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Boundary Pushers: Cutting the costs of offshore energy

Cutting costs continues to be at the heart of what the offshore wind industry is looking to achieve. In this installation of the Boundary Pushers series we have been talking to some of the biggest players about what their companies are doing to lower the cost of energy and the obstacles to offshore wind growth.

Hywind turbines complete foundation installation

NORWAY/UK: The five turbines destined for Statoil's 30MW Hywind Scotland floating project have been installed on their spar buoy foundations and are ready for transport to the project site.

ABB upgrades turbine transformer

SWITZERLAND: Transmission specialist ABB has doubled the voltage level of its WindStar transformer to 66kV, benefitting the latest generation off offshore wind turbines.

Borssele consortium seeks more investors

NETHERLANDS: The consortium behind the Borssele III / IV offshore wind project, comprising Eneco, Shell, Mitsubishi-subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe, and Van Oord, is seeking further investment for the 700MW offshore project.

ORE Catapult partnership to investigate longer blades

UK: The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) has signed a £2.3 billion research partnership with the University of Bristol to look at building blades for the 13-15MW turbine generation.

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STX offers modular offshore substations

FRANCE: Maritime construction group STX France has launched a new modular design for offshore substations it said could cut energy costs by reducing delivery times, capital expenditure and operational costs.

Senvion launches Italian offshore wind

ITALY: Senvion will supply the Mediterranean's first offshore wind project, a 30MW development located in front of Taranto harbour in the Apulia region in southern Italy.

DCNS floater approved by Bureau Veritas

FRANCE: Certification agency Bureau Veritas has granted design approval to DCNS Energies for its semi-submersible floating foundation.

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Atkins wins Chinese design contract

CHINA: UK-based engineering consultancy Atkins has won a contract to design a substation platform for SPIC's 300MW Binhai South offshore wind project.

MHI Vestas charters specialist transport vessel

DENMARK: Manufacturer MHI Vestas has chartered a large vessel from United Wind Logistics (UWL) and has commenced shipping components for the Walney Extension West project in the UK.


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