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RODA and Ørsted Partner to Address Fisheries and Offshore Wind Turbines Coexistence

The Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with ˜rsted U.S. Offshore Wind to improve communications between the commercial fishing industry and offshore wind energy developers. This first-of-its-kind partnership will create an unprecedented opportunity for commercial fishermen to provide direct input to the wind energy industry on … Continue reading RODA and Ørsted Partner to Address Fisheries and Offshore Wind Turbines Coexistence

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Taiwan has a unique opportunity to be a leader in offshore wind energy and benefit from the investment boom in competitive wind power technology

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the government of Taiwan to rethink proposed changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) for offshore wind projects to avoid the costly lessons made by other markets that pursued a similar approach. However, it must avoid the proposed move to alter Feed-in-Tariffs (FiT) in order to protect planned … Continue reading Taiwan has a unique opportunity to be a leader in offshore wind energy and benefit from the investment boom in competitive wind power technology

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New York 9 GW offshore wind power target

The American Wind Energy Association issued the following statement reacting to New York Governor Cuomo’s announcement, which more than triples the state’s offshore wind development target from 2.4 GW by 2030 to 9 GW by 2035. “By more than tripling New York’s already impressive offshore wind goal, Governor Cuomo has redefined offshore wind ambition nationwide,” … Continue reading New York 9 GW offshore wind power target

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Siemens Gamesa launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine; annual energy production (AEP) increase of 30%

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), the world’s leader in the offshore wind power industry, today launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. Based on the experience of its previous generations, the newest wind turbine in the SGRE offshore product portfolio builds on proven technology for maximum energy yield at … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine; annual energy production (AEP) increase of 30%

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LS to supply cables to Taiwan offshore wind power

According to the company, it has signed a deal providing the 66 kilovolt cables with a German wind power firm wpd, which is participating in the wind farm project in waters off western Taiwan. Taiwan plans to build a 5.5-gigawatt offshore wind power facility by 2030 by pouring $23 billion, in a bid to increase … Continue reading LS to supply cables to Taiwan offshore wind power

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Boskalis appointed preferred contractor for Inch Cape offshore wind farm project

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has signed an exclusive Pre-Construction Agreement (PCA) for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project. The award was made by Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL), a subsidiary of Red Rock Power Ltd. The project scope includes the transportation and installation of the wind turbine foundations, the offshore substation and cables. … Continue reading Boskalis appointed preferred contractor for Inch Cape offshore wind farm project

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Japan plans to build biggest offshore wind power plant

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. is considering a project to build one of the nation’s biggest offshore wind power plants, it has been learned. The wind farm’s generating capacity is expected to be over 1 million kilowatts, the equivalent of the power produced by a nuclear power reactor. One of its potential locations is … Continue reading Japan plans to build biggest offshore wind power plant

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Siemens Gamesa’s SG 8.0-167 DD named Best Offshore Turbine for 2018 by Windpower Monthly

Windpower Monthly magazine recently named the Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbine as Best Offshore Turbine for 2018. This machine stands out for its excellent track record, the size of the order book and the interest it has aroused in emerging offshore markets, particularly Taiwan and the US. Its 167-meter diameter rotor utilizes Siemens … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s SG 8.0-167 DD named Best Offshore Turbine for 2018 by Windpower Monthly

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Ørsted selected as preferred bidder for offshore wind farm in Connecticut

Following a highly competitive solicitation process, Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has selected Ørsted’s Revolution Wind project to move forward to negotiate a fixed-price power purchase agreement (PPA) with the state’s power distribution companies for 0.42TWh (terawatt hours) per year equivalent to 100MW offshore wind capacity. Subject to contract signing and Ørsted’s final … Continue reading Ørsted selected as preferred bidder for offshore wind farm in Connecticut

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China’s farthest offshore wind farm officially put into operation

On December 20, 2018, the wind turbines of the Dafeng offshore wind farm owned by the State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) were connected to the grid and officially put into operation. The offshore wind farm is located in eastern China’s Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province, 43 kilometers off the coast, making it the most distant offshore … Continue reading China’s farthest offshore wind farm officially put into operation

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innogy signs long-term service contract with Senvion for its 295 MW offshore wind farm Nordsee Ost

Senvion has been awarded a four-year service contract of innogy SE for the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm following a competitive tender process. Senvion has been responsible for the service of the in total 48 wind turbines since their installation in 2014. The existing contract has been replaced ahead of schedule by a new service … Continue reading innogy signs long-term service contract with Senvion for its 295 MW offshore wind farm Nordsee Ost

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EDF Renewables and Shell Invest in New Jersey Offshore Wind Power

EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell) announced today that they have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC to co-develop OCS-0499 lease area within the New Jersey Wind Energy Area (WEA).  The lease area holds the potential to produce approximately 2,500 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind energy … Continue reading EDF Renewables and Shell Invest in New Jersey Offshore Wind Power

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Wind Energy Industry to hold 1st Global Offshore Wind Summit in Taipei

The Summit on 25 April will be organized by the Global Wind Energy Council and the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) and supported by the Taiwan International Ports Corporation and The Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association, and is endorsed by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Ministry of Transportation and Communications. The event will … Continue reading Wind Energy Industry to hold 1st Global Offshore Wind Summit in Taipei

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EDP Renewables and Shell joint venture wins offshore wind energy auction

A new EDP Renewables and Shell joint venture, Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, aims to provide cleaner energy solutions using the power of wind. Mayflower Wind Energy LLC (Mayflower) is the provisional winner of block 0521 in today’s offshore wind auction hosted by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Mayflower bid $135M for the exclusive … Continue reading EDP Renewables and Shell joint venture wins offshore wind energy auction

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Shell and EDP Renewables joint venture wins offshore wind power auction

Mayflower Wind Energy LLC (Mayflower) is the provisional winner of block 0521 in today’s offshore wind auction hosted by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Mayflower bid $135 million for the exclusive rights to develop the federal commercial wind energy lease on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) located off the coast of Massachusetts. Mayflower … Continue reading Shell and EDP Renewables joint venture wins offshore wind power auction

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Record-smashing auction dramatically expands Massachusetts’ offshore wind energy potential

Equinor, Mayflower Wind Energy, and Vineyard Wind placed winning bids totaling $405 million to begin planning wind farms. A highly-competitive auction for three offshore wind lease areas off the coast of Massachusetts concluded today with winning bids totaling a record-breaking $405 million dollars from Equinor; Mayflower Wind Energy, a Royal Dutch Shell and EDP Renewables … Continue reading Record-smashing auction dramatically expands Massachusetts’ offshore wind energy potential

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Siemens Gamesa and Aalborg University to lead EU-funded R&D project to make offshore wind energy one of the most affordable energy sources

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Aalborg University (AAU) in Denmark will lead the new i4Offshore research and development project focused on significantly reducing the cost of offshore wind power. Officially entitled “Integrated Implementation of Industrial Innovations for Offshore Wind Cost Reduction”, the project is supported by a European Union (EU) grant of nearly 20 … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa and Aalborg University to lead EU-funded R&D project to make offshore wind energy one of the most affordable energy sources

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CleanWinTur biofouling solutions for offshore wind turbines

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), NDT Consultants, Brunel University London, Reece Innovation, InnoTecUK, 3-Sci and E.ON have joined forces to launch a new and innovative project named CleanWinTur. The project which has been funded by Innovate UK, aims to research practical solutions to minimise the impacts of biofouling on Offshore Wind Turbines (OWT). Offshore … Continue reading CleanWinTur biofouling solutions for offshore wind turbines

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SOC, Subsea 7 secure contract for US offshore wind energy project

Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC), in combination with Subsea 7, has been awarded its first US offshore wind project by Ørsted Wind Power North America LLC, who are constructing the project for Dominion Energy. This turnkey cable supply and cable installation contract for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) Project marks the continued success of a global … Continue reading SOC, Subsea 7 secure contract for US offshore wind energy project

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Moray East Signs Firm Wind Energy Order with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

MHI Vestas will supply 100 V164-9.5 MW wind turbines for the 950 MW wind power project to be installed in Scotland’s Moray Firth. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind celebrated financial close today with Moray East for the 950 MW Moray East Offshore Wind Farm as the offshore wind turbine manufacturer signed a firm wind turbine supply … Continue reading Moray East Signs Firm Wind Energy Order with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

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