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UK: The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), a public-private partnership between BP, Caterpillar, EDF, E.on, Rolls Royce, Shell and the UK government, has brought in a wind turbine manufacturer to work on its plan to build a next generation offshore blade.
UK: Turbine manufacturers are being offered sites across the UK to test their latest offshore technology, with those choosing sites in Scotland also being offered increased levels of incentive payments.
GERMANY: Last week Mitusibishi took a big step towards completing its SeaAngel offshore turbine when blade manufacturer Euros despatched the first 81-metre blades for testing. Windpower Monthly technology writer Eize de Vries spoke to Euros about the blade and its evolution.
UK: Offshore wind farm developers need to consult inland local authorities under UK planning legislation or risk invalidating their application.
United Kingdom UK offshore electricity production hits 7.5TWh
United States PensionDanmark agrees $200 million Cape Wind deal
United Kingdom Windpower TV - Interview with Vestas' Uffe Vinther-Schou
United Kingdom Repower holds fire on offshore turbines beyond 6MW
United Kingdom RWE submits planning applications for Atlantic Array
United Kingdom Windpower TV - Interview with Siemens' Ray Thompson
United Kingdom Scotland increases incentives for offshore innovation
Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence
Last updated 23 May 2013
|Project Name||MW||Online year||Country||Developer||Turbines||Date reported|
|Gargano Sud (aka Margherita)||340||2018||Italy||WPD||108 x Siemens SWT-3.6-120 3.6MW||23 May 2013|
|Galloper||504||2016||UK||SSE;RWE Group||111 x Siemens SWT-3.6-120 3.6MW||22 May 2013|
|West of Duddon Sands||389||2014||UK||DONG Energy;ScottishPower||160 x Siemens SWT-3.6-107 3.6MW||21 May 2013|
|Anholt||400||2013||Denmark||DONG Energy||n/a||20 May 2013|
|Gwynt y Môr||576||2014||UK||RWE Innogy;Stadtwerke Munchen;Siemens||48 x Repower 6M 6.15MW||15 May 2013|
|Dalian||200||2016||China||China Guangdong Nuclear Power (CGNP)||n/a||15 May 2013|
|Thornton Bank 2&3||295||2013||Belgium||C-Power;Socofe;EDF Energies Nouvelles;RWE Group||n/a||14 May 2013|
|Navitus Bay (formerly known as West of Isle of Wight)||1100||2020||UK||Eneco;EDF Energy||30 x Siemens SWT-3.6-120 3.6MW||14 May 2013|
|Rhiannon||2200||2018||UK||Centrica;DONG Energy||147-440 turbines of 5-15MW each.||10 May 2013|
|Riffgat (aka Borkum Riffgat)||108||2013||Germany||EWE;ENOVA||n/a||07 May 2013|
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