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SSE closes financing of £2.6bn Beatrice

UK: The development consortium behind the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind project has given a positive final investment decision to build the offshore project.

Offshore Project Progress - 20 May

EUROPE: Recent project updates from three projects totalling almost 2.2GW of offshore capacity in the UK and Germany.

Ramboll to tackle complex Chinese seabed

CHINA: Danish engineering firm Ramboll has won the contract to design a 400MW offshore wind project in China, becoming the first non-Chinese company to do so.

Proposed PSO changes put nearshore tender at risk

DENMARK: The government is proposing changes to the public service obligation (PSO) support system that could result in the cancellation of the nearshore tender planned for later this year.

Growing interest in Hawaiian offshore potential

UNITED STATES: Hawaii is emerging as a prime candidate to pioneer utility-scale deployment of floating offshore wind.

US and Denmark sign offshore MoU

UNITED STATES/DENMARK: The governments of Denmark and the US have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together on developing the offshore wind industry.

Oil and gas eyes floating wind power

EUROPE: Standalone floating wind turbines could help the oil and gas industry cut extraction costs in certain cases, according a DNV GL-led project.

Offshore Project Progress - 13 May

WORLDWIDE: Recent project updates from several UK projects, the Nordergrunde and Arkona sites in Germany and the troubled Cape Wind development in the US.

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Last updated 22 April 2016

Project NameCountryCapacityDeveloper/OwnerAnnouncementDate reported
Rentel Belgium 309MW Rentel NV Turbine Purchase Agreement 21-Apr-16
Sandbank Germany 288MW Vattenfall, Stadtwerke Munchen Substation load-out 20-Apr-16
Nordsee One Germany 332MW Northland Power, RWE International Monopiles completed 18-Apr-16
Galloper UK 336MW RWE International Turbine assembly port selected 15-Apr-16
Sejero Bugt Denmark 200MW - Dropped from nearshore tender 13-Apr-16
Dudgeon UK 402MW Statkraft, Statoil, Masdar Crew transfer vessel charter 07-Apr-16
Hornsea Project One UK 1.2GW Dong Energy Cable system contract 05-Apr-16
Rentel Belgium 309MW Rentel NV Cable system contract 05-Apr-16
Dudgeon UK 402MW Statkraft, Statoil, Masdar Foundation installation begins 05-Apr-16
Gemini Netherlands 600MW Northland Power, HVC, Siemens Financial Services, Van Oord O&M port selected 04-Apr-16
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