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Dredging International to install modular grid cables

BELGIUM: Dredging International has won a contract to install submarine power cables for the four-project modular offshore grid (MOG) in the North Sea.

North Seas region urged to target 230GW offshore wind

EUROPE: Decarbonising the electricity supply will require deploying 230GW of offshore wind capacity in the North Seas by 2045, consultant Ecofys estimated.

Hornsdale 2 set for frequency control test

AUSTRALIA: A new programme between the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) and project developer Neoen will investigate whether the 100MW Hornsdale 2 wind project can provide grid stability services.

Envision Energy forms partnership with Microsoft

WORLDWIDE: Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Envision Energy has formed a partnership with technology giants Microsoft and Accenture in an internet of things (IoT) programme.

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National Grid sees subsidy-free offshore wind by 2040

UK: In its 2017 Future Energy Scenarios (FES) report, the UK's transmission operator, National Grid, predicts offshore wind could be subsidy free in the UK before 2040.

Trade bodies call for continued priority dispatch

EUROPE: A group of European renewable energy trade bodies have signed a joint statement calling for the continued use of priority dispatch, following a report by an MEP.

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