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    Mainstream concludes sale of SMart Wind to Dong Energy

    Mainstream has successfully concluded its negotiations with Dong Energy for the sale of its remaining interest in SMart Wind. read more
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    21 wind projects planned in U.S. waters

    The U.S. Energy Department released a new report showing strong progress for the U.S. offshore wind market. Thus, not only the construction of the nation’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm... read more
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    OSB officially open

    On 14 September, OSB held its official opening ceremony at the facilities in Teesside, North East England. As OSB is a joint venture between EEW SPC and Bladt Industries, the CEOs of both companies... read more

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    Jan De Nul acquires jack-up vessel Vidar

    On Tuesday 15 September, Jan De Nul Group signed the taking-over of the offshore jack-up crane vessel Vidar, formerly operating for the German company Hochtief. The Vidar is less than two years old... read more
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    ABB orders new cable-laying vessel

    ABB has ordered a new cable-laying vessel to boost the capacity of its submarine cable operations. The new ship will be custom-built to ABB specifications and measure approximately 140 by 30 m and it... read more
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    Green Investment Bank and ORE Catapult announce collaboration

    The Green Investment Bank (GIB) and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have announced a three year agreement to work together to drive investment into offshore renewable energy through... read more
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    Subsidies ensure low risks

    The design of subsidy schemes and tax regimes determines the attractiveness for investors as it can change the risk profile and, therefore the cost of capital and levelized cost of energy (LCOE). TKI... read more
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    EnBW officially commissions Baltic 2

    EnBW has officially commissioned its second offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, Baltic 2. After two years of construction, EnBW Baltic 2, which comprises 80 wind turbines, will now generate... read more
  • politics & business

    Danish dominance

    The special conditions of the offshore business favour the ­established market leaders much more so than in other ­sectors. And without a new round of significant growth, the air will become... read more
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    DNV GL certifies inverter from ABB Switzerland

    DNV GL, an international classification society and provider of energy expertise and certifications, has awarded a component certificate to ABB Switzerland for its latest generation of frequency... read more