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    French connection

    The offshore wind industry in France is gaining momentum. Encouraged by local content requirements in the first two tenders, new factories and jobs are being created. Whether the government will... read more
  • politics & business

    Visibility can cut costs

    BVG Associates has published a quantitative study of the effect of UK government policy on cost of energy from offshore wind during the 2020s. The main result: government policy can accelerate the... read more
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    Denmark opens test scheme

    The Danish Energy Agency calls for applications for a special test scheme of 50 MW for new offshore wind technology. The deadline for applications is 15 October 2015 and the first commitments are... read more

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    Vattenfall takes over direct marketing for Veja Mate

    Vattenfall will be taking over the task of direct marketing for the offshore wind farm Veja Mate. Vattenfall's marketing portfolio of green power plants currently comprises approximately 2,600 MW... read more
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    ABB to enable integration of French offshore wind parks

    ABB has won a contract worth around US$ 25 million from the electrical transmission system operator RTE France to supply transformer products and services to create grid connections for ongoing... read more
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    Heavylift@Sea and SeaRenergy Offshore present SOV

    They call it Offshore Assistance Vessel (OAV) but indeed it is a further Service Operation Vessel (SOV). With the new SR 1 Heavylift@Sea and SeaRenergy enter the market for offshore wind service... read more
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    New momentum for Irish offshore wind

    Oriel Windfarm and Gaelectric have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop an offshore wind farm in the North Irish Sea. The North Irish Sea Array has the potential to produce up to 870 MW... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Siemens receives record long-term service contract

    Siemens not only got the order to supply and install 67 wind turbines for Veja Mate offshore wind farm, but also a service contract for 15 years. This makes the deal the largest wind service order... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Bilfinger gets first order for Polish facility

    Bilfinger Mars Offshore received from Dong Energy the order of 91 transition pieces for Race Bank offshore wind farm. For Bilfinger Mars Offshore, the order is the starting signal for the production... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Siemens to equip Race Bank

    Siemens will supply 91 wind turbines for Race Bank offshore wind farm in Great Britain, each with a capacity of 6 MW. The order is part of the frame agreement with Dong Energy concluded in 2012. read more

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