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India to approve its first offshore wind farm

The Indian government could soon approve the country’s first offshore wind farm

India could soon see development start on its first offshore wind farm. The Indian government may soon allow project developers to set up the first offshore wind project in the country, according to reports.

Chinese offshore target is a "game changer"

Chinese expansion in its offshore wind sector could be a potential game changer for the market, compared with the 866MW operating in Europe and 6GW under construction, according to a leading offshore marine services group.

EU firms looking to boost offshore India wind

EU firms are looking to boost offshore wind power in India

EU firms are looking to boost wind power in India. Energy firm Areva, Siemens and GE are queuing up to explore offshore wind opportunities in the country, according to reports.

Adaptable China turbine receives safety certification

The wind turbine is suitable for both onshore and offshore conditions

A China wind turbine suitable for both onshore and offshore conditions has received its safety certification. GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has issued a Statement of Compliance for the A-Design Assessment of the Sinovel SL 3000/90 50 Hz offshore wind turbine.

Danish wind giant set to test 6 MW turbine in UK shores

The 6 MW turbine will be tested for the first time offshore

A Danish 6 MW mega wind turbine is all set for testing in the UK. Firm DONG Energy has received full consent to test two next generation offshore wind turbines at their Gunfleet Sands site in South East England.

China outsourcing wind production to Germany

China’s Jade Werke is set to begin production for German offshore wind parks

Chinese subsidiary Jade Werke will begin production of steel fundaments for offshore wind parks in Germany as early as 2013, according to reports.

First Indian offshore wind turbine by 2017

India’s first offshore windmill will be up and running within five years, it emerged at an event on renewable energy in Chennai this month.

EU and China firms sign USD 155m deal to construct turbine installation vessel

The vessel will be specifically designed to install offshore wind turbines

EU and China marine firms are working together to build a turbine installation vessel to develop wind projects in Northern Europe. Denmark wind installation firm A2SEA has joined up with China ship developer COSCO Shipyard Group to construct a vessel to deploy offshore turbines.

Japan firm enters UK offshore wind market

The acquisition is a Japanese enterprise’s first entry into UK offshore wind

A Japan firm has entered into the UK offshore wind industry.

China wind firm powers into the US with first R&D centre

The R&D centre will focus on enhancing energy output for offshore wind turbines

A leading China wind turbine manufacturer has opened an R&D centre for offshore wind in the US. China firm Ming Yang has opened its North American research and development centre on the Centennial Campus of N.C. State University (NCSU), in Raleigh, North Carolina.


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