Top News of the Week, 18 – 24 July, 2016

Rough Sea Ahead for German Offshore Wind, Industry Says

The new German Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) means troubled waters for the German offshore wind industry, according to a press release jointly issued by AGOW (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Offshore-Windenergie), Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, BWE (Bundesverband WindEnergie) and WAB.

Brave Tern Ready for First Transatlantic Voyage

Brave Tern has completed loading all of the 5 GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade 150-6MW nacelles in France and is about to embark on a journey to the construction site of the first American offshore wind farm.

Industry Initiates New Floating Wind Project

A new joint industry project (JIP) between fourteen global partners has been launched to develop a Recommended Practice for the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines.

Vattenfall Decides to Build EOWDC

Vattenfall has decided to invest more than SEK 3 billion (approx. EUR 317 million) in the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off the Scottish coast.

New York’s 90MW Offshore Wind Farm Moving Forward

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is expected to formally approve New York’s first ever offshore wind farm, Deepwater Wind’s 90MW Deepwater ONE – South Fork project, at its board meeting on 20 July.

Offshore WIND Staff

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