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Funding for auto-inspection solutions

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 16:02
UK: The government's InnovateUK fund will invest £19 million in projects offering solutions to improve autonomous subsea or subsurface inspections and monitoring systems for offshore projects.
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Global Wind Service opens Serbian unit

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:37
SERBIA: Installation and service company Global Wind Service (GWS) is setting up a new business unit in Serbia due to "expected potential" in the market.
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Spain to pay compensation to renewables investors

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:10
SPAIN: In a second international ruling against retroactive cuts in renewables support introduced by the Spanish government in 2013, a Swedish arbitration panel has awarded a Luxembourg-based investment firm €53 million compensation.
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New projects boost Northland's 2017 sales

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:12
CANADA: Completion of two offshore wind farms boosted Northland Power's revenue for 2017 by 25%, the Canadian developer said.
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Agency backs Le Treport 'with reservations'

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:50
FRANCE: Following a long wait, the French Agency for Biodiversity (AFB) has backed Engie's 496MW Dieppe-Le Tréport project, off the Normandy coast, but "with reservations".
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Pattern to trial predictive analytics software

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:32
UNITED STATES: Developer Pattern Energy will pilot predictive analytics software at its 200MW Logan's Gap project in Comanche County in central Texas.
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Pattern to trial predictive analytics software

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 16:45
UNITED STATES: Developer Pattern Energy will pilot predictive analytics software at its 200MW Logan's Gap project in Comanche County in central Texas.
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Vattenfall picks HVDC for 1.8GW Norfolk projects

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 15:13
UK: Swedish developer Vattenfall will deploy high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cables at its Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas projects, the company has announced.
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VIDEO: Helicopter installs composite pylons

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:23
UK: A specialist helicopter has been used in Scotland to install lightweight composite poles that will support transmission lines connecting a wind project to the national grid.
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Fugro revenue grows outside of oil and gas

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:41
NETHERLANDS: Ocean surveyors Fugro recorded a 15.7% decline in its revenue for 2017 -- a year it described as "the fourth of an exceptionally deep downturn in oil and gas services".
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New projects boost Innergex earnings

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:12
CANADA: Newly commissioned and acquired wind farms drove up Canadian developer Innergex's revenue last year.
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DTU and Vattenfall partner on shadow-effect project

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 17:15
DENMARK: The Danish Technical University (DTU) and developer Vattenfall have announced a joint project to investigate the effect offshore wind projects have on nearby sites.
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Engie buys US developer Infinity Renewables

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 15:21
UNITED STATES: Engie's North American subsidiary has acquired wind and solar developer Infinity Renewables and its 8GW-plus pipeline for an undisclosed sum.
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New projects to lose priority dispatch from 2020

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:29
EUROPE: The European Parliament's (EP) energy committee has approved a raft of new measures to modernise the bloc's energy markets.
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Rocky Mountain identifies 1.3GW in Wyoming

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:08
UNITED STATES: Rocky Mountain Power has selected plans for four new wind farms to expand its fleet in Wyoming, northwest US.
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European Energy strategy produces strong results

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:13
DENMARK: Renewable energy developer European Energy has recorded pre-tax profit of €25.8 million for 2017, an increase of 44% on the previous year.
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Production increases boost Iberdrola renewables profit

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:02
SPAIN: Iberdrola recorded a 3.7% rise in net profit for 2017, which it said was mostly driven by its renewables and networks businesses.
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SGRE wins 36MW Balkan order

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:05
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has won a 36MW turbine order from local developer FL Wind.
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WindEurope calls for 'smarter grid roll-out' to integrate renewables

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:18
EUROPE: More strategic investment in electricity grids needs to take place if renewables are to meet 35% of Europe's energy needs, WindEurope has argued.
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Increased EU targets could prompt investment, report finds

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:48
EUROPE: Increasing renewables' share in the European energy mix to 34% could trigger extra investment and job growth, according to a new report.
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