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Japanese investors buy into Wpd's Taiwanese project

A Japanese consortium led by general trading company Sojitz Corporation will acquire a 27% stake in Wpd's 640MW Yunlin wind farm off the coast of Taiwan.

World Bank offers offshore wind helping hand in to new markets

The World Bank Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have launched a programme to speed up adoption of offshore wind generation in emerging markets, such as Vietnam, Brazil, Indonesia and South Africa.

Ørsted signs UK corporate power deal

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and water utility Northumbrian Water have signed a corporate power purchase agreement at the Danish firm's 573MW Race Bank project in the North Sea.

Investment consortium buys 80% Veja Mate stake

A consortium of investment funds has agreed to buy 80% of the shares in the 402MW Veja Mate wind farm in the German North Sea.

Ørsted posts record operating profit

Ørsted recorded an all-time high operating profit of DKK 30 billion (€4 billion) in 2018 due to the sale of a 50% stake in the Hornsea One project and earnings from newly commissioned offshore wind farms.

Parkwind and ESB partner on Irish offshore

Developer Parkwind and Irish utility ESB will work together to develop two wind farms off the northern east coast of Ireland and will take stakes in each other's projects.

Sumitomo dives into French offshore market

Sumitomo Corporation has acquired a 29.5% interest in a joint venture (JV) developing two French offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of just under 1GW.

How MHI Vestas closed the gap on SGRE

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is not going to lose its grip as offshore market leader any time soon, but MHI Vestas is beginning to loosen the chokehold.

Offshore zone enlarged after criticism

BELGIUM: The area available for new offshore wind power projects in Belgium's proposed Marine Spatial Plan will be increased by 25%, North Sea minister Philippe de Backer has announced.

Updated: Moray East reaches financial close

The 950MW Moray East project off the coast of Scotland has reached financial close, its developers have announced.