Welsh Government injects £1.4m into wave energy projects

The funding will support technologies to develop quick connection systems to improve the installation efficiency and infrastructure of wave power devices

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Triton Knoll wind farm on track to generate power by 2021

The wind project has successfully installed the second Offshore Substation Platform, which will be used to transfer low carbon energy to the shore

Crown Estate Scotland launches nation’s first offshore wind leasing round in a decade

The organisation, which manages Scotland’s seabed, suggests total investment in ScotWind Leasing projects could surpass £8 billion

Siemens Gamesa reveals ‘world’s biggest wind turbine’

Each SG 14-222 DD machine is able to provide enough energy to power approximately 18,000 average European households every year

Floating wind tech winners to share a slice of £1m funding

Eight winners of a Scottish Government-funded floating wind competition have been announced, including businesses behind a 3D-printed anchor and a self-charging mooring line

Prosafe and Floatel merger falls through

The decision follows an in-depth investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority which highlighted serious competition concerns

Belgium’s excess wind power to turn to hydrogen with new project

The facility will be built in the Plassendale 1 port area and is expected to enter operation in 2025

Subsea tech and data firm teams up with US Government to map seabed

This information is vital for the development of infrastructure such as offshore wind and tidal energy generation

New York State announces $5.5m for offshore data collection

The money will be used to fund geophysical and geotechnical data collection, in order to support offshore wind development

Legal aspects of wind development in high seas ‘must be explored’

Chatham Partners, a law firm specialising in renewable energy, suggests if future technology developments enable wind farms to be built in deep international waters, current legal frameworks would need to be revised.