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Analysis: France aims to be expert in floating technolgy

Analysis: France aims to be expert in floating technolgy

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.

Wind Economics: Making sense of European offshore tariffs

Wind Economics: Making sense of European offshore tariffs

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.

Wind Economics: Installed costs to fall from last year's peak

Wind Economics: Installed costs to fall from last year's peak

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.

WindTech: Speed equaliser improves tensioning

WindTech: Speed equaliser improves tensioning

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 NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate 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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Latest special reports

European Offshore 2015 - Special Report

European Offshore 2015 - Special Report

EUROPE: Windpower Offshore looks at the major players in Europe that are leading the way in the offshore market.

Subsea O&M - Special Report 2014

Subsea O&M - Special Report 2014

WORLDWIDE: Windpower Offshore looks at maintenance work below the water required to keep offshore wind farms running efficiently, with a focus on skills and equipment.

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Brazil Windpower 2015

  • Tue 1 Sep 2015 - Thu 3 Sep 2015
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Husum Wind 2015

  • Tue 15 Sep 2015 - Fri 18 Sep 2015
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Wind Energy Denmark

  • Tue 22 Sep 2015 - Wed 23 Sep 2015
  • MCH Exhibition Centre Herning, Vardevej 1, DK-7400 Herning

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  • Mon 28 Sep 2015 - Wed 30 Sep 2015
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