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JDR Cables Inks MOU with Taya Group

Cables manufacturer JDR Cables said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Taya Group, an electric wire and land cable manufacturer in Taiwan, which will see two companies collaborate on localization opportunities on future renewable energy projects in the area, with a specific focus on building a stronger Taiwanese offshore wind supply chain.In partnership with Taya Group, JDR, part of the TFKable Group, said it aims to transfer key technical expertise and utilize Taya Group’s products and services in future project work. The companies intend to discuss areas where localization

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Mainstay to Build Wave Energy Device

for marine energy fabrication projects. Building such an innovative device of this magnitude is a great endorsement of our marine engineering capabilities and prospects for the future. The sheer scale of mWave positions itself as an exemplar project within our increasing portfolio of marine renewable energy projects.”The project is funded by a £10.3 million European Regional Development Fund grant awarded by the Welsh European Funding Office.Bombora Wave Power Europe, established its European headquarters in Pembroke Dock at the end of 2017 and after a period of growth, now employs 21 people

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VA Offshore Wind: A Strong Foundation

; it has been somewhat on-again/off-again because of cost recovery issues for DE.In 2018, however, the regulatory picture changed big-time when VA’s legislature passed a critical energy bill called the “Grid Transformation and Security Act.”  This bill reset emerging renewable energy projects as being “in the public interest” an important change in status allowing a utility to recover at least some costs, say for a research or experimental project, through ratepayers’ electric bills.Another critical building block that emerged in late 2018 was the establishment

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Ørsted, Tepco Join Forces for Japan Offshore Push

Choshi project. We hope that this first step paves the way for expansion beyond the coastlines of Japan for the development, construction, operation and ownership of offshore wind projects.”“TEPCO is aiming to make renewable energy a core generating source by developing 6 to 7 GW of renewable energy projects in Japan and overseas. The partnership with Ørsted will provide us with a very strong platform to scale up our renewable energy business as one of our main pillars of business growth.”Ørsted CEO and President, Henrik Poulsen, remarked: “Our vision is to create

New Hires Boost RCG US Team

The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG), has announced the appointment of several new hires in its New York office to support the accelerating offshore wind market in the United States and renewable energy projects worldwide. The experienced personnel include AJ Negrelli, Emily Kuhn, and Craig Hutchinson.Negrelli is a respected project manager and engineer with practical experience delivering offshore wind construction projects, working for the major wind turbine supplier Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. Negrelli was deputy construction project manager of the recently completed 574 MW Race Bank project

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Caribbean Set to Ride the 'Blue Economy' Wave

energy, said Mark Weary, a senior director at NatureVest, which funds deals for The Nature Conservancy."The private sector capital is interested in the debt restructuring work because of the cash-flow it creates for conservation," Weary told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.He said renewable energy projects would be likely to attract investors."It's a true impact," said Weary. "They get their money back with a return and you generate all this cash for the environment."(Reporting by Sophie Hares; editing by Jared Ferrie. Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Xodus, Atlantis Resources Mulls Japanese Tidal Opportunities

.The companies visited Japan earlier this year to meet with government departments, supply chain and utility companies to promote the collaboration and join the lobbying effort for the general promotion of tidal energy as a credible future energy source in Japan.Atlantis is a global developer of renewable energy projects with more than 1,000 megawatts in various stages of development including tidal stream project MeyGen. Xodus played a pivotal role in the creation of the environmental statement as lead consultant in the environmental impact assessment for the project.Pete Tipler, Principal Consultant at

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Xodus, Atlantis Resources Pursue Japanese Tidal Projects

.The companies visited Japan earlier this year to meet with government departments, supply chain and utility companies to promote the collaboration and join the lobbying effort for the general promotion of tidal energy as a credible future energy source in Japan.Atlantis is a global developer of renewable energy projects with more than 1,000 megawatts in various stages of development including the world’s flagship tidal stream project, MeyGen. Xodus played a pivotal role in the creation of the environmental statement as lead consultant in the environmental impact assessment for the project.Pete Tipler

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MacArtney Supplies for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

least five complete 360° revolutions every 14 weeks, the GRT provides for a practice of keeping the main bearing well-lubricated as the GRT makes sure that the grease in the bearing is properly distributed.   Choosing the right supplier is crucial to the long-term success of offshore renewable energy projects. The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group has been actively working with offshore renewable energy projects for several years, supplying state-of-the-art solutions to wave, tidal and offshore wind applications and projects around the world

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MacArtney Delivers Automatic Bolt-torquing Tool to Siemens Gamesa

for manual inspection, thus guaranteeing that the bolts are tightened to the correct torque.    The sustainable and cost-efficient equipment ensures a secure process that contributes to lowering the total cost of energy, said MacArtney, who has been actively working with offshore renewable energy projects for several years, supplying state-of-the-art solutions to wave, tidal and offshore wind applications and projects around the world

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