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Apollo Infrastructure Funds Announce Strategic Investment in US Offshore Wind Developer US Wind Inc.

Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “Apollo” or the “Firm”) today announced that certain funds managed by its affiliates (“Apollo Funds”) have made a structured investment in US Wind Inc. (“US Wind”), an offshore wind energy development company. Apollo Funds have committed to invest through convertible debt and equity up … Continue reading Apollo Infrastructure Funds Announce Strategic Investment in US Offshore Wind Developer US Wind Inc.

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Ørsted’s report for the first half year 2020

Ørsted’s Board of Directors approved the interim report for the first half-year (H1) of 2020. Our operating profit (EBITDA) amounted to DKK 9.8 billion, an 11% increase compared to the same period last year. Earnings from offshore and onshore wind farms in operation increased by 17% to DKK 8.2 billion driven by ramp-up of power … Continue reading Ørsted’s report for the first half year 2020

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Ceará has the greatest potential in Brazil for offshore wind energy

Of the seven existing offshore wind energy projects in Brazil with wind turbines, four are installed in the state of ceará, which has favorable conditions to attract investment. An unexplored treasure in Brazil. This is how experts currently value offshore wind energy, obtained through the force of the wind at sea. With gigantic power generation … Continue reading Ceará has the greatest potential in Brazil for offshore wind energy

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GWEC and ECCT sign MoU to drive Taiwan’s offshore wind power development

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop opportunities and areas for cooperation through joint advocacy initiatives and other activities to boost efforts in driving offshore wind farm developments in Taiwan. Both organisations share the view that the promotion and … Continue reading GWEC and ECCT sign MoU to drive Taiwan’s offshore wind power development

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Commissioning of the first floating wind energy platform in Santander

The Basque engineering company Saitec has installed its BlueSATH device in its final location in the Abra del Sardinero in Santander The floating marine platform has been transported from the Pontejos de Astander Dock (Astillero, Cantabria), where it was moored for set-up; to its final location, located 800 meters away from the Cantabrian coast. Afterwards, … Continue reading Commissioning of the first floating wind energy platform in Santander

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Ming Yang installs 1GW of offshore wind turbines

MingYang Smart Energy now has 1,000 MW in offshore wind turbines installed. The company reached the milestone with the Yangjiang Nanpeng Island offshore wind farm owned by China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), which will feature 73 MySE5.5-155 wind turbines. MingYang also said that its order book in offshore wind is 5.94 GW. Construction of … Continue reading Ming Yang installs 1GW of offshore wind turbines

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New offshore wind energy project in Ceará with 100 wind turbines and 1.2 GW

Located in Camocim, the complex is BI Energia’s second offshore wind power project and the fourth of its kind in the state. With 100 wind turbines and an installed capacity of 1.2 GW, the wind farm received authorization from Ibama to prepare an environmental impact study. The BI Participações e Investimentos group began the licensing … Continue reading New offshore wind energy project in Ceará with 100 wind turbines and 1.2 GW

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The first floating wind turbine is installed in the Abra de El Sardinero

Saitec company has installed in open waters, specifically in the Abra del Sardinero due to its protected conditions of waves, a floating wind platform that it has developed on a reduced scale, which is a milestone as it is the first prototype of this company installed in the sea in mainland Spain (there are two … Continue reading The first floating wind turbine is installed in the Abra de El Sardinero

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Rovco to survey Erebus floating wind energy project

The Simply Blue Energy and Total Blue Gem Wind joint venture has contracted Rovco to carry out inspection work for the wind turbines of the 96 MW Erebus floating offshore wind farm in the Celtic Sea off Wales. The work, 45 km off the Pembrokeshire coast, will begin this month and will consist of geophysical … Continue reading Rovco to survey Erebus floating wind energy project

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GWEC expects more than 205 GW of offshore wind energy to be added worldwide by 2030

GWEC anticipates that by 2030 more than 205 GW of offshore wind power capacity will be added globally, including at least 6.2 GW of floating offshore wind turbines. The figure represents a growth of 15 GW over the estimates that GWEC Market Intelligence itself made before Covid-19, demonstrating the resilience of the sector to play … Continue reading GWEC expects more than 205 GW of offshore wind energy to be added worldwide by 2030

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First wind power achieved at Blauwwind wind farm

The first of over 825,000 Dutch households is now receiving clean electricity from the Borssele III/IV offshore wind energy project as first power is flowing to the Dutch grid. As of today, the 731.5 MW Borssele III/IV offshore wind farm has achieved first power, a result of close collaboration between the Blauwwind project partners and … Continue reading First wind power achieved at Blauwwind wind farm

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UK Government announces plans to quadruple offshore wind power by 2030

The UK Government will conduct a review of current energy infrastructure at sea as it sets its sights on expanding offshore wind energy. Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng announced the move, which aims to the help the UK increase offshore wind power from 10 GW to 40 GW by 2030. It’s claimed the improvement could help … Continue reading UK Government announces plans to quadruple offshore wind power by 2030

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Assembling offshore wind turbines

The United States offshore wind energy industry is growing, with planned commitments to build 26 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind projects along the East Coast from now through 2035. This is the clean power equivalent of 26 nuclear power plants, or roughly 10 times the average electric energy used by the entire state of Delaware. … Continue reading Assembling offshore wind turbines

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The potential of Argentina’s offshore wind power

Argentina is one of the countries with the greatest potential for offshore wind energy in South America. The latest World Bank report on offshore wind energy indicates that the technical potential of this technology on the planet is 15.6 TW (terawatts), which is distributed at 5.6 TW for fixed-foundation wind turbines and 10 TW for … Continue reading The potential of Argentina’s offshore wind power

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Offshore wind energy will surge to over 234 GW by 2030, led by Asia-Pacific

With 6.1 GW of new wind power capacity added, 2019 was the best year in history for the global offshore wind farm industry and 6.6 GW is expected to be installed in 2020 despite the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.Offshore wind turbines is being seen as a major contributor to post-COVID economic recovery by governments … Continue reading Offshore wind energy will surge to over 234 GW by 2030, led by Asia-Pacific

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Offshore Wind Energy Industry Releases Economic Impact Study

Study finds 28 Gigawatts, $1.7 Billion in U.S. Treasury Revenue Achievable by 2022; Delivers $166 Billion in Offshore Wind Power Industry Investment and Supports 80,000 jobs annually by 2035. The United States has an opportunity to accelerate offshore wind energy growth, and benefit from 28 new gigawatts of clean energy and $1.7 billion in U.S. … Continue reading Offshore Wind Energy Industry Releases Economic Impact Study

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CIP to establish wind energy operations and maintenance center in Taiwan

The Danish company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) is cooperating with several Taiwanese companies to build a wind energy operations and maintenance center in the Changhua district in central Taiwan. On July 31, the CIP, and Taiwan’s Reiju Construction and CECI Engineering Consultants signed an agreement to build an operations and maintenance center, local media reported. … Continue reading CIP to establish wind energy operations and maintenance center in Taiwan

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Ørsted secure funding for renewable hydrogen project WESTKÜSTE 100 in Germany

Today, the partners of the WESTKÜSTE 100 project received funding confirmation from the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy as the first large-scale hydrogen project in Germany within the Reallabor (real-world laboratory) framework. Martin Neubert, Executive Vice President and CEO, Ørsted Offshore: “The funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economíc Affairs and … Continue reading Ørsted secure funding for renewable hydrogen project WESTKÜSTE 100 in Germany

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Latvia and Estonia plan joint wind energy project in Gulf of Riga

Estonia and Latvia have signed a memorandum of understanding that will lead to the two Baltic countries jointly developing an up to 1GW offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Riga. Latvia and Estonia plan to raise EU funding for a joint wind farm project in the Gulf of Riga, LETA was told at the … Continue reading Latvia and Estonia plan joint wind energy project in Gulf of Riga

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Japan aims for 10 GW offshore wind energy capacity by 2030

The Japan Wind Power Association said Thursday it aims to expand the country’s installed offshore wind power capacity to 10 gigawatts (GW) in 2030 and 30-45 GW in 2040. Offshore wind power currently provides only a small fraction of Japan’s electricity supply, but will grow after a law, the Offshore Wind Power Promotion Act, went … Continue reading Japan aims for 10 GW offshore wind energy capacity by 2030

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