Polenergia Gains Approval for Second 600MW Baltic Offshore Wind Project

Polish energy firm Polenergia has this week been given the green light by the Gdańsk regional environmental protection authority to develop a second 600MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The legally-binding decision setting out the environmental requirements for the Polenergia Baltic Sea II (Polenergia Bałtyk II) project comes …

It’s Official: Block Island Now Powered by Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Block Island, the smallest town in the country’s smallest state, is now powered by Rhode Island’s Deepwater Wind, the nation’s first offshore wind farm. Block Island Power Company officially silenced its diesel generating plant in the early hours on Monday, meaning its 2,000 electric customers now have access to clean, …

EnBW Hohe See 500 MW Offshore Wind Farm To Proceed With Siemens & Enbridge

The 497 megawatt EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm off the coast of Germany is set to proceed following Canadian energy infrastructure company Enbridge’s decision to invest in the project, and German engineering company Siemens committing for the first time to provide complete construction work. German public utility company EnBW …

Statoil Eyes Wind Growth

Norwegian oil major Statoil plans to invest up to 20% of capital expenditure in other areas, such as offshore wind, by 2030. Chief executive Eldar Saetre said in a presentation of the company’s 2016 results that between 15% and 20% of Capex could go to offshore wind by the end …

The World’s Cheapest Offshore Wind Farm Is Coming To Scandinavia

Swedish energy firm Vattenfall will soon begin building the largest offshore wind farm in Scandinavia – the 600 MW Danish Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea. When it’s complete, the project will produce the cheapest offshore wind power in the world at 49.9 euros per megawatt hour. On Thursday Vattenfall …