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Nordex wins 115MW Swedish deal

SWEDEN: German manufacturer Nordex has been awarded a 115MW order from Falck Renewables to supply two projects in Västerbotten, north Sweden. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Germany’s North Sea generation grows by 47%

GERMANY: The country’s offshore wind capacity in the North Sea generated almost 16TWh of electricity in 2017, an increase of 47% year on year, transmission operator Tennet said. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Fourth quarter blitz for US renewables

UNITED STATES: The government’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) said around 49% of new utility-scale electricity generation added in 2017 came from renewables. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Nordex’s 2017 order intake falls

GERMANY: Despite a strong fourth quarter, Nordex’s turbine order intake for 2017 fell 22% year-on-year, due in part to slowing business in Europe. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

FERC kills Perry grid support proposal

UNITED STATES: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has stopped proceedings on a rule that would have provided financial support to coal and nuclear projects in order to supply baseload power. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Floating specialists target 2.5GW Taiwan pipeline

TAIWAN: A subsidiary of French floating specialists Eolfi and Spanish industrial company Cobra Concesiones have formed a partnership to deliver five 500MW projects off the Taiwanese coast. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Enel completes two Oklahoma projects

UNITED STATES: Enel Green Power has become the largest wind power developer in Oklahoma with the commissioning of two projects with a total capacity of 598MW. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Greece auctions approved by Commission

GREECE: The European Commission’s (EC) competition authority has backed plans to launch an auction-based renewables scheme in the country, which will eventually see wind and solar projects compete. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Brazil tenders 1.4GW of wind power

BRAZIL: Energy regulator Aneel has awarded power purchase agreements (PPA) to a combined capacity of 1,378MW of wind in its latest tender, held on 20 December. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Bladt Industries names new CEO

DENMARK: Offshore foundation firm Bladt Industries has announced Vestas’ former northern Europe president Klaus Steen Mortensen as its new CEO. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Enercon buys shares in Lagerwey

NETHERLANDS: Enercon has signed an agreement to acquire shares in Dutch turbine maker Lagerwey. Both companies exploit direct-drive technology. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

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