Jun 13, 2018
Nov 22, 2017
Larger, higher efficiency turbines and the “clustering” of project resources are driving down offshore wind maintenance costs as they become increasingly important in project valuations, Tom Harries, Wind Energy Analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), said.
Nov 22, 2017
UK offshore battery projects set to be commissioned by Orsted and Statoil in early 2018 will generate valuable data on the revenue streams and right-sizing of energy storage installations, project directors told New Energy Update.
Nov 8, 2017
Ahead of France's first floating offshore wind tender, specialist developers like Ideol are using global design learnings from a range of site conditions to lower capital costs.
Oct 25, 2017
Supply chain and services innovations are set to slash operational expenditure (opex) with the greatest impact expected in projects in deeper waters further offshore, industry experts told New Energy Update.
Oct 4, 2017
Plummeting UK offshore wind prices show developers are combining technology advancements and installation experience with innovative grid build modelling, industry experts told New Energy Update.
Jun 7, 2017
Falling costs in Europe are prompting US. offshore wind developers to raise growth outlooks but faster deployment will require accelerated supply chain and infrastructure support, company executives said at the U.S. Offshore Wind 2017 conference on May 8.
May 10, 2017
Siemens and technology firm Skyspecs are preparing to deploy new drones which use a combination of 3D technology and digital data capture to reduce downtimes and labor costs, company executives told Wind Energy Update.