Dutch services firm Fugro has begun a four-month marine site characterisation campaign at two major North Sea wind development sites.
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A project satellite-tracking hundreds of British and Irish seabirds has revealed new insights into where species search for food at sea.
Statoil will partner with E.ON as it enters the German offshore wind market with the EUR1.2billion Arkona project.
Just about everyone, with the not-very-notable exception of Donald Trump, favours offshore wind farms - at least in principle.
Much time is required and significant legislation needs to be enacted before the UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) can start in earnest. It will first need state-aid approval, to get a structure up and running, and then legislation to agree to borrowing powers for its initial £3 billion capitalisation - a process expected to take until 2015.
A further windfarm construction ship has been ordered by Danish contractor at a cost of around $155million with delivery set for 2014.
North-east firm SeaEnergy said yesterday Steve Remp, its executive chairman, had stepped down from the board.
More than £43billion is expected to be spent on new offshore wind installations over the next five years, according to a report by energy business advisor Douglas-Westwood.
Offshore wind farms in England and Wales are set to receive more subsidies than previously planned in the next few years under proposals from the UK Government today.
FIRMS from East Anglia are eyeing the European offshore wind market after cutting their teeth in the UK.
FACING a coalition government-led era of austerity, East Anglia has put the energy industry at the centre of its economic future.
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