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Proposed French offshore zone shelved

FRANCE: New environment minister Nicolas Hulot has suspended consultations taking place over the proposed Bassure de Baas offshore zone, for up to 40 turbines, off Boulogne.

Trianel Borkum II gets go-ahead

GERMANY: The development consortium behind the 203MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) has made the decision to build the €800 million North Sea project.

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.

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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.

Statoil wins New York site after 33 auction rounds

UNITED STATES: Norwegian developer Statoil is the provisional winner of an auction for an offshore wind site in federal waters off New York.

French projects face court delay

FRANCE: The first utility-scale offshore wind projects will be delayed until 2021 at the earliest, developer EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) has confirmed.

France issues new offshore tender

FRANCE: Energy minister Segolene Royal yesterday announced a further tender for offshore wind power in France, this time for a project off the Ile d'Oleron, on the Atlantic coast

Vattenfall wins Kriegers Flak with €49.9/MWh bid

DENMARK: The cost of offshore wind has been markedly pushed down for a third time in 2016, as Vattenfall wins the auction for Denmark's 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind project.

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