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US offshore wind sites will cost major sums in the future

If there was ever any doubt that oil majors entering offshore wind would transform the entire industry, that doubt is now finally laid to rest, says analyst after a record auction for sites that are in fact not particularly attractive.

Neas and Centrica land major Italian PPA

Centrica-owned Neas is venturing into the Southern European market with a major power purchase agreement in Italy. The companies plan on becoming dominant players in the Italian market.

Bladt loses CFO

The departure has nothing to do with operations, emphasized CEO of the Danish foundations manufacturer, who reports hundreds of new hirings and a new venture into monopile foundations.

Taiwan's state auditor thrashes offshore wind

Political turbulence on Taiwanese offshore wind energy prices continues. If politicians lack the required maturity, then we will have to stay away, says Ørsted's chair of the board of directors.

Researchers aim to put renewable energy into a can

A new design from MIT presents a possible solution for storing renewable energy. Researchers behind the project aim to combine a familiar technology with a white-hot molten silicon medium and a ten-meter-wide graphite container

Danish municipality votes in favor of Vattenfall's onshore wind project

Vattenfall's ambitious plans for project Nørrekær Enge in northern Denmark will end up becoming the country's largest onshore wind farm, and these plans took a decisive step forward yesterday evening, coming closer to realization. The last big obstacle must be cleared in two days' time.

Potential MHI Vestas project grows by 2.2 GW

With partners from the oil industry, the world's largest offshore wind project has begun to take shape. MHI Vestas is nominated to supply the now 3.4 GW project with turbines, for which the developer reportedly wants to at some point achieve a per unit effect of 12 MW.

Senvion wins order in Australia

The German wind turbine manufacturer has secured a portion of its extensive order book with the expansion of an ongoing project. But the turbines are expected to first enter operation around 2025.

This is how much the US Jones Act costs offshore service companies

The Jones Act cuts off Danish offshore service companies and suppliers from competing in the US market. This also applies to the offshore wind energy sector, which is currently is the process of establishing itself in the country. The OECD has now calculated the cost of the controversial regulation.

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