel guideline for the offshore renewables industry

    The Crown Estate, manager of the UK seabed, and the Energy Institute (EI) have collaborated on the development of the publication - Construction vessel guideline for the offshore renewables industry - to support the safe and successful delivery of offshore renewable energy projects in the UK. This guideline follows on from the publication Vessel safety guide – Guidance for offshore ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Wind Energy Update: Offshore Wind 2011: the Facts

    Wind Energy Update reports offshore wind, with its incomparably high energy production per hour witnessed important developments during 2011: RWE - The fifth largest utility company in Europe, with 3 offshore wind projects in the UK (North Hoyle, Rhyl Flats and Greater Gabbard) and a pipeline of 6.5GW of offshore wind capacity, announced 40% increase in its annual renewables investments to ...


    By PRWeb

  • European Commission prepares offshore wind energy plan

    The European Commission is inviting investors, project developers, wind turbine manufacturers, energy companies, government services, environmental NGOs and all other interested stakeholders, including the general public, to help identify the key barriers for the further development of offshore wind energy in Europe and what might be done to overcome them. On 23 January 2008 the Commission made a ...

  • Searoc Strengthens Its Support To Offshore Renewable Energy Developments Through New Dundee Office

    International marine engineering company SeaRoc has announced the opening of a further office in Scotland to support’s the country’s growing offshore wind farm and marine renewables industries. Located in Dundee, the new office opened on November 12th and houses a number of marine engineering experts, including David Wotherspoon who joins SeaRoc as Development ...


    By SeaRoc Group

  • Oregon offshore wind energy farm project announced

    A Seattle company is being given the green light to develop plans to build the West Coast's first offshore wind energy farm - five floating turbines off Oregon's Coos Bay, federal and state officials said Wednesday. The 30-megawatt pilot project was announced at a press conference by Gov. John Kitzhaber, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell ...


    By Associated Press

  • Offshore wind & transmission forum

    Last week the EU council agreed to allocate EUR 576 million to offshore wind projects within the EU, as part of the stimulus package. Nearly half of the allocation is earmarked for offshore wind transmission infrastructure projects which will provide a huge boost to the offshore wind industry and help open up the private sector investment opportunities.Green Power Conferences’ Offshore Wind and ...


    By Green Power Conferences

  • Google to join good energies in offshore wind consortium

    Good Energies, a leading global investor in renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, today announced an investment in the $5 billion Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) backbone transmission project, with a significant but unspecified contribution by Internet giant Google inc. The transmission backbone will provide approximately 6,000 MW of offshore wind capacity, enough power to serve 1.9 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • A good week for renewable energy in the UK

    A good week for renewables in the UK? Thursday 23rd September saw the official opening of the world's largest offshore windfarm. Based in Kent, it will generate enough energy to power 200,000 homes and be provided by a total of 341 turbines, with construction to be finalized over the next 4 years, However there has been dismay that only 20% of the potential labour force/supply chain will come ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

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