How to Commercialise Floating Offshore Wind?

Floating offshore wind may still be in the demonstration phase, but investors are already eyeing the vast new markets the technology will open.

WindEurope CEO Puts Floating Wind on Top of the List

With no floating offshore wind projects in the pipeline between 2021 and 2025, there is a window of opportunity for ...

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WindEurope Discusses EU Electricity Market Fitness for RE

With the European Parliament recently voting on reforms to Europe’s electricity markets, aiming to modernise them ...

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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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