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Windfarm operator donates £100,000 to laptop campaign for children in need

Windfarm operator donates £100,000 to laptop campaign for children in need

A windfarm operator has made a generous £100,000 donation to a campaign aiming to enable disadvantaged children to access online learning.
UK floating offshore wind could be subsidy-free by 2030

UK floating offshore wind could be subsidy-free by 2030

UK floating offshore wind could reach “subsidy-free” levels by the early 2030s, according to a study completed by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOW CoE).
ScottishPower Renewables scheme offers graduates 'amazing opportunity'

ScottishPower Renewables scheme offers graduates 'amazing opportunity'

Two graduates in East Anglia are now reflecting on their experience after completing their first year with ScottishPower Renewables.
Heat from beneath our feet heralded ‘gamechanger’ in green energy jigsaw

Heat from beneath our feet heralded ‘gamechanger’ in green energy jigsaw

Decades of energy experience has come together in a “gamechanging” new business to decarbonise the UK’s heat supply by deep geothermal energy.
Vattenfall first to order 'gamechanger' in-turbine toilet

Vattenfall first to order 'gamechanger' in-turbine toilet

Within weeks of its launch, the offshore wind industry’s first in-turbine toilet has secured its first entire wind farm order from Swedish energy group Vattenfall.
International vessel specialist targets Lowestoft hub as UK growth base

International vessel specialist targets Lowestoft hub as UK growth base

An international offshore transport and installation contractor with some of the world’s largest vessels has chosen Lowestoft’s offshore renewables hub as the location to strengthen its UK presence.
Taller turbines used to help protect seabirds off Norfolk coast

Taller turbines used to help protect seabirds off Norfolk coast

During the design phase of its Norfolk projects, Swedish energy group Vattenfall sensitively sited individual turbines and made them taller, maximising the wind energy that could be generated off the Norfolk coast, whilst minimising the impact on biodiversity. 
Huge wind farm off Norfolk coast gets go-ahead despite concerns

Huge wind farm off Norfolk coast gets go-ahead despite concerns

One of the world's biggest wind farms will be built off the Norfolk coast after the government gave it the go-ahead - despite concerns about the impact on wildlife and villages in the county.
SEACOR Marine and CMB announce transaction for Windcat support business

SEACOR Marine and CMB announce transaction for Windcat support business

SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc, a leading provider of marine and support transportation services to offshore oil and natural gas and wind farm facilities worldwide, and Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB), a diversified shipping and logistics group, have announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company entered into a binding definitive sale and purchase agreement to sell Windcat Workboats Holdings Limited and its crew transfer vessel business to CMB.
ORE Catapult’s Simon Cheeseman awarded prestigious marine renewables prize

ORE Catapult’s Simon Cheeseman awarded prestigious marine renewables prize

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s wave and tidal sector specialist, Simon Cheeseman, has been awarded the prestigious Society for Underwater Technology’s (SUT) Lennard-Senior prize for 2020 in recognition of his outstanding individual achievement in the field of marine renewable energy.