Large-scale offshore wind hubs ‘to play a major part in hitting climate targets’

The North Sea Wind Power Hub Consortium says such facilities are the best way to provide renewable power at the least cost to society while maintaining security of supply

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‘Nearly 300GW of new wind capacity will be built in next five years’

The Global Wind Energy Council expects the majority of this growth to be driven by increasing investment in offshore wind and emerging markets

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Floating wind project gets €4m gust of funding

A consortium of nine partners, led by X1 Wind, has been granted the EU Commission Horizon 2020 finance

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Offshore wind ‘will provide a third of UK electricity by 2030’

That’s the bold statement from Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry, who has announced the launch of the new Offshore Wind Sector Deal

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Offshore wind ‘could provide half of UK’s power demand’

A new report from the Offshore Wind Industry Council says this is an affordable route to a low carbon energy sector

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Equinor offers access to wind farms to develop new tech

The firm aims to encourage companies to come up with new operations and maintenance technologies, products and services

Siemens Gamesa gusts towards cleaner energy with 10MW turbine

The offshore wind tower will produce 30% more renewable power than its predecessor

Hornsea One wind farm celebrates construction milestone

Ørsted has built 467 kilometres of export cables at the site, equivalent to the distance between London to Newcastle

New York State offers 800MW of offshore wind contracts

The move marks the first step toward the state’s goal of installing 2.4GW of offshore wind by 2030

Investing €1bn in port facilities ‘could cut offshore wind costs by 5%’

WindEurope says they will be needed to install 70GW of offshore wind before 2030