NETHERLANDS: Dutch foundations specialist Sif Group has reported a 12.7% fall in Ebitda and an 18.3% fall in revenue for 2017, as the firm also makes plans in case of a quieter second half of 2018 and begins the search for a new CEO.
JAPAN: The government will decide on a basic plan to promote offshore wind, including the location of designated construction zones.
DENMARK: Wind developer European Energy has made its first move into the offshore wind sector, acquiring the nine-year-old Sprogø project from owner Sund & Bælt.
NORWAY: Statoil will change its name to Equinor to reflect "ongoing changes" within the company, the oil and gas giant has announced.
DENMARK: MHI Vestas' outgoing chief executive Jens Tommerup believes there is no business case yet for developing the next generation of offshore wind turbines, even though the technology is available.
WORLDWIDE: Remote-sensing devices are cheaper to install and maintain and often gather better data than traditional met masts, but while their use is becoming more widespread offshore, bankability remains an issue, especially in complex terrain.
WORLDWIDE: Only a few years ago, wind's success was spreading into new regions across the world.
INDIA/BELGIUM: Eize de Vries visits the gearbox manufacturer's facilities in India and Belgium to talk about market challenges and discover how the company's flexible platform can help drive down costs while scaling up for ever bigger turbines.
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.