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Beothuk and CIP join forces for Newfoundland offshore

CANADA: Offshore start-up Beothuk Energy is partnering with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to develop wind farms off the east coast of Canada, starting with the 180MW St. George's Bay project in Newfoundland.

First order for Senvion 6.2M152

GERMANY: Senvion has signed a conditional contract with Trianel Winkraftwerk Borkum ll to supply turbines to the 203MW Trianel Borkum II project.

Burbo Bank completes frequency control tests

UK: Dong Energy's 90MW Burbo Bank has successfully completed tests that demonstrate its ability to provide frequency response to support the national grid network.

MHI Vestas V164 to power Deutsche Bucht

DENMARK: MHI Vestas has been named as the preferred supplier for the 252MW Deutsche Bucht offshore project in the German North Sea.

VOWTAP shelved 'indefintiely'

UNITED STATES: Dominion Virginia Power has shelved its 12MW offshore VOWTAP demonstration project, as well as longer term plans to develop as much as 2GW off the Virginia coast.

ABB sells cable business to NKT for €836m

SWITZERLAND/DENMARK: NKT will split its businesses and enter the DC high-voltage market following the acquisition of ABB's high-voltage cable business.

Dong sheds light on weather monitoring with radar station

UK: Dong Energy has installed two radar weather stations on England's east coast to map atmospheric data in three dimensions, in a programme the developer claimed is the first of its kind.

New Siemens foundations confirmed for Danish pilot

DENMARK: Siemens has confirmed it will supply its new gravity-base foundation and 66kV solution to a 28MW pilot project in Denmark.


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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 Energinet.dk Substation EPC contract with Hollandia Offshore 31-May-16
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