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    RWE Innogy testing second metocean buoy

    After a first metocean buoy test in the Netherlands had delivered promising results, RWE Innogy now commenced the trial of an additional buoy as part of the world’s largest floating LiDAR validation... read more
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    Boom Lock allows offshore installation at higher wind speeds

    High Wind NV has announced the start of the commercialisation of its Boom Lock. The innovative crane boom allows the installation of all wind turbine components in wind speeds of up to 15 m/s. read more
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    A bouquet from Siemens

    At the EWEA Offshore in Copenhagen, Siemens brought along a whole bouquet of news to present: decentralized high-voltage alternating currents (HVAC) are, in future, to replace large conventional... read more

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    FLiDAR completes wind measurements at Neart Na Gaoithe

    FLiDAR has completed the onsite wind measurements at the Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm being developed by Mainstream Renewable Power. read more
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    LORC and FORCE establish climatic chamber

    In cooperation with industrial partner FORCE Technology, LORC will establish a climatic chamber for exposure of structures and components to varying climatic conditions, primarily low and high... read more
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    Offshore Renewables Award 2015 to DBB Jack-Up

    DBB Jack-Up’s newbuild, J/U WIND SERVER was awarded the Offshore Renewables Award 2015 at the Annual Offshore Support Journal’s conference in London. read more
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    Foundation for French offshore wind market

    A major step was recently taken in the French offshore wind market with the installation of the Fécamp met mast in the English Channel. This marks not only a further step towards opening up the French... read more
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    Protection for the leading edge

    Large rotors lead to large yields, but also to lots of annoyance – at least as far as the coating is concerned. After only a few years, the protective layer that is supposed to prevent erosion is... read more

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