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UK Wind Shines as Renewables Beat Coal in 2015

July 28, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

Around 12.5% of electricity generated in the UK in 2015 came from wind, according to the latest annual energy statistics issued today by the UK government. The contribution of offshore wind grew by 30% in 2015, while onshore wind grew by 23%. Total wind generation in 2015 increased by 26% compared to 2014.The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which published the figures, said this was due to increases in capacity, load factors and higher wind speeds. Read More
Experience is Key: An Offshore Manager during the Energy Transition

July 27, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

With industry leaders impatient to announce their new investments within ‘green’ energy, industry personnel are trying to keep up with the demand, adapting to the circumstances and taking the next steps in the fight for survival. Over the last seven years, Atlas Professional Scott Hume has made the transition from fossil fuels into renewable energy. Starting out as an electrical technician on oil and gas platforms, Scott is now an Offshore Manager working for the world leader in power and automation technology ABB. Read More
Offshore Wind Connections: The Centre of the Offshore Wind Industry in the UK

May 17, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

On 12th May, Atlas Professionals Offshore wind team exhibited at the Offshore Wind Connections conference and exhibition in Bridlington in the UK. Over the last few years, the Humber region has become the major operational centre for the offshore wind industry with billions of pounds being invested in the region, into the production of offshore wind farms such as Hornsea, Dogger Bank and Race Bank. The event was therefore an ideal location to discuss the latest developments and positive outlook of the Offshore Renewables market, going forward. Read More
Atlas Professionals to Exhibit at Offshore Wind Connections 2016 in the UK

May 9, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

The event will discuss the prospering markets in the Yorkshire & Humber regions, the heart of the offshore wind industry, and where billions of pounds is being invested in offshore and onshore infrastructure. Read More
A great turnout at Atlas' DONG Energy Recruitment day!

April 29, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

On 25th April, Atlas’ Offshore Wind office hosted a recruitment day in Grimsby for industry leader DONG Energy. People from all over the Humberside region attended the day to discover more about DONG Energy’s biggest project, the Hornsea Project One. Read More

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