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US Wind puts forward 750MW Maryland plan

US Wind puts forward 750MW Maryland plan

UNITED STATES: Developer US Wind has issued its plans for a 750MW offshore wind project off the US' east coast, a week after Deepwater Wind.

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Siemens opens UK blade site

Siemens opens UK blade site

UK: In less than two years, and two months ahead of schedule, Siemens has produced its first blades from the new Green Port Hull site in northeast England.

Germany provides clear connection plan to 2025

Germany provides clear connection plan to 2025

GERMANY: The federal regulator has revealed a firm plan for grid connection of offshore wind farms to the onshore network until 2025.

EEW wins Hornsea Project One contract

EEW wins Hornsea Project One contract

GERMANY: Foundations specialist EEW SPC has been awarded the contract to supply 116 monopiles to Dong Energy's 1.2GW Hornsea Project One site, off England's east coast.

French projects face court delay

French projects face court delay

FRANCE: The first utility-scale offshore wind projects will be delayed until 2021 at the earliest, developer EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) has confirmed.

France issues new offshore tender

France issues new offshore tender

FRANCE: Energy minister Segolene Royal yesterday announced a further tender for offshore wind power in France, this time for a project off the Ile d'Oleron, on the Atlantic coast

Deepwater Wind unveils Maryland plans

Deepwater Wind unveils Maryland plans

UNITED STATES: Developer Deepwater Wind has unveiled its plans for a 120MW offshore wind project, of the coast of Maryland, northeast US.

Eni to expand renewables with GE deal

Eni to expand renewables with GE deal

ITALY: Oil and gas multinational Eni has signed a framework deal with GE to develop renewable energy projects, including onshore and offshore wind.

First power from Burbo Bank Extension

First power from Burbo Bank Extension

UK: Generation has started from the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project in the Irish Sea, as turbine installation continues.


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Jack-up load-up at Danish offshore hub

Jack-up load-up at Danish offshore hub

DENMARK: A busy day for Europe's offshore wind industry at Esbjerg Port in Denmark, with no fewer than seven jack-up vessels in harbour, loading up with turbine towers, nacelles, blades and rotor hubs.

Exclusive: Offshore wind's new colossus

Exclusive: Offshore wind's new colossus

GERMANY: Winergy's gearbox for the 8MW Adwen offshore turbine is the largest and, in terms of input torque, the most highly rated yet seen. Eize de Vries was granted exclusive access to the unit and its production facilities ahead of its unveiling at WindEnergy Hamburg on 27 September.

Ten of the biggest turbines

Ten of the biggest turbines

WORLDWIDE: We have omitted some of the large turbines where progress has stalled, such as the 7MW Samsung and MHI Sea Angel machines, but the ten turbines described here are either in production or scheduled to start soon.

America's offshore champion

America's offshore champion

UNITED STATES: It has been a long time coming, but the US's first offshore wind project is now under construction. Deepwater Wind CEO Jeff Grybowski talks about the development of the 30MW Block Island and the company's plans for further growth in the sector.


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