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Ørsted plans JV for Polish offshore wind

Ørsted plans JV for Polish offshore wind

Danish developer and Polish fossil-fuel company Ze Pak eye upcoming seabed lease auction and CfD tenders

Aker, DeepOcean and Solstad form offshore services alliance

Aker, DeepOcean and Solstad form offshore services alliance

Nordic trio pool resources to jointly offer product supply, fabrication and engineering services for offshore renewables

Nordex turbine orders rise by nearly 50% in Q3

Nordex turbine orders rise by nearly 50% in Q3

German turbine manufacturer Nordex saw new orders rise sharply in the third quarter of 2021 compared with Q3 2020

News and Analysis

TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group team up for US floating

Irish developer and rebranded oil major believe majority of US offshore wind resources are found in deeper waters

Vattenfall commits to immediate blade landfill ban

Swedish developer commits to recycling all blades by 2030 with interim 2025 target of recycling half of turbine blades

CWP and Mercuria join forces for 2GW European pipeline

The partners will focus on developing renewable energy projects in Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania and Ukraine

Iberdrola’s offshore wind leader to leave company

During Jonathan Cole’s tenure at Iberdrola, the Spanish energy giant has developed a global pipeline of offshore wind projects

Japanese oil major Eneos acquires renewables firm JRE

Eneos becomes Japan’s first oil wholesaler to agree a deal to acquire a large renewable energy company

In Depth

Wind power sector and fossil-fuel giants — friends or foes?

Will energy majors crush wind veterans with their deep pockets or become powerful allies on the path towards decarbonisation?

China’s oil majors dip their toes in offshore wind

Chinese oil and gas companies are beginning to invest in offshore wind, but seem less keen to own assets than European firms

Big oil plots a new path as tide turns on fossil fuels

As the climate crisis makes itself felt and the energy mix changes, oil and gas majors are looking to wind for a long-term future

Vestas’ Mediterranean boss on potential in southern Europe

Vestas president for the Mediterranean region sees good growth prospects in area if red tape is removed. Floating offshore beckons, too

Which developers are showing the way in offshore wind?

The final part of our market status report reflects on the offshore sector's rapid progress so far and the road ahead