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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.

UK formally launches second CfD auction

UK: The auction to allocate contract for difference (CfD) support for renewable energy project delivery in 2021/22 and 2022/23, will run from 3 to 21 April.

Absorbing consenting costs a 'gamechanger' in UK offshore

UK: Government adviser the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) believes the UK can reduce offshore wind costs further by absorbing consenting costs and a greater focus should be placed on floating foundations.

Netherlands plans subsidy-free auctions from 2026

NETHERLANDS: In its energy plan to 2050, the Dutch government is hoping it can apply the lessons from its successful offshore tender process to other forms of renewable energy, while planning to remove subsidies in future auctions.

EXPERT: Offshore wind on target to match fossil fuels

WORLDWIDE: Offshore wind power has been heavily dependent on government support but is now rapidly heading towards being self-sustaining as its costs fall to match those of fossil-fuel sources.

UK wind faces up to future outside EU

UK: The future of wind power in the UK was thrown into further doubt after the country voted to leave the European Union in a referendum on 23 June.

Oil and gas eyes floating wind power

EUROPE: Standalone floating wind turbines could help the oil and gas industry cut extraction costs in certain cases, according a DNV GL-led project.

Lack of visibility hampering cost reduction

UK: The lack of visibility in the UK's offshore sector is the biggest risk of it failing to reach the £100/MWh (€129/MWh) target by 2020, according to a new report.

Crown Estate redefines Round Three projects

UK: Seabed landlord the Crown Estate has reached agreements with developers Dong Energy, Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables, redefining the Round Three development zones, and the number of projects they contain.

Offshore project progress -- 19 February

EUROPE: Recent project updates from Vattenfall's Sandbank and Dong Energy's Gode Wind sites in the German North Sea, plus details of an O&M deal at Westermost Rough off the UK's east coast.


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