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Government support for offshore research

UK: Dong Energy and Siemens-Gamesa Renewable Energy are linking up with British academic research centres to advance technological progress and cut the costs of offshore wind-generated electricity.

Netherlands offers Zuid-Holland at zero-subsidy

NETHERLANDS: The Dutch minister for economic affairs said the license for the Zuid Holland 1 wind projects will be offered to any developer wanting to make a zero-subsidy bid, before starting the auction process.

Adwen restructures for uncertain future

FRANCE: A restructuring programme has started at offshore manufacturer Adwen, with CEO Luis Alvarez set to leave, and questions remaining unanswered over its future operations.

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Ideol secures €8m in financing

FRANCE: Floating foundation designer Ideol has gained €8 million in new backing from two firms with a track record in offshore wind: Siem Offshore and Hitachi Zosen.

OWE 2017: Aerodyn twin-rotor concept on display

SPONSORED CONTENT: Founder and president of aerodyn engineering, Sönke Siegfriedsen tells Windpower Monthly about the company's new approach to offshore wind turbines with its SCDnezzy2 twin-rotor concept.

Fighting for wind

WORLDWIDE: Following his tenth anniversary as secretary-general of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Steve Sawyer reflects on the progress wind power has made and its hopes and expectations for the future in conversation with David Weston.

Northland Power developing 1.2GW off Taiwan

TAIWAN: Canadian electricity producer Northland Power has formed a 60-40 joint venture with Singaporean partner Yushan Energy to develop two offshore wind projects by 2023-2024.

Scarecrow system provides 'astonishing' results offshore

UK: A scarecrow model installed on an offshore wind turbine designed to stop bird droppings has had "astonishing" results.

CIP buys three Taiwan projects

TAIWAN: Danish investment fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has acquired three offshore wind sites under development in Taiwan.

Offshore wind 'no longer expensive' says WindEurope

EUROPE: The rapid fall in offshore prices has left European politicians behind the curve, the head of trade body WindEurope has said.


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