United Kingdom UK's Norstec Network to close following reshuffle
Netherlands Test site added to Borssele zone
United Kingdom Crown Estate releases UK wind speed data
United Kingdom Lloyd's Register wins Statoil work
Germany DNV GL certifies Meerwind
South Korea RES signs consultancy deal in South Korea
United Kingdom Siemens in lead for 714MW UK deal
United Kingdom ABB wins Rampion substation order
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.
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.
WORLDWIDE: Nexus, the Latin word for connection, is the name of a new cable-laying vessel from Dutch offshore contractor, Van Oord.
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.
Windpower Offshore Events
Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence
Last updated 1 May 2015
|Project Name||Country||MW||Developer||Announcement||Date 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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