Posts Tagged ‘Offshore’

Dutch plan to build giant offshore solar power farm

An offshore seaweed farm in the North Sea will be turned into a large solar power farm that aims to pipe energy to the Dutch mainland in roughly three years. The project comes at a critical time for the Netherlands, which is struggling to curb fossil fuel use and meet greenhouse gas emission targets after […]

World’s soon-to-be largest offshore wind farm just began…

For all of their apparent benefits, it should be no surprise to anyone why many countries have decided to go all in for wind energy by building massive wind farms. Soon, the world's largest offshore wind farm will finally be in operation. View full post on Wind Power News

Offshore Wind Power Market (Turbine, Substructure, and Electrical…

Offshore Wind Power Market is expected to grow from an estimated USD +27.01 Billion in 2017 to USD +55.10 Billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of +15.31% from 2017 to 2022. Renewables in the power generation mix, energy efficiency mandates demanding carbon emission reduction, and government incentives supporting renewable energy deployment. View full post on […]

UK built half of Europe’s offshore wind power in 2017

Capacity is growing fast and turbines getting bigger – some almost as large as the Shard Britain accounted for more than half of the new offshore wind power capacity built in Europe last year, as the sector broke installation records across the continent. The windfarms out in the North Sea and other shallow European waters […]

Massachusetts Unveils Three Offshore Wind Farm Proposals

The race is on to build the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the United States on the federal Outer Continental Shelf. In December, three companies – Bay State Wind, Deepwater Wind, and Vineyard Wind – submitted bids in response to the Request for Proposal issued by the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies , in coordination […]

Maine offshore wind project rules out Port Clyde as cable site

In this photo from 2014 is pictured the University of Maine's floating wind turbine, VolturnUS, after its first year at sea in Castine. The 1:8-scale prototype for the huge 6-megawatt turbines is the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the U.S. The proposed route for a cable that would bring electricity from an offshore […]

Offshore Wind Energy Market : High Costs, Risks, and Supply Chain…

According to the report, global offshore wind energy market was valued at USD 20.3 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 57.2 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 16.2% between 2017 and 2022. Energy has been extracted from wind sources since a long time. View full post on Wind Power News

Coastal oil and gas drilling won’t affect offshore wind projects, U.S. official says

The Trump Administration's decision to offer nearly all coastal U.S. waters for oil and gas drilling won't interfere with the government's aggressive steps to lease those waters for possibly thousands of wind turbines, federal officials said. The U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, which will oversee both programs, already has granted a 70,000-acre […]

Letter: Any disruption to fishing industry from offshore wind…

The region's fishing community has every right to be concerned that new offshore wind farms could affect their industry . In the near term, restrictions will be necessary in the area of construction. View full post on Wind Power News

Cuomo: State to seek 800 megawatts of offshore wind power

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday said the state will seek solicitations for “at least” 800 megawatts of offshore wind this year and next, following his call for 2,400 megawatts of offshore wind in the state by 2030. The announcement, in the governor's State of the State address, further asserts the state's role in what […]