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Wind Economics: Making sense of European offshore tariffs

Wind Economics: Making sense of European offshore tariffs

EUROPE: For technologies such as offshore wind, which cannot yet compete in wholesale electricity markets, setting a suitable tariff is not easy. The problem is compounded as costs change with time.

Wind Economics: Installed costs to fall from last year's peak

Wind Economics: Installed costs to fall from last year's peak

EUROPE: After a period of some uncertainty, offshore wind costs are now moving downwards. The EU/FOWIND's Offshore Wind Policy and Market Assessment suggests that installed costs of offshore wind peaked at just under €4,000/kW in 2014 and are now falling.

WindTech: Speed equaliser improves tensioning

WindTech: Speed equaliser improves tensioning

WORLDWIDE: Nexus, the Latin word for connection, is the name of a new cable-laying vessel from Dutch offshore contractor, Van Oord.

Charting the course for offshore access systems

Charting the course for offshore access systems

WORLDWIDE: Large and far-from-shore wind projects in rough environments create challenges for operations and maintenance, starting with access, which is why one area of the Carbon Trust's research is focusing on crew transfer vessels.


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Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence

Last updated 1 May 2015

Project NameCountryMWDeveloperAnnouncementDate reported
EnBW Baltic 2 Germany 288MW EnBW First power delivered 29-Apr-15
Amrumbank West Germany 288MW E.on First power delivered 29-Apr-15
Amrumbank West Germany 288MW E.on Foundation installation completed 29-Apr-15
Lincs UK 270MW Centrica Aerial survey contract 28-Apr-15
Triton Knoll UK 900MW RWE Innogy&Statkraft Onshore electrical system planning submitted 27-Apr-15
Dudgeon UK 402MW Statkraft&Statoil Crane supplier contract 27-Apr-15
Kriegers Flak Denmark 600MW Energinet.dk Cable route chart published 24-Apr-15
Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement Project (VOWTAP) USA 12MW Dominion Virginia Power Project delayed 24-Apr-15
Burbo Bank Extension UK 256MW Dong Energy Turbine installation contract 24-Apr-15
WindFloat 2 Portugal 25MW Principle Power EC approves backing 23-Apr-15
Borkum West 2 Germany 200MW Trianel Half of turbines grid connected 23-Apr-15
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Latest special reports

European Offshore 2015 - Special Report

European Offshore 2015 - Special Report

EUROPE: Windpower Offshore looks at the major players in Europe that are leading the way in the offshore market.

Subsea O&M - Special Report 2014

Subsea O&M - Special Report 2014

WORLDWIDE: Windpower Offshore looks at maintenance work below the water required to keep offshore wind farms running efficiently, with a focus on skills and equipment.

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Offshore Wind Events

Australian Clean Energy Summit

  • Wed 15 Jul 2015 - Thu 16 Jul 2015
  • Hilton Sydney, 488 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Brazil Windpower 2015

  • Tue 1 Sep 2015 - Thu 3 Sep 2015
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Husum Wind 2015

  • Tue 15 Sep 2015 - Fri 18 Sep 2015
  • Husum, Germany

3rd Annual Blade Inspection Damage And Repair Forum

  • Mon 28 Sep 2015 - Wed 30 Sep 2015
  • Copenhagen, Denmark