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Seabirds avoid offshore turbines more than expected

UK: Seabirds are less likely to collide with offshore wind turbines than previously thought, according to a new study.

Element Power to revive North Irish Sea Array

IRELAND: Element Power has entered the offshore wind market by acquiring the up-to 750MW North Irish Sea Array (NISA) from previous developer Gaelectric.

Vertical axis firm Nenuphar enters liquidation

FRANCE: The firm behind the Vertiwind vertical axis wind turbine, Nenuphar, entered liquidation this month, after failing to find the required investment.

Beatrice jacket supplier saved by Canadian firm

UK: New investment has been secured for under-threat steel fabricators Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab), the Scottish government has announced.

Taiwan sets out 5.5GW plan

TAIWAN: The ministry of economic affairs (MOEA) plans to select 3.5GW of offshore projects by the end of April, and auction a further 2GW later this year, it has announced.

Report reveals offshore wind's value to US

UNITED STATES: Offshore wind is more valuable than onshore in the north-east US, according to a new study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, funded by the US Department of Energy.

One-turbine-a-day in UK offshore

UK: The UK's offshore industry installed on average more than one turbine every day in 2017, according to new data by the Crown Estate.

Review of UK offshore wind supply chain launched

UK: The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has launched a review of the UK supply chain ahead of publishing a development plan later this year.

Suction bucket strength increases during storms

GERMANY: The tensile capacity of suction bucket foundations increases temporarily during extreme weather conditions, according to new research.

French associations in offshore plea

FRANCE: A strongly worded statement by the French renewable energy association SER, the French Maritime Cluster (CMF), which represents maritime industries, and the naval industrial federation GICAN has called on the government not to "destroy" the offshore wind sector.

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