Ever since I started my journey in the Indian renewable energy sector 8 years back, I have been hearing central and state governments blowing hot and cold on offshore wind energy. Anyone listening to them could have been excused in thinking that offshore wind was round the corner. We are in 2015, and you would […]Read More →
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Does China ever think small? South China’s Guangdong province will construct a 198 MW offshore wind farm this year and connect it to the grid in 2014, according to Guangdong Electric Power Development Co. Ltd. 198 MW might not sound large, but for offshore wind farms, it is fairly large…if I remember right, the total […]Read More →
Will hurricanes destroy offshore wind farms? I am sure in your moments of curiosity you had asked yourself the question. At least I had. So it was interesting to read a report on some research that has undertaken in this domain. A new study says that the high winds of severe storms could wreck nearly […]Read More →
A 460-metre-wide platform hosting 36 wind turbines proposed for Malta. Photo credit: Malta Today A massive offshore hexagon-shaped 460-metre-wide platform hosting 36 wind turbines, is being proposed for Malta by Swedish company Hexicon AB. The project description statement has been submitted to the Malta Environment and Planning Authority and has been published on the […]Read More →
The Centre for Wind Energy Technology (CWET) will set up an assessment mast in Dhanushkodi near Rameswaram to tap offshore wind energy potential and the data will be generated by the end of this year or next year, according to chairman and managing director of Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency Sudeep Jain. He said the […]Read More →