Europe leads the global clean energy transition

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An ambitious political agreement on increasing renewable energy use in Europe was reached today between negotiators from the Commission, the European Parliament and the Council. Today’s deal means that two out of the 8 legislative proposals in the Clean Energy for … Read More

Excitement About Floating Offshore Wind

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When the first floating offshore wind demonstration projects were deployed nearly ten years ago, most observers thought that the technology was intriguing, but the costs and degree of difficulty were both very, very high. At that stage, fixed-bottom offshore was … Read More

IEA: Offshore Wind Needs to Pick Up Pace

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Offshore wind showed strong signs of progress with 23% generation growth in 2017, but it needs to accelerate even faster to be in line with the Sustainable Development Scenario (SDS) target, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Read the … Read More

Senvion Gathers 10MW+ Offshore Wind Turbine Team

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German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has partnered with EnBW and R&D institutes such as DTU, ECN and Fraunhofer IWES, among others, to jointly develop a 10MW+ offshore wind turbine. Read the complete article here. Source: http://www.offshorewind.biz  

US floating wind leaps forward with flagship Pacific deal

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Partnership between northern California energy authority RCEA and developer consortium including PPI, EDPR and Aker Solutions aims to switch on 150MW project ‘by 2024’. Read the complete article here. Source: http://www.rechargenews.com/

World’s First Floating Wind Farm Exceeds Expectations

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The world’s first floating wind farm only switched on three months ago but it’s already performing better than expected. The 30-megawatt Hywind Scotland, located about 15 miles off the Aberdeenshire coast, churned out 65 percent of its maximum theoretical capacity … Read More