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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.
EUROPE: A health and safety incident report by the G9 offshore group shows the number of reported incidents last year increased 55% compared to 2013.
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Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence
Last updated 31 July 2015
|Project Name||Country||MW||Developer||Announcement||Date reported|
|Butendiek||Germany||288MW||wpd||Corrosion protection services||29-Jul-15|
|Veja Mate||Germany||402MW||Highland Group Holdings||Jack-up vessel chartered||28-Jul-15|
|Block Island||USA||30MW||Deepwater Wind||First foundation installed||27-Jul-15|
|Trianel Windpark Borkum phase 1||Germany||200MW||Trianel||Electricity marketer tender||27-Jul-15|
|Race Bank||UK||580MW||Dong Energy||UXO survey contract||27-Jul-15|
|Nordergrunde||Germany||111MW||wpd||Inter-array installation contract||24-Jul-15|
|Burbo Bank Extension||UK||256MW||Dong Energy||Onshore substation transformers delivery||22-Jul-15|
|Trianel Windpark Borkum phase 1||Germany||200MW||Trianel||Defective cable replaced||22-Jul-15|
|Block Island||USA||30MW||Deepwater Wind||Foundations arrive on site||21-Jul-15|
|Nobelwind||Belgium||165MW||Nobelwind NV||Inter-array installation contract||20-Jul-15|
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