Philip Lewis

Philip Lewis

Philip Lewis is Director Research at Intelatus Global Partners. He has extensive market analysis and strategic planning experience in the global energy, maritime and offshore oil and gas sectors.

US Working to Address Challenges in the Way of Offshore Wind Goals

Apr 03, 2023

A number of recent actions in the United States will better position the nation to meet its short- and long-term offshore wind energy targets, as outlined in the April 2023 U.S. Offshore Wind Report from Intelatus Global Partners.April brings with it the news that the U…

US Offshore Wind Pushing Forward, But Short-term Cost Concerns Linger

Mar 06, 2023

As we move into March, we note both positive and negative trends developing in the U.S. offshore wind segment.As an indication of the long-term sustainability of the offshore wind industry in the United States, federal agencies are finalizing…

Intelatus: A Month of Contrasts for U.S. Offshore Wind

Feb 02, 2023

February will be a month of contrasts for U.S. offshore wind industry. On the positive side, BOEM is moving forward with lease negotiations for an East Coast floating wind pilot array, and six developers submitted over 100 proposals in response to New York’s third offshore wind solicitation…

Offshore Wind: Floating Wind is the Future

Jan 31, 2023

$3 billion forecast to be invested in new anchor handlers to meet floating wind demand.Floating wind is an emerging technology. Currently being tested in small scale demonstration and pilot projects, global floating wind commissioned capacity at the end of 2022 was less than 200 MW…

Floating Wind to Drive U.S West Coast Port Developments

Jan 30, 2023

In recent State of the Port address, the first held since 2020, the Port of Long Beach’s Executive Director Mario Cordero discussed the port’s plan to support California’s emerging floating wind industry.The Port of Long Beach has not yet been identified as a marshalling port for any one project…

China Faces Wind Turbine and Foundation Installation Vessel Shortage

Jan 17, 2023

Over the last few weeks, we have seen three announcements by Chinese OEMs of 18-megawatt (MW) turbines. CSSC Haizhuang announced the H260-18MW turbine with a 260-meter rotor diameter. Mingyang Smart Energy has announced its new MySE 18X-28X turbine…

$3 Billion Forecast to be Invested in New Anchor Handlers to Meet Floating Wind Demand

Jan 06, 2023

Floating wind is an emerging technology. Currently being tested in small scale demonstration and pilot projects, global floating wind commissioned capacity at the end of 2022 was less than 200 megawatts (MW). By 2030, close to 11 gigawatts (GW)…

The Top 10 Offshore Wind Energy Trends to Watch in 2023

Jan 06, 2023

The drivers for global offshore wind growth look good for 2023. Global offshore wind is forecast to grow from over 60 GW at the end of 2022 to 240 GW by 2030 and over 410 GW by 2035. But the sunny outlook must be balanced with some building dark clouds…

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…

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…

Major 'Firsts' for U.S. Offshore Wind Space

Dec 08, 2022

December was a month of major “firsts” in the U.S. offshore wind space. The first federal auction for offshore wind was held for the West Coast, and the first federal leases for commercial floating wind projects were provisionally awarded. These…

Over 8 GW of Floating Wind for California, But Who Will Build It?

Dec 08, 2022

As the dust settles from Wednesday's California floating wind auction, and developers begin to discuss their plans, energy industry intelligence firm Intelatus says development of the floating wind manufacturing and installation supply chain must speed up…

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…

Intelatus: Almost 30,000 Offshore Wind Turbines to Be Installed by 2035

Nov 17, 2022

Over the last few years, many statements have been made concerning growth in offshore wind turbine and foundation installation demand. These statements have been followed, in some cases, by firm orders for high-specification vessels, mainly from established players…

US Offshore Wind Update: New Construction Kicks Off

Nov 07, 2022

October saw the first offshore construction activity for a commercial scale U.S. offshore wind farm. Two cable layers have commenced the laying of Vineyard Wind’s export cable. This important milestone was also accompanied by complaints around…

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