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Windpower Offshore Weekly
Windpower Offshore Weekly 02nd July 2016

Windpower Offshore's weekly roundup of the top news from the offshore industry, companies, policy, wind projects, operations & maintenance and technology.

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Offshore injury rate falls in 2015  
Offshore injury rate falls in 2015
EUROPE: The annual health and safety incident report by the G9 offshore group shows the total recordable injury rate (TRIR) on offshore projects has fallen 3% compared to 2014.
 
Ten of the biggest turbines  
Ten of the biggest turbines
WORLDWIDE: We have omitted some of the large turbines where progress has stalled, such as the 7MW Samsung and MHI Sea Angel machines, but the ten turbines described here are either in production or scheduled to start soon.
 
RWE renewables unit rebranded 'Innogy'  
RWE renewables unit rebranded 'Innogy'
GERMANY: RWE has revealed the new brand that will cover its renewables business following a spln-off from its conventional power unit, announced in December.
 
Big Picture: Tailor-made jackets await installation  
Big Picture: Tailor-made jackets await installation
DENMARK: This is not a scene from HG Wells' The War of the Worlds, although these structures are almost cosmic in size.
 
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Siemens teases a 10MW+ turbine  
Siemens teases a 10MW+ turbine
UK: Siemens will unveil a new turbine platform in the next five years, hinting at a 10GW+ turbine as it targets €80/MWh by 2025.
 
Manufacturer competition critical for energy costs  
Manufacturer competition critical for energy costs
UK: The consolidation of manufacturers is worrying the offshore industry, which sees competition as critical to keep moving the sector forward, said Vattenfall UK country manger and director of offshore wind development Piers Guy.
 
We need to show what we offer - McNeal  
We need to show what we offer - McNeal
UK: The offshore industry needs to move away from saying what is needed, and instead show what it can offer, RenewableUK CEO Hugh McNeal has said.
 
Adwen and LM unveil world's longest blade  
Adwen and LM unveil world's longest blade
DENMARK: Offshore joint venture Adwen and Danish blade producer LM Windpower have partnered to produce an 88.4-metre rotor blade for the manufacturer's 8MW turbine.
 
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Scotland injects £1.5m into OWA
 
 
Cable fault claims up 25% in 2015
 
 
'Hub-and-spoke' transmission vision proposed
 
 
Uprated V164 ordered for Blyth test site
 
 
Adwen begins 8MW testing
 
 
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