Danish start-up Continuum has developed a world-first method of recycling wind turbine blades into composite building materials, and the company could potentially base its first factory in Scotland.
Scotland’s Cairn Risk Consulting and Horizon Ocean Management have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to assess risks in the Japanese offshore wind market.
A Mitsui official, Ryo Zushiden, said the Hai Long project was one of the company’s “most important investments in the renewable energy sector”.
Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., the largest wind-turbine maker, said profit plunged as a price war continues to offset some of the benefits of China’s surge in clean energy investment.
The European Union launched a wind power package on Tuesday to counter the growing influence of China and spur its own industry, as the bloc focuses more firmly on China as the biggest threat to its clean-tech industry.
“This is a fundamental shift in our approach towards gas procurement, but we believe that this is necessary to create a more stable and secure power system that will ultimately benefit the consumers and also the gencos themselves,” he explained.
Ørsted has picked a local venture of heavy lift specialist Mammoet to support development of its major Greater Changhua wind projects off Taiwan.
DEME will use the vessel, via a joint venture with shipbuilder CSBC, to install wind farms offshore Taiwan. Construction of the Green Jade was a first for Taiwan.
A pragmatic approach based on alliances with established European contractors is the best way to learn quickly.
Orsted's £8bn Hornsea Three wind farm is a prime example, and a number of others globally have been "re-shuffled and refocused."
Gray Whale 3 will be 60-70 km offshore the port of Ulsan. It is one part of a three phase development, which will have total capacity of 1.5 GW.
Ørsted has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the 920 MW Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan.
DNV has been brought on to assist Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) in developing a grid plan for a massive expansion of offshore wind.
Oil giant BP (LON: BP) has formed a joint venture with Deep Wind Offshore to develop offshore wind opportunities in South Korea.
The first phase of the plan is for a 500 MW wind power project, possibly including battery storage.
Rovco has agreed a new partnership with Horizon Ocean Management (HOM) that will see the pair provides services for the growing offshore wind market in Japan.
Several Scottish companies, including SSE, Xodus, and Flotation Energy, are laying the groundwork to play a key role in developing Japan’s nascent offshore wind market.
DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has been appointed by Elenergy, a Korean renewable energy development company, as owner’s engineer for its 1.5 GW fixed-bottom Chujin offshore wind project.
Henriette Holm will be Ørsted (CPH:ORSTED) Japan’s new country manager bringing her extensive experience of heading up project development in the UK, including the world’s largest offshore wind farm, as the company seeks to strengthen its team in the exciting frontier wind market.
A city in southern China is planning an offshore wind farm bigger than all of the power plants in Norway combined.
Maersk Training and GiraffeWork have recently signed a collaboration agreement, at the Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo, to establish a training center for the wind industry in Japan, offering courses in accordance to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO).
Siemens Gamesa and Hai Long Offshore Wind Project signed two agreements at the Energy Taiwan trade fair in Taipei on Thursday marking Siemens biggest deal in the country.
Major offshore wind developers, including bp (LON:BP), RWE Renewables, Equinor (OSLO:EQNR), Orsted (CPH:ORSTED), Shell (LON:SHEL), and TotalEnergies (LON:TTE), are excited by the huge offshore wind potential in energy-short Japan, delegates heard at the Japan Wind Energy 2022 conference in Tokyo.
Japan has enormous potential to become a global leader in floating wind if the government can develop a coherent strategic plan for the sector, delegates at the Japan Wind Energy 2022 conference heard in Tokyo on Thursday. But rapid action is needed to attract investment in an increasingly competitive global offshore wind market.
A consortium comprised of Technip Energies, Subsea 7 and Samkang M&T has been awarded major engineering contract for the Gray Whale 3 floating wind farm off South Korea.