The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has set a 45-day period for the global offshore wind industry to express further interest in two Pacific Ocean areas off the island of Oahu in Hawaii to lease for potential commercial energy development.
22 June 2016 09:03 GMT
Siemens said it is confident of driving down the levelised cost of energy (LCoE) for offshore wind power projects from 2025 to below €80/MWh ($90.2MWh), including costs of grid access, as it reaps the benefits of technology and manufacturing advances into the next decade.
22 June 2016 12:25 GMT
The proposed tie-up between Siemens and Gamesa is uninspiring and won't succeed in its ambition to create a global wind-power leader, according to one of the first major market analysts to give a detailed verdict on Friday's long-awaited announcement.
20 June 2016 11:29 GMT
After months of enforced silence over their planned wind-power mega-merger, the bosses of Siemens and Gamesa took to the airwaves on Friday afternoon in Europe to hail a deal that they claim will create a new global leader in the sector.
17 June 2016 03:35 GMT
Less than a week out from the UK's historic referendum on EU membership, latest polling gives supporters of 'Brexit' cause for hope that they will win the day – a prospect that sets alarm bells ringing for key offshore wind investor Siemens and former energy secretary Ed Davey alike.
17 June 2016 08:46 GMT
Cape Wind’s developer has strongly criticized a bill (HB 4377) recently passed by the Massachusetts House that would require utilities there to procure 1.2GW of offshore wind energy as “blatantly anti-competitive,” saying it would arbitrarily exclude the 468MW project from the proposed bidding process.
15 June 2016 07:07 GMT
Starting 20 June, the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold five meetings to inform the public of its intention to lease an Atlantic Ocean area off the coast of New York State for commercial wind development.
14 June 2016 05:33 GMT
To protect your subscription investment, we've instituted a security system to protect against the electronic redistribution of copyrighted Rechargenews content. Read more