US announces $14.5m for offshore wind environmental research

It will support research efforts to increase understanding of the environmental impacts of offshore wind, as well as projects that advance and validate tools to monitor and minimise impacts

Wind turbine giant Vestas announces 220 layoffs as part of ‘internal reorganisation’

The redundancies will affect employees in the UK and Denmark

Consortium secures €5m grant for offshore hydrogen production project

The OYSTER project aims to explore the potential of hydrogen production from offshore wind at a cost that is competitive with natural gas

E.ON and RWE ink PPA for Humber Gateway offshore wind farm

The deal comes into effect from 2022 until 2035 and includes the Renewables Obligation Certificates from the plant

Vestas closes agreement for MHI’s stake in offshore joint venture

The Danish wind turbine manufacturer will acquire Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ share in return for a 2.5% stake in the company

Italy’s Eni buys 20% stake in world’s largest offshore wind project

With the acquisition, Eni adds 480MW of green energy to its 2025 target of 5GW of installed capacity from renewable sources

Equinor and SINTEF to collaborate on offshore wind and marine solutions

The companies intend to develop offshore technology that will make future projects cheaper, more efficient and more predictable

Offshore wind target of 1,400GW by 2050 ‘could save $1.88 trillion in public health costs’

The goal is achievable if governments work together with industry to set out stable policies and pipeline visibility, according to a new report

Crown Estate seeks input on achieving 1GW of floating offshore wind by 2030

It is currently inviting views on the scale of the opportunity for floating wind in the UK and the likely pipeline of projects between now and 2030

Offshore wind: Government seeks applications from potential port developers

It has launched a formal competitive process to accelerate the development of large-scale manufacturing portside hubs to create the next-generation of offshore wind turbines