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How MHI Vestas closed the gap on SGRE

WORLDWIDE: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is not going to lose its grip as offshore market leader any time soon, but MHI Vestas is beginning to loosen the chokehold. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Hybrid blade material research programme launched

DENMARK: Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) will look into the best ways of mixing fibreglass and carbon fibre into a new hybrid material to be used in wind turbine blades. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Offshore zone enlarged after criticism

BELGIUM: The area available for new offshore wind power projects in Belgium’s proposed Marine Spatial Plan will be increased by 25%, North Sea minister Philippe de Backer has announced. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Energy road map gets mixed reception

FRANCE: Onshore wind capacity will more than double and offshore wind reach around 5GW by 2028, according to the French government’s draft energy plan (PPE) outlined by president Emmanuel Macron. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

EU sets course for zero emissions by 2050

EUROPE: The European Commission has set out eight scenarios, ranging from an 80% cut, as agreed by EU leaders even before the Paris Agreement, to a goal of net-zero emissions by 2050. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Inox licenses AMSC 3MW turbine

INDIA: Turbine manufacturer Inox Wind will launch a 3MW turbine in India using a low-wind design from US firm AMSC. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Solar beats wind again in second German tender

GERMANY: Industry associations have called for an end to technology-neutral tenders after, once again, solar projects secured 100% of the capacity when competing against wind. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Boralex losses widen after drop in production

CANADA: Boralex’s net losses widened to C$50 million (US$38 million) in the first nine months of the year due to lower production volumes, amortisation expenses, and acquisition and financing costs, according to the company. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

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