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Windfloat and VOWTAP dropped from DOE plan

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 11:13
UNITED STATES: Two projects have been dropped from the Department of Energy (DOE)'s offshore demonstration programme, to be replaced by Aqua Ventus and Icebreaker.
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Offshore Project Progress - 27 May

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:10
EUROPE: Recent project progress from ScottishPower Renewables' 1.2GW East Anglia Three as it begins on the planning process, Eneco's Norther site and the Burbo Bank Extension in the Irish Sea.
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Senvion to install new 3.4MW prototype in Germany

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 10:43
GERMANY: Senvion will install a prototype of its new 3.4M140 low-wind turbine in Janneby, northern Germany.
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AWEA responds to Trump wind comments

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 09:05
UNITED STATES: The American Wind Energy Assocation (AWEA) has hit back at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump following the billionaire's speech on energy in North Dakota.
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AWEA 2016: RPS cost £12/MWh in 2014

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:04
UNITED STATES: Compliance with renewable portfolio standards (RPS) cost US consumers an average $12/MWh in 2014 - or a total of $2.6 billion.
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Italy's repowering potential runs into regulatory constraints

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:59
ITALY: After years of slow growth, replacing old turbines with higher-capacity new machines is key for the country to reach its 2020 and 2030 wind-energy targets, but there are obstacles.
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AWEA 2016: PTC attracts investment competition

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:42
UNITED STATES: The long-term phase-out of the production tax credit (PTC) is bringing more tax equity investors into the US market, leaving developers hopeful it will make what has always been their most expensive source of capital more affordable.
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Online turbine sales portal bags Dutch equivalent

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:33
GERMANY: WIV, German operator of online marketplace wind-turbine.com has acquired Dutch counterpart portal windturbines-marketplace.com from Windbrokers Europe, expanding its reach of new and used wind turbine buyers and sellers.
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AWEA 2016: 'We must be humble and paranoid'

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:27
UNITED STATES: The US wind sector needs to be both humble and paranoid as it navigates through the five-year production tax credit (PTC) phase out and prepares to compete without subsidies.
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Dong sets IPO price range

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 09:39
DENMARK: Danish offshore wind developer Dong Energy has set an indicative price range of DKK 200-255 (€26.89 - 34.29) per share ahead of its planned initial public offering (IPO) this summer.
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AWEA 2016: Day three - live blog

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 18:29
UNITED STATES: Windpower Monthly is bringing you news from the third and final day of Windpower 2016, the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) annual conference and exhibition, in New Orleans.
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Whirlpool to install turbines at more plants

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 11:12
UNITED STATES: White goods manufacturer Whirlpool is adding to its wind power generation by installing four Goldwind turbines at two additional Ohio factories.
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Industry takes stand against energy plans

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:58
GERMANY: Members of the German wind industry will protest today and on 2 June over the proposed changes to the renewable energy act.
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AWEA 2016: GE looks to double European share

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 09:13
UNITED STATES: With the help of its newly-acquired offshore business, the manufacturer is looking to double its share in the European market, said GE's onshore wind CEO Anne McEntee.
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AWEA 2016: Goldwind and Senvion target US top-tier

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 08:51
UNITED STATES: Turbine manufacturers Goldwind and Senvion are aiming to become top-tier manufacturers in the US, said company executives during AWEA Windpower 2016.
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AWEA 2016: Day two - live blog

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 18:47
UNITED STATES: Windpower Monthly is bringing you news from the second day of Windpower 2016, the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) annual conference and exhibition, in New Orleans.
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US agency considers extending bird permits

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 18:14
UNITED STATES: The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) plans to keep zero limit on golden eagle strike as report suggests population is declining. But 'incidental' permits may be extended to 30 years.
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AWEA 2016: Day one - live blog

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:30
UNITED STATES: The global wind industry is in New Orleans this week (23-36 May) for the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) Windpower 2016 annual conference and exhibition.
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RES and National Grid agree fast balancing

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 09:37
UK: RES has signed a four-year deal with grid operator National Grid to provide a battery storage system to aid grid balancing in the UK.
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O'Connor appointed GWEC ambassador

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 09:06
IRELAND: Mainstream Renewable Power CEO Eddie O'Connor has been made a global ambassador for the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).
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