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Japan Picks Five Promising Zones for Offshore Wind Farms

May 12, 2023

The Japanese government said on Friday it had chosen five sites off the coast of Hokkaido as 'promising zones' for developing offshore wind farms, marking the second stage in a three-part selection process. The move comes as Japan looks to accelerate…

Taiwan's Offshore Wind Industry Braves Cross-strait Risks in Clean Energy Boom

May 11, 2023

In the port city of Taichung on Taiwan's west coast, a crane hoists into place the end section of a white wind turbine tower that stands almost a hundred meters tall.The turbine will be one of 111 spinning at a multi-billion dollar offshore wind…

Vietnam to More Than Double Power Generation by 2030, Lower Offshore Wind Target

May 05, 2023

Vietnam aims to more than double its power generation capacity by 2030, but has slightly lowered its target for offshore wind and will heavily rely on coal until the end of the decade, according to a government document seen by Reuters.Total…

Fugro to Conduct Geotechnical Site Survey for Australia's Star of the South Offshore Wind Project

Apr 28, 2023

Dutch offshore survey services firm Fugro has won a contract to conduct an offshore geotechnical site investigation for Australia's offshore wind project Star of the South (SOTS), located off the coast of Gippsland southeast of Australia.Partly…

China's CRCC-HCEB Orders Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Apr 19, 2023

China's CIMC Raffles has recently secured an order to build a self-propelled offshore wind turbine installation vessel for CRCC Harbour & Channel Engineering Bureau (CRCC-HCEB.)According to CIMC Raffles, the jack-up vessel will be China's most…

Britain Wants to Take Part in Japan's Offshore Wind Development

Apr 17, 2023

Britain wants to take part in developing Japan's offshore wind power via options ranging from the participation of its energy companies to providing financing and insurance, Energy Security Secretary Grant Shapps told Reuters. The Group of Seven…

Markets: The Challenges of Developing Floating Wind at Scale

Apr 13, 2023

Tens of gigawatts of floating wind projects are slated for development in this and the next decade, but many obstacles remain.There has been much focus on the emerging floating wind market of late.The U.K. is forging ahead with commercial scale…

Japan Climate Group Urges More Renewable Energy, Effective Carbon Pricing

Apr 12, 2023

Japanese companies and climate groups called on the nation's government on Wednesday to step up the introduction of renewable energy and quickly adopt carbon pricing to tackle global warming.The Japan Climate Initiative (JCI), an alliance of companies…

Siemens Gamesa Orders Konecranes Cranes for Offshore Nacelle Plant in Taiwan

Apr 05, 2023

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has ordered four electrical overhead cranes from Konecranes for its offshore nacelle plant in Taichung, Taiwan. The cranes will support the entire material handling of the site’s broadened production scope, with lifting capacities of up to 400 tons…

Zephyrus Marine Partners with Mirai Ships to Build Zero-emission Vessel for Japanese Offshore Wind Sector

Apr 05, 2023

Zephyrus Marine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japanese shipyard Mirai Ships to build the Zephyrus Zero Carbon Offshore wind service vessel. Ad Hoc Marine Designs Ltd. (Ad Hoc) will be providing the design for the zero-emission Crew Transfer Vessel (“CTV”)…

SSE and Equis Form Joint Venture for Offshore Wind Project in Australia

Apr 04, 2023

UK-based offshore wind developer SSE Renewables and Asia Pacific-focused renewable energy developer Equis have formed a joint venture to bid for a feasibility license to develop, construct, own, and operate an offshore wind farm project in Australia…

Vestas to Supply 15MW Turbines for Floating Offshore Wind Project in South Korea

Mar 31, 2023

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas said Friday it had signed a preferred supplier agreement to supply its giant 15MW offshore wind turbines for a floating wind project in South Korea.Vestas did not say who the client was. It did say that the floating…

Ørsted to Build Two Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Mar 31, 2023

Ørsted has made a final investment decision to go ahead with its planned 920 megawatt (MW) Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan with expected completion by the end of 2025, the Danish energy group said on Friday. Ørsted was…

Philippines Agrees 2GW Offshore Wind Deals with Danish Investor

Mar 30, 2023

The Philippines' Department of Energy said on Thursday it had signed three contracts with a Danish fund manager for offshore wind energy development projects with a total capacity of 2,000 megawatts.There will be a 25-year operating period for…

Japan's JERA to Buy Belgium's Top Offshore Wind Firm for $1.7B

Mar 22, 2023

Japan's top utility JERA has agreed to buy Belgium-based offshore wind energy producer Parkwind for 1.55 billion euros ($1.7 billion), as it expands in renewable power to meet decarbonization goals.JERA, a joint venture between Tokyo Electric…

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