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Global Tech 1 complete

GERMANY: Construction of the 80 turbine, 400MW North Sea wind farm Global Tech 1 including its inpark transformer station is complete.

UK CfD subsidy date set

UK: Developers looking to apply for the UK's Contract for Difference (CfD) subsidy will be able to do so from 14 October, the government has confirmed.

Gallery: Suction bucket foundation at Borkum Riffgrund 1

GERMANY: This week, Dong Energy released pictures of a suction bucket foundation installation at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund offshore project in the North Sea.

Cape Wind faces fresh court battle

UNITED STATES: The 468MW Cape Wind offshore project is facing a new hurdle in the courts after a local group campaigning against the development filed a brief to the Court of Appeals.

Siemens hands Rix crew transfer contracts

UK: Siemens has awarded Rix Sea Shuttle contracts to provide crew transfer services for two offshore wind developments in UK waters.

Final DanTysk turbine installed

GERMANY: The final turbine at the 288MW DanTysk project in the North Sea has been installed at the site 70 kilometres west of the island of Sylt.

Germany approves Borkum suction buckets

GERMANY: Use of the suction bucket jacket foundation for Dong Energy's 312MW Borkum Riffgrund has been approved by the German government's maritime agency.

First turbine in at Baltic 2

GERMANY: EnBW has installed the first turbine at its 288MW Baltic 2 offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea.

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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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