A Dutch court on Wednesday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to significantly deepen its planned greenhouse gas emission cuts, in a landmark ruling that could pave the way for legal action against energy firms around the world.
GE researchers are working on a project to design and develop advanced controls to support a 12-megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind turbine, in an effort to enable larger, more powerful turbines to be installed deeper waters unlocked by floating wind technologies.
Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions, in a consortium with Siemens Energy, has signed a contract with ScottishPower Renewables for the supply of the HVDC (high-voltage, direct current) converter stations for the East Anglia THREE offshore wind project in the UK.
Hecate Independent Power, a company chaired by Sir Tony Baldry, a former minister in the UK Department of Energy under Margaret Thatcher, on Friday announced plans to build a massive offshore wind project off the coast of Iceland that would, via long subsea cables, power the UK.
The UK-based Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched a tranche of grant funding and business support for UK offshore wind supply chain companies in a package totaling £4.2 million (~$5.94 million).
Swedish developer of twin offshore wind turbine technology Hexicon has this week said it will develop a demonstrator project for floating wind power at Metcentre’s deepwater area off of Norway’s coast.
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