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Component 'damaged during installation' blamed for V164 fire

DENMARK: A component 'damaged during installation' caused a fire in MHI Vestas' V164 prototype at a test site in Østerild, the manufacturer has said.

Ørsted sells half of 659MW Walney Extension

UK: Ørsted (formerly Dong Energy) has upgraded its financial results for the year after divesting half of its 659MW Walney Extension site to a consortium of Danish pension funds.

First power at Walney Extension offshore project

UK: Electricity is being transported from the Walney Extension wind farm to the grid supplier National Grid for the first time.

EEW extends Hornsea Project One contract

UK: Steel pipe construction firm EEW has been awarded the full contract to supply 174 monopile foundations, after initially winning part of the contract in November 2016.

VIDEO: Walney Extension monopiles installed

UK: Offshore wind contractor Van Oord has completed the installation of 87 monopiles at Dong Energy's 659MW Walney Extension project in the Irish Sea.

Increased output and divestments boost Dong earnings

DENMARK: Dong Energy has reported an operating profit of DKK 4.4 billion (€591 million) in the second quarter of the year, an increase of 70%, and indicated a shift in divestment strategy.

MHI Vestas charters specialist transport vessel

DENMARK: Manufacturer MHI Vestas has chartered a large vessel from United Wind Logistics (UWL) and has commenced shipping components for the Walney Extension West project in the UK.

Offshore wind costs fall 32% since 2011

UK: A new report by the UK's Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB) analysing costs of offshore wind shows they have fallen below the £100/MWh (€116/MWh) target four years early.

Dong orders Hornsea TPs

UK: Bladt Industries has won an order to supply 96 transition pieces (TPs) to Dong Energy's 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind site in the North Sea.

Dong invests in UK tower facility

UK: An offshore wind tower factoryn extension will be built in Scotland by CS Wind UK, following a "multi-million pound" investment from Dong Energy.


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