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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.

SSE announces €6.84bn investment

UK: SSE expects to invest around £6 billion (€6.84 billion) in the five years to March 2023, with the majority of this being in networks and renewables.

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.

Seagreen partners seek approval for bigger turbines

UK: Partners SSE and Fluor have submitted a request to remove a capacity limit on the 150 turbines to be installed at their Seagreen Alpha and Bravo projects in the outer Firth of Forth off the south-east coast of Scotland.

Innogy forms JV with Irish developer for 600MW Dublin Array

IRELAND: Innogy has acquired a 50% stake in the proposed up-to 600MW Dublin Array offshore wind project in the Irish Sea.