Offshore Wind Energy

Global Solar Installations Could Touch 574 GW In 2024, Predicts BloombergNEF

The latest report by energy think tank BloombergNEF forecasts that there could be solar installations of capacity as high as 574 GW this year. The new global PV outlook report says the new installations hit 444 GW in 2023 instead of having peaked at 413 GW as was predicted earlier by BloombergNEF. The research further […]

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UK’s Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Project To Be Delayed Until 2025

United Kingdom-based renewable energy company SSE Renewables has announced that a shortage of vessels, challenging weather conditions, and supply chain issues will lead to delays in the operation of the first phase of the Dogger Bank offshore wind project – Dogger Bank A. According to the company, the project will not begin functioning until 2025. […]

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USFR To Invest $700 Million In OffShore Wind Projects On US East Coast

US-based manufacturer of steel components US Forged Rings Inc. (USFR) today announced a $700M investment in the US offshore wind industry to construct a tower fabrication facility and a steel forging plant. The company will use these two facilities to service the growing domestic offshore wind market, filling a critical supply chain gap for offshore […]

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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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World’s Largest 16 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Connected to Grid in China

The world’s largest 16 megawatts (MW) offshore wind turbine off the coast of east China’s Fujian Province has been successfully connected to the power grid and began generating electricity on July 19, 2023. The wind turbine at the Fujian offshore wind farm is operated by the China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG). The wind turbine boasts […]

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Havfram Wind to Install Turbines at Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Project for Ørsted

Offshore wind construction firm Havfram Wind has said that it has appointed by global renewable giant Ørsted to install turbines at its Hornsea 3 offshore windfarm, starting autumn 2026. The wind energy project is world largest of such kind. Havfram Wind said that it will be utilizing one of its newly built NG20000X Jack-Up Wind […]

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IPP DNV Picked as Advisor for South Korea’s Offshore Grid Plan

Independent Power Provider DNV has been picked by Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to help with the development of an offshore power grid plan. The offshore project will transfer renewable offshore wind power to South Korea. KEPCO is the largest electric utility in South Korea. The said project is slated for completion by the middle […]

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UK’s Biggest Solar Corporate PPA Signed Between Vodafone, Centrica & MYTILINEOS

Telecommunications firm Vodafone and Centrica, international energy services and solutions company, have entered into a second corporate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). They have joined hands with MYTILINEOS S.A, a leading global industrial and energy company to facilitate the output from five solar farms that are in the works in England. These will cumulatively generate 216 […]

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ANERT Seeks Floating Offshore Wind For Kerala

Kerala is on the spree to find offshore wind energy possibilities in the state to step up the renewable energy expansion. In a key development the, state’s Agency for New and Renewable Energy Research and Technology (ANERT) has signed an agreement with the Norwegian renewable energy firm World Wide Wind for exploring options to find […]

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