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NETHERLANDS: With around 1GW of offshore wind power now operating or under construction off the Dutch coast, including the 600MW Gemini project due online in 2017, companies are gearing up to submit bids for the next round of offshore projects planned by the Dutch government.1 comment
UNITED STATES: It has been a long time coming, but the US's first offshore wind project is now under construction. Deepwater Wind CEO Jeff Grybowski talks about the development of the 30MW Block Island and the company's plans for further growth in the sector.
FRANCE: Fishermen vehemently oppose an offshore wind farm being developed off Le Treport, which will limit commercial fishing in the waters.
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Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence
Last updated 27 November 2015
|Project Name||Country||Capacity||Developer/Owner||Announcement||Date reported|
|Hywind Scotland||UK||30MW||Statoil||Anchor supplier selected||25-Nov-15|
|Anholt||Denmark||400MW||Dong Energy||Cable repair complete||24-Nov-15|
|Kriegers Flak||Denmark||600MW||-||Preliminary tender conditions published||23-Nov-15|
|Dudgeon||UK||400MW||Statkraft, Statoil, Masdar||Electrical infrastructure contractor selected||23-Nov-15|
|East Anglia One||UK||714MW||ScottishPower Renewables||Base port selected||19-Nov-15|
|Galloper||UK||336MW||RWE Innogy||Base port selected||19-Nov-15|
|East Anglia Three||UK||1.2GW||ScottishPower Renewables||Planning application submitted||18-Nov-15|
|Veja Mate||Germany||402MW||Highland Group Holdings||Foundation installation vessel charter||17-Nov-15|
|Galloper||UK||336MW||RWE Innogy||Turbine installation vessel charter||16-Nov-15|
|Bay State Wind||USA||1GW||Dong Energy||Project name change||11-Nov-15|
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