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Blades delivered for Burbo Bank Extension

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 09:28
UK: UK-produced blades have been delivered to a UK offshore project for the first time as construction activities for Dong Energy's Burbo Bank Extension gather pace.
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Gamesa lands 460MW of deals in India

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 08:39
INDIA: The Spanish manufacturer has announced a series of seven deals in the subcontinent to cement its place as the market leader.
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Target buys 40MW of Texan wind

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 07:48
UNITED STATES: Discount retailer Target has agreed to buy 40MW of wind power from a Starwood Energy Group project in Texas to offset the power used at 60 of its stores.
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Vattenfall gives EOWDC go-ahead

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 10:58
UK: Vattenfall has made a final investment decision to build the £300 million (€357 million) European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off the coast of Scotland, after years of legal delays.
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Low wind speeds hamper utilities in Q2

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 10:48
EUROPE: Lower wind speeds in the last three months have caused earnings for utilities to fall in the most recent financial quarter.
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Nordex wins Northern Irish supply deal

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 10:33
UK: Nordex has won a 47.5MW turbine supply deal from TCI Renewables to supply 19 turbines to a project in Northern Ireland.
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Iberdrola's renewables earnings fall

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:35
SPAIN: Spanish utility Iberdrola has reported a 3% fall in pre-tax earnings for its renewables business, on the back of low production in the UK.
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Scottish court puts 2.3GW of wind in doubt

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 14:59
UK: A judicial review in to the construction consent for four Scottish offshore projects has repealed the government's approvals following a complaint by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).
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German offshore wind tops 3.5GW

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:10
GERMANY: Offshore wind capacity grew modestly with just 43 turbines, totalling 258MW, being newly commissioned in German waters in the first half of 2016.
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Victoria approves 300MW project

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 09:42
AUSTRALIA: There are further signs of a revived Australian market as the Victorian state government approves an up-to-300MW project, set to become one of the state's largest sites.
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ABB to upgrade Norwegian grid

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 08:49
NORWAY: Swiss grid specialist ABB has won a $30 million contract from transmission operator Statnett to provide two substations in Norway.
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Danish shipowners call for offshore wind tax break

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 10:55
DENMARK: The Danish Shipowners Association has called on the government to extend a tax break to cover offshore wind ships and their workers.
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UK wind generation falls in Q1

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 09:16
UK: Renewable electricity accounted for more than a quarter of UK power output for the first time in the first quarter of 2016, according to government statistics, but low speeds hamper UK wind.
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Nordex sells French site

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 08:25
FRANCE: Nordex has sold its 12.5MW Mont d'Erny project to private-equity joint venture Rive Private Investment but will supply five turbines to the site.
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Renewable investments to fall in 2016

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 09:22
WORLDWIDE: A drop in global clean energy investments in the first half of 2016 suggests a fall to the annual total, according to new figures.
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New York set to approve 90MW project

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 08:35
UNITED STATES: The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is expected to approve Deepwater Wind's 90MW offshore wind project off New York state this month.
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MHI Vestas preferred for EOWDC

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 07:33
UK: MHI Vestas has been named as the preferred supplier for Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) to provide its V164 8MW turbine to the site.
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Greg Clark named UK energy minister

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 10:53
UK: Greg Clark has been named as energy minister in a newly restructured department of the UK government.
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LM Wind Power starts work on Turkish facility

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 10:08
TURKEY: LM Wind Power has broken ground on a new wind turbine blade plant in Turkey, its 14th manufacturing facility worldwide.
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ERG Renew CEO steps down

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 09:00
ITALY: Massimo Derchi has resigned from his position as managing director of Italian renewables developer ERG Renew to pursue interests away from the company.
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