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What's in Store for US Offshore Wind?

Jan 05, 2023

January brings with it the expectation that the United States' first commercial wind farm in federal waters will start generating power by year end, the promise that permitting for close to 5 gigawatts (GW) of projects will be finalized within…

Partners to Develop Offshore Wind to Ammonia Project in Greenland

Jan 03, 2023

Norway-based H2Carrier announced it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Greenland-based Anori to develop the first commercial wind farm in Greenland with subsequent production and export of green ammonia.The wind farm is projected to comprise 1…

Wind Turbines are Already Skyscraper-sized. Is There Any Limit To How Big They Will Get?

Jan 03, 2023

In 2023, some 100 miles off the coast of northeast England, the world’s largest wind turbines will start generating electricity. This first phase of the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm development uses General Electric’s Haliade X, a turbine…

Greencoat Renewables Buys Stake in German Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 03, 2023

Greencoat Renewables has agreed to buy 22.5% of the Butendiek offshore wind farm in Germany from Marguerite Pantheon.The wind farm is located in Germany's exclusive economic zone in the North Sea and consists of 80 Siemens Gamesa 3.6 MW turbines that have been operational since 2015…

North Sea Project Launched to Explore Powering Integrated Energy Hubs with Offshore Wind

Dec 29, 2022

Neptune Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ørsted and Goal7 to investigate using offshore wind-generated electricity to power new integrated energy hubs in the UK North Sea.Integrated energy hubs have the potential to combine multiple energy systems…

Japan Restarts Offshore Wind Power Auctions with Updated Rules

Dec 28, 2022

Japan has resumed public auctions for offshore wind power projects under revised rules aimed at encouraging a wider range of operators and accelerating the development of infrastructure, the industry and land ministries said on Wednesday. The…

Ireland Grants MACs for Seven Proposed Offshore Wind Projects

Dec 27, 2022

Ireland's Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, on Friday issued Maritime Area Consents (MACs) to the first phase of seven offshore wind projects.The government said the MACs granting represented a significant…

Norwegian Government Backs Project to Develop Offshore Charging Solutions

Dec 21, 2022

The Norwegian government awarded Maritime CleanTech partner Vard Group and the Ocean Charger project partners 38 million NOK (approx. US$3.9 million) for the development of offshore charging solutions that would support zero-emissions operations at offshore wind farms…

Poland and the Baltics Eye Growth in Offshore Wind

Dec 21, 2022

Poland and the three Baltic countries, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, present a significant opportunity to expand offshore wind generation beyond the Baltic waters of Denmark, Germany and Sweden. Driven by the need to decarbonize energy supply and increase energy security…

Vattenfall: Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone's Capacity Expanded to More Than 4.2 GW

Dec 21, 2022

Swedish energy firm Vattenfall said Wednesday that the capacity for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone in the UK would be increased to more than 4.2 GW.Vattenfall said that the expansion would not have any extra impact on local residents, with the construction taking place within existing plans…

RWE Selects Offshore Construction Base for Giant Offshore Wind Project in the UK

Dec 21, 2022

German renewable energy firm RWE has selected Port of Blyth as offshore construction base for its 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects.'Commissioned in December 2000, Blyth was home to the UK’s first offshore wind turbine pilot project…

Seajacks Lines Up Transport & Install Work for WTIV Nessie

Dec 19, 2022

Eneti announced on Monday that its subsidiary Seajacks UK has signed a contract with an undisclosed client to transport and install offshore wind turbines for a project commencing in the first half of 2025.The contract will be performed by the…

Shell, Mitsubishi's Eneco Win Rights to Build 760MW Wind Farm in Dutch North Sea

Dec 16, 2022

Shell and Mitsubishi's subsidiary Eneco have won the bid to build an offshore wind farm at Hollandse Kust (west) lot VI, located in the North Seaoffshore the Netherlands. Shell said Thursday that the project would have an installed capacity of approximately 760 MW…

How Do Floating Wind Turbines Work?

Dec 12, 2022

Northern California has some of the strongest offshore winds in the U.S., with immense potential to produce clean energy. But it also has a problem. Its continental shelf drops off quickly, making building traditional wind turbines directly on the seafloor costly if not impossible…

First US Floating Wind Auction Closes

Dec 07, 2022

Five developers selected to build the first floating wind farms in U.S. federal watersTo support the California Energy Commission’s planning goals of 2-5 GW of offshore wind by 2030 and 25 GW by 2045 as well as a federal target to deploy 15 GW of floating wind by 2035…

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