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Triton Knoll selects VBMS for cable supply

Triton Knoll selects VBMS for cable supply

UK: A subsidiary of marine contractors Royal Boskalis Westminster has been selected to supply and install inter-array cables at the 860MW Triton Knoll wind farm.

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Sprogø wind farm for sale

Sprogø wind farm for sale

DENMARK: Sund & Bælt is selling its seven-turbine 21MW Sprogø wind farm situated in the Great Belt between the major islands of Zealand and Funen.

Last Nordsee One turbine installed

Last Nordsee One turbine installed

GERMANY: The last turbine is in place at the 332MW Nordsee One site in the North Sea.

Borssele test site tender scheduled for January

Borssele test site tender scheduled for January

NETHERLANDS: The Dutch government plans to launch a tender for Borssele Wind Farm Site V in January, according to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (NEA).

Dietswell wins €2.4 million grant for floating platform

Dietswell wins €2.4 million grant for floating platform

FRANCE: Energy engineering company Dietswell has been awarded a €2.4 million grant from the Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) to further develop a semi-submersible floating platform.

First V164 installed at Blyth test site

First V164 installed at Blyth test site

UK: The first 8.3MW turbine has been installed at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator site 6.5 kilometres off the coast of northeast England.

Final turbine installed at Rampion

Final turbine installed at Rampion

UK: The last of 116 turbines has been installed at E.on's 400MW Rampion wind farm located 13 kilometres off the coast of southern England.

SGRE drops Adwen 8MW turbine

SGRE drops Adwen 8MW turbine

FRANCE: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is discontinuing manufacturing of the offshore Adwen AD8 turbine to focus on just one 8MW model.

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Buckling up for the ladder climb

Buckling up for the ladder climb

UK: Technicians for offshore services supplier CWind, now part of Global Marine Systems, prepare to service one of the MHI Vestas 3.0MW turbines at E.on's Humber Gateway project off eastern England

WindEconomics: Longer contracts bring lower prices

WindEconomics: Longer contracts bring lower prices

EUROPE: The zero-subsidy German offshore wind farms discussed in the July issue will be commissioned in 2024, by which time offshore-wind prices are likely to have come down and wholesale electricity prices are likely to have gone up.

Filling foundations with rocks to cope with floating ice

Filling foundations with rocks to cope with floating ice

FINLAND: Offshore on ice Turbine installation has been completed at the 40MW Tahkoluoto project off Pori, south-west Finland.

Shipping out to Scotland

Shipping out to Scotland

NORWAY/UK:The first commercial floating wind project is close to reality with the turbines mounted on their foundations in Norway and the tugboats ready for the voyage to Scotland.

Attacks on offshore continue

Attacks on offshore continue

FRANCE: France's fledgling offshore industry is facing yet more delays as opponents continue to challenge projects. So far, six projects are in the permitting process and a further three are planned in French waters.

From powering homes to shielding them from noise

From powering homes to shielding them from noise

DENMARK: The world's leading offshore developer and a Danish recycling company have found a novel way to divert decommissioned turbine blades from landfill and reduce CO2 emissions in the process.

Windtech: Senvion stretches up and down offshore

Windtech: Senvion stretches up and down offshore

GERMANY: Senvion is adapting its 3MW platform for offshore deployment in the Mediterranean, and is likely to develop an 11-12MW range turbine with a rotor diameter close to 200 metres.

Industry optimistic over offshore's future

Industry optimistic over offshore's future

UK: Confidence was high in London for Europe's biggest offshore event the year. Political opposition is fading as fast as costs are falling, and the industry is looking forward to sustained growth.


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