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Siemens Gamesa’s first U.S. offshore wind energy installation

As the United States prepared to mark its 244th year of independence on July 4, there was another historical U.S. milestone celebrated that week.In Federal waters off the coast of Virginia, Siemens Gamesa installed its first U.S. offshore wind turbines in what promises to be the foundation for a new generation of wind energy.The teams … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s first U.S. offshore wind energy installation

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The birth of offshore wind energy in Poland

On 1 July 2020 representatives of the Polish government and Polish wind energy industry signed a “Letter of Intent on cooperation for development of offshore wind power in Poland”. The letter lays out the foundation for the development of offshore wind turbines in Poland. The letter defines the next steps in the collaboration to jointly … Continue reading The birth of offshore wind energy in Poland

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Wind energy in France, Fécamp offshore wind farm commences construction

The 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in France has commenced construction. Mott MacDonald is the lender’s technical advisor on the project on behalf of prospective lenders. The wind power project is the third French offshore wind farm to achieve financing. Éolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium of EDF Renouvelables France and Enbridge, along with … Continue reading Wind energy in France, Fécamp offshore wind farm commences construction

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CSBC to build CDWE crane vessel for the offshore wind energy industry in Taiwan

CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering Co (CDWE, ????) announced its final investment decision on the construction of Green Jade, a crane vessel for carrying out engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services for the offshore wind energy industry. The company, a joint venture between CSBC Corp Taiwan (??????) and Belgium-based Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV, said … Continue reading CSBC to build CDWE crane vessel for the offshore wind energy industry in Taiwan

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Lithuania selects where the 700 MW offshore wind power plant will be built

Lithuania has settled on the position of the country’s first offshore wind farm, with the capacity of up to 700 MW, in the Baltic Sea. The government has decided that the wind farm will be built and commissioned by 2030 at the site previously proposed and considered in the draft Government Resolution, which has now … Continue reading Lithuania selects where the 700 MW offshore wind power plant will be built

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Manufacture of wind turbines for offshore wind energy in Taiwan

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has concluded a contract to source high voltage switchgear from within Taiwan, expanding existing supply chain commitments and becoming the first offshore wind turbine supplier to localise switchgear. MHI Vestas has finalised a purchase agreement with Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V. (Mitsubishi Electric) to source switchgear for upcoming offshore wind projects in … Continue reading Manufacture of wind turbines for offshore wind energy in Taiwan

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Iberdrola awards Navantia an offshore wind energy contract worth 350 million euros

It includes the construction and assembly of 62 ‘jackets’ and their corresponding piles for this large installation that the company is developing in the waters of French Brittany and that will provide wind power to one million people.The agreement will directly employ around 1,000 professionals in Galicia and Asturias and over 1,100 in France, where … Continue reading Iberdrola awards Navantia an offshore wind energy contract worth 350 million euros

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MHI Vestas UK receives order for wind turbines for offshore wind energy

Seagreen Wind Energy Ltd finalises turbine supply contract with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for 114 turbines for Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm. The Seagreen project, which will be Scotland’s single largest source of renewable energy when complete, has today finalised the firm order for 114 V164-10 MW turbines from MHI Vestas, to be installed off … Continue reading MHI Vestas UK receives order for wind turbines for offshore wind energy

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Morocco has a fantastic 135 GW offshore wind power potential

“Fantastic” “that’s too attractive to ignore,” said World Bank senior energy specialist Mark Leybourne. In a recent report on emerging wind energy markets, Leybourne said that wind energy represents great potential for Morocco. If the potential is exploited properly, Morocco could become one of the main energy exporters to the European market. Morocco has a … Continue reading Morocco has a fantastic 135 GW offshore wind power potential

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Vietnam has potential for 160 GW of offshore wind energy

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Vietnamese Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority are working together on input for a roadmap for offshore wind power development in the south-east Asian country that has estimated potential for 160 GW. The report aims to help the Vietnamese government take steps to streamline the development process for wind … Continue reading Vietnam has potential for 160 GW of offshore wind energy

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Offshore wind power and the shipping sector can reinforce each other to reach the Green Deal targets

Wind energy currently makes up 15% of Europe’s energy mix. The majority of this is onshore wind farm plants. Offshore wind turbines is just 2% at the moment. But it’s growing rapidly thanks to decreasing costs and improving technology. So offshore wind power will be a major player in the future. But collaboration with the … Continue reading Offshore wind power and the shipping sector can reinforce each other to reach the Green Deal targets

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Offshore wind energy could power much of coastal China

Under the Paris Climate Agreement, China committed to rely on renewable resources for 20 percent of its energy needs by 2030. Currently, the country is on track to double that commitment, aiming to hit 40 percent by the next decade. Wind power is critical to achieving that goal. Over the past 20 years, China’s wind … Continue reading Offshore wind energy could power much of coastal China

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Offshore wind energy and fisheries

Can fisheries and offshore wind turbines co-exist? This was the title of an event organised by the European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries (PECH). The answer to this question, of course, is yes – but the happy coexistence of offshore wind power and fisheries require specific conditions. European institutions now need to connect stakeholders and provide … Continue reading Offshore wind energy and fisheries

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Offshore wind power in Australia: the first wind farm advances

The first proposed offshore wind farm in Australia, which could provide enough energy for more than 1.2 million homes with wind turbines, will begin scientific testing this month off the Victorian coast near Gippsland. The test comes when the trade union movement launches a campaign to pressure state and federal governments to pave the way … Continue reading Offshore wind power in Australia: the first wind farm advances

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Final wind turbine installed on world’s largest offshore wind farm

Ørsted has today announced that the final of 174 wind turbines has been installed at the world’s largest offshore wind farm Hornsea 1. The component loadout took place at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s factory in Hull, where the majority of blades were constructed, and the components were then transported 120km out to sea.  The wind … Continue reading Final wind turbine installed on world’s largest offshore wind farm

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Iberdrola launches a new 1,200 MW US offshore wind energy plan

Iberdrola, through Vineyard Wind, aspires to the development of a new marine wind power project in United States waters, this time in the State of Connecticut, for the development of up to 1,200 megawatts (MW). Vineyard Wind, a 50% owned company by Avangrid – the US subsidiary of the Spanish group – and the Danish … Continue reading Iberdrola launches a new 1,200 MW US offshore wind energy plan

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Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy foothold in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy today held a launch ceremony with local government authorities and wind industry partners in Taiwan for what will be the company’s first offshore nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe. Construction is due to begin in 2020 at the site located in the port of Taichung. This represents an important milestone for … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy foothold in Taiwan

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Navantia consolidates in offshore wind energy with another 62 jackets

Navantia has made the contract of 62 support structures for marine wind turbines –jackets– for the future Iberdrola wind farm in Saint Brieuc, in French Brittany, which will have an installed wind power capacity of about 500 MW. It is, therefore, not only one of the largest marine wind energy projects under way, but also … Continue reading Navantia consolidates in offshore wind energy with another 62 jackets

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Offshore wind energy delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency announced that Vattenfall have won the tender to build and operate the Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 are 350 MW each and will start operating in 2023. They are the latest in a series of 700 MW annual offshore … Continue reading Offshore wind energy delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

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Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

Vattenfall has won the tender for the second phase of the Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 3 & 4. In September 2018, Vattenfall was granted permits to build the first phase, HKZ 1 & 2. The wind farms will have a capacity of approximately 1.5 GW wind energy combined and will become … Continue reading Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

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