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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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2019

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  • 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, […]

  • 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

  • 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) […]

  • 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” […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Horizon 2020, the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme, has issued a call for submission in renewable energy technologies and low carbon energy. A total of €118.3 million in total will be available for project proposals while a sum of €61.3 million will go for developing of the next generation technologies of renewable electricity and heating/cooling. Other categories […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The renewable energy industry could be spending three times as much on insurance every year by 2020 to mitigate risks to projects, says a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance sponsored by Swiss Re. The report looked at six of the world’s leading markets for solar and wind, including Australia, China, France, Germany, the […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The completion of the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm may extend into the first quarter of 2020 due to delays in the manufacturing of mono bucket foundations, Northland Power stated in its financial results. According to Northland Power, the installation of the two turbines using mono bucket foundations is expected to begin in the fourth […]

  • 9 October 2013

    European Union Member States are showing mixed progress towards three climate and energy targets for 2020, even though the EU as a whole could reduce greenhouse gases emissions by 21% in 2020 with the set of national measures already adopted. These findings come from new European Environment Agency (EEA) assessments. EEA’s report ‘Trends and projections […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2017

    The world could see as much as 237MW of floating offshore wind capacity installed by 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

  • 5 December 2011

    In 2020 wind turbines will reach a capacity of 20 MW. This is the conclusion of a feasibility study conducted within Europe’s Upwind wind power project . Giant wind turbines, with rotor having a 200 meter diameter and a capacity of 20 MW will be put into service by 2020. Significant technological innovation and design […]

  • 27 March 2013

    The European Commission today opened the debate on EU energy and climate policy after 2020 – offering the energy industry the prospect of the long-term clarity and stability needed for large, long-term investments. The European Commission’s Green Paper on a “2030 framework for climate and energy policies” published today in Brussels presents 2030 targets as […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Two SeaEnergy sites – Beatrice and Inch Cape – are among 10 identified as the short term option (2010 – 2020) for developing offshore wind. [mappress] Source: bfnnews, May 19, 2010;

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Wind will be at the centre of Europe’s power needs, meeting 50% of electricity demand by 2050, Robert Clover from MAKE Consulting said on February 4. Moreover, “after 2020 wind is the cheapest technology, it is scalable and it has minimal water requirements,” he added. Speaking at EWEA’s 2013 Annual Event in Vienna, Clover said […]

  • 25 February 2015

    The European Commission’s Energy Union proposal to establish post-2020 legislation for renewables is a clear signal to investors that Europe is open for business on zero-carbon energy, said the chief executive officer of the European Wind Energy Association. The Vice President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic plans to put forward a Renewable Energy Package as soon […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    To meet global climate and sustainable development goals, investment in renewable energy must double by 2020 and more than triple by 2030, according to IRENA’s new report Unlocking Renewable Energy Investment: the role of risk mitigation and structured finance, which finds that reaching this level of investment is entirely possible. It will require policymakers and public […]