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Valorem and WKN Windkraft to build in Ukraine

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:00
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.
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KfW hands BNDES $335m for wind development

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:14
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.
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Alstom wins 127-turbine Brazil order

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:52
BRAZIL: Alstom has been awarded a EUR 320 million ($431 million) order from Renova Energia to supply turbines to a project in eastern Brazil.
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Nordex wins 64MW in Turkish contracts

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:13
TURKEY: Nordex has been handed three contracts for projects in Turkey with a total capacity of 64.2MW.
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Gamesa secures 214MW in Brazil

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:05
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.
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Analysis: Texas considers passing on transmission costs

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:59
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.
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Gamesa signs three Indian deals

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:48
INDIA: Gamesa has signed three turbine supply contracts totalling 220MW for projects in India.
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Analysis: Argentina continues to build its wind industry

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:46
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.
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QotW: Can wind manufacturers continue as pure players?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:14
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.
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Gas Natural to restart Spanish development

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 15:00
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.
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Suzlon to build nacelles in Brazil

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 13:53
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.
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New Jersey offshore lease opens for offers

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:46
UNITED STATES: The US Department of the Interior (DoI) has offered to lease an area offshore New Jersey for a commercial wind development.
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EDF-EN acquires major WindVision project

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:41
FRANCE: EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF-EN) has acquired the Le Mont des 4 Faux project in the Champagne-Ardenne region from WindVision.
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RES secures US construction financing

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 07:59
UNITED STATES: RES Americas has secured $508 million in construction loans for the 150MW Border Winds and 200MW Pleasant Valley projects.
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Gallery: Dong's XL offshore foundations

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 07:17
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.
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G9 Offshore releases 2013 incident report

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:42
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.
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US court backs Ralls in Oregon dispute

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:52
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.
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Turbine fire report based on anti-wind group data

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 09:08
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.
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Australia removes carbon tax

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 08:50
AUSTRALIA: Australian renewables is facing a potential hit follow the government winning a vote to remove a tax on carbon emissions.
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Updated: Windreich insolvency risks 30% of German pipeline

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:04
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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