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How MHI Vestas closed the gap on SGRE

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is not going to lose its grip as offshore market leader any time soon, but MHI Vestas is beginning to loosen the chokehold.

Offshore zone enlarged after criticism

BELGIUM: The area available for new offshore wind power projects in Belgium's proposed Marine Spatial Plan will be increased by 25%, North Sea minister Philippe de Backer has announced.

Updated: Moray East reaches financial close

The 950MW Moray East project off the coast of Scotland has reached financial close, its developers have announced.

Crown Estate upgrades UK round 4 to 7GW

UK: The Crown Estate said it could offer up to 7GW in new offshore wind capacity areas in its fourth leasing round.

Ireland 'missing out' on offshore wind benefits

IRELAND: Offshore wind is the only technology with the scale and deployment capability to help Ireland meet its future energy demand and EU renewable targets, according to a new report.

New offshore wind increases Ørsted's profits

DENMARK: Ørsted's operating profit rose 14% in the first nine months of the year, with the increase being primarily driven by newly commissioned wind farms.

European funding for floating firms

PORTUGAL: The European Investment Bank (EIB) will loan €60 million to the Windplus consortium to develop the 25MW pre-commercial WindFloat floating wind project 20km off Portugal.

Northwester 2 reaches financial close

BELGIUM: Parkwind and Sumitomo Corporation have raised around €700 million and reached financial close on their 219MW Northwester 2 offshore project.

Cabling starts at Taiwan's first utility-scale project

TAIWAN: Onshore cable installation works have begun for state utility Taiwan Power's 109.2MW Changhua offshore wind farm.

Eight UK sites up for extension

UK: The UK's Crown Estate has accepted eight offshore wind projects for investigation to potentially double their capacity.

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