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  • 2 January 2019

    It has somewhat become business as usual for the offshore wind industry to mark record-breaking activities every year and 2018 was no different. We bring you a selection of five of the most notable 2018 record-breakers:

  • 1 May 2018

    Top ten most notable news on Offshore WIND from April 2018.

  • 4 January 2019

    Offshore WIND’s ten most read news in December 2018.

  • 1 January 2018

    Dear readers,  The Offshore WIND editorial team wishes you a happy and prosperous 2018! We would like to thank you all for being with us in this momentous year of 2017, where the offshore wind sector bloomed amazingly. We hope you stay with us through this exciting renewables ride and follow our contribution to the […]

  • 12 April 2018

    By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]

  • 1 February 2018

    Taiwan to Sign 5.5GW of Contracts with Offshore Wind Developers by July Nine developers looking to build offshore wind farms in Taiwan have qualified for offshore environmental permits. These developers, offering 10.5GW of offshore wind capacity in total, will now compete for 5.5GW of offshore wind contracts, 3.5GW to be selected for the feed-in-tariff (FIT) […]

  • 1 March 2018

    World’s First Floating Wind Farm Outdelivers The 30MW Hywind Scotland, the world’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm, performed better than expected in its first three full months in production, Statoil, the operator of the wind farm said. Ørsted Streamlines Hornsea Project Three Ørsted has published updated plans for the proposed Hornsea Project Three offshore wind […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Global Wind Summit 2018 has officially started in Hamburg, Germany.

  • 2 January 2019

    From a sea of major updates that hit the headlines last year, Offshore WIND has chosen a few that could sketch the sector’s progress by looking at various developments across the globe in 2018.

  • 1 January 2019

    Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry’s hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the ‘Learn More’ button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.

  • 4 June 2018

    The registration for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2018 is now live! The event, to be held on (22), 23 & 24 October in Amsterdam expects to attract over 12,000 offshore professionals and more than 600 exhibiting companies.

  • 16 October 2018

    Building offshore wind parks without subsidy has hailed a new phase in the development of offshore wind. Next to that, the LCOE of offshore wind has dropped dramatically in the last ten years.

  • 8 May 2018

    The annual Offshore Energy Awards, which will be presented during the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2018 (OEEC) in Amsterdam, are officially open for nominations.

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported a record operating profit of DKK 30 billion (some EUR 4 billion) in 2018, which is 33% more than the year before. The news comes as the company’s Board of Directors approved the all-time-high EBITDA today, on 30 January, as part of the approval process for the annual report for 2018. Ørsted […]

  • 22 October 2018

    The 400+ attendees were very curious to find out who the winners of the Offshore Energy Awards were last night. The black-tie dinner gala, hosted by Viktoria Koblenko, served a culinary dinner and offered sultry musical interludes by Jennifer Ewbank. The evening was officially opened by executive Vice President Shell, Bart van de Leemput, and Managing Director of Navingo, Coert van Zijll Langhout.

  • 7 September 2018

    The jury has reviewed all submitted nominations for the Offshore Energy Awards and has chosen for each category three nominees that obtained the highest number of points.

  • 26 February 2019
    R&D

    The global offshore wind market has grown by 0.5% as 4.49GW of new capacity was installed in 2018, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) reported. According to the latest Global Wind Report, there is now 23GW of offshore wind capacity installed, which represents a 20% boost compared to the end of 2017. The main contributor was […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian power company Northland Power reported CAD 178 million net income in the first quarter of 2018, a 78% increase compared to the same quarter last year primarily due to higher operating income from the Gemini and the Nordsee One offshore wind farms.

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities

    When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.  

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Offshore foundations manufacturer Sif Holding has prepared a set of measures in preparation for possible underutilization of the company’s 300 Kton annual production capacity in 2018.

  • 17 October 2018

    The offshore wind industry is expected to grow to 120GW total installed capacity by 2030. In North-West Europe, the North, Irish and Baltic Seas are relatively shallow and have sandy bottoms. While most seas in the world have rock-like bottoms and deeper waters.