Offshore Wind Energy

Siemens Gamesa Bags Order For 640 MW Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has finally received the firm order for the 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind plant in Taiwan. Following its selection as the preferred supplier in May 2018, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received the firm order by wpd offshore to supply the 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind power plant in Taiwan. […]

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EDP and Engie Join Forces To Enter Offshore Wind Sector

This ambitious alliance follows EDPR and ENGIE’s successful six-year cooperation as consortium partners in the Dieppe Le Tréport and Yeu Noirmoutier fixed offshore wind projects in France and Moray East and Moray West in the UK. French Power utility, Engie and Portugal’s largest electricity operator EDP have announced the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding […]

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Cabinet Approves RE Pact Between India and Denmark with Focus on Offshore Wind Energy

The objective of the cooperation agreement is to promote cooperation between the two countries in the field of renewable energy with a special focus on offshore wind. The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for a Cooperation Agreement between Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of India and Ministry […]

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Declaration Calls For More Ocean-Based Renewables

We must reconcile the desire to expand offshore renewables with the necessity to preserve our marine environment. The Belgian government recently organised a major international conference on ‘Climate Change and Oceans Preservation.’ The Belgian government asked WindEurope to run the panel on the happy co-existence of ocean energy and biodiversity. The panel comprised EU Commissioner […]

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Biggest Offshore Wind Farm to Power Up this Week

When completed will be twice the capacity of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. Danish wind energy solutions provider, Ørsted, has announced that its Hornsea 1 wind farm off the coast of Yorkshire (Britain) is to supply its first power to the UK electricity grid this week. The Danish developer will be installing the first […]

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US DOE Announces $28 Million for Offshore Wind Energy

ATLANTIS projects will develop new technologies for floating, offshore wind turbines (FOWTs) using the discipline of control co-design (CCD). The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $28 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program, Aerodynamic Turbines, Lighter and Afloat, with Nautical Technologies and Integrated Servo-control (ATLANTIS). ATLANTIS […]

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MNRE Seeks Suggestions on Draft Offshore Wind Energy Lease Rules

The ministry has provided a timeline until  February 25, 2019, for interested stakeholders to submit their suggestions. The National Offshore Wind Energy Policy provides only a basic framework for the development of offshore wind energy in the country. And now the Ministry has opened its new Draft Offshore Wind Energy Lease Rules for comments/suggestions/views from […]

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