Rising Foundation Installation and Construction Risk

Within the offshore wind industry, there has been a relentless and necessary drive towards cost reduction and commercialization of offshore wind.

German Bank Buys Into 50Hertz

German state-owned bank, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), has agreed to acquire a 20% stake in compatriot ...

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Naval Energies Opts for Floating Wind over Tidal Energy

Naval Energies has decided to stop investing in tidal energy, a market said to be in the process of closing, and ...

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Hornsea Two, Formosa I Firm Up Siemens Gamesa Order Book

Siemens Gamesa's offshore wind order intake reached a peak in the third quarter of the fiscal year 2018 ...

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US Wind Farm Installation to Surge Ahead of PTC Phase-Out

Installation of new wind energy projects in the U.S. will significantly increase between 2018 and 2020, before ...

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New Jersey Pitches Offshore Wind Energy Certificate Rule

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has proposed a rule that would establish an offshore wind funding ...

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TenneT's Investment Numbers on the Rise in H1 2018

TenneT invested EUR 904 million in Dutch and German high-voltage grids in the first half of 2018, which represents ...

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Wikinger Adds to Iberdrola’s Tally

Spain's Iberdrola reported a 25.5% increase in the gross operating profit (EBITDA) in its Renewables business unit ...

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Industry Majors Back 3GW by 2030 French Med FW Goal

More than 70 companies and institutions, including some of the leading offshore wind developers and equipment ...

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Ørsted Opens New Walney Extension Skills Fund Round

Ørsted has opened the second round of the Walney Extension community skills fund, dedicated to Science, Technology, ...

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UK to Lay Out CfD Specs This Year

The UK government plans to set out the parameters of the next year's Contracts for Difference auction later this ...

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Bloomberg: Shell Applies for Massachusetts OW Lease Sale

Shell logo event booth. Copyright: Navingo.

Oil & gas giant Shell has filed the required documents to qualify for bidding at an upcoming offshore wind lease ...

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Portuguese OW Plant Attracts Multi-Million Investment

Portugal's ASM Industries has signed a EUR 4.5 million investment agreement with an undisclosed institutional ...

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UK Charts Decade-Long Offshore Wind Path

The UK government has committed to opening the Contracts for Difference auctions for offshore wind every two years ...

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US: DOE Makes USD 6 Million Available for Advanced Wind R&D

U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) has announced a funding opportunity for ...

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Belgians Bundle Offshore Wind Projects

Developers of the Mermaid and the Seastar wind farms in the Belgian North Sea have merged the two projects into one ...

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Deutsche Bucht Accepts Mono Bucket Challenge

The Deutsche Bucht Mono Bucket pilot demonstrator project has reached financial close, Northland Deutsche Bucht ...

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Innogy, E.ON and RWE Table Integration Procedures

Innogy has concluded two legally binding agreements – one with E.ON, another with RWE – on the planned integration ...

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EIB Bankrolls Belgian Offshore Wind Project

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved financing for an unnamed offshore wind project in Belgium as part ...

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LM Wind Power Swoops On WMC

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business, has revealed plans to acquire the WMC test facilities in ...

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Barbados to Gauge (Floating) Offshore Wind Potential

The government of Barbados has invited expressions of interest for a wide range of studies that would ultimately ...

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Low Carbon, Vitol Set Up Renewables Investment Fund

UK-based renewable energy investment company, Low Carbon, and energy company Vitol have established the VLC ...

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Ørsted Launches New Round of East Coast Skills Fund

Ørsted has opened the second round of its East Coast Skills Fund for applications, with GBP 55,000 available for ...

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GSS Sets Up Joint Venture with Taiwan's Hwa Chi Construction

Scotland-headquartered GSS Marine Services and Taiwan’s marine construction company Hwa Chi Construction Co. Ltd. ...

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WindEurope Spotlights Turkey’s Floating Wind Potential

Turkey has a huge floating offshore wind potential and could significantly support the deployment of the floating ...

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Van Oord to Buy MPI Offshore from Vroon

Van Oord has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation ...

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Danes Track Offshore Wind Cost Slide

The Danish Energy Agency has launched an updated levelized cost of energy (LCoE) calculator which shows that costs ...

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Jan De Nul Acquires MPI Discovery and Part of MPI Business

Jan De Nul Group and Vroon Group have signed agreements to transfer part of the offshore business of MPI to Jan De ...

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