offshore wind

CIP, Ignitis Renewables Win Second Estonian Offshore Wind Tender

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), through its Growth Markets Fund II, and Ignitis Renewables have won the auction-based competitive tender for the development of an offshore wind farm in the Liivi 1 seabed area in Estonia, having placed the highest bid of EUR 1.16 million Having previously won the Liivi 2 site in Estonia’s first offshore […]

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EU Adds 17 GW New Wind Energy In 2023, Fails To Meet 30 GW Target

A latest data by WindEurope found that European Union (EU) built 17 GW of new wind farms in 2023. The report also said that the EU installed 14 GW of onshore and 3 GW of offshore wind energy. The EU report stated, “These numbers are slightly up on 2022 and are the most the EU has ever built […]

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14 Trends That Drove Change In RE Within 2023: IEA Analysis

The International Energy Agency (IEA) reviews 14 major trends that shaped 2023 and predicts future changes for energy sector in 2024. 1. 2023 Witnessed Change In Renewable Capacity Additions, driven by China’s solar PV market According to IEA , the global annual renewable capacity addition was expected to increase by almost 50% to nearly 510 […]

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Chinese Wind Manufacturer Mingyang Stakes Claim To Largest Wind Turbine

The race to be the largest continues in the Wind Turbine sector, where offshore wind has seemingly opened up a canvas of unlimited proportions for manufacturers. From size to ability to withstand high wind speeds, the race is truly on to conquer the high seas. The latest to make a strong claim is Chinese major […]

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US Grid Gets First Injection of Offshore Wind Electricity

In a significant yet unheralded milestone, an offshore wind energy turbine has become the first to send power to the US grid. marking the beginning of what many hope will be a critical source of clean power for the country. Danish wind energy developer Ørsted and the utility Eversource announced on Dec 7 that the […]

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These Fashion Behemoths are Investing in 500 MW Wind Project of Bangladesh

Global fashion brands BESTSELLER and H&M Group are investing in Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) first offshore wind project in Bangladesh. It is an offshore wind project for a capacity of 500 MW. Currently, it is in the phase of early-stage development by CIP in partnership with Summit Power, a firm that develops, owns and operates […]

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UK, German Moves To Support Offshore Wind Point To Challenges Ahead

Ørsted’s Travails World’s biggest  offshore wind energy developer- Danish firm Ørsted on November 1 this year announced ceasing developing two of its proposed offshore wind projects in the United States (US) at the cost of around £3bn in penalties. These projects were slated to come up at New Jersey off the US coast. They had […]

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UK Supports Slumping Offshore Wind Sector With 66% Hike In Auction Prices

The UK, which has been one of the largest offshore wind markets until now, has moved to limit the damage and recover lost ground after a series of offshore wind projects were threatened or cancelled. The projects in the UK, and other regions, notably the US, were all cancelled due to rising costs and maintainance […]

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EU, US Frontrunners In Offshore Wind Patents: IRENA Report

A latest joint report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the European Patent Office (EPO) claimed that patents over offshore wind technologies are on the rise globally. The report titled; Offshore Wind Energy Patent Insights Report showed that between 2002-2022 patent filings for offshore wind technologies grew on average by 18%. This growth […]

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