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FRANCE: Fishermen vehemently oppose an offshore wind farm being developed off Le Treport, which will limit commercial fishing in the waters.
FRANCE: Although France is yet to install its first offshore turbine, the government has identified four zones for floating wind energy pilot projects and is hoping these will help turn the country into a leader of this nascent technology.
EUROPE: The battle between Siemens and MHI-Vestas (MV) for supremacy in the offshore market is intensifying as both firms took preferred supplier status with major orders.
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Last updated 2 October 2015
|Project Name||Country||Capacity||Developer||Announcement||Date reported|
|Trianel Windpark Borkum phase two||Germany||200MW||Trianel / EWE||Development joint venture announced||02-Oct-15|
|Nobelwind||Belgium||165MW||Nobelwind NV||Foundations contractor selected||01-Oct-15|
|Burbo Bank Extension||UK||256MW||Dong Energy||Offshore construction start date set||29-Sep-15|
|Morro Bay||USA||1GW||Trident Winds||Project announcement||28-Sep-15|
|Wikinger||Germany||350MW||Iberdrola||Turbine installation contract||25-Sep-15|
|Nobelwind||Belgium||165MW||Nobelwind NV||EPCI contractor appointed||25-Sep-15|
|Dogger Bank||UK||4.8GW||Forewind||Met mast maintenance||24-Sep-15|
|Humber Gateway||UK||219MW||E.on||OFTO preferred bidder selected||24-Sep-15|
|Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement Project (VOWTAP)||USA||12MW||Dominion Virginia Power||Construction tender announced||23-Sep-15|
|Formosa 1||Taiwan||120MW||Formosa Wind Power||Preferred turbine supplier selected||22-Sep-15|
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