Offshore wind industry helicopter evacuation training in Germany is now being certified by a leading verification body.
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North-east port chiefs are looking at how they can meet the needs of the expanding renewable energy industry.
Oil and gas companies could if they wish become key players in the multi-billion offshore wind mega-projects market.
Power cable installation (mainly inter-array cables) is the problem child of the still putative offshore wind industry, which must learn from the huge experience of the offshore oil and gas industry, according to research by Enventi, a UK engineering design and consultancy firm.
Aberdeen's world-class energy expertise has for a decade been recognised as a crucial driving force towards helping Scotland meet its renewable energy targets.
After 11 years at the head of the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR), founder John Best is standing down.
James Fisher and Sons has said it is cementing its offshore renewables business by opening a second marine energy facility in England.
THE announcement that Global Energy Group has finally secured the purchase of the Nigg yard was widely welcomed by politicians and business leaders yesterday.
A group of business leaders from the growing offshore wind industry have been named as heading up a task force to reduce costs in the sector.
A BOAT with rally car-style suspension and a giant mechanical "seahorse" are among the designs receiving funding from a contest to solve problems working on offshore windfarms.
DANISH utility group DONG Energy has diluted its holding in the Walney offshore wind farm, by selling 24.8% of the project to a consortium featuring Dutch Ampere Equity Fund and PGGM for £16million.
The global ocean energy sector is at a turning point, with over 45 wave and tidal prototypes expected to be ocean tested in 2010 and 2011, after only a dozen were installed in 2009, according to US analysts IHS Emerging Energy Research.
German turbine manufacturer Siemens is to become a 49% stakeholder in the Danish offshore wind-turbine installation specialist, A2SEA, and is ploughing £93million (115million euro) into the deal via a new shares purchase.
TROUBLED Aberdeen company SeaEnergy has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Norway's Ulstein Group to co-develop new service vessels for the offshore wind industry.
Oh, joy of joys. It's election time again and, despite the effort and mental pain involved, I feel it's my duty to provide you with unbiased (relatively speaking) advice on which one of the parties aiming to take power at Westminster will be best for the energy sector.
SCOTLAND'S renewable energy expertise will today come under the spotlight at the world's largest offshore wind trade event - the European Offshore Wind Conference (EOWC) in Stockholm, Sweden.
Ramco Energy said yesterday it had enjoyed a tremendous start to the year, focusing on its strategy to gain a foothold in both alternative energy and Iraq.
The UK risks missing out on tens of thousands of jobs in the offshore wind industry unless the Westminster Government gives greater support to the sector.
Mid-February saw the Crown Estate make a number of acreage allocations in Scottish waters to would-be offshore windfarm developers.