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ESB enters offshore wind with Galloper buy-in

UK: Irish utility ESB has made its entry into the offshore wind sector by acquiring a 12.5% stake in the 353MW Galloper wind project.

Marubeni divests Westermost Rough stake

UK: The Green Investment Group (GIG) has acquired a 25% stake in the 210MW Westermost Rough project off the Yorkshire coast in north-east England.

Innogy forms JV with Irish developer for 600MW Dublin Array

IRELAND: Innogy has acquired a 50% stake in the proposed up-to 600MW Dublin Array offshore wind project in the Irish Sea.

Boskalis' offshore revenue squeezed in quiet year

NETHERLANDS: A slower year in its offshore wind activity contributed to a decline in revenue for Royal Boskalis Westminster's offshore energy segment, the marine contractor stated.

Galloper first power as UK prepares more zones

UK: German developer Innogy has produced the first power from its 352.8MW Galloper site in the UK's North Sea, as the seabed landlord, the Crown Estate, launches a consultation to determine new areas for project development.

Innogy seeks €850m to refinance projects

GERMANY: Innogy has issued a green bond worth €850 million to refinance four offshore projects in the UK and Germany and one onshore site in the Netherlands.

Galloper welcomes first turbine

UK: The first of 56 Siemens SWT-6.0-154 turbines has been installed at the 332MW Galloper project off England's south-east coast.

Offshore provides 21% of UK infrastructure value

UK: More than 20% of the entire UK's infrastructure construction contract value in 2016 came from the offshore wind industry, new research from market analyst Barbour API has found.

Offshore wind costs fall 32% since 2011

UK: A new report by the UK's Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB) analysing costs of offshore wind shows they have fallen below the £100/MWh (€116/MWh) target four years early.

Offshore Project Progress - 5 August

EUROPE: Recent project updates from the Wikinger, Borkum Riffgrund 2 and Sandbank projects in Germany; and the UK's EOWDC, Galloper, East Anglia One and Burbo Bank Extension sites.