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CIP and Avangrid to divide US offshore wind assets

CIP and Avangrid to divide US offshore wind assets

US offshore wind pioneers agree to restructure JV ahead of starting construction at their flagship Vineyard 1 project

New 100MW PPA for Ørsted's Borkum Riffgrund 3

New 100MW PPA for Ørsted's Borkum Riffgrund 3

German food retailer Rewe Group signs ten-year power purchase agreement for 100MW of power from offshore wind farm

Vestas to close three European wind factories

Vestas to close three European wind factories

Manufacturer says introduction of new products and integration of onshore and offshore businesses are behind closures

Offshore News & Analysis

SSE combines offshore wind farms into 4.1GW mega-project

Developer hopes to bring one of the world’s largest planned offshore wind farms online by end of the decade

GE to trial 3D printing for Haliade-X nacelles

Turbine manufacturer plans to begin trials of additive manufacturing for offshore wind turbine nacelles in 2022

Poland targets local content with offshore wind sector deal

Government and industry sign long-awaited sector deal mirroring an agreement reached in the UK two years ago

France picks bidders for 250MW floating offshore wind

Green energy giants, oil majors and investment firms are among ten bidders shortlisted for projects off Brittany

Developers reach financial close on $2.3b Vineyard Wind 1

Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ joint venture secures $2.3bn for 800MW US project

Offshore In depth

Wind power sector and fossil-fuel giants — friends or foes?

Will energy majors crush wind veterans with their deep pockets or become powerful allies on the path towards decarbonisation?

China’s oil majors dip their toes in offshore wind

Chinese oil and gas companies are beginning to invest in offshore wind, but seem less keen to own assets than European firms

Big oil plots a new path as tide turns on fossil fuels

As the climate crisis makes itself felt and the energy mix changes, oil and gas majors are looking to wind for a long-term future

Exclusive: MingYang ups stakes for offshore with 16MW launch

Chinese OEM’s MySE16-242 smashes previous size records, with a prototype planned as early as next year. Eize de Vries finds out more

Analysis: Turbine replacements to cost Europe €3.9bn by 2030

Expert analysis of offshore wind’s major component replacement market and the uncertainties related to jack-up vessels