Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), a Danish fund manager with ties to Dong Energy, has acquired OffshoreMW, the Blackstone-backed developer that holds the rights to a 1GW offshore wind zone in waters south of Massachusetts.
Global PV module prices have been declining rapidly in recent months and Trina Solar, the world’s largest supplier, expects them to fall at least another 10% in the second half of the year, perhaps sparking consolidation in the upstream PV industry.
23 August 2016 12:02 GMT
Before deploying new equipment in an offshore environment, testing is absolutely vital. Replicating those harsh conditions within the confines of a test hall requires access to specialist, purpose-built facilities, which can significantly reduce the time and cost of getting products to the point of commercialisation.
21 August 2016 08:12 GMT
As offshore wind turbines increase in size, installation specialist A2SEA is awaiting details from OEMs to prepare for a new generation of vessels in the coming decade beyond those that can carry 7MW or 8MW machines, A2SEA chief executive Jens Frederik Hansen told Recharge.
21 August 2016 08:04 GMT
This week’s decision to award planning permission for the 1.8GW Hornsea Project Two development in the North Sea is a vital signal from the UK government, showing at last the beginnings of an industrial strategy based around low-carbon technology.
17 August 2016 01:10 GMT
Scotland’s future onshore wind projects could reduce their costs by at least 20% if a list of measures is adopted to boost efficiency and remove regulatory barriers, says a new report compiled for industry body Scottish Renewables.
17 August 2016 11:00 GMT
Abu Dhabi renewable energy group Masdar looks to have moved a step closer to a further major investment in European offshore wind after a consultancy revealed it is carrying out technical advisory services on 1.5GW.
17 August 2016 09:43 GMT
The UK’s robust support for offshore wind – which has seen it become the world’s biggest single market with 5.1GW of operational capacity – will feature strongly at the WindEnergy Hamburg (WEH) trade show in late September.
16 August 2016 01:11 GMT
UK seabed landlord the Crown Estate has called on the British government to consider the case for offshore wind, as officials re-examine the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in southwest England amid a growing debate over its costs.
15 August 2016 03:03 GMT
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