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A report published yesterday by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) highlights the fact that traditional power stations use vast amounts of water to generate power – and calls for this to be taken into account by Governments when they set energy and climate change policy. EWEA’s report “Saving Water with Wind Energy” says nuclear, […]
The implementation of U.S. offshore wind targets will not be as simple or, potentially, as green as it may seem since certain issues can “cause a bottleneck in the supply chain”, according to research by Yale University. Researchers from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies challenged the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) offshore wind plans, focusing specifically […]
K2 Management has appointed Jørn Zielke as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding the current interim CEO Lars K. Hammershøj. Zielke will join K2 Management during the first half of the year when released from the contract with regional utility Vestforsyning, where he also holds the CEO position. Hammershøj, the company’s co-founder, has been acting as interim CEO since […]
The UK East coast communities are destined to be honeypots for investment as decades of opportunity lie ahead in the offshore wind industry, according to Member of Parliament for Waveney Peter Aldous.
Poland plans to develop 8GW of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea by 2035 and will soon pass a law to this effect, Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski, said.
Iberdrola is set to officially open its Wkinger offshore wind farm in Germany today, 29 October.
Asia-Pacific’s offshore wind capacity will rise 20-fold to 43GW in 2027 according to new research from global natural resources consultancy Wood Mackenzie.
US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has signed an agreement to lease the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal for a period of 18 months.
The grid operators TenneT, Gasunie Deutschland and Thyssengas have put forward detailed plans for coupling the electricity and gas grids and advancing Germany’s energy transition.
The UK and export market for offshore wind products and services provided by UK-based firms is expected to be worth GBP 4.9 billion a year by 2030, according to a new prospectus by the former McLaren Group CEO and Formula One Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh.
Energy infrastructure system specialist Pfisterer is establishing a specialized offshore wind team within the PTS (Power Transmission Solutions) Cable Business Unit.
Merkur Offshore GmbH has completed a EUR 1.5 billion senior debt restructuring for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm project.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) with an USD 18.5 million grant to lead an offshore wind research and development (R&D) consortium.
Crown Estate Scotland today (21 May) unveiled its proposals for leasing seabed for new offshore wind projects that would be built in Scotland’s waters from late 2020s onwards.
A group of UK-based companies has launched a training centre to provide a skilled workforce for wind farms located offshore the UK east coast, with developers, operators and supply chain companies supporting the training places.
Offshore winds blowing off the US Atlantic Coast could produce four times more electricity each year than the region currently uses, according to a report by the Environment Maine Research and Policy Center.
The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has completed the formation of a business entity in Taiwan – The Renewables Consulting Group (Taiwan) Ltd.
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Poland’s Foundation for Sustainable Energy (FNEZ) is currently finalising a report that includes an analysis and conclusions on the potential of offshore wind in Poland, for which FNEZ hopes it will become a basis for industry and political discussion that will ultimately lead to realisation of the full potential of offshore wind energy in Poland.
The 400MW BARD Offshore 1, Germany’s largest operating offshore wind farm, generated 1.488 TWh of electricity in 2017, a 13% increase year-on-year.
The Canada-based Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has invited local firms to consider the offshore wind industry as an avenue for business growth.
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India’s Suzlon Group and its associates have commissioned their first operational offshore met station in the Arabian Sea.
Buss Offshore Solutions will become a new shareholder of the offshore wind service company WINDEA Offshore on 1 January 2018, after the two companies recently reached an agreement on the details of the transaction and signed the relevant contracts.
Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider Kenz Figee Group has appointed Jan Pieter Klaver as the company’s new CEO.
DNV GL has published a position paper on artificial intelligence (AI) in solar and wind energy industries, saying AI will increasingly automate operations over the next several years and boost efficiencies across the renewable energy sector.