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Brazilian oil & gas major Petrobras has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Norwegian energy company Equinor to jointly develop the offshore wind energy segment in Brazil.
Brazil has sworn in a new energy minister last Friday, who opened the door for ocean renewables development in this country, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy website. Namely, Minister Eduardo Braga said he wants the federal government to begin studies on offshore wind and ocean energy. There are no offshore wind farms built in Brazil at […]
Brazil is hot. Right now the whole world is glued to the television because of the World Cup. But also business wise all eyes are on the home of samba. The Dutch government is exploring possibilities of collaboration between The Netherlands and Brazil in the field of on- and offshore wind energy. Brazil has one […]
Research and Markets has announced that GlobalData has release new report “Wind Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025 – Capacity, Generation, Market Share, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles”. Scope – A brief introduction on global carbon emissions and global primary energy consumption. – Historical period is during 2001-2011 […]
This week, SgurrEnergy announced the opening of two new international offices, bringing its total number of global offices to nine. With headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland, these recent developments see the company’s reach extend to Norway and Brazil with plans for further growth in Germany in 2013. This comes just weeks after a double win for […]
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Renewable Energy Market in South and Central America to 2020 – Clean Development Mechanism Projects and Climate Financing to Increase Renewables Share in the Energy Mix” report to their offering. The Future Looks Green for Brazil’s Impressive Renewable Energy Industry Brazil will continue to prove its commitment […]
The first Brazilian generation of power from ocean waves was obtained in a prototype of the Research and Technological Development Program of the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL). The generation lasted 10 minutes on June 24th, and powered the auxiliary systems of the plant – lightning and air conditioning. Operations and trials continue in order […]
Wednesday night, politicians and other decision makers at the UN sustainability conference Rio+20 were presented with 100 sustainable projects. They are eco-friendly solutions which are already available today and which can contribute to the development of sustainability on a global level. DONG Energy has two projects nominated: Walney Offshore Windfarms and Wind Power’s partnership model, […]
DNV COO Elisabeth Tørstad calls for more research and innovation to better serve the transition to a low-carbon economy. “We must invest more in research and innovation in order to continuously improve the key renewable technologies. This will drive down life cycle costs and make renewable energy more competitive,” said Elisabeth Tørstad, Chief Operating Officer […]
Government-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, or Eletrobras, could team up with China’s Three Gorges Corp. on wind-power projects, the Fox Business news site writes. Namely, Brazilian officials signed an agreement in February to work with Three Gorges which opened the possibility for companies’ partnership. Thus, Eletrobras is now looking into building 200MW of wind power in […]
The wind power cumulative installed capacity in Brazil rose by close to 50% during 2011 as analyzed by a recent research report “Brazil Wind Power Market Analysis” published by KuicK Research. According to the report, the wind power cumulative installed capacity surpassed 1 GW to reach close to 1.4 GW during 2011. The growth in […]
Gamesa, a world leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines, inaugurated its first manufacturing base in Brazil, in the town of Camaçari in north-eastern Bahía. With this, the company has begun to make wind turbines in Brazil, just six months after it announced its decision to establish a manufacturing and sales presence […]
* Wins second contract to develop renewable energy in Brazil, in a tender organised by the Agencia Nacional de Energía Eléctrica (Aneel) * The company, in a consortium with Neoenergia, with whom it signed a collaboration agreement this month, committed to supplying the electricity generated in these facilities to the Brazilian government for a 20-year […]
Felipe Pimenta was stuck. A doctoral student in oceanography at the University of Delaware, he had to complete a final project for his… [mappress] Source: earthobservatory, April 24, 2010;
By Stefano Santoni – Product & Market Manager, Wind Energy & Heavy Duty Division – DAVI. According to the report of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the global offshore wind market experienced a growth of 4.49GW of new capacity in 2018. The Global Wind Report acknowledges that nowadays there’s a total of 23GW of offshore […]
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have revealed plans to work together on efforts to develop offshore wind in emerging markets. This follows the World Bank Group’s launch of a new programme to fast-track the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries, supported by funding from the government […]
The potential for the use of blockchain within the energy sector is in focus of the third video in the Horizons series, co-produced by DOB-Academy and Offshore WIND with an aim to cover offshore wind topics in an easily digestible way. Blockchain remains a hard to understand concept. Some say it will change the way […]
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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.
Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras will invest USD 417 million (approx. EUR 365 million) in wind energy, solar energy and biofuels from 2019 to 2023. This has been set out in the company’s new Business and Management Plan (BMP), released on 5 December together with its 2040 Strategic Plan, of which the BMP is an […]
Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras will invest USD 417 million (approx. EUR 365 million) in wind energy, solar energy and biofuels from 2019 to 2023.
Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2018 brought together 550 exhibitors and over 10,000 unique visitors in halls 1, 2 & 3 of Amsterdam RAI. The conference and side events attracted over 1,000 delegates. The next Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference takes place on 7, 8 and 9 October 2019. Offshore Energy 2018 kicked off […]
A delegation from the Brazilian multi-national oil and gas company Petrobras is visiting the North East England to meet with major supply chain companies in the offshore wind sector.
There are no local content requirements in offshore wind tenders in the Netherlands because the Dutch government sees competition as key to achieving cost reductions, Ruud de Bruijne, Project Manager Offshore Wind Energy at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) said during the Offshore WIND Conference in Amsterdam.
Blockchain remains a hard to understand concept. Some say it will change the way we do business, others fear what sharing data will mean for future transactions. Offshore WIND spoke to Tom Fürstner founder and CTO of Riddle&Code, who recently cooperated with Brazilian onshore energy provider EDP. So, let us start with: What is Blockchain? […]
GE Renewable Energy has appointed Duncan Berry as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LM Wind Power. Berry will succeed Marc de Jong, LM Wind Power’s CEO since June 2015, who will leave the company at the end of April 2018.