The European Union is planning to unveil measures to help its ailing wind sector next month, after supply-chain bottlenecks and higher financing costs have put a brake on projects.
A new study will determine the potential for shared floating platforms used by offshore wind and wave energy devices.
The Norwegian government has announced plans to assess the opening of three new offshore wind areas which could be available for tender from 2025.
Aberdeen’s floating wind crown has been passed to Norway today as the world’s largest project, Hywind Tampen, officially opens.
RWE has designated DeepOcean as a preferred supplier for subsea installation services at the Nordseecluster A offshore wind development.
A pragmatic approach based on alliances with established European contractors is the best way to learn quickly.
Ireland has officially launched its Maritime Area Regulatory Authority (MARA), alongside a plan to open an area for renewables development off the republic’s southern coast.
TotalEnergies and BP were awarded rights for 7GW worth of offshore wind concessions in German waters, paying more than €12bn to secure the areas.
Orsted's £8bn Hornsea Three wind farm is a prime example, and a number of others globally have been "re-shuffled and refocused."
Siemens Energy AG is struggling to contain the fallout after discovering a main piece on the frame of its wind turbine can move or twist over time.
First electricity has been produced by a Dutch offshore wind farm, co-developed by London-listed supermajor Shell (LON: SHEL).
DTEK, Ukraine’s largest private energy investor, has cut the ribbon on a new wind farm, less than 100 miles from the Russian front.
Aberdeen-based North Star is expected to create around 200 seafaring jobs with the order of a series of new construction ships for the offshore wind industry.
Well, they’ve signed the pledge; taken vows that they will drastically accelerate the North Sea’s offshore wind capacity to 300 Gigawatts by 2050, with a near-term target of 120GW by 2030.
Small is beautiful but it’s also nice to be part of something bigger. That applies to many aspects of life and is certainly a sound basis for energy policy which always has to be underpinned by security of supply.
Norwegian operator Var Energi (OSLO: VAR) is to explore a belt and braces approach to electrifying one of its major assets.
A group of Western European nations led by Germany and France have committed to massively ramping up the production of clean energy from wind turbines in the North Sea, to both meet climate targets and reduce their strategic energy dependence on Russia.
Norway has opened its first competitive auction for offshore wind, with a view to procuring up to 3GW of new development capacity by the end of the year.
Shell Ventures principal Bilal Ahmad said he saw more opportunity in “clean energy than I see in oil and gas. As a venture fund, we’ve ceased investing in oil and gas. It doesn’t make sense, from a returns perspective.”
EnBW and Equinor have announced their intention to work together to build new offshore wind capacity in German waters.
The European Commission has approved French plans to offer more than €2 billion in support for a new floating wind farm off Brittany.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has acquired 50% of Statkraft’s 2.2GW offshore wind portfolio under development in Ireland.
A UK-based heavy lift business is being launched by the former CEO of Aberdeen-based Awilco Drilling.
PD&MS Group says a new assignment on Scotland's largest offshore wind farm highlights its growing reputation as a renewable energy sector "disruptor".
Developer Ørsted (ORSTED:CPH) and investor Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have joined forces to develop gigawatts of new offshore wind projects in Danish waters.