Highlights of the Month – June 2019

OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of June.

BREAKING: France Reveals Dunkirk Tender Winner

France has selected the consortium of EDF Renouvelables, innogy and Enbridge to construct and develop the Dunkirk offshore wind project.

Dunkirk Strike Price Is EUR 44/MWh

The Dunkirk offshore wind farm will deliver electricity to the French national grid at a strike price of EUR 44/MWh, Commission de régulation de l’énergie (CRE) has revealed.

Scotland Grants Marine Consent to 850MW Offshore Wind Farm

The Scottish Ministers have given marine consent for the construction and operation of the 850MW Moray West offshore wind project.

Japanese Floating Wind Turbine Put Into Operation

Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has held an opening ceremony in Kitakyushu City to commemorate the start of demonstration operations for the Hibiki barge-type floating offshore wind power generation system.

First Giant Haliade-X 12MW Blade Rolls Out

LM Wind Power has rolled out the first blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine at its factory in Cherbourg, France.

French Offshore Wind Farm Clears Final Legal Hurdle

The Conseil d’Etat, France’s supreme administrative court, has dismissed the appeal against the operating permit for the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project.

Equinor Keen On Building 200MW Floating Wind Farm Off Gran Canaria

Norwegian energy company Equinor has expressed interest to build a 200MW floating wind farm offshore Spain’s Gran Canaria island, according to reports from local media.

Jan De Nul Continues Taiwan Offshore Wind Streak

Jan De Nul has secured the engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract (EPCI) for foundations and subsea cables at the Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan.

Oil & Gas Specialist Wins First Offshore Wind Contract

Sapura Energy has secured a contract by Yunneng Wind Power Co. Ltd. for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan, which represents its first ever in the offshore wind sector.

Ørsted Orders Changhua Jackets in South Korea

Ørsted has signed contracts with South Korea’s Samkang M&T and Hyundai Steel Industries for the supply of jacket foundations for the 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan.