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Ørsted and Northland win further Taiwan capacity

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:33
TAIWAN: Danish developer Ørsted and Canadian firm Northland Power have both secured further Taiwanese offshore wind capacity totalling 1.6GW for an average bid price of TWD 2,456/MWh ($80.94/MWh).
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Indian banks find wind a 'safe bet'

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:02
INDIA: The Indian wind industry can see the annual market size reaching 8-10GW in the next couple of years but with this scale of growth, resources will be strained. However, the industry is confident it can cope even if permitting problems continue.
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New York sets out storage plan

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 09:17
UNITED STATES: New York state governor Andrew Cuomo has published a roadmap to develop 1.5GW of storage capacity by 2025, including a recommendation of $350 million in incentives.
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Turkey calls 1.2GW offshore tender

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:27
TURKEY: The energy minister has opened a tender for 1.2GW of offshore wind capacity, setting a ceiling bidding price of $80/MWh.
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Shell joins offshore accelerator

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:01
EUROPE: Oil and gas giant Shell has joined the Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator programme as the Dutch firm takes greater interest in the industry.
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EnBW joins kite-wind project

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:49
GERMANY: Developer-utility EnBW has launched a research project to support the development of a high-altitude kite wind power system.
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EDF sells stake in two US sites

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:09
UNITED STATES: EDF Renewables has sold a 50% stake in a 588MW US renewables portfolio to Dutch pension fund PGGM.
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Appeal court approves 1.8GW Swedish project

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:56
SWEDEN: The Land and Environment Court has approved developer Svevind's 1.8GW third phase of a 4GW-plus cluster in the north of the country.
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Triton Knoll onshore cabling work imminent

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:07
UK: Construction work is about to start on the cable route for the 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm.
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French offshore tariffs reduced

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:56
FRANCE: President Emmanuel Macron has renegotiated tariffs for six offshore wind farms awarded in 2012 and 2014 to €150/MWh, the French energy minister has confirmed.
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GOW 2018: Deployment key to cost reduction

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:38
UK: Greater clarity is needed on pipeline volumes if further cost reductions of offshore wind are to be achieved, industry representatives have said.
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GOW 2018: Increased investment in UK offshore wind is a 'no-brainer'

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:03
UK: Trade association RenewableUK is leading the campaign to persuade the government to target 30GW of offshore wind by 2030.
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German redispatch costs hit record high

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 08:25
GERMANY: The cost of stabilising the German grid reached a new high of €1.4 billion in 2017 as wind supplied record levels of power, regulator the Bundesnetzagentur (BNA) has announced.
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Make upgrades global outlook by 3%

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 15:05
WORLDWIDE: Analysts at Make Consulting have upgraded their ten-year outlook, now forecasting average annual capacity additions of more than 67GW between 2018 and 2027.
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Cheaper batteries to drive wind and solar to 2050

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:41
WORLDWIDE: Cost reductions in wind, solar and battery storage will enable the two technologies to provide half of the world's electricity by 2050, according to a new report.
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GOW 2018: Taiwan is 'the Denmark' of Southeast Asia

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 09:58
UK: The rapidly expanding offshore wind market in Taiwan has attracted a lot of attention in the last 12 months, with new MHI Vestas CEO Phillipe Kavafyan describing the island state as "the Denmark of Southeast Asia".
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GWEC announces Ben Backwell as new CEO

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 09:43
WORLDWIDE: The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has announced that Ben Backwell will replace Steve Sawyer as its CEO.
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Vestas secures debut Panama order

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 09:12
PANAMA: Vestas has received its first order for a wind farm in Panama, the 66MW Toabré project in the central province of Coclé.
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GOW 2018: DNV GL to showcase Indian offshore feasibility report

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 08:35
INDIA: DNV GL is exhibiting the results of a four-year study into the potential for offshore wind in India at the Global Offshore Wind 2018 conference in Manchester, England today.
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'Investors should do more than just invest'

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:18
AFRICA: Chris Antonopoulos, CEO of renewable energy developer and investor, Lekela Power, believes investors should play a more hands-on role in local communities around renewable energy projects.
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