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Attacks on offshore continue

FRANCE: France’s fledgling offshore industry is facing yet more delays as opponents continue to challenge projects. So far, six projects are in the permitting process and a further three are planned in French waters. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power Home page RSS Feed

Trump seeks new deal over Paris

UNITED STATES: The president has announced the US plans to trigger the withdrawal process of the UN COP21 Paris climate change agreement, and renegotiate its contribution to the deal. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power Home page RSS Feed

Government industry relaunch plan focuses on export

SPAIN: The federal government presented a 15-point cross-ministry programme – the Wind Industry Relaunch Plan (PRIE) – to boost the country’s wind industry export value by 35%, to €3 billion annually. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power Home page RSS Feed

GIB offshore fund reaches €1.1 billion

UK: The Green Investment Bank (GIB) in the UK has raised a further £355 million (€479 million) for its Offshore Wind Fund, bringing the total to £818 million (€1.1 billion). Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power Home page RSS Feed

Senvion awarded 109MW for Scottish wind farm

UK: The German turbine manufacturer has been selected by Blue Energy for 32 turbines of 3.4MW with a 20-year maintenance contract, making it Senvion’s biggest UK contract. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power Home page RSS Feed

‘Life is tough’ for wind in the UK

UK: For the past 12 months the UK’s wind energy industry has been working “if not in total blackout then certainly a prolonged policy brownout”, according to RenewableUK’s annual report. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power Home page RSS Feed

Apex places 151MW Siemens order

UNITED STATES: Apex Clean Energy has awarded Siemens the contract to supply turbines to a 151MW project in Oklahoma, southern US. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power Home page RSS Feed

US sets New Jersey auction date

UNITED STATES: The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will auction an area off the New Jersey coast, northeast US, for the development of offshore wind on 9 November. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power Home page RSS Feed

TKI maps European subsidy schemes

NETHERLANDS: Government-funded organisation TKI Wind op Zee has issued a report detailing six European countries’ subsidy and tax schemes, showing how attractive they are to offshore wind investors. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power Home page RSS Feed

Siemens preferred for Formosa 2 in Taiwan

TAIWAN: Siemens has been named as the preferred supplier for the 120MW Formosa phase two offshore project in Taiwan, following up on its deal to supply the 8MW first phase. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power Home page RSS Feed

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