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US starts permitting for Kitty Hawk offshore wind farm

US starts permitting for Kitty Hawk offshore wind farm

BOEM launches public consultation ahead of environmental review for Avangrid Renewables’ 800MW-plus project

Equinor to trial safe fishing with floating offshore wind

Equinor to trial safe fishing with floating offshore wind

Equinor and government group Marine Scotland launch investigation on safe fishing around floating offshore wind

Opinion: Vietnam shouldn’t rush to offshore wind auctions

Opinion: Vietnam shouldn’t rush to offshore wind auctions

Vietnam’s offshore wind sector has attracted much interest. But what needs to be done for it to grow and succeed?

Offshore News & Analysis

US to miss 30GW offshore wind target, new report warns

Lack of manufacturing facilities, US-registered vessels and dedicated ports could cause country to miss federal target, new report warns

Acciona and SSE target Polish offshore wind

Developers continue offshore wind partnership initially forged for Spain and Portugal, turning attention to Polish Baltic Sea

Four missing after South China Sea offshore wind accident

Offshore construction vessel in operation at Huizhou Gangkou I wind farm tilted with 65 people on board, according to reports

Ocean Winds plans Canary Islands floating offshore wind

Joint venture behind WindFloat Atlantic teams up with local renewables specialist for floating offshore wind project in Spanish waters

Vestas poised to build offshore wind factory in Japan

Danish manufacturer plans assembly and manufacturing facility after Japan selects it in supply chain subsidy programme

Offshore In depth

How the EIB shoulders risk in offshore wind funding

The European Investment Bank invested €10bn to kick-start the offshore wind sector and now hopes to do the same for floating technology

MingYang targets floating and supersized offshore wind

OEM prepares to install 11MW offshore prototype and China’s first floating turbine as it pushes volume models before support ends

Are vertical-axis wind turbines really the future?

New research suggests VAWTs could surpass current offshore giants. Eize de Vries talks to an aerodynamics expert who disagrees

Opinion: Hurdles ahead, but US will get there on offshore wind

With a president prepared to put resources and talent into offshore wind, the US is ready to get serious about creating its own industry

Baltic Insight report: Overcoming ice challenges

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