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EDPR and Aker Solutions plan 500MW South Korean floater

EDPR and Aker Solutions plan 500MW South Korean floater

EDP Renewables (EDPR) and offshore engineering firm Aker Solutions have bought into a consortium with WindPower Korea to develop a 500MW floating wind farm off Ulsan, South Korea.

MHI Vestas gets nod for 1GW Seagreen

MHI Vestas gets nod for 1GW Seagreen

MHI Vestas is in line to supply 114 turbines for the full 1,075MW Seagreen project in the North Sea. It will be Scotland's largest offshore wind farm.

Offshore wind cable market to grow 57% by 2023

Offshore wind cable market to grow 57% by 2023

The value of the global market for subsea cables is set to increase 57% in the next four years as the offshore wind sector expands.

Equinor's floating project to power oil and gas platforms

Equinor's floating project to power oil and gas platforms

Equinor has made a final investment decision on its almost NOK 5 billion (€500 million) Hywind Tampen project, committing to supplying platforms at two North Sea oil and gas fields with power from an 88MW floating wind farm.

Ideol signs deal for concrete foundations in Japan

Ideol signs deal for concrete foundations in Japan

French foundation specialist Ideol will work with Japanese construction company Taisei Corporation to develop concrete foundations for floating offshore wind projects using its damping pool design.

JERA expands in Taiwan as first wind farm completed

JERA expands in Taiwan as first wind farm completed

Japanese energy group JERA has agreed to acquire a 49% stake in the 376MW Formosa 2 project being developed off the west coast of Taiwan, while the last turbine has been installed at the country's first large-scale offshore wind farm.

in depth

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.

US offshore is making up for its slow start

The surprise bidding war seen in December's Massachusetts auction marked the first stage of a noticeable acceleration in the US offshore industry, which had been gathering pace since the country's maiden project -- the 30MW Block Island off Rhode Island -- was completed in 2016.

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