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Nauen to replace Hannibal at SGRE

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:57
GERMANY/SPAIN: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy offshore wind CEO Michael Hannibal has resigned from his post, and will be replaced by former Senvion chief executive Andreas Nauen.
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GE renewables profits increase in "very challenging" third quarter

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:00
UNITED STATES: General Electric reported quarterly profits in its renewable energy division were up 27% year-on-year, while revenues were 5% higher than 12 months previously.
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Construction begins at Horns Rev 3

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:28
DENMARK: The first four monopoles have been installed at Vattenfall's Horns Rev 3 site in the North Sea.
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Amazon Texas project goes online

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:41
UNITED STATES: The wind farm providing Amazon with its largest power purchase agreement (PPA) to date has been commissioned.
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Apple and GE to launch Predix on iOS

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:12
UNITED STATES: Apple and GE are publishing a software development kit next week that will allow operators to customise apps capable of tracking GE's industrial equipment remotely.
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Flanders raises 2020 wind target

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:55
BELGIUM: Flanders, one of the country's three regions, has increased its 2020 target for wind and solar power by a third, according to energy minister Bart Tommelein.
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Lagerwey developing hydrogen-producing turbine

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:54
NETHERLANDS: Lagerwey is part of a consortium working on creating a hydrogen-producing wind turbine.
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Forestry firm seeks 1GW pipeline in Ireland

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:18
IRELAND: Forestry firm Coillte is exploring a range of partnership and joint venture models to enable it to develop more than 1GW of wind farms.
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LM to supply new Envision 4.5MW blades

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:14
CHINA: Envision Energy has unveiled a new 4.5MW offshore turbine at China Wind Power 2017 (17-19 October) with GE subsidiary LM Wind Power designing the 71.8-metre blades for it.
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New Vattenfall CFO named

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:04
SWEDEN: Vattenfall has appointed its senior vice president of business area markets, Anna Borg, as the company's new chief financial officer (CFO).
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Vestas turbines to be used at world-first hybrid project

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 08:19
AUSTRALIA: Vestas will supply the turbines for the world's first utility-scale hybrid project comprising wind turbines, solar panels and battery storage.
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Goldwind 6.7MW model to use 75.1-metre LM blade

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:48
CHINA: GE-subsidiary LM Wind Power has unveiled a 75.1-metre blade to be used on Goldwind's new 6.7MW offshore wind turbine.
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Renewables policy hampered by cost misconceptions

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:36
EUROPE: The development of EU policy to increase the share of renewable sources in the energy mix is being hampered by the mistaken perception that solar and wind energy are more costly than conventional power.
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US grant for 100MW site off Vietnam

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:22
VIETNAM: The United States' Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to a Vietnamese power engineering company to support development of a 100MW offshore project.
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Connected global capacity tops 500GW, says WPI

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:22
WORLDWIDE: Global grid-connected wind capacity has passed the 500GW milestone, according to Windpower Intelligence (WPI), the research and data division of Windpower Monthly.
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Senvion signs generator framework deal in China

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:05
CHINA: Senvion has signed a strategic framework agreement with supplier CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Company for generators for its NES-based 3.XM series.
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Hywind floating project starts production

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:39
UK: The world's first floating wind farm has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid.
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International lenders back Serbia's largest site

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:34
SERBIA: The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have invested €215 million in the 158MW Cibuk 1 site in northern Serbia.
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Middle East ripe for wind-powered kite systems

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:11
MIDDLE EAST: Airborne wind energy systems such as tethered kites could provide an alternative power source in the Middle East, Saudi Arabian researchers have found.
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Dominion Energy seeks 300MW of wind or solar

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:10
UNITED STATES: Utility Dominion Energy Virginia (DEV) has issued a request for proposals (RfP) to source 300MW of solar or wind generation.
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