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Statkraft completes Sheringham Shoal exit

UK: Co-developer Statkraft has sold its 40% stake in the 317MW Sheringham Shoal project off England's east coast to fund manager Equitix.

Green Investment Bank sale criticised by watchdog

UK: Selling the Green Investment Bank (GIB) before some of its investments had been fully constructed lost the government £63m (€78m), the government's spending watchdog, the National Audit Office (NAO) said.

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.

Galloper first power as UK prepares more zones

UK: German developer Innogy has produced the first power from its 352.8MW Galloper site in the UK's North Sea, as the seabed landlord, the Crown Estate, launches a consultation to determine new areas for project development.

Offshore wind financing ready to take off

JAPAN: Construction company Toda has announced the issue of a JPY 10 billion, five-year green bond, with 100 % of the funds raised used to finance development of a floating offshore windfarm near the Goto Islands off southern Japan.

Component 'damaged during installation' blamed for V164 fire

DENMARK: A component 'damaged during installation' caused a fire in MHI Vestas' V164 prototype at a test site in Østerild, the manufacturer has said.

Ørsted sells half of 659MW Walney Extension

UK: Ørsted (formerly Dong Energy) has upgraded its financial results for the year after divesting half of its 659MW Walney Extension site to a consortium of Danish pension funds.

Innogy buys Statkraft's Triton Knoll stake

UK: Innogy has become the sole owner of the planned Triton Knoll wind project after buying Statkraft's 50% share in the 860MW site.

Final turbine installed at Rampion

UK: The last of 116 turbines has been installed at E.on's 400MW Rampion wind farm located 13 kilometres off the coast of southern England.

Gasunie joins North Sea Wind Power Hub group

EUROPE: Gas infrastructure company Gasunie has joined a partnership investigating the possible development of a wind power hub in the North Sea.


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