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STX offers modular offshore substations

STX offers modular offshore substations

FRANCE: Maritime construction group STX France has launched a new modular design for offshore substations it said could cut energy costs by reducing delivery times, capital expenditure and operational costs.

Zero-support bids bank on high power-price expectation

Zero-support bids bank on high power-price expectation

GERMANY: Some were perplexed, others shocked when Danish developer Dong Energy and German utility EnBW succeeded in Germany's first offshore wind auction with bids for zero support for a total 1,380MW.

It's hammer time

It's hammer time

NETHERLANDS: Dutch company Fistuca is about to begin testing a radical new piledriver for offshore monopile foundations that aims to cut noise and installation costs.

'Still some milestones ahead'

'Still some milestones ahead'

UK: Bigger turbines and the creation of a local supply chain are raising expectations for the future of offshore wind in the UK. The next step could be looking at export potential.


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