Rising Foundation Installation and Construction Risk

Within the offshore wind industry, there has been a relentless and necessary drive towards cost reduction and commercialization of offshore wind.

10-20MW Turbines to Help EU Meet Its Energy Objectives

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson has said that developing 10-20MW offshore wind turbines will be key to unleashing ...

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EU Parliament Tweaks Renewable Energy Market Rules

The European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research & Energy (ITRE) has voted to modernize Europe’s ...

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New Offshore Wind Investments Drop 60% in 2017

Six projects worth EUR 7.5 billion reached Final Investment Decision (FID) last year – a 60% decrease from 2016 and ...

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EU Goes from 12.6GW to 15.8GW of Offshore Wind in One Year

Europe added close to 3.2GW of offshore wind capacity last year, taking the total installed and grid-connected ...

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Wind Industry Meets Hedging Against Volume Risk

WindEurope and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions have published a report called The value of hedging, which introduces ...

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Portugal's Energy Future Is in Floating Wind

Portugal's renewable energy mix could be boosted by offshore – and especially floating – wind, as the country could ...

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European Grid Marks Highest Percentage of Wind Ever

European wind energy broke a new record on Saturday, 28 October, with 24.6% of the EU’s electricity demand powered ...

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Industry Welcomes Hywind Opening

The launch of the world's first floating wind farm marked another milestone, not only for the floating wind ...

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WindEurope CEO Emphasises Importance of OW Ports

On 10 October, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson highlighted the importance of offshore wind ports in a speech delivered ...

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Baltic Sea Offshore Wind Needs Estonian Push

WindEurope signed the Baltic Sea Declaration on offshore wind in Tallinn, Estonia, on 28 September.

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EU Offshore Wind on the Right Track Towards 2020

After a likely record year in 2017 with 14GW, offshore wind energy in Europe continues its growing process with ...

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Europe Could See 70GW of Offshore Wind in 2030

Europe has the potential of reaching a total of 70GW of installed offshore wind energy by 2030.

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WindEurope Appoints RES CEO as New Chairman

WindEurope has selected Ivor Catto, CEO at RES Group, as its new chairman for an 18-month term.

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CfD Results Cast Light Upon Much Needed Post-2020 Clarity

WindEurope has called on the UK and other European governments to provide more clarity to the offshore wind ...

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H1 2017: Flurry of Activity, But New Asset Financing Plunged

In the first half of the year, EUR 2.9 billion of new asset financing was made in offshore wind, down from a record ...

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Expertise Hub on Offshore WIND

Offshore WIND marked the beginning of this month by posting the first videos from its latest Expertise Hub series ...

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VIDEO: We Have Only Scratched the Surface (WindEurope)

The technical and the economically attractive potential for deploying offshore wind in Europe is vast and we have ...

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Europe Saw EUR 18.2Bn in New Offshore Wind Asset Financing

In 2016, Europe raised a total of EUR 43 billion for the construction of new wind farms, refinancing operations, ...

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Wind Tops EU Installation Charts as Renewables Shine

Wind accounted for 51% of all new power installations in the European Union in 2016, connecting a total of 12.5GW ...

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European RE Industry Calls For Clarity on Post-2020 Policy

European renewable energy industry and investors need clarity on volumes and regulatory frameworks in the years ...

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European OW Projects Attract Record EUR 18.2Bn in 2016

European offshore wind projects attracted a record EUR 18.2 billion of investments in 2016, according to ...

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