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Developers in the US will install approximately 2.2GW of offshore wind capacity by 2026, MAKE Consulting said in its latest report.
In 2014, three Belgian offshore wind farms (C-Power, Belwind and Northwind) produced more than 2.2 million megawatt hours of electricity. Belgian Secretary of State for North Sea, Bart Tommelein, said that the production in 2014 is equivalent to the annual consumption of 623,715 households, adding that this is an impressive figure, especially since the Northwind offshore wind […]
A project to cut the cost of offshore wind by at least 10% is being awarded £2.2 million by the Scottish Government, First Minister Alex Salmond has announced. The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, a joint industry and government scheme, brings together nine offshore wind developers with over 72% (31GW) of the UK’s […]
Governor of Texas Rick Perry has announced that the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is awarding $2.2 million to the Texas A&M University (TAMU) Wind Energy Center for a collaborative project that brings together researchers from universities across the state to develop and increase the capacity of offshore wind energy technology, and help bring it […]
Ontario Court of Appeal's ruling from November 12 will allow Trillium Power its day in court to seek damages of $2.25 Billion arising from Trillium Power’s claims of “misfeasance in public office” by the Ministries named in the action. Trillium Power claims that it had been specifically targeted by the February 11, 2011 press release […]
The high degree of innovation in the design as well as cooperation between Vripack and Braveheart Shipping might be unique but also essential to make sure the Javelin 22.22 is able to perform her duties at sea. The innovative mentality and the features of the ship connect very well to the qualities and holistic design […]
An engineering firm has secured £2.28million to deliver new jobs for Harwich and respond to significant opportunities in the offshore wind sector. AJ Woods Engineering, which is based in the town, is to receive the money from the ‘Growing Places Fund’ following a successful bid to the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP). The loan […]
Celtic Array Ltd., a joint venture of Centrica and Dong Energy, plans to submit an application for a 2.2GW offshore wind farm, the UK National Infrastructure Planning portal, delivered by the Planning Inspectorate, the Government agency responsible for examining applications for nationally significant infrastructure projects, said on Friday. According to Reuters, the application for the […]
The Board of Directors of DONG Energy has today approved the interim financial report for the first nine months of 2011 with the following outlook and key performance indicators compared with the first nine months of 2010: EBITDA was DKK 11.7 billion, up from DKK 10.6 billion in the first nine months of 2010, […]
A wind power company caught by the Ontario government’s moratorium on offshore wind projects is suing the province for $2.25 billion in... By John Spears (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar, September 29, 2011
Wind turbines offshore Scotland generated 1,369 GWh of electricity in 2018, a 122.2% increase compared to 616 GWh of electricity generated in 2017, according to the latest figures from UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Scotland's operational offshore wind capacity grew by 153% year-on-year, from 246MW in 2017 to 623MW in 2018. “Last year […]
Explosive growth in the offshore wind sector and aggressive renewables targets in India are expected to drive a ten-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2% in the Asia Pacific region, excluding China, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. “Target compliance in India is likely to bifurcate the next decade’s outlook, […]
The 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind projects will move forward, Ørsted said in response to the announced 6% Feed-in-Tariff reduction, but the final investment decision depends on the outcome of supply contract renegotiations and relevant project milestones being achieved in time to keep the projects on track for commissioning in 2021. Developers who sign their […]
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has reported a 76% increase in offshore wind turbine volume in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2019 with the sale of 609MWe. The offshore segment contributed to a 7% rise year-on-year of the company's total wind turbine volume, which amounted to 2,129MWe. In the period of October-November, Siemens Gamesa saw a EUR 2.262 […]
France plans to issue offshore wind tenders with a combined capacity of up to 6GW by 2028, according to the recently released Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)). This is nearly three times as much compared to a proposal floated in November 2018, where only 2.2GW of new offshore wind capacity was to […]
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Ltd has entered the offshore wind sector with recent involvement in a project offshore East China's Jiangsu province. The Chinese company unveiled it entered the project this month, however, details on the size or scope of the development have not been disclosed. Offshore wind aligns with CNOOC's business due to […]
The Jiangsu Province in China has approved 24 offshore wind projects with a total capacity of 6.7GW. The total investment in the projects will amount to CNY 122.29 billion, which is approximately USD 18 billion, the provincial authorities stated. According to the government-supported Xinhua Daily news site, the announcement is part of the province's 10GW offshore […]
Markets Outlook: Belgian Offshore Platform Offshore wind energy in Belgium There are currently 8 offshore wind projects in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) representing a total installed capacity of 2.267MW offshore wind energy. In 2018, five projects, C-Power, Belwind, Northwind, Nobelwind and Rentel, representing 1.186MW, are fully operational and meet the electricity needs of about […]
German offshore wind farms generated over 18.8 Terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity in 2018, an over 8% increase compared to 17.4TWh generated in the German North Sea and the Baltic Sea in 2017, according to the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems.
Representatives from six French coastal regions and the industry have severely criticised France's offshore wind targets set out in the new multiannual energy programme, describing them as a ''disaster'' and ''the worst-case scenario''.
The French government presented a multiannual energy programme on 27 November, revealing plans to increase onshore wind capacity from the current 14.3GW to some 35GW by 2030 and to add further 2.2GW of offshore wind, on top of the 3GW already tendered and waiting to be built.
Ørsted has achieved an operating profit (EBITDA) of DKK 10.8 billion (EUR 1.45 billion) in the first nine months of 2018, up 14% compared to 9M 2017, mainly due to a 32% increase in operating profits from wind farms in operation.
Kinewell Energy has launched a licensed version of its inter-array layout optimisation software, KLOC, which was initially launched as a consultancy tool for Kinewell Energy in 2015 after two years of research and development.
New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of discussion about the vast potential of this previously untapped source of electricity.
Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded further 1,664MW of offshore wind capacity to four wind farms which are part of two larger projects.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has signed agreements with compatriot Enbridge Inc. to acquire 49% of Enbridge’s interests in two German offshore wind projects - Hohe See and Albatros.