New York Teams up with Denmark to Boost Offshore Wind Sector

They will work together to develop strategies and solutions for the development of the clean energy resource. New York has teamed up with Denmark to boost the state’s offshore wind sector. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate have signed a …

UK Wind Capacity Smashes 20GW Milestone

The UK’s wind power capacity has passed the 20GW milestone. The clean energy technology now generates enough electricity across the country to power more than 14 million homes and cut carbon emissions by 25 million tonnes a year. The project that broke the boundary was the world’s largest offshore wind …

BNEF: Global Offshore Wind Market to Surge Six-Fold by 2030

The global offshore wind market is set to grow 16 per cent a year through to 2030, delivering a six-fold increase in capacity compared to today’s levels, according to the latest analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Global generation capacity from offshore wind today stands at 17.6GW, but BNEF …

Legal & General Complete First UK Offshore Wind Investment

Legal & General has made its first UK offshore wind investment, today announcing plans to channel £300m into what promises to be the world’s largest offshore wind project. The project in question, the 660MW Walney Extension, is being built by Danish developers Ørsted – formerly DONG Energy – and will …

October Winds Help Deliver ‘Unprecedented’ Renewable Power to Scotland’s Grid

Strong winds in October helped Scottish turbines generate more than 1.7 million megawatt hours of electricity the powered the equivalent of around 4.5 million homes. The performance capped a “spectacular month” for renewables, according to WWF Scotland. The campaign group confirmed today that Scottish wind power provided 99 per cent …

Ørsted to Sell 50 Per Cent Stake in Giant Walney Offshore Wind Project

Renewable energy firm Ørsted – the Danish company formerly known as DONG Energy – has agreed to sell half its stake in the 659MW Walney offshore wind project currently under construction off the coast of Cumbria. The company announced yesterday it has signed a deal that will see it divest …