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UKRAINE: Despite the ongoing political instability in Ukraine, Natalya Chegodar, first deputy governor of the Odessa region, said developers Valorem and WKN Windkraft Nord plan to build projects in the region.
BRAZIL: German development bank KfW has signed an agreement to make a $335 million loan to its Brazilian counterpart BNDES for the financing of wind projects.
BRAZIL: Alstom has been awarded a EUR 320 million ($431 million) order from Renova Energia to supply turbines to a project in eastern Brazil.
TURKEY: Nordex has been handed three contracts for projects in Turkey with a total capacity of 64.2MW.
BRAZIL: Gamesa has signed two new deals to supply turbines with a total capacity of 214MW for installation on a number of wind farms in Brazil.
UNITED STATES: Texas regulators will study whether the state's wind power operators should bear some transmission costs currently paid mostly by consumers state-wide. The state's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) voted in July to assess the issue with a view to possible action.
INDIA: Gamesa has signed three turbine supply contracts totalling 220MW for projects in India.
ARGENTINA: Argentinean turbine manufacturer NRG Patagonia has signed a contract with Spanish engineering company Solute to co-develop a 1.5MW turbine for the South American market.
WORLDWIDE: After a spate of recent joint ventures such as MHI Vestas and the merger of Alstom and GE, Windpower Monthly asked Senvion vice president for offshore Norbert Giese, and Piers Guy, Vattenfall UK country manager and head of UK development, whether companies can operate as pure players in the industry.
Spain: Local utility Gas Natural Fenosa has broken Spain's long period of wind development doldrums with plans to develop 300MW by 2020 without subsidies.
Indian turbine manufacturer Suzlon has revealed plans to build a 400MW turbine facility in Brazil, with start up expected for turn of year 2015-2016.
UNITED STATES: The US Department of the Interior (DoI) has offered to lease an area offshore New Jersey for a commercial wind development.
FRANCE: EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF-EN) has acquired the Le Mont des 4 Faux project in the Champagne-Ardenne region from WindVision.
UNITED STATES: RES Americas has secured $508 million in construction loans for the 150MW Border Winds and 200MW Pleasant Valley projects.
GERMANY: Dong Energy is in the process of building the huge monopile foundations to be used at the Gode Wind 1 and 2 projects in the North Sea.
EUROPE: The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association, backed by the UK's Energy Institute, has launched its first annual incident data report with information collected from 35 offshore sites in Europe.
UNITED STATES: A US Federal Court has overturned a ruling backing President Barack Obama's decision to block a Chinese-owned company's from building four 10MW projects in Oregon.
WORLDWIDE: Research widely reported in mainstream press claiming to show that turbine fires are more common than previously thought also proves that fire risk remains negligible in wind turbines.
AUSTRALIA: Australian renewables is facing a potential hit follow the government winning a vote to remove a tax on carbon emissions.
GERMANY: The insolvency of Windreich puts 5GW of offshore wind projects in German waters at risk, data from WPO Intelligence shows.
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- Deploying American-Made Clean Energy Technologies in South Africa
- Energy Department Awards $100 Million for Innovative Energy Research
- ARPA-E Awards $33 Million for New Fuel Cell Projects
- DOI Announces Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Area for Development
- Small Businesses Receive $3 Million in Support from the Energy Department
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- Energy Department Invests $20 Million to Advance Hydrogen Production
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- USDA Announces $14 Million in Funding for Bioenergy Research
- Ohio State University Races to the Finish as the Winner of EcoCAR 2
- Press release: Green Deal Home Improvement Fund reaches £50 million milestone in six weeks
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- Press release: Cutting the cost of keeping warm to tackle fuel poverty
- Statement to Parliament: Review of the Fourth Carbon Budget
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- Speech: Speech to the CBI Energy Conference 2014
- Press release: Boost for business energy efficiency and electricity sector investment
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