Guest Promoted to CEO at Harland and Wolff
;s ranks during a period that included the privatization of the company and its purchase by Norwegian stock exchange listed Fred. Olsen Energy. Having served as CEO since February 2003, Cooper helped return H&W to profit through a strategy of diversification leading the firm into the renewable energy sector, design engineering and the growth of the ship repair and conversion business
ZephIR Lidar Expands Engineering Team
joins as Supply Chain Manager, and Michael Butler as Supply Chain Coordinator. ZephIR Lidar delivers award winning, market leading remote wind sensing devices – lidars. ZephIR Lidar has pioneered the commercial application of lidar technology in the wind industry, within the growing renewable energy sector.
IMCA to Hold Marine Seminar in the Netherlands
presentations will be the subject of thought-provoking practical workshops. Delegates will include personnel from vessel operators, clients, auditors, equipment suppliers and training establishments who are directly involved in marine operations in both the oil and gas industry, and the renewable energy sector. There is no charge for attending, but registration in advance of the event is mandatory. “Within days of posting news that the seminar would be held, delegates from 17 different companies had already registered, so we are confident that our theme, our four key topics, our
Germans Push Renewable Energy Reform
in August, is urgently needed to keep power prices from spiralling out of control. The reforms are a collection of compromises that analysts say should slow the rise in household power prices, which are among the highest in Europe, at the expense of causing pain to some companies and to the renewable energy sector. EXEMPTIONS Germany's wholesale electricity prices are among the lowest in Europe thanks in part to a surge in wind, solar and biofuel capacity in recent years. The boom in renewables also helped drive down wholesale prices in Europe as Germany has become a major exporter of