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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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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, … [ More ]

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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 [ More ]

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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 … [ More ]

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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 … [ More ]

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