Top News of the Week Aug 3 – 9, 2015

Barge Accident Scars Foundation Off Rhode Island

Following the commencement of Block Island offshore wind farm construction, the developer was struck by a hazard.

Leeghwater Offshore Wind Project Cancelled

Leeghwater, a Dutch pilot project proposing to install fifty to seventy offshore wind turbines off the coast of Zeeland, has been cancelled, Dutch media reports.

Germany: Siemens to Build EUR 200 Mln Offshore Wind Turbine Factory

Siemens will invest around €200 million to build its first production facility for offshore wind turbine components in Cuxhaven, Germany, the company reported today.

France Calls for Floating Wind Demonstration Project Proposals

French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has issued a call for proposals for floating offshore wind, wave and tidal projects.

Photo of the Day: First Batch of Gode Wind Turbines Ready to Go

A2SEA’s SEA CHALLENGER is about to load the last turbine of the first batch that will be installed at the Gode Wind offshore wind farm.