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Canadian pension firm buys Renew Power share

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:27
INDIA: Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is to acquire a 6.3% stake in developer Renew Power, further expanding its wind power portfolio.
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SGRE India confidence grows with 326MW order

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:30
INDIA: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has won deals to provide 163 turbines across 26 wind farms across the country.
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Port deal signed for Japanese harbour project

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:22
JAPAN: Local developer Hibiki Wind Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Kitakyushu City authorities to use port facilities for an offshore wind project.
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Vestas wins first Kazakh order

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:39
KAZAKHSTAN: Vestas has received its first turbine order for a 52MW project in northern Kazakhstan.
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Government plan to speed up onshore deployment

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:36
FRANCE: A new ten-point plan, drawn up by state representatives, industry players and associations, aims to halve the time it takes to complete onshore wind power projects.
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Transmission capacity set to be left unused

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:59
GERMANY: The expansion plan for offshore wind energy over the coming years is not matching exactly with grid connection plans.
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SAWEA 'awaits final step' in long-running PPA dispute

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:40
SOUTH AFRICA: The country's wind industry association anticipates 26 outstanding power purchase agreements (PPAs) will finally be signed in the first quarter of 2018.
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Nike signs Texan wind PPA

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:54
UNITED STATES: Nike has signed a second power purchase agreement (PPA) with Avangrid Renewables, this time for 86MW from a Texan wind farm, while conglomerate Unilever signs a renewables deal in Spain.
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Quinbrook buys 223.5MW portfolio from NextEra

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:01
UNITED STATES: Investment manager Quinbrook has acquired a 223.5MW portfolio of operational wind farms from subsidiaries of developer NextEra Energy Resources.
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Masdar and Cepsa in renewables memorandum

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:53
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Oil and gas company Cepsa and renewable investment firm Masdar will explore the possibility of developing renewable energy projects together, the two companies announced.
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Masdar signs Batwind collaboration deal

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:41
UK: United Arab Emirates-based renewables investor Masdar has signed a collaboration agreement with developer Statoil for the Batwind storage project, connected to the partners' Hywind floating array off Scotland.
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GE turbines selected for Ukrainian project

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:11
UKRAINE: GE Renewable Energy will supply 26 turbines for the first phase of a 200MW wind farm, which could be the joint-largest in the country when built.
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UK could support 30GW offshore by 2030

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:59
UK: A new report by Aurora Energy Research suggests the UK's offshore wind capacity could quintuple in size by 2030 if given the right policy mechanism.
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SGRE receives debut US orders for 3.465MW

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:40
UNITED STATES: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply its G132-3.465MW turbine in the US for the first time after signing two orders with different developers.
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European Parliament approves 35% renewables target

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:54
EUROPE: Members of the European Parliament have backed a renewable energy target of 35% by 2030 -- an increase on the 27% target proposed by the European Energy Council and Commission.
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SGRE wins Chinese double order

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:18
CHINA: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has signed contracts to supply 96MW of turbines to two wind farms in China.
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Helm defends review against energy lobby 'vested interests'

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:57
UK: The cost of energy review published by Dieter Helm in October has been criticised as an unrealistic model of the energy market by leaders of the UK's energy and renewables industries.
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Financial package for 50MW Dominican project

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:34
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: World Bank Group member, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has arranged an $80 million financing package for a 50MW wind farm in the Dominican Republic.
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Glennmont seeks renewables investment opportunities

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:47
EUROPE: Fund manager Glennmont Partners has launched a fund to invest in 500MW of renewable energy assets across the European Economic Area.
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Wind investment falls to four-year low

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:24
WORLDWIDE: The total value of investments in the wind-power sector in 2017 amounted to $107 billion, the lowest annual figure since 2013, according to the latest figures.
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