£920k boost to Scotland’s offshore wind ambitions

£920k boost to Scotland’s offshore wind ambitions

  A £920,000 programme to advance offshore wind research in Scotland has been announced by Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, which will be based around Levenmouth Demonstration Turbine, a demonstration offshore wind turbine located at the Fife Energy Park off the East Fife coast. The site is already a demonstration hub for businesses across the UK to test […]

Tekmar Energy awarded it’s first large contract in mainland China

Tekmar Energy awarded it’s first large contract in mainland China

Following a successful supply and installation of its systems on the first project in Taiwan last year, the Formosa 1 demonstrator project, Tekmar Energy has been awarded a large contract to protect array cables on the 400MW Binhai North H2 Offshore Windfarm project, in the Jiangsu province of China. The 400MW Binhai North H2 project is currently underway, […]

Havyard designs another windfarm vessel for ESVAGT.

Havyard designs another windfarm vessel for ESVAGT.

Havyard has been commissioned to design what will become it’s fifth wind farm service vessel for ESVAGT. In the past, the group has also been contracted for one oil service vessel and one vessel for crew change. “Through our close cooperation with Havyard we know that we get vessels that provide our customers with safe, innovative and […]

First wind farm in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

First wind farm in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Elektroprivreda Hrvatske zajednice Herceg Bosne has announced the first wind powered electricity plant, which will supply power to the municipality of Tomislavgrad. The Mesihovina wind farm will be built across a 22 km stretch in the central part of Tomislavgrad, and will have a total capacity of 50.6 MW. The construction has already begun, and […]

EU bank invests in Mongolia’s green future.

EU bank invests in Mongolia’s green future.

The European Investment Bank has agreed to help finance a large scale wind farm in Mongolia. The Luxembourg-based EIB, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and a group of international investors have pledged more than €100 million in financing for the Sainshand development, which will be the country’s third privately financed wind farm. […]

Construction begins for the Arkona offshore wind project.

Construction begins for the Arkona offshore wind project.

E.ON has announced the beginning of construction work on the Arkona wind project in the German Baltic Sea. The first foundations have been successfully laid in the seabed, while 60 so-called monopiles will be installed before the transition pieces, towers and turbines are mounted on them. For the first time, the Thermal Spray Aluminium (TSA) process […]

Vattenfall looks to fill 130 new positions in its wind energy business.

Vattenfall looks to fill 130 new positions in its wind energy business.

Vattenfall is looking to fill 130 new positions in its wind energy business over the next 12 months. It comes as the company looks to invest a further €5billion in European renewbale energy projects. The Swedish power company currently has around 28,000 employees worldwide. It is predominantly looking for specialists in areas such as commercial, […]

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