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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.

Environmental approval for Baltyk Srodkowy 2

POLAND: Developer Polenergia has obtained environmental approval for its 600MW Baltyk Srodkowy 2 offshore project.

Dong confident German projects can 'create value'

DENMARK: Speaking after Dong Energy reported a 53% fall in earnings, CFO Marianne Wiinholt is confident the developer's zero-subsidy German offshore projects will "create value".

Ontario pays delayed Windstream damages

CANADA: The Ontario government has finally paid more than C$28 million (US$21 million) owed to US firm Windstream Energy in a dispute over an offshore wind project.

Macquarie acquires GIB for £2.3bn

UK: A consortium led by Australian investment firm Macquarie has agreed to buy the UK government's Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3 billion (€2.75 billion).

Belgian modular offshore grid gets go-ahead

BELGIUM: Transmission operator Elia will build the planned modular offshore grid (MOG) to deliver offshore wind power to the onshore grid from four projects.

UK court blocks judicial review of GIB sell-off

UK: A last-ditch attempt to derail the sell-off of the state-owned Green Investment Bank (GIB), reportedly to Australian banking investor Macquarie Group, has been thrown out in the High Court.

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.


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Last updated 10 June 2016

Project NameCountryCapacityDeveloper/OwnerAnnouncementDate reported
Horns Rev 3 Denmark 400MW Vattenfall A2Sea vessel charter 09-Jun-16
Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Site UK 99.9MW EDF Energy Renewables VBMS cable contract 08-Jun-16
Deutsche Bucht Germany 252MW Highland Group Holdings Development agreement with Van Oord 07-Jun-16
Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Site UK 99.9MW EDF Energy Renewables Turbine contracted awarded to MHI Vestas 07-Jun-16
Kentish Flats Extension UK 49.5MW Vattenfall Project inauguration 06-Jun-16
Dudgeon UK 402MW Statoil, Statkraft, Masdar One-third of foundations installed 03-Jun-16
Horns Rev 3 Denmark 400MW Vattenfall Conditional agreement with MHI Vestas 02-Jun-16
Horns Rev 3 Denmark 400MW Vattenfall Final investment decision 02-Jun-16
Burbo Bank Extension UK 258MW Dong Energy Substation topside loadout 31-May-16
Saint George's Bay Canada 180MW Beothuk Energy Site assessment contracts 31-May-16
Tahkuluoto Finland 40MW Suomen Hyotytuuli Dredging work commences 31-May-16
Kriegers Flak Denmark 400MW Energinet.dk Substation EPC contract with Hollandia Offshore 31-May-16
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