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Iberdrola net profit up 1.2%

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 15:28
SPAIN: Leading wind power developer Iberdrola has recorded a net profit of €838 million in the first quarter of 2018, a 1.2% increase on the previous year.
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Invenergy files Poland suit in UN court

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 14:47
POLAND: US developer Invenergy has filed its lawsuit against the Polish government with a UN commercial law body in its ongoing dispute over cancelled power purchase agreements.
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Deutsche Windtechnik opens US unit

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 14:04
UNITED STATES: German multi-brand service provider Deutsche Windtechnik has opened a business unit in the "healthy" US market.
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Turbine installation completed at Walney Extension

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:44
UK: The final turbines have been installed at the world's largest offshore wind farm, developer Ørsted has announced.
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GE to trial 12MW turbine at UK centre

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:59
UK: GE Renewable Energy will test its 12MW Haliade-X turbine at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult's test centre in Blyth, northeast England, as part of a five-year deal.
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Cost of wind-generated hydrogen to fall below natural gas

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:29
GERMANY: Hydrogen produced from surplus wind and solar energy can become cheaper than natural gas by the 2030s, according to new analysis.
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Indian thermal generator calls 2GW wind auction

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:10
INDIA: The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), India's largest thermal power generator backed by the government, recently issued a tender for 2GW of wind power.
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Proposed Belgian zone 'too dense', lobbyist claims

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:00
BELGIUM: The head of the lobbying group for the Belgian offshore wind industry has criticised government plans for a second offshore zone, claiming it would be too crowded.
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Danish industry calls for 3GW vision

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:56
DENMARK: Following reports of a new 800MW project to be offered off the Danish coast, the country's wind industry association has called on the government to set a 3GW pipeline.
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Boralex acquires French energy investors

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:58
FRANCE: Canadian developer Boralex has agreed to acquire the outstanding shares of an investment firm with a 163MW operational portfolio.
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French court slams renewable energy schemes

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:43
FRANCE: Renewable energy support schemes are not effective in driving the country towards its climate objectives, despite their significant costs, according to a new report from France's Court of Auditors.
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GE renewables hit by lower sales in Q1

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:54
UNITED STATES: Lower onshore wind equipment sales in the first quarter of 2018 meant revenue for GE's renewable energy division was down 6.8%.
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Semco ups wind focus after 'unsatisfactory' 2017

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:07
DENMARK: Engineering firm Semco Maritime claimed it is "well-positioned" to progress despite making a DKK 8 million (€1.07 million) loss last year.
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Sif wins Borssele III & IV order

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:07
NETHERLANDS: Fabrication specialist Sif Group has been awarded the contract to supply monopile foundations to the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind project, being developed by the Blauwwind consortium.
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Alliant Energy's 1GW expansion program approved

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:00
UNITED STATES: Utility Alliant Energy has had a 500MW wind power expansion program approved in Iowa, bringing its total expansion plans to 1GW.
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UK content should be increased, ex-minister claims

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:02
UK: The government should increase the UK's local content target from 50% by 2020 to 60%, a former energy minister has recommended.
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Eolus Vind's quarterly profits up 66%

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:29
SWEDEN: Developer Eolus Vind made a SEK 35.9 million (€3.45 million) profit during a busy quarter between 1 December and 28 February, it has announced.
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Seabirds avoid offshore turbines more than expected

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:43
UK: Seabirds are less likely to collide with offshore wind turbines than previously thought, according to a new study.
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Total agrees Direct Energie deal

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:47
FRANCE: Oil major Total is continuing its diversification into renewable energies, having signed an agreement to buy 74.33% of Direct Energie, France's third largest electricity supplier.
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Element Power to revive North Irish Sea Array

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:03
IRELAND: Element Power has entered the offshore wind market by acquiring the up-to 750MW North Irish Sea Array (NISA) from previous developer Gaelectric.
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