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Equinor offshore wind boss leaves for Aker Solutions

Equinor offshore wind boss leaves for Aker Solutions

Equinor's senior vice president of wind and low-carbon development, Stephen Bull, is leaving to join offshore wind sector newcomer Aker Solutions

Offshore wind spending reaches record high in 2020

Offshore wind spending reaches record high in 2020

A surge of offshore wind farm finance in 2020 set an all time record for the sector, smashing the old benchmark by more than 56%, new findings show

Acciona researching Spanish offshore wind-solar-green hydrogen hybrid

Acciona researching Spanish offshore wind-solar-green hydrogen hybrid

EU backs first-of-a-kind green hydrogen experiment project with €6m to establish an industrial-scale floating wind and solar array in the laboratory

Offshore News & Analysis

Offshore wind newcomer divests 80% of Swedish lake project

UK investment firm Downing will buy a majority stake in a 100MW wind farm in Lake Vänern for around €29 million

Massachusetts governor vetoes higher offshore wind target

A climate bill that would have raised the state’s offshore wind target by an additional 2.4GW has been stymied by the governor on the grounds that cutting emissions by an extra 5% in the next ten years would cost $6 billion

Six groups join race for Denmark's Thor offshore wind farm

The Danish Energy Agency has prequalified sector giants and energy companies from across Europe to develop the up to 1GW offshore wind farm — the country's largest yet

Equinor and BP victorious in New York offshore wind tender

Equinor and BP have been selected to build nearly 2.5GW of offshore wind off the coast of New York, taking the US state’s total offshore commitments with the energy giants to 3.3GW

Vestas to cut jobs as part of offshore wind JV integration

Vestas plans to cut about 220 jobs as it integrates MHI Vestas into the company

Offshore In depth

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+

Baltic Insight report: Reaching out across the sea

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

Baltic Insight report: Poland in pole position as offshore prepares to gear up

As Europe looks to offshore wind to help reach its net-zero target, the Baltic Sea is set to see a big increase in construction over the next decade, with new markets entering the field