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Supreme Court rejects wildlife charity's 2.3GW appeal

UNITED KINGDOM: The Supreme Court has given the go-ahead to nearly 2.3GW of projects off the east coast of Scotland after rejecting a bird conservation group's appeal.

Tennet signs Borssele grid connection agreement

NETHERLANDS: Tennet will connect the 700MW Borssele III and IV sites in the North Sea to the Dutch mainland.

UMaine floating platform design passes review

UNITED STATES: Regulators have approved the design for the University of Maine's (UMaine) floating offshore wind platform demonstration.

Path cleared for Scottish offshore projects

UK: A court in Scotland has refused the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds' request to challenge a decision backing 2.3GW of offshore wind capacity.

Adwen restructures for uncertain future

FRANCE: A restructuring programme has started at offshore manufacturer Adwen, with CEO Luis Alvarez set to leave, and questions remaining unanswered over its future operations.

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Principle Power and Mitsui form partnership

JAPAN: Principle Power and Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) have signed a collaboration agreement to promote WindFloat projects.

Statoil interested in Hawaii sites

UNITED STATES: A division of Statoil is interested developing a floating offshore wind project off the coast of Hawaii, US.

Scottish court puts 2.3GW of wind in doubt

UK: A judicial review in to the construction consent for four Scottish offshore projects has repealed the government's approvals following a complaint by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).

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Windfloat and VOWTAP dropped from DOE plan

UNITED STATES: Two projects have been dropped from the Department of Energy (DOE)'s offshore demonstration programme, to be replaced by the Aqua Ventus and Icebreaker projects.

Growing interest in Hawaiian offshore potential

UNITED STATES: Hawaii is emerging as a prime candidate to pioneer utility-scale deployment of floating offshore wind.