Politics & business news

  • politics & business

    Offshore wind farms have moderate cost overruns

    With average cost overruns of 20 %, German offshore wind farms are better than other major projects. In general, large-scale projects in Germany end up costing 73 % more on average than planned. read more
  • politics & business

    The Netherlands hustle things on offshore wind

    The Netherlands will launch two 350 MW offshore wind tenders in December 2015. Subsidy and licences will be made available to the lowest bidder for sites 1 and 2 of the Borssele wind farm zone. read more
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    Troubled times

    Trouble is brewing in the German offshore scene. The ­German Federal Network Agency intends to stop grid connection ­planning in some of the zones. This would essentially be an ­expropriation of sorts... read more

  • politics & business

    James Fisher acquired Mojo Maritime

    James Fisher has completed the acquisition of Mojo Maritime Ltd. The acquisition enhances James Fisher’s specialist marine project delivery capability and enables Mojo to undertake larger and more... read more
  • politics & business

    Jan De Nul orders two new vessels

    Jan De Nul Group keeps on investing. The company has ordered two 6,000 ton subsea rock installation vessels at Chinese AVIC Weihai Shipyard . The vessels will be able to install rock at depths up to... read more
  • politics & business

    Europe’s powerhouse

    The expansion of offshore wind energy can no longer remain dependent on individual countries, and must in future be planned and realised as a European project. read more
  • politics & business

    New record for wind power in 2014

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) published its "Global Wind Report" for the year 2014. To give you a short overview, we created an infographic with some of the key figures from the 80 page report. read more
  • politics & business

    Dong Energy enters US offshore wind market

    Danish Dong Energy is entering the US offshore wind market. The company will take over RES’s more than 1,000 MW newly assigned development project rights off the coast of Massachusetts. read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Windreich finds an investor for MEG 1

    The insolvent German project developer Windreich will be receiving some support with the development of the offshore wind farm MEG 1. DEME Concessions is getting in on the project. read more
  • politics & business

    GROW receives £ 1 million extension

    The hugely successful GROW:OffshoreWind programme has been granted a six-month extension as part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy to help more manufacturers take advantage of investment in... read more