EU’s steel plans ‘threaten 2030 renewables target’

Trade body WindEurope warns the cost of steel used in offshore wind could be increased and therefore make green targets harder to achieve

Offshore wind support catamarans get smart upgrade

Support vessel operator Seacat Services says more advance turbines and transmission links require more advanced maintenance fleets

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EU backs giant Belgian offshore wind farm with €250m loan

It will consist of 58 turbines and generate renewable energy for around 485,000 households

Preferred bidder chosen for 353MW offshore wind power link

The Galloper wind farm is located 30km off the Suffolk coast and consists of 56 turbines

Government allocates £60m for next renewables auction

It is planned to be opened by May 2019

EU awards €1.4m to slash offshore wind material costs

The project aims to enable turbine designers to make ‘better, more sustainable designs’

Ofgem grants transmission licence for 402MW wind farm

The Dudgeon offshore wind farm is expected to generate enough electricity for nearly 410,000 homes every year

First power milestone for ‘world’s largest’ floating offshore wind farm

Located in Scotland, the test and demonstration project will have a total capacity of 50MW

Floating wind ‘could contribute £34bn to UK economy by 2050’

The industry is currently at an early stage of development – there are two operational test and demonstration scale projects in Scotland

New 385MW German offshore wind farm completed

The 60 turbines were installed in ‘record time’ of less than three months