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American Clean Power Association Statement on?Interior Completing Vineyard Wind Power Review

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) ?today issued the following statement?after?the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released the final environmental analysis for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project. “By any measure, this is a breakthrough for offshore wind energy in the United States. Not even two months into a new Administration, years … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on?Interior Completing Vineyard Wind Power Review

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Iberdrola achieves environmental green light for an offshore wind farm in the US

Iberdrola has received the final environmental impact statement for its ‘Vineyard Wind 1’ offshore wind farm, which with a capacity of 800 MW will be the first large-scale project of this technology in the United States. The declaration of the Office of Ocean Energy Administration (BOEM) for the wind power project with wind turbines is … Continue reading Iberdrola achieves environmental green light for an offshore wind farm in the US

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After years of false starts, offshore wind energy is poised to take off

About 60 miles east of New York’s Montauk Point, a 128,000-acre expanse of the Atlantic Ocean is expected to produce enough electricity to power around 850,000 homes when it’s populated with wind turbines and connected to the onshore grid in the next few years. Fifteen miles off Atlantic City, New Jersey, another windy swath of … Continue reading After years of false starts, offshore wind energy is poised to take off

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Spain has the opportunity to lead floating offshore wind energy

Approximately two years ago at the Asociación Empresarial Eólica (AEE) we set up the Offshore Wind Working Group, promoted by a small group of companies interested in analyzing the opportunities that were opening up in the Spanish market for wind turbines, since some technologies Floaters were beginning to reach levels of commercial development. Floating offshore … Continue reading Spain has the opportunity to lead floating offshore wind energy

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Ocean Winds announce the collaboration with TERNA ENERGY to co-develop floating offshore wind energy in Greece

OCEAN WINDS, the Joint Venture created by EDP Renewables and ENGIE, have signed a collaboration agreement with TERNA ENERGY to co-develop floating offshore wind projects in the Greek seas. OCEAN WINDS has a wide portfolio composed of 1.5 GW under construction and 4 GW under development, and with the target of reaching 5 to 7 … Continue reading Ocean Winds announce the collaboration with TERNA ENERGY to co-develop floating offshore wind energy in Greece

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Is offshore wind energy also reaching the Black Sea?

The publication of the European Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy last November 2020 has been followed by a number of new Government commitments for the development of offshore wind, including Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Greece and Spain. The EU Strategy envisages offshore wind development in all European Seas and promises the creation of regional cooperation groups in … Continue reading Is offshore wind energy also reaching the Black Sea?

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Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm generates first power

RWE has taken a significant step towards achieving full power at its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm, with the first generation of electricity. The generation milestone follows the successful delivery of vital onshore and offshore electrical infrastructure on schedule, and despite the challenges of constructing during the Coronavirus pandemic. The RWE-led Triton Knoll project began … Continue reading Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm generates first power

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China installs half of new offshore wind energy capacity by 2020

China was in 2020 for the third consecutive year the world leader in new wind turbines for offshore wind power, with more than 3 gigawatts of new offshore wind farm capacity, according to the Global Wind Energy Council. “Although China was first hit by the COVID-19 epidemic, the impact on the offshore wind sector was … Continue reading China installs half of new offshore wind energy capacity by 2020

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EDP plans to build a floating offshore wind farm in Asturias

EDP ??plans to invest around 2,000 million euros in the period 2021-2025 and is committed to the development of floating offshore wind power off the coast of Asturias. At a press conference on the occasion of the presentation of the strategic plan of the Portuguese energy company, the financial director of the group and CEO … Continue reading EDP plans to build a floating offshore wind farm in Asturias

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China installed half of new global offshore wind energy capacity during 2020 in record year

China leads the world in new annual offshore wind turbines installations for the third year in a row with over 3 GW of new offshore wind farm capacity in 2020.Steady growth in Europe, driven by the Netherlands and Belgium, accounts for majority of the remaining new offshore wind power installations in 2020, along with the … Continue reading China installed half of new global offshore wind energy capacity during 2020 in record year

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Iberdrola makes record investments of €9.24 billion (+13%) and posts €3.61 billion (+4.2%) net profit

Investments in renewables and grids to accelerate recovery. 91% of investments went to renewables and grids. Installed capacity grew by 4,000 MW in the past 12 months to 35,000 MW of green assets Renewable projects. Over 17,000 MW under construction as part of a 74,400 MW pipeline, after adding 25,000 MW in 2020 Offshore wind: … Continue reading Iberdrola makes record investments of €9.24 billion (+13%) and posts €3.61 billion (+4.2%) net profit

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Denmark to build energy island: cross-border “hybrid” offshore wind farms are on their way

The Danish Parliament has voted in favour of the construction of an artificial energy island in the North Sea which will serve as an energy hub for offshore wind. The plan is that the island will be connected to multiple countries’ electricity networks. When fully connected, it will help transmit up to 10 GW of offshore … Continue reading Denmark to build energy island: cross-border “hybrid” offshore wind farms are on their way

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New wind energy project in Vietnam

The La Gan offshore wind power project in Binh Thuan province of Central Vietnam will supply electricity to more than seven million households each year, once the installation of a system with 3.5 gigawatts (GW) of capacity is completed. It is the construction of the wind power plant promoted by the Danish group Copenhagen Infrastructure … Continue reading New wind energy project in Vietnam

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Acciona and SSE Renewables will develop offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal

ACCIONA and SSE Renewables have signed an exclusive agreement to develop offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal. The two companies will also explore joint opportunities in other markets. ACCIONA and SSE Renewables plan to establish a 50% joint venture that will combine ACCIONA’s strength as a developer and operator of renewable facilities in … Continue reading Acciona and SSE Renewables will develop offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal

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Floating wind power in Asia Pacific: Deep offshore competence and risk mitigation required

Offshore wind energy is coming of age. Maturity, cost competitiveness, and reliability of the technology have improved significantly over the last 10 years – making offshore wind one of the most attractive clean energy technologies in the world today. Some of the main drivers which make offshore wind an attractive option include its minimal siting … Continue reading Floating wind power in Asia Pacific: Deep offshore competence and risk mitigation required

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Siemens Gamesa receives order for 448 MW Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind project

Leading France’s wind power revolution, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the firm order from the EDF Renewables-Enbridge-wpd consortium for the 448 MW Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind power project. Located 10 km off the Bessin coast, the project brings the total capacity awarded to Siemens Gamesa by the consortium in France to approx. 1 GW. … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives order for 448 MW Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind project

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U.S. offshore wind power is set to take off within the next decade

America’s shores possess world-class wind resources that represent a once-in-a-generation economic opportunity. AWEA’s U.S. Offshore Wind Power Economic Impact Assessment finds offshore wind will attract $57 billion investment into the U.S. economy and deliver up to 83,000 well-paying U.S. jobs by 2030. This economic output will play an essential role in post-pandemic recovery while also … Continue reading U.S. offshore wind power is set to take off within the next decade

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Iberdrola plans the first floating offshore wind power plant in Spain

With a capacity of 300 MW with wind turbines, it represents an opportunity to develop value chain in the country and position the Spanish industry as an international benchmark. Industrial and employment hub: design and engineering could start this year. Until its entry into operation in 2026, it would generate more than 2,800 jobs / … Continue reading Iberdrola plans the first floating offshore wind power plant in Spain

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The global race to produce hydrogen with offshore wind

Last year was a record breaker for the UK’s wind power industry. Wind generation reached its highest ever level, at 17.2GW on 18 December, while wind power achieved its biggest share of UK energy production, at 60% on 26 August. Yet occasionally the huge offshore wind farms pump out far more electricity than the country … Continue reading The global race to produce hydrogen with offshore wind

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Siemens Gamesa and CrossWind partner up at Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind energy project

Contract executed for the delivery of the 69 SG 11.0-200 DD offshore wind turbines and 15-year service and maintenance agreement for the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm.First project for Siemens Gamesa with joint venture partner Shell; second offshore project with joint venture partner EnecoThird project of Dutch national offshore wind roadmap based … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa and CrossWind partner up at Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind energy project

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