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Natural Power advises on one of Taiwan’s largest offshore wind power projects

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, is delighted to have acted as technical advisor to a consortium of Japanese investors led by Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”) for the agreement of a significant equity position with international wind farm developer WPD on the Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm. The transaction will see Sojitz and its … Continue reading Natural Power advises on one of Taiwan’s largest offshore wind power projects

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Siemens Gamesa is on track with the new SG 10.0-193 DD wind turbine for the world’s first zero subsidy offshore wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Vattenfall are collaborating to realize the supply of wind turbines at these offshore wind power plants being developed in Dutch waters. Pending final developments, the new SG 10.0-193 DD turbines could be installed at Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 and Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4 projects. The HKZ 1&2 project … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa is on track with the new SG 10.0-193 DD wind turbine for the world’s first zero subsidy offshore wind farm

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China and France to develop offshore wind power project

China’s energy giant has partnered with a leading power company in France to jointly develop an offshore wind power project in east China’s Jiangsu Province. China’s energy giant has partnered with a leading power company in France to jointly develop an offshore wind power project in east China’s Jiangsu Province, Xinhua’s news agency wrote on … Continue reading China and France to develop offshore wind power project

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American Wind Energy Association statement on Maryland’s Clean Energy Jobs Act

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement reacting to the Maryland General Assembly passing a 50 percent by 2030 RPS. “We congratulate the Maryland General Assembly for passing Clean Energy Jobs Act, important legislation that will double the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) from 25% by 2020 to 50% by 2030, including … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association statement on Maryland’s Clean Energy Jobs Act

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European offshore wind energy: the story behind the success

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson gave a keynote speech at the leading US offshore event, the International Offshore Wind Patterning Forum (IPF 2019) in New York. He set out the lessons learned from the EU’s offshore success story. In particular he urged US States to resist the temptation to impose local content rules. He stressed the … Continue reading European offshore wind energy: the story behind the success

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Offshore Wind Power Majors to Attend CMT’s OWP Japan in Tokyo this May

CMT’s OWP Japan (Offshore Wind Power) summit in Tokyo on 15-17 May 2019, zooms in on Japan’s emerging offshore wind power market – bidding and government targets, cost reduction strategies, latest advancement in floating wind technologies and more. Japan is looking into offshore wind power to decarbonize its economy by 2050. CMT’s OWP Japan will … Continue reading Offshore Wind Power Majors to Attend CMT’s OWP Japan in Tokyo this May

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MHI Vestas To Supply Five V164-9.5 MW Wind Turbines for Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

With a maximum capacity of 50 MW, and MHI Vestas now confirmed, Kincardine looks to set a new standard in floating offshore wind as the industry advances toward utility scale projects. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind confirms a firm order, signed in 2018 with Spanish developer and construction company Cobra Group, part of the ACS Group, … Continue reading MHI Vestas To Supply Five V164-9.5 MW Wind Turbines for Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

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Ørsted participates in tender for Holland Coast South 3&4 offshore wind farm

Ørsted will be submitting a bid in the Dutch offshore wind tender for Holland Coast South 3&4. As part of its proposal to the Dutch government, Ørsted has already taken the final investment decision on the project and is working to establish green hydrogen projects based on power from its Dutch offshore wind farms. Henrik … Continue reading Ørsted participates in tender for Holland Coast South 3&4 offshore wind farm

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U.S. offshore wind energy generates $70 billion supply chain opportunity

America’s new offshore wind industry is taking off, and what we see now is just the tip of a vast clean energy  – and business supply chain – opportunity. A new white paper confirms this, prepared by the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW) with analysis from the Renewables Consulting Group. The study projects the … Continue reading U.S. offshore wind energy generates $70 billion supply chain opportunity

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BOEM, NOAA & Fishing Industry sign new MOU on offshore wind energy

The 10-year MOU outlines several areas of mutual interest including responsible planning and siting of turbine arrays, development of sites of offshore wind power and to work with local and regional fishing interests. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) and … Continue reading BOEM, NOAA & Fishing Industry sign new MOU on offshore wind energy

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EMEC secures US$35 million for floating wind power project

European Marine Energy Centre leads consortium from Ireland, the UK, France, the Netherlands and Germany. A €31 million (US$35m) project has been approved for an ambitious four-year floating offshore wind project. Subject to consenting, it is planned that a full-scale floating wind turbine be deployed for testing off the west coast of Ireland at a … Continue reading EMEC secures US$35 million for floating wind power project

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Prysmian supports floating wind farm in France

EPR technology proves to be the key enabler for dynamic applications. Prysmian will provide guaranteed performance thanks to an end-to-end monitoring system Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth approximately €30 million by PGL (Provence Grand Large), a floating offshore wind farm project located … Continue reading Prysmian supports floating wind farm in France

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Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction signs MOU with Dutch shipbuilder to expand offshore wind support vessels

The company is expanding its fleet of CTVs as its strong support of the government’s policy of developing indigenous offshore wind farms. aiwanese marine construction company Hung Hua Construction (HHC) signed a purchase agreement, followed by another MOU with Dutch shipbuilding company Damen for further joint cooperation, at one of the region’s largest wind energy … Continue reading Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction signs MOU with Dutch shipbuilder to expand offshore wind support vessels

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Offshore Wind Energy to Exceed 81000 MW by 2024

The global offshore wind energy market is expected to exceed more than 81,000 MW by 2024, growing at a CAGR of more than 25% in the given forecast period. A report by Market Research Engine said that the major driving factors of offshore wind energy market are  its various advantages over its onshore counterpart is … Continue reading Offshore Wind Energy to Exceed 81000 MW by 2024

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Shell and Eneco team up in bid for Dutch offshore wind power

The Netherlands plans to add a further 7,000 MW in offshore wind energy capacity between 2024 and 2030, as it seeks to turn around a track record as one of the most polluting countries in Europe. Royal Dutch Shell has teamed up with energy company Eneco and builder Van Oord in a bid to build … Continue reading Shell and Eneco team up in bid for Dutch offshore wind power

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Fred Olsen secures contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

Fred Olsen Windcarrier has secured a contract from Siemens Gamesa to transport and install wind turbines at the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwanese waters. For the contract, Fred Olsen will use one of its purpose-built jack-up installation vessels in Europe. The vehicle will start heading to Asia during the spring of 2020 to work … Continue reading Fred Olsen secures contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

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Norway preparing to expand its offshore wind energy supply chain

This week WindEurope attended the Offshore Wind Days 2019 conference in Oslo. Organised by Norwegian Energy Partners, this event gives global participants two days to discuss and analyse offshore wind market developments and supply chain challenges both in Europe and beyond. Day 1 set the scene for offshore wind on both a European and global … Continue reading Norway preparing to expand its offshore wind energy supply chain

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Program to accelerate offshore wind power in developing countries

The program will convene developing country governments, commercial developers, development partners, and wind energy experts to raise awareness around offshore wind opportunities in emerging markets and lay the groundwork for a pipeline of new projects that could be supported by World Bank or IFC financing. The World Bank Group announced a new program to fast-track … Continue reading Program to accelerate offshore wind power in developing countries

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Offshore wind power to provide 30% of UK’s electricity in new ‘Sector Deal’ boost

A government/industry partnership announced today will mean that the UK will get 30% of its electricity from offshore wind turbines by 2030. The new offshore ‘Sector Deal’ sets the groundwork for a huge boost in offshore wind energy capacity in the UK. The sector deal will set offshore wind farm capacity on course to reach … Continue reading Offshore wind power to provide 30% of UK’s electricity in new ‘Sector Deal’ boost

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Britain targets a third of electricity from offshore wind by 2030

Britain plans to generate a third of its electricity from offshore wind farms by 2030 and boost the value of exports of offshore wind services and equipment to 2.6 billion pounds a year, the government said on Thursday. Britain, which aims to lift industrial productivity as it leaves the European Union, is the world’s biggest … Continue reading Britain targets a third of electricity from offshore wind by 2030

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