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Companies invited to tender for 288MW transmission work

BELGIUM: The consortium behind the 288MW Rentel offshore project in Belgian waters has invited expressions of interest for the work on the project's transmission system.

Balfour Beatty to be awarded Thanet transmission licence

UK: Balfour Beatty is set to be handed the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) licence for the 300MW Thanet wind project by Ofgem.

Pondera and Arcadis win Dutch EIA work

NETHERLANDS: Pondera Consult and Arcadis are to oversee the environmental impact assessment for the grid connections for future Dutch offshore wind projects.

Massachusetts offshore auction date set

UNITED STATES: The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will auction off 3,000 square kilometres of ocean off the coast of Massachusetts to wind developers on 29 January 2015.

Sinomatech unveils Goldwind 6MW blade

CHINA: Sinomatech Wind Power Blade has revealed the 77.7-metre blade it has produced for Goldwind's 160/6MW offshore turbine.

Areva extends Alpha Ventus servicing

GERMANY: Areva has renewed its contract with Deutsche Offshore-Testfield und Infrastruktur (DOTI) to provide servicing to its turbines at the 60MW Alpha Ventus offshore project.

Gwynt y Mor completed

UK: RWE has completed the construction phase of the 576MW Gwynt y Mor project ahead of final commissioning next year.

E.on cuts Rampion by 43%

UK: E.on has reduced the Rampion project by 300MW, taking its capacity to 400MW using 116 turbines.


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Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence

Last updated 21 November  2014

NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
Hornsea One UK 1.2GW Dong Surveying 21-Nov-14
Deepwater One US 1GW Deepwater Wind Power purchase agreement 21-Nov-14
Gwynt y Mor UK 576MW RWE Rock dumping 20-Nov-14
Noordoostpolder Netherlands 144MW Westermeerwind Transmission system 20-Nov-14
Block Island US 30MW Deepwater Wind Agent selection 20-Nov-14
FACW US 25MW Fishermen's Energy Regulatory hearing 19-Nov-14
Deepwater One US 1GW Deepwater Wind Union partnership 19-Nov-14
Block Island US 30MW Deepwater Wind Cable consent 18-Nov-14
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