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New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has called for 9,000MW of offshore wind energy to be developed in the U.S. state by 2035. The New York Governor proposed the quadruple of the current target of having 2,400MW installed by 2030 in his 2019 State of the State Speech. To complement the Green New Deal, Cuomo is directing […]
Poland plans to develop 8GW of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea by 2035 and will soon pass a law to this effect, Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski, said.
Meeting the world’s growing need for energy will require more than $48 trillion in investment over the period to 2035, according to a special report on investment released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) as part of the World Energy Outlook series. Today’s annual investment in energy supply of $1.6 trillion needs to rise […]
Almost half the increase in global electricity generation will come from renewable energy sources by 2035, the world’s energy experts say in a new report. Despite this, coal will continue to be the dominant source of power as the world’s energy needs grow by a third by 2035. This prediction comes from the International Energy […]
President Obama’s call for Congress to pass a mandate that includes both traditional renewable energy sources like wind and solar as well as… (politico) [mappress] Source: politico, January 27, 2011
Chinese politicians and business people are looking to the Humber as they forge ahead with plans for 68GW of operational offshore wind capacity by 2035.
Energy ministers and senators from five northern German states, and industry representatives, have signed the ‘Call for Wind Energy’ which urges the country’s federal government to speed up the transition to renewable energy and allow for the development of at least 20GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030 and 30GW by 2035.
The Massachusetts House and Senate have approved a bill which could boost the state’s target of installed and procured offshore wind capacity to up to 3.2GW by 2035.
The 964th meeting of German Federal Council, scheduled for 2 February, will review a motion requesting that the Federal Government increases the targets for offshore wind from the current 15GW by 2030 to 20GW by 2030 and 30GW by 2035.
On 11 September, a group of economic and energy ministers and senators of five northern German states, together with representatives of the coastal cities and the industry, signed the Cuxhaven Appeal 2.0, calling for an expansion goal of at least 20 gigawatts in the North and Baltic Seas by 2030, and at least 30 gigawatts by 2035.
The U.S. offshore wind industry represents a circa USD 70 billion CAPEX revenue opportunity to businesses in the local supply chain, according to a new white paper by Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW). The analysis, provided by Renewables Consulting Group (RCG), offers a road map for states and a menu for suppliers to build new offshore wind […]
EnBW North America, EDF Renewables, and Vineyard Wind have joined the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA). NYOWA gathers environmental, business, labor, wind industry and community organizations supporting the responsible development of offshore wind power for New York. The New York State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a target of 9GW of operational offshore wind capacity […]
The increasing penetration of wind and solar power in the years to come will make the hydrogen produced from renewable energy an affordable alternative by 2035, according to DNV GL’s new research paper. According to the report titled ”The economically viable use of green hydrogen”, green hydrogen will become an economic energy carrier to complement electricity and […]
German transmission system operators (TSOs) have issued the first draft of the Grid Development Plan (GDP) 2030, which includes expanded offshore wind capacity scenarios. According to 50Hertz, Amprion, TenneT and TransnetBW, the expansion targets have been increased to 17GW in scenarios B and C 2030, 20GW in scenario A 2030 and 23.2GW by 2035, compared to the 15GW by […]
The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has contracted DNV GL and Ocean Tech Services to study the metocean conditions in the New York Bight area. Under the two multi-year contracts, the companies will support the deployment of two floating LiDAR systems mounted on buoys more than 20 miles off the Atlantic […]
Germany’s leading wind industry associations have urged the German government to issue a tender for 1.5GW of available offshore grid capacity in the first quarter of 2019, and to increase the 2030 and 2035 expansion volumes. The associations, BWE, BWO, Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, and WAB, said that the Omnibus Energy Act passed in December […]
Massachusetts-based offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has selected MHI Vestas as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project.
Germany’s ruling coalition has agreed to issue a special call to tender for additional renewable energy capacity, including offshore wind, by the end of October.
German offshore wind industry has urged the country’s government to ramp up its offshore wind energy game if it wants to achieve the goal of covering 65% of Germany’s power generation with renewable energies by 2030.
Germany’s Federal Council (Bundesrat) has removed from the agenda a motion for a capacity increase in the country’s 2030 and 2035 offshore wind capacity targets.
The state government of Schleswig-Holstein has called for an additional expansion of Germany’s 2030 and 2035 offshore wind capacity targets.
The German Federal Network Agency has added two more offshore wind farm connection systems to the revised Offshore Grid Development Plan (O-NEP) 2030.
WindEurope has called on the UK and other European governments to provide more clarity to the offshore wind industry after 2020 by committing to ambitious offshore wind deployment targets. The association’s call came yesterday, 11 September, following the results of the UK Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction.
To remind you of just how interesting the first half of 2017 was, the Offshore WIND editorial staff compiled a list of the most read articles published during first six months of this year. Even though the industry has been notably active since the beginning of July as well, our team has decided to set the time parameter to end with 30 June and thus provide a new overview in addition to our annual Offshore ReWIND.
Massachusetts State Representatives Sean Garballey and Marjorie Decker, and State Senator Jamie Eldridge have filed a bill that would commit Massachusetts to obtain 100 per cent of its electricity from clean, renewable sources like solar and wind by 2035. The bill, An Act to transition Massachusetts to 100 per cent renewable energy, would require the state […]
A Plaid Cymru government will deliver 100% of Wales’ electricity from renewables, the party’s Shadow Energy Minister Llyr Gruffydd has announced. He said that the Party of Wales will publish a route map towards generating 100% of Wales’ electricity needs from renewables by 2035 within 100 days of a Plaid Cymru government. The party’s Shadow […]