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'Ideological hatred' delaying first Australian offshore site

'Ideological hatred' delaying first Australian offshore site

The Australian government is delaying granting an exploration license for what could be the country's first offshore wind farm due to an "ideological hatred of renewable energy", a union has claimed.

Bids summited in New York request

Bids summited in New York request

A total of 18 bids from four developers were submitted in the New York solicitation for offshore wind projects of 800MW or more.

15 injured following crew transfer vessel crash

15 injured following crew transfer vessel crash

Fifteen people were reportedly injured, some seriously, after a crew transfer vessel (CTV) destined for the 350MW Wikinger project, collided with a cargo ship in the Baltic Sea this morning (19 February).

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Shell's entrance could transform the US offshore industry

Shell's entrance could transform the US offshore industry

Last month's blockbuster Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) triple auction in Massachusetts had significant implications for the wider US offshore wind industry, Liz Burdock of the Business Network for Offshore Wind writes.

WindTech: Self-aligning floater with tower included

WindTech: Self-aligning floater with tower included

GERMANY: A German consortium has developed, tested and validated a self-aligning, lightweight, four-legged semi-submersible floating-platform concept that integrates the turbine tower. Eize de Vries highlights the technological innovations.

Analysis: UK keeps a tight rein on offshore expansion

Analysis: UK keeps a tight rein on offshore expansion

UK: Draft plans for the UK's next contracts for difference (CfD) budget for offshore wind point to the country staying on course for delivering 1-2GW of new capacity annually by 2030, but only just.