22 03, 2022

New WindSeeG project – industry submits comments, wind energy development momentum needed

By |2022-04-08T09:00:40+02:00March 22nd, 2022|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS, REGULATORY|

Germany is currently working on a draft offshore wind energy law (WindSeeG). The Federal Association of Wind Farm Operators Offshore (BWO) has submitted comments and recommendations to the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action on measures to accelerate offshore wind development. […]

4 02, 2022

A thaw coming in Germany’s offshore wind energy? Several questions remain unanswered

By |2022-02-04T01:22:30+01:00February 4th, 2022|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS, REGULATORY|

In January 2022, the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) presented first concrete plans at a meeting with representatives of the offshore wind industry. Managing Director of the industry organization BWO, Stefan Thimm, comments that this is a positive development, that the industry did not dare to [...]

13 12, 2021

BWO and vgbe energy will collaborate on fire protection standards for offshore wind

By |2021-12-13T11:19:26+01:00December 13th, 2021|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS|

The German Association of Offshore Wind Farm Operators (BWO) and vgbe energy (formerly VGB PowerTech) have teamed up on fire protection standards for offshore wind installations. The interdisciplinary working group has begun activities – the common standard is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2023. […]

20 09, 2021

The BWO appeals to create the conditions for ambitious hydrogen production using offshore wind energy

By |2021-09-20T18:24:51+02:00September 20th, 2021|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Green hydrogen will play a key role in the future energy supply system. Areas that are difficult to electrify can only be decarbonised with hydrogen. This results in high demand for green hydrogen. “We therefore appeal to the future federal government to create the conditions for ambitious hydrogen production using [...]

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