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2017-08-17Installation of floating turbines completed
- The final floating wind turbine has been towed at the offshore wind farm Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. It is the first world offshore wind farm with floating turbine.
2017-08-16Foundation of Walney Extension completed
- Installation of 87 foundations has been completed at the offshore wind farm (OWF) Walney Extension. Installation started in April 2016.
2017-08-09DONG Energy sells half of OWF Borkum Riffgrund 2
- DONG Energy has signed an agreement to sell 50% (450 MW) of the offshore wind farm (OWF) Borkum Riffgrund 2 to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). The total price is EUR 1.17 billion. GIP is also the 50% partner in DONG's OWF Gode Wind 1.
2017-08-07Record breaking generation of German offshore wind farms
- 8.8 billion kWh of electricity was delivered to the grid by offshore wind farms in Germany in the first six months of 2017. It is a 47.5% increase compared to 5.9 billion kWh of electricity delivered in the first half of 2016. In the second quarter of 2016, German offshore wind farms delivered 4 billion kWh of electricity.