Emerging Markets

  • 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.

  • BOEM defines three wind energy areas offshore North Carolina

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in the U. S. has defined three Wind Energy Areas offshore North Carolina, which total approximately 307,590 acres, for potential commercial wind energy development.

  • NY Governor to support clean energy generation

    Governor of New York State Andrew M. Cuomo has finalised $250 million in order to fund large-scale clean energy generation projects such as wind farms.

  • US plans commercial New Jersey wind project

    The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management have announced the proposed sale of leases for nearly 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for commercial wind energy leasing.

  • Pattern Energy acquires controlling interest in Chile project

    Pattern Energy Group has confirmed the acquisition of AEI’ s 38.5% net ownership interest in the 115 MW El Arrayán Wind project.

  • Energía Sierra Juarez project financing sealed

    Infraestructura Energética Nova (IEnova) has announced the execution and funding of a US$270m project financing, including letter of credit facilities, for the construction of the first phase of the Energía Sierra Juárez wind project.

  • Gamesa secures China bank funding

    Gamesa last week became the first foreign wind turbine maker with a presence in China to secure financing from a Chinese bank.

  • China offshore: too big of an opportunity to ignore?

    More than 90% of the world’s offshore wind power is currently installed off northern Europe, but the global offshore map is set to strike a very different picture in the next ten years if China can find the right tools and partners to help meet its goals.

  • FTI Consulting’s Aris Karcanias on barriers to entry in Brazil

    Brazil may be a major emerging market, but it is not an easy one. Here Aris Karcanias, renewable energy unit managing director at FTI Consulting, tells what to watch out for.