United States LeedCo to design US foundations
United Kingdom RWE considers Galloper resurrection
United States Deepwater One misses out on Long Island PPA
United Kingdom CfD award date set
United Kingdom Nkt Cables handed Race Bank contract
United Kingdom Grow:Offshore investment reaches £7 million
United Kingdom Seabirds avoid offshore wind projects
United Kingdom SSE gets approval for £1.1bn subsea link spend
United Kingdom Alicat wins £2.1m boat order
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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|Gwynt y Mor||UK||578MW||RWE||Flidar removed||04-Dec-14|
|Navitus Bay||UK||970MW||Eneco EDF||Public consultation||28-Nov-14|
|Baltic 2||Germany||288MW||EnBW||Vessel selection||28-Nov-14|
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