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American Clean Power Association Statement on BOEM California offshore leasing call for information

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management advanced a Call for Information and Nominations for the two Morro Bay Call Areas off the coast of central California and designated the Humboldt Wind Energy Area off the coast of northern California on July 28: “BOEM’s action advancing … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on BOEM California offshore leasing call for information

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Acciona and SSE Renewables have agreed to explore offshore wind energy opportunities in Poland

ACCIONA Energía and SSE Renewables have agreed to explore offshore wind opportunities in Poland as the country seeks to progress the deployment of around 6GW of offshore wind energy by the end of the decade. For that purpose, both companies, who are already cooperating on the exploration of offshore wind opportunities in Spain and Portugal, … Continue reading Acciona and SSE Renewables have agreed to explore offshore wind energy opportunities in Poland

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Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project – the vision of the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that in Germany offshore based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.  … Continue reading Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

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GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle

Agreement to use Whiffle’s ultra-fine atmospheric Large Eddy Simulation (LES) modeling for wind energy applications. Technology will be used to optimize wind turbine siting and enable improved AEP. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has entered into an Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Whiffle, a Netherlands-based weather forecasting technology firm, for application of Whiffle’s … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle

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Iberdrola grants Van Oord the installation of the foundations for the Baltic Eagle wind farm

Iberdrola and Van Oord have signed a contract for the transportation and installation of Baltic Eagle’s monopile foundations, as well as the supply, transportation and installation of the inter-array cables. With a production capacity of 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm will supply renewable energy to 475,000 households, while saving nearly one million tons … Continue reading Iberdrola grants Van Oord the installation of the foundations for the Baltic Eagle wind farm

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IRENA Outlines Action Agenda on Offshore Renewables for G20

Boosting offshore renewables will accelerate the energy transition and allow G20 countries to build a resilient and sustainable energy system, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. Offshore Renewables: An Action Agenda for Deployment actively contributes to the G20 agenda by identifying actions which support the commercialisation of offshore technologies such … Continue reading IRENA Outlines Action Agenda on Offshore Renewables for G20

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Iberdrola ramps up investment in Asia Pacific renewables, acquiring Sowitec Vietnam’s 550 MW green pipeline

The Vietnamese company owns six renewable projects under development: five onshore wind farms and one floating photovoltaic project Vietnam plans to install more than 20,000 MW of renewable energy by 2030  Iberdrola already has growth strategies in markets such as Australia, Japan and Korea Iberdrola is continuing its growth in Asian Pacific renewable energy markets, … Continue reading Iberdrola ramps up investment in Asia Pacific renewables, acquiring Sowitec Vietnam’s 550 MW green pipeline

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Offshore wind power in Vietnam at a crossroads

A new report by the Global Wind Energy Council, in cooperation with The Renewables Consulting Group, finds that Vietnam is facing a crucial crossroads in its energy system planning, and has the opportunity to act now to accelerate deployment of offshore wind in this decade. The first large-scale offshore wind projects are not likely to … Continue reading Offshore wind power in Vietnam at a crossroads

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Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe team up for floating offshore wind power growth in France

Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe join forces and form Océole, a partnership dedicated to developing floating offshore wind in France. Océole will evaluate and work towards submitting bids in the upcoming floating offshore wind tenders held by the French government. Establishing this partnership is in line with the three companies’ ambition of delivering high-performance floating … Continue reading Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe team up for floating offshore wind power growth in France

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Big-scale floating wind energy is kicking off in France

France has closed the world’s first-ever auction for a commercial-sized floating offshore wind farm. The future wind farm will be located in the Atlantic Ocean south of Brittany and will have a capacity of 250MW. France will then auction two other floating projects of a similar size over the next year. These will be in … Continue reading Big-scale floating wind energy is kicking off in France

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Equinor ready to further develop floating offshore wind energy in Scotland

Equinor has confirmed it has bid for floating offshore wind in ScotWind, the competitive tender offshore wind seabed leasing round being undertaken by Crown Estate Scotland. The offshore energy company says the ScotWind Leasing round is a good strategic fit with its ambitions to continue to develop its North Sea offshore wind cluster and further … Continue reading Equinor ready to further develop floating offshore wind energy in Scotland

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RWE confirms participation in ScotWind

RWE has confirmed its participation in the ScotWind seabed leasing round process, as it looks to expand its global offshore wind portfolio. ScotWind is a seabed leasing round, managed by Crown Estate Scotland, which aims to enable up to 10 gigawatts (GW) of new offshore wind farms to be constructed in the country’s coastal waters. … Continue reading RWE confirms participation in ScotWind

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Iberdrola awards Windar a wind energy contract for Baltic Eagle, in the Baltic Sea

It will manufacture the 50 transition pieces for the wind turbines for this offshore wind farm, which will provide wind power to 475,000 homes. Iberdrola has finalised the procurement process for Baltic Eagle with the award of the project’s last key contract, the manufacturing of offshore foundations, to EEW SPC and Windar. German company EEW … Continue reading Iberdrola awards Windar a wind energy contract for Baltic Eagle, in the Baltic Sea

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Jan De Nul will build the largest wind power plant

Jan De Nul will build the largest wind power plantJan De Nul also won the third and final contract to install wind turbines on Britain’s Dogger Bank wind farm. With 277 wind turbines, it will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The wind farm will be located in the North Sea, off … Continue reading Jan De Nul will build the largest wind power plant

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Vestas pre-selected tenderer for the 900 MW He Dreiht wind power project in Germany, which will use the V236-15.0 MW turbine

Vestas has been named the pre-selected tenderer at EnBW’s 900 MW He Dreiht project to supply the offshore wind turbines, which, depending on a firm and unconditional order eventually being signed, will mark the world`s first commercial deployment of the new V236-15.0 MW offshore turbine. This means that this highly advanced turbine type has made … Continue reading Vestas pre-selected tenderer for the 900 MW He Dreiht wind power project in Germany, which will use the V236-15.0 MW turbine

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The wind sector is optimistic after the Roadmap for the Development of Offshore Wind energy in Spain

The Roadmap decisively promotes the development of offshore wind energy in Spain, defining key aspects that favor coordination between all the agents involved.• For AEE, the objective should be to provide the continuity and visibility necessary to attract investment and consolidate an industrial and R&D fabric around the activity generated.• Spain offers infrastructures of international … Continue reading The wind sector is optimistic after the Roadmap for the Development of Offshore Wind energy in Spain

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Ørsted announces partnership with Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy to unlock floating wind energy in Scotland

Ørsted, the world leader in offshore wind power, today announces a partnership with onshore wind community engagement pioneer Falck Renewables and floating wind expert BlueFloat Energy, to participate in the upcoming ScotWind leasing round. The consortium is set to apply for seabed leases in sites which lend themselves to the deployment of large-scale floating wind … Continue reading Ørsted announces partnership with Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy to unlock floating wind energy in Scotland

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Spain aims to install 1-3 GW of floating wind turbines by 2030

Spain plans to install floating wind turbines on the deep waters off its coasts with capacity to generate between 1 and 3 gigawatts of power by 2030, its Energy and Environment Ministry said on Wednesday. As part of a global shift away from carbon-emitting fossil fuels, governments and companies are seeking new ways to harness … Continue reading Spain aims to install 1-3 GW of floating wind turbines by 2030

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Vattenfall starts construction of offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid

The construction of the 1.5GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm has started. The first vessel transporting foundations to the construction site departed today. Over the next two years, the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farm will be built off the Dutch coast. The fossil-free energy generated by the wind farm will benefit both households, … Continue reading Vattenfall starts construction of offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid

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Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbine awarded typhoon-resistant type certificate

SG 11.0-200 DD offshore wind turbine receives rotor-nacelle assembly type certificate including T-Class wind speeds Siemens Gamesa among the first wind turbine manufacturers worldwide to receive second typhoon-resistant IEC type certification; especially relevant for Asia Pacific Proven offshore direct drive technology will accommodate local codes and standards in Asia Pacific markets including Japan Siemens Gamesa … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbine awarded typhoon-resistant type certificate

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