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Danish industry calls for 3GW vision

DENMARK: Following reports of a new 800MW project to be offered off the Danish coast, the country's wind industry association has called on the government to set a 3GW pipeline.

Seabirds avoid offshore turbines more than expected

UK: Seabirds are less likely to collide with offshore wind turbines than previously thought, according to a new study.

Suction bucket strength increases during storms

GERMANY: The tensile capacity of suction bucket foundations increases temporarily during extreme weather conditions, according to new research.

Dynamic cable study for floating sites launched

WORLDWIDE: A joint industry project (JIP) led by the Carbon Trust has launched two studies to investigate dynamic export cables and monitoring requirements for floating wind projects.

First EOWDC turbine installed

UK: The first 8.8MW turbine has been installed at Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off the east coast of Scotland.

Dutch roadmap details 11.5GW offshore by 2030

NETHERLANDS: The Dutch government is targeting an additional 7GW of offshore wind capacity between 2023 and 2030.

First EOWDC suction-bucket installed

UK: Vattenfall has installed the first suction-bucket jacket foundation at its 11-turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off the east cost of Scotland.

Vattenfall awarded Dutch zero-subsidy site

NETHERLANDS: Developer Vattenfall has been granted the licence to build the 700MW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project in the latest Dutch offshore tender round, without subsidy.