Floating Offshore Wind: Aker Solutions, Principle Power Get 1 GW Contract

Haewoori Offshore Wind 2 (500MW) and 3 (500MW), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner’s (CIP) floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Ulsan, Korea have awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to Aker Solutions and Principle Power for the floating foundations. As part of the scope, Aker Solutions will coordinate the design and delivery of […]

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SECI Issues Bids For 4 GW Offshore Wind Projects Near Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids for the development of offshore wind energy of a total capacity of 4 GW. The bids invited are for four blocks of 1 GW each on an open access basis, for the development of offshore wind power projects off the coast of Tamil Nadu, through […]

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BUDGET: FM Announces Support For RTS, Offshore Wind and EV Manufacturing

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the Union Budget 2024 today. Speaking in Lok Sabha, the finance minister discussed the recently announced Pradhan Mantri (PM) Suryodaya Scheme. On January 22, PM Narendra Modi announced the connection of one crore households with rooftop solar. In her budget speech, the finance minister talked about the savings of […]

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Aker Plans First Subsea Power System For Floating Offshore Wind Power

Aker Solutions has signed a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract with the Marine Energy Test Centre (METCentre) in Norway to pilot new subsea power system technology which has the potential to significantly reduce costs and complexity of offshore wind farms. The project will see Aker Solutions provide new power transmission technology, Subsea Collector, for […]

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Offshore Wind Projects Will Need Nod From 6 Ministries, Say Govt Rules

The Ministry of External Affairs has notified the new rules to regulate the leasing mechanism for offshore wind projects in India. The new rules are called Offshore Wind Energy Lease Rules, 2023. The new rules of the ministry said that no person or entity should install offshore wind energy projects or offshore transmission projects without […]

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Subsidy-Free Offshore European Wind Bids On The Rise: GlobalData Report

The latest report by GlobalData, a data and analytics company, claimed that European countries are witnessing increased subsidy-free wind energy bids due to intense competition. However, the report said several factors have also led to the undersubscription of renewable energy auctions.  GlobalData’s latest report titled ‘Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2023’ pointed out that the […]

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New South Wales Attracts $43 Billion Potential Investments For 17 GW Renewables

In what could be called as a great show of trust in the renewable sector, the New South Wales (NSW) state government (Australia) has announced that the Illawarra Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) has attracted A$43 billion worth of potential investments in response to a call for expressions of interest for large-scale energy and green manufacturing […]

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Sweden Embarks on 120 TWh Offshore Wind Energy

Sweden has come up with a massive new marine plan wherein the government has committed itself to develop 120 TWh offshore wind energy in the coming few years to fulfil the power needs of the country. The Swedish Energy Agency has already identified three key areas to begin with. The Swedish government has identified three […]

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Italy Renewables Problem Continues; Wind Energy Auction Highly Undersubscribed

The conundrum of Italy’s renewable sector continues unabatedly as it’s evident from the results of its latest renewables auction published. The Italian government had about 3,300 MW of renewable energy on offer. This also included the non-awarded capacity from the previous auction which also witnessed under-subscription. The travesty continued this time too and the government […]

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