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Italo-Belgian group will build in Caucaia first offshore wind energy plant in Brazil

A first offshore wind power plant (within the sea) of Brazil will be built in Águas do Atlântico, in Caucaia, in the Metropolitan Region of Fortaleza. Information was transmitted by Governor Camilo Santana during the time that he had been offered by Federação das Indústrias do Estado do Ceará (Fiec). The governor revealed that he … Continue reading Italo-Belgian group will build in Caucaia first offshore wind energy plant in Brazil

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AWEA Urges Department of Interior to Advance Offshore Wind Energy Projects

This weekend represents the one-year anniversary of a record-breaking auction for three lease areas offshore wind power the coast of Massachusetts. Rights to develop the three lease areas sold for a combined $405 million, with winning bids coming from Mayflower Wind Energy, Equinor, and Vineyard Wind. “Last year’s auction results erased any doubts that harnessing … Continue reading AWEA Urges Department of Interior to Advance Offshore Wind Energy Projects

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Denmark plans to build artificial islands for wind energy

Denmark is pursuing plans to build one or more artificial islands surrounded by offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 10 gigawatts, capable of supplying up to 10 million households, the climate and energy ministry has said. The country, which produced 41% of its energy from wind power in 2018, the highest level in Europe, … Continue reading Denmark plans to build artificial islands for wind energy

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Iberdrola seeks wind turbines bigger than jumbo jets

When Iberdrola SA builds its offshore wind farm off the coast of Connecticut sometime in the middle of next decade, it plans to use turbines more powerful than anything currently on the market. The Spanish utility’s Avangrid Inc. won an auction to develop the 804-megawatt wind farm in a joint venture with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners. … Continue reading Iberdrola seeks wind turbines bigger than jumbo jets

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Iberdrola will use powerful wind turbines in Connecticut offshore wind energy project

When Iberdrola builds its offshore wind farm off the coast of Connecticut in the middle of the next decade, it plans to use more powerful wind turbines than currently exist in the market. The Spanish company Avangrid Inc. won an auction to develop the 804 megawatt wind farm in a joint venture with Copenhagen Infrastructure … Continue reading Iberdrola will use powerful wind turbines in Connecticut offshore wind energy project

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Vietnam will develop offshore wind energy

The mayor of Vietnam’s offshore wind energy project, “Thang Long-Wind”, is studying in order to proceed with the investment for its construction, as indicated by the country’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce.The wind farm, which will be developed in the waters of Cape Ke Ga, located in the central province of Binh Thuan, with an … Continue reading Vietnam will develop offshore wind energy

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Estonia and Latvia plan joint offshore wind farm development

The Estonian and Latvian states are planning a joint offshore wind power plant in the Gulf of Riga, aimed at contributing to electricity grid security in both countries. Minister of Economy and Infrastructure Taavi Aas met with his Latvian counterpart Ralfs Nemiro in Latvia to discuss the matter. A common offshore wind farm could bring … Continue reading Estonia and Latvia plan joint offshore wind farm development

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Iberdrola will install a large marine wind power plant in the US

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Avangrid, has been awarded the development of the 804 megawatt (MW) marine wind farm with MHI Vestas wind turbines, in the United States, a wind energy project with an investment estimated at 1.2 billion euros by market sources . The construction of the complex has been approved by the Department of … Continue reading Iberdrola will install a large marine wind power plant in the US

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Vineyard Wind Prevails as Connecticut Chooses 804 MW Offshore Wind energy Project

Connecticut on Thursday selected Vineyard Wind’s 804-megawatt Park City project as the winner of its first offshore wind solicitation, setting up the seaport city of Bridgeport to become a significant hub for the emerging U.S. market. MHI Vestas is supplying Vineyard’s first offshore wind farm with turbines. Connecticut regulators said Vineyard won with a price … Continue reading Vineyard Wind Prevails as Connecticut Chooses 804 MW Offshore Wind energy Project

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Leading the offshore wind energy, Siemens Gamesa installs its offshore Direct Drive wind turbine number 1,000

The 1,000 wind turbines have saved approximately 29 million tons of CO2 emissions to date compared to fossil fuel generation – the equivalent of more than 6 million trips around the Earth in a car. A further 1,000 Siemens Gamesa Direct Drive offshore wind turbines have also been sold. Combined output of around 34.6 Terawatt … Continue reading Leading the offshore wind energy, Siemens Gamesa installs its offshore Direct Drive wind turbine number 1,000

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North Seas Energy Ministers reinforce cooperation on offshore wind power

Energy Ministers from North Seas countries met today in Brussels and agreed their 2020 Work Programme on offshore wind energy deployment as a means of reaching climate neutrality by 2050. The 10 North Seas Energy Cooperation countries – Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK – agreed at their … Continue reading North Seas Energy Ministers reinforce cooperation on offshore wind power

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Ørsted and Covestro sign the world’s largest offshore wind energy PPA

Covestro, a world-leading supplier of high-performance polymer materials, has signed a 10-year corporate power purchase agreement with Ørsted to buy the output of 100MW from the planned Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm.  Covestro, a world-leading supplier of high-performance materials headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany, has signed a 10-year indexed fixed-price agreement with Ørsted, the world-leader … Continue reading Ørsted and Covestro sign the world’s largest offshore wind energy PPA

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Japan’s offshore wind power generates interest in foreign companies

Japan’s offshore wind energy arouses a growing interest in foreign companies seeking opportunities in this market, a study by the GlobalData company said today. The entity’s investigation reveals that the Japanese offshore wind power market currently represents 68 megawatts (MW), but there are potentials for 770 MW of capacity in four wind farm projects, all … Continue reading Japan’s offshore wind power generates interest in foreign companies

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Nexans, Eversource and Ørsted sign Framework Agreement for North American Offshore Wind Farm

Nexans, the global expert in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Eversource, New England’s premier transmission builder, and Ørsted, the world leader in offshore wind, announced today a framework agreement. The agreement will reinforce their long-term partnership and will result in Nexans having the opportunity to provide up to 1,000 km of subsea high voltage export … Continue reading Nexans, Eversource and Ørsted sign Framework Agreement for North American Offshore Wind Farm

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New York’s First Offshore Wind Contracts Are Done – Now What?

In the wake of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement this past week of his Executive Order directing the increase of the state’s offshore wind procurement to 7,500 megawatts (“MWs”) by 2035, which amounts to more than half of the state’s total load, the New York and New Jersey regions have solidified their national pole … Continue reading New York’s First Offshore Wind Contracts Are Done – Now What?

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EDF launches Neart na Gaoithe 450 MW offshore wind farm with Irish partner ESB

EDF is announcing the construction of the Scottish Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm project and the new partnership with the Irish electricity company ESB which is taking a 50% stake in the project. The 450 MW NnG project confirms a wider commitment to renewables in the United Kingdom where EDF already has a … Continue reading EDF launches Neart na Gaoithe 450 MW offshore wind farm with Irish partner ESB

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Siemens Gamesa celebrates ‘the Strength of the Wind’ with firm 448 MW Scottish offshore order

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has announced the firm order to supply wind turbines for the 448 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind power project, being developed by the utility EDF Renewables in Scotland. The contract further cements SGRE’s market-leading position. The company will install 54 of its SG 8.0-167 DD offshore turbines, with … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa celebrates ‘the Strength of the Wind’ with firm 448 MW Scottish offshore order

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Chinese companies to cooperate with European partners in offshore wind energy market

Chinese companies stand ready to work with European partners in the growing offshore wind energy market, a Chinese manufacturer of land cables and subsea cables said at a three-day conference of WindEurope Offshore 2019 that concluded Thursday. Seven companies from China joined the biennial offshore wind energy event this year. Ningbo Orient Wires & Cables … Continue reading Chinese companies to cooperate with European partners in offshore wind energy market

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Governments need to step up to unlock the vast potential of floating wind power

The expansion of offshore wind energy, as part of the global fight against climate change, will require both bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind turbines. Floating technology unlocks previously unimaginable horizons of wind power at sea – but there are still some political and technical hurdles to unleashing the full potential. In Europe, Asia and the … Continue reading Governments need to step up to unlock the vast potential of floating wind power

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How to exploit offshore wind energy potential in Baltic Sea

In order to exploit the full potential of offshore wind power in the Baltic Sea, WindEurope’s Baltic Taskforce has released a new report, ‘Boosting offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea’ at the Offshore 2019 event in Copenhagen. The report set out the steps required to exploit the potential of offshore wind farm in the … Continue reading How to exploit offshore wind energy potential in Baltic Sea

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