Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Aalborg University are leading a five-year project that aims to significantly reduce the cost of energy from offshore wind by developing and industrialising new components
The offshore wind industry stands ready to take advantage of a new generation of much larger turbines that are being developed, for which new types of foundation may be required. But will these be founded on monopiles or jackets?
The Business Network for Offshore Wind has played an important role connecting industry, developers, legislators at state and federal level and the regulatory authorities in the fast-growing offshore wind industry in the US
The cost of chartering service operation vessels has increased significantly, and the market is moving in the direction of performance contracting as contracts for crew transfer vessels evolve and leading players such as Siemens Gamesa roll-our new strategies in response to a tightening market
Scotland’s first leasing round for offshore wind projects will not now take place until July 2019, a delay that may be helpful for developers who want to know more about the sites Marine Scotland has identified
Hard on the heels of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s announcement of a 10-MW offshore wind turbine, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has unveiled a 10-MW+ unit with 30% greater annual energy production than its predecessor
Taiwan has a unique opportunity to become a leader in the offshore wind industry and benefit from an investment boom, but proposed changes to feed-in tariffs and their structure have led to developers hitting the pause button
Scaling up offshore wind generation and learning lessons from earlier projects could help Wales meet its renewable energy and decarbonisation targets and deliver local economic stimulus, says a new report
Disappointment about the seemingly small sum allocated to the UK’s next contract for difference for offshore wind has been tempered by analysis of how much capacity £60M might actually buy as costs continue to fall
The UK oil and gas industry’s history of innovation will be ‘critical’ to efforts to build a low carbon economy, a report claims, but fossil fuels will only play back-up role as a source of electricity as more wind and solar comes online
A unique 2 day conference to be held on 4-5 September in Bergen, Norway. This event will examine how vessels of all sizes can achieve significant reductions in fuel consumption, maintenance costs and emissions.