New £2m UK-China offshore wind research centre open

It will support market entry for UK businesses in China and provide commercial support for Chinese offshore wind developers

UK and Taiwan strengthen offshore wind ties

The pre-assembly of Taiwan’s first pilot wind farm is expected this month

UK’s first offshore wind farm retires

The Blyth Offshore Wind Farm was built in 2000 and has now reached the end of its life

UK funds project supporting emerging offshore wind markets

It is providing a £20m grant for the World Bank programme in co-operation with the Global Wind Energy Council

RWE to buy entire power from 219MW Belgian offshore wind farm

It has signed a long term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Parkwind

Northumbrian Water taps into offshore wind PPA with Ørsted

The 10-year deal is the first direct supply agreement between a business and a UK offshore wind farm

EU approves support for French floating offshore wind farms

Different technological solutions will be tested, with the goal of deploying them on a larger scale

Wind energy: 12 EU nations ‘failed to install a single turbine’ last year

Latest figures suggest the amount of capacity additions dropped to its lowest level since 2011

IKEA buys 25% stake in German offshore wind farm

The company has paid more than £174m for the stake in Veja Mate

Total and Ørsted team up for Dunkirk offshore wind farm

It is part of France’s call for tenders for the development and operation of the project