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Brazil approves 3.9GW of wind for next auction

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:48
BRAZIL: Brazilian regulator Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica (EPE) has approved 3.9GW of wind projects for an upcoming 4.2GW alternative sources auction.
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Gallery: France-Spain 2GW HVDC link

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 06:59
FRANCE/SPAIN: Siemens has commissioned the high voltage direct current (HVDC) link between France and Spain to transport wind energy between the two countries.
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EC approved German offshore state aid

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 13:45
GERMANY: The European Commission (EC) has approved government support for 20 offshore projects under state aid rules.
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Analysis: UK political parties' wind plans light on detail

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 09:44
UK: The Conservative party, senior partner in the two-party coalition that has governed the UK since 2010, has pledged to "halt the spread of onshore wind farms" if it wins power in the general election on 7 May.
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US jobs increased 40% in 2014 - AWEA

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 09:36
UNITED STATES: The number of jobs in the industry increased 40% in 2014, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).
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Gode Wind construction starts

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 09:04
GERMANY: The first foundation at Dong Energy's 582MW Gode Wind project in the North Sea has been installed.
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Vestas sets out share-based incentives scheme

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 13:51
DENMARK: Vestas has restructured the way its board of directors and executive management are rewarded.
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Siemens wins 100MW deal in Canada.

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 13:08
CANADA: Siemens has secured an order for a 100MW project in Canada from the Northland Power-backed Grand Bend Wind Limited Partnership
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US provides $1.75 million for bat protection

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 08:52
UNITED STATES: The US government will invest $1.75 million in five projects developing initiatives to protect sensitive bat species against the affects of wind turbines.
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Senvion wins 45MW UK orders

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 07:45
UK: Senvion has won four orders from UK developer Blue Energy to provide 45MW of turbines to projects in the country.
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Enel secures South Africa deals worth 425MW

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 13:30
SOUTH AFRICA: Enel Green Power has secured three energy supply contracts with state-utility Eskom totalling 425MW.
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Neart Na Gaoithe to use Siemens turbine transformer

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 09:28
UK: Mainstream Renewable Power will use Siemens' new offshore transformer module, instead of a substation, at its 448MW Neart Na Gaoithe project in Scotland.
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Acciona wins 129MW deal in Mexico

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 09:08
MEXICO: Acciona has been awarded a 129MW deal by an unnamed company for a project in Mexico.
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Senvion launches first NES turbine

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 08:22
GERMANY: Senvion unveiled the first turbine to use its "New Electrical System" (NES) at Hannover Messe on 13 April.
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Gamesa begins G132-5MW blade fit

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 07:52
SPAIN: Gamesa has begun fitting blades to its 5MW prototype onshore turbine at its research facility in Alaiz to create the G132-5MW turbine.
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Foundations complete at Zuidwester

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:56
NETHERLANDS: Foundations have been completed and the first tower installed at the 90MW Zuidwester project, along the Ijsselmeer lake.
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Gamesa begins G132-5MW blade fit

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 10:32
SPAIN: Gamesa has begun fitting blades to its 5MW prototype turbine at its research facility in Alaiz to create the G132-5MW offshore turbine.
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Gamesa wins 98MW deals in China

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:52
CHINA: Gamesa has been awarded two contracts in China to provide turbines totalling 98MW.
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New Senvion 3MW variant

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:18
GERMANY: Senvion has launched a new system for its 3MW-platform range to focus on improving grid connectivity.
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Low US wind speeds cut production

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 07:47
US: In the first quarter of 2015, wind speeds in California and Texas were the lowest in 47 years, according to weather monitoring firm Vaisala.
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