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Innovative solution for offshore mooring

WORLDWIDE: Offshore windpower is one of the fastest-growing renewable energy sectors, attracting substantial interest and investment in Europe, the US and China. Developers are exploiting the strong and consistent wind resources at sea to drive down the costs of wind-generated electricity.

Vineyard Wind secures levelised cost of $65/MWh

UNITED STATES: The 800MW Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts will generate electricity for $65/MWh over the 20-year lifetime of the project, according to a letter recommending its approval.

Elia grows grid investments to integrate wind

BELGIUM/GERMANY: Transmission systems operator (TSO) Elia increased its investments in grid infrastructure designed to better integrate renewable energy in the first half of the year.

Ørsted and Northland win further Taiwan capacity

TAIWAN: Danish developer Ørsted and Canadian firm Northland Power have both secured further Taiwanese offshore wind capacity totalling 1.6GW for an average bid price of TWD 2,456/MWh ($80.94/MWh).

Shell joins offshore accelerator

EUROPE: Oil and gas giant Shell has joined the Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator programme as the Dutch firm takes greater interest in the industry.

GOW 2018: Deployment key to cost reduction

UK: Greater clarity is needed on pipeline volumes if further cost reductions of offshore wind are to be achieved, industry representatives have said.

GOW 2018: Increased investment in UK offshore wind is a 'no-brainer'

UK: Trade association RenewableUK is leading the campaign to persuade the government to target 30GW of offshore wind by 2030.

EnBW to support California floating project

US: EnBW has entered the US offshore market by forming a joint venture (JV) with Seattle-based developer Trident Winds to build an up-to 1GW floating project off the coast of central California.

Maine 'well-suited' for offshore wind job boom

UNITED STATES: Greater industry engagement and forward-thinking strategies could help Maine leverage its advantages in infrastructure, academia, and natural resources to support more than 2,000 jobs, according to a new study.

Simplifying and lightening offshore turbines with compressed air energy storage

WORLDWIDE: Well-proven equipment and machinery can be deployed for the fast development of CAES-equipped wind turbines.

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