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Global Offshore Wind To Reach 200 Gigawatts By 2030

June 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The Global Wind Energy Council published its inaugural Global Offshore Wind Report this week, which shows that not only has offshore wind grown at an average of 21% each year since 2013, but that the sector could install an additional 200 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by


Europe Installed 2.6 Gigawatts Of Offshore Wind In 2018

February 7th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Europe installed a total of 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of new offshore wind capacity in 2018, an 18% increase that takes the region to a total capacity of 18.5 GW, according to new figures published this week by the region's wind energy trade body, WindEurope


IEA Chief Predicts 200 Gigawatts Of Offshore Wind By 2040

September 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Speaking at the Global Wind Summit on Tuesday, Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, predicted that wind energy would play "a critical role" in the world's energy mix over the coming decades, and in Europe particular could generate as much as 1,100 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2040, boosted in part by up to at least 200 gigawatts (GW) worth of offshore wind, if not more


Deepwater Wind Wins America’s First Offshore Wind Competitive Lease Sale

August 1st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Deepwater Wind has won the Interior Department’s first-ever competitive offshore wind lease auction, totaling 164,750 acres near Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Deepwater’s $3.8 million bid wins it the right to build the Deepwater Wind Energy Center, a 1,000MW utility-scale wind farm with 200 turbines and a regional transmission system linking to New York State and southeastern New England.


Offshore Wind Industry Will Become €130 Billion Annual Market By 2020

May 8th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Offshore wind power may yet not match the overall strength of onshore wind, but the industry is on course grow rapidly to become an €130 billion annual global market by 2020. A new report from industry consultants Roland Berger, “Offshore Wind Toward 2020,” concludes a combination of industry trends will soon make offshore wind cost competitive with other generation sources in many markets


Offshore Wind Picking Up with New Developments in Scotland, South Korea, US

February 3rd, 2012 | by Andrew

2012's set to be another pivotal year for the global wind power industry. Momentum's building behind offshore wind power, however, which has the potential to lift the industry to new heights. Scotland and South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries just announced a major offshore wind R&D and manufacturing investment partnership, and news announced yesterday by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar paves the way for the first auctions of US offshore wind leases.


More Clean Tech News: China Dumping Solar PV; First Solar’s Desert Sunlight; DoE’s Rooftop Challenge; European Wind Power; Japan Clean Energy Fund, More…

December 4th, 2011 | by Andrew

It was another event-filled week of clean and renewable energy news. Among this week's briefs and links: Chinese solar anti-dumping case moves forward, First Solar's 550 MW DesertSolar project, offshore and trans-national grid flows hot topic at European Wind Energy Association's annual conference, Madrid's big smart grid project, Japan clean energy investment fund & more


Offshore Wind Power: ABB Wins $1 Billion North Sea Contract

August 3rd, 2011 | by Andrew

Swiss engineering group ABB closed the largest power transmission order in its long history, a $1 billion contract to connect planned offshore North Sea wind farms to the German electricity grid. Due to be completed by 2015, the transmission system will deliver 400 MW of clean, renewable power to the German grid - enough to supply more than 1.5 million households - while avoiding more than 3 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions



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