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'Local knowledge key' in Poland

State-controlled utility PGE Group and oil refiner PKN Orlen's understanding of their domestic market will be crucial if they are to be successful in developing their combined 3.7GW of offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea.

'Price cannibalisation' warning after UK tender

Offshore wind prices were reduced by nearly a third in the UK's third contract for differences (CfD) tender, but falling market prices could dampen the effect of these cost reductions by the time the successful projects come online, an analyst has warned.

Taiwanese nacelle assembly lease signed by SGRE

Siemens Gamesa signed a contract with state-owned shipping company and port operator Taiwan International Ports for an offshore nacelle assembly facility in the south-east Asian country -- its first outside of Europe.

Unlocking the potential for offshore wind in Poland's Baltic Sea zone

Poland has huge potential for offshore wind in the Baltic Sea, with 10GW of capacity envisaged by 2040. During an economic congress in mid-May, officials from the country's energy ministry presented ways to develop its renewable-energy sources, with offshore wind highlighted as a key component.

Makani prepares for launch with offshore tests

"Many companies are using conventional wind turbines and innovating on the floating platform," explains Makani CEO Fort Felker. "We are doing the opposite."

'Successful auction key for curbing emissions', UK told

The UK government should prioritise making the third contract for differences (CfD) round a success as part of its efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report.

SGRE confirms 900MW Taiwanese order

Siemens Gamesa has received a firm order to supply its SG 8.0-167 DD turbine for Ørsted's 900MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farms off the coast of Taiwan.

Industry pleads for more ambition in offshore wind

A group of major industry players have called for further collaboration and a higher ambition in the offshore wind sector in northern Europe, as North Sea country governments agree to continue to work together on developing the sector.

SGRE extends Taiwan pipeline

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been named the preferred supplier for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind project being developed by Macquarie and Swancor off Taiwan.

Danish offshore survey is "incomplete", says Wind Denmark

"If Denmark is to be Silicon Valley for offshore wind, then it requires a strategy that has far greater ambitions," says the political director of the newly formed Wind Denmark trade body as a government survey reveals areas for up to 12.4GW of new capacity.

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