The Offshore Wind Industry’s Urgent Need

The offshore wind industry is developing rapidly. Last year, the use of wind energy grew with 19% in the EU.

APEM Finishes Norfolk Boreas Surveys

APEM has completed seabird and marine mammal surveys at Vattenfall's Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project in the UK.

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BLUE Hammer Strikes at Maasvlakte 2

At Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam, Fistuca is currently testing the BLUE Piling technology for driving the ...

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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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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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Deepwater Wind Takes Steps to Prevent Fishing Gear Issues

US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has adopted a procedure designed to prevent impacts to commercial fishing ...

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Icebreaker Moves Through the System

The technical staff of Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has published its Report of Investigation, recommending that ...

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APEM Begins Race Bank Wildlife Surveys

APEM has commenced aerial wildlife surveys at Ørsted's 573MW Race Bank wind farm located offshore North Norfolk in ...

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MEPA Seeks Supplemental Vineyard Wind EIR

The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office (MEPA) has requested a supplemental filing to the Draft ...

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ABPmer Prepares Welsh EIA Guidebook

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has selected ABPmer to provide guidance on marine and coastal physical ...

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EU Agrees On 32% by 2030 Renewables Target

The European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council have made a political agreement on a ...

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Wind-Solar Hybrid Takes Aim at Offshore Platforms

Rotterdam-based Amphibious Energy is testing the Hybrid EnergyPod, a container designed to generate, store and ...

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Scotland Steps Up Its Zero Emissions Game

Scottish government has published a draft Climate Change Bill that will immediately set a target of a 90% reduction ...

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New Jersey Solidifies Offshore Wind Commitment

New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy has signed the A-3723 – the Renewable Energy bill which codifies the goal of ...

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BOEM Extends New York Bight Comment Period

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has extended the comment period for information and industry ...

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Dutch Investigate Future Offshore Wind Links

Arcadis and Pondera Consult will carry out a strategic study into the various possibilities to transport the energy ...

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MHI Vestas 9MW Platform to Be Typhoon-Ready in 2020

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has confirmed that its 9MW turbine platform will be typhoon ready in 2020, in time for all ...

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Norwegian Oil and Gas Project to Run on Offshore Wind?

Norwegian oil and gas major Aker BP has tabled a proposal to power the NOAKA project on the Norwegian Continental ...

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Vineyard Wind Submits Draft Environmental Impact Report

US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has submitted a Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) with state ...

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California and Denmark Sign Offshore Wind MoU

The California Energy Commission and the country of Denmark have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on ...

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New York Puts $5M Up for Grabs for Metocean Data Collection

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to ...

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New Study Puts Offshore Wind Rough Riders Into Focus

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is coordinating a study on the psychological and physiological ...

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GWEC: Offshore Wind Spreading Like Wildfire

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update, showing a maturing ...

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Parkwind Joins Belgian Power-to-Gas Venture

Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has teamed up with green energy producer Eoly, part of Colruyt Group, and ...

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Denmark to Table 800MW Offshore Wind Project

An 800MW offshore wind project is part of the Danish government's coming energy proposal, the country's Energy, ...

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Study: Seabirds Steer Away From Offshore Wind Turbines

The risk of seabirds colliding with offshore wind turbines is less than half of what would be expected based on ...

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Vattenfall Picks OceanWise Marine Maps

Vattenfall has procured OceanWise's Raster Charts XL (eXcluding Land) as a Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) for Northern ...

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Scots 'Call-in' Inch Cape Onshore Planning Application

The Scottish government has called-in Inch Cape Offshore Limited’s application for planning permission in principle ...

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