Top News of the Week Nov 4 – 10, 2013
In September, the first turbine was installed at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the East Irish Sea, approximately 14 km from the nearest coast on Walney Island, Cumbria.
The offshore wind industry has enjoyed a record breaking year in terms of new deployment, according to RenewableUK’s latest annual report, “Wind Energy in the UK”.
UK Ministers are due to confirm final levels of offshore wind subsidies in December, and the developer of Race Bank offshore wind project, Centrica, says that if the subsidies are not increased, the project will be out of the picture, the Telegraph finds out.
Great Yarmouth is set to become a home to dedicated business park for firms in the energy industry.
Vattenfall has given the green light to a 15 turbine offshore wind farm off the Kent coast.