Vattenfall chief executive Magnus Hall said the German discussion to create more competition through tenders in offshore wind is a move in the right direction and signalled interest by the Swedish utility to participate in upcoming tenders in Europe’s largest economy.
04 May 2015 10:16 GMT
Siemens next year expects to present new technology that would do away with the need for a separate offshore transformer substation also for wind farms linked to the coast via direct current (DC) grid links, the company’s offshore wind head Michael Hannibal told Recharge.
04 May 2015 09:09 GMT
The Danish government and other shareholders of Dong Energy are likely to make a decision during the second half of 2015 on how to proceed with plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of the utility, Denmark's finance ministry said.
27 April 2015 12:49 GMT
Danish utility Dong's decision to go ahead with development of the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project off the UK is the first time an offshore wind farm has been green-lighted based on readings collected by floating lidar, according to the technology's supplier, FLiDAR.
24 April 2015 09:20 GMT
Japan’s fledgling offshore wind market offers abundant opportunities for foreign equipment suppliers, developers and O&M specialists to share their expertise, help reduce capital costs and bring down operating expenses, according to MAKE Consulting.
23 April 2015 08:59 GMT
German developer Wpd is set to be hit hard by a decision by the country's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency BSH to halt new licensing of far-offshore wind, with the measure affecting several of its North Sea projects.
22 April 2015 02:27 GMT
Next-generation offshore wind turbine foundation designer Universal Foundation (UF) is on the brink of a breakthrough deal off Denmark with a "large, well-known utility" to install a first batch of its so-called mono bucket bases topped with 6MW-plus class turbines, Recharge has learned.
20 April 2015 08:09 GMT
If one were to concoct an announcement aimed at lifting the spirits of the nascent US offshore wind market, it may well go something like this: Dong, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, is officially in the game.
07 April 2015 04:18 GMT
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