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News & in-depth analysis and features of the offshore wind sector, including project updates, offshore wind technology, policy, vessels, undersea cabling and marine services.

The wind and fishing industries have often come into conflict in the past (pic credit: Monty Rakusen/Getty Images)

‘Industry first’ as wind, fishing and port industries sign MoU for Irish floating project

Previously ‘fundamentally-opposed’ industries have set aside their differences to collaborate on the project

Corio Generation CEO Jonathan Cole

Interview: 15 Minutes with Corio Generation CEO Jonathan Cole

The developer on a fair price for offshore wind, where countries are getting it wrong on policy and the importance of price stabilisation

Doosan supplied ten 3MW turbines to the Tamra offshore wind farm in South Korea (pic credit: Korea South-East Power Company)

SGRE eyes Korean offshore with strategic Doosan cooperation

Siemens Gamesa and Doosan sign agreement to investigate strategic cooperation in South Korea's nascent offshore wind sector

Offshore News & Analysis

Ørsted installs 3D-printed reefs at Anholt offshore wind farm

Danish energy firm Ørsted unveils latest plans to boost biodiversity at one of its offshore wind farms

Biden administration launches federal partnership to boost US offshore wind

Policy initiative is geared to unlock an estimated $109bn for US offshore supply chain, including vessels

Siemens Gamesa wins firm order for Moray West

European turbine maker secures deal for first serial installation of its SG 14-222 DD turbine at Scottish wind farm

BlueFloat grows Australian offshore wind pipeline to 5GW

Developers expand Australian offshore wind pipeline as new prime minister “shifts narrative” on climate change

Offshore industry urged to act fast and switch to cost saving 132kV array systems

Carbon Trust report says there are dramatic cost savings for offshore wind from moving to 132kV and no technical showstoppers

Offshore In depth

Opinion: Slow down turbine development to speed up the offshore rollout - Vestas CTO

It's time for a more collaborative approach to meet 2030 offshore wind deployment targets

Opinion: How do we close the offshore wind skills gap?

A three-pronged approach is required, including seeking people with transferable skills as well as a diverse workforce

Interview: TetraSpar pioneer Henrik Stiesdal

The wind industry veteran behind the TetraSpar floater on the need to overcome our fear of mistakes and why competition is healthy

Opinion: Floating wind needs fresh data to harness potential

The advent of floating offshore wind technology requires that we take a fresh look at the data, argues Bronwyn Sutton

Superclass offshore turbines pose installation challenges

Offshore wind turbines are reaching dizzying new heights and capacities. Will the rest of the industry be able to keep up?