After tapping all of its near-shore capacity for wind, Norwegian certification body DNV GL said it would help China develop additional power resources offshore. Huadong Engineering Corp. has contracted DNV GL, the Norwegian-based housing for independent energy experts and a certification body, to provide technical training and feasibility studies for an offshore wind farm. “The country is now faced by the challenge that all the promising wind farm sites within 6 miles of the shore have already been exploited,” DNV GL’s statement read. “To boost capacity further and meet the 2020 target, China is having to explore locations that are further offshore.” China installed nearly 1.2 GW of near-shore wind power capacity last year. It has a national goal of 5 GW […]