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UK drivetrain launched for 10MW wind turbines

A UK firm has launched a hybrid drivetrain system for on and offshore wind turbines up to 10MW.

Chinese firms join up to develop offshore wind power

A leading Chinese turbine manufacturer is working with a clean energy supplier in the BRIC country to make developments in offshore wind.

Indian wind subsidiary to deliver 6MW turbines for EU’s world leading open-sea project

The subsidiary of an Indian wind firm is working with a German company to deliver 6MW wind turbines for one of the world’s biggest “open-sea” wind projects.

EU offshore wind vessel to cut turbine installation times

EU firms have developed a jack up vessel designed to reduce installation times for offshore wind turbines. The vessel, called INNOVATION, aims to enable fast and efficient wind turbine transportation for upcoming offshore wind projects in Europe.

Portugal’s first floating wind turbine installed

Portugal’s first floating offshore wind turbine has been installed and certified. A US classification organisation has certified the pioneer 2MW WindFloat Aguçadoura project.

Construction begins on 288MW offshore wind farms in Germany

Construction has started on a 288MW offshore wind project in Germany. The two offshore wind farms will have a total of 80 turbines and generate enough electricity to power 360,000 homes.

French firm to take floating offshore wind to India

The Winflo system would boost offshore wind in India

A French energy firm is looking to take its floating wind technology to India.Firm DCNS is eyeing India to expand its offshore wind technology and has marked the country as a good location for its innovative “Winflo” system. 

World’s largest turbines to be built in UK’s Round 3 wind projects

UK wind projects will include the world's largest turbine

Hundreds of the world’s largest turbines will be used for offshore wind projects in the UK. The 6 MW German made turbines will be built at large-scale wind farms, including the country’s Round 3 projects. 

EU mathematicians to develop logistics computer tech to cut offshore wind costs

EU mathematicians are looking to develop computer technology to improve logistics and cut costs in building offshore wind farms.

German firm to certify 6 MW Chinese turbine for offshore wind

International certification will help offshore technology to expand

A German inspection firm is to certify a Chinese-designed offshore wind turbine. TUV Nord will perform type certification on Sinovel’s 6 MW wind power system that will help the company expand into international offshore wind markets. 

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