offshore wind power News

  • 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 & 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

  • The Future of Offshore Wind Power Generation - ReportsnReports

    Offshore wind power is one of the newest major sources of renewable electricity generation to be developed and also one of the most interesting. Its history is short, no more than 20 years, and yet over that period the technology has been able to establish itself as both viable and potentially profitable. Explore Table of Contents of this report @ ...


  • 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 ...


  • Offshore wind `could power UK homes by 2020`

    Business Secretary John Hutton revealed the vision at a conference for the European energy industry in Berlin on Monday. Mr Hutton made much of Britain's unrivalled wind resources though his speech was firmly focused on aspirations and possibilities rather than any concrete plan which would be implemented. 'The challenge for the government and for industry is to turn this potential - for our ...

  • Research and Markets: Power Cable Installation In Offshore Wind

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b9fthw/power_cable_instal) has announced the addition of the "Power Cable Installation In Offshore Wind" report to their offering. ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Offshore Wind Power Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020

    The report “Offshore Wind Power Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 - China’s Capacity Investments Position It to Overtake Germany by 2018, Second Only to the UK” gives an in-depth analysis of the global offshore wind power market, covering three major regions: North America (the US and Canada), Europe (the UK, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Spain and ...


  • First US sale of offshore wind power signed

    The first offshore wind farm to be developed in the United States has already sold one-third of the power that will be generated during its first 25 years of operation before a turbine is even placed in the water. Delmarva Power agreed Monday to buy up to 200 megawatts of power from an offshore wind farm to be developed by Babcock & Brown's subsidiary, Bluewater Wind Delaware. The purchase ...

  • Favorable Winds Blow for Offshore Wind Power, Says Frost & Sullivan

        Future prospects to depend on novel developments in foundation solutions Wind energy is the most mature technology among all renewable energy solutions. Finding appropriate sites for developing onshore wind farms might, however, soon pose a challenge due to dense urbanization (especially in western Europe) and ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing Worldwide

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing Worldwide' which gives Product Innovation, Public Policy and development in Offshore wind farm Manufacturing worldwide. Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing WorldwideThe global move to offshore wind farm ...


  • Driving down the cost of offshore wind

    More winds farms have been brought in to a competitive system to drive down the costs of offshore wind. The offshore transmission regime means that Ofgem can find the most cost-effective investment in the connecting cables and infrastructure for offshore wind power, saving consumers between £200 and £400 million since 2011, according to estimates by independent experts. Energy ...

  • 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

  • Kent offshore wind farm to be extended

    One of the first offshore wind farms built in the UK has been given the go-ahead for an extension today by Energy Secretary Edward Davey. Up to 17 new turbines will be added to Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, which already hosts 30 turbines. The wind farm – off the coast of North Kent - has been operational since 2005. Its existing capacity level would be expected ...

  • Untapped wealth offshore - wind not oil

    As the high costs of heavy U.S. reliance on fossil fuels become clear, Oceana urges policymakers to invest more in the development of cheaper renewable energy choices. An Oceana analysis released today shows that offshore wind potential is so high off the U.S. Atlantic coast that investments in offshore wind power in Atlantic waters could generate about 30 percent more electricity than ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US Interior Department identifies enormous potential for offshore wind power in Atlantic

    A comprehensive government survey of offshore energy resources shows enormous potential for offshore wind power, particularly off the Atlantic Coast, while at the same time identifying major information gaps for offshore oil and gas resources, according to energy and ocean policy experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The survey was released today by Secretary of Interior Ken ...

  • 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 ...

  • Siemens to connect Thanet offshore wind farm to the British power grid

    Siemens Energy and consortium partner Prysmian Cables & Systems, have been awarded an order worth approximately EUR 87 million by Thanet Offshore Wind Ltd. to connect the Thanet offshore wind farm to the British power grid. Generating enough electricity to power over 167,000 homes, the wind farm with an installed capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) will be constructed in the North Sea, eleven ...


    By Siemens Energy, Inc.

  • Vattenfall speeds up delivery of offshore wind power potential

    Vattenfall, the owner of the second largest fleet of offshore wind farms in the world, joins the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator. Vattenfall has tied up a strategic collaboration with the Carbon Trust's £45m research, development and demonstration programme - Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), as part of their commitment to help drive down the cost of ...


    By Carbon Trust

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