offshore wind

Mainstream And Aker Offshore Wind Join Hands For 27-GW Portfolio

Renewable energy players Mainstream Renewable Power and Aker Offshore Wind have announced that they have inked an agreement to combine the two companies to create a stronger renewable energy company with a 27 GW portfolio. The official statement of the companies holds that the new company will foray into solar, onshore wind and bottom-fixed and […]

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2021 Best Year Ever With 21.1 GW Expansion For Offshore Wind, Says GWEC

The latest Global Offshore Wind Report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) asserts that the offshore wind industry enjoyed its best-ever year in 2021, with 21.1 GW of new capacity connected to the grid. The launch of the report would also coincide with the United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon. The report stated that […]

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Sluggish Offshore Wind Digitalization will Stunt Industry’s Growth

Owners and operators of offshore wind projects need to rapidly accelerate their adoption of digitalization in a bid to head off the impact of soaring costs and supply chain challenges to retain the industry’s growth. ONYX Insight, a leading provider of data analytics and engineering expertise in the global wind industry has maintained. Despite the […]

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US and Germany Set Offshore Wind Target Of 30 GW By 2030

Close on the heels of the G7 meeting in Berlin, German and US officials last week inked a joint declaration on how to walk together in the area of climate and energy, after forming four working groups earlier this year in preparation for the partnership, two of which are specifically dedicated to offshore wind and […]

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Three Norway RE Firms make ‘Hydepoint’ for offshore green hydrogen production

Three major renewable energy players based out of Norway have joined forces to develop a combined offshore wind energy substation and an offshore hydrogen factory in the seas of Norway. Arendals Fossekompani, Kongsberg and Moreld are the collaborating companies who will have equal shares in a new company called ‘Hydepoint.’ The official statement of the three companies reveals […]

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Masdar Signs Agreement with Kyrgyzstan to Develop 1GW Renewable Projects

The Central Asian economies are looking to diversify their energy basket in order to reduce their carbon emissions and reduce dependence on fossil fuels which are mostly imported. In the latest development, United Arab Emirates based clean energy company Masdar has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Energy of Kyrgyzstan in […]

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Rhode Island plans 600-MW offshore wind procurement

The smallest state in the United States, Rhode Island’s Governor Dan McKee has announced that legislation has been introduced which would require a market-competitive procurement of approximately 600 MW of new offshore wind capacity If enacted, the legislation would require Rhode Island’s primary utility company to issue a procurement no later than 15 August 2022. […]

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Mainstream Renewable, Aker buy 50% stake in 800MW offshore wind plant in Japan

Wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power and Aker Offshore Wind have closed a deal which will give them a 50% stake in a 800 megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind project in Japan, the companies said on Monday. The other 50% stake in the project belongs to renewable energy project developer Progression Energy. Mainstream is […]

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Eolus to Buy 16 Wind Turbines from Siemens Gamesa for Sweden Projects

Eolus, the leading wind power developer in the Nordic region, has signed an agreement with Siemens Gamesa, according to which the latter will deliver 16 wind turbines for upcoming wind projects in Skallberget-Utterberget and Tjarnas, Sweden. The first project, which is based in the Avesta Municipality in Skallberget-Utterberget, will be supplied with twelve SG 6.6-170 […]

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