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Alstom wins 22MW Brazil order

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:41
BRAZIL: Alstom has signed a contract to supply the turbines for a 21.6MW wind project in Brazil.
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Interconnection showdown with Spain and France

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:29
EUROPE: A showdown between Spain's prime minister Mariano Rajoy and French president Francois Hollande spurred largely by wind power, is widely predicted for this week's EU Brussels summit, 23-24 October.
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Gamesa confirms 66MW Jordan order

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:07
JORDAN: Gamesa has confirmed an order for the supply of turbines with a capacity of 66MW to a project being developed in Jordan.
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China Wind Power 2014: Curtailment issues 'hopefully resolved' by end 2015

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:09
The government is working to end grid connection problems for wind projects, said Zhu Ming, the new -- and second -- deputy director of the New and Renewable Energy department of China's National Energy Association.
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IDB grants loan to 49MW Uruguay project

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:31
URUGUAY: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has agreed a $42.2 million loan for the construction of a 48.6MW wind project in Uruguay.
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EnBW opens up 156MW to community ownership

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:00
GERMANY: EnBW is has introduced an investment scheme under which the public can take stakes in a portfolio of 17 wind farms across Germany.
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Latin America eases Iberdrola losses in Spain

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 08:28
SPAIN: Iberdrola has struck a positive note in its results for the first nine months of the year, pointing to progress with renewables in Latin America as a means to offset losses in Spain.
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Capacity 'could hit 2,000GW by 2030'

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 14:33
WORLDWIDE: Installed wind capacity could jump to more than five times its current level by 2030, a report from the Global Wind Energy Council has found.
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Gamesa sells Mexican project

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:19
MEXICO: Gamesa has sold a 74MW wind project in Oaxaca to mining firm Grupo Mexico.
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Vestas chases China market share

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:03
CHINA: Vestas has said it is looking to "reinvigorate" its performance in the Chinese market through extending its product range in the country and adapting its servicing practices.
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Ex-Areva Wind CEO joins Bard owners

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:28
GERMANY: Former Areva Wind CEO, Jean Huby, will join Ocean Breeze, owner of the troubled 400MW Bard Offshore 1 project, at the end of this month.
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Nordex wins 27.5MW deal in France

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:23
FRANCE: Nordex has been awarded a deal by asset fund manager Leonidas Associatess to supply 27.5MW to a project in northern France.
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Areva CEO steps down

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:29
FRANCE: Areva CEO Luc Oursel has stepped down after three years in the role citing health reasons.
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Filipino 150MW secures financing

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:33
PHILIPPINES: Filipino developer Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has secured financing for the 150MW Burgos project in the far north of the country.
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Analysis: Offshore developers must work with foundation manufacturers to cut costs

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:07
FRANCE: A failure by offshore developers to include foundation manufacturers in the design process is causing delays and costly mistakes, as well as hampering the drive to reduce costs.
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Analysis: Energy Union vice-president selection turmoil

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:27
EUROPE: European Commission president-elect Jean-Claude Juncker's decision to make Spanish politician and oil and gas investor Miguel Arias Canete energy commissioner was one of the more controversial appointments to the EC leadership team.
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Question of the Week: Can Chinese manufacturers break into Europe and the US?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 06:02
Following Chinese manufacturer CSIC's announcement it is targeting the European market with an offshore turbine, Windpower Monthly asked how Chinese manufacturers can break into the European and American markets.
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Grid problems cause South African delay

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 08:07
SOUTH AFRICA: The South African government has confirmed that a lack of grid capacity and state utility Eskom's inability to fund the necessary upgrades has been the primary reason behind the postponement of financial close on 878MW of projects.
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Gallery: RES takes Nordex N100 delivery

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 07:57
UK: RES has received the first of ten Nordex turbines to be used at two of its projects in eastern England.
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V164 breaks production record

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 07:30
DENMARK: MHI-Vestas' V164-8MW turbine has broken the record for the most amount of electricity produced in 24 hours. by generating 192 MWh.
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