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Weather halts work on Sea Angel test turbine

UK: Assembly work on the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) 7MW Sea Angel turbine at Hunterston, Scotland, is on hold following poor weather conditions.

GE to close California factory

UNITED STATES: GE has announced plans to close its turbine manufacturing plant in Tehachapi, California as part of a cost-cutting initiative.

EU sets 27% renewable energy target

EUROPE: Renewable energies are set to make up 27% of the European-wide electricity market by 2030 after EU leaders agreed on the target in Brussels, Belgium.

Gallery: Siemens DanTysk installation

GERMANY: Siemens has completed the installation of the turbines at the 288MW DanTysk project in the German North Sea earlier this year and has shared images from the process with Windpower Monthly.

Able Marine Energy Park gets MPs' backing

UK: The Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) in northeast England has cleared a development stage after it obtained parliamentary backing.

Siemens installing solution to Teesside fault

UK: Siemens is in the process of installing a permanent solution to vibrations at the base of the towers at the 62MW Teesside project off England's east coast.

China slashes offshore projections

CHINA: The Chinese National Energy Administration (NEA) has warned that the country will fall well short of its plan to install 5GW of offshore wind by 2015.

Green Port Hull construction to begin within weeks

UK: Construction at Siemens' Green Port Hull will begin before Christmas as the £310 million (EUR 390 million) project moves forward.

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Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence

Last updated 19 September  2014

NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
Hywind UK 30MW Statoil Consenting 19-Sep-14
Yttre Stengrund Sweden 10MW Vattenfall Decommissioning 19-Sep-14
Baltic 2 Germany 288MW EnBW Substation transport 17-Sep-14
Triton Knoll UK 900MW RWE Consultation 17-Sep-14
Baltic 2 Germany 288MW EnBW Turbine installation 17-Sep-14
Block Island US 30MW Deepwater Consenting 16-Sep-14
Navitus Bay UK 970MW Eneco-EDF Examination 12-Sep-14
Veja Mate Germany 400MW Laidlaw Acquisition 12-Sep-14
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