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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.

Equinor eyes Norwegian floating offshore wind bid

Equinor eyes Norwegian floating offshore wind bid

Equinor teams with Norwegian renewable energy company Vårgrønn to prepare a bid for a project off the country's south-west coast

Siemens Gamesa in line for full 1GW-plus Hai Long off Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa in line for full 1GW-plus Hai Long off Taiwan

Northland Power and Yushan Energy name Siemens Gamesa as preferred supplier for its 1,044MW Hai Long offshore wind cluster

Equinor and Polenergia win Polish offshore wind contracts

Equinor and Polenergia win Polish offshore wind contracts

Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office latest award of CfDs means it has now contracted about 4.3GW of offshore wind in the Baltic Sea

Offshore News & Analysis

Floating offshore wind farm eyes Chevron-backed platform

Local content drive underpins Simply Blue Energy and Subsea 7's deal to assess Ocergy's low-weight floating platform design

GE’s Haliade-X cleared for markets in typhoon zones

DNV’s certification verifies that the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine can operate safely and efficiently under extreme wind conditions

How Ørsted plans to solve offshore wind cable challenge

Danish developer reports erosion and risk of cable failures due to cable protection system that was previously the “industry standard”

Total buys into Taiwanese offshore wind sector

Deal to purchase 23% stake in Wpd’s 640MW Yunlin project marks oil major’s entry in the Asian offshore wind market

Ørsted’s profits down in first quarter despite higher revenues

Offshore maintenance provisions and lower wind speeds than last year pushed down Danish developer's profits in the first quarter of 2021

Offshore In depth

Baltic Insight report: Overcoming ice challenges

Installing and maintaining offshore turbines to cope with icy conditions poses additional difficulties for wind technicians

Baltic Insight report: Reaching out across the sea

With nine countries bordering the Baltic Sea, some cross-border projects are in the works, from transmission links to co-developing sites

Poland in pole position as Baltic Sea offshore wind gathers pace

Now that Poland has awarded power deals to its first offshore wind projects, read our insight report on the Baltic Sea

How Siemens Gamesa’s offshore turbines hit 97% availability

SGRE’s technology chief on enhancing reliability, reducing downtime and the possibility of working with other OEMs

Who are the key players pushing the US offshore wind agenda?

Windpower Monthly takes a look at the people president Joe Biden has tasked with delivering his clean energy promises