News

  • State of the Sector – look who’s in!
    Marine Energy Wales has a proud pedigree in producing reports charting the progress of the sector, and the recently-published ‘State of the Sector’ report builds on this to produce a comprehensive snapshot of activity in offshore renewable energy in Wales. We’re delighted that the Partners in Mor Cymru, Hiraeth Energy and Magnora Offshore Wind, are…
  • Family fun days on the beach
    Marine conservationist Lauren Eyles partnered with the Celtic Deep marine experience company to offer some amazing beach days to help educate and delight residents and visitors to Pembrokeshire this half term. The event, sponsored by Hiraeth Energy, was aimed at connecting people to the ocean, and to the incredible animals that live there. The activities…
  • Inspiring future change-makers
    The importance of safeguarding Wales’ environment is a key part of our project development approach. We will work in partnership with nature and environment NGOs, and to use good practice to maximise the environmental benefits from our proposed project. As part of our commitment to nature, we are delighted to be supporting Celtic Deep Conservation’s…
  • Welsh firm bids to develop a wealth fund for Wales from Celtic Sea wind profits
    A Welsh renewable energy project is bidding to place floating offshore wind turbines in the Celtic Sea, and is proposing to invest a share of the profits in a wealth fund for Wales.  The floating offshore wind project is a joint venture  between Hiraeth Energy, based in Pembrokeshire, and Norwegian energy specialist Magnora Offshore Wind.…
  • Supporting the next generation of creatives and engineers
    Wales has a bright future, powered by clean energy and a creative and technically proficient workforce. We view the Môr Glas and Môr Gwyrdd projects as contributing to this vision of the future, not only through the clean energy we’ll be producing from the floating wind, but also through the opportunities we’ll have to support our…
  • Our projects – at the Senedd!
    The Môr Glas and Môr Gwyrdd projects have had an airing at the Senedd, courtesy of the Celtic Sea Developers Association which organised an event there on 25 January. The ‘Floating Wind in the Celtic Sea’ event was well attend by politicians, companies and industry practitioners yesterday evening. The level of attendance of the event,…
  • Môr Glas and Môr Gwyrdd; supporting Wales’ ambitions
    Welsh Government Minister for Climate Change, Julie James, has announced Wales’ ambition to meet 100% of its electricity needs from renewable energy by 2035. The announcement comes alongside a consultation on the issue, to allow interested parties to provide their feedback on the detail of the ambition. The target is an uplift on the existing…
  • We’re supporting MEW2023!
    Môr Glas and Môr Gwyrdd is a joint venture partnership between Hiraeth Energy and Magnora Offshore Wind with a vision for sustainable and Wales-focused developments of floating offshore wind. The partnership brings in-depth local knowledge together with world-class development partners.   Môr Glas and Môr Gwyrdd aim to maximise the value to Wales from the development, installation and operation…
  • Agreement embeds significant community ownership of Môr Glas and Môr Gwyrdd floating wind projects
    Hiraeth Energy and Magnora Offshore Wind have signed an agreement on jointly developing two floating offshore wind projects, called Môr Glas and Môr Gwyrdd, in the Celtic Sea. Hiraeth Energy identified search areas for the two projects earlier this year, and were pleased that they will be located within the search areas identified by The…
  • Crown Estate maps – looking good!
    Hiraeth Energy and Magnora Offshore Wind are delighted to welcome The Crown Estate’s announcement about areas of search for offshore wind development in the Celtic Sea. The Crown Estate’s announcement demonstrates ambition for large-scale developments, up to 4GW by 2035. It also describes how developments can be delivered in a ‘stepping stone’ approach, in line…
  • Announcing; B Corp status! (Pending)
    Hiraeth Energy is delighted to announce that we have successfully passed the requirements to become a B Corp ‘pending’. Certified B Corporations, or B Corps, are companies verified by B Lab to meet high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. The ‘pending’ designation means that Hiraeth Energy is too recently established to…
  • Hiraeth Energy to partner with Magnora Offshore Wind for development of Môr Glas and Môr Gwyrdd floating wind projects in Wales
    Welsh renewable energy developer Hiraeth Energy today announced that it has agreed Heads of Terms with Magnora Offshore Wind to co-develop floating offshore wind projects in the Celtic Sea.  Hiraeth Energy is focused on delivering clean energy at scale, with an emphasis on maximising the benefits of its projects to Wales whilst ensuring environmental sustainability. This…
  • Hiraeth’s team strengthened by legal renewable expert
    Hiraeth Energy, a Welsh developer of utility scale renewable energy projects, today announced that Sonya Bedford MBE is joining the team. Sonya has a boundless enthusiasm for renewable energy, and demonstrates huge expertise across a range of legal positions, most recently for the legal firm Stephens Scown where she was Head of Renewable Energy for…
  • Collaboration commitment for Celtic Sea
    Hiraeth Energy this week played a part in an important APPG meeting that has secured political backing from senior politicians for floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea. The full statement about the event that occurred at Westminster on Monday 22 November (available here) describes the backing of Simon Hart MP, Secretary of State for…
  • Hiraeth Energy at Westminster
    Hiraeth Energy was delighted to present our project proposals at this week’s All Party Parliamentary Group for the Celtic Sea meeting, hosted by the Celtic Sea Developers Alliance and Marine Energy Wales. The headline speaker at the meeting was Simon Hart, Secretary of State for Wales and MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire. Hiraeth…

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