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Enel to shed French assets and US stake

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:55
WORLDWIDE: Enel Green Power has said it plans to sell all of its French wind assets and seek a minority partner for its renewable developments in North America to free up funds for markets with high-growth potential.
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AMSC launches 2MW turbine design

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:45
UNITED STATES: AMSC has launched a 2MW turbine, with a 113-metre rotor, designed for low wind speed conditions.
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UK offshore wind production up 51.5%

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:58
UK: Electricty generated by offshore wind increased 51.5% in 2013, with onshore wind producing 40% more electricity compared to a year earlier.
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Offshore wind contraction hits Siemens performance

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:44
GERMANY: Siemens has said saw a "significantly lower" revenue from its offshore wind division in the latest quarter, denting the wind division's margin.
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PMSS to advise on US offshore cabling

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:23
UNITED STATES: TUV SUD PMSS will advice the US government on guidance for cable spacing for offshore wind projects.
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Statkraft sells 49% stake in UK onshore wind projects

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:11
UK: Statkraft has sold a 49% stake in its 142.2MW onshore wind portfolio to Chinese-backed firm Gingko Tree Investment.
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Allianz picks Vestas for 53MW Swedish project

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 07:55
SWEDEN: Allianz Capital Partners has chosen Vestas to supply and install the turbines on a 53MW wind project in Sweden.
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Dong and Centrica abandon Irish Sea Round 3 zone

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 07:42
UK: Dong and Centrica have announced they are ending their agreement with the Crown Estate to develop the 4.2GW Irish Sea offshore zone.
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Iberdrola begins construction on 202MW Texas project

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:00
UNITED STATES: Iberdrola has started construction at the 202MW Baffin project in Texas, part of the 606MW Peñascal cluster.
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Wind accounts for 58% of Brazil reserve auction submissions

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 09:19
BRAZIL: Wind power has once again dominated the applications for Brazil's upcoming reserve energy auction with 15.4GW of submissions.
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Acciona shrinks wind losses

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:45
SPAIN: Acciona reduced the loss from its wind division in the first half of the year, bringing it down from EUR 27 million a year before to just EUR 5 million.
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Iberdrola completes 13.6MW Kenyan project

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:43
KENYA: A consortium of Iberdrola and Gamesa has finished building a 13.6MW project in Kenya's Ngong Hills, 30 kilometres south-west of Nairobi, for state utility KenGen.
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German renewables law forces 1H installation push

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:05
GERMANY: Germany installed 650 new turbines with a total capacity of 1,723MW onshore in the first 6 months of 2014, 66% more than the 1,038 MW installed in the previous year.
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Manufacturers petition Russian government over wind rules

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:04
RUSSIA: The wind industry has called on the Russian government to change existing subsidy rules for wind energy generation, as GE and others prepare to manufacture in the country.
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China connects 6.32GW to grid in 1H

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 09:28
CHINA: Statistics released Monday by the National Energy Administration (NEA) show China connected 6.32GW of wind power capacity to its power grid in the first half-year, boosting the total to 82.77GW.
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Nordex wins 50MW Uruguay contract

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:07
URUGUAY: Nordex has been handed a contract to construct a project in northeast Uruguay, which includes the supply of 20 turbines.
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South Dakota rules against wind operator

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:41
UNITED STATES: South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has ruled unanimously against a wind developer attempting to use state legislation to force six cooperatives to buy power from its wind projects in the state.
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US Army to install 2MW turbine on base

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:15
UNITED STATES: US military base Toole Army Depot is to install a second onsite turbine with a capacity of 2MW.
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Siemens wins Netherlands near-shore order

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:42
NETHERLANDS: Siemens Energy has been awarded the contract to supply turbines to the 144MW Westermeerwind near-shore project by owner Westermeerwind BV, as the project reaches financial close.
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GE to supply 76MW Indian projects

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:01
UNITED STATES: GE is to supply turbines with a capacity of 76MW for installation on two projects in India in which it has also taken a stake.
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