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UK: Partners SSE and Fluor have requested permission to use 120 turbines at their Seagreen Alpha and Bravo sites in the Outer Firth of Forth, having originally planned to use 150.
SPAIN: The electricity sector is to undergo urgent reforms to enable a larger penetration of renewable energies which will, in turn, ensure a lower price for consumers and greater energy efficiency, Spain's ecological transition minister Teresa Ribera announced.
PORTUGAL: K2 Management has acquired Cruz Atcheson, a Lisbon-based engineering consultancy that specialises in floating offshore wind, wave and tidal power.
DENMARK/JAPAN: MHI Vestas has had trademarks approved for the words 'V174-9.0MW' and 'V174-9.1MW' in the European Union.
UK: Vestas is relocating its testing related activities on the Isle of Wight to make room for potential future expansion being considered by its offshore wind joint venture (JV) with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
FRANCE: The country's first offshore wind turbine has exported electricity to the grid for the first time.