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  • 23 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian electricity and gas supplier Lampiris and Otary have approved a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for all of the electricity generated at the 309 MW Rentel offshore wind farm. The agreement must still be submitted for approval to the Electricity and Gas Regulation Commission (CREG). If approved, the PPA will start on 1 October […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following the acquisition of offshore and blade activities from the bankrupt compatriot Total Wind A/S, the Danish Global Wind Service (GWS) has integrated more than 150 former Total Wind employees into the company and reinitiated all projects.

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Gould Services has reached an agreement to take over all activities of compatriot Total Wind Benelux, including a contract for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm.

  • 7 April 2011

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and two Chinese energy associations have just released a new much higher total for wind power installed in China last year. GWEC, along with the Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA) and the Chinese Renewable Energy Industry Association (CREIA), issued a press release on Wednesday saying that China added 18.9 […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted, Total and Elicio are joining forces with an aim to submit a bid for the Dunkirk offshore wind project in France. The three parties are creating an industrial consortium to submit the joint bid for a power capacity of up to 600MW. “Our recognized offshore oil and gas know-how combined with Ørsted market-leading expertise across […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables has taken a final investment decision to proceed with the Seagreen 1 offshore wind project which will now be taken forward together with the French energy major Total. Total and SSE Renewables have now entered into an agreement through which Total will take a 51 per cent stake in the GBP 3 billion […]

  • 21 January 2014

    During a record breaking month (December 2013) for wind energy generation, international renewable energy consultancy Natural Power managed the energy produced to power 1 in 50 homes in the UK – 2% of the UK’s total electricity generation. Wind generation hit record breaking highs in December as wind power supplied enough electricity for the National […]

  • 3 November 2010

    Over 11GW of new capacity to be installed within five years. China third largest market by 2015 – biggest by 2020. New research released today by energy business analysts Douglas-Westwood reveals the world offshore wind market will see expenditure of €38 billion over the next five years. By 2015, annual expenditure will be in excess […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Total spend within the offshore wind market over the 2017-2025 period has decreased by 2%, from EUR 294 billion anticipated in Q4 2016 to EUR 289 billion, according to Douglas-Westwood’s World Offshore Wind Market Forecast Q1 2017-2025 report, an update to its report issued for the 2016-2025 period.

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Total and Simply Blue Energy have established a partnership to develop floating offshore wind projects in the Welsh waters of the Celtic Sea. The newly established joint venture, Blue Gem Wind, will focus on developing some of the first floating offshore wind projects with pre-commercial size, Green Giraffe, Simply Blue Energy’s sole financial advisor for […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Total, Shell and eight offshore wind developers have joined Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s national Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) in the UK. The eight offshore wind developers include EDF Renewables, EDP Renewables, Equinor, ESB, Mainstream Renewable Power, ScottishPower Renewables, SSE Renewables, and Offshore Wind Power Ltd (OWPL), a Joint Venture between the […]

  • 12 February 2013

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its 2012 market statistics, showing continued expansion of the market, with annual market growth of almost 10%, and cumulative capacity growth of about 19%. A record year for US installations and a slower market in China mean that the two countries all but tied for the top […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Denmark-based Global Wind Service (GWS) has acquired all offshore and blade activities from the bankrupt compatriot Total Wind A/S.

  • 14 January 2013

    The Royal Society published a report on tidal energy in the UK saying that this source is more consistent than wind and that it could produce over 20% of the country’s power needs. The report shows confidence that tidal energy can be harnessed in the near future using both the tidal barrages and underwater turbines. […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

     Total, ParisTech and Ecole Polytechnique are introducing the Renewable Energy Science & Technology Master II postgraduate degree program in fall 2011, with the backing of French electric utility EDF, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Saint-Gobain and Schneider Electric. Offering best-in-class instruction and coordinated by Ecole Polytechnique engineering school, the degree program is open to engineering, mechanics and […]

  • 11 September 2012

    Adapting a sophisticated climate model, researchers show that there is plenty of wind available to supply half to several times the world’s total energy needs within the next two decades. In 2030, if all energy is converted to clean energy, humans will consume about 11.5 terawatts of power every year, all sources combined. If there […]

  • 8 February 2013

    A total of 105.6 GW is now installed in the European Union, a growth of 12% on the previous year and similar to the growth recorded in 2011. Offshore wind accounted for 10% of total EU wind power installations in 2012, one percent more than in 2011, with 1,166 MW of new capacity grid connected, […]

  • 30 April 2020
    R&D, Technology

    French energy major Total has joined a project to explore the potential of powering offshore oil and gas platforms with floating wind and wave energy. The O/G Decarb innovation project will examine the possibility of using a combined wind and wave technology on a floating foundation to store wind and wave energy that can convert […]

  • 30 January 2013

    On February 24 the Environment/Energy Zone of the Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum, established by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) in Yokohama in 1994, will reopen following a complete renovation of its exhibits. Organized under the theme of “energy diversity,” the newly refurbished zone will feature actual exhibits, scale models and video presentations introducing MHI’s various […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The global wind industry will install more than 46 GW of new wind energy capacity in 2012, according to a five-year industry forecast published today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) at the EWEA 2012 Conference at Bella Center in Copenhagen. By the end of 2016, total global wind power capacity will be just […]

  • 30 June 2013

    More than 1,300 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power generation capacity are expected to come online in the next 10 years, creating an unprecedented amount of instability on the grid—particularly in key markets within North America, Western Europe, and Asia Pacific.  As grid operators adapt to increasing levels of variable generation on their systems, […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      SunPower Corp. announced the appointment of six new board members following completion of Total’s  all cash tender offer on SunPower, expanding its board of directors to 11. Today’s announcement follows antitrust clearance without conditions by the European Commission regarding Total’s all cash tender offer. Following are the six Total executives who have joined SunPower’s […]

  • 29 April 2015

    Fraunhofer IWES has issued its annual report on wind energy “Wind Energy Report Germany 2014“, which has shown that the wind energy is on the rise, both globally and in Germany. Worldwide, 2014 saw over 51 GW of installed wind capacity, and global power consumption already comprises 3% of wind energy. In Germany, after a record construction […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has acquired the remaining 50% ownership interest in the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm from its joint venture partner Centrica plc. The project has a total capacity of 90MW and has been in full operation since 2006. DONG Energy has been the operator of the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm and will as consequence of […]

  • 10 March 2014

    Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of wind turbines, installed more than 1.4 gigawatts (GW) of capacity in 2013 followed by a strong installation start in 2014 – thereby breaking the mark of 10 GW of capacity worldwide. This capacity is enough to supply 20 […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D

    2,219MW of installed offshore wind capacity was added worldwide in 2016, bringing the total to 14,384MW, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). 2016 brought a significant slowdown in momentum when compared to the record-breaking 2015 when 3,443MW of installed capacity was added, almost two thirds of which was commissioned in Germany. However, 2017 is […]