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Offshore wind 'no longer expensive' says WindEurope

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 08:18
EUROPE: The rapid fall in offshore prices has left European politicians behind the curve, the head of trade body WindEurope has said.
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Environmental approval for Baltyk Srodkowy 2

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 08:15
POLAND: Developer Polenergia has obtained environmental approval for its 600MW Baltyk Srodkowy 2 offshore project.
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India releases new policy draft for auctions

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 09:23
INDIA: The energy ministry is seeking industry comments on a new draft policy aimed at strengthening the auction process.
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Russia reserves 1.4GW for Fortum in tender

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:25
RUSSIA: The Russian government has officially announced it will conduct a tender from 29 May to 9 June, for a selection of around 2GW of capacity due online in 2020.
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Dong confident German projects can 'create value'

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:36
DENMARK: Speaking after Dong Energy reported a 53% fall in earnings, CFO Marianne Wiinholt is confident the developer's zero-subsidy German offshore projects will "create value".
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WEG announces Indian wind entrance

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:16
INDIA: Brazilian manufacturer WEG is planning its entrance in to the Indian wind market, by upgrading a facility to produce its 2.1MW turbine.
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Iberdrola's renewables earnings fall 5%

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 09:27
SPAIN: Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) in Iberdrola's renewables division fell 5% in Q1 compared to last year, on the back of low wind speeds.
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EDF EN closes in on French developer

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:08
FRANCE: EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) has entered into exclusive talks to acquire 67% of onshore wind player Futuren for "just under €320 million," according to its CEO.
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Cyclical slowdowns to blame for 2016 dip

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:57
WORLDWIDE: The industry faced a year of consolidation in 2016 according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) in its 2016 Global Wind Report, released in India today.
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'End fossil fuel subsidies by 2020' say world's most vulnerable

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:49
WORLDWIDE: A group of countries most vulnerable to climate change has called on the world's largest economies to end subsidies for fossil fuels as soon as possible.
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Acciona secures Green loan for Chile projects

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:40
CHILE: Spanish developer Acciona has secured a €100 million "green loan" from compatriot bank BBVA to help fund a series of renewables projects in Chile.
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Denmark's policy must look to 2050 says new report

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:51
DENMARK: A report on the shape Denmark's energy policy should take in the next decade must look all the way to 2050, with wind subsidies removed from 2030, the country's energy commission has said.
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Vestas takes 2MW platform to next level

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:18
DENMARK: Three years after launching the V110-2.0MW turbine, Vestas has further extended its 2MW platform with new models aimed at low wind markets. Windpower Monthly was given exclusive access to the new models.
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Nordex and Senvion present new Indian models

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 14:40
INDIA: German manufacturers Nordex and Senvion have launched new turbines into the Indian market, thanks to recent acquisitions.
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Turkey tenders 1GW in new auction system

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:02
TURKEY: A 1GW wind tender should be assigned through a new competitive auction to a single consortium, with the winning bidder gaining the right to a 15-year fixed-price power purchase agreement, the energy minister has said.
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Ontario pays delayed Windstream damages

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 14:35
CANADA: The Ontario government has finally paid more than C$28 million (US$21 million) owed to US firm Windstream Energy in a dispute over an offshore wind project.
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Dutch Nuon site faces connection delay

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 13:07
NETHERLANDS: Vattenfall's Dutch subsidiary is facing a lengthy wait for its new onshore project to be connected to the grid after network firm Alliander said it would miss the deadline.
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Oklahoma to cut tax credit four years early

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:00
UNITED STATES: Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin has signed legislation to end the state's $0.005/kWh tax credit for wind.
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Macquarie acquires GIB for £2.3bn

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:13
UK: A consortium led by Australian investment firm Macquarie has agreed to buy the UK Government's Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3 billion (€2.75 billion).
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Belgian modular offshore grid gets go-ahead

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:09
BELGIUM: Transmission operator Elia will build the planned modular offshore grid (MOG) to deliver offshore wind power to the onshore grid from four projects.
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