TOP STORY

RSS feed
NY sets 800MW procurement date

NY sets 800MW procurement date

UNITED STATES: New York state will hold a solicitation for 800MW of offshore wind capacity in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Service rivals carve up MPI Offshore

Service rivals carve up MPI Offshore

UK: Van Oord and Jan De Nul have acquired MPI Offshore staff and a number of its vessels.

Life science companies secure PPAs for Kriegers Flak

Life science companies secure PPAs for Kriegers Flak

DENMARK: Pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk and biotechnology firm Novozymes will source their power consumption from Denmark's largest offshore wind farm.

UK offshore could reach 40GW with centralised focus

UK offshore could reach 40GW with centralised focus

UK: More than 40GW of offshore wind farms could be installed in UK waters by 2050, according to the country's grid operator, National Grid.

Turbines could exceed 15MW to lower LCOE

Turbines could exceed 15MW to lower LCOE

WORLDWIDE: Increased competition could prompt development of offshore turbines with capacities beyond 15MW and rotors of up-to 250 metres, according to new research.

Subscribe to windpower Offshore and Windpower Monthly

In Depth

OPINION: Making the most of the offshore wind boom

OPINION: Making the most of the offshore wind boom

With the pace of offshore deployment increasing, the supply chain needs to keep pace. Here, vessel supplier Seajack's crewing manager, Ian Robertson, sets out the three major challenges facing the sector.

Floating offshore takes to the skies

Floating offshore takes to the skies

NETHERLANDS: Airborne wind energy systems (AWES) are seeing growing wind industry interest, but it remains an emerging technology set against conventional wind power's track record, production volumes and readiness for market.

Vessels go supersize

Vessels go supersize

WORLDWIDE: The latest fossil-fuel player to move into renewables is the owner of one of the world's largest crane vessels, capable of lifting 14,000 tonnes. As offshore wind turbines grow bigger and move into deeper water, could Saipem's oil and gas background give it an advantage over established players?

Floating wind eager for commercial projects

Floating wind eager for commercial projects

FRANCE: Encouraged by the success of Hywind Scotland, the floating offshore wind sector is aiming to make policymakers take note and move on to build utility-scale projects. But supply-chain challenges need addressing for serial production to become viable

Poland outlines offshore ambitions

Poland outlines offshore ambitions

POLAND: With costs coming down, a pre-existing supply chain and other sites being developed nearby, Poland is well placed to develop and build a large-scale offshore market.