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Atlantic Array survey data published

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:20
UK: The Crown Estate has published data collected from the abandoned Atlantic Array offshore project on its Marine Data Exchange.
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China plans offshore rethink

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:10
CHINA: China's National Energy Administration (NEA) is to join forces with the other government departments to revamp the country's offshore wind policy.
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France shows signs of recovery

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 08:53
FRANCE: The French government has announced a rise in installation figures for the first time in three years.
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Mita-Teknik signs German retrofit deal

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 08:44
GERMANY: Mita-Teknik has signed a deal that will see German turbine servicing firm SeebaWind retrofit its technology to turbines in Europe.
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Vestas chosen for 58MW Polish project

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 08:00
POLAND: EDF Energies Nouvelles has ordered Vestas turbines with a capacity of 58MW for installation at a project in Poland.
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Sinovel warns of "unpredictable" impact of AMSC litigation

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 08:40
CHINA: Sinovel has said that it is "unable to predict" the likely impact on its profits from its legal battles with AMSC.
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UMaine lab tests 54-metre blade

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 08:37
UNITED STATES: The University of Maine (UMaine) has taken delivery of a 54-metre blade in order to perform tests for an unnamed manufacturer.
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Sinovel falls short of profit despite revenue rise

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 07:27
CHINA: Sinovel has announced revenues of CNY 2.05 billion ($333 million) for the first half year, a 47.7% increase on the same period in 2013, but still failed to make a profit.
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Question of the Week: The challenge for wind recruitment

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:12
This week, Windpower Monthly has spoken to US turbine manufacturer GE, and recruitment consultants Allen and Yorke, and EarthStream to discuss the biggest challenges in recruitment facing the wind industry.
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UK CfD subsidy date set

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:49
UK: Developers looking to apply for the UK's Contract for Difference (CfD) subsidy will be able to do so from 14 October, the government has confirmed.
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Allianz acquires 36MW in Germany

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:36
GERMANY: Allianz Global Investors, a division of the German insurance firm Allianz, has acquired two German projects with a combined capacity of 36MW from developer UKA.
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Vestas secures 30MW Finland deal

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:24
FINLAND: Vestas will supply nine 3.3MW turbines to German developer Reconcept's Ylivieska Pajukoski project in northern Finland.
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Samoa gets first wind project

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:29
SAMOA: A 550kW development has been commissioned in Samoa, becoming the country's first wind project.
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Russia approves plans to join international renewable body

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:50
RUSSIA: Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree approving plans for Russia to become a member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena).
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Brazil Windpower 2014: Tecsis to build factory in Bahia

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 22:31
BRAZIL: Blade producer Tecsis is to increase its manufacturing capability with the addition of a new factory in the state of Bahia, where many new projects are planned.
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Brazil Windpower 2014: Vestas aims for 25% of Brazil's growing market

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 22:14
BRAZIL: Vestas hopes to achieve its target of 25% of the Brazilian market in three years by focusing on what Vestas Brazil president Ruben Lao believes is the quality of its products.
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Gallery: Suction bucket foundation at Borkum Riffgrund 1

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:22
GERMANY: This week, Dong Energy released pictures of a suction bucket foundation installation at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund offshore project in the North Sea.
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Analysis: Pattern 'cracks code' for Chile

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:30
CHILE: Pattern Energy is set to develop further projects in Chile, following changes to long-term tendering rules, according to Pattern CEO Mike Garland. However, the company has no plans to look at other Latin American countries.
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Goldwind suspends shares (updated 29 August)

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:43
CHINA: Goldwind has suspended trading in its shares due to the impending announcement of a "major event".
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Acciona to list foreign wind assets

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:05
SPAIN: Acciona has reached an agreement with its partner KKR on plans to list foreign wind assets as a yieldco on an international stock exchange.
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