As we strive to move from reliance on fossil fuels to renewable energy, one area of crucial importance is offshore wind power. The development of offshore wind farms however comes with inherent safety risks and those risks need to be carefully managed.
Politicians have been accused of letting down offshore workers after plans for a training passport were voted down in Westminster.
A combination of wave energy and floating wind could soon be used to power oil and gas assets as part of an ambitious project.
Developers of Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm are celebrating after the final turbine at the project was successfully installed.
Floating offshore wind could become “subsidy-free” in the UK by the early 2030s, according to a new study.
Technical and business professionals are being offered the chance to further develop their knowledge of the green energy market.
Global Energy Group’s new group chief executive has described the firm as “probably the best positioned organisation in the whole of the UK” to make the most of the expansion in offshore renewables.
A boss at Equinor has said the firm is hopeful of bringing floating offshore wind costs in line with those of bottom-fixed by the end of the decade.
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.
Two of the UK’s leading research organisations in the development of robotics for use in offshore renewables have teamed up to bridge the gap between academia and industry.
Oil and gas doyen Sir Ian Wood said yesterday a “major energy transition park” could help Aberdeen capitalise on the switch to a low carbon economy.
Marine services company James Fisher and Sons has snapped up an offshore wind turbine specialist in a potential £6.5million deal.
Organisations and individuals in the energy industry have been encouraged to share their success stories and enter the annual Offshore Achievement Awards (OAAs).
Subsea expertise in the north-east has the potential to help the UK's ailing economy, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said on his first visit to Aberdeen yesterday
A "catapult" centre to push technology development in offshore renewables is expected to open this summer.
A Moray chartered-vessel company said yesterday the rise of Scotland's renewable-energy industry had trebled its turnover in three years.
Burntisland Fabrications is the sole surviving active offshore fabrication yard in Scotland geared up to building large structures for the oil&gas industry.
SUBSEA UK will have offshore renewables squarely in its sights at its new Subsea Europe conference in London, to be staged on October 30. This is aside from its main market - offshore oil&gas.