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Denmark unveils offshore support scheme for Thor

Denmark unveils offshore support scheme for Thor

The operator of the Thor offshore project will receive state support through a similar support mechanism to the UK's contract for difference model, the Danish government has announced.

Oil and gas sector's lessons for floating offshore wind

Oil and gas sector's lessons for floating offshore wind

Learning from the oil and gas industry can help accelerate floating offshore wind development and cut costs, according to attendees at a RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables conference.

RWE Renewables grows pipeline to 20GW

RWE Renewables grows pipeline to 20GW

RWE Renewables has grown its clean energy pipeline to around 20GW in the first few weeks after completing its acquisition of Innogy and E.on's portfolios, the developer announced.

Asia Pacific to drive 'global market to 2030'

Asia Pacific to drive 'global market to 2030'

"Significant capacity additions" in Asia Pacific are expected to drive a 29% growth in the value of the global wind power market between 2019 and 2030, reaching $124.6 billion by the end of the forecasting period, according to new analysis.

US and China to 'challenge UK's top offshore spot'

US and China to 'challenge UK's top offshore spot'

The UK is likely to retain its position as world leader in installed offshore wind capacity over the next few years, but will face challenges from the US and China as the technology becomes more attractive in markets beyond western Europe, according to new analysis.

Equinor hands SGRE Hywind Tampen turbine deal

Equinor hands SGRE Hywind Tampen turbine deal

Equinor signs up four suppliers for its Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind deal, including Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to provide the turbines.

in depth

US offshore wind: pipeline or pipe dream?

At the launch of the AWEA Offshore Windpower conference (22-23 October) in Massachusetts, Windpower Intelligence data shows the potential -- but improbable -- pipeline facing the US industry between 2020 and 2026.

Milestones on the road to 10GW

As the UK becomes the first country in the world to reach 10GW of offshore wind, Windpower Monthly looks back at the most significant steps over the past 20 years.

Community investor schemes gaining ground

In early July, Belgian developer and owner-operator Parkwind launched an initiative to raise up to €20 million from private individuals to support its offshore projects.

Further US setback as Vineyard delayed -- updated

The 800MW Vineyard Wind has been delayed as a result of a federal review into offshore wind's impact on the US. Will offshore wind ever truly take off in the country?

The hot and cold markets of 2019 so far

As we reach the mid-point of the year, Windpower Monthly takes a look at which markets are on a hot streak, and which are suffering from a freeze in installations.

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