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  • 13 February 2020

    2020 is set to become a record year with the highest ever use of steel jacket foundations for new offshore wind developments across the globe, according to analysis by Rystad Energy.

  • 1 May 2020

    Three Injured after CTV Hits Turbine at German Offshore Wind Farm Three persons were injured, one seriously, after a crew transfer vessel (CTV) allided with a wind turbine at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Vestas to Lay Off 400 People, Close Temporary Offshore Wind Facility Vestas will stop […]

  • 1 July 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on for the month of June 2020. Aegir Suffers Dropfall Incident Offshore Taiwan Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir experienced a dropfall incident off the coast of Taiwan on 15 June at 16:42 local time. Siemens Gamesa 14 MW Turbine to Make European Debut Offshore […]

  • 1 January 2020

    Dear readers, The Offshore WIND editorial team wishes you a happy and prosperous 2020. Thank you for being by our side in 2019. May your professional vision mirror the year ahead of us.

  • 13 November 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    Matthew Spencer of Green Alliance, a charity and independent think tank focused on ambitious leadership for the environment, in a recently published report stressed the importance of policy decisions made and their effect on offshore wind industry through the 2020s. The UK is likely to need a minimum of 25GW of offshore wind to decarbonise its power […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Orion’s Heavy Lift Crane Collapses – Video A heavy-lift crane installed on the offshore installation vessel Orion has collapsed while undergoing load tests at the Liebherr construction yard in Rostock, Germany. Siemens Gamesa Cranks It Up to 15 MW with Offshore Behemoth Siemens Gamesa has launched a new SG 14-222 DD offshore Direct Drive wind […]

  • 2 April 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on for the month of March 2020. Siemens Gamesa 11MW Turbine Prototype Goes Full Tilt Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex wind turbine has produced 11MW of power, the turbine maker said. ABB Tech for Japanese Wind Turbine Installation Vessel ABB has won a contract to […]

  • 2 March 2020

    We are bringing you a list of ten most-read articles on the site for the month of February. Haliade X-12 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Has Another Record-Breaking Day The HaliadeX-12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam has set a new world record by being the first wind turbine ever to generate […]

  • 3 February 2020

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most-read news on the site in the first month of 2020.

  • 25 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    German environment minister Peter Altmaier announced yesterday that the German incoming government has agreed explicitly to extend the current Stauchungsmodell  for 2 more years, until 2020. Following the extension, projects that are grid-connected by the end of 2019 will still be entitled to opt for the compression model. Previously, the deadline for the model was […]

  • 3 January 2011

    Whatever the electrical efficiencies of wind power, and there remain plenty of doubters in this respect who point to the need for… (hellenicshippingnews) [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, January 03, 2011

  • 8 August 2016

    The UK Government’s consultation on whether to modify renewable energy subsidy regulations to allow the support to projects due to start between 2020 and 2026 closes today.  Although the UK Government has recently cut support for onshore wind and solar, it has indicated it will provide further support for offshore wind and potentially other “less established” […]

  • 9 December 2019

    Join the largest European exhibition and conference covering the whole offshore energy mix on 26, 27 and 28 October. With oil & gas, offshore wind and marine energy all assembling at this event, Offshore Energy creates the ideal place to display your innovations, products, and services to the world. Book your stand! Offshore Energy Exhibition […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has announced that the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) will be extended for three further years to 2020, with the aim of mobilising EUR 500 billion in investment. EFSI was set up in 2015 to kick-start investments in the EU by mobilising private finance, and a large part of investments under […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall will submit a planning application for its 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm to the UK Planning Inspectorate in 2018, with hope it will obtain an irrevocable consent in early 2020.  If all processes run as smoothly as expected and a final investment decision is taken, offshore construction can start in the early 2020s, according to Ruari Lean, […]

  • 3 September 2015

    The League of European Research Universities (LERU) has called for the budget Horizon 2020 to be respected following multiple attacks. The organisation made the statement as the Council prepares to formally adopt its position on the 2016 EU draft budget. ECOFIN ministers are expected to endorse an agreement by the Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER) […]

  • 24 November 2011

      The Scottish Government’s flagship renewables target is “not realistic”, according to engineering leaders – the second such… By Kate Devlin (heraldscotland) [mappress] Source: heraldscotland, November 24, 2011

  • 11 December 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission plans to present the European Union’s strategy on offshore wind in 2020, according to the indicative timeline set out in the just-released The European Green Deal. The European  Green Deal is a roadmap on how to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. Increasing offshore wind production will be essential, building […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Wave and Tidal Energy Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020. Wave and tidal energy are methods of harnessing energy of oceans for power generation. Countries around the world are increasingly looking to utilize these […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Global wind turbine installations recently surpassed 300GW; with an increasing number of turbines coming off-warranty. MAKE Consulting said in its report that it expects an additional 300GW of capacity additions over the next 6 years, creating significant opportunities for the wind turbine operations and maintenance (O&M) sector. The addressable market of wind turbine operations and maintenance […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Driven by increasing annual installations, the global capacity of wind turbines using gearboxes is set to rise from approximately 27 Gigawatts (GW) in 2013 to 44.7 GW by 2020, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s report states that China overtook the US in 2009 to become the largest wind power market globally […]

  • 9 September 2013

    A recent study has showed that deep offshore wind farms could be financially viable by 2020, reports the Times of Malta. This university study indicates that current prices of 24 cents per unit of offshore wind power could be lowered to 17 cents per unit due to the accelerated developments in wind technology. Comparing to […]

  • 30 July 2015

    The European Union Research and Innovation Programme HORIZON 2020, selects Modular INNODRIVE project of INNOVO for its programme. INNOVO pushed again technology beyond its limits implementing the Modular Reel Drive System “Modular INNODRIVE” for the SURF Business. The Modular INNODRIVE technology brings a number of relevant innovation and improvements to life. The proposed solution, compared to existing […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind Energy could bring its Massachusetts offshore wind farm into operation by the mid-2020s, the company stated following the announcement of the provisional lease winners on 14 December.

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has withdrawn its financial guidance for the Financial Year 2020, citing the uncertainty associated with the COVID-19 pandemic which is compounding challenges in India and Northern Europe as the reason. The wind turbine maker said that it cannot forecast or quantify with reasonable accuracy the full duration and financial magnitude of the impact […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The additional 2.4 billion budgeted for renewable energy by the new Dutch Rutte II cabinet should be sufficient to realise 16% renewable energy in 2020. This calls for a balanced development of renewable heat, green gas and renewable electricity. The previous cabinet focused on renewable heat as a cost-effective technique. If the new cabinet is […]