Emerging Markets

  • The Met Office, WindSim join hands

    The Met Office and WindSim have formed a partnership to work on more accurate wind resource assessments and wind power forecasts to meet demand for improved short term power forecasting and longer term power yield analysis.

  • Gamesa strengthens its borrowing costs and maturity profile

    Gamesa has signed a €750 million syndicated loan agreement with a single bullet repayment in December 2019.

  • New investors join Palouse and Route 66 wind projects

    J.P. Morgan Asset Management and First Wind have announced transfer of majority ownership in Palouse and Route 66 Wind Projects.

  • Ex-Im Bank signs MoU with IREDA

    Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) to explore options for utilising up to $1 billion to finance the sale of U.S. clean energy exports to India.

  • Transmission line authorised for US offshore wind energy project

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has offered a right-of-way (ROW) grant to Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System for the Block Island Transmission System (BITS).

  • Nicolas Serrie of Alstom on the tie-up with DCNS

    Alstom’s offshore France director Nicolas Serrie explains why his company is partnering with the naval defence group DCNS for its assault on the floating turbine market.

  • Danish offshore wind companies explore US investment opportunities

    The Long Island Association hosted a trade delegation of 19 leading Danish offshore wind companies, visiting the United States this month to explore the potential of investing in the growing American offshore wind market.

  • Update on Fukushima experimental project

    Mitsubishi has shared that preparatory works for the installation of the 7MW oil pressure drive-type wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port, Fukushima, is on the verge of completion.

  • India gears up for maiden demo offshore wind project

    The Indian government is gearing up to set up its first offshore wind power project along the Gujarat coast of about 100 MW capacity.

  • Study supports Deepwater One project

    United States offshore wind and transmission developer, Deepwater Wind, has announced a collaborative study focused on Long Island’s offshore wind resources.

  • Massachusetts looks to UK for offshore collaboration opportunities

    Deval Patrick, the Governor of Massachusetts, addressed European offshore wind industry leaders and government officials to discuss opportunities pertaining to the offshore wind segment. He also indicated that the US state could work with the UK to grow...

  • US offshore wind making progress, but craves policy certainty

    A report produced by Navigant Consulting for the Energy Department in the United States has indicated that there is a need to provide policy certainty in order to maximise offshore wind development.

  • Acciona Energía signs deal in Mexico

    Acciona Energía has bagged a contract to build a wind farm for private investors in Mexico. The contract, worth $111m, has been signed with Actis and Comexhidro for the design, engineering and construction of a 49.5 MW wind farm.

  • Case for commercialised floating turbines in offshore Japan stronger than ever

    While floating offshore wind is a nascent technology, comprising just the first demonstration projects, it could be that large scale floating turbine arrays become the norm in the future, as a natural development of the offshore wind industry.

  • AMSC bags $15m order

    AMSC has bagged a $15m order for wind turbine electrical control systems (ECS) from India-based Inox Wind.