Norway's Aker Offshore Wind and Swedish firm Hexicon have signed an agreement to jointly explore and realize floating wind opportunities offshore Sweden, that could generate "several gigawatts" of renewable power.
Norway will press ahead with North Sea wind power this year, awarding its first development licenses as it spurs the transition of its oil and gas industry and despite its already plentiful renewables supply.
The UK on Wednesday announced a landmark deal aimed at supporting the oil and gas industry’s transition to clean, green energy. It also said it would introduce the "Climate Compatibility Checkpoint" before future licensing rounds.
Norwegian energy company Equinor said Tuesday its Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm in the UK has, for the third consecutive year, reached the highest average capacity factor for any wind farm in the UK.
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