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Windpower Offshore Weekly
Windpower Offshore Weekly 28th March 2017

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Top Stories
EC approves GE's LM takeover  
EC approves GE's LM takeover
EUROPE: The European Commission's competition authority has granted the proposed GE Renewable Energy takeover of blade manufacturer LM Wind Power.
 
Statkraft divests Dogger Bank stake  
Statkraft divests Dogger Bank stake
UK: Norwegian developer Statkraft has exited the Forewind consortium developing the four 1.2GW projects in the Dogger Bank zone.
 
Tribunal backs Neart Na Gaoithe in CfD dispute  
Tribunal backs Neart Na Gaoithe in CfD dispute
UK: An arbitration tribunal has backed developer Mainstream Renewable Power over the cancellation of its contract for difference (CfD) agreement with the Low Carbon Contracts Committee (LCCC) for the 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project.
 
Japanese offshore wind 'not utilised and underestimated'  
Japanese offshore wind 'not utilised and underestimated'
JAPAN: Japan's move away from nuclear and fossil fuel power can be helped by offshore wind supporting the country's baseload power, a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has found.
 
Industry must face up to growing cable failures  
Industry must face up to growing cable failures
EUROPE: Cable manufacturers, installers and offshore wind farm developers must work more closely together to reduce failure rates of power cables in the operational phase.
 
UK formally launches second CfD auction  
UK formally launches second CfD auction
UK: The auction to allocate contract for difference (CfD) support for renewable energy project delivery in 2021/22 and 2022/23, will run from 3 to 21 April.
 
Scotland approves second floating project in March  
Scotland approves second floating project in March
UK: The Scottish government has approved the up-to-12MW Dounreay Tri floating offshore wind project, a week after approving another 48MW site.
 
Avangrid wins North Carolina auction  
Avangrid wins North Carolina auction
UNITED STATES: Iberdrola's US subsidiary has placed a winning bid of $9 million to obtain the development licence for the Kitty Hawk area off North Carolina.
 
Technology
Scotland approves 48MW floating project
 
 
NKT takeover of ABB approved by EC
 
 
Siemens powers up 8MW prototype
 
 
MHI Vestas upgrades V164 to 9MW
 
 
Wobben patent appeal rejected
 
 
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