Tag Archive for 'off-shore wind energy'

UK wind power reaches six gigawatts of installed capacity

January 18th, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade association representing the renewable energy industries, has announced that the UK’s wind sector has reached a landmark 6 gigawatts of installed capacity – enough to supply electricity to 3,354,893 homes. The 6GW threshold was reached by the Ormonde offshore wind farm, off the coast of Cumbria, which now has 120 megawatts (MW) […]

Offshore wind energy conference and exhibition will be in Amsterdam from 29 November to 1 December 2011

February 8th, 2011 by Events

The European Wind Energy Association organises a conference and exhibition on off-shore wind energy every two years. Offshore 2011 will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 29 November to 1 December. Offshore 2009, which took place in Stockholm, Sweden, had 260 exhibitors, 23 conference sessions and attracted over 4,800 people. For more information about […]

The UK takes the lead in off-shore wind but action needed on green energy

January 20th, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

Welcoming news that the UK leads the world in the offshore wind installation industry, Friends of the Earth Senior Climate Campaigner Tony Bosworth said “it’s great that we have blown away the competition to become Europe’s leader in offshore wind – which must now become a major source of clean, green power for the UK.” […]

The South-West Regional Development Agency publishes Offshore Renewables Resource Assessment & Development Project Technical Report

October 10th, 2010 by South-West Regional Development Agency

The South-West Regional Development Agency leads the development of a sustainable economy in south-west England.  One of their priorities is to develop a low carbon economy. The South-West RDA published in October 2010 a Technical Report on “Offshore Renewables Resource Assessment and Development (ORRAD) Project” A press release on the report states that ‘offshore renewable […]