July 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Tokyo Electric Power Company, better known as TEPCO, announced this week it intends to pursue the development of up to 6 to 7 gigawatts (GW) worth of renewable energy worth tens of billions of dollars in a move away from its traditional reliance on nuclear energy.
June 29th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New figures from the UK's Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy published on Thursday showed that renewable energy accounted for 30.1% of the country's total electricity generation in the first quarter, up 3% and boasting record wind generation that accounted for over half of total renewable energy generation.
June 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian energy company Equinor announced this week that it has completed the installation of the world's first battery for an offshore wind farm at its 30 megawatt (MW) Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm, which is the world's first floating wind farm.
June 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Scottish Government announced £2 million in funding this week to encourage innovation in the offshore wind energy sector and to reduce development costs.
May 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New plans have been unveiled to lease the seabed around Scotland for a "new generation of offshore wind projects" that proponents of the technology hope will not only provide further and solid energy independence for the country but would also create incredible new jobs and investment.
April 10th, 2018 | by James Ayre
Tesla will build and supply the energy storage facility to be installed at BP's Titan 1 wind energy power plant in South Dakota, US, the company has revealed. The new energy storage facility is expected to be installed during the second half of 2018, according to the company.
April 6th, 2018 | by Tina Casey
Break out the popcorn: Trump clamps down on California's clean air standards, state hits back with plans for the nation's first ever floating offshore wind farm
March 6th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian oil and gas giant Statoil has announced this week it has signed an agreement to acquire a 50% interest in the early phase development of two offshore wind farms in Poland with a combined capacity of 1.2 GW (gigawatts).
March 4th, 2018 | by Matthew Klippenstein
Episode #48 of Cleantech Talk is here! This episode covers solar + storage nuking natural gas (peaker plants, that is), fantastic floating wind farm news, and the latest in fat-tire electric cycling!
February 19th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
What intrigued the minds of readers and stimulated the most reads in the past week on CleanTechnica? Scroll down to find out
February 6th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The European offshore wind industry had an impressive year in 2017, increasing capacity by 25% with 3.1 gigawatts of new capacity installed, bringing the region's total offshore wind capacity up to 15.8 gigawatts.
November 14th, 2017 | by Lisa Ann Pinkerton
Technica Communications shares their monthly roundup in our Cleantech in Action series: read more to see 5 cool renewable projects around the world!
November 9th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
The floating offshore wind industry is having a breakthrough moment with Scotland in the lead, France coming on strong, and the US...well, um
October 18th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Hywind Scotland, the world's first floating offshore wind farm has begun producing electricity this week as Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially opened the 30 MW wind farm.
October 17th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
It's very easy to slam oil & gas giants for their role in global emissions and their hesitance to give up luxurious lifestyles and steady revenue streams — not to mention conspiratorial tricks and scams when those are at play, which they sometimes are. But there are also a couple of things to consider
October 10th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
New research from the Carnegie Institution for Science has highlighted the "considerable opportunity" of developing offshore wind in the open ocean, which could generate up to three to five times as much energy as wind farms on land.
June 9th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Floating offshore wind energy is no longer just a flight of fancy or drawing-board dream, but is a viable technology and ready to be brought up to industrial scale, according to a new report from WindEurope, which also highlights a current European pipeline of around 350 megawatts.
January 22nd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Renewable energy is now the cheapest option, on average, for new electricity capacity around the world — developed countries like the US as well as developing countries. As I noted the other day, we need to keep channeling this message to the broader public, and especially decision-makers, but there are other things to do in order to increase renewable energy growth
December 27th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has won the offshore wind lease to 79,350 acres off the coast of New York with a winning bid of $42.5 million.
October 12th, 2016 | by Susan Kraemer
State-of-the-art offshore wind is now on such a gigantic scale off the coasts of Germany, Denmark, and the UK that [&hellip