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Plans for 1GW-plus offshore wind farm with 20MW turbines

Plans for 1GW-plus offshore wind farm with 20MW turbines

Norwegian developer unveils plans for a giant offshore wind farm that would use both fixed-bottom foundations and floating platforms

Floating wind pilot could power Canadian oil and gas drilling

Floating wind pilot could power Canadian oil and gas drilling

Saitec secures a government grant for a feasibility study into using floating offshore wind to power oil and gas drilling in Canada

Vineyard set to become first large US offshore wind farm

Vineyard set to become first large US offshore wind farm

Government grants final go-ahead after lengthy federal review and public consultation on the project’s environmental impact

Offshore News & Analysis

Taiwan ups offshore wind goal with plans to auction 15GW

The Taiwanese government releases plans to auction 15GW of new offshore wind capacity due online between 2026 and 2035

Local content to drive BP and EnBW's ScotWind bid

Prospective bidders in Scotland’s first offshore wind leasing round in more than a decade look to local supply chain companies

GE and Toshiba to manufacture Haliade-X in Japan

The two technology giants team up to produce and commercialise the 12-14MW Haliade-X as Japan’s offshore wind sector prepares for launch

Massachusetts launches 1.6GW offshore wind tender

The new tender has a bid deadline of September 2021 and could nearly double the state’s offshore wind pipeline

Equinor eyes Norwegian floating offshore wind bid

Equinor teams with Norwegian renewable energy company Vårgrønn to prepare a bid for a project off the country's south-west coast

Offshore In depth

Opinion: Hurdles ahead, but US will get there on offshore wind

With a president prepared to put resources and talent into offshore wind, the US is ready to get serious about creating its own industry

Baltic Insight report: Overcoming ice challenges

Installing and maintaining offshore turbines to cope with icy conditions poses additional difficulties for wind technicians

Baltic Insight report: Reaching out across the sea

With nine countries bordering the Baltic Sea, some cross-border projects are in the works, from transmission links to co-developing sites

Poland in pole position as Baltic Sea offshore wind gathers pace

Now that Poland has awarded power deals to its first offshore wind projects, read our insight report on the Baltic Sea

How Siemens Gamesa’s offshore turbines hit 97% availability

SGRE’s technology chief on enhancing reliability, reducing downtime and the possibility of working with other OEMs