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Haliade set for 3.6GW Dogger Bank sites

SSE and Equinor have selected GE Renewable Energy's 12MW Haliade-X wind turbine for the three 1.2GW offshore wind sites successful in the UK's support auctions last month.

UK offshore down to £39.65/MWh, with 5.4GW awarded

Offshore wind strike prices fell by almost a third, with nearly 5.5GW awarded across six offshore wind farms in the UK's latest contracts for difference (CfD) tender.

UK 7GW leasing round to open next month

UK seabed landlord the Crown Estate will open its fourth leasing round in October for sites capable of supporting at least 7GW of offshore wind capacity.

Unlocking the potential for offshore wind in Poland's Baltic Sea zone

Poland has huge potential for offshore wind in the Baltic Sea, with 10GW of capacity envisaged by 2040. During an economic congress in mid-May, officials from the country's energy ministry presented ways to develop its renewable-energy sources, with offshore wind highlighted as a key component.

Banks Renewables' legal challenge halts CfD auction

UK developer Banks Group has launched a legal challenge against the UK government, claiming its contract for differences (CfD) support scheme discriminates in favour of offshore wind at the expense of onshore wind.

Ørsted's profits squeezed despite offshore earnings boost

Ørsted's earnings from offshore wind increased 18% in the first half of 2019, but its overall profit fell by 6% year on year.

Macquarie buys Germany's first utility-scale project

A consortium of funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has agreed to acquire Ocean Breeze Energy, the special purpose vehicle behind the 400MW Bard Offshore 1 project.

SGRE to send onshore turbine to Vietnam nearshore site

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has entered the Vietnamese offshore market after winning a 32MW turbine supply order for a nearshore project.

Crown Estate unveils leasing tender design

Seabed landlord the Crown Estate has confirmed it will launch its fourth leasing round for offshore wind sites off England, Wales and Northern Ireland later this year.

GIG unveils 1.4GW Korean offshore project

Macquaries' Green Investment Group (GIG) has deployed a floating lidar at the site of a proposed 1.4GW offshore wind project in South Korea.

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