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Naturgy and Equinor advance in their alliance in offshore wind power and project a wind farm of 200 MW in the Canary Islands

The two energy companies have an agreement to work together in the analysis and search for opportunities for offshore wind power in Spain, whose first auction will foreseeably be in the waters of the Islands. Naturgy and Equinor are working together on the development of the Floating Offshore Wind Canarias (FOWCA) project, with which they … Continue reading Naturgy and Equinor advance in their alliance in offshore wind power and project a wind farm of 200 MW in the Canary Islands

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Pattern Energy Closes Financing of Japan’s Largest Offshore Wind Power and Storage Project

Full construction begins on Ishikari Offshore Wind with first installation of an 8 MW offshore wind turbine in Japan.Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and its affiliate in Japan, Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI), announced it has completed financing and begun full construction of its 112 megawatt (MW) Ishikari Offshore Wind project, located approximately three … Continue reading Pattern Energy Closes Financing of Japan’s Largest Offshore Wind Power and Storage Project

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Biden visits Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm in the USA

The three wind power plants promoted by the group in the country are under construction or at an advanced stage of development and represent an investment of $10 billion.The facilities will have a capacity of 2,800 MW and will create 11,000 jobs. The President of the United States, Joe Biden, today visited one of the … Continue reading Biden visits Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm in the USA

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Finland to build two large offshore wind farms

The Finnish Government has granted permits to lease its seabed for the development of two large-scale offshore wind farms. State-owned forest and seabed administrator Metsähallitus obtained permission to lease these areas. Finland wants to be completely carbon neutral by 2035 and has built a lot of onshore wind in the past ten years. Wind power … Continue reading Finland to build two large offshore wind farms

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RWE and Hellenic Petroleum join forces to develop offshore wind power in Greece

RWE and Hellenic Petroleum Holdings, through their respective subsidiaries RWE Renewables Gmbh and HELPE Renewables SA, join forces to jointly explore offshore wind opportunities in Greek waters. Corresponding terms of the 50-50 partnership were signed recently between the two companies, with the aim to collaborate on the development, construction and operation of offshore wind farms … Continue reading RWE and Hellenic Petroleum join forces to develop offshore wind power in Greece

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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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