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JDR CEO Norman quits

UK: Andrew Norman, CEO of cabling firm JDR, has stepped down after three years in the role.

Analysis: Coal and nuclear on Google AWC offshore line

UNITED STATES: The first leg of the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC), designed to facilitate a growth in US offshore growth, could initially transmit electricity generated from coal and nuclear plants.

Bureau Veritas gains offshore international accreditation

FRANCE: Bureau Veritas Certification has received accreditation from the French Accreditation Committee (Cofrac) to certify offshore wind projects.

Hyosung certifies 5MW turbine

SOUTH KOREA: Hyosung's 5MW Aerodyn-designed offshore turbine has been approved by German certification body DEWI-OCC.

Baltic 2 substation sets sail

GERMANY: The substation for the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm in German waters has set sail to the site.

Analysis: Ontario firm on offshore moratorium

CANADA: New studies to examine the noise impacts and decommissioning requirements of offshore wind turbines do not signal a change in current policy prohibiting project development in the Great Lakes, according to the Ontario government.

AWEA absorbs offshore advocacy group

UNITED STATES : The US Offshore Wind Development Coalition has merged with the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) in order to consolidate offshore advocacy work.

Atlas to supply Dong UK offshore staff

UK: Atlas Professionals is to provide Dong Energy with temporary staff for its offshore wind projects in the UK.

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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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