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Scarecrow system provides 'astonishing' results offshore

Scarecrow system provides 'astonishing' results offshore

UK: A scarecrow model installed on an offshore wind turbine designed to stop bird droppings has had "astonishing" results.

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AWEA 2017: Senvion to launch 10MW+ offshore wind turbine

AWEA 2017: Senvion to launch 10MW+ offshore wind turbine

US/GERMANY: Manufacturer Senvion has said it will give details on a new 10MW+ offshore wind turbine at the WindEurope Offshore Wind event in London next month.

Ten candidates prequalified for Dunkirk offshore project

Ten candidates prequalified for Dunkirk offshore project

FRANCE: Regulator CRE has prequalified ten candidates for the 250-750MW fixed-foundation project off Dunkirk, according to news agency Agence France Presse (AFP).

New underwater drone for cable inspection launched

New underwater drone for cable inspection launched

NORWAY: Technology firm Blueye Robotics has revealed a new underwater drone, which could be used for cable surveys and inspections.

Guernsey study backs 30MW site

Guernsey study backs 30MW site

GUERNSEY: An early study of the potential of offshore wind around the small channel island has backed plans for a "modest" 30MW project.

Galloper welcomes first turbine

Galloper welcomes first turbine

UK: The first of 56 Siemens SWT-6.0-154 turbines has been installed at the 332MW Galloper project off England's south-east coast.

Burbo Bank Extension opens for business

Burbo Bank Extension opens for business

UK: Dong Energy's 258MW Burbo Bank Extension, the first offshore project to deploy the MHI Vestas V164-8.0MW turbine, was officially inaugurated on 17 May, at a ceremony in Liverpool.

Scottish court overturns Neart Na Gaoithe decision

Scottish court overturns Neart Na Gaoithe decision

SCOTLAND: A court has backed the Scottish government's decision to back the 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project.

DNV GL looks to improve site assessments

DNV GL looks to improve site assessments

EUROPE: Advisory firm DNV GL is launching a joint industry project (JIP) to improve offshore wind site condition assessments, inviting industry partners to contribute.


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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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