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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

Looking back on 2020 – Part 2: Losses mount as Covid adds to sector’s woes

The second part of our review of the year looks at how the industry's major players fared as lockdowns caused some delays in installations and quite a few CEOs were waved off

Six of the best: wind's CEO casualties in a long, hot summer

Several of the wind industry's long-established and best-known leaders have recently announced their departures. We look at their past achievements and the challenges their replacements will face

France finally joins the offshore club

The fact that France's first operating offshore wind turbine is a floater perhaps tells us more about the lack of progress in the country's fixed-bottom foundation sector than the speed of development in floating platforms.

Floating wind eager for commercial projects

FRANCE: Encouraged by the success of Hywind Scotland, the floating offshore wind sector is aiming to make policymakers take note and move on to build utility-scale projects. But supply-chain challenges need addressing for serial production to become viable

Poland outlines offshore ambitions

POLAND: With costs coming down, a pre-existing supply chain and other sites being developed nearby, Poland is well placed to develop and build a large-scale offshore market.