Vattenfall expects to be able to build offshore wind power projects without subsidies by 2025, according to a senior company official.
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Leading power and automation technology group ABB says it has solved a 100-year-old electrical puzzle by developing a direct current breaker for high voltage DC transmission that it says will help shape the grid
AREVA and STX France are to work together with a view to "optimising" foundations" for offshore wind turbines.
Norwegian energy firms Statoil and Statkraft have bought a wind farm project off the coast of Norfolk.
Japan is starting to flex increasing muscle in the offshore wind market, both through domestic technology development and international investment.
Donald Trump's golf resort in Aberdeenshire has been branded a "half-built carbuncle" by Green MSP Patrick Harvie.
A total of 235 wind turbines, with an aggregate generating capacity of 866MW (megawatts) and costing £2billion (2.4billion euros), were installed and fully grid connected in offshore European waters last year.
MORE than 100 new offshore wind turbines have been fully connected to the grid during the first six months of this year alone, according to the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).
The future of SLP, one of the UK's best known offshore fabrication yards, continues to hang by a thread following its collapse into administration several weeks ago.