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Vattenfall bids in no-subsidy Duch tender

NETHERLANDS: Swedish developer Vattenfall has confirmed it placed a bid for the Hollandse Kust (south) wind project being offered by the government without subsidy.

Statkraft completes Sheringham Shoal exit

UK: Co-developer Statkraft has sold its 40% stake in the 317MW Sheringham Shoal project off England's east coast to fund manager Equitix.

Norway opens up to offshore wind

NORWAY: The government's energy minister Terje Søviknes has called for the deployment of offshore wind "as soon as possible".

Principle Power in talks for California project

UNITED STATES: Principle Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with a local government agency in the north of California to develop an offshore wind project.

US offers $18.5m offshore research grant

UNITED STATES: Secretary of energy Rick Perry has announced $18.5 million in funding for a research and development (R&D) group to work towards reducing the cost of the US offshore wind sector.

Green Investment Bank sale criticised by watchdog

UK: Selling the Green Investment Bank (GIB) before some of its investments had been fully constructed lost the government £63m (€78m), the government's spending watchdog, the National Audit Office (NAO) said.

UK to scrutinise offshore wind sector deals

UK: The business and energy parliamentary committee has launched an inquiry into the role of sector deals within the UK's industrial strategy for offshore wind and construction.

Wind turbine rain erosion study launched

GERMANY: Research and development institute Fraunhofer Iwes has launched a three-year study into the effect of rain erosion on wind turbine blades.

Siemens Gamesa opens Taiwanese office

TAIWAN: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has opened a new office in Taipei and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Taiwan International Ports to help launch the country's offshore sector.

Atkins to design Triton Knoll foundations

UK: Engineering consultancy firm Atkins has been appointed monopile designer for Innogy's CfD-backed Triton Knoll project in the east of England.


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