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DolWin1 grid connection commissioned

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 14:49
GERMANY: The 800MW DolWin1 grid connection has been commissioned by transmission operator Tennet and will serve the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum project.
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Axpo buys out Volkswind for 3GW portfolio

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 09:33
GERMANY: German wind developer Volkswind has been acquired by Swiss energy firm Axpo Group.
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Acciona reaches full BNDES-compliance

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 17:13
BRAZIL: Spanish manufacturer achieves 60% local supply ability ahead of January 2016, and makes approved supplier list of national development bank BNDES.
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Block Island offshore construction begins

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 15:31
UNITED STATES: The first foundation has been installed at the 30MW Block Island site off Rhode Island, the first at a commercial US offshore project.
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Gamesa wins UK repowering deal

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 13:59
UK: Gamesa 2MW turbines will be used by E.on and Energy Power Resources to repower the Ovenden Moor project in West Yorkshire, north England.
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Sinovel fails to block US criminal case

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 13:18
UNITED STATES: US Court of Appeal denied Sinovel's petition to block proceedings of a criminal case against the Chinese manufacturer over allegations it stole intellectual property from AMSC.
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Court clears Siemens in Enercon dispute

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:22
UK: Enercon-owned Wobben Properties has lost its UK patent infringement case against Siemens over use of a storm control system on its offshore turbines.
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Siemens wins 162MW orders in Ireland and Scotland

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 09:17
IRELAND/UK: A total of 52 Siemens 3MW turbines have been chosen for three projects in Ireland and Scotland.
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Jordan to build 315MW wind farms

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 08:06
JORDAN: The government has approved the construction of five wind power plant totalling 315MW.
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Offshore Project Progress - 24 July

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 13:35
EUROPE: Recent project updates from the Borkum West 2 in Germany, the Netherlands' Westermeerwind site, Nobelwind in Belgium and Dong's Burbo Bank Extension project in the UK.
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Navitus Bay director leaves for tidal project

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:07
UK: The project director of the 970MW Navitus Bay offshore project has stepped down from the role weeks before the final planning decision is announced.
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France adopts ambitious energy law

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 08:20
FRANCE: Renewables will supply 40% of France's electricity demand in 2030, according to the energy transition law adopted by the French parliament.
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Gallery: How to assemble a gearbox

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 07:35
FINLAND: Gearboxes are an important component of a wind turbine, but few people get to see inside.
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Vergnet to sell Sinovel turbines

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 13:40
FRANCE: Turbine manufacturer Vergnet will sell Sinovel turbines in France and the Caribbean, plus countries in the Pacific and Indian Ocean regions as the two companies sign a distribution agreement.
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EDPR and Repsol swap UK project rights

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 09:57
UK: EDP Renovaveis (EDPR) and Repsol will fully own one project each after agreeing to swap interests in Moray Firth and Inch Cape offshore projects in Scotland.
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Voltalia buys 379MW Maia Eolis wind assets

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 08:49
FRANCE: French renewable energy firm Voltalia has acquired a 379MW development portfolio in its home country from consortium Maia Eolis.
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West of Duddon Sands lifts Iberdrola's earnings

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 14:46
SPAIN: Developer Iberdrola has announced group earnings of €3.8 billion in the first half of 2015, up 5.7% from the same period last year, boosted by increased production at its West of Duddon Sands offshore project in the Irish Sea.
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Orange awards 250MW deal to Gamesa

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 08:37
INDIA: Local developer Orange has awarded Spanish manufacturer Gamesa a 250MW deal to supply turbines to three projects in central and south east India.
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Two-year PTC extension recommended

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 06:58
UNITED STATES: The US Senate Finance Committee voted to extend the $0.023/kWh production tax credit (PTC) for wind energy, as part of a $95.2 billion collection of tax breaks.
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HP agrees data centre PPA with SunEdison

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 15:32
UNITED STATES: IT firm HP has agreed a 12-year power purchase agreement with SunEdison to supply power to its data centres in Texas.
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