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DENMARK: If you were unable to attend last week's EWEA Offshore 2015 conference, Windpower Monthly can show you around.
DENMARK: Windpower Monthly TV travelled to Copenhagen this week to the EWEA Offshore 2015 conference.
DENMARK: Aerodyn president Sonke Siegfriedsen has told Windpower TV its 6MW two-blade offshore turbine is now connected to the grid in China.
DENMARK: Offshore wind turbines are powerful machines able to regulate reactive power, removing the need for expensive onshore compensation equipment to perform that function, according to transformer manufacturer CG.
DENMARK/INDIA: The Indian government is accelerating efforts to introduce offshore wind to the country, according to Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) general secretary Steve Sawyer.
DENMARK: Significant blade erosion could cause up to a 5% power loss each year, according to Blade Dynamics sales and marketing manager Theo Botha.
DENMARK: EWEA will team up with UK wind trade association Renewable UK to jointly hold the next European offshore conference.
DENMARK: Health and safety in the offshore wind industry can be better than in the oil and gas industry, A2Sea has argued.
DENMARK: Overcommitment to bringing down costs in the offshore wind industry could potentially threaten the health and safety of those tasked with installing and operating wind farms, Lloyds Register business development manager Arve Sandve has warned.
DENMARK: Windpower Monthly and three leading wind technology figures discussed the challenge of pushing technological advancement in turbines even further.
DENMARK: Environmental assessments are failing to take into account the positive effects of offshore wind developments, according to Rufus Howard, director of energy and infrastructure consenting at Dutch engineering consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV.
DENMARK: Concrete hulls can bring down the costs of floating platforms by around 50%, according to researchers at the University of Maine.
DENMARK: Researcher at the Netherlands Energy Research Institute Ozlem Ceyhan Yilmaz spoke to Windpower TV's technical expert Eize de Vries about the main challenges of manufacturing blades of up to 100 metres for future 10MW turbines.
DENMARK: MHI Vestas expects to receive the final type certification for its V164 8MW turbine in the next few weeks, chief project manager Henrik Jorgensen said.
DENMARK: At the EWEA Offshore event in Copenhagen, Windpower Monthly discussed the recent pronouncement of a "united industry" commitment between MHI Vestas, Siemens and Dong Energy.
DENMARK: The wind industry has underestimated the potential costs of decommissioning offshore wind projects, DNV GL head of offshore renewables Elaine Greig has warned.
DENMARK: Bringing more of the assembly work for offshore wind projects onshore rather than at sea is key to bringing down the levelised cost of energy, according to MHI chief operating offer Flemming Ougaard.
DENMARK: The development of the correct skills and training for the offshore wind industry will be key to achieving a comparable levelised cost of energy, Ernst and Young has claimed.
DENMARK: Senvion has no intention to enter the US offshore market despite its recent takeover by an American firm, Senvion CEO Andreas Nauen told Windpower TV.
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