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Wave energy technology developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) is expanding into the floating offshore wind sector with two new devices said to offer a solution to wind energy generation challenges in deep waters. The UK company stated that R&D of its wave energy device WaveSub brought to the development of the DualSub device, which captures […]
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 […]
Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is set to open its first US office in Boston, Massachusetts, citing an increasing number of requests from US wind farm developers as the reason. “The US offshore wind market is now taking off. In the past year OWC has undertaken a number of US assignments and we are receiving an increasing […]
A growing disparity between the turbine megawatt growth and units deployed will impact component suppliers as price pressure percolates down the supply chain, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. The report – Global wind turbine supply chain trends – estimates that global turbine supply chain potential sits at USD 540 […]
The UK-based Nautilus Associates Ltd and a group of specialist investors have established a new seabed services company dedicated to the offshore renewables and oil & gas industries. Seabed and Offshore Solutions Ltd. (Seabed Solutions) is said to be established to address a gap in the seabed services market and to bring all technical skills required […]
Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) has entered the offshore wind market in Taiwan, the company’s Commercial Director Thomas Andersen revealed to Offshore WIND during an interview.
Wood Mackenzie has recently upgraded its Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update: Q4 2018 by 2% compared to the outlook published in the third quarter, partly due to favourable developments in emerging offshore wind markets such as South Korea, Japan, and the USA. More than 680GW of new wind power capacity will come online globally […]
Atkins and law firm K&L Gates LLP have released an offshore wind handbook to help guide investors through technical and regulatory issues in the U.S. market.
The United States has a lot to offer on the digitization of offshore wind, especially regarding artificial intelligence which can make the supply chain more efficient and potentially speed up the permitting and siting processes, Liz Burdock, President and CEO of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, said in an interview with Offshore WIND.
The Belgium-based Sarens Group has established a venture in Taiwan to take part in the local offshore wind market.
Becoming a leading player in the offshore energy arena means supporting oil and gas, offshore wind, and the emerging marine energy market says Rob Boer, Managing Director at Acta Marine.
The Crown Estate has invited registration for a second market engagement event for a potential new offshore wind leasing round in the UK on Monday 26 November 2018.
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.
The offshore wind industry is expected to grow to 120GW total installed capacity by 2030. In North-West Europe, the North, Irish and Baltic Seas are relatively shallow and have sandy bottoms. While most seas in the world have rock-like bottoms and deeper waters.
Triodos Bank has entered the Belgian offshore wind market with a financial loan for the Northwester 2 project.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has created a new Offshore Wind Taskforce to accelerate the development of offshore wind technology in non-European markets such as Asia and North America.
The Hamburg-based Buss Offshore Solutions and the St. Nazaire-based logistics services provider IDEA Groupe have established a joint venture, Buss IDEA Offshore, to offer a wide range of logistics services for the French offshore market.
Chartwell Marine has launched the Chartwell 24, a new crew transfer vessel (CTV) design for the international offshore wind markets.
Siemens Gamesa has modified its new SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine to address conditions across the Asia-Pacific region.
The offshore wind turbine market is expected to value more than USD 16 billion by 2024, according to the latest report by Global Market Insights, Inc.
Japan’s Mitsui & Co has acquired a 50% stake in Yushan Energy Company Ltd which owns a 40% interest in the Hai Long offshore wind development in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and mainland China.
The Netherlands-based wind power consultancy and engineering company IX Wind (Independent eXperts) has opened an office in Taipei, Taiwan, to serve the local wind market.
EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions has signed an agreement for the turn-key campaign of the US Wind developer’s New Jersey concession with option for a follow-on campaign at its South Carolina application.
Jan De Nul has reported a 2017 decline in the dredging market which, together with challenging conditions in the oil & gas industry, left a mark on its financial results. In the light of this, the company emphasised the role offshore wind had in its performance last year, adding that it sees further growth in the offshore renewables market, where its business is no longer restricted to Europe.
SeaTwirl, Unitech Offshore and Novaton Erneuebare Energien have signed a Letter of Intent to offer hybrid offshore wind and solar power solutions to islands, remote seaside villages, fish farms and desalination plants, which will also give a boost to SeaTwirl in reaching its main target of making its floating wind technology part of the future floating wind market.