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17 Dec | Record-breaking amount of new UK offshore wind capacity installed in 2018

RenewableUK is highlighting the record amount of offshore wind capacity installed this year.

06 Dec | Offshore wind industry marks first anniversary of Industrial Strategy

The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is marking the first anniversary of the publication of the Government’s landmark Industrial Strategy by highlighting its commitment to bring billions of pounds of investment to the UK and to create tens of thousands of highly-skilled jobs.

29 Nov | Timescales and next steps for new offshore wind leasing for Scotland

Crown Estate Scotland has today published an update on proposals for new offshore wind leasing in Scotland’s waters, including potential timescales.

27 Nov | The Crown Estate shares its proposed tender design for new offshore wind leasing

The Crown Estate has shared new detail on the proposed tender design for Round 4 offshore wind leasing, at its latest market engagement event (Monday 26 November), attended by more than 130 industry representatives.

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21 Nov | Offshore wind industry unveils new website highlighting job opportunities

The Offshore Wind Industry Council has launched a website aimed at attracting thousands of new entrants into the fast-growing sector, at an event in London attended by the Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Rebecca Long Bailey

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21 Nov | New SPARTA report provides insights into the performance of its UK offshore wind farm portfolio

The latest review highlights offshore wind energy generation and carbon reduction contributions of SPARTA wind farms in 2017/18

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19 Nov | New Blade Mould Arrives at MHI Vestas Factory on Isle of Wight, Substantial Economic Boost Coming to the Solent Region

With the arrival of a new blade mould at the company’s Isle of Wight factory, MHI Vestas forecasts 1,100 new jobs and £42 million additional economic benefit per year to the regional economy.

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16 Nov | The Crown Estate shares further detail on plans for Round 4, including proposed locations to be offered for new seabed rights

Following extensive engagement with market and statutory stakeholders, The Crown Estate has shared its updated proposals for Round 4 offshore wind leasing, at its latest stakeholder engagement event (Thursday 15 November).