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Windpower Offshore Weekly
Windpower Offshore Weekly 28th August 2015

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Top Stories
Further cable repairs required at Anholt  
Further cable repairs required at Anholt
DENMARK: Dong Energy's 400MW Anholt offshore project faces five to six weeks of downtime this year as export cable is repaired.
 
Dong H1 profits boosted by offshore wind  
Dong H1 profits boosted by offshore wind
DENMARK: Higher generation from offshore wind assets has contributed to Danish utility Dong Energy's increased profits for the first half of 2015, despite falling oil prices.
 
Taiwan boosts offshore ambition  
Taiwan boosts offshore ambition
TAIWAN: The economic affairs ministry has increased offshore wind target to 4GW by 2030, as the country raises its overall renewable energy targets.
 
Turbine installation begins at Westermeerwind  
Turbine installation begins at Westermeerwind
NETHERLANDS: The first tower has been installed at the 144MW Westermeerwind project in the Ijsselmeer lake, central Netherlands, for one of 48 Siemens 3MW turbines.
 
Deme and EWE win Gemini maintenance contract  
Deme and EWE win Gemini maintenance contract
NETHERLANDS: Deme Group's Offshore Wind Assistance (OWA) and the EWE Offshore Service Solutions have been contracted to provide operations and maintenance services for the 600MW Gemini offshore project.
 
Gemini substations en route  
Gemini substations en route
NETHERLANDS: The two substations for the 600MW Gemini offshore project have been loaded onto a barge and are on their way to the site.
 
Offshore Project Progress - 21 August  
Offshore Project Progress - 21 August
WORLDWIDE: Recent project updates from Dong Energy's almost completed Borkum Riffgrund 1, the Neart Na Gaoithe project in Scotland, Iberdrola's 350MW Wikinger and the 180MW St George's Bay site in Canada.
 
Dong confirms West of Duddon Sands transmission sale  
Dong confirms West of Duddon Sands transmission sale
UK: Dong Energy and ScottishPower Renewables have agreed the sale of the transmission assets for their 389MW West of Duddon Sands offshore project.
 
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Technology
Gallery: Installing and removing Universal Foundation's mono-buckets
 
 
Gallery: Modular blade arrives in the UK
 
 
Modular blade to arrive in UK on Tuesday
 
 
Denmark issues call for offshore prototypes
 
 
Three firms shortlisted for Hywind installation challenge
 
 
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