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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 and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with commercially viable business models that help reduce carbon emissions. Awards range […]

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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 direct remote access to offshore survey positioning projects, optimising the number of offshore personnel required […]

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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 company have also received match funding from a private investor which, together with the grant […]

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ORE Catapult Setting Up Wind Blade Research Hub

Source: www.offshorewind.biz The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is establishing a Wind Blade Research Hub and seeking to collaborate with a UK-based University to accelerate offshore wind turbine blade research and development activities. The Hub is aimed at building a stronger, complementary offering of academic research, innovation, demonstration and representative testing for the offshore renewable energy […]

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EDF/Innovate UK Innovation Challenge

EDF Energy is funding an Innovation Challenge to stimulate new inspection and monitoring systems. EDF Energy and Innovate UK are working in partnership to run this competition. The aim of this competition is to identify new and innovative ways to inspect and monitor EDF Energy’s power generation assets. These solutions must be safe, fast, cost effective […]

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H2 Aberdeen wins the 2016 LowCVP ‘Grand Prix’ Award

Source: www.lowcvp.org.uk The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) announced the 2016 Low Carbon Champions last night at the industry’s leading networking dinner, held in association with Cenex LCV2016, in Milton Keynes. The Champions Awards celebrate achievement and innovation in moving the UK to lower carbon road transport. H2 Aberdeen – which has developed a strategy […]

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Vattenfall Names New CFO

Source: www.offshorewind.biz Vattenfall has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Stefan Dohler, who is currently Senior Vice President for the Business Area Markets and a member of Vattenfall’s group executive management team, will assume the new post on 1 December, and Vattenfall has already initiated the recruitment process for a new Head of Business […]

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OPPORTUNITY: Scottish Enterprise Collaboration Prize now open for entry

Businesses are being urged to consider collaborating to achieve growth and access new markets What is the Collaboration Prize? The aim of the Collaboration Prize is to encourage businesses to think collaboratively and pitch an idea for a new collaborative enterprise that will help them to access new markets. This could be a new sector […]

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Maersk Training Announces Ground Breaking Course For New Wind Turbine Rotorblade Technicians

Source: www.nofenergy.co.uk The Competent Rotorblade Technician Course Developed with support from wind industry technical experts 8.2 Aarufield, Maersk Training has launched a ground breaking new training course designed specifically at supporting the creation of a global workforce of competent rotorblade technicians. The first of its type to be offered in the UK, the Competent Rotorblade […]

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Scottish Export Hub tour

As part of the UK wide Exporting is GREAT campaign, which aims to encourage more British companies to start exporting, the Export Hub Tour dates and locations have been announced: Tuesday 23 August in Gretna Green – BOOK NOW >> Friday 26 August in Prestwick – BOOK NOW >> Monday 29 August in Cairndow – […]

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DNV GL Training – “Ports and Offshore Wind: Understanding Needs, Maximizing Benefits”

Hamburg, Germany; 26 September Ports and Offshore Wind The course has been designed to take the attendee from an early appreciation of the offshore wind industry, through to a high-level introductory review of the vessels, equipment and transport, and installation activities employed across the range of wind farms developed to date, and foreseen. It will […]

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