Netherlands Monobase gravity foundation in testing
United Kingdom Analysis: MHI-Vestas £200m UK plan short on detail
Netherlands Noordoostpolder set for grid connection
United Kingdom DBB replaces Scroby Sands gearboxes
United Kingdom Triton Knoll consultation period extended
United States Fred Olsen Windcarrier joins Lake Erie project
France Alstom launches grid app
United States Unions sign up for Deepwater One
United Kingdom Navitus Bay hearings begin
Portugal Portugal approves Windfloat funding
United States Block Island transmission granted go ahead
WORLDWIDE: Offshore wind developers and operators have perhaps been guilty of underestimating the challenges of keeping their foundations free from corrosion. We look at the problems the industry faces, from pile slippage to the effects of sulphur reducing bacteria.
WORLDWIDE: Alarm bells have been ringing in the offshore-wind sector over a potential shortage of staff for remotely operated vehicle (ROV) operation over the coming years.
WORLDWIDE: Many vital components of wind farms are hidden below the sea surface and are subject to significant wear and tear. This is often ignored, despite the fact that the sub-surface section is at least as important as any other part of the structure
WORLDWIDE: Despite economies of scale, the cost of running and maintaining the larger offshore wind projects further from shore have remained high. But the industry's growing experience of the marine environment is now beginning to push costs down.
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Last updated 21 November 2014
|Deepwater One||US||1GW||Deepwater Wind||Power purchase agreement||21-Nov-14|
|Gwynt y Mor||UK||576MW||RWE||Rock dumping||20-Nov-14|
|Block Island||US||30MW||Deepwater Wind||Agent selection||20-Nov-14|
|FACW||US||25MW||Fishermen's Energy||Regulatory hearing||19-Nov-14|
|Deepwater One||US||1GW||Deepwater Wind||Union partnership||19-Nov-14|
|Block Island||US||30MW||Deepwater Wind||Cable consent||18-Nov-14|
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