Other marine energy and hydropower News for May 2010

Other marine energy and hydropower News Archive

Global renewable electricity to grow 3.2% per year

The world will install 107 GW of green power by 2035, up from 44 GW in 2007.

All-Energy: Training, skills and standards needed for offshore renewable energy

Skill shortages, training and industry standards urgently need to be addressed if the UK is to fully harness its renewable energy ambitions, according to an EU funded study supported by Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) and the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR).

All-Energy: Subsea UK calls for safety in offshore renewable energy industry

Subsea UK called on the offshore renewable industry to “seriously consider safety above all else” at All Energy in Aberdeen 19-20 May.

SeaEnergy gets offshore renewable energy grant

SeaEnergy PLC has secured a grant of £30,000 for a feasibility study into the service opportunities available in the expanding offshore renewable energy industry.

New momentum for Northern Ireland tidal scheme

Plans for a marine tidal energy scheme of up to 200MW off the coast of County Antrim by Northern Ireland-based THETIS Energy Ltd are gaining momentum.

First economic valuation of UK offshore resource points way to UK becoming net exporter of electricity

A new report from the Offshore Valuation Group concludes that the offshore renewable energy industry in the UK - using less than a third of the total available resource - could generate the electricity equivalent of 1 billion barrels of oil annually, matching North Sea oil and gas production.

Mott MacDonald contributes to Pakistani hydropower

An 84 MW hydropower project in Pakistan has been completed with Mott MacDonald as Lender’s Engineer for a consortium of lenders.