17 05, 2022

UE greenlights Polish offshore wind support scheme

By |2022-05-23T21:34:35+02:00May 17th, 2022|TOP NEWS 2|

The European  Commission approves €22.5 billion Polish scheme to support offshore wind farms. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “This Polish scheme is a very good example of how competition policy can enable Member States to support green energy projects, such as offshore wind farms. It gives the incentive to companies [...]

7 12, 2021

EU plans and the wind potential of the Baltic Sea. BalticWind.EU to attend CPMR Baltic Sea Commission meeting

By |2021-12-08T19:22:24+01:00December 7th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, REGULATORY|

On 8 December, there will be a meeting of the Working Group for energy and climate of the CPMR Baltic Sea Commission. The topic of the meeting are the opportunities of offshore wind energy development in the Baltic region. We will be represented at the meeting by Paweł Wróbel, Managing [...]

7 12, 2021

A safe Baltic without chemical weapons and shipwrecks? Poland does not want to be indifferent

By |2021-12-07T06:01:09+01:00December 7th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, REGULATORY|

#BalticForGenerations – is an initiative of the Polish energy company Enea and the UN Global Compact Network Poland, which aims to protect the waters of the Baltic Sea. Hundreds of thousands of tons of classic munitions, chemical weapons and shipwrecks filled with fuel lie on the seabed. The remnants of [...]

6 12, 2021

Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Denmark opened in Klaipeda – a chance to strengthen relations in the offshore wind sector

By |2021-12-06T10:55:06+01:00December 6th, 2021|DENMARK, LITHUANIA, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Jonas Nazarovas, Managing Director of AB DFDS Seaways, has become the first Honorary Consul of Denmark in the Klaipeda region. The solemn ceremony was attended by Ambassador Hans Brask and new Danish Consul Jonas Nazarovas, Klaipeda Mayor Vytautas Grubliauskas and Vice-Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania, Daiva Garbaliauskaitė. [...]

3 12, 2021

MEP Morten Petersen: The streamlining of all regulations of the Fit for 55 package is important now

By |2021-12-03T15:03:33+01:00December 3rd, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, OPINIONS, REGULATORY, TOP NEWS|

BalticWind.EU informed, that MEPs set out recommendations for speeding up the deployment of offshore wind, in a report adopted on Tuesday. The report voted in the Industry, Research and Energy committee (ITRE) in response to a European Commission communication stresses that meeting the 2030 and 2050 targets require speeding up [...]

30 09, 2021

Obstacles on Polish way to 11 GW offshore wind energy (RELATION)

By |2021-10-04T10:51:28+02:00September 30th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, OPINIONS, POLAND, TOP NEWS|

BalticWind.EU was an institutional patron of the 7th Energy Congress organised by the think-tank DISE Energy. Our representative, Managing Director Paweł Wróbel, together with industry representatives and experts from the offshore wind sector, discussed the development of offshore wind energy in Poland. They all agreed that the road to the planned 11 GW is [...]

2 06, 2021

Newsroom: Ørsted accelerates growth to realise its full potential as a global green energy major

By |2021-06-02T13:21:01+02:00June 2nd, 2021|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS|

This morning, Ørsted announced the approval of the new strategic ambition and financial guidance by the company's Board of Directors. The announcement was made during the company's Capital Markets Day event. One of the highlights of the event is the offshore presentation held by Martin Neubert, CCO & Deputy Group CEO of Ørsted. Over the [...]

2 06, 2021

Electrification Alliance: Obstacles to wind and electricity grid deployment in the EU have to be removed

By |2021-06-03T10:57:07+02:00June 2nd, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, REGULATORY|

Removal of obstacles especially in relation to permitting is one of the recommendations published by an Electrification Alliance. Members of the alliance, including WindEurope and Eurelectric, released its priorities for “fit for 55%” package. Recommendations for the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive indicates that removal of obstacles to solar, wind and electricity grid deployment [...]

1 06, 2021

Kristian Ruby: Plans of the European Commission are very ambitious

By |2021-06-07T19:48:59+02:00June 1st, 2021|OPINIONS, TOP NEWS|

We are talking to Kristian Ruby, Secretary General of Eurelectric, about the challenges facing offshore wind energy sector in Europe, in particular the Baltic Sea. He explained in an interview with BalticWind.eu that some critical obstacles must be removed for offshore wind farm network to develop at the pace planned by the EU. Baltic [...]

27 05, 2021

The European Commission has approved a renewable energy support program in Denmark

By |2021-06-01T20:02:44+02:00May 27th, 2021|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS, REGULATORY|

The European Commission approved the Danish support scheme for the development of renewable energy sources, in particular onshore and offshore wind farms, hydropower plants and photovoltaic installations. In this way, the Danes will accelerate the development of the renewable energy sector. State aid will be granted through auctions to be carried out in the [...]

24 05, 2021

European TSOs launch Eurobar Initiative for Standardised Offshore Grids

By |2021-05-29T13:27:02+02:00May 24th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, REGULATORY|

Seven European transmission system operators have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the launch of Eurobar, an initiative for interconnecting offshore wind platforms across Europe. The aim of Eurobar is to efficiently and securely integrate offshore wind power into the European power grid, starting from current regulation and projects (e.g. point-to-point connections) and prospectively evolving [...]

21 05, 2021

UE greenlights Polish offshore wind support scheme

By |2021-06-01T20:17:02+02:00May 21st, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, REGULATORY, TOP NEWS|

The European  Commission approves €22.5 billion Polish scheme to support offshore wind farms. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “This Polish scheme is a very good example of how competition policy can enable Member States to support green energy projects, such as offshore wind farms. It gives the incentive to companies [...]

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