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Goldwind to supply first Canadian site

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 09:14
Goldwind has entered the Canadian wind market with an order to provide 50 turbines for a project in Saskatchewan that its developer claims will provide power at a "world record low price".
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German renewables levy to peak in 2021

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 10:41
The surcharge funding Germany's green energy expansion will rise in 2020 and peak in 2021, before falling as first-generation renewable power plants' 20-year contracts expire, according to a clean energy think tank.
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The race to 100GW: How the US wind industry grew

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:49
The US is nearing 100GW of installed wind capacity in an industry spanning almost 40 years. Watch to see how, and where, the sector has flourished.
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Banks Renewables' legal challenge halts CfD auction

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 14:19
UK developer Banks Group has launched a legal challenge against the UK government, claiming its contract for differences (CfD) support scheme discriminates in favour of offshore wind at the expense of onshore wind.
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Vestas Q2 profits fall amid rising costs

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 08:21
Vestas' earnings and net profit were lower in the second quarter of the year as rising tariffs, raw material prices, and transport costs hit the manufacturer's gross margin.
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Danish summer generation up 25%

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:37
Denmark's wind fleet generated over 2TWh of electricity in June and July, a quarter more than the same period of 2018. But trade body Wind Denmark said the total could have been even higher.
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Nordex losses widen before 'busy H2'

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 08:31
Nordex posted a net loss of €55.4 million for the six months to the end of the June 2019, up from a net loss of €40.3 million a year earlier.
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Pattern confirms 'takeover interest'

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:30
Pattern Energy Group has confirmed interest from third parties, following media reports linking the California-based yieldco to takeover talks.
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Nordex adds 163-metre rotor to 5MW platform

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:30
The German turbine maker, first to market in the supersize onshore class, has taken another jump forward with a 163-metre rotor for its Delta 5.X range.
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Vattenfall readies first three-way hybrid

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 10:15
Vattenfall has arranged the finance to build a new hybrid project in the Netherlands, investing €35 million to add solar and battery components to an under-construction wind site.
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Gujarat awards only 190MW capacity for a 1GW tender

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:58
In its latest tender, Gujarat authorities asked successful bidders to match the lowest bid for contract signing in order to lower wind costs. The response was muted.
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German tender undersubscribed again

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 08:26
Prices continued to inch up and the total capacity of successful projects continued to fall in Germany's latest, undersubscribed wind tender.
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Andhra Pradesh throttles wind generation after court orders

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 13:26
After getting a rap from the court that stayed the tariff renegotiation order issued by the newly-elected state government, the state administration resorted to curtailing wind and solar power generation.
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Lekela funds latest Egypt project

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 08:08
Lekela has reached financial close on the 250MW West Bakr project in north Egypt, nearly four years after first signing a memorandum of understanding over the project.
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Australia sues wind developers over blackouts

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 09:23
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is pursuing court action against four wind developers over the 2016 blackouts in South Australia, caused by a once-in-50-year storm, creating further tension in the already fragile industry.
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Equinor buys maiden wind capacity in Argentina

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 07:56
Norwegian energy company Equinor has entered the Argentine wind sector by acquiring a 50% stake in a 120MW wind project under construction in the south of the country.
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Over 128MW selected in Argentine third round

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 11:57
Wind power projects secured the majority of the capacity on offer in the third auction round of Argentina's RenovAr programme.
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Economics of renewable-powered EVs 'crush oil'

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 10:34
The same capital investment today for wind and solar would produce up to seven times as much useful energy for electric vehicles (EVs) as it would for petrol-powered vehicles, according to a new analysis.
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Australia's Kennedy hybrid powers up

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 09:52
The first 61MW/4MWh phase of the Kennedy Energy Park in Queensland comprising wind, solar and storage elements, has been "energised" after months of connection delays.
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Senvion creates standalone Indian unit

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 11:00
Embattled manufacturer Senvion has given full autonomy to its Indian business unit, while the parent company continues to explore potential takeovers.
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