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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.

Wpd, Vattenfall and Caisse to enter joint Dunkirk bid

FRANCE: Offshore wind developers Wpd and Vattenfall, and renewables investor Caisse des Dépôts will enter a joint bid in the upcoming tender off the coast of Dunkirk, northern France.

Siemens Gamesa to boost Taiwanese supply chain

TAIWAN: Siemens Gamesas has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Taiwanese technology group Yeong Guan Energy to develop Taichung harbour on the country's west-central coast.

Appeals launched over stranded offshore projects

GERMANY: Developers Wpd and PNE Wind are in the federal constitutional court claiming against two aspects of German offshore wind legislation.

Proposed French offshore zone shelved

FRANCE: New environment minister Nicolas Hulot has suspended consultations taking place over the proposed Bassure de Baas offshore zone, for up to 40 turbines, off Boulogne.

Trianel Borkum II gets go-ahead

GERMANY: The development consortium behind the 203MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) has made the decision to build the €800 million North Sea project.

Avangrid wins North Carolina auction

UNITED STATES: Iberdrola's US subsidiary has placed a winning bid of $9 million to obtain the development licence for the Kitty Hawk area off North Carolina.

North Carolina auction date set

UNITED STATES: The US Department of Interior (DOI) has announced the next federal offshore wind lease auction will take place on 16 March, with nine companies qualified to bid.