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EDF Renewables has announced plans to build a 110 MW subsidy-free...
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WindFloat powers up
The world’s largest floating offshore wind turbines have started generating energy off the coast of Portugal.
Estonia launches permit process for offshore wind
The Estonian government has initiated the construction permit procedure for three offshore wind farms.
Siemens is preferred supplier for 2.64 GW US offshore wind project
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been named as the preferred WTG supplier for the 2640 MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project, the largest such project to date in the...
Lekela connects PETN to the grid
African renewable energy developer Lekela has connected its 159 MW Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye (PETN) wind farm to the grid.
EBRD funds 105 MW wind farm for Kosovo
The EBRD has agreed funding of €58 million for the 105 MW Bajgora wind farm in northern Kosovo.
Covestro signs 10 year PPA for Borkum Riffgrund output
Covestro has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Ørsted to buy 100 MW of the output from the planned Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm.
ESB takes stake in 450 MW offshore wind farm
ESB says it has reached a “milestone” in its low carbon business strategy with the purchase of a 50 per cent stake in the 450 MW Neart na Gaoith (NNG) offshore wind farm.
Vattenfall sets its sights on floating solar
Vattenfall is to build its first floating solar farm in the Netherlands, it has announced.
Siemens’ most powerful offshore WTG to be installed by Vattenfall
Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa have agreed to extend the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) turbine supply line to include all four of the Kust field's arrays.
Philippines awards Palawan contract
The Philippines government has given the go-ahead for the construction of a new wind farm in the Palawan region.
Vestas seals Kazakhstan deal
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has secured an order to deliver 48 MW of turbines for the expansion of the 52 MW Astana wind project in Kazakhstan.
French government unveils 1 GW offshore wind plan
The French government has announced plans for the development of a 1 GW offshore wind park off the coast of Normandy.
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.
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.