Japan will promote the use of offshore wind generation and battery storage in its new effort to become carbon neutral by 2050, according to a government official, indicating how the nation might change its policies to meet the ambitious goal.
Plans to build an onshore wind farm, which developers claim will deliver a “host of benefits” to the local community, in the south-east of Scotland have been given the green light.
Scottish energy service firms are being encouraged to partner up with their counterparts in France in order to make inroads into its emerging offshore wind market.
The future of Scottish manufacturer Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab) now hangs in the balance after the Scottish Government confirmed it has pulled support for the firm.
Wind farm proposals in Skye and Caithness received polar opposite reactions from councillors at yesterday’s Highland Council north planning committee.
A new £3.5m offshore innovation programme has been launched today, primarily targeting supply chain companies located in the North of Tyne area with opportunities to fund and support technology innovation in the offshore wind and subsea sectors.
It’s hoped a new “cutting-edge” tool to improve health and safety in offshore renewables could save the industry millions of pounds every year.
Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has successfully completed jacket installations for Ørsted’s major Hornsea Two offshore wind farm development.
Vattenfall’s Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm could generate more than £100 million for the north-east economy over the next two decades, according to a new study.
Offshore wind giant Ørsted has signed a multi-million pound deal with a Scottish engineering firm in an effort to increase worker safety at its Hornsea Two development.
Aberdeenshire has been ranked second in the UK for regions with the most offshore wind installations, according to new research.
The floating offshore wind sector will have to overcome “huge” mobilisation challenges in order to get up and running, according to an industry expert.
A new group has been set up to make sure Scotland’s energy supply chain companies benefit from new floating offshore wind projects in Scotland and the UK.
The first turbine foundation for Ørsted’s huge Hornsea Two offshore wind development in the Southern North Sea has been installed.
The head of the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group is confident Westminster’s “green industrial revolution” pledge will create opportunities for the city to demonstrate its expertise.
Offshore wind consultancy firm OWC has hired James Rinkel to lead the development of its project engineering team.
French energy giant Total has become a 20% shareholder in the Eolmed floating wind farm pilot project in the Mediterranean.