Politics & business news

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    Dong Energy enters US offshore wind market

    Danish Dong Energy is entering the US offshore wind market. The company will take over RES’s more than 1,000 MW newly assigned development project rights off the coast of Massachusetts. read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Windreich finds an investor for MEG 1

    The insolvent German project developer Windreich will be receiving some support with the development of the offshore wind farm MEG 1. DEME Concessions is getting in on the project. read more
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    GROW receives £ 1 million extension

    The hugely successful GROW:OffshoreWind programme has been granted a six-month extension as part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy to help more manufacturers take advantage of investment in... read more

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    Osiris Projects rebrands as Bibby HydroMap

    Osiris Projects is rebranding as Bibby HydroMap as of the 26th March 2015. A specialist seabed survey company, the UK based Osiris Projects, was acquired by Bibby Line Group in 2012 but has continued... read more
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    Thomas Becker steps down

    European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) CEO Thomas Becker is stepping down as the head of the association for personal reasons after two years of service. read more
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    Joining forces

    In March, the offshore wind industry’s big get-together was hosted in Copenhagen. Once again, the focus was on reducing costs. Of course, tightening the cost-cutting screw is getting more and more... read more
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    Hofor and wpd establish Danish offshore consortium

    Hofor and wpd have signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop offshore wind energy in Denmark. Together, the companies will participate at the tender that comprises six near shore wind farms... read more
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    Bladt celebrates anniversary

    On 1st March, the Danish steel construction company Bladt Industries celebrated its 50th anniversary and its development from a small steel constructor to an international player in several fields. read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Vattenfall wins concession for Horns Rev 3

    Vattenfall has won the concession to build and operate the offshore wind farm Horns Rev 3 outside the Danish west coast. The offered price of 77 ore/kWh (10,3 €-ct/kWh) was the most competitive bid. read more
  • project update, politics & business

    First U.S. offshore wind farm achieves financial close

    As first U.S. offshore wind farm, Block Island, has successfully reached financial close. Deepwater Wind will finance the US$ 290 million project through Mandated Lead Arrangers Société Générale of... read more

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