Global offshore wind installed capacity up 21 percent since 2013

Global offshore wind installed capacity up 21 percent since 2013

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched the first edition of its Global Offshore Wind Report, which provides a comprehensive analysis of the prospects for the global offshore wind market, including forecast data, market-level analysis and review of efforts to lower costs.

200 GW of new offshore wind capacity could be installed by 2030

200 GW of new offshore wind capacity could be installed by 2030

The Global Wind Energy Council says up to 200 GW of new offshore wind capacity could enter into operation by 2030 and there is potential for even more as offshore wind goes global.

Vietnam the market to watch in Southeast Asia

Vietnam the market to watch in Southeast Asia

A new report launched by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has outlined Vietnam’s role as a major driver in the sector for the entire region over the next few years.

Big data in offshore wind

Big data in offshore wind

Offshore wind is more expensive to generate than many alternative renewable sources and a target has been set of achieving a 30-40 per cent reduction in costs by 2023.

An insight into floating lidar

An insight into floating lidar

Offshore wind farm development and operation are by nature more challenging than onshore, with additional environmental parameters to control and design for.

New FITs agreed for Vietnamese wind projects but challenges aplenty remain

New FITs agreed for Vietnamese wind projects but challenges aplenty remain

Vietnam could be a significant market for offshore wind, but the country’s government needs help with policy, regulation and planning to make it possible.

Asia’s 100-GW offshore wind potential could replace 350M tonnes of coal generation

Asia’s 100-GW offshore wind potential could replace 350M tonnes of coal generation

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) says offshore wind is well-placed to replace emissions-intensive and expensive coal-fired electricity in Asia, a development that could also have implications for shipping.

Offshore to lead doubling in wind power capacity by 2027

Offshore to lead doubling in wind power capacity by 2027

The offshore wind energy sector and emerging markets will contribute an increasing share of annual growth in wind energy over the next decade, says a leading market intelligence company.

Ratings agency expects offshore wind to drive renewables growth in Asia Pacific

Ratings agency expects offshore wind to drive renewables growth in Asia Pacific

Energy demand is likely to continue to grow strongly in the Asia Pacific region, with renewables and offshore wind in particular set to play a growing role.

Offshore accounts for 40% of global wind forecast

Offshore accounts for 40% of global wind forecast

More than 680 GW of new wind power capacity will come online globally in the next decade, according to research by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, much of it offshore.

‘Explosive growth’ in offshore wind in Asia Pacific region anticipated

‘Explosive growth’ in offshore wind in Asia Pacific region anticipated

The authors of Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables’ latest report on the global wind power market highlight the Asia Pacific region, in addition to Europe, as a key region for offshore wind energy.

Global offshore wind to increase nearly six-fold over the next decade

Global offshore wind to increase nearly six-fold over the next decade

Global offshore wind power capacity will increase almost six-fold over the coming decade with projects in as many as 18 countries by 2027 and local content becoming increasingly important as more countries adopt it.