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Saitec plans pilot with three 15MW floating wind turbines

Saitec plans pilot with three 15MW floating wind turbines

Spanish engineering firm aims to install three 15MW turbines on its Sath (swinging around twin hull) concrete floating platforms

Vessel 'oil leak' halts offshore work at Saint Brieuc – updated

Vessel 'oil leak' halts offshore work at Saint Brieuc – updated

Iberdrola has stopped drilling work at the site off Brittany, France, after hydraulic fluid leaked from a jack-up vessel

Oil major Shell joins hunt for Norwegian offshore wind

Oil major Shell joins hunt for Norwegian offshore wind

Shell, BKK and Lyse will apply for licences in the Sørlige Nordsjø II and Utsira Nord Norwegian offshore wind auctions

News and Analysis

Iberdrola targets Asian wind and solar projects

Spanish energy giant signs pact with GS Energy to build renewables projects in South Korea and other Asian markets

Chile delays power tender deadline amid new lockdown

Tender traditionally dominated by renewables pushed back by six weeks as Chilean capital enters Covid-19 lockdown

Ocean Winds JV plans 1.2GW offshore wind in South Korea

EDP Renewables and Engie announced plans for the new project at an investment forum in Madrid, according to South Korean officials

CWP plans 30GW wind and solar power-to-x in Mauritania

North African country’s government pledges to accelerate $40 billion project’s permitting and development

Vestas secures large turbine orders in Brazil and Ukraine

Danish OEM Vestas secures more than 700MW of orders for different wind turbine models in Brazil and Ukraine

In Depth

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

Baltic Insight report: Overcoming ice challenges

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

Looking back on 2020 – Part 5: Politicians pledge green post-Covid recovery

With the economic case for wind now beyond doubt, businesses and governments lined up to pledge net-zero targets and increased renewable energy deployment – which will have to go hand-in-hand with system integration measures. The final part of Windpower Monthly's review of the year looks at the policies, promises and projects

Testing sea bed conditions in the Taiwan Strait

After years of talk and planning, work begins in earnest at one of the world's highest-potential offshore wind markets

Details needed over UK's onshore wind reprieve

The UK government’s effective ban on the development of onshore wind was impossible to reconcile with a target of net-zero emissions by 2050.