Posts Tagged ‘Offshore’

Drone footage shows world’s largest offshore windfarm – video

The world’s largest offshore windfarm has opened off the Cumbrian coast. Walney Extension covers 145 sq km of the Irish Sea and has a capacity of 659 megawatts, enough energy to power 590,000 homes World’s largest offshore windfarm opens off Cumbrian coast Continue reading… View full post on Wind power | The Guardian

World’s largest offshore windfarm opens off Cumbrian coast

Walney Extension will power 590,000 homes amid fears Brexit could stifle growth The world’s biggest offshore windfarm has officially opened in the Irish Sea, amid warnings that Brexit could increase costs for future projects. Walney Extension, off the Cumbrian coast, spans an area the size of 20,000 football pitches and has a capacity of 659 […]

WINDEUROPEMore regional cooperation key to unlocking offshore wind potential in the Baltic Sea

WindEurope CEO, Giles Dickson, stressed the potential of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea. The Baltic Sea has strong and stable winds, less extreme wind conditions than the North Sea, shallow water depths and short distances to shore. View full post on Wind Power News

Germany just approved 1,610 megawatts of offshore wind power

Offshore wind turbines could soon provide more electricity for Germany – to the tune of 1,610 megawatts . The country recently held an auction for companies that want to build offshore wind projects, ultimately granting six construction licenses. View full post on Wind Power News

The value of offshore wind energy: What the US is missing out on

AUGUST 11: Offshore turbines are constructed three miles off Block Island, RI. The nation's first off-shore wind farm is nearing completion, a milestone that clean energy advocates hope will usher in a new era of wind power. View full post on Wind Power News

Offshore wind energy right for Connecticut

To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: Favorable winds are blowing from offshore – winds that literally will bolster the economic and environmental futures for both the region and state, as long as state officials and regulators move decisively. […]

Consortium to develop floating offshore wind farm in California

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority announced April 3 it has selected a consortium of companies comprised of Principle Power Inc. , EDPR Offshore North America LLC , Aker Solutions Inc. , H.T. Harvey & Associates and Herrera Environmental Consultants Inc. to enter into a public-private partnership to pursue the development of an offshore wind energy […]

Mitsubishi Offshore Wind Farm Project in the UK

TOKYO, Mar, 26 2018; Mitsubishi Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire 33.4% of shares in Moray Offshore Windfarm Limited , through its wholly owned UK-based subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe Limited , with EDP Renewables, a renewable energy company from Spain. DGE has become one of the main MOWEL shareholders, along with EDPR and […]

Netherlands to Build 1st Wholly unsubsidized Offshore Wind Farms

The Dutch government has begun to follow through on its renewable energy pledges by awarding Swedish firm Vattenfall two contracts for what will be the world's first wind farms to be built entirely without public money. The Dutch government has announced that its call for tender for zero-subsidy offshore wind bids had paid off and […]

Swancor aims at cumulative 2.6GW offshore wind power installation in Taiwan by 2025

Swancor Holding aims to reach cumulative installation capacity of 520MW by 2020 and 2.6GW by 2025 for offshore wind farms in the Taiwan Strait, according to company chairman and president Robert Tsai. Swancor supplies resin used to make vanes of wind turbines andt develops offshore wind farms through its subsidiary Swancor Renewable Energy. View full […]