Posts Tagged ‘Offshore’

The world’s biggest offshore wind farm is being built in the UK

Very soon, the UK will be home to the world's largest wind farm . The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy announced that DONG Energy is building a 1,386 megawatt wind farm called Hornsea Project Two. View full post on Wind Power News

Taiwan county signs with CIP to boost offshore wind power generation

The Chnaghua County government has disclosed it has signed an MoU with Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for cooperation to boost development of offshore wind power generation in central Taiwan. Offshore areas to the west of the central county has advantages of strong wind and shallow waters, making them suitable for developing offshore wind farms, Holst […]

Nuclear plans ‘should be rethought after fall in offshore windfarm costs’

Lib Dems and green groups say reduced price of state support should sound death knell for plants such as Hinkley Point C The government is under pressure to reconsider its commitment to a new generation of nuclear power stations after the cost of offshore wind power reached a record low. Experts said green energy had […]

Huge boost for renewables as offshore windfarm costs fall to record low

Green groups say record low price should sound death knell for Hinkley Point C after subsidy auction sets price for windpower below even lowest forecast Offshore windfarms will be built for a record low price in the UK early next decade, after developers bid far more aggressively than expected for a multimillion-pound pot of government […]

Wind Power Coating: Advent for Smart Coating Systems for Offshore Wind Farms to Bolster Demand

The Wind Power Coating Market is dominated by Asia Pacific owing to government initiatives to minimize greenhouse gas emission in the region. The aim to lower operating costs of independent power producers and utilities is driving the global Wind Power Coating Market. View full post on Wind Power News

RSPB loses legal fight against £2bn offshore windfarm in Scotland

Neart na Gaoithe project on east coast likely to go ahead after long-running court battle despite claim it threatens seabirds A £2bn offshore windfarm in Scotland looks set to go ahead after the RSPB lost a long-running legal challenge against the plans, which the conservationists said threatened puffins, gannets and kittiwakes. The Scottish government gave […]

Virginia utility agrees to install two offshore wind turbines for study

This week, Virginia utility Dominion announced that it would partner with Danish firm Dong Energy to build two offshore wind turbines as test cases for a commercial-sized installation. Currently, the US only has one 30MW commercial offshore wind farm off Block Island in Rhode Island. View full post on Wind Power News

Md. offshore wind projects may hurt, instead of help, environment

The MV Ocean Discovery is preparing to survey the sea bottom off Ocean City to find solid places to set huge wind turbines. The MV Ocean Discovery is preparing to survey the sea bottom off Ocean City to find solid places to set huge wind turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

Offshore Wind Energy Market Is Expected to Witness Substantial Growth During Forecast by 2025.

As per the Global Wind Energy Council , weakening prices of offshore wind energy is luring countries outside developed regions, thus steering the offshore wind energy market toward development. The Global Wind Report, published recently by GWEC revealed that over 54GW of wind power was installed worldwide in 2016 and that the industry is likely […]

The Netherlands opens massive offshore wind farm

In recent years it has seemed like European countries are just constantly outdoing each other when it comes to wind power generation. The latest to steal the spotlight is The Netherlands, which has just opened a massive offshore wind farm that just falls short of being the world's largest. View full post on Wind Power […]