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  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    GROW, a consortium of Dutch offshore wind industry and research partners, and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy have signed a collaboration agreement to strengthen innovation in offshore wind. According to the ministry’s Director General Climate & Energy Sandor Gaastra, successful innovations can be realized relatively fast due to the intensive cooperation and knowledge sharing within GROW. […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has issued a tender seeking an operator of the FINO 2 research platform. The operator will provide scheduled maintenance and repair, organization of research operations in coordination with the measuring institutes, as well as update the usage and security concept. The selected party will also […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Authorities, R&D

      Due to the limited space for onshore wind turbines in Japan, the Japanese Environmental Ministry is planning to conduct trails for floating wind turbine off Kabashima Island in Nagasaki Prefecture later this month, the Daily Yomiuri informed. Fisrtly, the ministry is going to test a small 100-kilowatt model with three 11-meter blades. After completion […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate and Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO.nl) plan to issue a tender for geophysical investigations on the Hollandse Kust (West) wind farm zone in early June.

  • 2 May 2012
    Authorities

    The Polish Environment Ministry and the State Geological Institute say that the most of the Baltic Sea area is rich in shale gas and reserves of aggregates. Therefore, it says that the area should be excluded from the offshore wind activity, according to Windpower Monthly. The Infrastructure Ministry has been reviewing applications from 59 investors that […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Authorities

    On 9 March, the Cabinet of Japan decided on a bill to establish basic rules for development of offshore wind power in the general common sea area, and will now submit the draft legislation to the National Diet. 

  • 24 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Japan has issued a call for developers interested in building and operating a floating offshore wind farm off Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture. The invitation for developers to participate in the auction opened on 24 June and will close on 24 December, 2020. Two of Japan’s ministries, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; and the […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Taiwanese government watchdog, Control Yuan, has issued a report which is said to point to a number of shortcomings in the country’s offshore wind development plan, according to local media.

  • 27 June 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The province halted a multi-billion dollar wind turbine project on Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair Friday — along with similar projects — … Gary Rennie [mappress] Source: windsorstar, June 27, 2010;

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has given the green light to Statkraft for the construction of its planned offshore wind test turbine on the island of Smøla. The turbine will be used to test, qualify and gain operational experience that may be relevant in future offshore wind projects. The turbine has a capacity of […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities

    A National Offshore Wind Energy Authority (NOWA) under the aegis of Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy will be constituted and will act as the nodal agency for Offshore Wind Projects in the country. NOWA will carry out resource assessment and surveys in the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) of the country and simultaneously enter […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Grontmij and Pondera Consult will carry out preparatory studies for the call for tender by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs for allotments III and IV of the Borssele offshore wind farm. When completed, Borssele will deliver sustainable energy to 1.4 million households and will be one of the world’s largest offshore wind energy sites. […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Authorities

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is today submitting proposals to potentially open two areas for offshore wind development, and is seeking input on whether to open a third area. The two areas that the ministry plans to open for offshore wind development are Utsira Nord and Sandskallen-Sørøya Nord. Utsira Nord lies west of Utsira […]

  • 24 February 2012

    The Ministry of Transport has already received 54 applications for the development of the wind power projects off Baltic coast. Initial procedures for the licenses have already been resolved. All are to be carried out by mid-year.  “We received 54 license applications for the offshore wind farm location. Just today, seven of them were received“, […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Despite the differences between the Federal Environment Ministry and Ministry of Consumer Protection, German Government expects an agreement in the issue of liability for offshore wind farms. According to Dow Jones Newswires, disagreements are not uncommon during the phase of departmental coordination, during which the various ministries have the opportunity to contribute their specific point […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Authorities

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs plans to set a goal of developing further 10GW of offshore wind capacity between 2026 and 2035. During the inauguration of the Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first commercial offshore wind farm, the President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen, asked the Ministry of Economic Affairs to propose the plan which would see 1GW […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is funding a research project aiming to automate the evaluation of information on the condition of offshore installations through the use of drones and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). The ministry has set aside EUR 1.3 million for the IsyMoo (Intelligent integrative systems for monitoring surface protection systems […]

  • 7 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is considering to set up Taiwan`s first commercial offshore wind farm using only Taiwan-made…   [mappress] Source: cens, May 07, 2010;

  • 13 February 2013
    Authorities

    The South Korean Ministry of National Defense has halted development of Saemangeum wind power cluster project and the 200MW wind power project in Daejeong-ri, Jeju due to a concern that the radar signal can be disturbed by wind turbines, reports Etnews. In order to get a green light from the Ministry, the developers will have […]

  • 4 October 2011
    R&D

    The Gozo Ministry has applied to set up a 60-metre wind mast at il-Hotba tal-Imgieret, to the west of Wied Mielah in .   By James Debono (maltatoday) [mappress] Source: maltatoday, October 04, 2011

  • 30 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    A bill promoting the commercial use of offshore wind in Japanese waters has passed both houses of Japan’s National Diet.

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on offshore wind development. Dutch Consul General Dolph Hogewoning and BOEM Acting Director Walter Cruikshank signed the agreement on 8 April at the Consulate General of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in New York.  The Netherlands and […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Grid Connection

    Following the Dutch Senate’s decision to dismiss the ‘Stroom’ bill, TenneT said that it will work with the Ministry of Economic Affairs to come up with a customized schedule as soon as possible, since the first grid connection of wind farms in the waters off Borssele will now be delayed.  Mel Kroon, TenneT’s CEO, said that as of the 1st January no offshore grid […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Authorities

    Polish Minister of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy, Slawomir Nowak, was speaking about the country’s plans for offshore wind development at the 7th Energy Forum in Sopot.  “Plans of coastal countries are impressive and offshore wind power is likely to become a significant part of the energy mix in coming years,” said Sławomir Nowak, Minister of […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Authorities

    The Danish Ministry of Climate and Energy issued a document today, which unveils the Government’s plans to postpone electricity production from 600MWKriegers Flak and 400MW Horns Rev offshore wind farms, so they would start operating in 2018, Bloomberg reports. At this time, the country has four offshore wind farms at Horns Rev and Roedsand, while […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    Japanese Ministry of the Environment has published a report on renewable energy potential by 2030 and 2050.  According to the document, renewable energy could provide between 241.4 and 356.6 TWh by 2030. Wind energy (onshore and offshore) has the potential to reach 64.6TWh by 2030. The Ministry said: “The calculation of prospects of renewable energy is estimated with the several […]