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'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.

SGRE's 10MW in line for zero-subsidy Vattenfall project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is in "final negotiations" to provide its recently unveiled 10MW turbine for the world's first zero-subsidy offshore wind farm.

US offshore is making up for its slow start

The surprise bidding war seen in December's Massachusetts auction marked the first stage of a noticeable acceleration in the US offshore industry, which had been gathering pace since the country's maiden project -- the 30MW Block Island off Rhode Island -- was completed in 2016.

Taiwan compromises over tariff cut

Taiwan's ministry of economic affairs (MOEA) has revised the feed-in tariff for offshore wind power deals signed this year, but developers are still concerned about their projects' economic viability.

German offshore production growth slows

Offshore wind farms in the German North Sea produced nearly 5% more in 2018 than in the previous year, data released by transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet reveals.

Offshore zone enlarged after criticism

BELGIUM: The area available for new offshore wind power projects in Belgium's proposed Marine Spatial Plan will be increased by 25%, North Sea minister Philippe de Backer has announced.

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