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25 January 2017 Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

The draft Scottish Energy Strategy has set out a new target to deliver the equivalent of 50 per cent of the energy required for Scotland’s heat, transport and electricity needs from renewable sources by 2030, including energy coming from offshore wind and floating wind farms. To support this vision, Scotland will next month announce details of up to […]

2 December 2015 Business & Finance, R&D

Europe’s power industry sees the growing share of renewables in the energy mix as the most important issue in the short-term and the second most important in the long-term, with offshore wind regarded as of high significance to the sector in the short and long-term, according to the first POWER-GEN Europe Confidence Index launched by PennWell. The Index, the result […]

22 September 2011

On the basis of a wide-ranging industry survey of offshore wind turbine manufacturer OEMs, the new report finds that of the new component… By Scott MacDonald (renewableenergyworld) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyworld, September 22, 2011

13 July 2011 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

  The establishment of a UK centre of excellence to support the development and commercialisation of offshore renewable energy technologies across the country drew closer as the Technology Strategy Board announced that it is seeking expressions of interest from organisations that might lead or form part of a new Offshore Renewable Energy technology and innovation […]

8 February 2011 Authorities

“We applaud Secretaries Chu and Salazar for their efforts to accelerate the nation’s offshore wind industry. Deepwater Wind has long advocated for consistent federal policies on offshore wind development, so we’re particularly gratified by the steps the Obama administration is taking to establish a coordinated strategy. “But it’s also critical to the nation’s clean-energy future […]

23 April 2019 Business & Finance

German energy company E.ON and Japan’s Kyuden Mirai Energy signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Japan. The cooperation is focused on fixed bottom projects and starts with a study to jointly select a project for development, construction and operations in the Kyushu area, the southernmost island of Japan. The companies […]

5 April 2019 R&D

Anbaric has submitted a request to ISO New England for an economic study to examine the impacts of 8,000, 10,000 and 12,000MW of offshore wind on energy prices, air emissions and fuel security. The study’s target year is 2030 and it will take into account the recent and upcoming retirements of the Vermont Yankee, Pilgrim and […]

1 April 2019 Business & Finance, R&D

The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium is allocating up to USD 7 million in funding for offshore wind technology projects. The announcement represents the consortium’s first comprehensive solicitation for offshore wind technology projects as called for in its Research and Development Roadmap. Under the solicitation, the consortium seeks proposals that foster reductions in the […]

29 March 2019 Authorities, R&D

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is allocating up to USD 28.1 million in funding for wind energy research, of which more than half will be awarded for offshore wind. DOE will give up to USD 7 million for projects conducting testing in support of innovative offshore wind research and development using national-level testing facilities, including […]

28 March 2019 Business & Finance

Offshore wind generation in the UK rose by 28% percent in 2018, providing a record-breaking 8% of the UK’s electricity, according to the latest report by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). UK’s offshore wind capacity increased by 1.2GW due to several large projects opening or continuing to expand, including the 659MW Walney Extension […]

28 March 2019 Business & Finance

Wind turbines offshore Scotland generated 1,369 GWh of electricity in 2018, a 122.2% increase compared to 616 GWh of electricity generated in 2017, according to the latest figures from UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Scotland’s operational offshore wind capacity grew by 153% year-on-year, from 246MW in 2017 to 623MW in 2018. “Last year […]

25 March 2019 Business & Finance

RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables have launched a new industry group to set out the strategy for large-scale deployment of floating offshore wind in the UK. The Floating Wind Steering Group will meet with the aim of producing a consensus vision for the future of floating wind and the business case for its continued development in the UK. According to the […]

22 March 2019 R&D

The UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is exploring the potential for a more integrated offshore energy sector which includes closer links between oil & gas and offshore renewables, including offshore wind. The new project, for which OGA secured a GBP 900,000 grant, will focus on the mix of energy sources and storage solutions necessary for […]

19 March 2019 Business & Finance

MeeMaken BV has acquired a majority stake in the Blue Offshore Group, a provider of solutions for subsea cable installation. The remainder minority part of the company’s shares will remain in the possession of Blue Offshore’s management. “So far, we have been able to develop Blue Offshore into what it has become today: a solid organization […]

18 March 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Texo Group has opened a new office in the Port of Blyth with the aim of supporting the needs of the offshore wind sector and focusing on back-of-deck and mechanical equipment projects. Texo has also made three new appointments to its engineering leadership team to head up the new office in the North East of England […]

14 March 2019 Business & Finance, Environment

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated USD 6.2 million for nine projects expected to reduce environmental compliance costs and environmental impacts of offshore and onshore wind energy. The early-stage research projects, funded by the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, are expected to total USD 9.5 million […]

13 March 2019 Authorities, Ports & Logistics

The British Office in Taipei and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on joint co-operation in respect of the development of Taiwan’s offshore wind industry. Under this MoU, further exchange in the areas of policy, strategy, technology, operations and maintenance to promote offshore wind port and marine sector will be […]

8 March 2019 Business & Finance

Offshore wind will be the backbone of a carbon neutral, climate-friendly UK economy and the new Sector Deal sets out that opportunity, according to Vattenfall’s UK Country Manager Danielle Lane. Lane claims the Sector Deal underlines the importance of ensuring the UK sees the benefit of its Clean Growth Strategy in which offshore wind will play a crucial role […]

7 March 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

The UK has launched the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal which will see offshore wind reach the connected capacity of 30GW and deliver one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Under the new deal, the number of jobs in the industry is expected to rise to 27,000 by 2030, up from 7,200 today. The deal […]

6 March 2019 Business & Finance

The UK’s new Offshore Wind Sector Deal will be issued on Thursday, 7 March, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy said. As reported earlier, the new Sector Deal has established a target of reaching the connected offshore wind capacity of 30GW and delivering one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Through a new skills […]

3 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has concluded a 30MW contract with Renexia for the first offshore wind farm in the Italian Mediterranean Sea. The wind farm will feature ten Senvion 3.0M122 turbines installed in front of Taranto harbour on monopile foundations in water depths ranging from 3 to 18 metres. The installation and the commissioning […]

28 February 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has signed a long-term agreement with Northumbrian Water that will see the water company take almost a third of its renewable energy demand from Race Bank offshore wind farm. The 10-year deal is the first Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of its kind in the UK and is an expansion of a renewable electricity supply […]

13 February 2019 Business & Finance

Lithuania’s state-owned energy company Lietuvos Energija is seeking strategic partners to jointly develop offshore energy projects internationally and domestically. The company has issued a call for Expressions of Interest (EoIs) to find an experienced partner and jointly develop offshore wind projects within the European Economic Area. The decision on potential partners is expected by the end of the year. Lietuvos Energija plans to […]

8 February 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted has divested 50% of the Revolution Wind and South Fork offshore wind projects and two lease areas off the coast of New England, U.S., to Eversource. According to Ørsted, the divestment of 50% of the offshore wind assets took place at a purchase price of approximately USD 225 million. Revolution Wind is set to deliver […]

1 February 2019 Business & Finance

The UK government should announce clear targets for offshore wind and commit to an extended pipeline of bi-annual Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions of more than 2GW of capacity a year, a new report commissioned by the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) suggests. “The UK Offshore Wind Industry: Supply Chain Review”, by the former McLaren Group […]

25 January 2019 Business & Finance

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 […]