Massachusetts is considering doubling its solicitations of offshore wind to 3.2GW. The first round of solicitations for 1.6GW of offshore wind is already under way, meaning the new goal could add a further 1.6GW by 2035, Windpower Monthly confirmed.
A coalition of industry organisations has called for Germany to raise its offshore wind targets to 20GW by 2030 and then 30GW by 2035 after installations slowed last year.
Onshore wind installations in the UK fell to 598MW in 2018, down from a record high of 2,666MW the previous year, new figures from Renewable UK show.
Annual increases of the amount of imported steel exempted from European Union (EU) tariffs will push up the price of wind and put 2030 renewable energy targets at risk, trade association WindEurope has claimed.
Plans to cut the feed-in tariff (FIT) for offshore wind in Taiwan has caused an uproar in the industry, with many of the major developers now pausing activities in the country, until the issue is resolved.
Ørsted has entered the Japanese offshore wind sector by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) to work jointly on offshore wind projects.
Investment in wind energy projects grew 3% in 2018, according to the latest figures from BloombergNEF (BNEF), as falling capital costs resulted solar investments falling 24%.
RWE has named its top team to lead a new renewable energy division following the completion of the transaction between the German group and E.on.
Offshore wind developer Ørsted has entered into a partnership agreement with a coalition of US fishing industry associations to improve communications between the two sectors.
A new generation of buyers and improved data are making risk mitigation tools increasingly popular, according to the CEO of a valuation and risk analytics firm that provides risk management services for renewable energy.
The first prototype of the 12MW Haliade-X turbine will be installed in Rotterdam in the Netherlands this summer, manufacturer GE has announced.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has unveiled its version of a 10MW offshore wind turbine, following similar product launches by sector rivals.
Masdar has acquired shares in two onshore wind projects in the US from John Laing Group.
United States AEP subsidiary launches 1.2GW RfP
United States 'BOEM should capitalise on Massachusetts success'
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Last month's blockbuster Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) triple auction in Massachusetts had significant implications for the wider US offshore wind industry, Liz Burdock of the Business Network for Offshore Wind writes.
Just when we had all (sort of) got our heads round the idea of the levelised cost of energy (LCOE), we need to do more.
Winning the economic argument has been a fundamental goal for the global wind power industry over the past few years. Renewable-energy sources, it was said, would only really flourish when they were cost-competitive with fossil fuels and nuclear.
The US was the dominant market for Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas in 2018, according to its preliminary data of order totals. Over a third of last year's order book was won in the country.
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