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Seagreen partners seek approval for bigger turbines

UK: Partners SSE and Fluor have submitted a request to remove a capacity limit on the 150 turbines to be installed at their Seagreen Alpha and Bravo projects in the outer Firth of Forth off the south-east coast of Scotland.

Beatrice engineering yards could close after project completion

UK: Marine engineering yards used to create foundations for the Beatrice project could be closed after the 588MW site is completed.

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.

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UK: A judicial review in to the construction consent for four Scottish offshore projects has repealed the government's approvals following a complaint by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).