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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.

Macquarie acquires GIB for £2.3bn

UK: A consortium led by Australian investment firm Macquarie has agreed to buy the UK government's Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3 billion (€2.75 billion).

UK court blocks judicial review of GIB sell-off

UK: A last-ditch attempt to derail the sell-off of the state-owned Green Investment Bank (GIB), reportedly to Australian banking investor Macquarie Group, has been thrown out in the High Court.


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