offshore wind

Every 1 GW of offshore wind secures 14,600 jobs in Denmark, study finds

Every time one gigawatt of offshore wind is set up in Denmark, 14,600 full-time equivalent jobs are secured in Danish companies, a new study reveals. The report by Danish Shipping, Danish Energy and Wind Denmark studied what investments in offshore wind can create in terms of employment.

Norway opens offshore areas for wind development

The Norwegian government reported the opening of two areas for offshore wind development. Specifically, the areas will open on 1 January 2021, while there have been limits set on the amount of wind power that can be developed.

Green light for world’s largest offshore wind project

Swedish energy firm Vattenfall has awarded permits for the construction of Hollandse Kust Zuid off Netherlands. With its installed capacity of 1,500 MW, the offshore wind farm will be the largest of its kind worldwide, when fully operational in 2023.

US funds research to develop offshore wind

Four US institutions have received $1.1 million in grants to support regional fisheries studies that will collect data vital to the ongoing development of the offshore wind industry in North America.

Ireland expedites seven offshore wind projects

Irish government announced seven offshore renewable energy projects that have been designated as relevant projects. This means they will be speeded up under the country’s new Marine Planning and Development Management Bill, 2020.

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