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Offshore Project Progress - 9 December

WORLDWIDE: Recent project updates from offshore projects in Germany, the UK, China and the US.

Netherlands plans subsidy-free auctions from 2026

NETHERLANDS: In its energy plan to 2050, the Dutch government is hoping it can apply the lessons from its successful offshore tender process to other forms of renewable energy, while planning to remove subsidies in future auctions.

Gallery: Siemens unveils new roll-on roll-off vessel

DENMARK: Siemens has displayed its first roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessel at a ceremony in Esbjerg, Denmark, the first of two similar vessels to be used by the manufacturer.

Block Island set back with turbine damage

UNITED STATES: A turbine at Deepwater Wind's 30MW Block Island project has been damaged after part of a drill was left inside.

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Siemens opens UK blade site

UK: In less than two years, and two months ahead of schedule, Siemens has produced its first blades from the new Green Port Hull site in northeast England.

US Wind puts forward 750MW Maryland plan

UNITED STATES: Developer US Wind has issued its plans for a 750MW offshore wind project off the US' east coast, a week after Deepwater Wind.

Germany provides clear connection plan to 2025

GERMANY: The federal regulator has revealed a firm plan for grid connection of offshore wind farms to the onshore network until 2025.

EEW wins Hornsea Project One contract

GERMANY: Foundations specialist EEW SPC has been awarded the contract to supply 116 monopiles to Dong Energy's 1.2GW Hornsea Project One site, off England's east coast.


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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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