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UK offshore wind developer Enterprize Energy has revealed plans to build the 3.4GW Ke Ga offshore wind farm in Vietnam.
South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. and Vietnam’s state-run utility Vietnam Electricity have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop a pilot offshore wind project off Vietnam.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and DNV GL have formed an alliance with Singapore- and Vietnam-based partners to develop multi-phased, utility-scale wind projects offshore Southern Vietnam.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Company 2 (PECC2), a Vietnamese power engineering company, to support development of the 100MW Tan Thuan nearshore wind farm in southern Vietnam.
DNV GL Americas has entered into a contract with Phu Cuong Group (PCG) to deliver a feasibility study for a USD 435 million, 170MW Phu Cuong 1 nearshore wind farm project, the first in PCG’s planned series of similar projects along Vietnam’s southern coastline in Soc Trang province. PCG, a private firm majoring in real estate development […]
The Vietnamese government is planning to impose fees for sea-surface users. According to VietNamNet Bridge, the fees would range between VND 3 million (EUR 127) and VND 7.5 million (EUR 316) per hectare per year. The draft made by the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has identified five categories […]
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to the Cong Ly Construction-Trade-Tourism Company Ltd. to develop a 300-megawatt (MW) wind power project in Vietnam. The feasibility study grant will assist Cong Ly Ltd., a private sector firm that operates the only offshore wind project in Vietnam, in its efforts to develop a third […]
Southern Bac Lieu Province has received its 10th offshore wind turbine, writes Viet Nam News. Namely, GE has provided the 210 tone turbines for this wind farm with the capacity of 1.6 MW each. In its first phase, the USD 250 million wind energy project will have 62 turbines with total capacity of 99.2 MW, […]
People from business and academia met on September 16 in Da Nang for Green Economy conference, promoting the need to develop renewable energy projects in Vietnam. The Vietnam news site quotes Huynh Anh Hoang, a representative from Da Nang’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment, as saying that the central city has great potential […]
The Energy Conservation Center of HCMC has warned that the Can Gio wind farm could be using outdated technology, reports Vietnam Net. Many developed countries have produced 6-7MW wind turbines, but this project is using 1.5MW wind turbines which could be outdated. ECC-HCMC director Huynh Kim Tuoc said: “Other countries in the world no longer […]
The first two offshore wind turbines have been installed off the south coast of Bac Lieu Province, reports TuoiTre News. General Eclectic Company (GE) provided the turbines, which have been installed by the Cong Ly Construction and Trading Co Ltd, based in Bac Lieu. This action is a part of the Bac Lieu Province Wind […]
After last year accomplishment of “Legs joining and Erection for Lewek Lifter liftboat ” project, PV Shipyard was once again awarded a contract for Teras Conguest liftboat leg joining and installation. In addition to previous leg erection jobs, the cutting, installing and welding of leg components and jetting pipes were also performed at PV Shipyard […]
DHL Industrial Projects has delivered first wind turbine components for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm to the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first three vessels have been loaded in Aalborg, Denmark, Cuxhaven, Germany, and Phu My, Vietnam. The vessels are carrying 75-metre blades, 378-tonne nacelles, and tower sections up to 37 metres long. The two vessels carrying blades […]
By Stefano Santoni – Product & Market Manager, Wind Energy & Heavy Duty Division – DAVI. According to the report of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the global offshore wind market experienced a growth of 4.49GW of new capacity in 2018. The Global Wind Report acknowledges that nowadays there’s a total of 23GW of offshore […]
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have revealed plans to work together on efforts to develop offshore wind in emerging markets. This follows the World Bank Group’s launch of a new programme to fast-track the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries, supported by funding from the government […]
The UK has launched the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal which will see offshore wind reach the connected capacity of 30GW and deliver one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Under the new deal, the number of jobs in the industry is expected to rise to 27,000 by 2030, up from 7,200 today. The deal […]
K2 Management has opened an office in Beijing to support China’s wind and solar market. Active in Asia since 2010, K2 Management has been working in China on several projects for local and international clients. Country Director for K2 Management in China, James Wu, said: “We think the time is right for us now to […]
Offshore WIND’s ten most read news in December 2018.
When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.
There is a huge amount of opportunities in the first and the second wave of emerging offshore wind markets, according to Stefan Lettink, Director Wind at Royal IHC, said.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will host 11 Danish ambassadors at its Lindø nacelle factory on August 21 as part of a study trip to learn more about Danish companies and how they can support Danish exports in their respective regions.
Sunderland-based Wind Energy Marine Limited has taken delivery of two wind farm support vessels (WFSVs) which have since started their first offshore wind charters in the German North Sea.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update, showing a maturing industry successfully competing in the marketplace, even against heavily subsidized traditional power generation technologies.
Today, 14 February, Siemens’s Rotra Mare roll on/roll off (Ro-Ro) vessel brought the first Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbine components for the Rentel offshore wind farm to the REBO site in Ostend. Two blade sets and six top towers have been shipped from Esbjerg.
LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with four other parties to work together on furthering offshore wind farm development and construction in Taiwan.
Vietnam-headquartered Titan Technologies Corporation has ordered two Fraunhofer IWES LiDAR measuring buoys for the surveying of the Zhangpu and Changle offshore wind farms in China.