How to Commercialise Floating Offshore Wind?

Floating offshore wind may still be in the demonstration phase, but investors are already eyeing the vast new markets the technology will open.

Dutch Set Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV Bidding Window

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate will open the bidding procedure for developers interested in ...

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Ørsted Cautions Against FiT Reductions in Taiwan

Ørsted Cautions Against FiT Reductions in Taiwan

The proposed reduction in 2019 Feed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) for offshore wind in Taiwan could potentially have a negative ...

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Vineyard Wind DEIS to Open for Comments

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will issue this week a Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft ...

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Belgium Wants Bigger Second Offshore Wind Zone

Belgium’s Secretary for the North Sea Philippe De Backer has proposed an increase of the country's planned ...

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New Jersey Firmly Behind Offshore Wind Goals

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is remaining committed to supporting the state's goals of ...

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Japan Approves New Offshore Wind Bill

A bill promoting the commercial use of offshore wind in Japanese waters has passed both houses of Japan's National Diet.

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Taiwan Proposes Offshore Wind Feed-in-Tariff Cut

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has proposed a 12.71% reduction in Feed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) for offshore wind ...

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French Coastal Regions Balk At New Offshore Wind Targets

Representatives from six French coastal regions and the industry have severely criticised France's offshore wind ...

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Scotland Sets Potential Seabed Leasing Timescales

Crown Estate Scotland has published an update on proposals for new offshore wind leasing in Scotland’s waters which ...

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Equinor Gets SAP Nod for Empire Wind

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved a site assessment plan (SAP) submitted by ...

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France Sets 2030 OW Target, Industry Not Impressed

The French government presented a multiannual energy programme on 27 November, revealing plans to increase onshore ...

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The Crown Estate Talks Round 4 Bidder Criteria

The Crown Estate has detailed the criteria it would assess at the Pre-Qualification (PQQ) and Invitation to Tender ...

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UK: Offshore Wind Sector Deal Imminent

The UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has confirmed that the UK Government and the offshore wind ...

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Highland Council to Object to Moray West Project?

Highland Council's North Planning Applications Committee has recommended that the Council raises an objection to ...

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Scottish Crown Estate Makes Local Voice Stronger

The Scottish Parliament has approved a legislation which enables local authorities and communities to have a ...

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South Korea on OW Fact-Finding Trip to Denmark

A delegation from the Korean National Assembly has paid a visit to the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) to study ...

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France Urged to Set 5GW by 2030 Floating Wind Goal

Six floating wind companies have called on the French Government to include up to 5GW of floating wind capacity in ...

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UK Drafts GBP 60 Million Round Three CfD Budget

The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued a draft budget notice amounting to ...

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NJ BPU to Host Offshore Wind Stakeholder Meetings

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) is holding three public stakeholder meetings focused on the state's ...

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EU Corporates Seek Easier Path to Renewables

Nearly 100 corporates have signed a declaration calling on European governments to make investing and directly ...

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Deepwater Wind, Vineyard Wind Join Rhode Island RFP

The U.S.-based Deepwater Wind and Vineyard Wind have submitted bids to develop offshore wind projects in Rhode ...

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The Crown Estate Details Round 4 Plans as OW Appetite Grows

The Crown Estate has provided further details on plans for a new offshore wind seabed leasing round in the UK, ...

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BOEM Calls for New York Bight Wind Areas Discussion

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is holding the New York Bight Intergovernmental Renewable Energy ...

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Feed-In-Tariffs In Place for Six French Offshore Wind Farms

France's Minister of Ecology François de Rugy has signed the letters approving re-negotiated feed-in-tariffs for ...

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France Launches Dunkerque Offshore Wind Tender

Following a delay of several months, France has launched a tender for the development and operation of a wind farm ...

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DOE to Fund Push for 10MW+ Offshore Wind Turbines

The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) will fund the development of a lightweight, more efficient wind turbine ...

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Hitachi Homeports in Changhua

Japanese wind turbine maker Hitachi and Taiwan's Changhua County Government have entered into a memorandum of ...

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