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Review of UK offshore wind supply chain launched

UK: The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) has launched a review of the UK supply chain ahead of publishing a development plan later this year.

Marubeni divests Westermost Rough stake

UK: The Green Investment Group (GIG) has acquired a 25% stake in the 210MW Westermost Rough project off the Yorkshire coast in north-east England.

DTU and Vattenfall partner on shadow-effect project

DENMARK: The Danish Technical University (DTU) and developer Vattenfall have announced a joint project to investigate the shadow effect offshore wind projects have on other nearby sites.

Siemens Gamesa wins Hornsea Project Two deal

UK: Siemens Gamesa will supply turbines for Ørsted's 1,386MW Hornsea Project Two, 89km off the east coast of England.

Ørsted wind earnings grow 75%

DENMARK: Offshore wind developer Ørsted (formerly Dong Energy) has reported a 18% increase in pre-tax earnings in 2017, with the wind division growing by 74%.

No negative bids allowed in second German auction

GERMANY: After €0/kWh bids at the first offshore wind auction, no negative bids will be allowed at Germany's second offshore wind auction, due on 3 April 2018.

What can US offshore wind learn from Europe?

UNITED STATES: Offshore wind power has a major role to play in the future, but adopting the European model isn't necessarily right for US market development. Cameron Dunn and James Theobalds of global engineering and design consultancy Arup explore the options.

UK-China in offshore research collaboration

CHINA: ORE Catapult and Chinese clean energy company Tus will develop a 500MW demonstration project as part of an offshore co-operation agreement.

Group wins grant to develop drone inspection system

UK: A consortium of robotics companies, aircraft manufacturers and researchers has been awarded a grant to develop a surface inspection system for offshore wind turbines using drone technology.

VIDEO: VBMS unveils resin-free cable hang-off

NETHERLANDS: Cable installation specialist VBMS has unveiled a new type of cable hang-off that removes the need to use potentially harmful resins.