Norwegian energy giant Statoil has placed an order with the Isleburn yard in Scotland for suction anchors for the 30MW Buchan Deep floating wind power project, which recently received a final investment decision.
25 November 2015 12:39 GMT
UK offshore construction contractor Seajacks International has taken delivery of its fifth self-propelled jack-up vessel, the Scylla – the largest wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) yet devised by the industry.
20 November 2015 01:42 GMT
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) thinks India is likely to carry out its first offshore wind tenders before the term of the current government runs out in 2019, but remains cautious about the country's offshore potential.
20 November 2015 08:33 GMT
Offshore wind projects may be able to bid in three auctions for UK government-backed power contracts before 2020, said the country’s energy secretary Amber Rudd, who added that up to 10GW of the renewable source could be supported through the 2020s if costs come down far enough.
18 November 2015 03:34 GMT
GE would need a solid pipeline in place before building a full-scale offshore turbine factory in the US or elsewhere beyond Europe, the US group told Recharge, as it confirmed it is integrating offshore wind as a operating unit following its €9.7bn ($10.3bn) acquisition of Alstom's energy assets.
18 November 2015 10:48 GMT
The US Department of Energy has given developers of three US offshore wind demonstration projects six-month extensions to meet milestones set to receive additional funding, while also disbursing $3.7m each to two alternate projects for continued development.
16 November 2015 09:02 GMT
Deepwater Wind and General Electric are establishing a temporary manufacturing facility at the Port of Providence for assembly of turbine components for the 30MW Block Island wind farm in state waters off the coast of Rhode Island.
16 November 2015 04:38 GMT
Floating foundation pioneer Ideol has set the seal on a breakthrough deal with the China Steel Corporation (CSC) to jointly develop offshore wind turbines based on the French company's innovative "damping pool" technology for use off Taiwan.
12 November 2015 10:18 GMT
Researchers at Spain's Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) have unveiled a concept for a floating wind turbine they believe could slash the cost of energy (CoE) of deepwater units to €120 ($129) per MWh through a streamlined design and cheaper construction materials.
11 November 2015 02:10 GMT
RES America Developments and US Wind, part of Italy’s Renexia, submitted provisional winning bids in a competitive auction Monday to lease two areas in federal waters off New Jersey’s Atlantic coast for commercial wind development.
09 November 2015 07:18 GMT
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