Belgium’s excess wind power to turn to hydrogen with new project

The facility will be built in the Plassendale 1 port area and is expected to enter operation in 2025

Subsea tech and data firm teams up with US Government to map seabed

This information is vital for the development of infrastructure such as offshore wind and tidal energy generation

New York State announces $5.5m for offshore data collection

The money will be used to fund geophysical and geotechnical data collection, in order to support offshore wind development

Legal aspects of wind development in high seas ‘must be explored’

Chatham Partners, a law firm specialising in renewable energy, suggests if future technology developments enable wind farms to be built in deep international waters, current legal frameworks would need to be revised.

Wind power ‘will drive 30% of global electricity production by 2050’

A new report suggests ‘huge offshore potential’ around the world will help drive this growth

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult launches new floating wind centre

The multi-million pound Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence will work to reduce the cost of energy from the technology

Offshore wind industry ‘to be worth $1 trillion by 2040’

The International Energy Agency (IEA) suggests global offshore wind capacity may increase 15-fold over this timeframe

Autonomous drones ‘offer wind sector cost, environmental and safety benefits’

The ORCA Hub says its drones can not only survey infrastructure but also physically interact with energy assets

Sale of Race Bank transmission assets agreed

Joint Venture Race Bank Wind Farm Limited, which is half-owned by Ørsted, is to sell the infrastructure to Diamond Transmission Partners.

Jeremy Corbyn promises 500% increase in offshore wind capacity

The Labour Party leader said the move would create nearly 70,000 jobs and 37 new wind farms across the country