Policy & MarketsRSS feed
News & in-depth analysis of offshore wind power and renewable energy policy, legislation & regulation, pricing, tariffs & incentives, permitting and environmental issues.
WORLDWIDE: Faster commissioning of Chinese transmission lines and larger auction volumes could help boost capacity growth by nearly a quarter over the next five years, according to a new report.
UNITED STATES: New Jersey's Economic Development Authority (EDA) is seeking help to prepare the state's port infrastructure and supply chain programs to support its nascent offshore wind sector.
UNITED STATES: Virginia should aim to have 3GW of onshore wind and solar PV in development or operating by 2022 and 2GW of offshore wind online by 2028, the state's new energy plan reaffirms.
HAMBURG 2018: The United States' first steps in offshore wind have impressed the Global Wind Energy Council's global offshore ambassador.
HAMBURG 2018: The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has set up a task force to accelerate the development of offshore wind across the world.
UNITED STATES: If Virginia was to back development of offshore wind, it could become the tipping point in investment by developers, a new report by BVG Associates has concluded.
GERMANY: Certification body DNV GL has published revised standards for the design of floating wind turbines and their structures.
UK: Realism over the challenges that floating offshore faces was balanced by optimism that they will be overcome as experts gathered at the Windpower Monthly forum.
FRANCE: The offshore wind sector breathed a sigh of relief when president Emmanuel Macron announced late last month the government has reached agreement on new, lower tariffs for the six offshore projects awarded in 2012 and 2014, thus saving them from cancellation.
UNITED STATES: Demand for clean energy, digitalisation and moving away from centralised grid systems will be the growing trends in the US power market over the next five years, according to Lars Andersen, new North American president of K2 Management.
UNITED STATES: In densely populated regions such as the north-east, the proximity to major cities adds value to offshore wind projects, according to a new report.
TURKEY: Turkish energy minister Berat Albayrak unveiled plans in late February for a 1GW offshore wind project, with a tender set to be held later this year.
£35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens: JSM Associates: Unique opportunity to join a small but growing independent consultancy with an excellent reputation...
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Range of Bens: JSM Associates: Fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's most highly regarded consultancies...