offshore wind

Decline In Wind Growth Puts German and EU Renewable Targets at Risk

The growth of onshore wind energy is collapsing in Germany, jeopardizing both the German and EU renewables targets. Germany installed just 134 MW of new onshore wind farms in the first quarter of 2019 – the country’s worst first quarter for onshore installations since 2000. And is likely to install a total of just 1-2 […]

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Ørsted Takes FID on Two Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Denmark-based power company has announced that it has taken the final investment decision (FID) on the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan.  Prior to the FID, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs approved Ørsted’s local supply chain plan, and subsequently, Ørsted has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower at the feed-in-tariff […]

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E.ON and Kyuden Mirai Energy to Co-Develop Offshore Wind Projects in Japan

E.ON intends to transfer its experience and technical know-how from its 1.8 gigawatts (GW) installed offshore wind capacity from Europe to Japan. E.ON and Kyuden Mirai Energy have signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Japan. The cooperation is focused on fixed bottom projects and starts with a study to jointly […]

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GE Renewable Energy Signs MoU Confirming Commitment to 1st French Offshore Wind Farm

This MoU terminates GE’s exclusive supplier status on the two other projects carried out by EMF. GE Renewable Energy has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) with Eolien Maritime France (EMF) confirming its commitment to provide and service Haliade 150-6MW turbines to the first French EMF offshore wind farm to be cleared of any legal […]

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Germany Brings Online Largest Offshore Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea

Arkona started its power supply to the German national grid in September 2018, and its 60 wind turbines, each producing six megawatts, reached peak production in 2019 Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Norwegian petroleum and energy minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg opened the Arkona offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea in Mukran on the German […]

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China’s CEI, French EDF Group Team Up for Offshore Wind in Jiangsu Province

China Energy Investment and Electricite de France Group (EDF Group) have signed a deal to jointly develop an offshore wind power project in China’s eastern Jiangsu province. The project is the first offshore wind power venture with both domestic and foreign investment in China. A total of 7.94 billion yuan (US$1.18 billion) will be invested, […]

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NOAA Fisheries & BOEM Sign MOU on Offshore Wind Energy

The 10-year MOU outlines several areas of mutual interest including responsible planning and siting of turbine arrays, development of sites of offshore wind power and to work with local and regional fishing interests. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), and the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) signed a 10-year Memorandum of […]

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Global Offshore Wind Capacity to Cross 81 GW by 2024

The global offshore wind energy market is expected to exceed more than 81,000 MW by 2024, growing at a CAGR of more than 25% in the given forecast period. A report by Market Research Engine said that the major driving factors of offshore wind energy market are its various advantages over its onshore counterpart is […]

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Shell and Eneco to Co-Develop Offshore Wind Farms in Dutch Part of North Sea

The wind farms are expected to have a total installed capacity of about 760 MW, which is enough to supply around 1 million households with green energy. Royal Dutch Shell has teamed up with energy solutions company Eneco and builder Van Oord to develop two wind farms in the Dutch part of the North Sea. […]

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