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Suzlon opens new blade facility

9 hours 42 min ago
INDIA: Manufacturer Suzlon has officially opened a new blade manufacturing facility in Madhya Pradesh, central India.
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Gamesa wins 95MW China deal

10 hours 26 min ago
CHINA: Gamesa will introduce its G114-2.5MW turbine in China after signing its first deal with developer Zhongmin.
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HSBC signs power deal with Enel

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 11:15
MEXICO: Multi-national bank HSBC has agreed a power purchase deal with Enel Green Power to supply wind energy to its offices in Mexico.
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Enercon's Fristch-Nehring steps down

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:00
GERMANY: Enercon's co-managing director Nicole Fritsch-Nehring will step down from her role at the end of the year.
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UK's renewable budget needs reform, says watchdog

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 09:10
UK: The UK government's levy control framework (LCF) has been poorly managed and needs reform, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
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'Self-installing' turbine unveiled by Estyco

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 11:14
SPAIN: A European Commission-backed research programme has unveiled a 'self-installing' offshore wind turbine in a bid to cut costs.
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GWEC envisages 5.8TW of wind by 2050

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 10:35
WORLDWIDE: In its most optimistic outlook to date, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) pictures over 5.8TW of wind power installed worldwide.
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Taipower readies 100MW site with European help

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 09:48
TAIWAN: Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) is developing a 100MW offshore wind project, with plans to tender for suppliers and contractors in 2017.
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Energy storage should be supported, says new report

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:58
UK: The final report published by the government's energy and climate change committee (ECCC) has urged the removal of regulatory barriers to energy storage and advocates subsidies to give the sector a boost.
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Senvion wins first Norway deal

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:00
NORWAY: German manufacturer Senvion has won its first turbine supply deal in Norway, to provide turbines to a 112.2MW project in the south-west of the country.
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Agency looking at standards for 'second-life' batteries

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 15:25
WORLDWIDE: Safety and certification agency Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is developing a set of standards for electric car batteries to be deployed in renewable energy storage applications.
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Siemens extends Thai servicing deal

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 10:37
THAILAND: Siemens will service its turbines at the 207MW Korat complex for a further 13 years, following a contract extension with Wind Energy Holding.
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EXPERT: Offshore wind on target to match fossil fuels

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 10:43
WORLDWIDE: Offshore wind power has been heavily dependent on government support but is now rapidly heading towards being self-sustaining as its costs fall to match those of fossil-fuel sources.
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Sany plans $3bn of Indian investments

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 09:39
INDIA: Chinese turbine supplier Sany has pledged to invest $3 billion in building wind projects in India.
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Aquila acquires 148MW from OX2

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 08:47
SWEDEN: German investment firm Aquila Capital has agreed to acquire a 148MW project in Sweden, backed with a power purchase deal from Google, from developer OX2.
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John Laing enters US market

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 08:04
UNITED STATES: Infrastructure company John Laing has made its first investment in the US wind sector, acquiring a stake in a 29.9MW project in New Mexico.
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Call for UK action to reach climate targets

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 15:27
UK: The UK needs to act immediately if it is to reach its targets on emission reductions, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has warned.
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Trianel acquires 33MW site in Germany

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 13:43
GERMANY: Renewable-energy company Trianel has acquired the newly online 33MW Uckley-Nord wind farm from ABO Wind.
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BEIS extends non-delivery provisions on CfDs

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:56
UK: Successful bidders for contracts for difference (CfDs) will face more restrictions in future if they fail to deliver their projects, the energy department announced
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Industrial-scale hydrogen storage on trial

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 09:53
EUROPE: Hydrogen systems supplier Hydrogenics is taking part in pilots across Europe to demonstrate the potential for hydrogen electrolysers for grid balancing and renewables integration.
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