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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.

Analysis: France aims to be expert in floating technolgy

Analysis: France aims to be expert in floating technolgy

FRANCE: Although France is yet to install its first offshore turbine, the government has identified four zones for floating wind energy pilot projects and is hoping these will help turn the country into a leader of this nascent technology.

Wind Economics: Making sense of European offshore tariffs

Wind Economics: Making sense of European offshore tariffs

EUROPE: For technologies such as offshore wind, which cannot yet compete in wholesale electricity markets, setting a suitable tariff is not easy. The problem is compounded as costs change with time.

Wind Economics: Installed costs to fall from last year's peak

Wind Economics: Installed costs to fall from last year's peak

EUROPE: After a period of some uncertainty, offshore wind costs are now moving downwards. The EU/FOWIND's Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment suggests that installed costs of offshore wind peaked at just under €4,000/kW in 2014 and are now falling.


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Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence

Last updated 22 April 2016

Project NameCountryCapacityDeveloper/OwnerAnnouncementDate reported
Rentel Belgium 309MW Rentel NV Turbine Purchase Agreement 21-Apr-16
Sandbank Germany 288MW Vattenfall, Stadtwerke Munchen Substation load-out 20-Apr-16
Nordsee One Germany 332MW Northland Power, RWE International Monopiles completed 18-Apr-16
Galloper UK 336MW RWE International Turbine assembly port selected 15-Apr-16
Sejero Bugt Denmark 200MW - Dropped from nearshore tender 13-Apr-16
Dudgeon UK 402MW Statkraft, Statoil, Masdar Crew transfer vessel charter 07-Apr-16
Hornsea Project One UK 1.2GW Dong Energy Cable system contract 05-Apr-16
Rentel Belgium 309MW Rentel NV Cable system contract 05-Apr-16
Dudgeon UK 402MW Statkraft, Statoil, Masdar Foundation installation begins 05-Apr-16
Gemini Netherlands 600MW Northland Power, HVC, Siemens Financial Services, Van Oord O&M port selected 04-Apr-16
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European Offshore 2015 - Special Report

European Offshore 2015 - Special Report

EUROPE: Windpower Offshore looks at the major players in Europe that are leading the way in the offshore market.

Subsea O&M - Special Report 2014

Subsea O&M - Special Report 2014

WORLDWIDE: Windpower Offshore looks at maintenance work below the water required to keep offshore wind farms running efficiently, with a focus on skills and equipment.

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