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    Convent College graduates begin their careers

    The first participants have successfully completed the course 'Construction and Service Technology Offshore' at Convent College. After completing the training course, graduates were immediately given... read more
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    Siemens ratifies new wind turbine factory

    Upon a signing ceremony Siemens has confirmed its plans for building a new production site in Cuxhaven. With this, the starting signal for the plant has been launched in which, in future, the nacelles... read more
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    MPI Workboats secures long-term contract

    MPI Workboats (MPIW) secured a 15-year service charter on the Westermeerwind nearshore wind farm. The vessel for the services will be MPI Dorothea. read more

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    Siemens to build wind power plant in Cuxhaven

    Siemens will rise up a manufacturing plant for nacelles for offshore wind turbines in Cuxhaven, Germany. On August 13 corresponding contracts should be signed. Production is expected to start in 2017. read more
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    Offshore wind industry sets record first half

    In the first six months of 2015, the European offshore wind industry installed more new capacity than in any other year. Beside several projects that reached completion, the deployment of larger... read more
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    Seajacks Scylla to install monopiles at Veja Mate

    Seajacks has been awarded the foundation installation contract for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The vessel Seajacks Scylla, currently under construction at Samsung Heavy Industry’s Geoje Yard,... read more
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    ABB hands over DolWin1 grid connection

    ABB has handed over the DolWin1 offshore grid connection to the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT. The 800 MW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) link connects offshore wind farms around... read more
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    French connection

    The offshore wind industry in France is gaining momentum. Encouraged by local content requirements in the first two tenders, new factories and jobs are being created. Whether the government will... read more
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    Visibility can cut costs

    BVG Associates has published a quantitative study of the effect of UK government policy on cost of energy from offshore wind during the 2020s. The main result: government policy can accelerate the... read more
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    Denmark opens test scheme

    The Danish Energy Agency calls for applications for a special test scheme of 50 MW for new offshore wind technology. The deadline for applications is 15 October 2015 and the first commitments are... read more

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