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Siemens Gamesa Takes Over Nearly 1 Gigawatt Of Offshore Projects From GE

April 17th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will likely supply approximately 1 gigawatt (GW) of offshore wind turbines for two French offshore wind farms being developed by Eolien Maritime France, taking over supply from GE Renewable Energy, which ceded an agreement that has been plagued by delays since 2012. 


UK Renewables Generate Record Levels Of Electricity In 2018

March 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Provisional figures published by the UK Government on Thursday show that renewable energy sources generated a record amount of electricity in 2018, increasing by 11.8% over 2017 levels, led by a record year for wind energy generation which provided 17.1% of the UK's electricity


Ørsted Goes All In For 700 Megawatt Dutch Offshore Wind Tender

March 15th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Danish offshore wind giant Ørsted announced on Thursday that it has submitted a bid --- backed by a final investment decision --- in the Dutch offshore wind tender for the Holland Coast South 3&4 offshore wind farms which have a nameplate capacity of 700 megawatts


UK Prime Minister Backs Offshore Wind Industry In Wake Of Sector Deal

March 11th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The United Kingdom's embattled Prime Minister, Theresa May, promised on Friday  that "Brexit will not be a race to the bottom" for the country as she spoke at Danish energy giant Orsted's offshore wind factory in Grimsby, heralding the importance of offshore wind to the future of the country a day after her government had launched its long-awaited Offshore Wind Sector Deal. 


2018 Saw 51.3 Gigawatts Of New Wind Added Globally

February 27th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The global wind industry added a total of 51.3 gigawatts (GW) of new wind capacity in 2018 according to figures published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) on Tuesday, a decrease of 3.6% over 2017 but with a slight growth in the offshore wind market. 


Japanese Offshore Wind To Hit 4 Gigawatts In 2028

February 19th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Japan's nascent offshore wind industry is expected to increase dramatically over the next ten years, according to energy analysts Wood Mackenzie, who predict that by 2028 the island country will boast upwards of 4 gigawatts (GW) of offshore capacity, a 62-fold increase on 2018 figures. 



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