A 450-mile subsea power cable linking the UK and Norway has started commercial operations, allowing the two countries to share renewable energy, National Grid said.
With pressure on margins and the drive to lower the carbon footprint of offshore and onshore operations, electrically powered reel drive systems (RDSs) have become the systems of choice over those using hydraulic engines.
The 20 year saga of connecting – or not connecting - the Western Isles to the National Grid via a subsea cable across the Minch has taken a new and dramatic turn which should surely change the terms of the debate.
A new subsea power cable to France has been launched which will be able to provide enough zero carbon electricity for a million British homes, National Grid has said.
Norway's GC Rieber Shipping, through its subsidiary Polar Explorer, has entered into a time charter agreement with cable company Nexans for the CSV Polar King for a fixed period of about eight-and-a-half months.
SUBOCEAN Group is doubling the size of its premises as staff numbers hit 175.
A COMPANY developing ocean-going buoys that convert wave energy into electricity will test its latest technology at Emec, the Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre.