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France should end premium price, says regulator

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:40
FRANCE: France should replace its current guaranteed premium purchase price with competitive tenders for onshore wind power projects, energy regulator CRE said.
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GE to provide service support for EDF convertors

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:21
EUROPE: GE is to provide operations and maintenance support to EDF for the converters at its wind projects across Europe.
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China announces 300MW offshore project

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:18
CHINA: A 300MW offshore wind project in eastern China is to begin tendering for developer, according to local government sources.
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Connecticut lifts three-year wind moratorium

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 09:49
UNITED STATES: Connecticut lawmakers have ended an effective moratorium on the building of wind projects that had been in force in the state since 2011.
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UK approves five offshore projects for subsidies

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:58
UK: The UK government has approved five offshore projects among the first renewable energy developments to qualify for its new contracts for difference (CfD) subsidy regime.
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Intergen buys in to 155MW Mexican project

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:01
MEXICO: US power company Intergen has agreed to purchase a 50% stake in the first phase of the 155MW Energía Sierra Juarez project.
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Google agrees to buy 407MW wind from MidAmerican

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:57
UNITED STATES: Google is to buy up to 407MW of wind-sourced power from MidAmerican Energy as part of its push towards powering its data centres with renewable energy.
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Nordex signs 40MW Maryland supply deal

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:14
UNITED STATES: Nordex has confirmed it will supply 16 of its 2.5MW N100 turbines to the 40MW Fourmile Ridge project in Maryland.
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MT Højgaard found liable for grouting failure

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:00
UNITED KINGDOM: Denmark-based MT Højgaard has been found liable for grouting issues at the 180MW Robin Rigg offshore wind project by the High Court in London.
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Pattern concludes 184MW Canada project acquisition

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:43
CANADA: Pattern Energy has completed the purchase of the 184MW Meikle project in British Columbia under a deal worth CAD 28 million (EUR 18.4 million).
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Asia Green Capital plans 158MW for Indonesia

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:00
INDONESIA: Singaporean investment firm Asia Green Capital Partners is planning to construct wind projects with a capacity of 157.5MW in Indonesia.
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Wind industry activity falls in first quarter

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:18
WORLDWIDE: Activity in the wind industry declined by a third in the first quarter of 2014 compared with a year before, according to data from Windpower Intelligence.
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Fault with Senvion 6MW forces Nordsee 1 retender

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 14:39
GERMANY: RWE Innogy has been forced to retender for the turbine supply for its Nordsee 1 offshore project in the German North Sea following a technical issue with Senvion turbines it was planning to use.
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Goldwind installs low-wind prototype

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 13:34
CHINA: A prototype of Goldwind's new low-wind 2MW turbine is operating and connected to the grid, the Chinese manufacturer has revealed.
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US to guarantee $4 billion in renewable energy loans

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:08
UNITED STATES: The Department of Energy (DoE) has issued a draft $4 billion loan guarantee solicitation for renewable energy and energy efficient projects.
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Sony to form energy storage JV

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:43
Japan/Canada: Sony and Hydro-Québec have agreed to form a joint venture to research and develop a large-scale energy storage system for wind and solar energy.
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US to Canada wind storage transmission line plans submitted

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:41
UNITED STATES: Minnesota Power has submitted plans to regulators to build a 750MW transmission line that will facilitate the storage of energy from wind projects in the US in Canadian hydro projects.
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Bord Na Móna scraps 2GW Irish wind projects

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:53
IRELAND: Irish utility Bord Na Móna has confirmed the end of its 2GW Clean Energy Hub development following the Irish and UK governments failure to come to a supply agreement.
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IFC funds 50MW Pakistan project

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:28
PAKISTAN: The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested in a new 50MW wind farm to be developed in Pakistan.
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North American Development Bank funds 252MW in Mexico

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:13
MEXICO: The North American Development Bank (NADB) is funding two wind farms in Mexico with a combined capacity of 252MW.
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