United Kingdom Dong Energy acquires whole of Hornsea zone
Netherlands Deme and EWE win Gemini maintenance contract
United Kingdom Dong confirms West of Duddon Sands transmission sale
Netherlands Turbine installation begins at Westermeerwind
Netherlands Gemini substations en route
United Kingdom Gallery: Modular blade arrives in the UK
Germany Offshore boosts E.on sales
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.
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.
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.
WORLDWIDE: Nexus, the Latin word for connection, is the name of a new cable-laying vessel from Dutch offshore contractor, Van Oord.
Windpower Offshore Events
Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence
Last updated 14 August 2015
|Project Name||Country||MW||Developer||Announcement||Date reported|
|Humber Gateway||UK||219MW||E.on||O&M software supply deal||13-Aug-15|
|Barrow||UK||90MW||Dong Energy||Substation refurbishment contract||12-Aug-15|
|Courseulles-sur-Mer||France||450MW||Eolien Maritime France||Public consultation begins||11-Aug-15|
|Saint-Nazaire||France||480MW||Eolien Maritime France||Public consultation begins||11-Aug-15|
|London Array||UK||630MW||London Array Ltd||O&M vessel charter||11-Aug-15|
|Kentish Flats Extension||UK||49.5MW||Vattenfall||Turbine installation completed||10-Aug-15|
|Gode Wind||Germany||582MW||Dong Energy||Turbine installation begins||10-Aug-15|
|Teesside C&D||UK||2.4GW||Forewind||Project abandoned||07-Aug-15|
|Humber Gateway||UK||219MW||E.on||Fully operational||05-Aug-15|
|Teeside A&B||UK||2.4GW||Forewind||Government approval||05-Aug-15|
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