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UK 7GW leasing round to open next month

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

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.

Wpd reaches financial close for Taiwan site

Wpd has reached financial close for the 640MW Yunlin wind farm it is developing off the west coast of Taiwan.

Innogy beefs up Sofia ahead of auction battle

Ahead of what could be a fiercely competitive auction round in the UK, developer Innogy has boosted the capacity of its Sofia project in the North Sea.

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