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Vattenfall’s Q3 wind profits squeezed amid pandemic

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:13
Vattenfall experienced lower electricity prices as demand fell during the pandemic
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Another bid shortfall in German wind auction

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:02
All of Germany's onshore wind-only tenders this year have failed to fill capacity targets, while successful bid prices have largely stabilised
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Australia backs 26GW wind and solar-powered green hydrogen hub

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:24
The Australian government has agreed to ease the permitting processes and aid investment of a 26GW wind and solar-powered hydrogen and ammonia complex in Western Australia
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Transcript in full: What Trump and Biden said on wind in the final US presidential debate

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 10:07
In the last roll of the dice over who becomes the next US President, the Republican and Democratic candidates at last found a few minutes to argue over wind power
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Macquarie buys one of Europe's largest wind farms

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 09:39
Macquarie will acquire a 600MW onshore wind farm, plus an energy distribution network, electricity and gas supply business, and 22MW of hydropower capacity
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GE upgrades Haliade-X prototype to 13MW

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 14:26
GE Renewable Energy aims to secure type certification for a 13MW version of its Haliade-X offshore turbine in the coming months
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Ørsted announces new US offshore leader

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 13:52
David Hardy is to head Ørsted's North American offshore unit following the resignation of Thomas Brostrøm, who is leaving to join Shell
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Wind to play central role in Spain’s economic recovery plans

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 11:23
Roughly 100 delegates attended the Spanish Wind Energy Association’s (AEE) fifth annual congress in person with over 200 joining online, due to Covid restrictions
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Russia to adopt CfD model for wind tenders

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 15:42
The Russian government is expected to change the way it awards wind power contracts in tenders from next year
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Iberdrola buys US utility as profits rise

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 14:46
Iberdrola announced the deal alongside its results for the first nine months of the year, which showed an increase in net profit, adjusted Ebitda and investment in renewables
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US bill targets 25GW of offshore wind by 2030

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 11:34
First national US target for offshore wind energy production set at 12.5GW by 2025 and 25GW by 2030 as Democrats push for change in the final weeks of the presidential election
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Offshore heavyweights enter ring for New York's wind tender

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 11:31
Equinor, Iberdrola, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Ørsted have all submitted bids for New York's ongoing 2.5GW offshore wind tender
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Vestas turbines halted following lightning storm

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 10:31
Vestas and MidAmerican Energy are investigating the causes of a turbine breakdown at an Iowa wind farm
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Fires at wind farms 'underreported over fears of reputational damage'

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 15:24
Poor data and lack of rigorous and transparent reporting around blazes raise concerns operators are left guessing over protection, according to an expert report
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Offshore wind bridges Germany-Denmark power gap

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:29
A newly commissioned 400MW subsea cable makes it possible to send green power directly from the wind farms to consumers and, at the same time, exchange electricity between the two countries
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Industry calls for 3TW Chinese wind power capacity to reach carbon neutrality by 2060

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:32
More than 400 wind power companies signed a joint declaration calling for annual wind power capacity additions of 50-60GW to help China reach carbon neutrality by 2060
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First Swiss wind farm built since 2016

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 16:26
The wind farm in the Swiss Alps is the first to be built in nearly five years and is also the country's second largest
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Polish coal giant PGE unveils greater wind ambitions

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 14:28
PGE plans to boost its onshore and offshore wind portfolio as it aims to reach climate-neutrality by 2050
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New type of industry forum launched by Windpower Monthly

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 14:00
Industry leader draws up plans for a new type of free digital event with one-to-one meetings matching buyers and suppliers - as well as keynote talks and panel discussions
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Goldwind unveils onshore turbines at conference amid pandemic

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 10:53
Goldwind launched two new onshore wind turbines – the GW165-3.6/4.0MW and GW165-5.XMW – at China Wind Power 2020 conference in Beijing
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