Offshore wind

Renewable energy projects across Great Britain can now bid for funding in the 4th round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, which is aiming to secure 12GW of electricity capacity - more renewable capacity than the previous 3 rounds combined. The additional offshore wind capacity resulting from the funding alone could generate enough electricity to power around 8 million homes.
  • December 13, 2021
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The Australian Parliament has finally passed a bill to enable development and operation of offshore wind farms in the country. The Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021 establishes a regulatory framework for the industry in commonwealth waters. The bill will enable Australia to tap into the offshore wind potential offered by its coastline of over 25,000 kilometres.
  • December 12, 2021
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Offshore wind could deliver 45% of Sweden's electricity needs by 2050, according to a study commissioned by the country’s wind energy trade body and five member companies. The report by Thema Consulting Group found that Sweden's electricity needs could be 370 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2050, almost three times the current consumption of 140TWh.
  • December 11, 2021
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The Australian Parliament has finally passed a bill to enable development and operation of offshore wind farms in the country. The Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021 establishes a regulatory framework for the industry in commonwealth waters. The bill will enable Australia to tap into the offshore wind potential offered by its coastline of over 25,000 kilometres.
  • November 28, 2021
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Shell has signed a deal to purchase power from the Dogger Bank C, a project which is currently known as “the world’s largest offshore wind farm.” The 15-year power purchase agreement details that Shell has bought 240MW from the windfarm, which is the third and final phase of the 3.6GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm, located in waters off the coast of northeast England.
  • November 26, 2021
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Partners broke ground on Vineyard Wind 1, America’s first commercial scale offshore wind farm which is a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure. The 800MW project is located 24 kilometres off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard. It is expected to generate electricity for more than 4,00,000 homes and businesses in Massachusetts, create 3,600 jobs, save customers €1.24 billion over the first 20 years of operation, and is expected to reduce carbon emissions by more than 1.6 million metric tonnes per year.
  • November 21, 2021
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