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RWE Submits E.on-Innogy Acquisistion Deal for EC Clearance

Jan 23, 2019

German energy group RWE AG announced that it has filed with the European Commission (EC) its planned acquisition of the renewable energy business of both E.on SE (ETR:EOAN) and Innogy SE.The landmark deal between German utilities Eon and RWE was signed in March 2018…

Cathie Associates, Blue Wind Sign Offshore Wind Deal in South Korea

Jan 23, 2019

The international geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy Cathie Associates has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Blue Wind Engineering (BWE) to cooperate on expanding within the offshore wind industry in South Korea…

Carbon Trust to Make Offshore Wind Vessels Greener

Jan 23, 2019

The Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA)  issued a Request for Information (RFI)  on the potential to reduce emissions and fuel consumption in offshore vessels. OWA plans to start a new industry competition next month.The RFI is the…

China OKs 6.7GW Offshore Wind

Jan 23, 2019

The Chinese province of Jiangsu has approved 24 offshore wind power projects with a total capacity of 6.7 gigawatts (GW).The country's state press agency Xinhua reported citing sources with the State Grid Jiangsu Electric Power Company that the newly approved projects…

Ørsted Becomes World’s Most Sustainable Energy Company

Jan 23, 2019

Denmark's Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind, surpassed more than 7,500 international, billion-dollar companies to rank fourth in the Corporate Knights' 2019 index of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.The ranking…

New Jersey Opens Offshore Wind Tax Credit Program

Jan 23, 2019

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that companies making a capital investment in offshore wind-related facilities in New Jersey can now apply for tax credits through the state’s Offshore Wind Tax Credit Program.According to NJEDA…

Germany Aims 20 GW Offshore Wind Energy by 2030

Jan 21, 2019

According to the latest figures published by Deutsche WindGuard, 1,305 offshore wind turbines with a total output of 6,382 MW (megawatts) fed into the grid in 2018.In this period,  136 new turbines with an output of 969 MW were connected to the grid…

Scandinavian Cooperation on Offshore Wind Expanded

Jan 17, 2019

The Technical University of Denmark (DTU), the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and the research institute SINTEF  have signed an agreement to work together on renewable energy, including a new joint research center on offshore wind…

GE to Test 12MW Turbine in Netherlands

Jan 17, 2019

Rotterdam's skyline will soon feature what is claimed as the world's largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine.GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind announced today that they have signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12 MW…

Ørsted Collaborates with US Fishing Coalition on Offshore Wind

Jan 17, 2019

Global developer of offshore wind farms Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has entered into a partnership agreement with Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) to improve communications between the seafood industry and offshore wind energy developers…

Ingeteam Joins Spain's First Offshore Wind Turbine

Jan 15, 2019

Spanish power technology giant Ingeteam is participating in the first bottom-fixed foundation offshore wind turbine prototype to be installed in Spain and the first of its kind in southern Europe.At the request of Estyco, the project leader…

TenneT, Vattenfall Pact on Hollandse Kust Zuid

Jan 15, 2019

European transmission system operator TenneT Holding and offshore and wind farm developer Vattenfall  have signed agreements for the offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms.The agreements concern the realisation…

MHI Vestas Expands at Ostende

Jan 15, 2019

Danish manufacturer of wind turbines MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has opened a new office in the Port of Ostend to expand its offshore wind operations at the Belgian port.“Because we will be servicing no fewer than 244 wind turbines at sea from the Port of Oostende by 2020…

Offshore Wind Market Expected to Reach $50 bln by 2023

Jan 15, 2019

The global offshore wind energy market is poised to grow over USD 49.74 billion by 2023 at an estimated CAGR of around 11.12% during the period 2017 to 2023.The growth in this sector can be attributed to the increasing demand for clean and reliable…

PKN Orlen Mulls Baltic Sea Wind Energy

Jan 14, 2019

Poland’s state-owned oil and gas giant PKN Orlenannounced that it is looking into the feasibility of a 1,200 MW wind farm in the Baltic Sea.'PKN Orlen Group company Baltic Power is about to commence surveys to assess the environmental impacts…

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