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CIP to join Star of the South venture
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners is to partner with Offshore Energy in a bid to bring Australia’s first offshore wind farm to fruition.
Neart na Gaoithe seeks equity partner
Mainstream Renewable Power has started the selection process for an equity partner for the £2 billion Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.
USA’s first offshore wind farm is dead in the water
Cape Wind, the offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts, is now officially dead.
Rotterdam joins North Sea Hub
The Port of Rotterdam has joined the North Sea Wind Power Hub Consortium, which aims to create an artifical island to site large wind array and other renewables.
Indian government announces new 2 GW wind tender
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has unveiled plans for a 2 GW wind energy tender.
MOU signed for Jeonnam Wando
Korea South East Power Corp is planning the development of a 600 MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Wando Island, South Korea.
Senvion plans to develop 10 MW+ WTG
Senvion, in collaboration with partners in the offshore wind energy sector, has submitted an application for a Horizon 2020 proposal to the European Commission.
Launch of higher productivity onshore and offshore WTGs
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), building on the merger that took place earlier this year, is now launching a new 4MW class geared turbine SG 4.2-145.
Dudgeon 402MW windfarm handed over
Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft, developers of the Dudgeon offshore wind farm, say they have succesfully delivered the £1.5 billion project under budget.
Galway wind farm starts up
Ireland’s largest wind farm has officially started commercial operations.
Ørsted divests Walney Extension
Ørsted – formerly Dong Energy – has sold a 50 per cent stake in the Walney Extension offshore wind farm to two Danish pension funds.
Mainstream clear on NNG
Mainstream Renewable Power has been given the all-clear to start construction of the Neart na Gaoithe (NNG) offshore wind farm.
GE and Green Investment Group partner on Markbygden
GE and the Green Investment Group have sealed a deal to buy and develop the largest single-site onshore wind farm in Europe.
US wind industry booming – AWEA report
The USA’s wind industry reports that 29 634 MW of generation capacity was under construction or in advanced development at the end of the third quarter of 2017.
ADB to support Sri Lankan wind farm
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting the construction of a 100 MW wind farm in Sri Lanka with a $200 million loan.
Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund starts first project
The Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund, first announced in April this year, has started implementation of its first 50 MW project in Russia.
Siemens Gamesa to supply 780 MW of WTGs in USA
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced that the company will be supplying 310 wind turbines of different types for five projects in the USA
Statoil names new project "Empire Wind"
Empire Wind is the project name selected by Statoil for the company's offshore wind site located off the southern coast of Long Island, New York, USA.
Hywind floating wind farm starts production
A 30 MW floating wind farm of the coast of Scotland has started producing electricity.
Cibuk 1 attracts IFC finance
The EBRD and IFC have agreed on a €215 million lending package to boost renewable energy production in Serbia.