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SGRE's 10MW in line for zero-subsidy Vattenfall project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is in "final negotiations" to provide its recently unveiled 10MW turbine for the world's first zero-subsidy offshore wind farm.

Commission to scrutinise Butendiek over bird protection claims

NABU, a German environment association, said "massive environmental damage" is being done by the Butendiek project, located within the national Östliche Deutsche Bucht bird protection area and the Sylter Aussenriff Flora-Fauna Habitat protection area in the North Sea.

Wpd, Vattenfall and Caisse to enter joint Dunkirk bid

FRANCE: Offshore wind developers Wpd and Vattenfall, and renewables investor Caisse des Dépôts will enter a joint bid in the upcoming tender off the coast of Dunkirk, northern France.

Transmission capacity set to be left unused

GERMANY: The expansion plan for offshore wind energy over the coming years is not matching exactly with grid connection plans.

Germany adds 818MW offshore in 2016

GERMANY: With 156 new turbines totalling 818MW feeding into the network in 2016, Germany's offshore wind fleet grew to 947 turbines with, in all, 4,108MW at the end of the year.

Offshore Project Progress - 5 August

EUROPE: Recent project updates from the Wikinger, Borkum Riffgrund 2 and Sandbank projects in Germany; and the UK's EOWDC, Galloper, East Anglia One and Burbo Bank Extension sites.

Van Oord to take over Bilfinger Offshore

NETHERLANDS: Offshore wind contractor Van Oord has reached a deal to acquire the offshore wind installation activities of German engineering firm Bilfinger, including assets and employees.

Offshore Project Progress - 22 April

EUROPE: Recent updates from three projects in Germany and confirmation Siemens will supply the 309MW Rentel project in Belgium.

Offshore project progress - 8 April

WORLDWIDE: Recent project updates from offshore sites in the Netherlands, the UK, Germany, Belgium and the US.

Offshore project progress -- 19 February

EUROPE: Recent project updates from Vattenfall's Sandbank and Dong Energy's Gode Wind sites in the German North Sea, plus details of an O&M deal at Westermost Rough off the UK's east coast.

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