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  • 6 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Hibiki Wind Energy has identified MHI Vestas as the potential supplier of turbines for the Hibiki-nada offshore wind project in Japan. Hibiki Wind Energy has revealed that MHI Vestas is a candidate to supply its V174-9.5MW turbines for the Japanese project. To remind, in February 2017, the government of Kitakyushu City selected the consortium of […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Hibiki Wind Energy signed an agreement with Kitakyushu city on 10 January, laying out the basic matters regarding the project to set up and operate the 229MW Hibikinada offshore wind farm in the Kitakyushu Port area. 

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Kitakyushu City, Japan, has announced that a consortium comprising Kyuden Mirai Energy, Kyuden Corporation (Kyushu Electric Power), Hokutaku Renewable Energy Service, J-Power, and SAIBUGAS has been selected to install and operate an offshore wind farm off the Port of Hibikinada.

  • 6 June 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has held an opening ceremony in Kitakyushu City to commemorate the start of demonstration operations for the Hibiki barge-type floating offshore wind power generation system. The system, the first of its kind in Japan, was installed at a sea depth of about 50 metres and is […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The winners of the tender to build the Hibikinada nearshore wind farm off Kitakyushu, Japan, have established a special purpose company (SPC) – Hibiki Wind Energy.

  • 21 May 2019

    The Japanese New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has shared videos showing the construction and installation of the two-bladed Hibiki floating wind turbine. The Aerodyn SCD 3MW turbine, installed on Ideol’s Damping Pool floating foundation, was towed from the Kitakyushu Port to the installation site some 15km off Kitakyushu City on 29 August 2018. Hibiki, set to be […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas has confirmed that its V174-9.5 MW was selected as the preferred turbine for the 220MW Hibikinada offshore wind farm in Japan. Hibikinada is the first awarded, commercial-scale project to be announced in Japan. The wind farm is expected to enter the construction phase in FY 2022. It will be the first project to […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ideol and Taisei Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint development and promotion of concrete foundations for floating offshore wind in Japan using Ideol’s Damping Pool technology. According to Ideol and Taisei, floating offshore wind is a promising market in Japan as its potential is three times larger than that of bottom-fixed […]

  • 22 January 2020

    NAVA Ship Design Office has designed a wind farm support vessel (WFSV) which will service the offshore wind sector in Poland. The vessel will provide accommodation for 16 persons and will feature two MTU 12 V 2000 M72 diesel engines speeding up to a maximum of 25kn. Poland has set a goal to develop 8GW of offshore […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Indian state of Tamil Nadu is waiting for the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to release guidelines for an early action plan to develop the offshore wind sector, according to Deccan Chronicle news site. Chairman of Tamil Nadu Energy Development Authority, Mr. Sudeep Jain, said that the Ministry has established a committee to see […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    At a recently held Renewable Energy to Tamil Nadu (RE2TN) seminar, Sudeep Jain, chairman and managing director of Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), has confirmed this Indian state’s efforts to develop offshore wind energy.  Since Tamil Nadu is planning to install 200 MW of offshore wind power by 2023, Jain said that Indian Government’s timely completion of a […]

  • 22 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    NASA Earth Observatory has released an image of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array, taken from space by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite. The image was captured on April 28, 2013; twenty days after the wind farm became fully operational. In April last year, the London Array […]

  • 10 August 2015

    Blade Dynamics is shipping the “D78” advanced assembly blade from its NASA-based facility to be structurally tested at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s blade testing facility at Blyth, UK. This is the only modular offshore blade in the world, the developer pointed out. There are multiple new technologies in the blade including a lightweight […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    WERPO, a wave energy technology specialist, has signed an agreement with Beijing Capital Group (BCG), who will exclusively represent WERPO in China. Shmuel Ovadia, director at WERPO and inventor of its proprietary sea wave energy technology, stated: “China is one of WERPO’s strategic locations, both due to the region’s vast expanse of oceans with the […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    An Indian state-owned electric utilities company, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), announced plans to install a system which would connect offshore wind turbines to the grid, according to DNA India news site. “Integration of electricity generated from renewable energy resources with the grid is our focus area. As part of this initiative, we […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Suzlon, Bharat Light and Power Pvt Ltd, and another company called Greenshore Energy, have shown interest in putting up large-scale wind farms in the seas near Tamil Nadu, it is reliably learnt. Sources in the Tamil Nadu Government have told Business Line that the Government has received four applications from these three companies. These companies […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the country’s medium and long-term targets for offshore wind capacity, aiming for 5GW by 2022 and as much as 30GW by 2030.  

  • 8 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The GWEC-led FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind In India) consortium has published the feasibility reports for offshore wind development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    Offshore wind turbines installed in the North Sea have been giving rise to sediment plumes, satellite images taken by NASA’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) show. For at least the past decade, satellites have spotted white dots cropping up in the North Sea. If viewed from Earth’s surface, you would see that these dots are actually wind […]

  • 17 June 2015

    The FOWIND Consortium has released pre-feasibility reports (PFRs) for offshore wind development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The reports identify key offshore areas where detailed wind resource assessment should take place off the coasts of the two states. “This is a key first step in identifying sites for offshore wind development, and we are pleased […]

  • 26 January 2014

    VIDEO: Anholt Offshore Wind Farm Construction DONG Energy has constructed the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, which is one of the largest construction projects in Denmark. First Monopile Installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 The first of 77 foundations has been installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 in Germany representing 277 MW when complete. NASA’s Image of the […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Tamil Nadu is eager to exploit its vast wind resources, both onshore and offshore. With 7,055 MW of wind power capacity, which is about 40% of all wind power capacity in the country, the State is seeking to install 6,000 MW by 2017. On that path, the State has formed a committee to examine the […]

  • 14 August 2013
    R&D, Training & Education

    The Indian Government’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy have today published a report written by Oldbaum Services detailing the huge potential for offshore wind energy in the country. Offshore Wind Potential Tamil Nadu was written by Oldbaum’s Technical Director Andy Oldroyd and Poushali Maji, Technical Lead in Mumbai. Its publication is a significant step […]

  • 15 October 2014

    TC’s Energy will hold a ceremony for the wave energy project being developed jointly by TC’s Energy and Swedish company Seabased AB at the Ghanaian town of Ada. The event will mark the commencement of the project on 17th October at District Assembly Office in Ada Foah. TC’s Energy and Seabased have signed Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    France’s Ideol and the Japanese Shizen Energy have signed an agreement to jointly develop a commercial-scale floating offshore wind project in Japan. The multi-megawatt floating wind project will comprise Ideol’s Damping Pool technology located off the coast of Kyushu and will draw upon Shizen’s experience in local project development, Ideol said. Currently, Ideol and Shizen Energy are examining […]

  • 18 July 2012

    India is preparing to harness great offshore wind potential in the coastal states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka, the Hindu news portal informs At a meeting held with the aim of preparing draft policy guidelines of the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy for development of offshore wind energy, Rajeev Ranjan, Tamil […]