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22 June 2017 Wind Farm Update

Svea Vind Offshore, a recently established Swedish company, plans to build six new wind farms off the coasts of Gävle and Oxelösund in Sweden.

25 January 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

Danish energy minister Lars Christian Lilleholt will submit a proposal to cut subsidies for offshore wind projects in the second half of 2017, Bloomberg reports. The wind industry is showing signs of being able to compete with conventional power generation sources such as fossil fuels, but for the industry to be really competitive, subsidies must go, […]

1 August 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The Dutch government could spend up to EUR 2 billion less than planned on subsidies for energy generated by offshore wind as the costs to build and operate offshore wind farms have fallen sharply in recent years, according to the Financieele Dagblad (FD).  The country’s Energy Agreement from 2013 stipulated that up to EUR 18 billion of state aid […]

6 August 2015

RenewableUK, the wind, wave and tidal energy trade association, says figures from the International Monetary Fund show that fossil fuels are still getting billions of pounds in subsidies every year from the UK Government while it is cutting financial support for renewable energy. The IMF figures include the costs of air pollution and the impact […]

2 March 2015 Business & Finance, R&D

A new survey by OnePoll, commissioned by RenewableUK, reveals that the UK public think that subsidies for wind power are over fourteen times the amount they actually are. OnePoll questioned 2,000 UK adults and found that the average estimate was £259 from a typical £1,300 annual domestic dual-fuel energy bill. In fact, subsidies for wind […]

22 July 2014 Business & Finance

Generous subsidies for renewables are unsustainable and have contributed to electricity prices for residential consumers more than doubling in Germany, placing a strain on consumers and the economy there. In addition, renewable subsidies have clearly generated disequilibrium in the power markets, as well as value destruction for most stakeholders: consumers, renewable companies, electric utilities, financial institutions, and investors, according to […]

16 April 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

In the context of the European Commission’s upcoming study, due in June 2014, EWEA is hosting a public debate on subsidies to the power sector with speakers from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the European Commission and the fossil fuel sector. The debate will be held on April 29 in EWEA’s office […]

4 December 2013 Authorities, Business & Finance

The UK Government will soon announce that it will reduce subsidies for solar power and onshore wind, in order to give more support to offshore wind development. This move is a part of the new strategy on energy subsidizing from the Government, the BBC informs. The most recent “strike prices” draft was published in June. […]

4 November 2013 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

UK Ministers are due to confirm final levels of offshore wind subsidies in December, and the developer of Race Bank offshore wind project, Centrica, says that if the subsidies are not increased, the project will be out of the picture, the Telegraph finds out. Under the proposed levels of subsidies, offshore wind farms that become […]

29 October 2013 Business & Finance

Attempts to compare subsidies for different energies in the UK are “apples to oranges” and muddle a skewed debate further, the CEO of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) said today. With the European Commission preparing guidance on public intervention in energy markets, EWEA is calling for greater clarity and more transparency on public support. […]

23 September 2013 Authorities, Business & Finance

Greg Barker, UK Minister for Energy and Climate Change, has denied requests made by the industry for higher subsidies for offshore wind farms. Financial support will be reduced by 13 % over the next five years, nevertheless, Minister Barker said that these subsidy levels were high enough, even though the UK Government was advised that […]

28 August 2013 Authorities, Business & Finance

The European Commission is preparing to review the guidelines for state aid in the energy sector. Even though the Commission’s proposals will probably only be unveiled after the German Bundestag election on 22 September, the Greens have already obtained a draft version of the new rules. This draft text has been pre-decided by the EU […]

15 July 2013 Authorities, Business & Finance

The UK Government will define new plans in the Energy Bill, which involves cutting long-term subsidies for new wind farms by 25%. This week, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, will announce this cut, which will be done by reducing the time during which consumers are obligated to pay for […]

3 April 2013 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Pavol Bauer (UHD, Electrical Power Processing section) received subsidies from the top sector Energy for a grand total of three projects. The total subsidy of the projects amounts to one million euros for research and half a million euros for components and equipment. It concerns research on Integrated Offshore Electricity Infrastructure, Electrical Vehicle Supported PV […]

23 October 2011 Authorities

Offshore wind farms are set to receive more subsidies than previously planned in the next few years under proposals from the Government…   By Emily Beament (independent) [mappress] Source: independent, October 24, 2011

20 October 2011 Authorities

As federal officials work to clear a permitting path for offshore wind farms, experts at the Board of Public Utilities are hashing out rules… By Eliot Caroom (nj) [mappress] Source: nj, October 20, 2011

22 September 2011 Business & Finance

ONE of the companies building a windfarm off the Furness coast is netting more cash from the government than any other in the UK.   (nwemail) [mappress] Source: nwemail, September 22, 2011

19 September 2011

A Sunday Telegraph audit of Britain’s 3,419 turbines reveals 2,276 are either fully or partly-owned by foreign businesses. The findings… By Edward Malnick and Robert Mendick (telegraph) [mappress] Source: telegraph, September 19, 2011

31 August 2011 Authorities

Both Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday raised tough questions about Gov. Martin O’Malley’s (D) plan to increase Maryland residents’…   By Aaron C. Davis (washingtonpost) [mappress] Source: washingtonpost, August 31, 2011;

9 August 2011 Business & Finance

THE wind power industry has today hit back at claims that policies to encourage the development of renewable energy risk destroying tens of…   By Craig Robinson (eadt) [mappress] Source: eadt, August 09, 2011;

5 April 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

Uncertainty about wind subsidies could cost the UK thousands of green jobs, the head of the world’s biggest wind turbine manufacturer has…   By Kiran Stacey (ft) [mappress] Source: ft, April 05, 2011

17 February 2011 Business & Finance

You would think that a cut to future subsidies for solar power in Spain would have minimal impact on northern European wind developers. (blogs.ft ) [mappress] Source: blogs.ft, February 17, 2011

17 January 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

AFTER scuttling talks on transfer of technology in the recently concluded climate change conference in Cancun, the US now wants China to… (downtoearth) [mappress] Source: downtoearth, January 17, 2011

4 November 2010 Authorities

Future federal funding for renewable energy projects — from federal tax credits for home solar panels to hefty subsidies for the $100… By John Funk (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, November 04, 2010;

19 April 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Dutch Council of State has made final wind farm site decisions for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) wind farm sites III and IV irrevocable after rejecting appeals from three parties. The Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV tender comprises two wind farms with an individual capacity of between 342MW and 380MW. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) […]

9 April 2019 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

The long-term success of offshore wind is being put at risk by restrictions on access to wind turbine performance data that prevent operators from reducing operations and maintenance costs by up to 30%, according to ONYX InSight. Better access to turbine data allows operators to not only reduce their operational costs, but to also generate […]