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Statkraft divests Dogger Bank stake

UK: Norwegian developer Statkraft has exited the Forewind consortium developing the four 1.2GW projects in the Dogger Bank zone.

Avangrid wins North Carolina auction

UNITED STATES: Iberdrola's US subsidiary has placed a winning bid of $9 million to obtain the development licence for the Kitty Hawk area off North Carolina.

Gaelectric and Ideol to partner on Irish floating projects

IRELAND: Irish developer Gaelectric and French platform specialist Ideol have signed a cooperation deal to develop a 30MW-plus project, with a view to expand into a "multi-gigawatt" portfolio

European TSOs to partner on island hub

EUROPE: Transmission system operators (TSOs) in the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark are to work together on developing power link on an artificial island in the North Sea.

Legal challenge to Green Investment Bank sale

UK: The government's decision to provisionally award the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) is being challenged in court by a rival bidder.

Wind lender backs away from coal

GERMANY: Deutsche Bank, a major lender in some of Europe's largest offshore wind projects, has changed its approach to lending for coal projects.

MHI Vestas upgrades V164 to 9MW

DENMARK: Offshore turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas has completed an upgrade on its V164 turbine to increase output of 9MW, breaking the 24-hour generation record in the process.

Dong and Macquarie acquire Taiwan site

TAIWAN: Dong Energy and Macquarie Capital have acquired an 85% stake in the Formosa 1 project off the northwest coast of Taiwan from developer Swancor Renewable, to add 120MW to its current capacity of 8MW.

Offshore wind costs fall 32% since 2011

UK: A new report by the UK's Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB) analysing costs of offshore wind shows they have fallen below the £100/MWh (€116/MWh) target four years early.

North Carolina auction date set

UNITED STATES: The US Department of Interior (DOI) has announced the next federal offshore wind lease auction will take place on 16 March, with nine companies qualified to bid.


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