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Despite Record Growth in 2021, Offshore Wind Industry Falling Short of Net-zero Goals

Jun 30, 2022

The global offshore wind industry had a record year in 2021 in terms of new capacity but is still projected to fall short of the International Energy Agency's net zero goals by 2030, a Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) report said on Wednesday.More giant offshore turbines were installed in 2021 than in any previous year, with 21.1 gigawatts (GW) of capacity connected to the grid, the GWEC's 2022 global offshore wind report said…

RWE Brings Online Its First Floating Solar Plant

5 hours ago

RWE has commissioned its first floating photovoltaic (PV) project. The project consists of around 13,400 solar panels that float on a lake near the Amer power plant in Geertruidenberg, in the Netherlands’ province of Noord- Brabant. The floating solar field has an installed capacity of 6…

Canada Eyes Offshore Wind Development in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia

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The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada has started the planning phase for the Regional Assessment of Offshore Wind Development in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia. The goal of the regional assessment is to help inform future project…

Portugal's EDP to Scale Up Offshore Solar Plants in Southeast Asia

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Portugal's main utility EDP will scale up its offshore floating solar farms in Southeast Asia, hoping to get a big slice of 16 gigawatt of photovoltaic power the region is expected to install over rivers and seas by 2030.EDP Chief Executive…

U.S. to Add 6 GW of Offshore Wind Capacity Through 2029 -EIA

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Power plant developers and operators plan to install more than 6 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity at sites mostly along the U.S. eastern seaboard over the next seven years, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a report on Thursday…

Vårgrønn to Acquire Eni's Stake in Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 30, 2022

Eni's Plenitude and HitecVision on Thursday announced an agreement to expand their Norwegian renewable energy company, Vårgrønn, which they established in 2020. Under the the agreement, Vårgrønn will acquire Plenitude’s 20% interest in the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm project in the UK…

RWE, Tata Steel In Collaboration for Celtic Sea Floating Wind Projects

Jun 29, 2022

Wales’ largest electricity producer RWE has entered a partnership with steel maker Tata Steel to explore the production of steel components that could be used in gigawatt-scale floating offshore wind projects in the Celtic Sea.'The co-operation…

PHOTOS: First Dogger Bank Offshore Substation Reaches Norway

Jun 29, 2022

Following a long journey from Thailand, an offshore substation built for the massive Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the United Kingdom arrived at Aibel's yard in Haugesund on Saturday, aboard BigLift Shipping's heavy transportation vessel BigLift Baffin…

Octopus Energy Generation Buys Borssele V Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 29, 2022

A consortium of sellers, including Van Oord, has sold its shares in the Borssele V innovation offshore wind farm to Octopus Energy Generation, one of the largest renewable energy investors in Europe. Designated an innovation site, the Borssele…

VIDEO: Ørsted, DSV Test Cargo Drone Use in Offshore Wind Operations

Jun 29, 2022

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and logistics firm DSV are partnering up to test the use of cargo drones on offshore wind farms, with the aim to bring the spare parts warehouse closer to the service technicians.Ørsted said: 'Offshore wind farms are usually located far from shore…

Offshore Wind Vessels Get 'Vessel of National Interest' Designation by U.S. MARAD

Jun 28, 2022

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) last Friday designated offshore wind vessels as vessels of national interest making them eligible for financial support through the Title XI Federal Ship Financing Program (Title XI). The Federal Ship…

NOV Equipment, Design for Cadeler's Hybrid Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Jun 28, 2022

NOV confirmed Tuesday it has won contracts for the equipment and design of offshore wind installation firm Cadeler's first F-class jack-up vessel. The recently ordered F-class jack-up, is a custom version of the GustoMSC NG-20000X model designed…

Offshore Wind Giant Ørsted Names APAC Head

Jun 28, 2022

Offshore wind giant Ørsted has appointed Per Mejnert Kristensen as new President of its Region Asia Pacific. He will join Ørsted on August 1, 2022, and his taks will be to scale regional business.Ørsted has its regional commercial hub in Taipei…

Global Energy Consumption Topped Pre-pandemic Levels in 2021, says BP

Jun 28, 2022

Global energy consumption rose by 5.8% in 2021, exceeding pre-pandemic levels as economies revved up activity, while strong growth in renewable energies chipped away at fossil fuel use, according to a benchmark report by BP.Oil demand last year was 3…

Norway's Statkraft Presents Expanded Renewables 2030 Growth Plan

Jun 28, 2022

Norwegian state-owned energy firm Statkraft on Tuesday presented its expanded renewables growth strategy out to 2030 seeking to capitalise on stronger European green energy ambitions and lift power generation by up to 50%.'We have an ambition…

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