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Duke Energy wins offshore wind lease in North Carolina

Duke Energy bid $155 million to secure the federal lease for 55,154 acres in the Atlantic Ocean 20 miles off Bald Head Island southeast of Wilmington to develop what could be as much as a 1.6-gigawatt wind project.Duke N.C. President Stephen De May said winning the lease is an important step for Duke as it … Continue reading Duke Energy wins offshore wind lease in North Carolina

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WindEurope supports Belgium’s higher target for offshore wind power

The Belgian Government today announced that Belgium will raise its offshore wind target to 8 GW. That’s up from 5.7 GW under its existing 2030 target. The announcement is influenced by the ongoing war in Ukraine and its implications for European energy security. It comes a week after the European Union announced its RePowerEU plan … Continue reading WindEurope supports Belgium’s higher target for offshore wind power

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SENER and Amper join forces to develop floating offshore wind power

SENER Renewable Investments, a company of the SENER engineering and technology group, and the Amper Group, through its subsidiary Nervión Naval-Offshore, have signed a collaboration agreement to develop and market platform technology for floating offshore wind. Under this agreement, SENER and Amper will develop and market a semi-submersible floating steel platform for offshore wind turbines … Continue reading SENER and Amper join forces to develop floating offshore wind power

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Ørsted awarded 846 MW offshore wind power contract in Maryland

The Maryland Public Service Commission has awarded a 20-year Offshore Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) to Ørsted’s largest bid in the solicitation, the Skipjack Wind 2 Offshore Wind Farm with a capacity of 846 MW. Skipjack Wind 2 will generate enough green electricity to power 250,000 homes in the Delmarva region. Ørsted will build Skipjack Wind … Continue reading Ørsted awarded 846 MW offshore wind power contract in Maryland

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Norway: Iberdrola, TotalEnergies and Norsk Havvind join forces for offshore wind energy

Iberdrola, TotalEnergies, and Norsk Havvind have joined forces to respond to the Norwegian authorities’ call for tenders for the development of floating and bottom-fixed wind projects for a cumulated capacity of 4.5 GW at two offshore sites in southern Norway. The consortium will leverage in its offer the proven technical expertise of its members in … Continue reading Norway: Iberdrola, TotalEnergies and Norsk Havvind join forces for offshore wind energy

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Offshore wind energy offer vast energy potential for South Africa

Offshore wind energy generation, a popular form of renewable energy in many developed countries, might be an answer to the decarbonisation of South Africa energy value chain, delegates at a conference in wind energy heard on Friday. South Africa is one of many nations that signed a commitment to reducing carbon emissions, COP21, which requires … Continue reading Offshore wind energy offer vast energy potential for South Africa

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Vietnam targets 21,000 MW of offshore wind power by 2045

Vietnam is striving to produce about 3,000 – 5,000 MW of offshore wind power by 2030 and 21,000 MW by 2045. Addressing a webinar on August 18, Chairman of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) Phan Xuan Dung said the country will benefit from the development of offshore wind power, whose cost … Continue reading Vietnam targets 21,000 MW of offshore wind power by 2045

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Ocean Winds has secured a 25-year CfD for the `B&C-Wind´ offshore wind power projects in Poland

Obtaining a contract-for-difference is a key milestone for project development, bringing it closer to the final investment decision (FID) and recognizing B&C-Wind as one of the most developed offshore wind projects in Poland; The wind farms are located in the Exclusive Economic Zone of Poland’s Baltic Sea, approximately 23 km offshore; B&C will bring a … Continue reading Ocean Winds has secured a 25-year CfD for the `B&C-Wind´ offshore wind power projects in Poland

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Vestas wins offshore wind energy order for Arcadis Ost 1

Vestas has secured a firm order for wind turbines for Parkwind’s 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, to deliver 27 V174-9.5 MW turbines 19 km northeast of the offshore island of Rugen Baltic German. The order confirms the fifth collaboration between Vestas (previously through MHI Vestas Offshore Wind) and Parkwind on offshore wind … Continue reading Vestas wins offshore wind energy order for Arcadis Ost 1

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Philippines sets out offshore wind energy roadmap

Funded through the WBG’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), the project aims to identify areas in the Philippines with high potential for offshore wind development; set short and long-term offshore wind targets; formulate strategies to successfully integrate offshore wind power into the government’s renewable energy (RE) portfolio; and present policy recommendations necessary to foster … Continue reading Philippines sets out offshore wind energy roadmap

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Romania’s Hidroelectrica wants 300 MW offshore wind power

Hidroelectrica, one of the largest energy producers in Romania, wants to add 300 MW of offshore wind power and 300 MW of onshore wind power in the coming years, as well as green hydrogen production capacity on the Danube – said Bogdan Badea, president of Hidroelectrica, speaking on the occasion of completing the integration of … Continue reading Romania’s Hidroelectrica wants 300 MW offshore wind power

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GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement on Offshore Wind Power in Japan

The companies will work together to bring the benefits of GE’s offshore wind technology to the growing Japanese offshore wind market. Each company brings strengths critical to success in serving Japan’s offshore wind energy needs. Offshore wind power is projected to grow from 30 to 45 GW by 2040. GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Energy … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement on Offshore Wind Power in Japan

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Giant offshore wind energy projects to be built in Ireland’s seas

Ireland’s plans for developing offshore wind are starting to take real shape with two new large projects in the pipeline. The Moneypoint and Codling wind farms would between them bring nearly 3 GW of offshore wind capacity to the Emerald Isle’s coasts in the next decade. Offshore wind will play a significant role in Ireland’s … Continue reading Giant offshore wind energy projects to be built in Ireland’s seas

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Europe invests a record €26bn in offshore wind energy in 2020

Despite COVID constraints, Europe confirmed a record amount of €26.3bn of investments in new offshore wind farms in 2020. This will finance 7.1 GW of new offshore wind which will be built in the coming years. Last year Europe built 2.9 GW of new offshore wind. Europe now has 25 GW of offshore wind capacity. … Continue reading Europe invests a record €26bn in offshore wind energy in 2020

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Poland adopts historic Offshore Wind Energy Act

The Polish Parliament unanimously adopted Poland’s first Offshore Wind Act today paving the way for Poland to develop offshore wind in the Baltic Sea. The Act will enter into force on 1 February after it’s been signed by the President of Poland. The Act sets out the rules and regulations that will apply to the … Continue reading Poland adopts historic Offshore Wind Energy Act

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Ørsted aims to develop offshore wind energy projects in South Korea

Ørsted today announced its intention to develop South Korean offshore wind power projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6GW off the coast of Incheon City. The announcement was made at an event joined by National Assembly members, South Korea’s Energy Agency, and key industry leaders with offshore wind track records in South Korea’s … Continue reading Ørsted aims to develop offshore wind energy projects in South Korea

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Pilot project for floating offshore wind energy is picking up speed

Saitec Offshore Technologies and RWE Renewables award manufacturing and assembly contract for DemoSATH floating project to Ferrovial. Construction package covers concrete precasting and assembly of the floater. 90% of the construction budget will be destined to the local supply chain – Commissioning is scheduled for 2022. Leading global infrastructure operator Ferrovial has been selected for … Continue reading Pilot project for floating offshore wind energy is picking up speed

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Neoenergia (Iberdrola) studies the development of offshore wind energy projects in Brazil

Neoenergia, one of the main private groups in the electricity sector, is analyzing the opportunities of the Brazilian offshore wind potential to take advantage of it with wind turbines of more than 10 MW. According to the president, Mario José Ruiz-Tagle Larrain, the company is developing preliminary studies for offshore wind energy projects in Rio … Continue reading Neoenergia (Iberdrola) studies the development of offshore wind energy projects in Brazil

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Estonia and Latvia sign agreement for joint offshore wind energy plan

Estonia and Latvia signed a memorandum of understanding to develop an offshore wind farm this week, the first agreement of its kind in the region. Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas (Center) and Latvian Minister of Economic Affairs Janis Vitenbergs digitally signed the memorandum which marks the first steps taken towards the project … Continue reading Estonia and Latvia sign agreement for joint offshore wind energy plan

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