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Formosa 1 offshore wind array inaugurated
On 12 November Ørsted celebrated the inauguration of its Formosa 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan, the first offshore wind array built by the company in Asia-Pacific.
YEKA production line poised to start
A Siemens-Türkerler-Kalyon consortium is preparing to launch operations at a nacelle production facility in Turkey.
Poland drafts offshore wind bill
Poland’s government has drafted a bill to support the development of its offshore wind energy sector.
Taiwan increases targets for offshore wind
The Taiwan government has outlined new targets for offshore wind capacity.
Masdar pens deal for Uzbek solar
Masdar has signed a deal to build a 100 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) farm in Uzbekistan.
AES signs Son My 2 MOU
US energy firm AES has signed an agreement with the Vietnamese government to build the $1.7 billion Son My 2 gas-fired power plant.
'Climate goals at risk' – Capgemini report
Capgemini’s latest World Energy Markets Observatory (WEMO) report has warned that climate goals for 2050 will not be achieved if current trends continue.
First use of HVDC for offshore WTG link
ABB is to supply its HVDC Light converter systems to connect what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farms to the UK grid.
Shell buys into offshore wind
Oil giant Shell has signed an agreement to buy 100 % of Eolfi, a French renewable energy developer and specialist in the floating offshore wind energy sector.
EDF acquires Pivot
EDF Group has accelerated its development of battery storage and electric vehicle charging technologies with the acquisition of Pivot Power.
RWE buys Polish wind pipeline
RWE has purchased a 1.5 GW offshore wind project pipeline in Poland.
Massachusetts opts for Mayflower
The US state of Massachusetts has selected a bid from Mayflower Wind to develop an offshore wind farm.
Kvaerner and Siemens win Hywind contracts
Equinor has signed contracts worth a total NOK3.3 billion for the development of its Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm.
Offshore wind 'set for growth' – IEA
Offshore wind is set to play a major role in the world’s energy mix according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.
WindFloat Atlantic sets sail
The largest and most powerful wind turbine to be used in a floating wind project has been towed out to sea and is now in place on Principle Power’s WindFloat semi-submersible foundation.
Seagreen picks out MHI Vestas
Seagreen Wind Energy Ltd has selected MHI Vestas as its preferred supplier for up to 114 turbines for the proposed Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland.
Military blocks Taggen wind farm
Plans for a 300 MW wind farm off the coast of Sweden have been cancelled following opposition to the project from the country’s military.
Multi-turbine floater completes tests
The W2Power prototype, the first multi-turbine floating wind platform, has successfully completed tests at the Plocan test site in Spain.
South Africa to boost renewables
South Africa's government has outlined its strategy to build over 22 GW of new wind, solar and storage capacity by 2030.