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Element Power to revive North Irish Sea Array

IRELAND: Element Power has entered the offshore wind market by acquiring the up-to 750MW North Irish Sea Array (NISA) from previous developer Gaelectric.

ESB enters offshore wind with Galloper buy-in

UK: Irish utility ESB has made its entry into the offshore wind sector by acquiring a 12.5% stake in the 353MW Galloper wind project.

Marubeni divests Westermost Rough stake

UK: The Green Investment Group (GIG) has acquired a 25% stake in the 210MW Westermost Rough project off the Yorkshire coast in north-east England.

Explosives surveys planned for US and Taiwan

UNITED STATES: Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has contracted an unexploded ordnance management (UXO) expert to carry out surveys for offshore wind farms in two budding markets.

Ørsted commits $13bn to Taiwanese projects

TAIWAN: Offshore wind developer Ørsted (formerly Dong Energy) is prepared to invest $13 billion in four Taiwanese projects, totalling 2.4GW.

Statkraft divestment enables future expansion

NORWAY: Divestment of offshore wind farms enables state energy company Statkraft to pursue future investment in new renewable energy markets.

Siemens Gamesa wins Hornsea Project Two deal

UK: Siemens Gamesa will supply turbines for Ørsted's 1,386MW Hornsea Project Two, 89km off the east coast of England.

Race to beat auctions sees European capacity grow 20%

EUROPE: Wind installations in Europe grew 20% in 2017, with 15.68GW installed across the region, but trade bodies are warning of an approaching cliff edge.

Siemens Gamesa to boost Taiwanese supply chain

TAIWAN: Siemens Gamesas has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Taiwanese technology group Yeong Guan Energy to develop Taichung harbour on the country's west-central coast.

Race Bank completes commissioning protocol

UK: Ørsted's 573MW Race Bank project has been commissioned off England's coast in the North Sea.


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