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Offshore Project Progress - 29 April

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:37
EUROPE: Recent project updates from ScottishPower Renewables' UK project and details of Statoil's involvement at an E.on site in Germany.
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PTC drives busy Q1 in the US

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 09:30
UNITED STATES: Over 15.2GW of US wind capacity was under construction or in advanced stages of development at the end of the first quarter of 2016, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).
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Vestas suffers revenue dip despite record order intake

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:16
DENMARK: Vestas recorded orders totalling 2.4GW in the first quarter of 2016, but revenues were 4% down year-on-year.
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Vattenfall earnings increase in 'stable' Q1

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:53
SWEDEN: Vattenfall has reported a 7% year-on-year increase in pre-tax earnings in its first quarter of 2016, with its wind business increasing by 12.7%.
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Analysis: Industry questions German sustainability

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:17
GERMANY: The German government's draft renewables act revealed a reduced offshore growth plan that raises questions over the industry's viability.
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MHI decides against taking JV ownership

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 08:56
DENMARK/JAPAN: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will not take up the option of acquiring a majority stake in their offshore joint venture with Vestas.
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Windicator Data

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:22
GLOBAL: Latest forecast installed and operating wind power capacity around the world (MW) from January 2016 to 1 May 2016, plus our unique Feelgood Factor.
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Analysis: Wind to play swing-producer role in Germany

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:40
GERMANY: The German government revealed details in its draft renewable energy act 2016, relegating onshore wind to a supporting role, dependent on developments by all other renewables.
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Dong to explore APAC opportunities

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 09:40
DENMARK: Dong Energy is opening an office in Taiwan to "explore offshore wind opportunities" in the Asia-Pacific region as its wind operations helped the company's pre-tax earnings increase 35% year on year in the first quarter.
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Senvion opens Japanese regional office

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:08
JAPAN: Senvion is steaming ahead with its globalisation plans as its opens an office in Japan to service the local market, just weeks after opening a base in India.
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Analysis: Bosnia on the path to wind

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:10
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: Bosnia and Herzegovina moved closer to becoming a wind energy producer with the awarding of a turbine supply contract to Siemens for the 50.6MW Mesihovina wind farm.
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Moventas upgrades UK testing facility

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 09:02
UK: Finnish gearbox manufacturer Moventas is incorporating a 3.6MW test rig in its Huddersfield workshop.
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Statoil enters Germany with E.on partnership

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:57
GERMANY: Developers Statoil and E.on will jointly build the 385MW Arkona project in the Baltic Sea, marking the Norwegian company's first foray into German waters.
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Analysis: Argentina targets 10GW of renewables

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 08:55
ARGENTINA: Argentina could be on the brink of a wind energy boom capable of transforming the struggling electricity market.
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Offshore Project Progress - 22 April

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:56
EUROPE: Recent updates from three projects in Germany and confirmation Siemens will supply the 309MW Rentel project in Belgium.
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Gallery: Vestas assembles four-rotor concept

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 08:27
DENMARK: Vestas this week unveiled its 900kW four-rotor wind turbine concept being assembled at a test site in Denmark.
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SunEdison files for bankruptcy

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:13
UNITED STATES: Renewables developer SunEdison has filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York.
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John Laing £65m share proposal

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:44
UK: John Laing Environmental Assets Group (JLEN) is seeking to raise £65 million (€82.3 million) from a share offering after exhausting its credit facility.
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Senvion expansion starts with 299MW Chile deal

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 09:23
CHILE: Mainstream Renewable Power has awarded German manufacturer Senvion a 299MW contract to supply turbines to two projects in Chile.
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China halts northern project approvals

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 08:22
CHINA: China's National Energy Administration (NEA) has suspended approval of new wind power projects in six northern regions due to the amount of wind energy wasted last year.
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