UK Offshore Windfarms

A Renewables UK page to all operational offshore wind farms

Working at an Offshore Windfarm

The RenewableUK training standards have been developed to enhance the basic Health & Safety skills and knowledge of anyone working in the renewable energy sector.

Training standard

Renewables UK training providers

heightec Group Ltd provides technical equipment, specialist training and operational support services to height safety and rescue professionals worldwide.

Heightec

Cost Reduction & Performance Improvement

The Crown Estate have published a study on how to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy and make it competetitive with other low carbon forms of energy .

Crown Estate Pathways Study 

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and The Crown Estate have commited to £850k to kick start performance data platform to benchmark performance

SPARTA

Key Industry Groups

Scottish Renewables is a member organisation dedicated to strengthening business relationships and committed to securing the best possible environment for the growth of renewable energy in Scotland.

http://www.scottishrenewables.com/

The The G9 and its nine founding members are committed to promoting and maintaining the highest possible standards of health and safety throughout the life cycle of offshore wind farms.

http://www.g9offshorewind.com/

The Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB) has been established following the recommendations in the Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force report.

OWPB

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is delivering a programme of innovation and encouraging collaboration to reduce the levelised cost of energy and share knowledge.  The also own and operate the NAREC R&D Centre in Blyth.

ORE Catapult

Renewable energy news

http://www.windandwaveconnect.co.uk/magazine/

http://renews.biz/

http://www.rechargenews.com/news/

http://www.windpowermonthly.com/

Renewable energy courses and research

Northumberland University – technician training

Siemens – Newcastle training centre

Ayrshire College – new technician training course

Fife – technician training

Strathclyde University