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Iberdrola aims to design offshore wind farms that protect the environment

Offshore wind energy projects will be key to the growth of the electric utility, which has around 1,300 MW in operation and a further 5,500 MW under construction or secured. Iberdrola’s offshore wind farms will respect nature to the fullest extent possible and contribute to improving the diversity of life in the oceans. This is … Continue reading Iberdrola aims to design offshore wind farms that protect the environment

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RWE selects certification partner for its F.E.W. Baltic II offshore wind farm

RWE chooses UL Solutions for certification of the design fundamentals; Certification will be carried out in accordance with global standards and in consultation with the Polish Register of Shipping, an independent and recognized local expert institution.As the second-largest player in the global offshore wind power industry and one of the five largest domestic onshore operators, … Continue reading RWE selects certification partner for its F.E.W. Baltic II offshore wind farm

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Continued expansion in offshore and onshore wind energy

Today, Ørsted’s Board of Directors approved the interim report for the first half year of 2022. Operating profit (EBITDA) for the first half of the year amounted to DKK 13.0 billion, in line with the same period last year. EBITDA excluding new partnerships increased by 48 % to DKK 11.4 billion. Net profit amounted to DKK … Continue reading Continued expansion in offshore and onshore wind energy

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How Spain has taken the lead in R&D of floating wind energy

Despite the fact that Spain is the fifth country in the world in terms of installed wind power, if we talk about offshore wind power (or marina) we realize that there is still everything to do. The main reason is the technical complexity (but also the economic effort) involved in installing wind turbines of this … Continue reading How Spain has taken the lead in R&D of floating wind energy

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Consultation begins on Australia’s first offshore wind energy zones

Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy (Minister), Chris Bowen, declared six proposed areas in Australian Commonwealth waters off Gippsland in Victoria for offshore renewable energy projects (Proposal), as shown in the below map. This declaration is the first made under the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Act 2021 (OEI Act) and provides some certainty to those … Continue reading Consultation begins on Australia’s first offshore wind energy zones

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Iberdrola completes 90% of the manufacturing of the transition parts of Baltic Eagle

The manufacture of these parts will require 800 jobs and the participation of some 30 local suppliers. With a capacity of 476 MW, Baltic Eagle will supply 475,000 households with renewable energy. The Iberdrola group continues to make progress in the construction of the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, the second major site of this … Continue reading Iberdrola completes 90% of the manufacturing of the transition parts of Baltic Eagle

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Triple Annual Deployment of Clean Energy by 2030

ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on House Passage of Historic Inflation Reduction Act. Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA). The IRA provides unprecedented multi-year policy certainty for clean energy and will now be sent to President Joe Biden to … Continue reading Triple Annual Deployment of Clean Energy by 2030

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Massachusetts commits to 5.6 GW offshore wind power target

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a new renewable energy bill that will reform the state’s offshore wind procurement process and commits to a 5,600 MW target. The bill, passed by the state legislature on July 31, codifies Massachusetts’ commitment to purchase 5.6 GW by 2030, enough to power two million homes. Massachusetts has already contracted … Continue reading Massachusetts commits to 5.6 GW offshore wind power target

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Sweden: Making up lost ground on offshore wind power

Over the last few months the Swedish Government has made important announcements on offshore wind. Sweden does not yet use the full offshore wind potential its large coastlines offer. But they want to make up the lost ground. And the wind industry is lining up impressive gigawatt-scale projects in Swedish waters. Sweden is Europe’s biggest … Continue reading Sweden: Making up lost ground on offshore wind power

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California adopts offshore wind power goals of 25 GW by 2045

The Morro Bay Wind Energy Area covers about 276 square miles off the central California coast.The California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted a report establishing offshore wind goals that, state officials say, move California one step closer to development of wind energy off the state’s coast. Preliminary findings in the recently released report, Offshore Wind Energy … Continue reading California adopts offshore wind power goals of 25 GW by 2045

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Iberdrola starts construction of the 1,400 MW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in the UK

The wind power plant will be part of a 3,300 MW macro-complex, called the East Anglia Hub, which will involve an investment of €7.7 billion. Iberdrola has begun construction in the UK of the East Anglia Three offshore wind farm, which will have a capacity of 1,400 megawatts (MW), enough to supply 1.3 million homes … Continue reading Iberdrola starts construction of the 1,400 MW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in the UK

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RWE invests more than €5 billion in green technologies

New wind farms, solar plants and battery systems with an installed capacity of 1.2 gigawatts commissioned in the first half of 2022 – about 20% more electricity generated from renewables. RWE is actively forging ahead with the implementation of its Growing Green strategy. In the first half of 2022, the Group invested about €2 billion in the expansion … Continue reading RWE invests more than €5 billion in green technologies

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Newly Adopted Offshore Wind Goals from California Energy Commission Show State is Prepared to “Go Big” on Offshore Wind and Stand Up First-of-its-Kind Renewable Energy Industry on the West Coast

The state energy commission adopted new offshore wind planning goals of 2-5 GW by 2030 and 25 GW by 2045—the two targets recommended by clean energy companies and a coalition of environmental groups, labor, and environmental justice advocates. merican Clean Power-California (ACP-CA) released the statement below on behalf of Alex Jackson, Director of American Clean … Continue reading Newly Adopted Offshore Wind Goals from California Energy Commission Show State is Prepared to “Go Big” on Offshore Wind and Stand Up First-of-its-Kind Renewable Energy Industry on the West Coast

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Ørsted extends its 100% renewable electricity target to all suppliers

Ørsted has set a clear expectation towards all suppliers to use 100 % renewable electricity by 2025, becoming the first energy company in the world to do so. The commitment builds on learnings from Ørsted’s existing supply chain decarbonisation programme, first established in 2020, and supports the company’s industry-first science-based 2040 net-zero target. The company … Continue reading Ørsted extends its 100% renewable electricity target to all suppliers

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Danish wind power Vestas lost 884 million euros in the first half

Vestas, dedicated to the manufacture and sale of wind turbines, presented this Wednesday a net loss of 884 million euros in the first half. The result is explained by problems in the global supply chain, inflation, asset impairment losses and the costs derived from Vestas’ withdrawal from the Russian market due to the war in … Continue reading Danish wind power Vestas lost 884 million euros in the first half

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Colombia announces the first offshore wind energy tender

The Colombian Ministry of Mining and Energy has launched the country’s first offshore wind lease round and expects to grant permits for the use of marine areas in the second half of 2023. The Colombian government published a resolution early last week that establishes the rules, requirements and conditions for bidding procedures for marine areas, … Continue reading Colombia announces the first offshore wind energy tender

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Hong Kong Power to Seek Approval for Offshore Wind Farm

Hong Kong-based CLP Holdings Ltd. will submit an offshore wind project for approval as it seeks to capitalize on falling renewable energy costs and as surging prices of fossil fuels bite. CLP, one of the two main electricity generators in the city, will seek government consent for the project in a forthcoming development plan, Chief … Continue reading Hong Kong Power to Seek Approval for Offshore Wind Farm

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Dominion Energy Receives Approval from Virginia 2,6 GW Offshore Wind Power Project

Up to $6 billion in fuel savings possible for customers during project’s first decade of operation, if ongoing commodity pressures continue Wind farm will generate enough clean, renewable energy to power up to 660,000 homes. Dominion Energy reached a major milestone in the development of the 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project by receiving … Continue reading Dominion Energy Receives Approval from Virginia 2,6 GW Offshore Wind Power Project

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Australia unveils six offshore regions with offshore wind energy potential

Public consultation on the proposed Gippsland coastal area for Bass Strait will begin immediately, as the newly installed government of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese works with communities, environmental groups, industry and the maritime sector to ensure that communities participate appropriately in the establishment of offshore wind. The other regions that have been designated are the … Continue reading Australia unveils six offshore regions with offshore wind energy potential

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ACP Celebrates Historic Clean Energy and Climate Victory with Senate Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, today applauded the Senate for passing the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA). The IRA provides unprecedented multi-year policy certainty for clean energy:  “This is the vote heard around the world. It puts America on a path to creating 550,000 new clean energy jobs while reducing … Continue reading ACP Celebrates Historic Clean Energy and Climate Victory with Senate Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

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