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Estonian government blocks permitting for 600MW site

The Estonian government has refused to start the permitting process for a 600MW wind farm in the Baltic Sea due to national security concerns.

Japanese investors buy into Wpd's Taiwanese project

A Japanese consortium led by general trading company Sojitz Corporation will acquire a 27% stake in Wpd's 640MW Yunlin wind farm off the coast of Taiwan.

Commission to scrutinise Butendiek over bird protection claims

NABU, a German environment association, said "massive environmental damage" is being done by the Butendiek project, located within the national Östliche Deutsche Bucht bird protection area and the Sylter Aussenriff Flora-Fauna Habitat protection area in the North Sea.

Denmark adds grid link to Thor tender scope

The successful developer of the Denmark's Thor offshore wind project in the upcoming tender will also be responsible for the project's substation and transmission link, the Danish Energy Agency announced.

UK offshore wind 'on the right course'

Today, more than ever, the UK needs to develop modern industries which can create thousands of skilled jobs and attract billions of pounds worth of infrastructure investment in the decades ahead, writes Benj Sykes, co-chair of the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC).

Denmark chooses North Sea site

Denmark's next offshore wind farm will be in the North Sea, the country's energy agency has announced.

Green light for Dieppe-Le Tréport but roadblocks remain

The consortium developing the 496MW Dieppe-Le Tréport offshore wind project in France has been granted authorisations allowing it to build and operate the plant.

Ambitious report backs 18GW for California

If California were to install 18GW of offshore wind capacity by 2045, the state could support over 17,500 jobs in the industry, related downstream industries, and surrounding economy, according to a new report.