Four people are missing after a wind farm installation vessel partially capsized off the coast of China.
The Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior ship will be back in Aberdeen on Saturday to host a panel discussion on the need for a “just transition” for oil workers.
Some of the biggest names in renewable energy are calling on the leaders of the Group of 20 nations to take action to speed up the deployment of green power to prevent dangerous global warming.
Royal Dutch Shell announced late last year it would slash capacity by half at its biggest oil refinery. For Singapore, where the plant has been a mainstay of the economy for six decades, it marked a turning point in one of the most successful bets on fossil fuels in history.
Energy giant BP will make Aberdeen the centre of its global offshore wind business as part of a £10billion spending spree if it secures a lease to install and manage turbines in the North Sea.
Urgent action is needed to ensure that safety in the UK’s renewable energy and carbon capture sectors keeps pace in order to avert a major safety incident, according to a new survey.
The Energy Institute has said the majority of UK workers plan to train for net zero in the coming year, but concerns persist on cost, timing, and availability of courses.
Subsea 7 has announced an agreement to combine its renewables division with Norway’s OHT ASA (Offshore Heavy Transport).
A new industry report has described blue hydrogen as an “essential” part of the UK’s net zero ambitions.
Muir of Ord-based carbon fibre manufacturer SGL Carbon has launched its third recruitment drive since March.
The rise of the machines – it’s not something that’s ever portrayed in a positive light in Sci-Fi movies or novels. But a new legion of souped-up robots is getting ready to boot up and make the offshore energy sector safer, keeping us out of harm’s way.
‘The deep fried mars bar can save the planet’: Offshore helicopters could use ‘chip fat’ fuel to cut emissions
A fuel derived from “chip fat” could be the near-term answer for offshore helicopters to cut emissions, according to an aviation expert.
Simec Atlantis Energy in ‘productive discussions’ with receivers appointed over majority shareholder
Renewables developer Simec Atlantis Energy (SAE) has said it is in “productive discussions” with receivers appointed over its majority shareholder, which is part of the troubled GFG Alliance international metals group.
Lamprell has said it faces “severe pressure” as key projects in Saudi Arabia ramp up.
Petronas, which has yet to make a firm carbon-neutral pledge, sees significant growth ahead for solar and wind, particularly as a hedge against volatile fossil fuel prices, Jay Mariyappan, head of the state-backed Malaysian company’s new energy business told the APAC power and renewables summit.
Southeast Asia is emerging as a hotspot for global solar investment with over $10 billion invested just last year. In 2020, the region represented 12% of the global solar market and installed capacity has more than doubled every year since 2018, Rishab Shrestha, analyst at Wood Mackenzie told the APAC power and renewables summit today.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor is the latest company to confirm its involvement in Scotland’s offshore wind leasing round.
Trade unions and climate campaigners have called for the creation of an “offshore training passport” to help workers move between the oil and gas and renewables sectors more easily.
Renewables continues to trump fossil fuels on costs, with the majority of new developments now producing cheaper energy.
South Asia, which includes India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, is slowly following the rest of the world in the transition towards cleaner energy systems. The subtle shift opens potentially large market opportunities for energy service suppliers.
Investments in Asia Pacific wind and solar power could double to $1.3 trillion over the current decade to 2030 compared with the period 2011-20, predicts Wood Mackenzie. However, in most Asian markets, subsidy-free renewable power will not be able to compete with coal power until 2025 or later, cautioned the energy research company.
Thailand's state-owned oil and gas group, PTT, will invest 20 billion baht ($635 million) in renewable energy in India, China and elsewhere in Asia, as it takes steps to shift from fossil fuels to cleaner energy sources.
Japanese trading conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation will develop a massive onshore wind farm in Laos that will supply electricity to power-hungry Vietnam.
Petrofac has made a senior UK appointment to support the continued growth of its renewables offering.
The chance to take the first step on the career path in the renewable energy sector will be in the spotlight at an event this week.