GE to take giant offshore turbine for spin at UK test centre

Its new Haliade-X 12MW turbine will undergo advanced tests at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s facility in Northumberland

‘UK offshore wind projects should be at least 60% British-made’

Sir Michael Fallon MP has recommended the existing 50% target be stepped up for the remaining £550m spend to 2025

Winging it! Seabirds change flight path to avoid offshore turbines

Data was recorded 24 hours a day for two years and more than 600,000 videos were analysed as part of the study

Rampion wind farm turbines up and running

The project is expected to be completed by the end of this year

EU approves German offshore wind surcharge reductions

The costs of connecting offshore wind installations to the main electricity grid will be financed by a surcharge, which power customers would pay from 2019

Green Investment Group buys stake in UK offshore wind

It is already part of a consortium that owns a 25% interest in the Westernmost Rough offshore wind farm

UK offshore wind sector unveils 30GW vision

The industry hopes to deliver £48 billion investment in infrastructure and support 26,000 skilled jobs across the country

New joint venture targets offshore wind sector in Japan

It involves a feasibility study to assess the application of Mono Bucket technology for a Japanese offshore wind generation project

Ørsted and Oxford Uni team up to improve turbine foundations

They have inked a five-year research agreement to develop advanced geotechnical foundation designs that can help reduce costs

Offshore wind gets funding to turn down the noise

A new technology is predicted to reduce underwater noise levels by up to 20 decibels