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Mitsubishi's UK subsidiary acquires Moray East stake

UK: A Mitsubishi Corporation subsidiary will buy a 33.4% stake in the 950MW Moray East project awarded a contract for difference by the government in September 2017.

Vattenfall awarded Dutch zero-subsidy site

NETHERLANDS: Developer Vattenfall has been granted the licence to build the 700MW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project in the latest Dutch offshore tender round, without subsidy.

Update: French projects avoid tariff cut

FRANCE: A draft amendment tabled in parliament on 9 March which could have allowed the government to renegotiate tariffs for 3GW of offshore wind projects awarded in 2012 and 2014, or even cancel them all together, has been rejected.

Explosives surveys planned for US and Taiwan

UNITED STATES: Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has contracted an unexploded ordnance management (UXO) expert to carry out surveys for offshore wind farms in two budding markets.

Ørsted commits $13bn to Taiwanese projects

TAIWAN: Offshore wind developer Ørsted (formerly Dong Energy) is prepared to invest $13 billion in four Taiwanese projects, totalling 2.4GW.

Beatrice engineering yards could close after project completion

UK: Marine engineering yards used to create foundations for the Beatrice project could be closed after the 588MW site is completed.

UK could support 30GW by 2030

UK: A new report by Aurora Energy Research suggests the UK's offshore wind capacity could quintuple in size by 2030 if given the right policy mechanism.

Floating specialists target 2.5GW Taiwan pipeline

TAIWAN: A subsidiary of French floating specialists Eolfi and Spanish industrial company Cobra Concesiones have formed a partnership to deliver five 500MW projects off the Taiwanese coast.

WindEurope 2017: Tennet proposes fix for North Sea capacity increase

NETHERLANDS: The North Sea Power Hub announced a new member, and transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet presented solutions for increasing the scale of wind farms off the coast of the Netherlands at WindEurope's conference in Amsterdam.

WindEurope 2017: Siemens Gamesa unveils new offshore turbine

NETHERLANDS: A 167-metre rotor and power-mode option to hit 9MW are the headline features of the latest upgrade to Siemens Gamesa's direct-drive offshore platform, revealed on 28 November at the WindEurope conference in Amsterdam.


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