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Inox secures 172MW Tata order

5 hours 47 min ago
INDIA: Inox Wind has won a contract from Tata Power Renewable Energy to supply the turbines for two wind projects in India with a combined capacity of 172MW.
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EDF and Eneco award Gamesa Belgian deal

6 hours 41 min ago
BELGIUM: Gamesa has won a 17.5MW deal 7 G114-2.5MW low wind turbines to go to a project in Belgium.
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Analysis: the divorce of Suzlon and Senvion

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:54
GERMANY: Better late than never. Suzlon has agreed to sell its subsidiary Senvion to US firm Centerbridge Partners, in a deal that releases the Indian and German manufacturers from around seven years of financial constraint.
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Pattern buys Japanese developer

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:11
JAPAN: Pattern Development has bought a majority stake in Japanese wind and solar developer Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI).
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Horns Rev 2 set for blade upgrade

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:42
DENMARK: Dong Energy is set to upgrade all 273 turbine blades at its 5-year-old 209MW Horns Rev 2 offshore project in the North Sea.
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Further CfD budget increase

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:40
UK: The government has again increased the budget available for offshore developers in the upcoming Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction by £25 million (€33 million).
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Cape Wind suspended from New England market

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 09:57
UNITED STATES: Cape Wind has been suspended from New England's wholesale electricity market and has pulled out of a lease for land that had been earmarked for staging the 468MW project.
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Chinese wind output falls in 2014

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 15:19
CHINA: The amount of electricity generated by Chinese wind projects fell by 5.92% in 2014, according to the National Energy Administration (NEA).
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Siemens wind orders fall 42%

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:02
GERMANY: Siemens Wind and Renewables had a mixed quarter, with a rise in revenue and profit, but a significant decline in orders.
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Nordex wins 30MW US deal

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:39
UNITED STATES: Nordex has been handed a 30MW deal by Fair Wind Power Partners to supply turbines to a project in Maryland, northeast US.
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Iberdrola choses Gamesa for Brazilian trio

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:12
BRAZIL: Gamesa has won the contract to supply the turbines for three of Iberdrola and Neoenergia's wind projects in Brazil with a combined capacity of 84MW.
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GE picked for Chinese 151MW

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 16:34
CHINA: GE is to supply turbines with a capacity of 151MW to a project in China after winning an order from state-owned utility China Huaneng Corporation.
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Eight Impsa turbines blown down in Brazil

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 12:05
BRAZIL: Investigations are ongoing at utility Eletrobras's 46MW Cerro Chato IV-VI wind complex in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul following the collapse of eight Impsa turbines.
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ADB loans $85m to Thai wind project

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:47
THAILAND: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide up to $85 million in financing for an 81MW wind project in Thailand.
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Egypt delays 250MW Gulf of Suez tender

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:17
EGYPT: The deadline for bids for a 250MW project being tendered in the Gulf of Suez under a build, own and operate contract has been delayed again to 18 March.
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Question of the week: What do RWE's cuts mean for the industry?

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:09
Windpower Monthly asked experts what RWE's announcement that it will implement dramatic cuts to its renewables spending will mean for the wider wind industry.
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WEF criticizes poor energy planning

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 15:48
EUROPE: Better planning on positioning renewable projects and greater interconnection between different markets could have saved the EU $140 billion, a report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found.
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US installations soar in 2014

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:12
UNITED STATES: Installations in the US hit 4.7GW in 2014, a six-fold increase on the previous year, according to data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
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Gallery: Green Port Hull construction ceremony

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:19
UK: Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey attended a ceremony to mark the start of construction at Siemens' £310 million (€405 million) Green Port Hull facility in northeast England.
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Siemens picked for 48MW US project

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 14:30
UNITED STATES: Siemens is to supply the turbines for a 48MW wind project in Kansas, after signing a deal with developer NJR Clean Energy Ventures.
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