Very few offshore wind turbines have so far been decommissioned anywhere -- and little significant activity is expected on that front until the end of the current decade.
Offshore wind technicians who are tired of getting caught short on the high seas could soon be spared the discomfort and embarrassment thanks to a newly-developed, in-turbine toilet.
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.
The floating offshore wind sector will have to overcome “huge” mobilisation challenges in order to get up and running, according to an industry expert.
North Sea oil giants Shell and Total have joined a UK floating offshore wind consortium created to drive forward the technology.
North-east firms are among a group of UK energy companies who yesterday agreed a deal to develop and provide renewable energy technologies, services and research in China.
The success of the southern North Sea’s offshore wind sector not only makes it an interesting hotbed of renewable energy activity in the UK, it also points toward the future developments of the sector and how it is helping some forgotten coastal communities engineer a brighter future for themselves.
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult's energy analyst Tom Quinn has identified five key trends that he predicts will take off in 2020 in the world of offshore renewable energy.
Offshore wind jackets manufactured by UK firms costs around £40 million more than their foreign counterparts, according to a new fabrication report.
The financial controller of Forth Ports, Alex Smith, has today been appointed to the board of the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has announced it will share data from its Hywind floating wind farm with the UK renewable energy sector.
The world's most powerful wind turbine has arrived in the UK for testing against some of the world's toughest offshore conditions.
Aberdeen’s longstanding oil and gas pedigree could help the city become a natural headquarters for the UK floating wind industry, according to Scotland’s Energy Minister.
A consortium of five UK universities has unveiled new robot technology designed for the inspection, repair and maintenance of offshore energy assets.
The first six-figure funding pot to improve competitiveness in the offshore wind supply chain has been released today by the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP).
Technology and innovation organisation the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has announced that it has given business support to 600 small to medium enterprises (SMEs) since it started in 2013.
The world's largest wind turbine blade has arrived in the UK for testing at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult facility in Northumberland.
A new £1.5 million innovation fund is to be launched by wind power developer Vattenfall and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, with testing planned off the coast of Aberdeen.
A new project to set up develop the "world's first" robotic wind farm inspection and repair tool is to get £4 million investment.
A sense of "pace and purpose" is required to ensure Scotland doesn't miss out on a renewable energy supply chain boom, according to two trade unions ahead of a Holyrood committee roundtable meeting today.
Energy services giant Wood has announced the completion of its first lidar testing at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s new lidar test and verification facility in Levenmouth, Fife.
The man in charge of “drawing out" the skills from the oil and gas supply chain into the Scottish renewables marketplace has suggested the north-east is the "best place to do business" right now.
A new tidal erosion technology could save the average big wind project up to £8.6 million over its lifetime.
Smashing a wind industry benchmark of 100% generation shows it's "time for Scotland to capitalise" on its success, a wind sector boss has claimed.
GE Renewable Energy and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult last night announced a £9 million research partnership.