Tag Archive for 'Renewable Energy Team'

University of Exeter publish report on Guernsey’s renewable energy & strategy recommendations to 2050

June 27th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Third year University of Exeter Renewable Energy students visited Guernsey for ten days in the later part of May 2013 to study Guernsey’s current energy sources and uses, and Guernsey’s renewable energy potential. Forty-six students divided into teams to study offshore wind energy, onshore wind energy, wave energy, biofuel potential, energy from waste, solar energy, […]

BSc students’ field visit to develop strategic assessment of Guernsey’s renewable energy potential

May 20th, 2013 by Guernsey Renewable Energy Commission

Academics and students from the University of Exeter are in Guernsey on a field visit looking to build upon the visit by University of Exeter students in 2012 and to further develop a strategic assessment of the renewable energy potential for Guernsey. This initiative is part of the State of Guernsey’s Commerce and Employment Department, […]

Guernsey hosts renewable energy forum

March 28th, 2013 by Guernsey Finance

Members of the South West Marine Energy Park (MEP) visited Guernsey on 21 March 2013 to learn more about the financial services expertise the Island can offer the cleantech sector. The group’s visit came as a result of Guernsey’s representation at a Regen SW renewable energy reception at the House of Commons on 11 September […]

University of Plymouth study looks at Guernsey’s offshore wind and tidal energy potential

December 7th, 2012 by Guernsey Renewable Energy Commission

Academics and students from the University of Plymouth came to Guernsey from 3 to 7 December 2012 on a field visit to make a high level strategic assessment of the offshore renewable energy potential for Guernsey in the medium to longer term. This initiative was part of Commerce and Employment’s Renewable Energy Team’s (RET) long […]

Guernsey’s banking, investment & insurance know-how provides one- stop shop for cleantech industry

October 26th, 2012 by Christopher Hopson

Guernsey has embarked on a strong push to position itself as a ‘one-stop shop’ to finance clean-energy technologies and renewables projects around the world – particularly for wind and solar. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, which represents the local finance industries, tells Recharge there has been an increase over the past few […]

Jeremy Thompson to chair Guernsey Renewable Energy Team

July 27th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department

Jeremy Thompson is to be the new Chairman of the Renewable Energy Team (RET), which is a part of the States of Guernsey‘s Commerce and Employment Department. Jeremy Thompson has been involved in RET (and predecessor groups) from the outset in 2008. He has gained significant expertise in renewable technologies, the opportunities for Guernsey, and […]

Guernsey Renewable Energy Team Open day at Beau Sejour on 3 April

March 28th, 2012 by States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department

Guernsey’s Commerce and Employment Department’s Renewable Energy Team (RET) is to hold an open day so that the public can learn more about the potential for macro marine renewable energy in Guernsey. Members of RET will be available in the lobby of Beau Sejour Leisure Centre, St Peter Port between 1200 and 1430 and from […]

Guernsey’s Energy Policy Advisor speaks with Sustainable Guernsey

March 7th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Steve Morris, former Engineering Director at Guernsey Electricity Ltd., begins his role as States of Guernsey Energy Policy Advisor on 26 March 2012. Steve Morris discusses below some of the energy issues facing the island during an informal conversation on 5 March. —- “One of the things that needs to be done is to start […]

Guernsey’s Commerce and Employment forging stronger links with Guernsey Electricity to develop offshore macro-renewable energy

December 16th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department

The States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department is set to develop stronger relations with Guernsey Electricity Limited to progress macro renewable energy in Guernsey’s waters. Commerce and Employment, under a subgroup called the “Renewable Energy Team” (RET), has the remit to progress Guernsey’s potential to develop local renewable energy supplies. This covers all large-scale […]

UK universities helping Guernsey research macro renewable marine energy opportunities

December 7th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department

The States of Guernsey Commerce and Employment Department (C&E) is forging strategic and long term alliances with leading UK Universities to progress macro renewable energy in Guernsey’s waters. This initiative will involve multiple research projects from various Universities focused on Guernsey’s marine renewable energy resource. It is intended to be the start of a long […]