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.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced its plans to develop a first-in-the-nation infrastructure investment for offshore wind projects on the East Coast, named as the New Jersey Wind Port.
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.
Scotland, a major player in Europe’s offshore industry, is seeking proposals in order to install wind turbines, an investment of more than $10.2 billion, Crown Estate Scotland reported.
The oil market collapse caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is set to delay several oil and gas developments in Western Europe, putting capital expenditure in the offshore sector on a continued downwards trajectory through 2022, data by Norway-based research firm Rystad reveals.
DNV GL along with Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS) recently shake their hands and inked a contract in order to boost offshore project development and enhance supply chain in Taiwan.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a Request for Information (RFI) process regarding environmental impacts of offshore wind energy development and related monitoring and mitigation technology.
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.
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.
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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