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North-east Scotland poised to become centre of offshore wind scientific research

Fascinating insights to the lives of bottlenose dolphins, salmon, sea trout and sea birds are set to be discovered after Vattenfall today announced the first successful projects for its ground-breaking offshore wind research programme.
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AREG members to hear EOWDC update

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) is Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility which is being developed by Vattenfall-owned Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited and supported by AREG.

AREG members have an opportunity to find out about … [ More ]

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AREG to present North-east capabilities at All-Energy 2017

Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group will explore how oil and gas companies can transfer technology, skills and engineering expertise into the renewables sector at All-Energy this week.

AREG is actively supporting diversification of oil and gas skills into renewables and

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Opportunity for renewables companies at AREG open event

Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) is hosting an open event today (Wednesday, April 26) to encourage potential new members to join the organisation.

The seminar, which takes place at the Aberdeen Maritime Museum, is free to attend and designed to … [ More ]

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First long-term offshore wind farm support base in Aberdeen Harbour

Vattenfall, developer of EOWDC, to move in next year.

Vattenfall has signed leases totalling 24 years with Aberdeen Harbour Board, becoming the first offshore wind operator to invest long term in the port’s facilities.

The company is set to establish

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Energyst – When you really need reliable power

Ensuring real energy for wind-to-rotor efficiency

Reliable power and temperature control are vital to any commercial operation to ensure operation stability, optimal production and personnel safety.
With global concerns over raw material scarcity and climate change challenges our landscape is … [ More ]

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Start of onshore works at EOWDC

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) is to start onshore substation works today (Monday, October 17).

The programme for constructing the substation and associated cabling works at Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, will begin with work to prepare and secure the site … [ More ]

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Scottish Enterprise – Low Carbon Expert Support Programme

The new Low Carbon Heat Expert Support programme offers Scottish-based companies access to free support through a series of workshops and up to two days one-to-one technical market support offering advice and guidance on how to make the most of … [ More ]

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Shell Springboard awards now open for entries

Shell Springboard is now accepting applications from low-carbon businesses for up to £150,000 of equity-free funding.

You can submit your application until Friday, October 28, on their website: www.shellspringboard.org.

Shell Springboard provides funding, marketing and networking support to UK small … [ More ]

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Fugro identifies renewables role for OARS® Command Centres

Fugro has identified several specialist operations where its game changing OARS® (Office Assisted Remote Services) solution could bring significant benefits to clients in the offshore renewables sector.

In successful operation in the Gulf of Mexico since 2014, Fugro’s OARS provides … [ More ]

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Inverurie Based Renewable Energy Company Secures Six Figure Grant

RENEWABLE energy developer Current2Current Ltd (C2C) has recently secured a Scottish Enterprise R&D feasibility grant of £100,000.  The grant is a contribution towards a £260,000 R&D feasibility project the company is undertaking over the next six months.  The Aberdeenshire based … [ More ]

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