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.

Offshore Wind Industry Gearing Up for Vessel Directory 2016

The offshore wind industry will soon launch its latest reference guide: the Offshore WIND Vessel Directory 2016. ...

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IRENA Launches Upgraded Global Atlas for Renewable Energy

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has launched a new version of the Global Atlas for Renewable ...

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Over 160 Countries to Sign Paris Climate Change Agreement

A day-long celebration will today mark the opening for signature of the Paris Climate Change Agreement at the ...

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Fitch Ratings: Investment Grade Possible for OW Projects

Operational offshore wind projects may be rated investment-grade, subject to adequate mitigation of technical and ...

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Renewables Thrive in 2015

Renewable generation capacity increased by 152 gigawatts (GW) or 8.3% during 2015, the highest annual growth rate ...

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Renewables Keeping Energy-Related CO2 Emissions In Check

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2), the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, ...

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Wind Leads the Renewables Bunch

Powered by 30,500 MW of new installations in China, the global wind power industry installed 63,013 MW in 2015, ...

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Renewables Open for USD 12 Trillion Investment Boost by 2040

Developing renewable power resources such as wind and solar presents a USD 12 trillion investment opportunity over ...

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Iberdrola Head: Renewables Key to Energy Mix Overhaul

Changes in energy mix are necessary to enable development and integration of mature renewables and meet both a ...

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Boosting Global Share of Renewables Is a Win-Win-Win

Dramatically scaling up renewables in the global energy mix by 2030 would increase global gross domestic product ...

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Happy New Year!

The Offshore WIND staff would like to wish all our readers a happy, prosperous, and offshore wind-powered 2016! ...

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UN Climate Deal Could Open New Markets to Euro Wind Industry

National climate pledges in emerging markets and an ambitious deal in Paris could spark an export boom for the ...

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COP21 Starts

The UN Climate Change Conference in Paris was officially opened at 10 am local time today, and will kick off with a ...

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BNP Paribas Sets Aside EUR 15 Billion for Renewables

French multinational bank BNP Paribas will more than double the financing resources allocated to the renewable ...

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Developing Economies Take Lead in Clean Energy Investments

Developing nations eclipsed the world’s wealthiest countries in 2014, attracting more clean energy investment ...

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Carnegie to Explore Mauritius Wave Potential

Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has signed a Collaboration Agreement with the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) to ...

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Carnegie Inks MoU with Seychelles

Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Seychelles to ...

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South Africa to Get Wave Power Plant

Blackbird International Corporation (BBRD), a wave energy technology company, through its wholly owned affiliate ...

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Envision Energy Strengthens Its EMEA Position

Envision Energy has announced the appointment of John Childs as Head of Turbine Business Development in Europe, ...

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Ghanaian Wave Energy Plant Installed

Seabased Industry AB, in collaboration with TC’s Energy, has set up Africa’s first wave power plant ...

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Blackbird International to Develop Wave Energy Project ...

Blackbird International Corporation (BBRD) has signed a partnership agreement with ACEP, The Africa Center for ...

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Egyptian Investment Bank Buys 49% of EDP Renewables France

A private equity arm of the Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes has acquired a 49% stake in EDP Renewables France ...

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IRENA Launches Online Knowledge Platform for Renewables

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has launched REsource, a freely accessible online knowledge platform ...

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Offshore Wind Defines Innovation Horizon, MAKE Says

Wind turbine technology has matured significantly, resulting in substantial reductions in LCOE and increased ...

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Vestas’ Sailing Boat Runs Aground, Crew Rescued

The nine-member crew safely abandoned the boat overnight; rescued from the reef by nearby island coast guard boat. ...

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TC’s Energy, Seabased Inks EUR 43 Mln Wave Energy Deal

TC’s Energy today signed a contract with Swedish company Seabased for a 14MW wave energy farm in Ghanaian ...

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K2 Management Conquers Four Continents

K2 Management Conquers Four Continents

K2 Management has announced that it is currently performing technical due diligence on four continents, ...

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