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SSE takes full ownership of Seagreen

UK: SSE has bought out partner Fluor's stake in the planned 1.5GW Seagreen project being developed in the Outer Firth of Forth, Scotland.

Updated: Seagreen partners seek approval for fewer, bigger turbines

UK: Partners SSE and Fluor have requested permission to use 120 turbines at their Seagreen Alpha and Bravo sites in the Outer Firth of Forth, having originally planned to use 150.

New study maps fish spawning areas near projects

UK: A revised technique for mapping the spawning sites of Atlantic Herring in the UK could lead to more efficient and cheaper development of offshore wind farms, according to a new study.

Carbon Trust tests 'noise-reducing' hammer

NETHERLANDS: Members of the Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme and piling technology firm Fistuca have successfully tested an installation hammer designed to reduce underwater noise and reduce fatigue damage.

SSE's profits fall due to lower winds

UK: Utility SSE partly blamed low output from its renewable energy projects for its expected £80 million (€89.5 million) profit shortfall.

First turbine installed and first power at Beatrice

UK: The first Siemens Gamesa turbine has been installed at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland, and the project has delivered first power to the grid.

Shell joins offshore accelerator

EUROPE: Oil and gas giant Shell has joined the Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator programme as the Dutch firm takes greater interest in the industry.

UK test site to be decommissioned

UK: The National Offshore Wind Turbine Test Facility in Hunterston, Scotland, will be decommissioned after six years in operation.

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