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UK Announces Biggest Round of Its Renewable Energy Scheme

Sep 13, 2021

The British government announced on Monday the biggest auction round of its renewable energy scheme, hoping to build up enough extra offshore wind capacity to power about 8 million homes.Under its Contracts-for-Difference (CfD) scheme, qualifying…

Recycling: Aging Wind Turbines Offer Huge Opportunity for UK, Report Says

Sep 10, 2021

The UK is the world leader in installed offshore wind capacity, and with thousands of turbines nearing the end of life in the next few years, the country might become a leader in wind turbine blade recycling, a new study has found.'The wind…

Zero Subsidy: Germany Awards Offshore Wind Licenses for 2026

Sep 10, 2021

Germany's power network agency said on Thursday it had awarded licenses to build 958 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind capacity at zero subsidy for commissioning in 2026 in the country's North Sea and Baltic Sea territories.The winners of the…

ROVOP Names New President for Americas. Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities

Sep 09, 2021

Remotely operated vehicles specialist ROVOP has appointed Daniel Wheeler as its new President for the Americas, to lead the company in Houston as it prepares for its next phase of growth in the region both in oil and gas and in the emerging offshore wind sector there…

Ocean Sun, Partners Get Norwegian Gov't Green Funds

Sep 07, 2021

Norwegian floating solar tech company Ocean Sun has received, through its participation in consortiums Scatec and Norsk Hydro, the Norwegian government green funds.The funds have been granted through the Green Platform, a new initiative that…

World's First: Siemens Gamesa Makes Recyclable Offshore Wind Turbine Blades

Sep 07, 2021

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa said Tuesday it had made the world’s first recyclable wind turbine blades at its blade factory in Aalborg, Denmark.'Wind power is one of the cornerstones in the quest to tackle the climate emergency. With more…

Scandinavia's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Launched

Sep 06, 2021

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, together with Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Simon Kollerup, on Monday inaugurated Kriegers Flak, Scandinavia's largest offshore wind farm.Operated by Vattenfall, the 604 MW wind…

Norway to Support Ocean Grid Offshore Wind Project

Sep 03, 2021

The Norwegian government has set aside 82.7 million crowns ($3,86 million) to support Ocean Gird, a project that looks to develop new technology and solutions to enable a profitable development of offshore wind on the Norwegian continental shelf…

Heerema, Shimizu in Offshore Wind Pact in Japan

Sep 02, 2021

Japan-based Shimizu Corporation has signed an offshore wind partnership agreement with the Dutch offshore installation giant Heerema Marine Contractors.The cooperation, targeting the Japanese offshore wind market, is primarily focused on installing turbine foundations…

Australia to Clear Path for Offshore Wind Farms

Sep 02, 2021

Australia's conservative government introduced legislation on Thursday that could help clear the way for offshore wind farms to go ahead in a country considered to have massive offshore renewable energy potential.The long-awaited legislation will set up a framework for building…

Van Oord Set to Install Italy's First Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 01, 2021

Dutch offshore installation firm Van Oord has secured a contract to install offshore wind turbines at Italy's first offshore wind farm.The company's offshore installation vessel MPI Resolution has this week set sail to Italy where it will install the monopiles…

Cost Reduction, Optimization: DNV Updates Floating Wind Turbine Standard

Aug 25, 2021

DNV has said it has updated its DNV-ST-0119 standard for floating wind turbine structures, to include 'numerous technical improvements' that allow the industry to further optimize floating wind turbine structures while maintaining a sufficient level of safety…

Crowley, Massachusetts Maritime Academy Setting Up Offshore Wind Training

Aug 24, 2021

Crowley Maritime Corporation and Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) said Tuesday they'd create a first-of-its-kind training and workforce development program dedicated specifically to the New England region’s offshore wind energy industry…

Xodus, BSG Launch Project in U.S. to Bring Offshore Wind Jobs to Underrepresented Groups

Aug 24, 2021

UK-based energy consultancy Xodus is teaming up with Browning the Green Space (BGS) coalition to create a workforce program aiming to increase the participation of underrepresented populations in the offshore wind industry across Massachusetts…

RWE to Reorganize Renewables Business. RWE Renewables CEO Resigns

Aug 23, 2021

German renewables giant RWE has decided to reorganize its renewables businesses to better meet its growth targets in the area of renewable energies. It said Monday that Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath, RWE Renewables CEO, has opted to leave the company…

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