The first projects announced as winners in France's pioneering round of floating wind tenders see the welcome arrival of two new names in the fast-emerging sector – turbine-maker Senvion and developer China General Nuclear (CGN).
25 July 2016 02:50 GMT
Germany-based wind turbine maker Senvion and US industrial giant GE are preferred suppliers in the two first winning floating offshore wind bids announced by French environment minister Ségolène Royal, with a combined capacity of more than 48MW.
25 July 2016 11:14 GMT
After a five-year soap opera starring a US billionaire – and maybe soon its next President – and a cast of Scottish politicians and judges, finally it looks like an offshore wind farm could actually get built.
21 July 2016 11:36 GMT
Sweden’s Vattenfall has taken a final investment decision to build the SKr3bn ($349m) European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland – the offshore wind farm that would-be US President Donald Trump fought tooth and nail to stop.
21 July 2016 07:01 GMT
The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) board postponed a scheduled meeting Wednesday during which it was expected that trustees would approve initiating talks with Deepwater Wind for supply of 90MW of power from the developer’s proposed ONE South Fork offshore project.
20 July 2016 09:29 GMT
US floating wind pioneer Principle Power and European technology development body KIC InnoEnergy have signed a multi-year partnership deal that will include a €4m ($4.43m) injection to boost the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic project being built off Portugal.
19 July 2016 07:32 GMT
Norwegian contractor Fred Olsen Windcarrier reports that it has successfully loaded all five of GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade 160-6MW nacelles on to the Brave Tern installation jack-up in France, for delivery across the Atlantic for Deepwater Wind’s pioneering US wind farm off the state of Rhode Island coast.
18 July 2016 04:41 GMT
First responses to yesterday’s news that the UK will close its Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) naturally focused on fears that climate policy faces a more fundamental downgrade than just disappearing from the nameplate on the front door.
15 July 2016 11:20 GMT
The Long Island Power Authority’s board of trustees will soon approve the purchase of electricity from a 15-turbine, 90MW wind farm that developer Deepwater Wind wants to build in federal waters off the Massachusetts-Rhode Island, according to LIPA chief executive Thomas Falcone.
14 July 2016 03:39 GMT
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