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Applications filed for Ademe-backed French floating project

FRANCE: Two companies, developing a floating wind project backed by the Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) have filed permit applications to build, operate and connect their pilot site to the grid.

Siemens Gamesa opens Taiwanese office

TAIWAN: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has opened a new office in Taipei and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Taiwan International Ports to help launch the country's offshore sector.

SGRE's UK blade factory brings 2,000 jobs to area

UK: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy's (SGRE) blade factory at the Green Port Hull facility in the northeast UK has directly created 1,063 jobs and supported a further 1,282 in the local supply chain, according to a new economic impact study.

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.

Batteries supplier at Hywind Scotland selected

UK: Statoil has commissioned energy storage specialist Younicos to deliver a 1MW/1.3MWh battery system to its 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind project.

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.

Up to 80GW of interconnectivity needed by 2045

EUROPE: A total offshore wind capacity of at least 230GW is needed in northern Europe by 2045 to meet the requirements of the Paris Agreement, according to newly published research.

Belgian high-voltage line completed

BELGIUM: Transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has inaugurated the 47km, 380kV Stevin line that will transport energy produced by new offshore wind farms to the mainland's grid.