Tag: offshore wind auction

Assessment of Poland’s renewable energy policy

The EPP2040 places an emphasis on increasing renewable electricity generation to drive the energy transition, especially on solar PV and offshore wind. It includes targets for solar PV capacity of 5-7 GW by 2030 and 10-16 GW by 2040, and for Poland to have 1 million prosumers using distributed renewables (mainly PV) by 2030. Although the EPP2040 was released in February 2021, it does not reflect the reality of PV deployment in Poland.

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Interior Department announces wind energy auction in New York

Secretary of the Interior Department announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will run a wind auction for more than 480,000 acres off the coasts of New York and New Jersey in the New York Bight in February 2022. This marks the first offshore wind lease sale under the Biden-Harris administration. According to the reports, the auction will take place on February 23, 2022 and allow offshore wind developers to bid on six lease areas

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Iberdrola nominates Seimens Gamesa for 3.1 GW of offshore wind farms in the UK

Siemens Gamesa has been nominated by Iberdrola’s subsidiary, ScottishPower, to be a conditional preferred supplier for the 3.1GW East Anglia Hub offshore wind complex off the United Kingdom Coast. The offshore wind complex consists of three wind farms namely the 800 MW East Anglia ONE North, the 900 MW East Anglia TWO, and the 1400 MW East Anglia Three. If ScottishPower is successful in the upcoming tender for the wind complex, Siemens Gamesa will supply 200 turbines of 14 MW each.

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