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A2Sea acquired by rival GeoSea

EUROPE: Offshore wind installation specialist GeoSea, part of the Belgian marine expert Deme Group, has acquired the A2Sea vessels supplier from Dong Energy and Siemens.

EIB backs Elia offshore grid

BELGIUM: The European Investment Bank (EIB) has loaned €100 million to support Belgian transmission operator Elia's Stevin grid project, aimed at integrating more offshore wind into the country's network.

Atkins wins Chinese design contract

CHINA: UK-based engineering consultancy Atkins has won a contract to design a substation platform for SPIC's 300MW Binhai South offshore wind project.

OWE 2017: Dong to deploy storage system at Burbo Bank

UK: Dong Energy has announced plans to install a 2MW battery storage system in north-west England, to be connected to the 90MW Burbo Bank offshore wind project.

OWE 2017: Confident industry looks foward to strong growth

UK: Industry figures at this afternoon's (6 June) Offshore Wind Market Outlook panel in London were united in foreseeing a buoyant future for the sector, as it sat "on the cusp of an energy transformation".

UK offshore wind enters the next chapter

UK: Dong Energy's Burbo Bank Extension is the first project to be commissioned after winning support in the UK's initial contracts for difference tender in 2014. David Milborrow looks at the balance sheet for this new round of offshore wind farms.

Zero-support bids bank on high power-price expectation

GERMANY: Some were perplexed, others shocked when Danish developer Dong Energy and German utility EnBW succeeded in Germany's first offshore wind auction with bids for zero support for a total 1,380MW.

Scarecrow system provides 'astonishing' results offshore

UK: A scarecrow model installed on an offshore wind turbine designed to stop bird droppings has had "astonishing" results.

Galloper welcomes first turbine

UK: The first of 56 Siemens SWT-6.0-154 turbines has been installed at the 332MW Galloper project off England's south-east coast.

Burbo Bank Extension opens for business

UK: Dong Energy's 258MW Burbo Bank Extension, the first offshore project to deploy the MHI Vestas V164-8.0MW turbine, was officially inaugurated on 17 May, at a ceremony in Liverpool.


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