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Floating structure simulation toolkit unveiled

2 hours 47 min ago
UK: A transatlantic research programme has developed a new digital toolkit to simulate the behaviour of floating structures and associated underwater cabling.
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Fortum-Rusnano to build 200MW

2 hours 52 min ago
RUSSIA: The joint venture (JV) between Finnish developer Fortum and Russian group Rusnano has committed to building a 200MW wind farm having taken a final investment decision (FID).
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Nordex to supply merchant Finnish cluster

4 hours 3 min ago
FINLAND: Nordex will supply 25 turbines for four projects that developer OX2 claims is, together, the largest subsidy-free wind cluster in the Nordic region.
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Skyline acquires 460MW in Texas

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 15:00
UNITED STATES: Private investment firm Starwood Energy has sold its remaining 51% share in two Texan wind projects to clean energy developer Skyline Renewables.
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Italian firm buys 51% of Romanian servicing

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 10:13
ROMANIA: Italian clean energy group PLC will acquire a majority stake in the operations and maintenance (O&M) arm of Romanian renewables and water company Monsson Group.
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Unison installs 4.2MW turbine in South Korea

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 09:35
SOUTH KOREA: Local turbine manufacturer Unison has installed a prototype of a new U136-4.2MW turbine platform for type certification tests.
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SGRE in line for 900MW Taiwan order

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 08:54
TAIWAN: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been named as preferred supplier for the first 900MW of Ørsted's Greater Changhua projects off the country's west coast.
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Reintroduction of German setback rules proposed

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 08:26
GERMANY: Proposals to allow states to set their own setback rules and to abolish wind farms' privileges under German building laws have been presented to the federal council.
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Vestas to supply Enel in South Africa

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 09:32
SOUTH AFRICA: Vestas will provide Enel Green Power with 70 V136-4.2MW turbines at two projects won in the country's fourth tender round.
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Ørsted exits Canada partnership

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 09:00
CANADA: Danish developer Ørsted has decided against pursuing the Haida Energy Field offshore wind project off British Colombia it was developing with local energy firm NaiKun.
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Massachusetts sets auction date

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 08:54
UNITED STATES: The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will host an auction on 13 December for potential wind farm sites off Massachusetts.
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German wind auction undersubscribed again

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 08:32
GERMANY: The country's last wind tender of the year was undersubscribed and saw average prices rise again.
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UK-Ireland link passes regulatory hurdle

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:13
IRELAND: The energy regulator has decided that a proposed 500MW, 205-kilometre interconnector between Ireland and the UK is in the public interest.
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New Iron Mountain power deal in Kansas

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:43
UNITED STATES: Data company Iron Mountain will buy the electricity from 145MW of NextEra Energy's 220MW Pretty Prairie project, under development in eastern Reno County, Kansas.
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RES to repower first French wind farm

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:37
FRANCE: RES will repower an entire project for the first time by upgrading the first wind farm it built in France.
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New centre to aid corporate power deals

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:45
AUSTRALIA: The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) has helped launch a new A$1.74 million (US$1.24 million) company to aid corporations in the country to procure renewables.
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Grid operators plan wind-to-gas pilot

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:15
GERMANY: Three electricity and gas grid operators have unveiled a plan to build a 100MW wind power-to-gas pilot plant in Lower Saxony, northern Germany.
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No-deal Brexit 'lose-lose' for EU energy sector

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:10
EUROPE: Failure to reach a Brexit deal would deliver a major blow to Europe's energy sector, industry leaders have warned policymakers.
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Vaisala acquires lidar producer Leosphere

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:12
FINLAND: Measurements specialist Vaisala has acquired French lidar provider Leosphere for €38 million as the Finnish firm expands its offering.
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LM signs three-year supply deal with Goldwind

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:09
CHINA: LM Wind Power will provide blades for Goldwind's onshore 3-4MW platform under a three-year supply deal between the two companies.
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