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CWind wins Rampion cable installation deal

3 hours 49 min ago
UK: Vessels supplier CWind has won a contract to install a fibre optic cable at E.on's 400MW Rampion project 13 kilometres off the coast of Sussex, southern UK.
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UK completes sale of Green Investment Bank

4 hours 39 min ago
UK: The sale of the government's Green Investment Bank (GIB) to a consortium led by Australian investment firm Macquarie for £2.3 billion (€2.75 billion) was finalised today (18 August).
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Proposed French offshore zone shelved

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:21
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.
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Dredging International to install modular grid cables

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:38
BELGIUM: Dredging International has won a contract to install submarine power cables for the four-project modular offshore grid (MOG) in the North Sea.
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VIDEO: Walney Extension monopiles installed

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:50
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.
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Dutch airports to source 100% electricity from renewables

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:54
NETHERLANDS: Four Dutch airports will be completely green from 1 January next year, airport operator Royal Schiphol Group announced.
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DWIA proposes move to CfD-based system

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:07
DENMARK: The Danish Wind Industry Association (DWIA) believes it can source double the capacity of wind power at a lower price per kWh as the government's DKK 1.3 billion proposal (€175 million).
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Duke Energy issues request for proposals

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 08:45
UNITED STATES: Developer Duke Energy has asked for proposals of up to 500MW to help it deliver power in the Carolinas by 2022.
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Vestas results take hit in Q2

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 08:08
DENMARK: Vestas reported a decrease in revenues, profits and earnings in its second quarter financial results, on the back of a "better than expected" period in 2016.
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RSPB continues Scottish fight

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:12
UK: A coalition of offshore wind companies has urged a bird protection charity to withdraw its application to appeal against the 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project.
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MHI Vestas dismantles fire-damaged V164

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:09
DENMARK: MHI Vestas has taken down the burnt-out V164 9.5MW prototype turbine as part of its investigation into this month's fire.
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Single developer wins 68% of second German tender

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:56
GERMANY: After the big success of citizens' projects in the first round of German onshore tenders in May 2017, Germany's second tender has again caused a surprise.
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Suzlon warns of 'transition' year

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:50
INDIA: Suzlon has achieved profitable growth in a "year of transition" amid uncertainty in India's wind market, its quarterly results show.
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Boskalis acquires surveyor Gardline

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 14:33
NETHERLANDS: Marine contractors Royal Boskalis Westminster has bought a survey group that recently won contracts for more than £6 million (€6.6 million) worth of pre-construction work at offshore wind projects.
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Innogy acquires first Irish site

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:31
IRELAND: Developer Innogy has secured its first wind farm in the Republic of Ireland with the acquisition of the 10.2MW, three-turbine Dromadda Beg project.
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Sensors installed on Blyth gravity-base foundations

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 09:52
UK: Sensors have been added to two of the gravity-base foundations being installed at the Blyth demonstration project off the north-east UK.
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North Carolina urged to embrace offshore wind

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 09:50
UNITED STATES: Fifty conservation groups, elected officials, and local businesses have written to the Governor of North Carolina, urging him to ramp up efforts to capture the state's "immense" offshore wind resources.
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TPI wins supply deal from Senvion

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 09:03
WORLDWIDE: US-based TPI Composites has signed a supply contract with Senvion to provide blades for the manufacturer's projects in Asia, Australia and South America.
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Winergy installs Australia's largest test bench

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 11:16
AUSTRALIA: Siemens-owned Winergy has installed the largest test bench for wind turbine gearboxes in Australia.
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Greencoat acquires 90MW portfolio

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 09:42
UK: Greencoat has bought the North Hoyle and Slieve Divena wind farms from JP Morgan Asset Management for around £105 million (€115.5 million).
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