A new report has shown the cost of UK offshore wind power has fallen below the joint UK Government and industry target of £100 per megawatt-hour four years ahead of schedule, putting offshore wind on target to become one of the cheapest large-scale clean energy sources.
Renew Economy 27th Jan 2017 read more »
The offshore wind industry has received a treble boost this week as MHI Vestas unveiled what it describes as ‘the world’s most powerful turbine’, leading marine energy developer Atlantis Energy expanded its plans to move into the floating turbine market, and US officials gave the go-ahead for the country’s largest offshore wind farm to date. MHI Vestas today announced it has “smashed” the 24 hour power generation record for a single turbine using its new model, which uprates its current 8MW turbine so that it can deliver 9MW of capacity at certain sites.
Business Green 26th Jan 2017 read more »