offshore wind industry News

  • Offshore wind & transmission forum

    Last week the EU council agreed to allocate EUR 576 million to offshore wind projects within the EU, as part of the stimulus package. Nearly half of the allocation is earmarked for offshore wind transmission infrastructure projects which will provide a huge boost to the offshore wind industry and help open up the private sector investment opportunities.Green Power Conferences’ Offshore Wind and ...


    By Green Power Conferences

  • Offshore Wind Industry Research Report - ReportsnReports

    Offshore Wind Industry – Growth Potential Hampered by Issues in Supply Chain and Financing is the latest report from industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the challenges in offshore wind market. The research provides an understanding of the technology of wind turbines, generators, rotor blades, gear box and so on. The research also provides ...


  • Offshore wind industry working on a new power class

    The offshore wind industry is gearing up for the next turbine generation despite uncertainty about Germany's future political and economic environment. Far from being modified onshore machines, these turbines will be specifically designed for the offshore market in the next-higher power class of 7 to 10 MW. "Investors want technology that lowers their energy costs and makes offshore projects more ...


  • Press release: Wind in the sails of the offshore wind industry council

    The first meeting of the new offshore wind sector council will take place today co-chaired by Keith Anderson, Chief Corporate Officer (CCO) of ScottishPower and Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon. The meeting comes as government and the industry prepare to deliver the offshore wind industrial strategy which will be published in the coming months. ...

  • Wind Energy Update: Offshore Wind 2011: the Facts

    Wind Energy Update reports offshore wind, with its incomparably high energy production per hour witnessed important developments during 2011: RWE - The fifth largest utility company in Europe, with 3 offshore wind projects in the UK (North Hoyle, Rhyl Flats and Greater Gabbard) and a pipeline of 6.5GW of offshore wind capacity, announced 40% increase in its annual renewables investments to ...


    By PRWeb

  • Offshore wind powers ahead in Europe

    A building boom is underway offshore in Europe. Up to 400 giant wind turbines are due to be built off the northeast coast of the UK in what will be the world’s largest offshore wind development. Output from the Dogger Bank project will be 1.2 Gigawatts – enough to power ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Offshore wind accelerator - News update

    Fjellstrand WindServer vessels will help to substantially reduce offshore wind operation and maintenance costs. Fjellstrand, one of the 13 access companies we have been supporting over the last 12 months from our Access Competition has achieved a major and exciting milestone - they have received an order for six vessels.  All six vessels will enter services in 2013 for major ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Research and Markets: Grid Connectivity Issues Faced by the German Offshore Wind Industry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p5mdjn/grid_connectivity) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Grid Connectivity Issues Faced by the German Offshore Wind Industry" to their offering. Grid Connectivity Issues Faced by the German Offshore Wind ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Offshore wind industry can compete with gas and coal within a decade

    The report states that the industry must significantly reduce costs over the next five years through a number of key actions, outlining where savings can be found. These include deploying larger turbines to increase energy capture (9%); fostering competition between industrial players (7%); commissioning new projects (7%); and tackling challenges in the supply chain such as construction ...


    By WindEurope

  • New co-chair of the Offshore Wind Industry Council appointed

    DONG Energy Wind Power’s Country manager, Benj Sykes, was today announced as the new co-chair of the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) by Business and Energy Minister, the Rt. Hon Michael Fallon MP, who also co-chairs the group. The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is the strategic partnership forum between Government and the offshore wind industry. OWIC’s role is to drive ...

  • Offshore wind industry to slash costs by over 30% in next seven years

    Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force Report sets out key actions for industry and Government to cut the cost of generating electricity in the sector by over 30% to £100 per megawatt hour by 2020. Task Force report builds on the findings of new study by The Crown Estate which also concludes that reaching £100 per MWh is achievable within the next seven years. Energy ...

  • German Offshore Wind Parks Face Delays, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources Europe (Galway, Ireland) -- Construction of Germany's offshore wind parks will be delayed due to complications in connecting turbines to the power grid. The issue is primarily caused by problems with the construction of transmission lines and transformer stations. ...


    By Marketwire

  • BIS visit Oslo to share industrial policy on offshore wind

    Rachel Egan, Assistant Director for the Offshore Wind Industrial Strategy the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, visited Oslo on 3 September to explain UK’s joint Government and industry programme to develop the UK’s offshore wind sector. Norwegian companies are important partners in driving UK’s growing offshore wind industry forward. Visit included meetings ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: Banking on Europe`s offshore wind industry

    The offshore wind industry has already garnered government support and is increasingly piquing the interest of the private sector thanks to its ability to contribute significantly to the European renewable energy targets of 2020.  As installed capacity continues to grow, and market share increases, the banking sector will continue to become progressively more involved in this industry. The ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • 2012 Deep Research Report on Europe and China Offshore Wind Power Industry

    Single User License (PDF): 2500USD ; Global License: 4500USD ; Pages: 257 ; Tables and Figures: 77 ; Published date: Jul 19, 2012. Offshore wind is the mean of a reliable, intensive and abundant renewable energy. This relatively new source of electricity generation, which is capable to meet much of the populated coastal areas need for power around the world, has been also stimulating the ...


  • £3m joint industry programme to accelerate the deployment of the UK offshore wind programme

    Offshore wind has tremendous potential to deliver considerable clean, renewable electricity for the UK. The Carbon Trust’s offshore wind accelerator (OWA) has been commissioned by the leading offshore wind developers in the UK, The Crown Estate, Marine Scotland and Department of Energy and Climate Change ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Officials hope 1st US offshore wind farm will boost industry

    Construction has begun off Rhode Island's coast on the nation's first offshore wind farm, a milestone that federal and state officials say will help the fledgling U.S. industry surge ahead. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said Monday that lenders, regulators and stakeholders can now see a path forward. "It's great to witness a pioneering moment in U.S. history," she said during a boat ...


    By Associated Press

  • Research and Markets: Analyzing the Global Offshore Wind Power Industry: 2013 Edition

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9xgkdm/analyzing_the) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Global Offshore Wind Power Industry" report to their offering. Aruvian's R'search's report, ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Europe and China Offshore Wind Power Industry Research Report

    Offshore wind is the mean of a reliable, intensive and abundant renewable energy. This relatively new source of electricity generation, which is capable to meet much of the populated coastal areas need for power around the world, has been also stimulating the development of marine economies with thousands of new jobs. Recently, offshore wind power has been widely viewed as a feasible way to ...

  • Offshore wind industry given helping hand to lower costs

    Four businesses have been awarded over £4million to spur on innovation in lowering the costs of generating offshore wind energy, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today. The grants have been awarded to 2-B Energy, High Voltage Partial Discharge Ltd, SgurrControl Ltd and Ocean Resource Ltd as part of the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s innovation ...

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