View in web browser Add to safe senders list
Windpower Offshore Weekly
Windpower Offshore Weekly 21st January 2017

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

For full access to articles, including our extensive web archive, subscribe to Windpower Offshore.

Top Stories
PNE receives Gode Wind 3 planning permit  
PNE receives Gode Wind 3 planning permit
GERMANY: Developer PNE Wind has been awarded planning permission for its Gode Wind 3 offshore wind project, meaning its sale to Dong Energy can be completed.
 
North Carolina auction date set  
North Carolina auction date set
UNITED STATES: The US Department of Interior (DOI) has announced the next federal offshore wind lease auction will take place on 16 March, with nine companies qualified to bid.
 
German adds 818MW offshore in 2016  
German adds 818MW offshore in 2016
GERMANY: With 156 new turbines totalling 818MW feeding into the network in 2016, Germany's offshore wind fleet grew to 947 turbines with, in all, 4,108MW at the end of the year.
 
Wobben patent appeal rejected  
Wobben patent appeal rejected
UK: The UK Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim by Wobben Properties in a patent infringement dispute over storm control technology.
 
Masdar takes Hywind Scotland stake  
Masdar takes Hywind Scotland stake
UK: United Arab Emirates-based renewable energy firm Masdar has acquired a 25% stake in the UK's first floating offshore wind project.
 
Russia's first offshore site planned for White Sea  
Russia's first offshore site planned for White Sea
RUSSIA: The country's first offshore wind power plant is set to be built in the White Sea, near the town of Kem, northwest Russia, according to a recent agreement.
 
Absorbing consenting costs a 'gamechanger' in UK offshore  
Absorbing consenting costs a 'gamechanger' in UK offshore
UK: Government adviser the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) believes the UK can reduce offshore wind costs further by absorbing consenting costs and a greater focus should be placed on floating foundations.
 
SB Energy sells stake in offshore joint venture  
SB Energy sells stake in offshore joint venture
JAPAN: SB Energy has sold its share in an offshore wind power project located in Ibaraki prefecture, due to differences of opinion between the three partners.
 
Siemens 8MW awarded initial certification  
Siemens 8MW awarded initial certification
GERMANY: Certification and advisory firm DNV GL has confirmed designs for Siemens' 8MW offshore wind turbine reach international standards, meaning a prototype can be installed.
 
Technology
Turbines of the year: Offshore turbines
 
 
Review of 2016 - part two
 
 
Review of 2016 - part one
 
 
WindFloat gets the green light
 
 
Block Island set back with turbine damage
 
 
Track offshore wind farm projects with WPO Intelligence
 

Manage Bulletins Unsubscribe