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Ceará expects to produce more than 5 GW of offshore wind energy in the next five years

 Ceará is emerging as an important producer and supplier of wind turbines for offshore wind energy for the coming years. After the signing of the memorandum of understanding between the Government of the State of Ceará and the Chinese Mingyang Smart Energy, in September of this year the installation of a large industry of wind … Continue reading Ceará expects to produce more than 5 GW of offshore wind energy in the next five years

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AWEA’s Offshore WINDPOWER Virtual Summit

The U.S. offshore wind industry is set to deliver significant economic benefits over the next decade and stands ready to play a leading role in the nation’s economic recovery. U.S. offshore wind development will deliver billions in new economy activity, support tens of thousands of jobs, create new American supply chains and revitalize port communities. … Continue reading AWEA’s Offshore WINDPOWER Virtual Summit

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Countries Raise the Sails on Offshore Wind Energy

Offshore renewables, including offshore wind power, wave, tidal, ocean thermal, and floating solar PV, will witness substantial growth in capacity over the next decade and play an essential role in the global energy transformation. In this context, representatives from 40 countries gathered to identify collaboration areas and agree on concrete actions to accelerate progress and … Continue reading Countries Raise the Sails on Offshore Wind Energy

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Cost of offshore wind energy is half what it was five years ago

In addition to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we have in the background the urgent need to tackle the threat of unstoppable climate change. Well-informed positive leadership is required to deal with the climate crisis and give our children and grandchildren the opportunity of a normal healthy life on this planet. This well-informed leadership is clearly … Continue reading Cost of offshore wind energy is half what it was five years ago

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RWE expands its wind energy business to Taiwan

World’s number 2 in offshore wind power is taking part in Taiwan’s largest energy trade fair RWE and Asia Cement Corporation prepare 448 MW Chu Feng offshore wind farm for next grid allocation round in Taiwan  RWE is taking part in Taiwan’s largest annual energy trade fair and conference. This underlines RWE’s ambitions to expand … Continue reading RWE expands its wind energy business to Taiwan

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DolWin3 supplies more than one million households with clean wind energy

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business announced the offshore grid connection DolWin3 in the North Sea was recently successfully upgraded. The upgrades included enhancements to the valves and control system. In addition to improving the overall performance of the grid connection system, the upgrades also reduce maintenance. Located approximately 80 kilometers from land, DolWin3 with … Continue reading DolWin3 supplies more than one million households with clean wind energy

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Taiwan’s offshore wind energy ambitions are within reach and will power a green recovery

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) are bringing together Taiwan’s policymakers, offshore wind leaders, investors and other stakeholders over the next three days to power the growth of Taiwan’s burgeoning offshore wind market at the Global Offshore Wind Summit – Taiwan Virtual 2020. At this official Taiwan … Continue reading Taiwan’s offshore wind energy ambitions are within reach and will power a green recovery

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Mainstream Renewable Power Reveals 1.4 GW Offshore Wind Power Project in Vietnam

Mainstream Renewable Power, in a joint venture with Phu Cuong Group, has submitted an application for a 1 GW offshore wind project in Vietnam, adding to the 400 MW already under development within the same project. The joint venture applied for a site inspection license on July 7, for an increased capacity of 1,000 MW … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power Reveals 1.4 GW Offshore Wind Power Project in Vietnam

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Offshore Wind Energy Grew 19% Globally In 2019

Global installed offshore wind capacity reached 27,064 MW in 2019 — a 19% increase from the previous year. This and other trends can be found in the 2019 Offshore Wind Technology Data Update, released by NREL on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office. Only one commercial offshore wind farm currently … Continue reading Offshore Wind Energy Grew 19% Globally In 2019

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Offshore Wind Energy: Building the future

U.S. offshore wind power is set to take off within the next decade. America’s shores possess world-class wind resources that represent a once-in-a-generation economic opportunity. AWEA’s U.S. Offshore Wind Power Economic Impact Assessment finds offshore wind will attract $57 billion investment into the U.S. economy and deliver up to 83,000 well-paying U.S. jobs by 2030. … Continue reading Offshore Wind Energy: Building the future

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MHI Vestas and Total, new partners of IDEOL on EOLMED wind energy project

MHIV and TOTAL formally announced their involvement in the EOLMED project this week. These internationally recognized leaders and the project developer QAIR have agreed to combine their respective know-how’s and efforts to successfully develop and execute this 30MW pilot project.Paul de la Guérivière (Ideol’s CEO) indicated that “IDEOL is looking forward to collaborate with such … Continue reading MHI Vestas and Total, new partners of IDEOL on EOLMED wind energy project

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RWE welcomes the Prime Minister’s package of measures for offshore wind to drive the UK’s green economic recovery

RWE has today welcomed the Prime Minister package of measures including a pledge to invest £160m to upgrade ports and infrastructure in coastal communities, to accelerate the deployment of offshore wind and drive the UK’s future green economic recovery. The UK plays a key role in RWE’s strategy to grow its renewables business and to … Continue reading RWE welcomes the Prime Minister’s package of measures for offshore wind to drive the UK’s green economic recovery

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Offshore Wind Farm virtual public exhibition launched

In order to provide residents of Dublin and Wicklow with the opportunity to find out about the proposed Dublin Array Offshore Wind Farm, an online virtual public exhibition platform has been launched on the project website www.dublinarray.com. Dublin Array offshore wind farm, a joint venture between RWE Renewables Ireland and Saorgus Energy, with RWE leading … Continue reading Offshore Wind Farm virtual public exhibition launched

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Preparatory works begin for wind turbines installation of the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind moves into Able Seaton Port (ASP) as preparatory works begin for turbine installation of the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm. MHI Vestas has moved in to Able Seaton Port (ASP) in Hartlepool ready to install 90 of its V164-9.5 MW turbines at the Triton Knoll project in Q1 2021. This signals … Continue reading Preparatory works begin for wind turbines installation of the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

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Boris Johnson to Present Plan to Power UK with Wind Energy by 2030

Boris Johnson promises to power every UK home with offshore wind within a decade, pledging to make the coronavirus pandemic a catalyst for green growth. In a speech at the Conservative Party virtual conference on Tuesday, he will say that the government will invest in a future of wind power turbines to create “hundreds of … Continue reading Boris Johnson to Present Plan to Power UK with Wind Energy by 2030

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Ørsted and Yara seek to develop groundbreaking green ammonia project in the Netherlands

Ørsted, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, and Yara, the world’s leading fertilizer company, have joined forces in developing a pioneering project aiming at replacing fossil hydrogen with renewable hydrogen in the production of ammonia with the potential to abate more than 100,000 tonnes of CO2 per year, equivalent to taking 50,000 conventional cars off … Continue reading Ørsted and Yara seek to develop groundbreaking green ammonia project in the Netherlands

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MHI Vestas and EolMed partner for floating offshore wind farm in France

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been selected as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the EolMed floating project and will supply three V164-10.0 MW wind turbines. The emergence of floating offshore wind in France took another step forward, as Qair (formerly known as Quadran Énergies Marines) tabbed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply three V164-10.0 … Continue reading MHI Vestas and EolMed partner for floating offshore wind farm in France

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Ørsted Mobilizing Teams to Begin Block Island Wind Farm Cable Repairs This Fall

National Grid and Ørsted announced today they have begun mobilizing teams that will work throughout this fall and winter to replace limited segments of the Block Island Wind Farm and sea2shore transmission cables to achieve greater burial depths beneath the ocean floor. The effort includes replacing approximately 1,700 feet of National Grid’s sea2shore submarine cable … Continue reading Ørsted Mobilizing Teams to Begin Block Island Wind Farm Cable Repairs This Fall

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Construction starts on the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Kværner apprentice Arne Linga started construction of Hywind Tampen, a floating offshore wind farm, at Kværner Stord. The technology project opens up new opportunities for Norwegian industry. Prime Minister Solberg and Linga started the cutting robot on the project’s first sheet of steel on Thursday, 1 October. Kværner’s assignment will … Continue reading Construction starts on the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm

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EU research project PROMOTioN presents final project results

Technologies for a meshed HVDC offshore wind energy transmission grid in Europe are ready for use – political will and action at all stakeholder levels is needed now. As coordinator of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 project “Progress On Meshed Offshore HVDC Transmission Networks” (PROMOTioN), DNV GL has played a pivotal role in bringing all the … Continue reading EU research project PROMOTioN presents final project results

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