Concrete gravity base (CGB) structures have the potential to be the most cost-effective foundations for ultra-large-capacity offshore wind turbines in water depths of 30-60 metres, according to new calculations by analyst MEC Intelligence.
23 March 2015 01:17 GMT
While the US could source 20% of its electricity from wind by 2030, the industry also faces the possibility of a decade or so of relative stagnation, according to a widely anticipated report from the US Department of Energy.
12 March 2015 04:07 GMT
Two Republican senators in South Carolina have introduced a bill to require the state public service commission adopt regulations that allow electric utilities there cost recovery and obtain a “reasonable rate of return” on their investment in a potential offshore wind farm of less than 75MW.
12 March 2015 03:49 GMT
'We're not competing with fixed foundations, we’re just creating the future. And that future’s not that far away,” the outgoing chief executive of floating wind pioneer Principle Power told the Recharge Thought Leaders Roundtable at EWEA Offshore 2015.
12 March 2015 02:34 GMT
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