Floating offshore wind in Celtic Sea moves a step closer

RenewableUK Cymru has welcomed today's announcement from The Crown Estate about the latest steps in the leasing process for floating wind in the Celtic Sea.  Manon Kynaston, Assistant Director of RenewableUK Cymru, said:"We are delighted to welcome the next step in...

Welsh company to look at local supply chain for floating wind

There was more good news for the renewable energy sector in Wales this week with the announcement that RWE, the largest energy producer and renewables operator in Wales, will be working with Swansea-based Marine Power Systems (MPS) to explore the supply chain for...

Future Energy Wales is back – and double the size!

RenewableUK Cymru is delighted to announce the Celtic Sea Cluster will be partnering with us as the Platinum Sponsor to deliver Future Energy Wales in the ICC Wales in Newport on 9 – 10 November. Other sponsors include RWE, Mainstream, Ocean Winds, EDF, Ørsted,...

Port upgrades vital for future renewable energy

A story is running today on the BBC Wales news web site about how there are fears that Wales could lose out on jobs and investment from offshore wind because ports are not well equipped enough.  RenewableUK Cymru called on Welsh Government at the beginning of its...

Investment is key to unlocking constrained Welsh grid

RenewableUK Cymru has called on OFGEM and National Grid to undertake “anticipatory investment” in Mid Wales to help solve the connectivity issues in the region. The call comes as part of RenewableUK Cymru’s response to the Welsh Affairs Select Committee’s Inquiry into...

Celtic Sea Collaboration Forges Ahead

RWE, Wales' biggest power producer, is partnering with the UK's largest port operator, Associated British Ports (ABP) and UK's largest energy port, the Port of Milford Haven, to investigate the scaling-up of port facilities in support of a pipeline of gigawatt-scale...

Developing Green Skills for a Net Zero Wales

The next session of the Virtual Energy Network Group will take place on Monday 7 March at 1pm.  It will be co-chaired by RenewableUK Cymru and the Offshore Energy Alliance and will look at developing green skills for a Net Zero Wales.   In addition, taking into...