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Offshore In Depth

Vessels go supersize

Vessels go supersize

WORLDWIDE: The latest fossil-fuel player to move into renewables is the owner of one of the world's largest crane vessels, capable of lifting 14,000 tonnes. As offshore wind turbines grow bigger and move into deeper water, could Saipem's oil and gas background give it an advantage over established players?

Floating offshore takes to the skies

Floating offshore takes to the skies

NETHERLANDS: Airborne wind energy systems (AWES) are seeing growing wind industry interest, but it remains an emerging technology set against conventional wind power's track record, production volumes and readiness for market.

Floating wind eager for commercial projects

Floating wind eager for commercial projects

FRANCE: Encouraged by the success of Hywind Scotland, the floating offshore wind sector is aiming to make policymakers take note and move on to build utility-scale projects. But supply-chain challenges need addressing for serial production to become viable

Windpower Monthly Events

    

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.