Ørsted has entered the Japanese offshore wind sector by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) to work jointly on offshore wind projects.
Plans to cut the feed-in tariff (FIT) for offshore wind in Taiwan has caused an uproar in the industry, with many of the major developers now pausing activities in the country, until the issue is resolved.
Offshore wind developer Ørsted has entered into a partnership agreement with a coalition of US fishing industry associations to improve communications between the two sectors.
Investment in wind energy projects grew 3% in 2018, according to the latest figures from BloombergNEF (BNEF), as falling capital costs resulted solar investments falling 24%.
The first prototype of GE Renewable Energy's 12MW Haliade-X turbine will be installed at the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, this summer.
United States Shell adds second US offshore wind site
United States BOEM 'blown away' by offshore lease bidding frenzy
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.
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.
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.
Ørsted has spent more than $1 billion in the past two months, buying up more than just US wind capacity.
UK: London Array has more than twice the number of turbines, but Ørsted's Walney Extension project in the Irish Sea is now, officially, offshore wind's largest operating project at 659MW.