Two key Danish lenders continue to express qualified support for Cape Wind – which hopes to be America’s first large-scale commercial offshore wind project, but is struggling to overcome financing challenges and the recent loss of utility customers for its power.
29 January 2015 04:45 GMT
The UK government has increased the funding under the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) support mechanism for "less established technologies" – including offshore wind – by allocating an extra £25m ($38m), citing high demand for contracts.
28 January 2015 11:10 GMT
A lawmaker in the Massachusetts House of Representatives Democratic majority has introduced a bill that would require utilities in the state, starting in 2016, to conduct periodic joint solicitations for offshore wind energy from projects off its coast.
23 January 2015 01:25 GMT
The US Interior Department (DOI) has released its environmental assessment (EA) supporting a potential lease sale for 307,590 acres (1,244sq km) in federal waters off the coast of North Carolina for commercial wind energy development.
22 January 2015 04:19 GMT
Siemens has broken ground at the site of its new 6MW wind turbine assembly and blade facilities in Hull's Alexandra Dock in northeast England, and confirmed the Dudgeon offshore wind farm will be the first supplied by the plant
22 January 2015 12:09 GMT
The US Interior Department (DOI) this summer expects to complete and release for public comment its draft environmental assessment (EA) for Principle Power’s 30MW WindFloat Pacific pilot project off the coast of Oregon, officials tell Recharge.
21 January 2015 04:20 GMT
Deepwater Wind, the developer behind the 30MW Block Island offshore wind project, has dismissed concerns that it could suffer the same fate as Cape Wind, with chief executive Jeff Grybowski saying: “We’re well past that stage.”
15 January 2015 05:39 GMT
Germany's RWE will this month apply under the UK's Contracts for Difference (CfD) regime to try to revive the 340MW Galloper offshore wind farm around a new plan involving larger turbines – with the Siemens 6MW machine understood to be its favoured choice.
14 January 2015 11:25 GMT
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