Over a dozen technology developers are drawing up plans to add other marine power concepts to the frameworks associated with floating offshore wind.
GE has announced that Dogger Bank Wind Farm, to be located off the northeast coast of England in the North Sea, has reached financial close on debt financing for Phases A and B.
GE Renewable Energy has announced that its Haliade-X prototype has been optimised and is now operating at 13 MW power output.
Several South Korean companies are getting involved in generating offshore wind power.
Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) has signed a cooperation agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries to build a floating wind power plant at Donghae Gas Field 1 in the East Sea off South Korea.
Siemens Energy is supplying the HVDC power transmission technology for the offshore connection to a wind farm in the German North Sea.
Kwasi Kwarteng, UK Energy Minister, has announced that the UK Government will conduct a review of current energy infrastructure at sea, increasing the country’s offshore wind power from 10 GW to 40 GW by 2030.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has won its fifth nearshore wind farm project in Vietnam, the 78 MW Hiep Thanh wind farm.
South Korea has announced that it intends to increase its offshore wind power capacity to 12 GW by 2030.
The cable route for the 1.1GW Seagreen offshore wind farm off Scotland, a joint venture between SSE Renewables and Total, has been approved.