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‘Giant waves’ from hurricane Epsilon knock down Saitec floating wind turbine in Spain

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 12:01
Ten metre high waves broke and capsized a wind turbine prototype as a storm crashed into northern Spain causing damage along the coast
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Vestas' Q3 profits squeezed despite record turbine deliveries

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 10:44
Vestas CEO Henrik Andersen said the coronavirus pandemic continued to impact the Danish manufacturer in Q3
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Chinese contractor plans subsidy-free 800MW wind farm in Ukraine

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 15:56
If built, the 800MW project in Donetsk would be one of Europe’s largest onshore wind farms
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Wind power installations set for record year despite pandemic – GWEC

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 15:42
The Global Wind Energy Council argues wind power's expected record growth in 2020 demonstrates its resilience
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RWE acquires 2.7GW project pipeline from Nordex

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 10:45
RWE's latest acquisition adds to its existing 22GW development pipeline
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UK onshore wind fleet could reach 30GW by 2030

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 10:44
The UK’s onshore wind fleet could more than double to 30GW by 2030 if projects are consented in a timely manner and with the right planning framework in place, according to new analysis.
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Enercon lines up CEO replacement as Kettwig retires

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 14:16
Enercon board member Momme Janssen will replace Hans-Dieter Kettwig, who is due to retire at the start of next month
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Confidence rises in German onshore and global offshore wind markets

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 12:46
Positive assessment from industry experts around the world offers stark contrast to extremely negative results one year ago, despite the impact of the Covid-19 crisis
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The challenges facing Suzlon's new CEO

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 11:51
Suzlon's new CEO, Ashwani Kumar, will need to draw on all his 30 years of experience in the energy business to restore the Indian turbine manufacturer to profitability
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US wind power 'on track for record year' despite Covid-19

Fri, 10/30/2020 - 11:31
In the first nine months of the year, 6.3GW of new wind power capacity has been commissioned in the US – a 72% increase from one year earlier
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Engie buys 420MW Australian wind farm

Fri, 10/30/2020 - 11:20
The 420MW Hills of Gold project will be Engie's second wind farm in Australia and its largest in the country
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Japan needs 130GW of wind capacity to reach 2050 carbon-neutrality target

Thu, 10/29/2020 - 16:58
New prime minister Yoshihide Suga announced Japan will aim to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
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Equinor gains on wind, loses on oil and gas

Thu, 10/29/2020 - 15:23
Norwegian energy giant Equinor's renewable energy division's profits doubled in Q3, but this was outweighed by seven-figure write-downs of oil and gas assets
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New platform key to offshore wind leadership after MHI Vestas decoupling – Vestas CEO

Thu, 10/29/2020 - 11:38
Vestas aims to lead the offshore wind sector by 2025, following its acquisition of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' stake in their joint venture, CEO Henrik Andersen said
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Vestas buys out MHI from offshore wind joint venture

Thu, 10/29/2020 - 08:31
Vestas will acquire Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' stake in their offshore wind joint venture. MHI will buy a small stake in Vestas
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Scotland aims for 11GW offshore wind by 2030

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 14:07
The Scottish government hopes its increased offshore wind ambition will support its plans for renewables to power 50% of its electricity, heat and transport by 2030
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Rhode Island chases 600 MW of new offshore wind energy

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 12:34
US State is pursuing a competitive request for proposals (RFP) to procure up to 600 MW of new offshore wind energy, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announces.
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GE Renewable Energy turns first quarterly profit since 2018

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 11:29
GE Renewable Energy recorded a profit in Q3 2020 due to improved pricing, tighter capital spending and job cuts, according to its latest investor presentation
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Growing wind portfolio and major divestment pushes Ørsted through the Covid crisis

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 09:08
Danish developer Ørsted reports an 18% fall year-on-year fall in profits in Q3, but a 2% rise for the first nine months of the year
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‘Extreme weather, cyber-attacks and variable electricity’ among key threats to wind power, finds IEA report

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:40
Major study points to serious challenges to the security of supply with the share of wind and solar electricity generation globally set to rise from 7% to 45% by 2040
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