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May 9, 2018
Vessel suppliers and wind installation experts are collaborating to build new vessels and convert existing assets to bring rising turbine capacities to the booming U.S. offshore wind market, offshore experts told New Energy Update.
Apr 11, 2018
GE blade subsidiary LM wind power has developed new handling and manufacturing tools to support the record-breaking 12 MW design and a new port-side factory will come online later this year, Alexis Crama, VP Offshore at LM Wind Power told New Energy Update.
Jan 31, 2018
The first-ever field tests on offshore wake steering could help raise energy yields by up to 3.5% and have a lasting impact on the design of components and windfarm layouts.
Jan 17, 2018
As the U.S. prepares to industrialize its offshore wind sector, researchers say full-assembly onshore and single-operation crane vessel installs could achieve the largest cost reductions.
Dec 6, 2017
Following rapid price falls, offshore wind companies must tackle growing merchant risks to ensure future projects remain competitive and supply facilities remain profitable, leading industry executives said.
Nov 22, 2017
Larger, higher efficiency turbines and the “clustering” of project resources are driving down offshore wind maintenance costs as they become increasingly important in project valuations, Tom Harries, Wind Energy Analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), said.
Nov 22, 2017
UK offshore battery projects set to be commissioned by Orsted and Statoil in early 2018 will generate valuable data on the revenue streams and right-sizing of energy storage installations, project directors told New Energy Update.