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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.
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.
1200 MW Park City Wind proposal
Vineyard Wind has submitted proposals for a 1200 MW offshore wind project to the state of Connecticut in response to its solicitation for offshore wind power.
Asia set for wind energy growth
Wind energy capacity in Asia could grow from 230 GW to over 2600 GW by 2050, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.
EBRD reviews Quadran loans
The EBRD is considering lending its support for the development, construction and finance of three onshore wind farms in Poland.
Queensland OKs 180 MW wind farm
Plans for a 180 MW wind farm in Australia’s Queensland state have been given the green light.
French floater selects MHI Vestas
The developers behind the Groix & Belle-Ile pilot floating offshore wind farm in France have selected MHI Vestas to supply the turbines for the project.
More certainty needed to ensure wind industry growth
WindEurope has called for more action from governments to secure continued growth in Europe’s wind energy sector.
Orsted to merge large offshore projects
Orsted has announced that it intends to merge some of its wind farm clusters in the North Sea into two large-scale projects.
Ofgem approves new Scottish island interconnector
A proposed 220 MW transmission link connecting the Orkney Islands and the Scottish mainland has been given the go-ahead by UK regulator Ofgem.
German government calls wind sector crisis meeting
Germany’s federal government has pledged to make reforms to boost the country’s ailing onshore wind energy sector.