Top News of the Week Aug 24-30, 2015

First Gemini Offshore Substation in Place (11 Photos)

The first offshore transformer station at the Gemini offshore wind farm was placed on top of the jacket foundation.

World’s Largest Floating Turbine Sails Out

“Fukushima Shimpuu”, the largest floating offshore wind turbine in the world, left Onahama port on July 28th and arrived at the testing area the next morning.

Large Wind Farms Yield Less Energy, New Study Says

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by an international group headed by scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry in Jena evaluated the effects of large wind farms on the atmospheric flow and its implications for how much renewable energy these can generate.

DONG Acquires Hornsea Two & Three OW Projects

Today, DONG Energy acquired the Hornsea Zone and the project rights to Hornsea Project Two and Three, which have the potential of 3 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity.

Dong Locates Seven UXO Offshore Britain

Dong Energy has found seven unexploded bombs at one of its offshore wind farm sites.