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GWEC announces Ben Backwell as new CEO

6 hours 2 min ago
WORLDWIDE: The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has announced that Ben Backwell will replace Steve Sawyer as its CEO.
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Vestas secures debut Panama order

6 hours 33 min ago
PANAMA: Vestas has received its first order for a wind farm in Panama, the 66MW Toabré project in the central province of Coclé.
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DNV GL to showcase Indian offshore feasibility report

7 hours 10 min ago
INDIA: DNV GL is exhibiting the results of a four-year study into the potential for offshore wind in India at the Global Offshore Wind 2018 conference in Manchester, England today.
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'Investors should do more than just invest'

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:18
AFRICA: Chris Antonopoulos, CEO of renewable energy developer and investor, Lekela Power, believes investors should play a more hands-on role in local communities around renewable energy projects.
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Nordex wins Spain triple deal

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:39
SPAIN: Nordex will supply a total of 31 AW132 3MW and 3.3MW turbines, to three projects of 95MW total capacity.
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Prysmian to supply Borssele III & IV cables

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:17
NETHERLANDS: Italian supplier Prysmian has won an order from contractor Van Oord to supply 66kV inter-array cables to the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind project.
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Vestas wins new Xcel order

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:14
UNITED STATES: Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas has been awarded a 442MW order from developer Xcel Energy.
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Senvion 'all in' on new 4.2MW in North America

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:03
UNITED STATES: Senvion's North American chief said the business unit is going "all in" on its new 4.2MW turbine in a bid to get ahead of the curve.
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Enel commissions Peru's largest wind farm

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 07:07
PERU: Enel Green Power has commissioned the country's largest wind farm, the 132MW Wayra I project.
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Lagerwey to build Netherlands' 'first publicly owned' site

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:37
NETHERLANDS: Lagerwey has been contracted to build what it claims is the country's first wind farm to be entirely publicly owned.
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GALLERY: Global Wind Day celebrates local impact

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 08:28
WORLDWIDE: Farmers, gathering storms and 'fearless spidermen' were among the winners of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and WindEurope's photo competition for Global Wind Day.
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Subsidy-free renewables need policy changes, report claims

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:11
GERMANY: Accelerating the expansion of renewable energy sources could threaten their competitiveness, a new report has claimed.
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Deepwater wins 200MW in Connecticut RfP

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:26
UNITED STATES: Connecticut has awarded Deepwater Wind 200MW of grid capacity for its Revolution Wind project off the US' north-east coast.
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Pakistan 'lacks clear strategy', says WWEA

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:37
PAKISTAN: Federal and provincial government should draw up co-ordinated development strategies if the country is to avoid falling further behind in the transition towards renewable energy, according to a new report.
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Europe agrees to 32% target

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:02
EUROPE: Following negotiations between the European Parliament, Council and Commission, the bloc has agreed a "binding" 32% by 2030 renewable energy target.
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Fortum-Rusnano JV claims 823MW Russian tender win

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 15:26
RUSSIA: The joint venture (JV) of Finnish developer Fortum and Russian technology giant Rusnano has won the right to build 823MW of wind capacity in the country's latest tender, it has claimed.
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UK test site to be decommissioned

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:28
UK: The National Offshore Wind Turbine Test Facility in Hunterston, Scotland, will be decommissioned after six years in operation.
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Tennet and Innogy to study project interconnection

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:34
EUROPE: Transmission system operator Tennet and offshore wind developer Innogy are joining forces to look at the possibility of using offshore wind projects in cross-border interconnectors, in the latest move to create a North Sea hub.
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Eni to build first wind farm in Kazakhstan

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:05
KAZAKHSTAN: Italian firm Eni has taken the final investment decision (FID) to build, develop and operate a 50MW wind farm in the north-west of the country.
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WindEurope urges Germany to support 35% renewables target

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 14:22
EUROPE: WindEurope CEO has Giles Dickson called on the German government to side with the new governments of Italy and Spain and back MEPs' demands for high renewable energy and efficiency targets.
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