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Taiwanese nacelle assembly lease signed by SGRE

Siemens Gamesa has 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.

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.

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