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Ørsted sells 50% of Hornsea One

UK: Ørsted has agreed to divest half of its 1.2GW Hornsea Project One to investment firm Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) in an initial deal worth more than £3.5 billion (€3.9 billion).

DNV GL launches floating wind guidelines

GERMANY: Certification body DNV GL has published revised standards for the design of floating wind turbines and their structures.

New Jersey sets course for 3.5GW target

UNITED STATES: New Jersey will solicit applications from 20 September for 1.1GW of offshore wind projects, following governor Phil Murphy's speech at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.

Vattenfall's EOWDC officially online

UK: Vattenfall has completed the 93.2MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), which includes the world's most powerful commercially available turbines, off the east of Scotland.

World's largest offshore wind project online

UK: Danish developer Ørsted has officially placed its 659MW Walney Extension online, surpassing the 630MW London Array site as the world's largest offshore wind project.

UK and China to open offshore wind research centre

CHINA: ORE Catapult and Chinese clean energy company TusEnergy will establish a £2 million (CNY 17.5 million) research centre to help develop innovative technologies for the offshore wind industry.

Norway set to create new test zones

NORWAY: Energy minister Terje Søviknes said the government will identify two offshore zones this autumn for pilot and demonstration offshore wind projects, but held back on supporting a full-scale industry.

Boskalis remains confident as earnings fall

NETHERLANDS: Revenue, earnings and orders in Boskalis' offshore energy segment were down in the first half of the year, but the marine contractors remain positive for the remainder of 2018.

Japanese utilities buy into Triton Knoll

UK: Utilities J-Power and Kansai Electric Power (Kepco) have bought a 41% stake in Innogy's subsidy-backed 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind project for an undisclosed fee.

Higher production boosts Northland Power's earnings

CANADA: Northland Power's sales and earnings increased in the first half of the year due to higher production from newly commissioned offshore wind farms.

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