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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 10 October 2014
|Seagreen Alpha||UK||525MW||Flour and SSE||Consent||10-Oct-14|
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|Inch Cape||UK||784MW||EDPR Repsol||Consent||10-Oct-14|
|Kentish Flats Extension||UK||49.5MW||Vattenfall||Cable preparations||09-Oct-14|
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