Tag Archive for 'ScottishPower Renewables'

UK global leader with over 2.6 GW of installed offshore wind capacity

September 28th, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, celebrates a milestone for the offshore wind sector in September 2012. The UK now has more than 2.67 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity installed – enough to power more than 1,800,000 British homes. This represents more than 60% of the European Union’s […]

Scottishpower Renewables selects Intertek METOC for wave and tidal resource assessment projects

March 17th, 2012 by Intertek METOC

Intertek METOC, a specialist marine consultancy, has been selected by ScottishPower Renewables, an Iberdrola company, to provide modelling, survey support and marine expertise for offshore wave and tidal resource assessment. The recent ROC (Renewable Obligation Credits) banding review has already started to provide a favourable investment climate for wave and tidal energy technology. This, combined […]

RenewableUK CEO Maria McCaffery outlines successes and challenges for UK renewable energy industry

November 3rd, 2011 by RenewableUK

Tony Juniper has recently accepted the role of Chairman of our new grassroots campaign, Action for Renewables, which brings together businesses, trade unions, NGOs, parliamentarians, and activists in a group that is dedicated to the expansion of all forms of renewable energy. It is also a great pleasure to introduce to you, Matthew Chinn, Managing […]

UK training initiative set-up to tackle renewable energy skills shortage

October 6th, 2011 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, Britain’s largest renewable energy trade association, is proud to announce the creation of a new organisation, the Renewables Training Network (RTN), which will address critical skills shortages within the renewable energy industry. Businesses in the renewables sector have pledged the equivalent of £600,000 of support for the £1.2 million project. The UK Commission for […]