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ANALYSIS-Has Britain Lost Its Climate Crown?

Sep 26, 2023

Britain, which was quick to set ambitious climate goals, is now stumbling on the path to reach net zero emissions by 2050 and facing hurdles that could resonate with nations trying to balance their targets with politics and the cost of action…

Spanish Firm Signals interest in Offshore Wind Farms in Portugal

Sep 26, 2023

Spanish renewable energy firm Capital Energy has submitted requests for a preliminary environmental analysis for three floating offshore wind farms with a total power of 2 gigawatts, Portugal's environmental agency APA said on Monday. In July…

US to Complete Offshore Wind Auctions on Schedule in 2024, Department of Interior Says

Sep 26, 2023

The Biden administration will complete its ambitious offshore wind leasing schedule on time next year, the Interior Department told Reuters, despite delays to preparatory work for the auctions and sagging demand from the industry.President Joe…

Japan's Mitsui, Canada's Northland to Build 1 GW Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Sep 22, 2023

Japan's Mitsui & Co said on Friday it had finalized a plan with Canada's Northland Power Inc. to build a 1 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind farm in Taiwan at an estimated cost of 960 billion yen ($6.5 billion). The deal comes as countries around…

GUH: Subsea Cable Failures Threatening Offshore Wind Expansion

Sep 22, 2023

UK-based trade body Global Underwater Hub (GUH) is working to tackle failures in underwater cables, which, it says, could derail global offshore wind ambitions.GUH says that the reliability of subsea cables is “paramount” to the success of offshore wind and the energy transition…

Semco Maritime Partners with KK Wind Solutions for Ørsted's Wind Farm Service Contract

Sep 21, 2023

Semco Maritime, a Danish offshore energy industry service provider, has won a new offshore wind service contract for the High voltage (HV) Services at Ørsted's German wind farms Borkum Riffgrund 1 & 2 and Gode Wind 1 & 2. In order to provide the full-scope solution requested by the client…

Ljungstrӧm to Provide Specialized Steelwork for New Jersey Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 21, 2023

Steel component provider Ljungstrӧm has signed a contract with Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. to provide specialized structural steelwork for an offshore wind project. Ocean Wind I, New Jersey's first offshore wind project developed by the Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted…

Byrne to Spearhead Equinor's US Offshore Wind Operations

Sep 20, 2023

Norwegian energy industry giant Equinor has appointed of Samuel Byrne as Vice President of Operations at Equinor Renewables Americas to lead Equinor's offshore wind operations in the U.S.Bryne most recently served as Vice President responsible…

Clean Energy Investing Loses Lustre Despite Climate Crisis: Maguire

Sep 20, 2023

Despite the heat waves, wildfires and floods that have amplified calls to accelerate the global energy transition away from fossil fuels, investors withdrew record funds from the world's largest clean energy investment vehicles so far this year…

Octopus Energy Acquires Stake in Dutch Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 19, 2023

Britain's Octopus Energy has acquired a 10% stake in the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea for an undisclosed sum, part of a wider $20 billion offshore wind investment plan, the company said on Tuesday.The wind farm…

Germany Likely to Pass 50% Mark for Renewable Power This Year - Minister

Sep 18, 2023

Germany is likely to generate more than 50% of its power from renewable energy this year but needs to ramp up the speed of its transition towards the end of the decade, Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on Monday. With demand for electricity on the rise…

Eneti's Seajacks Secures Major Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Deal

Sep 18, 2023

Eneti's offshore installation services subsidiary Seajacks UK has signed a vessel reservation agreement with an undisclosed client to transport and install turbines.With mobilization starting in the first quarter of 2027, the contract will be…

Glamox to Illuminate Havfram Wind's Newbuild WTIVs

Sep 18, 2023

Lighting solutions specialist Glamox has won a contract from the Chinese shipbuilder Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited to light Havfram Wind’s two new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIV). These new vessels will be capable of installing…

DemoSATH Floats into Action: Spain's First Floating Offshore Wind Project Powers Up

Sep 18, 2023

The floating offshore wind project DemoSATH has started generating electricity, off the coast of Spain.DemoSATH, led by the Spanish engineering firm Saitec Offshore Technologies, in collaboration with the German energy company RWE Offshore Wind and the Japanese company KEPCO…

Biden’s Offshore Wind Target Slipping Out of Reach as Projects Struggle

Sep 15, 2023

President Joe Biden’s goal to deploy 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind along U.S. coastlines this decade to fight climate change may be unattainable due to soaring costs and supply chain delays, according to forecasters and industry insiders…

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