The saying “may you live in interesting times” - often erroneously thought of as a Chinese curse - can easily be attributed to the wind sector during 2023.
Scottish ministers are considering whether to increase the country’s current offshore wind rollout targets.
An offshore wind expert has labelled the UK Government’s new electricity generators windfall tax a “penalty” on early entrants into the renewables market.
There is less than a month to go until the results of the hotly contested ScotWind leasing round are expected.
It was recently reported that countries are lining up for wind turbine manufacturing plants to increase local content in their domestic markets. Siemens Energy AG expressed fear about global supply chains being balanced with bringing local content. Does this precede possible bottlenecks in supply and so act as a drag on offshore wind deployment targets?
Global offshore wind supply crunch unlikely but some regions could face squeeze, says industry expert
There is a risk that offshore wind developers in “less favourable” markets could face a supply squeeze as global deployment accelerates.
BP is “likely” planning entry into the Scotland offshore wind market, according to an industry expert, after securing a landmark move into the UK sector.
A leading renewable energy expert has heralded 2020 as having been a “massive year” for the development of floating offshore wind.
The announcement of financial close for a major North Sea development proves that “mega projects are the way to go”, according to a renewable energy expert.
The cost of delivering future North Sea floating wind farms could see prices slashed across the sector, according to new analysis.
New proposals to make Scotland a monopile construction hub for future UK-wide offshore wind projects has been branded “a really big ask” by a UK renewable energy expert.
Aberdeen “needs to become a global offshore wind city” or face a downgrade in future job opportunities, according to a UK renewable energy expert.
A few months ago I was asked during a television interview what the next five to 10 years could look like for Scottish offshore wind.