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Inch Cape set back for DSME

UK: Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has had a set back in its ambitions to establish itself in the European jacket foundation market after missing out on being selected as a possible supplier for the Inch Cape project.

Ex-Areva Wind CEO joins Bard owners

GERMANY: Former Areva Wind CEO, Jean Huby, will join Ocean Breeze, owner of the troubled 400MW Bard Offshore 1 project, at the end of this month.

Tennet invites BorWin4 offers

GERMANY: Tennet has said it is inviting companies to submit applications to build the BorWin4 substation but said the project is yet to be confirmed.

Question of the Week: Can Chinese manufacturers break into Europe and the US?

Following Chinese manufacturer CSIC's announcement it is targeting the European market with an offshore turbine, Windpower Monthly asked how Chinese manufacturers can break into the European and American markets.

Sembmarine secures Dudgeon contract

UK: Singaporean engineering firm Sembmarine has been awarded the contract by Siemens to design and build the offshore substation for the 402MW Dudgeon project.

Analysis: Offshore developers must work with foundation manufacturers to cut costs

FRANCE: A failure by offshore developers to include foundation manufacturers in the design process is causing delays and costly mistakes, as well as hampering the drive to reduce costs.

Engineering firm appointed for Taiwan offshore demo

TAIWAN: Construction consultancy Niras has been hired by the Taiwan Generations Corp (TGC) to work on the development of its offshore test project off the country's west coast.

A2Sea to install Dudgeon turbines

UK: A2Sea will install the turbines at the Dudgeon offshore project after being handed a contract by developers Statoil, Statkraft and Masdar.

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Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence

Last updated 19 September  2014

NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
Hywind UK 30MW Statoil Consenting 19-Sep-14
Yttre Stengrund Sweden 10MW Vattenfall Decommissioning 19-Sep-14
Baltic 2 Germany 288MW EnBW Substation transport 17-Sep-14
Triton Knoll UK 900MW RWE Consultation 17-Sep-14
Baltic 2 Germany 288MW EnBW Turbine installation 17-Sep-14
Block Island US 30MW Deepwater Consenting 16-Sep-14
Navitus Bay UK 970MW Eneco-EDF Examination 12-Sep-14
Veja Mate Germany 400MW Laidlaw Acquisition 12-Sep-14
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