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  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Storage

    There are no local content requirements in offshore wind tenders in the Netherlands because the Dutch government sees competition as key to achieving cost reductions, Ruud de Bruijne, Project Manager Offshore Wind Energy at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( said during the Offshore WIND Conference in Amsterdam.

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins, R- Maine, and Tom Carper, D-Delaware, have introduced the Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act aimed at providing financial incentives to encourage investment in offshore wind energy.

  • 26 March 2019

    Offshore wind in Germany has taken a remarkable development in the past decade. With the zero bids in the last tender round, economics are also very attractive. Many companies from Germany have enabled that learning curve and are looking forward to cooperating with other market actors to further advance offshore wind. “We need to talk […]

  • 19 March 2010

    More government money is being pumped into the UK offshore wind industry with the announcement of a new £4.8 million research and development grant plus the opening of a new training tower at an offshore development centre in the north-east.

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fugro saw a 16.6% increase in revenue in the first half of 2018, said to be driven mainly by strong growth in the offshore wind, building and infrastructure and recovering oil & gas markets in the second quarter of the year.

  • 12 May 2006

    A proposal to build the biggest offshore wind farm in the nation won approval yesterday from Texas state officials, the latest development in the fast-growing segment of the alternative-energy industry. Texas General Land Office, which manages state lands and mineral rights, said yesterday that it reached an agreement granting Superior Renewable Energy LLC the rights […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    During the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2016 there was a new place on the exhibition floor called the Offshore WIND Expertise HUB. On the HUB, 22 companies were interviewed on various topics within the industry, from foundations to innovations and vessels in offshore wind to future prognosis. No stone was left unturned. Thank you […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Delays in the first offshore concession projectsin China are most likely to cause postponing of the second bidding round, which was supposed to begin in the first half of this year. The China Daily news portal writes that the second group of concession projects involves building of up to 2 GW of offshore wind energy […]

  • 8 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    The costs of offshore wind have been rising, due in part to the rising cost of energy, which has pushed up the costs of materials like steel By Dave Elliott (environmentalresearchweb) [mappress] Source: environmentalresearchweb, December 08, 2010

  • 2 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    OFFSHORE Wind China 2010, Asia’s first exhibition featuring offshore wind power, will be held from Monday to Wednesday at Shanghai…   [mappress] Source: shanghaidaily, June 02, 2010;

  • 5 September 2017

    The 8th annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) on 9 and 10 October 2017, part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC), will focus on the opportunities for the offshore wind sector for the short-, medium- and long-term. What will upcoming tenders offer the supply chain (short term)? What are the trends and opportunities in the […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Authorities & Government

    This morning, the UK’s Supreme Court ruled against Donald Trump in his latest legal battle against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). Donald Trump challenged the approval for the offshore wind project, given by Scottish ministers, arguing that the offshore wind farm would ruin the view from his Aberdeen golf resort. After losing a couple of times in the Scottish courts, the Trump […]

  • 18 June 2013

    Dear readers, you can now follow Offshore WIND on Facebook. To receive all the latest updates directly in your Facebook account news feed, please click HERE and like our page. Thank you! Your Offshore WIND Team

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ingka Group, the largest IKEA franchisee with 367 IKEA stores in 30 markets, has acquired a 25% stake in the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Ingka Group is part of a consortium which recently bought an 80% stake in Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH, the owner and operator of the wind […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch offshore access solutions specialist Ampelmann has won five new offshore wind contracts over the course of September.

  • 9 January 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Brazil has sworn in a new energy minister last Friday, who opened the door for ocean renewables development in this country, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy website. Namely, Minister Eduardo Braga said he wants the federal government to begin studies on offshore wind and ocean energy. There are no offshore wind farms built in Brazil at […]

  • 17 March 2017

    Can it reduce the cost of wind turbine operations and maintenance? The United Kingdom is leading in offshore wind. In 2014, four per cent of the UK electricity usage was generated by 22 wind farms. However, offshore wind is more expensive to generate than many alternative renewable sources and a target has been set of achieving a 30-40 per cent reduction in costs by 2023.

  • 30 December 2011

    The two figures of “100 million” and “10 million” are extremely meaningful to each Chinese people. By the end of October, the total installed capacity of China Guodian Corporation surpassed 100 million kilowatts, among which wind power 10 million kilowatts, the symbolic WTG is located at Jiangsu Rudong Offshore (Intertidal) 150,000 kilowatts Large-Scale Demonstration Wind […]

  • 9 April 2012

    Diving support is an essential activity in the offshore wind industry. From initial survey work, through installation work and on to yearly inspections, repair and maintenance programs (IRM) there are an abundance of tasks that can only be conducted by diving operations. Over the years this has led to highly specialised and experienced teams and […]

  • 5 November 2010
    Research & Development

    Solve the problem of accessing far-shore wind farms and you could land a £2 billion market opportunity. The competition closes at 1700 on 26… (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, November 05, 2010;

  • 5 November 2010
    Research & Development

    Solve the problem of accessing far-shore wind farms and you could land a £2 billion market opportunity. The competition closes at 1700 on 26… (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, November 05, 2010;

  • 4 November 2015

    Australia is to look into offshore wind power said Environment Minister Greg Hunt earlier this week at Bloomberg New Energy Finance conference in Shanghai. “We will try to facilitate offshore wind. There are some significant opportunities that are close to the electricity backbone and I think there are likely to be some major international financing […]