offshore wind

energy load

Highest offshore wind load factors recorded since 2015

Owing to elevated wind speeds in January onshore wind energy load factors averaged 42% for the month, and older offshore sites (pre-2016) reached an average of 52%.
Europe Wind energy

15% of electricity from wind – too little to deliver EU’s...

Onshore wind generation grew by 11.8 GW compared to offshore wind which grew 3.6 GW, bringing Europe's total wind capacity at the start of the decade to 205GW of wind energy - 15% of all electricity consumption in Europe last year.
Spain wind power

US offshore renewables get biggest budget boost to-date

US President Donald Trump has proposed the largest budget allocation for offshore renewable energy in the US to-date.
Offshore wind market

Report: Offshore to power 25% of all wind demand by 2028

The possibility of offshore wind becoming cheaper than coal, gas and nuclear in most major countries is a question of when, rather than if according to a new report by market research firm Wood Mackenzie.
subsidy

Offshore wind major Ørsted’s 2019 growth pushes profits

Profits at Danish wind giant Ørsted rose last year as growth ramped up, wth new wind farms both on land as well as at sea.
Ofgem net zero

UK energy regulator launches 2050 net-zero action plan

Ofgem officially launched a plan to achieve net-zero emissions from the country’s energy industry by the legally-binding target date of 2050.
energy load

Global wind capacity market value to hit +$1 trillion by 2028

Navigant Research forecasts the global wind capacity market value to increase from more than $92 billion in 2019 to over $1 trillion by 2028.
Green Hydrogen

World’s first renewables-powered green hydrogen plant announced

The world’s first commercial-scale green hydrogen plant to be fully powered by excess renewable energy has been announced in Belgium.
EDP Engie

Energy giants EDP Renewables and ENGIE partner on offshore wind

EDP Renewables, a global producer of wind energy, has announced the signing of an agreement with ENGIE to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind.
composite turbine

Composite solutions for the wind energy industry

Dag Kirschke explains the demand for wind energy and why composite materials are the answer to producing powerful and efficient turbines.

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