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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).

Siemens powers up 8MW prototype

DENMARK: Siemens has commissioned its 8MW prototype turbine at the National Test Centre in Osterild, northern Denmark.

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.

South Fork project secures New York power deal

UNITED STATES: The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has voted unanimously to approve a 20-year power purchase agreement for Deepwater Wind's 90MW South Fork wind farm, off New York state.

Germany adds 818MW offshore in 2016

GERMANY: With 156 new turbines totalling 818MW feeding into the network in 2016, Germany's offshore wind fleet grew to 947 turbines with, in all, 4,108MW at the end of the year.

Siemens 8MW awarded initial certification

GERMANY: Certification and advisory firm DNV GL has confirmed designs for Siemens' 8MW offshore wind turbine reach international standards, meaning a prototype can be installed.

WindFloat gets the green light

PORTUGAL: The economy ministry has given the go-ahead to the Windplus consortium to begin construction of a floating offshore wind project.


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