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United Kingdom Onshore additions… The 144 Fallago Rig wind farm in Scotland came online last year

United Kingdom - Long-awaited reform disappoints on prices

UK: The prospects for wind power in the UK, in the short term at least, look reasonably promising.

United Kingdom Partners Dong and Siemens co-own A2Sea, which supplies installation vessels (pic:Siemens)

Dong widens its net to hit 2020 offshore goal

EUROPE: While some utilities are pulling back from offshore investment, scared off by policy uncertainty and high costs, Danish power company Dong Energy is driving ahead.

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Analysis: Price-coupling fails to pass wind benefits to UK

EUROPE: Strong winds in Germany on 16 February 2014 led to plummeting wholesale electricity spot market prices on the German/French spot electricity exchange, giving just EUR 14.5-17.9/MWh for the German region and EUR 20.0-20.7/MWh for France.

UK government positivity boosts offshore

UK: The UK government has revealed plans to boost subsidies to offshore wind while cutting support for onshore wind and solar.

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United Kingdom - Gearing up for a busy year amid regulatory change

UNITED KINGDOM: This year will be a busy one for the UK wind industry, with onshore developers striving to ensure that projects are operational ahead of changes to the renewables' incentive scheme next year. Offshore, manufacturers will be pinning down locations for factories and distribution centres ahead of the massive demand expected from developers involved in the UK's next wave of offshore projects - Round 3.