25 09, 2023

CEF Energy: two Baltic projects obtain the status to join the CB RES list

By |September 25th, 2023|ESTONIA, EU policy, LATVIA, OFFSHORE NEWS, PROJECTS|

The European Commission has announced today that two more projects have obtained the status required to be part of the List of Renewable Energy Cross-border Projects (CB RES list) under the Connecting Europe Facility for Energy (CEF Energy). The list, launched for the first time in August 2022, has now a total of five projects. [...]

14 09, 2023

Mads Nipper, CEO of Ørsted: we need to have a 360 degree assessment of how auctions are designed

By |September 14th, 2023|DENMARK, EU policy, OFFSHORE NEWS, OPINIONS|

Yesterday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered her annual State of the European Union speech and announced a new ‘Wind Power Package’. What is the opinion of the wind industry sector on that matter? Mads Nipper, CEO of Ørsted shared his thoughts on social media and commented as follow:  Life is full of [...]

14 09, 2023

President von der Leyen is right: wind energy must continue to be made in Europe

By |September 14th, 2023|AUTHORS, EU policy, OFFSHORE NEWS, TOP|

On Wednesday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered her annual State of the European Union speech. As she addressed the EU Green Deal, the President stressed that the wind industry, so central to its delivery, was facing a unique set of challenges. To address these challenges, President von der Leyen announced a new [...]

20 07, 2023

European Parliament vote sends strong positive signal for renewables investments

By |July 20th, 2023|EU policy, OFFSHORE NEWS, OPINIONS|

Yesterday, the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) formally agreed its position on the ongoing EU electricity market design revision, largely backing the European Commission’s proposal for a targeted reform. The Committee voted to maintain the merit order system and to avoid inframarginal revenue caps which fragment the internal energy market and [...]

26 06, 2023

63.3 million euros to support investment in Swinoujscie seaport’s capacity


Poland has received PLN 4.4 billion in funding from the EU's Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for transportation projects. June 21, 2023, a meeting of the CEF Coordinating Committee was held to approve the results of the competition. Poland repeated its success from the CEF Transport 2021 competition and once again ranked first in terms of [...]

19 06, 2023

RED II: Breakthrough for an ambitious expansion of renewable energies in the EU


On June 16, the member states of the European Union approved a comprehensive redesign of the EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED) in the Committee of Permanent Representatives. The European target for renewable energies will thus be significantly increased from 32% to 45% in 2030. This means a doubling of the share of renewable energies compared [...]

15 06, 2023

WindEurope: NZIA: act now or Europe’s wind turbines will be made in China

By |June 15th, 2023|EU policy, OFFSHORE NEWS, TOP NEWS|

The EU wants to massively expand renewables and strengthen Europe’s clean energy supply chains. But its Net-Zero Industry Act (NZIA) falls short and needs beefing up. If Europe gets NZIA wrong, it’ll end up building wind farms with turbines manufactured outside of Europe, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson explains in a video. New data shows what’s [...]

2 06, 2023

Electricity market design: European Parliament mustn’t undermine climate or energy security

By |June 2nd, 2023|EU policy, OFFSHORE NEWS, OPINIONS|

The EU is debating a revised electricity market design. The European Commission has proposed a targeted reform to end the investment uncertainty caused by uncoordinated Government interventions in electricity markets. The European Parliament and Member States should stick to this proposal. But lead MEP Nicolás González Casares has proposed unhelpful things on revenue caps: lowering [...]

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