offshore wind News

  • Offshore wind & transmission forum

    Last week the EU council agreed to allocate EUR 576 million to offshore wind projects within the EU, as part of the stimulus package. Nearly half of the allocation is earmarked for offshore wind transmission infrastructure projects which will provide a huge boost to the offshore wind industry and help open up the private sector investment opportunities.Green Power Conferences’ Offshore Wind and ...


    By Green Power

  • Offshore wind assessment to provide certainty

    Offshore wind energy in Scottish territorial waters will undergo strategic environmental assessment (SEA) to establish a clear and consistent approach to future development. The Scottish Government study will ensure the significant offshore wind resource is developed consistently. The move follows a strong response from developers to The Crown Estate’s call for applications for offshore wind ...


    By The Crown Estate

  • £10million to spur on innovation in offshore wind

    Innovators with novel ideas to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy are today being invited to get their ideas off the drawing board and into turbines out at sea with the launch of two competitions. As highlighted in the Offshore Wind Technology Innovation Needs Assessment (TINA) published by the Low Carbon Innovation Coordination Group (LCICG) in February this year, offshore wind has ...

  • Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing Worldwide

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing Worldwide' which gives Product Innovation, Public Policy and development in Offshore wind farm Manufacturing worldwide. Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing WorldwideThe global move to offshore wind farm ...


  • Offshore wind powers ahead in Europe

    A building boom is underway offshore in Europe. Up to 400 giant wind turbines are due to be built off the northeast coast of the UK in what will be the world’s largest offshore wind development. Output from the Dogger Bank project will be 1.2 Gigawatts – enough to power ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Driving down the cost of offshore wind

    More winds farms have been brought in to a competitive system to drive down the costs of offshore wind. The offshore transmission regime means that Ofgem can find the most cost-effective investment in the connecting cables and infrastructure for offshore wind power, saving consumers between £200 and £400 million since 2011, according to estimates by independent experts. Energy ...

  • Untapped wealth offshore - wind not oil

    As the high costs of heavy U.S. reliance on fossil fuels become clear, Oceana urges policymakers to invest more in the development of cheaper renewable energy choices. An Oceana analysis released today shows that offshore wind potential is so high off the U.S. Atlantic coast that investments in offshore wind power in Atlantic waters could generate about 30 percent more electricity than ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Is America on the Cusp of an Offshore Wind Boom?

    America’s first offshore wind project, the 30-megawatt Block Island Wind Farm off the coast of Rhode Island, is almost complete. The developer, Deepwater Wind, is already eyeing much bigger projects off the Atlantic coast. Meanwhile, ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Kent offshore wind farm to be extended

    One of the first offshore wind farms built in the UK has been given the go-ahead for an extension today by Energy Secretary Edward Davey. Up to 17 new turbines will be added to Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, which already hosts 30 turbines. The wind farm – off the coast of North Kent - has been operational since 2005. Its existing capacity level would be expected ...

  • Offshore wind accelerator - News update

    Fjellstrand WindServer vessels will help to substantially reduce offshore wind operation and maintenance costs. Fjellstrand, one of the 13 access companies we have been supporting over the last 12 months from our Access Competition has achieved a major and exciting milestone - they have received an order for six vessels.  All six vessels will enter services in 2013 for major ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Offshore wind `could power UK homes by 2020`

    Business Secretary John Hutton revealed the vision at a conference for the European energy industry in Berlin on Monday. Mr Hutton made much of Britain's unrivalled wind resources though his speech was firmly focused on aspirations and possibilities rather than any concrete plan which would be implemented. 'The challenge for the government and for industry is to turn this potential - for our ...

  • Facilitating the Development of Offshore Wind Energy in the United States

    The Energy Department’s Wind Program is seeking feedback from the wind industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the key challenges currently facing offshore wind energy and the Wind Program’s implementation of the Energy Department’s ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Global offshore wind market investment and opportunities

    Global Offshore Wind Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015This report gives an in-depth analysis of the potential growth opportunities and upcoming hotspots in the global offshore wind market. The research analyzes the key trends, major issues and growth opportunities in emerging markets and provides forecasts up to 2015. The research analyzes key forces acting upon the market and analyzes the ...


  • Offshore Wind Industry Research Report - ReportsnReports

    Offshore Wind Industry – Growth Potential Hampered by Issues in Supply Chain and Financing is the latest report from industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the challenges in offshore wind market. The research provides an understanding of the technology of wind turbines, generators, rotor blades, gear box and so on. The research also provides ...


  • The Future of Offshore Wind Power Generation - ReportsnReports

    Offshore wind power is one of the newest major sources of renewable electricity generation to be developed and also one of the most interesting. Its history is short, no more than 20 years, and yet over that period the technology has been able to establish itself as both viable and potentially profitable. Explore Table of Contents of this report @ ...


  • Worlds largest offshore wind farm opens in UK

    The world's largest offshore wind farm opened Thursday off the British coast, with 100 wind turbines capable of supplying enough electricity for 200,000 homes a year. The farm, off the coast of Kent in southern England, is part of a major renewable energy initiative spearheaded by the previous British government. Swedish energy company Vattenfall will operate the farm after having invested around ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • £10 million grants for UK offshore wind technology

    The first round of grants since the Budget for developing next-generation offshore wind technology are announced today (Monday 5 July) by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Secretary of State Chris Huhne will announce the grants, totalling £10 million in a speech at the launch of the International Energy Agency’s Energy Technology Perspective report. £5 million of ...

  • Galloper offshore wind farm gets green light

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited have been granted permission by Government to construct a 504MW wind farm off the coast of Suffolk and related infrastructure at Sizewell which will connect the wind farm to the electricity grid system. The developer estimates that the 140 turbine development will provide enough electricity to power the equivalent of as many as 500,000 homes a year when completed in ...

  • Ministers welcome Areva commitment to UK offshore wind

    Plans by Areva for a new offshore wind manufacturing plant in Scotland, and their commitment to developing the UK offshore wind industry, were welcomed by the Government today. Areva plan to build a factory making blades and nacelles for offshore wind turbines and for use as a base for installing them in the North Sea, creating 750 jobs and many more in the supply chain. Prime Minister, David ...

  • Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Companies

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Companies - Profile and Project Overview" to its huge collection of research reports. The report profiles twelve major vessel companies operating in the offshore wind turbine installation market. Companies profiled in the report include A2SEA A/S, MPI-Offshore Limited, Seajacks International Ltd., GeoSea ...


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