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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.

Dong and EnBW win German auction with zero-subsidy bids

GERMANY: Developers Dong Energy and EnBW have been awarded licences for four projects in Germany's first competitive auction, with three sites to be built without subsidy.

Investment down as costs fall

WORLDWIDE: Global investment in clean energy during the first three months of 2017 was 17% down on the same period in 2016 at $53.6 billion, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

JDR wins East Anglia 1 cable supply contract

UK: JDR will supply the 66kV intra-array cables for ScottishPower Renewables' 714MW East Anglia One offshore wind project.

MHI Vestas adds further Danish jobs

DENMARK: Offshore joint venture MHI Vestas is creating 414 new manufacturing jobs across two sites in Denmark to meet its order demand.

EnBW completes financing for 497MW Hohe See

GERMANY: Developer EnBW has given its final investment decision on the 497MW Hohe See offshore wind project in the North Sea, as Canadian energy firm Enbridge acquires a 49.9% stake.

Offshore auction conditions announced by regulator

GERMANY: The framework conditions for Germany's first auctions for grid connection and support payments for offshore wind projects in the North Sea and Baltic Sea have been published by federal energy regulator Bundesnetzagentur (BNA).

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.


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