The Danish firm Orsted has announced that it has suspended its part in Taiwan’s offshore wind power development.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the world’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine.
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has announced that it is considering a project to build one of Japan’s biggest offshore wind power plants.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) was named preferred supplier by Ørsted for its 900 MW Greater Changhua offshore wind power projects in Taiwan. The
UK Government figures released on 27 September show that the share of renewables in the UK’s electricity generation recorded a record high for the second quarter of 2018, while the share of coal hit a record low.
GE Renewable Energy has announced completion of the installation of the latest Haliade 150-6 MW offshore wind turbine on the 396 MW Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has signed 10 MOUs with suppliers in Taiwan to help develop the offshore wind supply chain in the country in line with helping it reach the Government’s goal of 5.5 GW of installed offshore capacity by 2025.
Japan’s biggest utility, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has revealed plans to develop up to 7 GW of new renewable energy capacity, marking a major departure from nuclear.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply 70 units of its SWT-DD-130 wind turbines to three offshore wind farms in Norway.
In 2017, the offshore wind industry hit milestones and the headlines. It was a breakthrough year that saw the sector become more commercially viable and realise more of its considerable global potential than ever before.
By Eoghan Quinn, Global Wind Lead at the WorleyParsons Group.