offshore wind

Poland Awards CfD to Baltica Offshore Wind Farms Worth 2.5 GW

The Polish Energy Regulatory Office has awarded a CfD to the Baltica 3 & Baltica 2 offshore wind farms with a total capacity of up to 2.5 GW. The Polish Energy Regulatory Office has awarded a Contract for Difference (CfD) to the Baltica 3 and Baltica 2 offshore wind farms with a total capacity of […]

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Global Wind Power Installations Hit Record Levels in 2020

Industry to install nearly 1 TW of new capacity from 2021 to 2030 114 GW of new wind capacity was added globally in 2020, representing an 82% increase year-over-year (YoY), according to new research from Wood Mackenzie. This is the highest global annual installation total on record.   China’s National Energy Administration reported 72 GW […]

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Biden Administration Jump-starts Offshore Wind Energy Projects

The Biden Administration has announced a set of bold actions that it believes will catalyse the offshore wind energy sector in the US, strengthen their domestic supply chain, and create good-paying, union jobs. As per the White House briefing, National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Commerce Secretary Gina […]

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EIB Co-Finances Construction of 450 MW Offshore Wind Farm in France

EIB has granted a EUR 350 mn credit line to a consortium of EDF-R, Enbridge & wpd to co-finance construction of an offshore wind farm in France The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a EUR 350 million credit line to a consortium made up of EDF Renouvelables, Enbridge and wpd to co-finance the construction of […]

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Ørsted Begins Construction at 900 MW Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

With all the permits and approvals in place, Ørsted is moving ahead with construction of the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms With all the permits and EIA approvals in place, global offshore wind leader Ørsted has announced that it is moving full speed ahead with full-scale offshore construction activities of […]

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Bechtel Supports RE Technology to Accelerate UK Offshore Wind Generation

Hexicon, Swedish floating windfarm developer and technology provider and Bechtel are partnering to deliver large-scale offshore floating wind projects along the British coastline and abroad. Bechtel is partnering with windfarm developer Hexicon to demonstrate innovative offshore wind technology for large-scale floating power generation projects off the coast of the U.K. The floating technology could be […]

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Innovations in Floating Wind Technologies Key to Further Cost Reductions

Floating offshore wind is maturing and has performed significant cost reductions over the past years. The technology allows Europe to unlock its full offshore wind potential and enables more countries to benefit from offshore wind in reaching their green transition objectives. Research and innovation remain key to the future competitiveness of floating offshore wind: the […]

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AVANGRID Offshore Wind JV Vineyard Wind 1 Achieves Key Regulatory Milestone

AVANGRID, Inc. confirmed today that the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Vineyard Wind 1. The issuance of the FEIS is the final step before a Record of Decision (ROD) from BOEM, the last approval required for construction on the project to begin. The project […]

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Global Offshore Wind O&M Market to grow to $12 Bn by 2029: WoodMac

A new report shows that the global offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to grow to reach USD 12 billion by 2029. Wood Mackenzie’s latest report shows that the global offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to grow 16 percent annually to reach USD 12 billion (EUR 10 billion) […]

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