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Vattenfall scraps project after Swedish military veto

Wind Power Monthly - 11 hours 30 min ago
Vattenfall and property developer Wallenstam have scrapped a 300MW wind farm off the coast of Sweden after the country's military vetoed the companies' revised plans for the project.
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China Wind Power: Trade barriers hampering the industry

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 13:19
At the start of the China Wind Power 2019 conference and exhibition (21-24 October), the industry's global association has said now is the time to remove, rather than build, barriers in order to reach the world's emission reduction targets.
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Senvion collapse could contribute to 'modest' turbine price gains

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 09:48
New analysis predicts onshore wind turbine prices could see a "modest" increase in the early part of the next decade, in part due to the collapse of Senvion.
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Global wind fleet to grow 62% by 2024 -- IEA

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 08:05
Global renewables capacity is set to increase by nearly 50% in the five years to 2024, but this projected 1.2TW expansion could be more than 300GW higher with improved government intervention, according to a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report.
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SGRE and Senvion agree European wind asset deal

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 10/21/2019 - 07:26
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached an initial agreement to acquire Senvion's European business including all intellectual property, most of its onshore servicing operations, and a blade factory.
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New Safety Controls Installed At Calvert Cliffs

Nuclear Power - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 18:41
Framatome and Lockheed Martin successfully completed the installation and site acceptance testing of a new Engineered Safety Features Actuation System (ESFAS) replacement for Exelon Generation’s Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 2, during the plant’s spring 2019 refueling outage, Framatome said on Oct. 9. (read more)

IAEA Fuel Bank Accepts First LEU Delivery

Nuclear Power - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 18:29
The first delivery of low-enriched uranium (LEU) has been deposited at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s nuclear fuel bank at the Ulba Metallurgical Plant in eastern Kazakhstan, the agency said Friday. (read more)

Wind set for bulk of new South African capacity to 2030

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 15:19
South Africa's government expects 14.4GW of new wind power capacity to be installed between 2022 and 2030 under its final Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) -- more than any other energy source in this period.
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EDPR and Aker Solutions plan 500MW South Korean floater

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:03
EDP Renewables (EDPR) and offshore engineering firm Aker Solutions have bought into a consortium with WindPower Korea to develop a 500MW floating wind farm off Ulsan, South Korea.
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Up for grabs: a queue forms for Senvion's servicing deals

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 08:33
Following the loss of the servicing contract at the 203MW Trianel Borkum Windpark II site in Germany, Windpower Monthly takes a look at where other deals could be made.
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New policy measures fall flat in latest German tender

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 08:09
Prices remained level in Germany's latest undersubscribed tender for onshore wind -- the first after a raft of policy measures were adopted to revive the country's faltering energy transition.
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Alexander King Chen Debuts NYFW SS20 Collection to Express Concerns for Climate Change

Global Warming - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 07:00
Since losing both of his parents in 2019, Chen embarks on a journey to give back and to use his designs to artistically express his vision and social conscience.

Local protests kill Norway's wind plans

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 14:07
The government has ended work on a national framework for wind power after overwhelming local opposition to the plans.
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MHI Vestas gets nod for 1GW Seagreen

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 10:02
MHI Vestas is in line to supply 114 turbines for the full 1,075MW Seagreen project in the North Sea. It will be Scotland's largest offshore wind farm.
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First look: Haliade-X blades fitted to prototype

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 09:35
GE Rewnewable Energy has completed the installation of the major components for its 12MW prototype at the Port of Rotterdam.
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Supreme Court Stymies MOX Facility Reboot

Nuclear Power - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 14:21
The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday that it would not consider arguments concerning completion of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site, which the state of South Carolina had been pushing.(read more)

Offshore wind cable market to grow 57% by 2023

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 10:41
The value of the global market for subsea cables is set to increase 57% in the next four years as the offshore wind sector expands.
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PPA hunt for 'Canada's largest wind farm'

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 09:43
Berkshire Hathaway Energy Canada (BHE Canada) and RES have launched a search for partners to buy power from what could be Canada's largest onshore wind farm, testing how wind can compete without subsidy in Alberta.
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Graft Scandal Could Affect Kansai Restarts

Nuclear Power - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 15:57
A payoff scandal in Japan could threaten the restart schedule of three Kansai Electric Power Company nuclear reactors, according to media reports, although top Kansai officials said they would stay at their jobs to investigate the matter.(read more)

Orano Partnership Wins $13.25M CEA Contract

Nuclear Power - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 15:16
A partnership between AEMCO and Orano has won a $13.25 million contract from the CEA for the turnkey supply and operation of a processing and packaging unit for legacy nuclear fuels at the Cadarache site in Bouches-du-Rhone, France, the companies announced.(read more)