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Offshore Project Progress - 5 February

EUROPE: Recent project updates, including Iberdrola's Wikinger project in the German Baltic Sea and Statoil's floating project planned for off the Scottish coast.

Centrica sells UK assets as wind pull-out nears completion

UK: Utility Centrica and its partner has sold its 194MW Lynn & Inner Dowsing offshore wind project and the 26MW Glens of Foudland onshore site to a consortium lead by the Green Investment Bank.

Gallery: A2Sea vessel capsizes following grounding

DENMARK: A2Sea's jack-up crane vessel Sea Worker, which services the wind industry, has capsized off the coast of Denmark after it ran aground last week.

Wind delivers growth for Dong as group posts losses

DENMARK: The largest offshore wind developer Dong Energy has reported "strong underlying growth" in its wind business, despite impairments to its oil and gas interests that forced the group into a net loss of DKK 12.1 billion (€1.6 billion).

Vattenfall's strong wind year marred by losses elsewhere

SWEDEN: Utility Vattenfall's wind division EBITDA increased 22.5% in 2015, while the group recorded a SEK 23 billion (€2.5 billion) operating loss in its financial year due to impairment losses in its lignite, nuclear and coal businesses.

First 1GW offshore project to be built in the UK

UK: Dong Energy has made its largest ever investment in the 1.2GW Hornsea One project off the UK's east coast, which will become the first ever over-1GW offshore project in the world.

Siemens and Prysmian win Dutch-Danish link deals

NETHERLANDS/DENMARK: Siemens will provide substations and Prysmian the cables and offshore installation works on the 700MW 'green' COBRA cable link between Denmark and the Netherlands.

Offshore investment doubles to €13.3bn in Europe

EUROPE: Offshore wind capacity in Europe grew 3GW in 2015 helped by a record €13.3 billion of investments, according to the latest EWEA figures.

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Last updated 5 February 2016

Project NameCountryCapacityDeveloper/OwnerAnnouncementDate reported
Wikinger Germany 350MW Iberdrola Foundation installation scheduled 05-Feb-16
Wikinger Germany 350MW Iberdrola Project support contract awarded 05-Feb-16
Amrumbank West Germany 302MW E.on Project inauguration 05-Feb-16
Lynn&Inner Dowsing UK 194MW GIB, Blackrock Project acquisition 05-Feb-16
Walney 2 UK 183.6MW Dong Energy Cable fault 04-Feb-16
Westermost Rough UK 210MW Dong Energy, GIB, Marubeni Corporation Offshore transmission assets sale 04-Feb-16
Hornsea 1 UK 1.2GW Dong Energy Foundation type declared 04-Feb-16
Hywind Scotland UK 30MW Statoil Cable supplier contract 03-Feb-16
Hornsea 1 UK 1.2GW Dong Energy Final investment decision 03-Feb-16
Sandbank Germany 288MW Vattenfall Foundation installation near completion, turbine installation scheduled 01-Feb-16
Galloper UK 336MW RWE Innogy Electrical system provider selected 28-Jan-16
Tahkoluoto demo Finland 40MW Suomen Hyštytuuli Oy Turbine supplier selected 27-Jan-16
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