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Siemens Gamesa replaces GE at two French sites

GE has pulled out of two of three French offshore wind farms being developed by a joint venture of EDF and Enbridge with rival manufacturer Siemens Gamesa stepping in.

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.

Commission to scrutinise Butendiek over bird protection claims

NABU, a German environment association, said "massive environmental damage" is being done by the Butendiek project, located within the national Östliche Deutsche Bucht bird protection area and the Sylter Aussenriff Flora-Fauna Habitat protection area in the North Sea.

Boralex signals 'competitive' Dunkirk exit

Boralex will sell its stake in a consortium bidding for the 750MW project off Dunkirk, France, should it be successful in the forthcoming tender, because of the increased competition in the auction.

Hopes for 'competitive' prices as Dunkirk draws heavyweights

Fierce competition is expected to produce competitive pricing as some of the biggest offshore wind developers sign up to bid for the 750MW Dunkirk offshore wind project.

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 stops Taiwanese activities

Ørsted has halted project development in Taiwan after missing a deadline to sign power purchase agreements (PPAs) with more valuable tariffs for two wind farms.

BOEM 'blown away' by offshore lease bidding frenzy

Records were shattered as operators bid a combined total of $405 million to secure three lease areas for offshore wind development off Massachusetts. Equinor, Vineyard Wind and Mayflower Wind Energy were the last names standing.