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Dong completes monopile testing programme

Dong completes monopile testing programme

UK: Dong Energy, in partnership with Oxford University and the Carbon Trust's offshore wind accelerator programme, has completed testing of monopile designs with a view to reduce costs.

Vestas secures 33MW Swedish order

Vestas secures 33MW Swedish order

SWEDEN: Vestas has been awarded a 33MW contract from financial firm Allianz Capital Partners to supply a project in Sandviken, east Sweden.

Anholt cable replacement delayed

Anholt cable replacement delayed

DENMARK: The replacement of two parts of the Anholt export cable has been delayed following an error in production, operator Energinet.dk said.

Analysis: New life for forgotten patents

Analysis: New life for forgotten patents

WORLDWIDE: For every newly designed Siemens 3.6MW or Vestas V112 3MW there are several turbines and components that stay on the drawing board.

Onshore wind could be 'subsidy-free' by 2020, says think tank

Onshore wind could be 'subsidy-free' by 2020, says think tank

UK: A right-wing policy think tank has called on the UK government to reconsider plans to end support for onshore wind, adding it could add up to £90 million (€123 million) to consumers' bills each year.

Analysis: France looks at night rescues to lift fishing restrictions

Analysis: France looks at night rescues to lift fishing restrictions

FRANCE: Fishermen vehemently oppose an offshore wind farm being developed off Le Treport, which will limit commercial fishing in the waters.

Nordex 6MW offshore design available for sale

Nordex 6MW offshore design available for sale

GERMANY: Nordex will consider offers for the designs of its shelved 6MW turbine designs, which were stopped when the company pulled out of offshore in 2012.

Offshore Project Progress - 28 August

Offshore Project Progress - 28 August

EUROPE: Recent updates from sites around the UK, France's planned 498MW Fecamp development, and the 14 year old Yttre Stengrund project in Sweden.

Gallery: Installing and removing Universal Foundation's mono-buckets

Gallery: Installing and removing Universal Foundation's mono-buckets

DENMARK: Universal Foundation's (UF) mono-bucket foundation is set to be installed at the 18MW Icebreaker project in the US, but the design itself has been used in the offshore industry for some years.

New Brazil chief at Vestas

New Brazil chief at Vestas

BRAZIL: Vestas has appointed Rogerio Zampronha as its new general manager in Brazil, replacing interim manager Miguel Picardo Troyano.

Wpd chooses Vestas for 73MW in Finland

Wpd chooses Vestas for 73MW in Finland

FINLAND: Vestas has won a 72.6MW order from German developer Wpd to supply turbines to a project in west Finland.

Geotechnical surveys begin at Lake Erie

Geotechnical surveys begin at Lake Erie

UNITED STATES: Soil analysis testing has started at the 18MW Icebreaker offshore project in Lake Erie, Ohio.

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Last updated 14 August  2015

ProjectCountryMWDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
Meikle Canada 180MW Pattern Development GE 3.2-103, 2.75-120 2016 30/07/2015
Ovendon Moor Repowering UK 18MW E.on, Energy Power Resources G80-2MW 2016 27/07/2015
Aikengall II UK 60.8MW Community Windpower Siemens SWT-3.2-113 2016 27/07/2015
Galway Wind Park Phase 1 Ireland 64MW SSE Siemens SWT-3.0-113 2017 27/07/2015
Raheenleagh Ireland 35MW Coillte Siemens SWT-3.2-108 2016 27/07/2015
Ratlam India 50MW Orange Gamesa G97-2MW 2016 23/07/2015
Aga India 100MW Orange Gamesa G97-2MW 2016 23/07/2015
Ananthapur India 100MW Orange Gamesa G97-2MW 2016 23/07/2015
Gangwon South Korea 26MW - Vestas V100-2MW 2016 17/07/2015
Amazong Wind Farm US East USA 208MW Iberdrola Renewables Gamesa G114-2MW 2016 16/07/2015
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