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  • 20 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development

    Swedish supplier of engineering, design, and advisory services, AFRY, has revealed that it will support the Colombian Government in the identification of offtake mechanism for commercialisation of offshore wind energy in the country. According to AFRY, the company’s support will allow the Colombian Government to formulate the mechanism that supports offshore wind energy commercialisation with […]

  • 21 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    Euroports and Spain’s BlueFloat Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance cooperation in ports infrastructure and supply chain for the delivery of offshore wind in Europe. Euroports plays an indispensable role in the logistics and infrastructure framework essential for the thriving wind turbine industry, said BlueFloat Energy. “As the world increasingly turns […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has issued a statement in response to claims that the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project was delayed saying the project was on schedule and that the installation vessel Orion would start construction between 6 and 8 May. “On April 29, anti-wind groups filed a petition in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia seeking […]

  • 7 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Arup will be working on the feasibility study for Vientos Alisios, an offshore wind project in Colombia developed by BlueFloat Energy, for which the company says is the most advanced offshore wind project in Colombia. Arup says it has mobilised its industry specialists for the study and that it is supported by the international marine, offshore, […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Mayor of the Colombian city of Barranquilla, Jaime Pumarejo, is set to sign an agreement with the Danish offshore wind investor/developer Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for a 350 MW offshore wind project. Mayor Pumarejo said: “We are going to sign a memorandum of understanding with Copenhagen Infrastructure New Market Fund I K/S, a subsidiary of […]

  • 8 August 2022

    The Colombian Government, through the Ministry of Mining and Energy and the General Maritime Directorate (DIMAR), has published a resolution with which it sets the country on the path of awarding its first offshore wind permits next year. The resolution defines the competitive process for granting concessions for maritime areas designated for offshore wind development […]

  • 4 May 2022

    Colombia’s President Iván Duque and Minister of Mining and Energy, Diego Mesa, launched the country’s Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap on 3 May at an event in the city of Barranquilla, whose waters will become the home of the first offshore wind farm in Colombia. The objective of the roadmap is to build a transparent and […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Colombian producer of fertilizers, Monómeros, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Public Lighting of Barranquilla (APBAQ), which plans to build Colombia’s first offshore wind farm in the waters off the city of Barranquilla together with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). Under the MoU, Monómeros will build a new plant worth around USD 300 million […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    As the Colombian Government launched the country’s Offshore Wind Roadmap on 3 May, BlueFloat Energy revealed it has seven offshore wind projects under development in the country. This is just half of what the company plans in South America since there are also seven projects the Spanish developer is planning offshore Brazil. In Colombia, BlueFloat […]

  • 9 November 2022

    Belgium, Colombia, Germany, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, the UK, and the US have joined the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA) during COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. The alliance, which is bringing together governments, the private sector, international organisations and other stakeholders to accelerate the deployment of offshore wind power, was launched in September […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Within the DEME group recently, a great many assignments for large, energy-related projects have been awarded to a range of different companies. The assignments will be executed for oil and gas companies and businesses working within the renewable energy sector and represent a total value of 250 million EUR. In Santa Marta, Colombia, Dredging International […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Juliet Morris, Journalist and Broadcaster, will be the official chair of Day 2 and facilitator of four topical panel debates at Wave & Tidal 2013. Juliet’s credits include BBC Breakfast and BBC News for whom she presented numerous documentaries and current affairs programmes. She was a regular contributor to Countryfile and also presented all 3 […]

  • 18 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Industry

    Latin America will see a sharp increase in offshore wind projects, with capacity reaching 34 GW by 2050, driven by the growth of off-grid green hydrogen projects, according to new analysis from Wood Mackenzie. Offshore wind activity will correspond to a 15.4 per cent compound annual growth rate starting from 2032, when the first projects […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    This year is set to be one of the busiest for offshore wind developers and governments around the world as a multitude of new sites are scheduled to be awarded for offshore wind farm construction. From the much longer list of auctions coming up in 2023, each bearing national and/or global significance, is bringing […]

  • 30 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Technology

    Can developers, offshore construction companies, and shipbuilders map a road for the offshore wind sector to reach massive capacity targets while avoiding bottlenecks due to vessel shortages and port over-capacitation? But also, are some of these challenges in the industry providing opportunities for the supply chain? Questions that are discussed in the conference session ‘Opportunities […]

  • 26 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    Spain-headquartered BlueFloat Energy and Greenvolt have joined forces to develop offshore wind projects in Portugal. According to the partners, Portugal holds great potential for offshore wind, which is now recognised by the national policymakers who seek to unlock the potential of this technology to deliver on the country’s decarbonisation targets. Portugal has recently identified draft […]

  • 24 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain-headquartered BlueFloat Energy has entered the Taiwanese offshore wind market, unveiling a 1 GW floating wind project off the coast of Hsinchu County and Hsinchu City. Named after the strong winds blowing in the Hsinchu region every September, the Winds of September project is located 25 kilometres offshore in an area of around 125 square […]

  • 18 August 2014

    Offshore WIND brings the following article with permission from the The article on offshore wind potential in Latin America has been written by Luis Armando Pagan Quinones, who is specializing in the production of drinking water by desalination systems using offshore wind power.  Written by Luis Armando Pagan Quinones Despite having over 50,000 kilometers of coastline, Latin America […]

  • 6 March 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Collaboration, Industry, Outlook & Strategy

    Ørsted has become the first energy company to join the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA) to support a faster deployment of offshore wind and create a global community of action. GOWA is a new global organisation that brings together governments, the private sector, international organisations, and other stakeholders to accelerate the deployment of offshore wind […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind sector is witnessing accelerated growth both in the size and number of new projects, as well as in new markets, with 135 GW of new capacity now available in leasing rounds around the world, according to new analysis from the energy market research firm Westwood Global Energy Group. More than 20 GW […]

  • 29 April 2015

    Paul Simons, a senior United States diplomat with a strong background in energy and economic policy, has been selected to be the new Deputy Executive Director of the International Energy Agency. Simons will take up his position on 8 July 2015. “We look forward to welcoming Paul Simons to the IEA,” said Executive Director Maria […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Training & Education

    More than 7.7 million people worldwide are now employed by the renewable energy industry, according to a new report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). This is an 18 per cent increase from last year’s figure of 6.5 million. The report, Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2015, also provides a […]

  • 26 September 2012

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Renewable Energy Market in South and Central America to 2020 – Clean Development Mechanism Projects and Climate Financing to Increase Renewables Share in the Energy Mix” report to their offering. The Future Looks Green for Brazil’s Impressive Renewable Energy Industry Brazil will continue to prove its commitment […]

  • 24 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    Can developers, offshore construction companies, and shipbuilders map a road for the offshore wind sector to reach massive capacity targets while avoiding bottlenecks caused by vessel shortages and port over-capacitation? But also, are some of these challenges in the industry providing opportunities for the supply chain?   On 30 November, Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference will […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    A new 2015 agreement on climate change, that will harness action by all nations, took a further important step forward in Lima following two weeks of negotiations by over 190 countries. Nations concluded by elaborating the elements of the new agreement, scheduled to be agreed in Paris in late 2015, while also agreeing the ground […]

  • 19 January 2015
    R&D, Technology

    A group of maritime engineering students share a futuristic vision to send robots into outer space to explore planetary lakes. The potential uses for these robots on Earth is also limitless, including sending fleets of drones to provide quick and safe response to natural disasters and creating a “wired ocean” that provides early notice of […]