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.
Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has announced plans to close Moneypoint, the country’s largest power station and its only coal-fired plant and turn it into a green energy hub.
Tokyo Gas has announced it will install 19 offshore wind turbines near the eastern Japan coast from 2024.
Bechtel has announced that it is partnering with windfarm developer Hexicon to demonstrate innovative offshore wind technology for large-scale floating power generation projects off the coast of the UK.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that it plans to open a new blade manufacturing facility in Teesside in northeast England.
SeAH Steel of South Korea has announced that it will issue $72 million in corporate bonds through the Financial Supervisory Service’s electronic disclosure system.