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NORWAY: Statoil has changed its name to Equinor to reflect "ongoing changes" within the company, the oil and gas giant has announced.
DENMARK: The acquisition of one of NKT's rivals were the Danish company's main earnings contributor in the first quarter of 2018.
TAIWAN: Offshore wind turbine manufacturing joint venture MHI Vestas will upgrade its V164 machine for typhoon-prone sites, as it lines up local suppliers.
GERMANY: Contributions from newly commissioned wind farms boosted earnings of Innogy's renewables division in the first quarter.
CANADA: Newly commissioned projects and higher wind resources boosted developer Northland Power's revenue in the first quarter of 2018.
CANADA: The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and energy infrastructure company Enbridge will form a joint venture (JV) to pursue future European offshore wind projects, the companies announced.
GERMANY: As Siemens Gamesa ships the first 7MW SWT-7.0-154 D7 nacelles from its new Cuxhaven assembly plant, Eize de Vries goes on an exclusive tour of the facilities on the North Sea coast currently in ramp-up phase.
WORLDWIDE: Windpower Monthly takes an in-depth look at the winners, losers and emerging trends from FTI Intelligence's 2017 supply side analysis report.
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.
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.
UK: Confidence was high in London for Europe's biggest offshore event the year. Political opposition is fading as fast as costs are falling, and the industry is looking forward to sustained growth.