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Dutch energy major Shell has joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) as a board level member.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has become a member of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the trade body representing the global wind industry, whose board of directors MHI Vestas representatives will soon join.
The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is launching a ten-year programme to support the growth of UK businesses looking to capitalise on the opportunities offered by offshore wind. The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) will be delivered by Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult which will support supply chain companies to enable their growth and increase their competitiveness. The GBP 100 […]
The UK Energy Industries Council (EIC) and the World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind. Under the MoU signed in Aberdeen, the two parties agreed to cooperate on offshore wind supply chain project activities. "We work extensively with supply chain companies and especially those diversifying from oil […]
London-based fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised EUR 850 million in its Clean Energy Fund III which will see investments in European offshore wind projects for the first time. Over 70% of Clean Energy Fund III will be invested in projects in the Eurozone with the UK also being an important market. This is the […]
The UK Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has launched a new task force dedicated to finding innovative solutions to make the best use of electricity generated by renewable sources, including offshore wind. The Solving the Integration Challenge research project is a key part of the Offshore Wind Sector Deal announced in March, RenewableUK said. A group of experts and […]
The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]
40GW of new offshore wind capacity will be installed over the next five years, according to the latest edition of the Global Wind Report issued by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). Overall, offshore wind would represent 15% of total installations each year, GWEC said. GWEC expects increasing offshore installations first in Asia and then in North […]
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 UK has launched the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal which will see offshore wind reach the connected capacity of 30GW and deliver one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Under the new deal, the number of jobs in the industry is expected to rise to 27,000 by 2030, up from 7,200 today. The deal […]
By Mr. Giordano Toninelli – Area Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Introduction Wind energy business has an historical background in Europe due to the high number of wind farms installed in the Old Continent, but in recent times the focus of offshore wind investments is starting to shift from Europe to Asia. Wind energy business […]
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 […]
The Federal Parliament of Belgium has proposed a target of 4GW of total installed offshore wind capacity by 2030 in the draft of the National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP). The draft of the NECP was presented on a workshop that the Federal Parliament organized with EUFORES (the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources) on 5 […]
Equinor is engaging with the UK offshore wind supply chain to support the development of innovative, technology-led solutions, which can shape the future of the industry post-2025. As part of this project, Equinor has partnered with UK business development organisation NOF Energy, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the North East of England’s offshore […]
The Crown Estate and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have published an updated and extended version of ‘A Guide to an Offshore Wind Farm’. The guide is intended to help a range of stakeholders and potential new market entrants understand how an offshore wind farm is built, operated and maintained. It is said to […]
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the government of Taiwan to rethink proposed changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) for offshore wind projects to avoid the costly lessons made by other markets that pursued a similar approach. GWEC has released new data with supporting examples from the French and German offshore markets that […]
The UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has confirmed that the UK Government and the offshore wind industry are close to reaching a Sector Deal.
Chinese politicians and business people are looking to the Humber as they forge ahead with plans for 68GW of operational offshore wind capacity by 2035.
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.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has created a new Offshore Wind Taskforce to accelerate the development of offshore wind technology in non-European markets such as Asia and North America.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update, showing a maturing industry successfully competing in the marketplace, even against heavily subsidized traditional power generation technologies.
The UK government should establish a new 60 percent UK content target for British offshore wind projects, according to former UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon.
The UK offshore wind industry has committed to working with the UK government on a sector deal which would see offshore wind deliver one third of the UK's electricity and reach the connected capacity of 30GW by 2030.
DNV GL has appointed Peter Brun as Global Offshore Wind Segment Leader. At the new position, Brun will be responsible for alliance building, stakeholder management and promoting offshore wind development. Brun held the role of Vice Chairman at WindEurope (former EWEA) and Global Wind Energy Council between 2009 and 2013, and was the Chairman of the Danish […]
The global expenditure on offshore wind in the UK is expected to reach GBP 108 billion between 2018 and 2022, and Kent-based companies are ideally placed to capture a significant share in the opportunities, according to Kent County Council.