The UK continues to maintain its position as one of the leading and most developed offshore wind markets in the world, with an installed capacity of over 14 gigawatts (GW), and an ambition to secure 50 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030.
In the quest for a sustainable future, the UK’s offshore wind industry stands at a critical juncture - poised for success but, like the rest of the energy industry, facing formidable challenges.
While substantial investment uncertainty remains in the UKCS, the year has seen examples of risk-reducing policies from an investor standpoint, writes Professor Alex Kemp
Eversource Energy plans to offload stakes in South Fork, Sunrise and Revolution wind projects in the US
Equinor and BP will seek "new offtake opportunities" for the Empire Wind 2 project.
More sociable hours for offshore workers may mean a different rewards structure compared to the oil and gas industry.
700 offshore wind vessels - 12% of total traffic - came to the port in 2023.
UAE-based fabrication firm Lamprell has signed a "very large capacity" supply agreement for two major offshore wind developments off the coast of Norfolk.
OEG Renewables is continuing its expansion into the Asia-Pacific renewables markets, with further opportunities beckoning in Japan and South Korea
The North Sea's skilled oil and gas specialists must be retained to power the transition to clean energy, according to a report released by Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) today.
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) backed offshore wind research and innovation (R&I) programme is set to launch an innovation call to help deliver projects.
The grants ranging from £50,000 to £250,000 will to go businesses and projects located in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.
“The process is open and will involve investors from all over the world interested in the development of wind energy. This new country project will position Colombia as a benchmark in the generation of renewable energy in the region, and will strengthen national energy security,” said Camacho.
'Re-Energising Offshore Wind' report reveals ports, grid infrastructure and supply chain resilience are among the issues most concerning the sector.
SSE Renewables and Equinor have awarded three contracts to assess large-scale green hydrogen development options for the Dogger Bank D offshore wind project.
One of the main options being considered by the UK Government in a planned shake-up of electricity market arrangements threatens jobs, cheaper energy and new wind projects, a new report warns.
More than half of Scottish fishing grounds could be lost by 2050 as offshore renewables ramp up, the leading industry body has warned.
Danish start-up will invest DKK 600 million towards a wind turbine recycling facility at the Port of Esbjerg.
Rovco has completed survey work for the planned Cenos floating offshore wind farm in the Central North Sea.
Meanwhile capital allowances on investments — a form of tax relief designed to ease upfront costs — will remain in place, in a boon to renewables developers.
The Northumberland facility will produce high and extra-high voltage subsea cables for the offshore wind sector.
OEUK decommissioning report highlights supply chain crunch between wind installation and removing oil and gas platforms.
21-year-old Jovita Beeston takes on permanent role at East Anglia ONE wind farm after completing three-year apprenticeship.
Aberdeen's OEG Energy Group makes fifth acquisition of 2023 as it continues renewables expansion push.
Aberdeen-headquartered munitions disposal firm EODEX UK has completed a "groundbreaking" clearance campaign at the site of the Moray West offshore wind farm.