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Race to market guides SGRE 10MW technology picks

EXCLUSIVE: In order to offer its new 10MW offshore turbine commercially by 2022, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) must install the prototype this autumn. Eize de Vries speaks exclusively to the company's technical experts about the development process.

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.

World Bank offers offshore wind helping hand in to new markets

The World Bank Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have launched a programme to speed up adoption of offshore wind generation in emerging markets, such as Vietnam, Brazil, Indonesia and South Africa.

Ørsted signs UK corporate power deal

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and water utility Northumbrian Water have signed a corporate power purchase agreement at the Danish firm's 573MW Race Bank project in the North Sea.

Hopes for 'competitive' prices as Dunkirk draws heavyweights

Fierce competition is expected to produce competitive pricing as some of the biggest offshore wind developers sign up to bid for the 750MW Dunkirk offshore wind project.

Investment consortium buys 80% Veja Mate stake

A consortium of investment funds has agreed to buy 80% of the shares in the 402MW Veja Mate wind farm in the German North Sea.

Ørsted posts record operating profit

Ørsted recorded an all-time high operating profit of DKK 30 billion (€4 billion) in 2018 due to the sale of a 50% stake in the Hornsea One project and earnings from newly commissioned offshore wind farms.

Parkwind and ESB partner on Irish offshore

Developer Parkwind and Irish utility ESB will work together to develop two wind farms off the northern east coast of Ireland and will take stakes in each other's projects.

New Jersey rejects 25MW site, but approves offshore funding

EDF Renewable Energy's 25MW Nautilus pilot project has been rejected by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) on the grounds it failed to demonstrate the necessary benefits to the local area.

Sumitomo dives into French offshore market

Sumitomo Corporation has acquired a 29.5% interest in a joint venture (JV) developing two French offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of just under 1GW.