UK: Poor governance, a lack of transparency, and a tendency to "group think" was at the heart of the former UK energy department's (Decc) failure to correctly forecast pressure on the levy control framework (LCF) and prevent overspend.
GERMANY: Foundations specialist EEW SPC has been awarded the contract to supply 116 monopiles to Dong Energy's 1.2GW Hornsea Project One site, off England's east coast.
UK: Generation has started from the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project in the Irish Sea, as turbine installation continues.
UK: Energy storage developer Grid Battery Storage Limited (GBSL) is developing several projects in Britain.
UK: The UK's energy department has announced £290 million (€326 million) will be available to less established technologies in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction.
UK: Five independent trustees have been nominated to protect the green status of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) as its sale to an undisclosed private bidder nears completion.
EUROPE: The battle between Siemens and MHI-Vestas (MV) for supremacy in the offshore market is intensifying as both firms took preferred supplier status with major orders.
UK: Amber Rudd has been named the new secretary of state for energy and climate change following the election victory for the Conservative Party. However, the result could set back to development of onshore wind in England.
UK: A Freedom of Information request to the UK government by Windpower Monthly over Green Port Hull negotiations has lifted the lid on difficult talks with Siemens.
UK: In 18 months, August 2016 to be exact, Enercon's European "storm control" patent will expire. But that has not stopped the company from heading for a UK court hearing in June to press a charge of alleged infringement by Siemens and its customers.
EUROPE: Strong winds in Germany on 16 February 2014 led to plummeting wholesale electricity spot market prices on the German/French spot electricity exchange, giving just EUR 14.5-17.9/MWh for the German region and EUR 20.0-20.7/MWh for France.
UK: The UK government has revealed plans to boost subsidies to offshore wind while cutting support for onshore wind and solar.
Commercial Lead New Energies Shell London (Central), London (Greater)
Wind Turbine Engineer Shell London (Central), London (Greater)
Offshore Wind Operations Lead Shell London (Central), London (Greater)
Senior / Principal Acoustics Consultant – Manchester Peritus Green Manchester, Greater Manchester
Energy Assessor Element Sustainability Cheshire