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Germany doubles installed offshore capacity over summer

GERMANY: Activity in the German offshore market spiked in August, bringing the completion of turbine installations to 888MW over the summer, according to data from WPO Intelligence.

EIB offer OFTO Round 3 finance

UK: The European Investment Bank (EIB) will offer finance to the successful bidders of the offshore transmission owner (OFTO) tender for the Humber Gateway and Westermost Rough offshore projects.

Vessel collaboration could save millions - Crown Estate

UK: Greater collaboration between vessel firms and offshore wind developers could increase revenues by £110 million a year, according to a report by the Crown Estate.

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Global Tech 1 complete

GERMANY: Construction of the 80 turbine, 400MW North Sea wind farm Global Tech 1 including its inpark transformer station is complete.

UK CfD subsidy date set

UK: Developers looking to apply for the UK's Contract for Difference (CfD) subsidy will be able to do so from 14 October, the government has confirmed.

Gallery: Suction bucket foundation at Borkum Riffgrund 1

GERMANY: This week, Dong Energy released pictures of a suction bucket foundation installation at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund offshore project in the North Sea.

Cape Wind faces fresh court battle

UNITED STATES: The 468MW Cape Wind offshore project is facing a new hurdle in the courts after a local group campaigning against the development filed a brief to the Court of Appeals.

Siemens hands Rix crew transfer contracts

UK: Siemens has awarded Rix Sea Shuttle contracts to provide crew transfer services for two offshore wind developments in UK waters.

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Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence

Last updated 22 August 2014

NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
Sandbank Germany 288MW Vattenfall Subststation contract 22-Aug-14
Sandbank Germany 288MW Vattenfall Foundation contract 22-Aug-14
DolWin Beta Germany n/a Siemens Transport update 21-Aug-14
Fecamp France 498MW EDF, Dong, wpd Foundation update 21-Aug-14
Burbo Bank UK 258MW Dong Turbine purchase 21-Aug-14
Westermost Rough UK 210MW Dong Transmission tender 20-Aug-14
Humber Gateway UK 219MW E.on Transmission tender 20-Aug-14
Methil UK 12MW Forthwind Turbine selection 19-Aug-14
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