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Offshore wind developer Enterprize Energy has received a site survey licence for the 3.4GW Thang Long wind project offshore Ke Ga Cape in Vietnam. Enterprize Energy will survey an area covering 2,800km2 located 20-50 kilometres off the Binh Thuan Province, the company's founder Ian Hatton said during the announcement ceremony. The wind farm will cover up […]
Vietnam's Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). The Korea- Tra Vinh intertidal wind farm (Phase 1) will comprise 24 2MW wind turbines installed offshore the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh. The project will reportedly feature Vestas wind turbines […]
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 […]
The global offshore wind sector has the potential to grow to 200GW of capacity by 2030, according to a new report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The Global Offshore Wind Report includes a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario which does not incorporate further technical development or opportunities and an upside scenario which captures the additional market potential. […]
Law firm White & Case LLP has advised the export credit agencies (ECAs) and the syndicate of commercial banks on the financing of the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. A financing group comprising 19 banks and three ECAs from Denmark (EKF), Germany (Euler Hermes) and the Netherlands (Atradius) closed the EUR 2.7 billion (NTD […]
The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of May. Vietnamese Offshore Wind Farm Breaks Ground Vietnam's Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). Offshore Construction Starts on Moray East The […]
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.