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VIDEO: Fish thrive at US's first project

VIDEO: Fish thrive at US's first project

UNITED STATES: The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has released a video about the impact the 30MW Block Island project is having on local wildlife and communities.

Global capacity grows by 52.6GW in 2017

Global capacity grows by 52.6GW in 2017

WORLDWIDE: Global turbine installations totalled 52,573MW in 2017 down 3.7% from a year earlier, according to the latest figures from the Global Wind Energy Association (GWEC).

EDF's renewable earnings fall despite increase in output

EDF's renewable earnings fall despite increase in output

FRANCE: Utility EDF's renewables division benefitted from an increase in power output in 2017, but its operating profit (Ebitda) dropped 12.8% year-on-year.

FERC backs shared Massachusetts offshore transmission

FERC backs shared Massachusetts offshore transmission

UNITED STATES: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has given local transmission specialist Anbaric Development Partners permission to develop a shared grid system for Massachusetts' proposed offshore developments.

Adwen legacy to last years, SGRE says

Adwen legacy to last years, SGRE says

SPAIN: The cost of winding down offshore manufacturer Adwen will impact Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy's (SGRE) financial results for "four-to-five years", according to its chief financial officer.

Ørsted and Oxford University to research cyclic loading

Ørsted and Oxford University to research cyclic loading

UK: Ørsted has signed a five-year research agreement with the University of Oxford to optimise the design of foundation structures for offshore wind turbines.

Statkraft's offshore sales boost Q4 results

Statkraft's offshore sales boost Q4 results

NORWAY: Offshore wind divestment contributed to Statkraft's net profit of NOK 5.3 billion (€547 million) for the fourth quarter of 2017, the state energy company said.

Marine Renewables Canada adds wind to remit

Marine Renewables Canada adds wind to remit

CANADA: Wave, tidal, and river current energy association Marine Renewables Canada has decided to include offshore wind power in its mandate.


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WindEconomics: Assessing long-term energy yields

WindEconomics: Assessing long-term energy yields

DENMARK: The generation-cost projections reported in this column rely on estimates of the energy production of the wind turbines over the life of the plant by the developer.

Leaving town

Leaving town

BELGIUM: Kriegers Flak illustrates the international nature of the offshore wind sector. Foundations made in Belgium are towed by a Cyprus-registered vessel to Denmark, where they will be part of a wind farm using German-Spanish turbines and an interconnector with Germany.

Windtech: Aerodyn prepares SCDnezzy for Japan tests

Windtech: Aerodyn prepares SCDnezzy for Japan tests

GERMANY: In December, aerodyn engineering unveiled a fully instrumented 1:10 scale model of its two-blade downwind SCDnezzy 6.0 floating design at the Nobiskrug shipyard in Germany. Eize de Vries had exclusive access to the preliminary tests.

Compressed air energy storage for offshore wind turbines

Compressed air energy storage for offshore wind turbines

WORLDWIDE: Compressed air energy storage (CAES) for grid-scale electrical energy has a long but somewhat spasmodic history.

Products of the year: Rotor blades

Products of the year: Rotor blades

WORLDWIDE: Ease of manufacture plays a growing role in development as blades continue to grow in size.

Turbines of the year: Offshore turbines

Turbines of the year: Offshore turbines

WORLDWIDE: Consolidating market draws breath before the next big step into 10MW-plus waters.

WindEurope 2017: Siemens Gamesa unveils new offshore turbine

WindEurope 2017: Siemens Gamesa unveils new offshore turbine

NETHERLANDS: A 167-metre rotor and power-mode option to hit 9MW are the headline features of the latest upgrade to Siemens Gamesa's direct-drive offshore platform, revealed on 28 November at the WindEurope conference in Amsterdam.

Buckling up for the ladder climb

Buckling up for the ladder climb

UK: Technicians for offshore services supplier CWind, now part of Global Marine Systems, prepare to service one of the MHI Vestas 3.0MW turbines at E.on's Humber Gateway project off eastern England


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