About Patrycja Rapacka

Editor and analyst of the energy sector, based in Warsaw, specialised in energy transition, offshore wind, renewables and energy security.
19 05, 2021

Installed capacity in offshore wind farms in Swedish waters reaches 192 MW

2021-05-25T14:37:35+00:0019 May, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

According to Wind Europe data, at the end of 2020, the installed capacity in offshore wind farms in Europe amounted to 25 GW. There were 5 offshore farms in operation in Sweden with a total capacity of 192 MW. The country's authorities approach the development of offshore wind installations in a balanced way, its [...]

19 05, 2021

Danish-Estonian cooperation in the offshore wind area. Orsted and Enefit join forces

2021-05-20T15:37:35+00:0019 May, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

Estonia has ambitious plans to develop offshore wind energy. On the other side of the Baltic Sea is Denmark, which today is one of the leaders in the development of the offshore wind sector. In April 2021, the wind giant Ørsted and company Enefit, one of the largest energy companies in the Baltic countries, [...]

19 05, 2021

Danish Vestas sets a course for Latvia. The plan is to build a service hub

2021-05-25T14:37:41+00:0019 May, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

Vestas, the largest producer of wind turbines, is entering the Latvian energy market. The Danish company will deliver turbines to the construction site of the Targale onshore wind farm in Latvia. Vestas opened its first office in Latvia in April 2021. The plan is also to launch a service hub near the port of [...]

19 05, 2021

Rystad Energy: Investments in offshore wind farms could reach $ 810 billion until 2030

2021-05-25T14:37:48+00:0019 May, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

As a result of the dynamic development of offshore wind farm projects until 2030, their total installed capacity may exceed 250 GW, according to the Rystad Energy report. Within a decade, investment and operating outlays for this purpose are expected to reach $ 810 billion. According to the available data, at the end of [...]

19 05, 2021

The Polish regulator issued important decisions as part of the first phase of offshore wind support

2021-05-25T14:46:04+00:0019 May, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

In just a few years, Poland will join the countries producing electricity in offshore wind farms. For this purpose, the necessary regulations have been created that provide support for projects in the Baltic Sea. The Polish energy market regulator has already made important decisions as part of the first phase of support for offshore [...]

19 05, 2021

Latvia and Estonia are looking for ways to connect offshore wind installations to the countries’ energy systems

2021-05-25T14:37:54+00:0019 May, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

Electricity Transmission System Operators in Latvia and Estonia, AS Augstsprieguma tikls (AST) and Elering AS, have signed a cooperation agreement to investigate possible ways to evacuate power from planned offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea and connect them to onshore transmission systems in both countries.  Operators informed that preliminary analysis of the route [...]

19 05, 2021

Lithuania is preparing special plans for the development of offshore wind installations in the Baltic Sea

2021-05-25T14:38:02+00:0019 May, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

The consulting company UAB Ardynas, commissioned by the Lithuanian Ministry of Energy, will prepare a plan for some areas in the Baltic Sea where offshore wind farms are to be built. Lithuania has already preliminarily identified places where wind farms will be built in the Baltic Sea. In March 2021, the tender for a [...]

19 05, 2021

Wind turbine producers recognize the potential of the Baltic Sea, especially Poland

2021-05-25T14:38:08+00:0019 May, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

The Baltic Sea has enormous potential for the development of offshore wind farms. In the opinion of one of the producers of wind turbines, Poland may play the leading role in this respect. According to the estimates of the representative of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for Poland, Paweł Przybylski, presented in an interview with [...]

19 05, 2021

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

2021-05-25T14:38:14+00:0019 May, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

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 [...]

19 05, 2021

Morten Petersen: We need to shift up a gear in the deployment of offshore wind

2021-05-20T13:19:08+00:0019 May, 2021|INTERVIEWS, TOP NEWS|

Baltic Wind: Is the European Offshore Renewable Strategy a sufficient response to EU 2030 renewable target which will be increased within the package “fit for 55%”? Morten Petersen, MEP: For me the European Offshore Renewable Strategy is the crucial element in achieving the EU 2030 renewable targets. I cannot see a way for us [...]

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