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Offshore Project Progress - 9 October

EUROPE: Recent project updates from the Blyth demonstration project in the UK and two sites off the German coast.

Gallery: Maersk offshore first aid training

UK: Maersk Training has partnered with turbine manufacturer MHI-Vestas to establish an advanced training course for the offshore wind sector.

A2Sea to install Taiwan's Formosa 1

TAIWAN: A2Sea has won the deal to install foundations and turbines at the 8MW first phase of the Formosa 1 project, off the coast of Taiwan.

Adwen 8MW prototype under construction

GERMANY: Gamesa Areva joint venture begins production of 8MW prototype with additional steps in validation process to improve reliability of turbine, says Adwen.

Slowdown in offshore expected in UK

UK: RenewableUK predicts a slowdown in the UK's offshore market over the next two years and then beyond 2020.

Offshore development still too slow in China

CHINA: The speed of offshore project constructionhas improved considerably since the release of the 2014-2016 development plan, said China's National Energy Association (NEA). But the country is certain to miss its 5GW target for offshore installations by the end of the year.

Offshore Project Progress - 2 October

Europe: Recent project updates from German project Wikinger, the Nobelwind site in Belgium, Krieger's Flak in Denmark and two of Dong Energy's developments in the UK.

Alstom confirms French Haliade factory plans

FRANCE: Alstom will go ahead with building two factories at Cherbourg, manufacturing blades and towers for the Haliade 6MW turbine.

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Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence

Last updated 9 October 2015

Project NameCountryCapacityDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
Formosa 1 (pilot) Taiwan 8MW Formosa Wind Power Vessel contractor selected 06-Oct-15
Borkum Riffgrund 2 Germany 448MW Dong Energy Construction deadline extension 05-Oct-15
Merkur Offshore Germany 400MW Merkur Offshore Construction deadline extension 05-Oct-15
Trianel Windpark Borkum phase two Germany 200MW Trianel / EWE Development joint venture announced 02-Oct-15
Nobelwind Belgium 165MW Nobelwind NV Foundations contractor selected 01-Oct-15
Burbo Bank Extension UK 256MW Dong Energy Offshore construction start date set 29-Sep-15
Morro Bay USA 1GW Trident Winds Project announcement 28-Sep-15
Wikinger Germany 350MW Iberdrola Turbine installation contract 25-Sep-15
Nobelwind Belgium 165MW Nobelwind NV EPCI contractor appointed 25-Sep-15
Dogger Bank UK 4.8GW Forewind Met mast maintenance 24-Sep-15
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