offshore wind

UK to Hold 4th Renewable Auction Backed by $277 M

The UK government is allocating £200 million ($277 million) to support offshore wind projects in the fourth and biggest-ever round of its flagship renewable energy scheme. The Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme is the UK government’s primary method of encouraging investment in low-carbon electricity. Launched in 2014, it is open to projects operating in Great Britain. It […]

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India, Denmark Partner on Offshore Wind Generation

India and Denmark have launched the ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’ as part of a green strategic partnership between the two nations, which will boost offshore wind power generation plans among other renewable sources. Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy R.K Singh met with Mr. Dan Jørgensen, Danish Minister for Climate, Energy […]

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ONGC to Expand RE Portfolio Through Offshore Wind

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is planning to generate electricity from wind at its vast offshore acreage in order to expand its renewable energy portfolio. Owned by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, ONGC has oil and gas fields both in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. That experience […]

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Norwegian Company gets €957,000 Grant for Mobile Offshore Wind Units

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Oceanwind has been awarded a NOK 10 million (EUR 957,000) pre-project grant from Enova, Norway’s fund for climate and energy technologies, for maturing its first commercial contracts for Mobile Offshore Wind Units (MOWUs) and WindGrid for electrification of oil and gas installations. The grant is awarded under Enova’s full scale innovative […]

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England To Favour Domestic Manufacturers For Wind Subsidies

The British Government will not allow subsidies for offshore wind development projects that do not use components made and supplied by UK based manufacturers. The new rules are likely for projects larger than 300 MW. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to grow UK offshore wind generation to 40GW by 2030, with an additional […]

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Siemens Gamesa Confirmed as Supplier for 1044 MW Offshore Wind Projects

The collaboration between Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Hai Long Offshore Wind Project (Hai Long) has been extended to 1044 MW. The strong collaboration between Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and customer Hai Long Offshore Wind Project (Hai Long) has been extended to 1,044 MW. Siemens Gamesa’s largest offshore agreement in Taiwan to date now covers […]

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Investments Worth $810 Billion Expected in the Offshore Wind Sector This Decade

The combined capital and operational expenditure in the offshore wind sector for the decade is set to add up to a massive USD 810 billion A new report by Rystad Energy has predicted that the offshore wind industry’s global installed capacity will exceed 250 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, driven by a surge in coming projects. […]

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Total Enters 640 MW Offshore Wind Project Under Construction in Taiwan

Total will acquire a 23 percent interest in Yunlin Holding, the owner of 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind farm located off the coast of Taiwan Total has signed an agreement with wpd to acquire a 23 percent interest in Yunlin Holding GmbH, the owner of Yunlin offshore wind farm located off the coast of Taiwan, […]

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