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Ørsted and Northland win further Taiwan capacity

TAIWAN: Danish developer Ørsted and Canadian firm Northland Power have both secured further Taiwanese offshore wind capacity totalling 1.6GW for an average bid price of TWD 2,456/MWh ($80.94/MWh). Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

French offshore tariffs reduced

FRANCE: President Emmanuel Macron has renegotiated tariffs for six offshore wind farms awarded in 2012 and 2014 to €150/MWh, the French energy minister has confirmed. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Make upgrades global outlook by 3%

WORLDWIDE: Analysts at Make Consulting have upgraded their ten-year outlook in the second quarter, now forecasting average capacity additions of more than 67GW between 2018 and 2027. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Cheaper batteries to drive wind and solar to 2050

WORLDWIDE: Cost reductions in wind, solar and battery storage will enable the two technologies to provide half of the world’s electricity by 2050, according to a new report. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

‘Investors should do more than just invest’

AFRICA: Chris Antonopoulos, CEO of renewable energy developer and investor, Lekela Power, believes investors should play a more hands-on role in local communities around renewable energy projects. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Fortum-Rusnano JV claims 823MW Russian tender win

RUSSIA: The joint venture (JV) of Finnish developer Fortum and Russian technology giant Rusnano has won the right to build 823MW of wind capacity in the country’s latest tender, it has claimed. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

AEE welcomes new Spanish energy minister

SPAIN: With a change of government in Spain in early June, the new left-leaning government has appointed Teresa Ribera Rodriguez as its energy and environment minister. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Q&A: ‘It is important to create value beyond turbine sales’

EUROPE: Vestas acted outside its comfort zone last month by not only agreeing to supply 84 turbines for two wind farms in Sweden, but by taking a 40% holding in them as well. The company’s president of northern and central Europe, Nils de Baar, explains why. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind…

Industry slams US coal and nuclear subsidy plans

UNITED STATES: There is no “credible justification” for the Trump administration’s plan to buy power from ailing coal and nuclear plants, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

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