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Windpower Daily 11th February 2016

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Dong acquires second US offshore zone
UNITED STATES: Danish offshore wind developer Dong Energy has acquired the 1GW development zone off the coast of New Jersey, north-east US, from RES Americas.
  Dong acquires second US offshore zone
 
Siemens 7MW to power Danish pilot
DENMARK: Four Siemens 7MW turbines will be used at a demonstration project in Denmark, following a call for proposals by the Danish Energy Agency (DEA).
  Siemens 7MW to power Danish pilot
 
Suzlon investigating turbine fall in Brazil
BRAZIL: Suzlon has confirmed local reports of the collapse of a wind turbine in Brazil, but insists the remaining machines at the 25.2MW wind projects are safe to operate.
  Suzlon investigating turbine fall in Brazil
 
Dong announces Vindeby decommissioning
DENMARK: One of the first offshore wind projects ever constructed will be dismantled after 25 years of operation.
  Dong announces Vindeby decommissioning
 

Top stories from the past five days

Vestas profits up 75% in 2015
 
 
Analysis: Industry optimistic regardless of CPP future
 
 
Europe wind installations grow despite onshore fall
 
 
Centrica nears wind exit with asset sale
 
 
Hexicon and Atkins form floating partnership
 
 
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In-depth

A day on... Huangang wind farm
CHINA: One of the oldest large-scale wind farms in China, the team at Huangang wind farm in eastern China has technology from parent company and leading developer Longyuan Power to help monitor the 105 turbines, and new ways to help increase production.
  A day on... Huangang wind farm
 
Drones: gimmick or game-changer?
WORLDWIDE: Predicted to become a $1 billion industry in wind inspections, drones provide clear benefits in blade monitoring, but it is early days for their widespread adoption.
  Drones: gimmick or game-changer?
 
Concern over renewed revision of offshore support
BELGIUM: The Belgian government is revising its offshore support mechanism in the face of consumer concerns over increasing electricity bills. The industry is cautiously accepting of the changes, but waiting for further details.
  Concern over renewed revision of offshore support
 
Opening out storage for the whole network
WORLDWIDE: As predictions for storage aimed at renewable-energy integration grow to over 60 times the current market, investigations reveal that an efficient solution may be to make it available to all energies.
  Opening out storage for the whole network
 
Global costs analysis -- the year offshore wind costs fell
WORLDWIDE: Windpower Monthly's annual review of wind energy costs show offshore wind installation costs falling for the first time, bringing down generation costs
  Global costs analysis -- the year offshore wind costs fell
 
Analysis: Poorly organised auction adds to Spanish sector's woes
SPAIN: Spain's first-ever wind-power auction, held on 14 January, allocated more than 95% of the 500MW power contracts on offer to just three companies that will not receive any subsidies.
  Analysis: Poorly organised auction adds to Spanish sector's woes
 
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Latest News From Windpower Offshore
Siemens 7MW to power Danish pilot
 
Dong announces Vindeby decommissioning
 
Dong acquires second US offshore zone
 
Hexicon and Atkins form floating partnership
 
Offshore Project Progress - 5 February
 

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