Offshore Wind

Opinion: New North Sea exploration licences pose a threat to UK’s future energy security

The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA), the UK oil and gas regulator, congratulated itself on receiving 115 bids for 256…

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…

Google signs wind PPA to power its UK operations with 90% carbon-free energy by 2025

Google has signed an offshore wind energy deal with energy company ENGIE that will allow the tech giant’s UK operations…

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…

Denmark’s largest opposition party wants to sell part of Ørsted to finance climate plan

Despite climate being low on the political agenda in Denmark’s forthcoming general elections, the climate plan of the country’s second…

Labour’s Great British Energy plan could spur UK investment

Plans for a state-owned power generation company, announced by the leader of the opposition Labour Party, have the potential to…

Baltic Sea renewables could be key to defending EU from Putin

Nine countries border the Baltic Sea. Eight are in the EU and the ninth is Russia. As the EU’s energy…

Brazil courts investors to tap vast renewables potential

Brazil is seeking major new investments in its renewable energy sector in 2022 as it looks to massively scale up…

China’s Mingyang to power global growth of offshore wind – IEEFA

The much-anticipated overseas expansion of Chinese offshore wind giant Mingyang could provide an important boost for the global supply of…

FDI in renewable and alternative power in 2021: The state of play

The Covid-19 pandemic caused overall greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) project numbers to decline by 17.5% in 2020. FDI levels…