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Vestas continues work on V164 at Isle of Wight

UK: Vestas is continuing to test the V164 turbine blades "on behalf on MHI Vestas" at the former's research and development facility on the Isle of Wight.

Gallery: OWPST Titan floating platform concept

USA: Offshore Wind Power Systems of Texas' floating turbine platform design allows construction to take place on land.

Dong selects Gode MWS

GERMANY: Dong Energy has contracted Global Maritime Consultancy (GMC) to act as Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) for the combined 582MW Gode Wind 1 and 2 projects in the North Sea.

Gicon floating foundation construction underway

GERMANY: Construction of Gicon's SOF floating foundation has started at the company's factory in Germany.

Siemens 6MW turbine certified

GERMANY: Siemens has been granted type certification by DNV GL for its new 6MW direct-drive offshore turbine.

Decc sets subsidy for offshore projects

UK: The Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) has set a £205 million (EUR 259 million) budget for the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme set to launch in October.

Uni-Fly renews Horns Rev contract

DENMARK: Helicopter services provider Uni-Fly has renewed its contract with Vattenfall to provide support to the 160MW Horns Rev 1 project.

Centrica calls for halt to UK offshore development

UK: Centrica, a utility with a holding in a major offshore project in development, has called for the UK to hold back on building any more offshore wind farms in the short term.

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Last updated 25 July 2014

NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
Gwynt y Mor UK 576MW Dong Vessel update 23-Jul-14
DolWin Beta Germany 924MW Aibel Platform transport 22-Jul-14
Butendiek Germany 288MW WPD Foundation installation 22-Jul-14
Dogger Bank UK 1.2GW Forewind Consent meetings 21-Jul-14
Nordsee Ost Germany 295MW RWE Substation installed 21-Jul-14
Baltic 2 Germany 288MW EnBW Onshore contruction 21-Jul-14
Gode Wind 2 Germany 252MW Dong Project sale 18-Jul-14
Gwynt y Mor UK 576MW Dong Completion delay 18-Jul-14
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