GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has received an order from Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, to supply Haliade-X wind turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind installation in the USA.
The UK Government has announced that it will provide a pot of £265 million in subsidies to support a record number of projects in the sector.
Spanish wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has announced that it has started to produce recyclable offshore wind turbine blades for commercial use.
GE Renewable Energy and PKN ORLEN have signed an MOU to develop offshore wind projects in Poland, a country expected to award up to 10.9 GW of offshore wind projects by 2030 and up to 28 GW by 2050.
Ireland’s national grid operator Eirgrid has announced that it will seek bids from electricity suppliers to build new power plants in the country.
Samsung Heavy Industries has developed a model of an offshore floating 9.5 MW wind turbine. It plans to enter the global offshore wind power generation market.
Shell has started a new electrolyser at its Energy and Chemicals Park in Rheinland, Germany.
A consortium of GE Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power, and TNO are collaborating on the TIADE project (Turbine Improvements for Additional Energy) to develop technologies and design methods for more efficient operation of next generation wind turbine rotors and wind farms with large rotor wakes and demonstrate them in the field.
Ge Renewable Energy and Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions have announced that they have signed a strategic partnership agreement to localise critical phases of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine and support its commercialisation in Japan.
Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) has proposed a plan to boost Japan’s inter-regional power grid capacity as part of efforts to expand offshore wind power generation in line with the government goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.