Asian nations counting on offshore wind farms to meet clean energy goals are facing an increasing shortage of ships for installing the massive turbines in the sea.
Aberdeen’s Balmoral Group is primed to invest in new factories to create components for offshore wind farms.
Work is still ongoing to iron out issues at the world’s largest floating wind farm, well over a year since it became fully operational.
Nicola Sturgeon delivered her vision for Scotland’s offshore wind sector in front of industry leaders in Glasgow yesterday.
A business chief delivered a rousing speech on the potential for offshore wind to revitalise the Highlands and Islands during a major industry event on Wednesday.
Oil and gas companies are expected to make their “deep pockets” count this year by buying up offshore wind companies.
Subsea Expo, the global underwater showcase in Aberdeen, is set to return to pre-pandemic numbers this year, with more than 6,000 visitors expected.
The head of one of the world’s biggest developers of renewable energy, Denmark’s Orsted, worries that the energy transition could see a slowdown as rising competition and interest rates squeeze returns and upend the case for investment.
The UK could save “well over £100 billion” on the road to net zero by pursuing a “100% renewable energy mix”, according to a new report.
Research firm Westwood Global Energy Group has delivered its forecasts for the offshore wind market in the coming year.
A trade union chief has cast doubt on the Scottish Government’s ability to orchestrate an orderly shift away from oil and gas.
Boskalis has hit a special milestone as the heavy lift firm begins work on its 100th offshore wind farm project.
Billions of pounds are likely to be spent on new wind turbine and foundation installation vessels this decade as industry moves address the looming shortage.
Scottish ministers are considering whether to increase the country’s current offshore wind rollout targets.
Disparity in pay between workers in oil and gas and offshore wind needs to be addressed for the energy transition take place in earnest, according to a recruitment boss.
By the end of the decade, the UK is aiming to have 50 gigawatts (GW) worth of turbines spinning in the sea.
North-east firms wanting to break into offshore renewables are being invited to take part in a new round of a successful programme.
BP has been busy snapping up acreage in offshore wind auctions in the UK, but the new in-country boss for the sector has hinted the energy giant is not done yet.
Change has swept through our industry in 2022. At the start of the year, we re-branded to reflect our evolution to embrace organisations that not only have an interest in oil and gas but also carbon capture and storage, hydrogen and offshore wind.
In August 2021 Marine Scotland released “The Offshore Wind Energy for Innovation Projects and Targeted Oil and Gas Decarbonisation (INTOG) Planning Specification and Context” report for public consultation. Within a year , Marine Scotland had identified areas it considered suitable for such developments and on August 10, 2022 the INTOG leasing round opened for applications, closing on November 18.
As 2022 draws to a close, the offshore wind sector in the UK stands at a hugely important inflection point, as we both acknowledge the remarkable story of success we’ve seen, but also consider the innovative solutions needed if we are to meet the challenges ahead.
A trio of leading energy firms are to explore powering integrated UK North Sea hubs using a mammoth offshore wind farm.
All aspects of renewable electricity generation in the UK are currently affected by policy uncertainty. The UK government’s stated policy goals are to decarbonise electricity generation through increased deployment of offshore wind, carbon capture utilisation and storage, hydrogen and nuclear.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) says it was dreaming of a green Christmas this year as the 25th of December 2022 has been dubbed "the greenest yet."
Japan's first large offshore wind project started commercial operations on Thursday as part of the country's efforts to boost wind power generation at sea.