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  • 6 August 2015

    Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd (SME) is looking to employ six new people in its Isle of Wight base and one in Orkney.  “SME is recruiting suitably experienced, high calibre individuals who wish to be part of an ambitious and dynamic organisation,” the company said. SME is recruiting for the following positions: – Lead Mechanical Engineer (Isle of […]

  • 29 July 2013

    A government delegation from the Isle of Man will visit the Isle of Wight this week, to learn more about the Isle of Wight’s plans for achievement of sustainable energy future, the BBC writes. Namely, in 2008 the Isle of Wight launched an ‘Ecoisland Partnership’ within which the residents of the Isle of Wight are […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Local residents in the Ventnor area will voice their concerns at Vetnor Central to discuss possible issues regarding the construction of the tidal energy centre off the Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight County Press reports. The locals are worried about the impact the tidal energy center will have on the environment, and are also dissatisfied […]

  • 14 August 2012

      Cllr David Pugh, the Leader of the Isle of Wight Council and a Director of the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership, says that the Isle of Wight should harness its tidal power not the wind power. In his blog, Mr. Pugh welcomes the UK’s second Marine Energy Park announcement, and hopes that the Isle of […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Local Planning Authority has granted an outline planning consent for the onshore elements of the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) on the Isle of Wight, southern England. A planning application was submitted to the Isle of Wight Council in November last year for a substation and associated infrastructure located in Ventnor, Isle of Wight. The […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will hold a recruitment information seminar at the Isle of Wight College on Tuesday 10th February at 6.00pm and 6.30pm.  The company is currently recruiting for over 200 full time positions at its offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing facility at Stag Lane, Newport. The information seminar is supported by the Isle of Wight Council, Isle […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas is relocating its testing-related activities at West Medina Mills to the nearby St. Cross facility on Isle of Wight in the UK to make room for future expansion under consideration by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas is relocating its testing-related activities at West Medina Mills to the nearby St. Cross facility on Isle of Wight in the UK to make room for future expansion under consideration by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A car and passenger ferry operating between UK mainland and the Isle of Wight caught fire in the morning hours of Thursday, January 19, the UK Coastguard reports. At about 9.30 am local time Thursday the St Faith car ferry operated by WightLink contacted the UK Coastguard reporting a fire on their bridge wing port side. When […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    An undersea cable damage caused a distruption for hundereds of phone and broadband users on the Isle of Wight. The damaged submarine cable between Portsmouth and Ryde on the Isle of Wight has affected around 600 customers. “We have been working since this morning to restore service to those impacted. Many customers have already seen […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has received a new blade mould at its factory on the Isle of Wight, UK, as part of manufacturing expansion efforts.

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund (MEIF) has sold Wightlink Ferries, a cross-Solent operator connecting the Isle of Wight with England’s mainland, to Balfour Beatty Infrastructure Partners LP (BBIP) for an undisclosed sum. The existing management team will remain in charge of the company. Similarly, there will be no changes to staffing, pricing, routes or schedules as a result of […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Wight Council announced a tender invitation for the Solent Ocean Energy Centre (SOEC) which is a managed test / demonstration facility for tidal energy devices, located to the south of the Isle of Wight (UK). SOEC will add to the UK’s marine energy infrastructure and enable tidal device developers to test their […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner has run up the flag to celebrate the arrival of innovative technology company Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) at its new offices and workshops at Trinity Wharf, East Cowes. The company has relocated from London because it believes the Isle of Wight has the right support and businesses to enable […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner has run up the flag to celebrate the arrival of innovative technology company Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) at its new offices and workshops at Trinity Wharf, East Cowes. The company has relocated from London because it believes the Isle of Wight has the right support and businesses to enable […]

  • 3 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced a plan for the Isle of Wight and Sinepuxent Bay dredging projects. The maintenance dredging of the Isle of Wight channel will include removal of approximately 18,000 cubic yards of material and either creating an island in the Isle of Wight Bay or placing it […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A special meeting of the Isle of Wight Council cabinet to discuss the approval of Isle of Wight tidal energy project will be held on Thursday. Preparatory works, which include site surveys, environmental impact assessments and drawing up engineering and design specifications for the Solent Ocean Energy Centre (SOEC) project, will be carried out by […]

  • 31 January 2018

    UKOG has given up on its license offshore Isle of Wight to focus on adjacent onshore oil discovery and exploration prospects. 

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The 132kV subsea electrical cable installation under the Solent has now finished its final phase, connecting the new cable to the network in the Isle of Wight and Hampshire. The $21 million (£13 million) project to replace one of three subsea cables supplying the Isle of Wight with electricity, was delivered by a joint venture […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Human Capital

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has commenced recruitment of over 200 skilled jobs at the recently announced blade manufacturing facility on the Isle of Wight. The new positions have been created in order to fulfill the demand for DONG Energy’s 258 MW Burbo Bank Extension project, off the coast of Liverpool Bay in the UK, as […]

  • 9 June 2016

    Due to an accelerated order pipeline for V164-8.0 MW projects, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is ramping up blade manufacturing capacity in Nakskov, Denmark, to supplement its lead blade factory on the Isle of Wight, UK, where production has been ongoing since mid-2015.  Previously, the factory in Nakskov was used by Vestas to produce blades for both offshore […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Prime Minister confirms the support of the UK Government for the proposed tidal energy site off the Isle of Wight, developed by PTEC, the company’s press release reads. Andrew Turner, MP for the Isle of Wight, asked for David Cameron’s support for Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre, a public/private partnership explaining that the centre, based […]