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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.
German offshore wind industry associations have called on the government to launch a special tender before the end of the year and offer up to 2GW in capacity to be developed. The industry representatives from BWE, BWO, Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, and WAB said that ''the industry now needs reliable, long-term framework conditions. This involves […]
Ørsted's offshore wind farms in the German North Sea have produced and delivered over 10 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity since the first wind farm started producing in February 2015. The Danish energy company owns and operates four wind farms in the German North Sea with a combined capacity of nearly 1.4GW. "With our four […]
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is inviting expressions of interest from parties interested in using the Homeport Pier for offshore wind activities. The request for expressions of interest is aimed at offshore wind companies, service providers, manufacturers and developers wishing to locate, develop and use the Homeport Pier in Staten Island or a part […]
Poland's state-run utility Tauron is planning to optimize investments and limit operations in the mining and heating segments to focus on renewable energy, including offshore wind. Tauron plans to increase the share of low and zero emission sources in its production mix by involving in the construction of offshore wind farms and investing in onshore […]
The German offshore wind energy supply chain is under real pressure due to a lack of auctions and a disappointing perspective for future auction volumes to 2030, according to WindEurope. The last German offshore wind auction was in April 2018 and no more are scheduled until 2021. This has lead to order books drying up within […]
The New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA) has added the Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the Long Island Federation of Labor to its membership. The Long Island Federation of Labor is committed to preparing and mobilizing the workforce as New York's 9GW offshore wind goal will require thousands of new workers, […]
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.