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Ocean Winds has previously helped to develop floating offshore wind farms, including the 25MW Windfloat Atlantic project off Portugal

Key permit for 870MW South Korean floating wind

Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind joint venture aims to develop up to 1.3GW of floating wind off the coast of South Korea

Suomen Hyotytuuli's 40MW Tahkoluoto demonstration project in Finland's Gulf of Bothnia (pic credit: Mark Kusaiha)

Competition for offshore wind sites in Finland

Research permits awarded for offshore projects, but rule changes may be needed before construction can start

MingYang launched its MySE 11-230 typhoon-proof hybrid-drive offshore wind turbine in July 2020

MingYang wins 1GW offshore wind order in China

Chinese turbine manufacturer secures contract for two large wind farms in deep waters off south-east China

News and Analysis

MidAmerican plans 2GW-plus wind farm in the US

US utility unveils plans for its Wind Prime project, which would feature 2,042MW of wind and 50MW of solar capacity

New York’s first offshore wind farm gets the green light

BOEM’s final approval enables Ørsted and Eversource to begin construction of 12-turbine wind farm off the US’s east coast

Colombia opens new wind farm amid indigenous protests

President cuts ribbon at country’s first new wind farm in a decade as army is called in to protect projects under construction

Nordex’s wind turbine orders up by a third in 2021

German turbine manufacturer sees orders for its Delta4000 series dominate its order book in 2021 – as it did in 2020

CIP backs $3 billion Chilean hydrogen project

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners join AustriaEnergy and Oekowind for project powered by 1.7GW onshore wind

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?

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

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

Road to net zero: Local partners help avoid supply bottlenecks

Supply chains may be hard pushed to keep up with accelerating demand, especially in emerging offshore markets

Which developers are showing the way in offshore wind?

The final part of our market status report reflects on the offshore sector's rapid progress so far and the road ahead