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Offshore wind sees record 2019
The global offshore wind industry installed a record 6.1 GW of new capacity in 2019, according to new data from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).
Hywind clears state aid hurdle
The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has given the green light for Norway’s government to provide financial aid to the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm.
Iberdrola ramps up Saint Brieuc control
Iberdrola has signed a deal to take full control of French offshore wind farm company Ailes Marines, which is developing the 496 MW Saint Brieuc project.
EIB backs Pomeranian wind farm
Ignitis Group has signed a financing deal with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the construction of a new wind farm project in the Pomerania region of Poland.
Polish associations work on sector agreement
Two Polish wind energy associations are joining forces to create an offshore wind sector agreement along the lines of that created by the UK in 2019.
EU project to develop improved turbine design
An EU-funded project has been launched to help improve the performance and reduce the costs of critical subsystems in offshore wind turbines.
Americas wind installations have risen 12%
The latest data released by the GWEC shows that 13 427 MW of wind energy capacity was installed in the Americas in 2019, an increase of 12 % from 2018 installations
New partner joins Estonian offshore venture
International offshore contractor Van Oord has signed an agreement with Saare Wind Energy for the joint development of the proposed Saaremaa offshore wind farm in Estonia.
EBRD funds Kiyikoy expansion
The EBRD is funding a project to expand the Kiyikoy wind farm in the northwest of Turkey, it has announced.
MHI Vestas installs flagship WTG prototype
MHI Vestas has completed installation of a 9.5 MW turbine prototype at the Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark.
Poland pushes new wind rules
Poland has published a draft of a much-anticipated law designed to promote offshore wind energy.
French 'floater' crowdfund reaches €1 million
Developers behind a pilot floating wind farm off the coast of France have successfully raised €1 million in an online crowdfunding campaign.
DP Energy signs Iberdrola for 320 MW Aussie hybrid
Iberdrola and DP Energy have announced plans to partner on the construction of a 320 MW hybrid wind and solar power project in South Australia.
EDF unveils 110 MW wind farm plan
EDF Renewables has announced plans to build a 110 MW subsidy-free onshore wind farm in the UK.
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.