Offshore Wind and Carbon Capture and Storage Colocation Forum commissions vital research to support the UK’s first testing & demonstration of the viability of colocation projects. The Offshore Wind and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Colocation Forum (“the Forum”), set up to provide strategic coordination of colocation research and activity on the nation’s seabed, has […]

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The UK government has increased the maximum price for offshore wind projects in its flagship renewables scheme. Following an extensive review of the latest evidence, including the impact of global events on supply chains, the government has raised the maximum price offshore wind and other renewables projects can receive in the next Contracts for Difference […]

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Floating offshore wind developments bring different potential shipping, navigation and aviation risk and impacts when compared to fixed foundation projects. To support the safe and sustainable growth of floating offshore wind, it is essential that industry guidance, tools and assessment practices are fit for purpose in identifying any potential impacts and ensuring appropriate mitigation measures […]

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RWE has launched its first global “Floating Wind Co- use Competition”. The company is looking for solutions to promote co-existence with other sea users and biodiversity enhancement. Making the difference in two domains: Biodiversity and co-existence with other sea users RWE invites start-ups, scale-ups, research institutes as well as other individuals and organisations to propose […]

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Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm is now fully operational and generating clean, renewable energy to Britain’s power grid, SSE Renewables and its partner TotalEnergies have announced. Seagreen, located 27km off the Angus coast in the North Sea’s Firth of Forth, is now Scotland’s largest wind farm as well as the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind […]

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The development of offshore renewable energy in Europe yields ambiguous results, the European Court of Auditors warns in a new report. EU action and money have contributed to the development of ‘blue energy’ in pursuit of the bloc’s climate and energy objectives. But the EU may fall short of its ambitions, the auditors say, while […]

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