United Kingdom GIB buys Sheringham Shoal stake
United Kingdom Balfour Beatty to be awarded Thanet transmission licence
Netherlands Pondera and Arcadis win Dutch EIA work
United States Massachusetts offshore auction date set
United Kingdom Gwynt y Mor completed
United Kingdom E.on cuts Rampion by 43%
United Kingdom K2 to advise on tension leg floating project
United States Fishermen's Energy receives second PUC rejection
United Kingdom Bladt and EEW to open UK monopile plant
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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