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Applications filed for Ademe-backed French floating project

FRANCE: Two companies, developing a floating wind project backed by the Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) have filed permit applications to build, operate and connect their pilot site to the grid.

Siemens Gamesa opens Taiwanese office

TAIWAN: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has opened a new office in Taipei and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Taiwan International Ports to help launch the country's offshore sector.

Up to 80GW of interconnectivity needed by 2045

EUROPE: A total offshore wind capacity of at least 230GW is needed in northern Europe by 2045 to meet the requirements of the Paris Agreement, according to newly published research.

Group wins grant to develop drone inspection system

UK: A consortium of robotics companies, aircraft manufacturers and researchers has been awarded a grant to develop a surface inspection system for offshore wind turbines using drone technology.

Tension-leg platform passes wind and wave tests

FRANCE: A 1:50 scale model of a floating tension-leg platform has passed wind and wave trials in a test tank in France.

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.

'World's longest DC cable' to connect Denmark and UK

EUROPE: The Danish minister for energy, utilities and climate has approved funding for a power cable, more than 750km long, linking Denmark and the UK.

Turbines installed at 350MW Wikinger site

GERMANY: Installation of the 70 turbines at Iberdrola's 350MW Wikinger project in the Baltic Sea has been completed.

Dong forms Canadian offshore partnership

CANADA: Dong Energy has signed a letter of intent with the NaiKun Wind Energy Group to develop the Haida Energy Field offshore wind project off British Columbia.


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