A business unit has bee set up by the state-owned Taiwan power company to focus on development of offshore wind projects.
Statoil is said to be looking at a renewables project around Hawaii.
Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. has for decades built hulking platforms to extract oil and natural gas from the seabed. With the collapse of offshore drilling, the company has turned to helping harvest another energy resource: wind.
The U.K. could build facilities to capture and bury carbon pollution under the sea at a similar price to offshore wind farms and nuclear plants, a government adviser will say Monday, setting out options for tackling climate change.
Dong Energy has installed the first of the world's largest wind turbines taller than the London Eye at its windfarm off the coast of Britain.
The boss of a UK energy service firm has agreed to head up a special interest group for the promotion of the offshore wind supply chain.
The developer of a windfarm off the north-east coast has launched a £2.5million research programme into the environmental impact of offshore turbines.
Deepwater Wind is on the verge of completing the first offshore wind farm in U.S. waters, a milestone for an industry that has struggled for a more than decade to build in North America.
The UK’s energy secretary today gave his blessing for a £6billion wind farm project to go ahead off the Yorkshire coast.
ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has assisted in the sailaway of one the world’s largest offshore substations.
Statoil has handed two six-year contracts to energy logistics firm Peterson to provide support for its £1.5billion Dudgeon wind farm project in the southern North Sea. Peterson will provide Statoil with stevedoring and ship agency services, provisions delivery, staff transportation, as well as fuelling from its base in Great Yarmouth. The contract values were not disclosed.
Nigg Energy Park has been identified as the best prepared of Scotland's east coast ports to create jobs from offshore wind contracts in a new industry report. The Cromarty Firth facility's potential was highlighted in the findings of a strategic review, which also examined the capabilities of Invergordon, Aberdeen, Dundee, Montrose, Methil and Rosyth as well as ports on England's east coast. Conducted by the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC), the study focused on the capability of ports to carry out "staging" work, storing and loading offshore wind farm components and carrying out pre-construction activities. It also assessed their ability to manufacture large components in or near their sites.
Jee has won a contract from Scottish Power Renewables to complete an array of cable optimisation study for its East Anglia 1 offshore wind farm off the UK east coast.
A wind energy project in Moray Firth could be delayed after Portugal’s Energias de Portugal (EDP) reconsiders its plans following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.
The chief executive of RenewableUK said offshore wind has been leading a "new infrastructure revolution" in the UK.
Offshore wind businesses are to benefit from £1.5 million of Scottish Government funding aimed at boosting new technologies in the sector.
The cost of renewables technology is set to keep falling into the next decade, boosting the economic case for clean energy, according to an industry group.
Scotland's newly appointed Energy Minister is set to renewables industry for the first time since his appointment.
News that the consortium of developers led by SSE have committed the final £2.6billion investment decision for the 588MW 84-turbine Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland has been welcomed by politicians.
The backers of a £2billion wind farm planned for the outer Forth Estuary have not been scared off by moves to scrap a subsidy agreement, the project’s developer said yesterday. The Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC), which manages for the contracts for difference (CfDs) for the UK Government, said in late March it would terminate the state subsidy for the Neart na Gaoithe (NNG) wind farm. But developer Mainstream Renewable Power said it was not taking the setback lying down and insisted funding was still in place for NNG, which was expected to result in £1.1billion of spending in Scotland and create 600 jobs.
Statoil has awarded UK-based Balfour Beatty a £5.5million contract to deliver the onshore cable and substation system for its £180million floating wind farm project offshore Peterhead.
Analysts Douglas Westwood have claimed more use will be made of helicopters in the offshore wind industry.
The chief executive of JDR has joined the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC).
Offshore survey group Fugro has started assessing the seabed in Aberdeen bay ahead of the construction stage of a £230million wind farm project. Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited (AOWFL), the joint venture company behind the project, said the information gathered would help it design the foundations for the 11-turbine scheme. While an investment decision on the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) has yet to be taken, building work is slated to start in late 2017 ahead of first power in 2018, according to AOWFL.
LEGO has laid out the building blocks to be powered only through renewable energy in the next five years.