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EDPR and Engie plan 1.5GW floating offshore wind off Greece

EDPR and Engie plan 1.5GW floating offshore wind off Greece

The Ocean Winds joint venture plans to work with Greece’s Terna Energy on developing what could be the country’s first offshore wind capacity

First power at RWE’s largest offshore wind farm

First power at RWE’s largest offshore wind farm

Triton Knoll has delivered power to the UK grid for the first time – on schedule, despite challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic

Bladt to expand facilities for future offshore wind turbines

Bladt to expand facilities for future offshore wind turbines

Bladt Industries plans to invest in its facilities in Odense, Denmark, to cater for new offshore wind turbines with tip heights of 250-300 metres

Offshore News & Analysis

China accounts for half of 2020 offshore wind additions

For a third year in a row, China leads global offshore wind installations, adding more than 3GW of capacity last year, according to GWEC

SSE and Acciona team up for Iberian offshore wind

Acciona and SSE form an alliance to co-develop offshore wind farms off the coasts of Spain and Portugal, and potentially in other markets

CIP to use offshore wind for 1GW green ammonia plant

Investment firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Plans to build an offshore wind-powered, 1GW electrolysis plant on the west coast of Denmark

Floating offshore wind could flourish in Asia as costs fall

The capital expenditure needed to pay for floating offshore wind in Asia Pacific could fall by 40% over the next decade, new research shows

Global offshore wind employment to triple by 2030

Hundreds of thousands of additional workers will be needed over the next decade to deliver the growth in offshore wind capacity, new analysis suggests

Offshore In depth

Exclusive: How Vestas beat rivals to launch first 15MW offshore turbine

Record-breaking 236-metre rotor and 15MW rating combine proven offshore experience with the latest EnVentus onshore technology. Eize de Vries finds out more

WindTech: Innovative crane concept could prevent future vessel shortage

The Tetrahedron high-lift crane can be retrofitted to help existing vessels install bigger turbines and has a concept ready for going up to 20MW-plus. Eize de Vries finds out more

Europe’s path to rolling out 300GW of offshore wind by 2050

With strategies and targets now firmly in place, all it takes is to get the turbines installed, right? Wrong. Windpower Monthly explores what needs to be done to achieve Europe’s ambition in three decades

Turbines of the Year 2020: Innovations

Crane solution means older vessels can be adapted to install next-generation offshore giants

Turbines of the Year 2020: Offshore turbines

Strong showing from Chinese manufacturers as established players focus on 10MW+