Tag Archive for 'off-shore wind'

The Future of Onshore and Offshore Wind Power

June 16th, 2011 by Vicky Kenrick

“Growth in the wind energy sector is attributable to a huge range of factors, including financial confidence, technological advancements, legislative support from local governments and increased public support and awareness” writes David Blake, Renewable Energy Recruitment Manager for Allen & York. Support from the UK government makes a shift from offshore to onshore wind development […]

UK government needs to ‘seal the deal’ on offshore renewable energy investment

May 11th, 2011 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the UK’s leading renewable energy trade association, today welcomed plans by Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas to set up an offshore manufacturing base in Sheerness, Kent.

One rule for oil and gas, another for renewables, threatens the viability of a green economy

November 2nd, 2010 by WWF

WWF-UK today warns that Britain’s position as a leader in offshore wind energy is in danger of being undermined by an institutional bias towards oil and gas. Highlighting an obscure legality in Crown Estate leases that continues to prioritise oil and gas exploration off the UK’s coast to the detriment of renewables, WWF urges the […]