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Devising O&M strategies for floating offshore

Devising O&M strategies for floating offshore

Should repair and replacement of major components on floating turbines be carried out at the project location, or in the still waters of port after tugging the unit home?

WindTech: MHI Vestas goes global with 9.5MW typhoon-class V174

WindTech: MHI Vestas goes global with 9.5MW typhoon-class V174

MHI Vestas introduced its latest V174-9.5MW offshore turbine model with an enlarged 174-metre rotor in February. Senior product manager Anders Bach Andersen talked to Eize de Vries at the recent WindEurope event in Bilbao about how this model differs from to the "original" V164 series, including last year's V164-10.0MW upgrade.

Great lakes project delayed as it tackles freezing water

Great lakes project delayed as it tackles freezing water

Icebreaker, the $126 million 20.7MW project in Lake Erie, will not come online until 2022, two years later than the original commissioning date.

Latest Windfarms Updated On WPO Intelligence

Last updated 23 December 2015

Project NameCountryCapacityDeveloper/OwnerAnnouncementDate reported
Hornsea Project Two UK 1.8GW Dong Energy Planning inspection completed 16-Dec-15
European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre UK 100MW Vattenfall, Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) Supreme Court appeal rejected 16-Dec-15
Walney Extension West UK 330MW Dong Energy Confirmed turbine order 16-Dec-15
Nordsee One Germany 332MW Northland Power, RWE Innogy Foundation installation begins 16-Dec-15
East Anglia Three UK 1.2GW ScottishPower Renewables Planning application accepted 15-Dec-15
Hornsea Project One UK 1.2GW Dong Energy Onshore substation contractor appointed 15-Dec-15
Hywind Scotland UK 30MW Statoil Anchor supplier selected 25-Nov-15
Anholt Denmark 400MW Dong Energy Cable repair complete 24-Nov-15
Kriegers Flak Denmark 600MW - Preliminary tender conditions published 23-Nov-15
Dudgeon UK 400MW Statkraft, Statoil, Masdar Electrical infrastructure contractor selected 23-Nov-15
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Offshore Special Reports

Global Offshore - Special Report

Global Offshore - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has produced a special report covering the examining the future of the global offshore sector. It covers Europe's ambitious plans versus the financial realities, and progress in other markets such as China and the US.

Vessels and Access - Special Report

Vessels and Access - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines the challenges and issues surrounding access for deep-water and far-shore wind projects.

Offshore Technology - Special Report

Offshore Technology - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has created a special report examining technlogical inovation in the offshore sector, looking at areas including cabling, turbine foundations and vessels.

Europe 2020 - Special Report

Europe 2020 - Special Report

Windpower Monthly looks at the European wind market and how it is managing the downturn and EU target deadlines.