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Japanese hybrid floating turbine sinks

JAPAN: A hybrid floating turbine has sunk 1.2 kilometres off the coast of Kabe Island, southern Japan, the second time the project has lost a prototype at sea.

RWE considers Galloper resurrection

UK: RWE has said it is looking in to reviving its 340MW Galloper project under the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) subsidy scheme.

Deepwater One misses out on Long Island PPA

UNITED STATES: The 210MW Deepwater One project has missed out on securing a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA).

Data: 1.3GW of offshore capacity brought online in 2014

WORLDWIDE: Global offshore wind commissionings totalled 1.3GW in 2014, with the UK dominating the market, according to data from WPO Intelligence.

CfD award date set

UK: Developers bidding for a Contract for Difference (CfD) subsidy scheme will find out if they are successful on 18 March 2015.

Nkt Cables handed Race Bank contract

UK: Nkt Cables has been awarded the contract by Dong Energy to supply export cables to the 580MW Race Bank project in the North Sea.

Grow:Offshore investment reaches £7 million

UK: Grow:OffshoreWind has handed £7 million (€8.79 million) to the UK's offshore supply chain in just over a year of operation.

Seabirds avoid offshore wind projects

UK: The vast majority of seabirds alter their flight paths in order to avoid collisions with offshore wind turbines, new research has shown.


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Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence

Last updated 5 December  2014

NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
Sandbank Germany 288MW Vattenfall Installation contract 04-Dec-14
Gwynt y Mor UK 578MW RWE Flidar removed 04-Dec-14
DanTysk Germany 288MW Vattenfall First power 03-Dec-14
First Flight UK 400MW Dong Abandoned 02-Dec-14
Navitus Bay UK 970MW Eneco EDF Public consultation 28-Nov-14
FACW US 25MW Fishermen's Energy Consultancy 01-Dec-14
Baltic 2 Germany 288MW EnBW Vessel selection 28-Nov-14
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