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Nordex wins 65MW Ireland deal

12 hours 24 min ago
IRELAND: Nordex will supply the turbines for a 65MW project in Ireland developed by Green Energy Supply.
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Hydro-Quebec selects 446MW in latest tender

12 hours 43 min ago
CANADA: Hydro-Quebec has selected three projects totalling 446.4MW in its latest request for wind energy proposals, with the winning bidders poised to bring some new turbine suppliers to the province.
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Renewables takes 20% in Chilean power auction

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 15:14
CHILE : The development of wind energy in Chile has taken a significant step forward with a major tender to supply electricity to regulated clients through the country's main grid.
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Alstom handed South Korean deal

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 14:55
SOUTH KOREA: Alstom has won an 18MW contract from Dae Myoung Energy to supply turbine to a project in the Gangwon Province, northeast South Korea.
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Gamesa and Iberdrola launch new monitoring system

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:23
SPAIN: Gamesa and Iberdrola have created a remote management system allowing them to potentially control any turbine around the world.
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Data: 1.3GW of offshore capacity brought online in 2014

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:01
WORLDWIDE: Global offshore wind commissionings totalled 1.3GW in 2014, with the UK dominating the market, according to data from WPO Intelligence.
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RES subsidiary forms Finnish JV

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:23
FINLAND: RES Group's Swedish subsidiary, Nordisk Vindkraft, has partnered up with forestry company Tonator Oyj to develop six wind projects in Finland.
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US extends PTC until end of 2014

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:01
UNITED STATES: The US Senate has approved a bill to extend the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for the wind industry for another year, taking it to the end of 2014.
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CfD award date set

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 16:29
UK: Developers bidding for a Contract for Difference (CfD) subsidy scheme will find out if they are successful on 18 March 2015.
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Gamesa ten-year life extension certified

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:18
SPAIN: DNV GL has certified Gamesa's upgrade programme intended to extend the life of its G47-660kW turbines to 30 years.
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Boralex acquires EGP French projects in €280m deal

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:54
FRANCE: Canadian renewable energy developer and operator Boralex plans to buy Enel Green Power's French wind energy assets in a deal it said would boost its French wind capacity to 455MW.
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UK planning minister criticised over wind decisions

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:46
UK: The secretary of state for communities and local government Eric Pickles needs to make decisions on planning applications for wind projects faster, a government committee has said.
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Gamesa signs Russian MoU

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:07
RUSSIA: Gamesa's Indian unit has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russian turbine specialist Rotec to explore turbine development.
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Chinese nuclear firm buys UK wind

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:42
UK: China General Nuclear Power (CGN) is to acquire majority stakes in three UK wind projects from EDF, its first move into the European wind market.
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Question of the Week: 2014 a good year for wind?

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:09
As we near the end of the year, Windpower Monthly asked experts whether they thought 2014 was a vintage year for wind power, or one best forgotten.
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Analysis: Community support and access key in Chile

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 09:22
CHILE: Winning over local communities and negotiating land access are becoming increasingly important to the development of the new energy capacity in Chile.
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Impsa subsidiary seeks brankruptcy protection

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:56
Brazil: Wind Power Energia (WPE), the Brazilian subsidiary of Argentinean turbine manufacturer Impsa, has sought protection from creditors under local bankruptcy laws.
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Vertiwind floating turbine capacity increased

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:17
FRANCE: The rated capacity of the Vertiwind vertical-axis floating turbine will be 2.6MW instead of the 2MW previously announced.
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Gamesa secures €750 million loan

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:50
SPAIN: Gamesa has secured a syndicated loan deal worth €750 million in order to make its funds more accessible.
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Vestas signs Africa's largest turbine deal

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:46
KENYA: Vestas has secured an order to supply the turbines for what is set to be Africa's largest wind project, the 310MW Lake Turkana development in Kenya.
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