The UK's Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has given away the opportunity to design a wind turbine floating support system to US firm The Glosten Associates.
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Atlantic Offshore has sold its oldest platform support vessel, the Ocean Scout, into the offshore wind market.
A £900,000 project being launched at Scotland's largest offshore windpower conference in Aberdeen today is aimed at supporting growth in the industry's supply chain.
Deals for "new generation" renewable technologies - wind, solar, biomass - are today said to be entering the big time, driving the market to new record highs.
DONG Energy has acquired a 33.3% stake in the first two offshore wind projects in the Hornsea zone from SMart Wind for about £15million.
Hooray ... at last ... a UK company, Scottish to boot, has made a bold step into meaningful manufacturing of components for large wind turbines by buying Finnish company Moventas for £85million.
SCOTLAND'S oil and gas supply chain can help reduce offshore wind-energy costs by at least 20%.
THE European offshore wind market could offer huge opportunities to firms in the UK but issues over financing will dictate how fast it takes off, an event in Aberdeen was told last night.
FIRMS from East Anglia are eyeing the European offshore wind market after cutting their teeth in the UK.
DONG Energy is committing to building the 1.25billion euros offshore windfarm Borkum Riffgrund 1, in the German sector of the North Sea.
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.