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Japan’s ‘world first’ to extract frozen seabed gas

Japan says it has successfully extracted natural gas from frozen methane hydrate off its central coast, in a world first.

Narec selected for testing Siemens’ tidal turbine

The National Renewable Energy Centre, Narec, has announced that it will test the prototype power train for the SeaGen-S 2 megawatt (MW) device developed by Siemens-owned Marine Current Turbines (MCT). The six-month programme at Narec in Northumberland will focus on validating the new 1MW power train (comprising low-speed thrust bearings, gearbox and generator), as well as the power conversion, control system and grid interface.

Ed Davey Re-Affirms Government Policy for New Civil Nuclear Power

Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, has re-iterated strong support for new nuclear power in the UK during a speech …

British and Irish Governments to Explore Renewable Energy Trading

The UK and Ireland are working together to explore the potential for securing economic benefits through trade in renewable energy. Ed Davey and Irish …

Government Takes a £50m Stake in Wind Farms

The government, in the form of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), is investing around £50 million in six wind farms (five …

Japan’s ‘World First’ to Extract Frozen Seabed Gas

Japan says it has successfully extracted natural gas from frozen methane hydrate off its central coast, in a world first.
Other countries including Canada, the …

Protect Your Business during Contract Negotiations

Our experienced Energy Team is helping businesses to reduce their risks in meeting the contractual demands of customers, who may often appear larger and …

Narec Selected for Testing Siemens’ Tidal Turbine

The National Renewable Energy Centre, Narec, has announced that it will test the prototype power train for the …

TAG Wins Offshore Wind Farm Contract

TAG Energy Solutions has been awarded a contract to manufacture monopiles and transition pieces for E.ON’s Humber Gateway offshore wind farm. The Teesside-based company …

AV Dawson Signs a 40 Year Deal to Site an Energy from Waste Plant in Middlesbrough

North East based logistics company, AV Dawson, has signed a 40 year deal to site an energy from waste plant at its Riverside Park …