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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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;
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
SSE plc is consolidating the development, operation and ownership of its renewable energy assets in the UK and Ireland under a single entity.
The ninth annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) is starting today, 22 October, at Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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.
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.
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.
The European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Council have made a political agreement on a binding renewable energy target for the EU for 2030 of 32%.
The changing energy climate offers challenges for all industries within the whole energy mix. Tackling these challenges will mean new technologies, more (cross-sector) collaboration and increased innovation. Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference offers companies from oil, gas, marine energy and offshore wind a platform to meet, discuss and showcase in an international environment. Offshore wind naturally plays an important part in the event.
New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy has signed the A-3723 – the Renewable Energy bill which codifies the goal of 3,500 MW of offshore wind by 2030 and reinstates an expired program to provide tax credits for offshore wind manufacturing activities.
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is holding the New York Bight Renewable Energy Intergovernmental Task Force on 9 May in Newark, New Jersey.
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.
Fraunhofer IWES has released an updated study, commissioned by German Offshore Wind Energy Foundation (Stiftung Offshore-Windenergie), which shows that the availability of offshore wind farms has increased compared to the investigations in the previous version of the study, and points out that the Federal Government should raise the installed capacity target to at least 20GW for 2030, and at least 30GW for 2035 to achieve the energy transition goals.
BVG Associates (BVGA) has published an updated report on future costs of energy for offshore wind for InnoEnergy, examining how technology innovation is anticipated to reduce the cost of energy from European offshore wind farms up to 2030.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), Scottish Enterprise (SE) and the British Ports Association (BPA) have launched a Scottish ports directory which provides technical information on active Scottish marine energy industry ports covering the oil and gas, decommissioning, subsea and renewable sectors.
Marine Energy Event, held on October 11, 2017, as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2017 in Amsterdam, gathered a great number of industry experts who discussed the latest in marine energy with a focus on conditions for commercial success which was also the topic of this year’s event.