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Two of India’s biggest fossil fuel and power groups aim to collaborate to explore opportunities in renewables — including offshore wind — in their domestic market and abroad.
The US’ first freshwater wind farm in the Great Lakes has finally been given the green light, but with operating constrictions that are “fatal” to the development.
The developer of Finland’s first 40MW offshore wind farm is considering adding up to 720MW of new capacity to the site.
The Danish finance ministry has unveiled plans to support 4GW of new offshore wind capacity in the form of new energy islands which will both increase the country’s renewables share but also support decarbonising carbon-intensive industries.
The Irish government has accelerated over 3GW of offshore wind capacity through a new marine permitting regime.
Lithuania’s energy ministry has proposed a site in the Baltic Sea for up to 700MW of offshore wind capacity it claims could meet a quarter of the country’s electricity needs.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has unveiled details of the world’s largest and most powerful single-rotor turbine and aims for commercial availability by 2024. Eize de Vries spoke exclusively to the senior figures behind this ambitious product.
Swedish developer Hexicon has formed a joint venture with South African counterpart Genesis Eco-Energy Developments to build what would be the continent’s first offshore wind project.
The National Research Energy Laboratory's 15MW reference wind turbine aims to become an open-access benchmark for (academic) researchers and industry collaborators. Eize de Vries takes a closer look and talks to those involved.
After years of talk and planning, work begins in earnest at one of the world's highest-potential offshore wind markets
The current century has seen the wind industry move into the mainstream, becoming a legitimate source of electricity across the world. To celebrate Earth Day 2020, we want to show you how far the industry has come.
Netherlands-based Seawind Ocean Technologies has ambitious targets to install a 6.2MW floating two-bladed demonstrator in Scottish waters next year, followed by an enhanced 12.2MW prototype in 2022.
Pilot projects across Europe are looking at using renewable energy to push beyond generating electricity. Powering electrolysis to produce "green" hydrogen could help decarbonise transport and heating while using existing offshore infrastructure.