Global offshore wind market "demand" is set to grow by more than £8.5 billion as subsidy-backed projects continue their domination, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac).
Work has been completed at the largest offshore windfarm in Scotland.
How do you install a wind turbine almost the size of the Chrysler building in the open ocean? Just get a boat with deck space larger than a football field and a crane that can lift the weight of 1,100 Chevy Suburban SUVs.
A "workforce crisis" is looming in the offshore wind sector unless government and industry take action, according to the boss of an engineering firm.
Scour the marketplace and it is becoming increasingly hard to find new tonnage being built for offshore oil and gas services.
Aberdeen-headquartered energy services firm Wood has been chosen to advise on a new windfarm being constructed near Martha’s Vineyard.
Warmer weather, slower UK wind speeds and a court case saw a drop in pre-tax profits for Danish wind developer Orsted.
With the recent announcement of the Offshore Wind Sector Deal, the UK is powering towards the goal of ensuring a third of the country’s electricity needs will be provided by offshore wind by 2030.
The RMT Union has condemned a move from the UK government which it said “allows firms to exploit cheap foreign labour” in the offshore wind sector.
A Scottish offshore wind insider claimed last night a Westminster and Scottish Government-led supply chain summit simply "exposes the fact that British engineering is not the cheapest in the world".
The waters off the Gulf Coast could be an attractive place to install offshore wind farms. The winds are decent and there's plenty of space but at the moment, electricity prices in Texas are low, thanks to cheap wind coming from West Texas wind farms, and aren't high enough to justify the expense of engineering and building off the coast.
The Government is being urged to do more to engage with industries such as steel, retail and hospitality as they risk being "left behind".
The next UK renewable energy Contracts for Difference (CfD) licencing round will be dominated by offshore wind, according to business research group.
The uncertainty surrounding Brexit has "slowed" UK offshore wind investment, according to analysis by Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac).
Today the UK Offshore Wind Sector welcomed the new sector deal with the UK Government.
The Offshore Wind Sector Deal between the UK Government and the offshore wind industry aims to keep the UK’s global lead by hitting the 30GW capacity mark by 2030 and supplying 30% of the UK’s electricity needs.
“Who has seen the wind?” asks 19th-century author Christina Rossetti in her poem of the same name.
Scotland and the US state of New Jersey are to share offshore wind "best practice", thanks to an agreement signed by the first minister.
The UK offshore wind sector could become more competitive on price than its onshore counterpart, according to a research group.
Renewable energy is now able to meet more than 70% of Scotland's energy requirement, according to new stats.
The global offshore wind market is to grow by 680 gigawatts (GW) over the next ten years, according to energy research firm Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac).
Most of Scotland's energy demand was met by wind power in October, according to a weather data firm.
US fishermen are finding the best place for catching fish is around offshore wind turbines. According to this video posted by American Wind Energy, the turbines are boosting ocean biodiversity. Fishermen in and around large offshore wind structures are finding that their introduction is actually boosting their business.
Energy firm SSE will buy Fluor's 50% share in Seagreen Wind Energy, a developer of offshore wind projects in the Firth of Forth.
Helicopter firm Airbus expects the growing offshore wind transport market to add £8 billion to its balance sheet over the next two decades.