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Lidar installed off Massachusetts

UNITED STATES: A WindCube vertical profiling lidar has been installed off the US north-east coast to improve wind resource data.

UK's renewable budget needs reform, says watchdog

UK: The UK government's levy control framework (LCF) has been poorly managed and needs reform, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).

'Self-installing' turbine unveiled by Estyco

SPAIN: A European Commission-backed research programme has unveiled a 'self-installing' offshore wind turbine in a bid to cut costs.

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Taipower readies 100MW site with European help

TAIWAN: Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) is developing a 100MW offshore wind project, with plans to tender for suppliers and contractors in 2017.

Windstream wins damages for cancelled project

CANADA: Windstream Energy has been awarded C$28 million (US$21 million) in damages and costs after Ontario's offshore wind moratorium put its plans for a 300MW Lake Ontario project in what an arbitration panel described as "legal and contractual limbo".

EXPERT: Offshore wind on target to match fossil fuels

WORLDWIDE: Offshore wind power has been heavily dependent on government support but is now rapidly heading towards being self-sustaining as its costs fall to match those of fossil-fuel sources.

BEIS extends non-delivery provisions on CfDs

UK: Successful bidders for contracts for difference (CfDs) will face more restrictions in future if they fail to deliver their projects, the energy department announced

Dong backs bird assessment drone trial

UK: Dong Energy has helped fund a trial looking at the use of drones to assess the numbers of birds nesting on a cliff.

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Last updated 10 June 2016

Project NameCountryCapacityDeveloper/OwnerAnnouncementDate reported
Horns Rev 3 Denmark 400MW Vattenfall A2Sea vessel charter 09-Jun-16
Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Site UK 99.9MW EDF Energy Renewables VBMS cable contract 08-Jun-16
Deutsche Bucht Germany 252MW Highland Group Holdings Development agreement with Van Oord 07-Jun-16
Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Site UK 99.9MW EDF Energy Renewables Turbine contracted awarded to MHI Vestas 07-Jun-16
Kentish Flats Extension UK 49.5MW Vattenfall Project inauguration 06-Jun-16
Dudgeon UK 402MW Statoil, Statkraft, Masdar One-third of foundations installed 03-Jun-16
Horns Rev 3 Denmark 400MW Vattenfall Conditional agreement with MHI Vestas 02-Jun-16
Horns Rev 3 Denmark 400MW Vattenfall Final investment decision 02-Jun-16
Burbo Bank Extension UK 258MW Dong Energy Substation topside loadout 31-May-16
Saint George's Bay Canada 180MW Beothuk Energy Site assessment contracts 31-May-16
Tahkuluoto Finland 40MW Suomen Hyotytuuli Dredging work commences 31-May-16
Kriegers Flak Denmark 400MW Substation EPC contract with Hollandia Offshore 31-May-16
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