The offshore wind sector has been steadily gaining ground, particularly in the UK. But now its growth appears to be going global, with the latest report from the Energy Industries Council (EIC) predicting that it will increase significantly in the coming years. According to the report, global offshore wind capacity is expected to increase to as much

It’s possible that wind turbines could go up in price after lockdown restrictions in the UK are lifted because of a material supply bottleneck, as well as restrictions imposed on the movement of both workers and goods.   This is according to analyst firm GlobalData, which explained that potential investors in offshore wind could be deterred

Total is famous for being a major name in the oil and gas industry but is slowly diversifying its business, having announced it is launching its first floating offshore wind project in the UK. The French group has made an agreement with Simple Blue Energy for 80 per cent of a floating wind initiative in Wales’ Celtic

Both renewable and conventional energy sectors have been hit with supply chain issues, as the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially declared COVID-19 as a pandemic, reports CSO Magazine. Global supply chains are currently being limited as part of the effort to fight and contain the novel coronavirus. Many of the manufacturers of wind turbines and the

A collaboration between RWE Renewables and Saitec Offshore Technologies has developed a pilot project, called DemoSATH, to test new ways to affordably install and operate floating offshore wind farms in deep waters, reports Energy Global.   The companies will start testing a floating platform for turbines off the Basque Coast from 2021. The SATH technology is

Japan has secured the funding for its first large-scale commercial offshore wind project, as it follows in the footsteps of Taiwan, who aim to generate 20 per cent of its power by renewable energy by 2025.   Japan is the world’s third-largest economy and is aiming to boost the renewables share of its energy mix from 16