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  • 19 December 2013

    Guernsey’s Renewable Energy Team have reviewed and updated their strategy document for the year 2014. This document has been published on the website and, following on from previous versions, is available to download here. The key change is a 1 page summary that has been created with a more prominent vision and mission, as well […]

  • 7 February 2013

    The Guernsey Renewable Energy Team has today released updated chapters of it Regional Environmental Assessment (REA) to take into account the possibility of offshore wind development. This has lead to a number of Chapters being re-worked, while others remain unaffected. The new chapters can be found here – with updates having been made to the […]

  • 27 December 2012

    RenewableUK has welcomed the publication of the UK Renewable Energy Roadmap Update by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The Update states that the UK is on track to meet its first interim target on the way towards generating 15% of all energy (electricity, heat and transport) from renewable sources by 2020. This means […]

  • 31 August 2012

    The world’s energy crisis has necessitated a radical shift among policy makers and industry participants. Increased awareness surrounding the impacts of climate change has driven an aggressive decarbonising strategy, spearheaded by the Renewable Energy industry. The United Kingdom currently supplies 8.6% of its total electricity from renewable sources, representing a significant increase from 1.5% in […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Two years have passed since BCC published its last report on the global market for advanced materials and devices used in renewable-energy systems. Since then, the global market for renewable energy has continued to grow and evolve. BCC therefore considers it important to update the earlier report’s findings and conclusions about the size and structure […]

  • 5 July 2011

    Wind power installation costs in China drop to US$463 per kilowatt. The cost of wind power equipment installation in China dropped by 12.5… (china-briefing) [mappress] Source: china-briefing, July 05, 2011;

  • 1 January 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    As we said our goodbyes to 2020, a lot of us will look back on a challenging year, but also a year which drew resilience, agility and the power of powering through into the spotlight. The same goes for the offshore wind industry, which met its fair share of challenges, but continued delivering in the […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    Electric Power Development (J-Power), JERA and Equinor have formed a consortium to together work towards developing offshore wind projects off the Akita Prefecture in Japan. The consortium will see the three companies evaluate and work towards submitting a joint bid in Japan’s first offshore wind auction. The auction is anticipated to start within the next […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Duke Energy, a North Carolina-headquartered electric power holding company, does not see offshore wind as having big enough potential until the end of the next decade, according to information from the company’s recent earnings call. Responding to a question asked by a Goldman Sachs analyst Michael Lapides, who inquired about the role offshore wind played […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Polish government has published a revised draft offshore wind bill which would allow for 5.9 GW instead of 4.6 GW of capacity to be offered via Contracts for Difference (CfDs) by the end of June 2021. According to the Polish Wind Energy Association (PSEW), this 5.9 GW in the first phase of development correspond […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has named its wind project off the coast of New England, US, Beacon Wind. “Beacon conveys a sense of hope and guidance, qualities that we value very highly at Equinor, especially now,” said Siri Espedal Kindem, President of Equinor Wind U.S. “Equinor is making substantial progress, even during these challenging times, in strengthening our […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    DP Energy has submitted a Foreshore Site Investigation Application to Ireland’s Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (DHPLG) for a potential 700+ MW floating wind project off the south coast of Ireland.

  • 12 December 2019

    New Hampshire’s Governor Chris Sununu has signed an executive order preparing the US State for future offshore wind development and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Offshore Renewable Energy Task Force. The Executive Order 2019-06 establishes four advisory boards focused on informing New Hampshire’s next steps, while calling on state agencies to report on […]

  • 16 October 2019

      Do you want to learn how to open up new markets for substantial commercial development in Asia, East Europe and North America? If yes – watch this insightful webinar below… 60-minute Offshore Wind Webinar Presentations and Q&A: – Gunnar Herzig, Managing Director, World Forum Offshore Wind – Clément Weber, Director, Green Giraffe – Dominic Grocott, Head of European […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S. State Department has updated its policy guidance to include a visa category for crewmembers who will work onboard vessels deployed in offshore wind operations. The new guidance, part of the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), solves a regulatory hurdle that was causing logistical problems for the industry by clarifying the correct type of visa to be issued […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Engie and EDP have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind. The new entity will be the exclusive vehicle of investment of EDP, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables (EDPR), and Engie for offshore wind opportunities worldwide and will become a global top 5 […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The fourth round of offshore wind leasing in the UK will not take place until after the summer, The Crown Estate announced after assessing the latest market feedback. The Crown Estate has updated the plans for the new offshore wind leasing summarising the received feedback from developers since the November engagement events and confirming how […]

  • 19 March 2019

    Explosive growth in the offshore wind sector and aggressive renewables targets in India are expected to drive a ten-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2% in the Asia Pacific region, excluding China, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. “Target compliance in India is likely to bifurcate the next decade’s outlook, […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Four proposers responded to New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation with a total of 18 bids, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA). As previously reported, Equinor submitted a bid to develop its Empire Wind project in response to the state’s solicitation to procure 800MW or more of offshore wind renewable energy certificates (ORECs). The second bid came […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Wood Mackenzie has recently upgraded its Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update: Q4 2018 by 2% compared to the outlook published in the third quarter, partly due to favourable developments in emerging offshore wind markets such as South Korea, Japan, and the USA. More than 680GW of new wind power capacity will come online globally […]

  • 30 November 2018

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is remaining committed to supporting the state’s goals of generating 3.5GW of offshore wind by 2030 and reaching 100% of renewable energy by 2050.

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc is consolidating the development, operation and ownership of its renewable energy assets in the UK and Ireland under a single entity.

  • 22 October 2018

    The ninth annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) is starting today, 22 October, at Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

  • 3 October 2018

    The Netherlands has a solid and internationally acclaimed policy regarding the development of offshore wind that has resulted in zero-subsidy bids for projects that will be built after 2020.

  • 4 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Friends of the Earth Australia is calling on Energy Minister Angus Taylor to support the country’s first offshore wind project, the proposed Star of the South in Victoria, as it has been detained by the federal Coalition government.

  • 26 June 2018

    On 26 June, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources will hold a legislative hearing on a bill that would amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to provide for a leasing programme for offshore renewable energy.