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China Huaneng Group and the Jiangsu Province have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to develop an offshore wind base in this Chinese province. The two parties have committed to jointly investing CNY 160 billion (EUR 20.7 billion) to build the Huaneng Jiangsu offshore wind base which will integrate all of the project development cycles including […]
The Chinese GD Power Development has officially commissioned its Liuheng offshore wind farm in the Zhejiang province. According to the company, the project's 63 4MW typhoon-proof offshore wind turbines were put into operation on 12 April, after two years of project construction. The 252MW project is GD Power Development's first offshore wind farm, as well as the first […]
The global offshore wind market has grown by 0.5% as 4.49GW of new capacity was installed in 2018, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) reported. According to the latest Global Wind Report, there is now 23GW of offshore wind capacity installed, which represents a 20% boost compared to the end of 2017. The main contributor was […]
Two of the largest and heaviest monopiles in the world have been fabricated in China. Weighing in at 1,600 tons, the monopiles are the first of 500 to be manufactured for SPIC Guangdong Offshore Wind Power's offshore wind projects in the Guangdong province. According to Ramboll, the designer of the foundations, the monopiles are installed at 37m, […]
China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has put into operation the first 6.45MW turbine of the Dalian Zhuanghe offshore wind project. The 6.45MW unit is the country's first low-temperature turbine and its launch marks the first commercial operation of an offshore wind project in northern China, CCCC said. The 300MW project is located in the Zhuanghe waters offshore Dalian in the […]
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Ltd has entered the offshore wind sector with recent involvement in a project offshore East China's Jiangsu province. The Chinese company unveiled it entered the project this month, however, details on the size or scope of the development have not been disclosed. Offshore wind aligns with CNOOC's business due to […]
Offshore wind attracted USD 25.7 billion of clean energy investment in 2018, a 14% increase compared to 2017, with China being the main contributor to the rise, according to a report by BloombergNEF (BNEF). The increase in 2018 numbers is largely attributed to 13 Chinese offshore wind projects beginning construction for a total of circa USD […]
China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has received consent for a 216MW offshore wind farm off the northern coast of Dayu island, Daishan county. In November, the developer obtained a pre-approval from the Zhoushan Ocean and Fishery Bureau (ZSOAF) to use the area for an offshore wind project, with ZSOAF leaving a 20-day period for public comments. […]
EDP Renováveis (EDPR) has completed the sale of a 10% stake in the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project to China Three Gorges (CTG).
The 302.4MW Dafeng H3 offshore wind farm has reached full capacity after the final of the 72 wind turbines was connected to the Chinese grid on 20 December.
China Ocean Engineering Shanghai Co (COES) has launched its first UK subsidiary with an aim to support the offshore renewables and decommissioning industries.
Chinese wind turbine maker Goldwind has launched three newly-developed smart offshore wind turbines including a model with a capacity of 8MW, and a model with the largest rotor diameter in the world.
Germany-based wind energy consultant Deutsche WindGuard GmbH has founded a Chinese subsidiary - Deutsche WindGuard (Beijing) Technology Ltd- to further tap into Asian wind markets.
LM Wind Power has installed the first two sets of its 66.6-meter long blades on a 4MW turbine due to be installed at the Shanghai Lingang Phase I offshore wind project in China.
The UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is partnering with China’s Tus-Wind to establish the TUS-ORE Catapult Technology Research Centre in Yantai, Shandong Province.
Huadong Engineering Corporation, which plans to set up a 1.1GW wind farm off China's Jiangsu Province, has contracted DNV GL to support feasibility studies for the project's HVDC offshore substation, first of its kind in China.
Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering (Longyuan Zhenhua) has signed two new offshore wind contracts in China, one for two met masts off the Guandong province and the other for construction works on a project in the Liaoning province.
CCCC Third Harbour Engineering has won contracts for two offshore wind projects in China, valued at some RMB 1.6 billion (approx. EUR 204 million) in total.
LOC Renewables has signed a contract with Haixia Goldenbridge Insurance to deliver marine warranty survey (MWS) services for the second phase of the Putian Pinghai Bay offshore wind project in the Fujian province, China's first project to employ WMS activities.
Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC), Maxmart Shipping and China Marine Surveyors & Sworn Measurers (CMS) have teamed up to provide integrated solutions to the Taiwanese offshore wind industry.
Siemens' Liquid-Immersed Distribution Transformers (LIDT) division has started the production of offshore wind turbine transformers in Jinan, China.
Mingyang Wind Power has installed what the company described as the world's largest typhoon-resistant wind turbine - the MySE5.5-155 - offshore the Fujian Province in China.
ZPMC has announced its first official step in developing a 4,500KJ hydraulic pile hammer for large scale offshore wind turbine foundation which will, according to the company, break the ongoing foreign technological monopoly in the sector and provide for further improvement in marine equipment and marine resources development capacity of China.
GE has installed all three HaliadeTM 150-6MW offshore wind turbines on the Xinghua Gulf demo project in China.
China Three Gorges New Energy signed an investment cooperation agreement with the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) to develop an offshore wind project in the Nangang Industrial Zone.
The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Embassy of Denmark to China hosted an offshore wind workshop in Beijing on 9 March, as part of the Sino-Danish Offshore Wind Cooperation (Quality Offshore project) that aims to assist Chinese developers and the Chinese government in their efforts to create a viable offshore wind industry.