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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…

NYK's First Domestic CTV Named "Rera As"

Mar 20, 2023

Last week  at the Wind Expo Spring 2023 in Tokyo, NYK announced the name of a crew transfer vessel (CTV) for the Ishikari Bay New Port offshore wind farm, for which NYK has a multi-year time charter contract with Siemens Gamesa.At the naming presentation with James Tham…

DNV Supports KEPCO's Project to Bring Offshore Wind Power to South Korea

Mar 16, 2023

DNV said Thursday it was assisting Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) Research Institute in the development of a long-term offshore power grid plan to deliver renewable offshore wind power to South Korea. The project is scheduled for completion by mid-2025…

Japan's Emerging Offshore Wind Market Attracting Norwegian Supply Chain and Developers

Mar 14, 2023

Offshore wind organizations Norwegian Offshore Wind in Norway and JWPA in Japan signed an MOU in Tokyo to get business going between the two countries' offshore wind companies. 'Both the Norwegian supply chain and developers are interested in the emerging Japanese market…

Farra Marine Orders Seven New CTVs

Mar 01, 2023

Irish crew transfer vessel (CTV) owner and operator Farra Marine has expanded its fleet of CTVs after ordering another seven vessels from Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International. The new CTVs are part of the WindFlex-27 series, and when…

Australia Steps Up Its Renewable Energy Game with Proposed Offshore Wind Zone

Feb 24, 2023

The federal government of Australia has opened a consultation on a new offshore wind zone in the Pacific Ocean off the Hunter, a region of New South Wales, Australia.The government said that the proposed offshore wind area, which sits alongside the Hunter…

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