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  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    In connection with the World Bank’s campaign ‘Putting a price on Carbon’, DONG Energy has signed a statement together with more than 1000 companies stipulating that putting a price on CO2 emission at a global level is needed. According to Jakob Askou Bøss, Vice President in DONG Energy, a price on CO2 emission at a […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 1 November 2019

    Brazil, India, Morocco, the Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey, and Vietnam have a total technical offshore wind potential of approximately 3.1 terawatts, according to a report published by World Bank on 1 October 2019. The report Going Global: Expanding Offshore Wind to Emerging Markets identifies 1TW of fixed-bottom offshore wind and almost 2.1TW of […]

  • 8 June 2010

    The World Bank launched two new reports on wind power today. The reports, titled “Regulatory Review of Offshore Wind in Five European Countries” and “Strategic Guidance,” present examples and options for consideration by China in meeting the challenges of offshore and large scale onshore wind power development. In recent years, China’s achievements in wind power […]

  • 24 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Technology

    S.D.E’s Sea Wave Power Plant has been approved by MIGA ( – The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of The World Bank. The technology S.D.E has developed is an innovative and unique technique for the production of electricity through “harvesting” of sea wave motions, a renewed and green source. This technology has proved itself as weather-proofed, […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Turkey is expanding its renewable energy portfolio with support from the World Bank and Clean Technology Fund worth USD 250 million, leveraging nearly USD 1.9 billion in total. This will help the country to increase its renewable energy production and improve energy efficiency in order to meet growing demands, according to the World Bank’s website. […]

  • 20 May 2020

    The World Bank has published maps and analysis of the offshore wind technical potential for 40 more emerging markets around the world, following its report from October 2019, when eight countries’ potential was estimated to be at 3.1 TW. According to the latest report, the potential for floating wind is double the potential estimated for […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The World Bank has selected a consortium of DNV GL, the China Renewable Energy Engineering Institute (CREEI) and the East China Investigation and Design Institute (ECIDI) to draft Offshore Wind Technical Standards in China.

  • 29 May 2013

    About 1.2 billion people – almost the population of India – don’t have access to electricity, 2.8 billion have to rely on wood or other biomass to cook and heat their homes, renewable energy accounts for 18 percent of the global energy mix, and the largest energy savings and greatest expansion of renewables happened in […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Blackbird International Corporation’s fully owned affiliate , Wave Electricity Renewable Power Ocean (WERPO), has received the rights for all of SDE Ltd’s technological property, patents, expertise and contracts thus taking control of SDE’s endeavors in China. It has been authorized to further work with the Chinese government on a pilot project as part of a […]

  • 6 September 2013

    The announcement today that five Nordic countries will stand with the US in ending public finance for new coal-fired power plants overseas, except in rare circumstances, is significant and builds on the growing movement away from coal, the most polluting energy source, says WWF. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden have joined the US in […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Major announcements were made at the fourth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM4) in India. Inaugurating the fourth Clean Energy Ministerial taking place in New Delhi this week, India’s Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said: “There is need for inter-country consultation and discussion in these areas to promote information exchange and to identify possible areas of collaboration, […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of 32 MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbines has been installed at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The turbines are the largest in the world and this is the first time they have ever been used in an offshore wind farm, DONG Energy said. Once completed, the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension will generate enough […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    UK offshore wind developer Enterprize Energy has revealed plans to build the 3.4GW Ke Ga offshore wind farm in Vietnam.

  • 10 October 2013

    The Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) has joined labeling organization WindMade as a working member, with a view to contributing to the development of a new overarching renewable energy consumer label. WindMade is a global consumer label for companies that use wind energy and other renewables, which is backed by the […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Governments must put a price on carbon emissions and make pledges early next year to move away from fossil fuels and increase the share of renewable energy into the global power mix, according to a signed statement from wind industry players. Wind energy associations, including those from emerging markets such as Brazil, China, South Africa, […]

  • 3 May 2013

    Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power today announced its sponsorship of a rowing expedition attempting a world first through the infamous Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic this summer. Three experienced Irish adventurers and one Canadian are attempting to become the first ever people to cross the 3,000 km passage by human power […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore wind market size will surpass 60GW by 2024, according to the latest report by Global Market Insights.

  • 30 March 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Philippines’ Department of Energy has awarded Triconti Windkraft Group with a contract that gives the Group exclusive rights to study and develop the first offshore wind projects in the country.

  • 20 August 2012

    SDE has signed an export agreement to sell sea wave power plants for a total sum of 1.2 million U.S. Dollars. SDE is in the final stages of building the second power plant in a series of 3 power plants that will be built on Chinese soil. The deal that SDE signed with their local […]

  • 22 August 2011

      The global warming in recent years showed the major need for green renewable energy. The heavy heat waves, floods, melting icebergs and the many natural disasters that struck all the continents have created a situation that does not allow us continue to produce energy in ways that pollutes the globe and there is an […]

  • 2 April 2019

    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 […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment

    A consortium comprising Macquarie Group Limited, Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) and Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has successfully completed the acquisition of the Green Investment Bank from the UK government for GBP 2.3 billion.

  • 5 December 2012

    SDE, which builds and constructs sea  wave power plants, lately shipped a second sea wave power plant to China, according to an agreement of $ 0.8 million. Recently a new agreement of $ 1.2 million was signed under which SDE will construct two additional power plants of 500kW each. The partnership registered a local Chinese company with the […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farms, which is developing what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when built, has unveiled GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier. Under the new deal, GE Renewable Energy will supply Dogger Bank with the Haliade-X turbine, bringing the world’s most powerful wind turbine to the world’s largest wind […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK North Sea will not only be Norwegian energy major Equinor’s largest project through 2026, it will also rank as the sixth largest offshore development project in the world during this period, according to Rystad Energy. UK authorities announced last week that Equinor and joint venture partner […]