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Mining group sister company plans one of UK’s biggest onshore wind farms

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 12/07/2020 - 15:23
Banks Group's subsidiary plans 300MW onshore wind farm in Scotland
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France to auction '1GW offshore wind site'

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 12/07/2020 - 13:07
The new project will be tendered under France’s multi-year energy plan, known as PPE
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Asian tech giants 'interested in buying Siemens Gamesa stakes'

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 12/07/2020 - 12:03
Two giant Asian companies are reportedly interested in buying stakes in the turbine manufacturer from majority owner Siemens
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RWE and Equinor back ‘groundbreaking’ NortH2 green hydrogen project

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 12/07/2020 - 11:51
Two more heavyweights join a green hydrogen consortium alongside project partners Shell, Gasunie and Groningen Seaports
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Ørsted to sell 25% of 1.1GW Ocean Wind site

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 12/04/2020 - 13:28
New Jersey local utility will take a 25% stake in the offshore wind farm, which could produce first power in 2024
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Senvion sells Indian unit to Dubai-based investor

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 12/04/2020 - 10:43
Deal to sell 100% of Senvion India to Dubai-based fund will complete carve-up of German turbine manufacturer
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Oil giant Eni to buy stake in 2.4GW Dogger Bank offshore project

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 12/04/2020 - 09:08
With completion of the deal, Equinor and SSE will each own a 40% stake in Dogger Bank A & B, while Eni will hold a 20% stake in the wind farm
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WindEnergy Hamburg 2020: Why communication must be central to energy transition

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 12/03/2020 - 12:43
COP26's climate champion called for stronger messaging from the wind power industry at the WindEnergy Hamburg 2020 virtual event
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French courts give Saint-Brieuc the green light

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 12/03/2020 - 12:23
France could finally start offshore construction next year after the country's highest court rejects latest challenge against Iberdrola's Saint Brieuc project
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Siemens Gamesa to overtake Vestas by 2025

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 12/03/2020 - 11:36
Vestas, Siemens Gamesa and GE will push their market share to nearly two thirds of the global market by the end of the decade, analysts at Wood Mackenzie believe
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WindEnergy Hamburg 2020: How top wind CEOs are navigating the Covid-19 pandemic

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 12/03/2020 - 10:50
Manufacturing, developer and investor chiefs say the wind industry has proved its resilience while showing it can be relied upon in a crisis
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Britain Seeking Site For Fusion Power

Nuclear Power - Thu, 12/03/2020 - 00:27
The British government this week began the first significant step towards a nuclear fusion power plant by initiating the search for local communities willing to become the home of such a plant, media reports indicate.(read more)

NRC OKs Three Mile Island Unit 2 Custody Transfer

Nuclear Power - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 23:57
The U.S. National Regulator Commission said Wednesday it had approved a license transfer for Three Mile Island, Unit 2 from FirstEnergy Companies to TMI-2 Solutions.(read more)

Proposed Vietnam tariff cuts ‘jeopardise wind sector growth’

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 13:11
GWEC has described the proposed cuts as “one of the most dramatic reductions seen in any wind power market to date”
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WindEnergy Hamburg 2020: European cooperation ‘critical’ to UK offshore wind targets

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 10:55
The UK's trade commissioner for Europe said the country wants and needs to work with its European partners in offshore wind development
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GE replaces MHI Vestas as Vineyard Wind’s preferred supplier

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 09:01
Vineyard Wind has chosen GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X as the preferred turbine model for its project off Massachusetts
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WindEnergy Hamburg 2020: ‘Concrete measures’ needed to meet EU wind targets

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 10:24
Despite the EU’s lofty ambitions for wind, more specific measures are needed to help it fulfil its role in the decarbonisation of Europe, industry players said at WindEnergy Hamburg
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EDP CEOs resign amid corruption probe

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 08:30
EDP chief executive António Mexia and EDPR head João Manso Neto wrote to the Portuguese utility announcing their resignations yesterday (30 November)
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WindEurope elects Siemens Gamesa CEO Nauen as new chairman

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 16:15
WindEurope’s new chair described the path towards a just and sustainable energy transition as a “collective task”
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Climate policies ‘not enough’ for Paris climate goals

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 12:46
With 62% of global electricity from solar and wind predicted by mid-century, a DNV GL forecast for growth falls well short of transformation needed for decarbonisation
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