UK firms win £2.3m share for offshore technologies

Three British firms have been awarded a share of £2.3 million for the development of innovative technologies aimed at cutting the cost of offshore wind. The cash comes from the second round of the Offshore Wind Component Technologies Development and Demonstration scheme launched by the Government last May. DECC said offshore wind has the potential […]

Huhne unveils £10m offshore grants

Chris Huhne yesterday unveiled the first round of grants since the Budget for developing next-generation offshore wind technology, including £2m for Hartlepool’s JDR Cable Systems. The energy secretary revealed the £10m package of grants at the launch of the International Energy Agency’s Energy Technology Perspective report. Five million pounds worth of cash will go to […]