Floating Offshore Wind

Signal: RWE invested €9.9bn in green energy in H1, plans to continue growth

RWE, Germany’s largest energy provider, more than quadrupled its investment in renewable energy in the first half of 2023 compared…

Japan readies to lead the world in offshore wind

In December of last year, Japan’s first commercial offshore wind farm came online, with a capacity of 140MW. It is,…

It’s time for California to decide the future of its floating offshore wind industry

California’s political leaders want the state to lead the world in floating offshore wind power. Legislation signed by Governor Gavin…

WindEurope 2023: Energy Monitor’s “Number of the Day”

The European wind industry will gather in Copenhagen, Denmark, next week for its annual get-together hosted by trade association WindEurope.…

Floating wind will not need subsidies by 2035 – DNV study

Floating offshore wind will be fully commercialised, with no need for subsidies to cover costs, by 2035, according to 60%…

Floating offshore to debut in low-wind Black Sea

The EU-funded Black Sea Floating Offshore Wind (BLOW) project brings together 16 European partners to pioneer the installation of a…

Global floating offshore wind pipeline doubles in 12 months

The global pipeline of floating offshore wind projects has more than doubled over the past 12 months from 91GW to…

Floating offshore wind prepares to go commercial

Back in 2017, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, a 30MW demonstration project, was installed off the east coast…

Scotland cements position as Europe’s floating offshore wind leader

The Crown Estate Scotland recently awarded 17 offshore wind projects in its vast ScotWind seabed tender, covering 7,000km2 and adding…

Why floating turbines will unlock offshore wind energy’s full potential

If you overlay a map of US coastal water depths with another depicting offshore wind speeds, a challenge – and…