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Massachusetts to increase offshore wind target

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 15:45
A new Massachusetts bill would raise its offshore wind target by an additional 2.4GW
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Onshore wind operators face hit from grid parity in China

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 14:32
Newly installed wind and solar PV projects stopped receiving subsidies from 1 January 2021, and the change may impact some power producers more than others
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‘Stunning’ test results offer longer lifetime hope for offshore wind foundations

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 14:50
Scanning technology at the Wikinger offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea reveals the potential to ramp up the lifetime of offshore wind structures
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Massive 1GW New Mexico order for GE Renewable Energy

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 15:46
Pattern Energy's 1,050MW Western Spirit Wind project is the "largest single-phase construction of renewable power in US history” and will feature 377 GE turbines
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Hornsea Three granted construction permission after repeated pushbacks

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 15:12
UK government green lights 2.4GW offshore wind farm after Ørsted reduced number of turbines and vows to build nesting schemes to protect birds
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Enel faces up to $1.5 million fines in Russia over coronavirus delays

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 13:40
Enel claims it has faced force majeure circumstances in developing wind farms in Russia during the coronavirus pandemic and will try to convince customers not to collect fines
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Enercon-owner and EWE to form new wind development company

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 12:10
Aloys Wobben Foundation and German energy company EWE aim to develop onshore wind farms in Germany, France and other European countries
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Congress approves tax credits boost for US wind

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 09:54
US Congress approved support for wind, solar and other renewable energy technologies as part of a $2.3 trillion pandemic relief package
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Wind farm owners join forces to share turbine performance data

Mon, 12/21/2020 - 14:24
Enel, Engie and Equinor have joined a programme to share turbine performance data and "end OEMs' superiority" in data ownership
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German onshore wind reverses trend with successful tender

Mon, 12/21/2020 - 10:32
For the first time this year, developers submitted bids for more capacity than was on offer in a German onshore wind tender
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GE turbine catches fire at newly completed US wind farm

Mon, 12/21/2020 - 10:30
The 225MW Roundhouse wind farm in Wyoming was commissioned in June and features two models of GE turbines
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US backs 10MW floating offshore wind demo in Shell lease area

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 14:36
The US government has backed plans for a 10MW floating offshore wind project as part of a new funding round for demonstration projects
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Iberdrola enters Polish offshore with 50% stake in 7.3GW pipeline

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 12:24
Iberdrola plans to use its foothold in Poland to expand its offshore wind capacity in other Baltic Sea countries
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Vestas invests in CIP to expand project development capability

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 11:52
Vestas has launched a new project development business unit and agreed to buy 25% of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners
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GE boosts Haliade-X to 14MW for third Dogger Bank site

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 09:15
GE's newly uprated 14MW Haliade-X is now the joint most powerful offshore wind turbine in the world
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New York to install 100MW battery system to integrate offshore wind

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 15:44
New York City is set to install a 100MW battery system to help maximise the city’s 9GW offshore wind potential, the largest storage project built yet
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Wind balances Danish grid for first time

Thu, 12/17/2020 - 12:54
Forecasts of wind power's availability are so advanced that turbines can deliver what they have promised in advance, pilot project in Denmark shows
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EU energy infrastructure proposals 'jeopardise carbon neutrality goals'

Wed, 12/16/2020 - 14:49
Industry group WindEurope warns the European Commission's new revision to energy infrastructure rules may still allow fossil-fuel projects to receive funding
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Siemens Gamesa and Ørsted extend US partnership to onshore wind

Wed, 12/16/2020 - 12:30
Siemens Gamesa and Ørsted have partnered in the US on offshore wind projects in the past, but the Haystack project in Nebraska will be their first collaboration in US onshore wind
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RWE signs PPA with E.on for UK offshore site

Tue, 12/15/2020 - 15:49
RWE Renewables has signed a 13-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with E.on UK for the entire electricity output of a 219MW offshore wind farm following a complex asset swap deal last year
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