GERMANY: As the government speeds towards auctions for wind support, the industry is concerned what will happen to small onshore projects and whether offshore developments will receive a fair share.
GERMANY: The first foundations were shipped to Vattenfall's 288MW Sandbank site in June, ahead of the start of the monopiles being installed earlier this month.
EUROPE: European offshore installations reached a record amount in the first six months of 2015, as 2.3GW was put in the water, but German onshore additions fall.
UK: UK utility Centrica will sell off its interests in all its wind assets and exit the wind sector a year after announcing a halt to offshore investment.
JAPAN: A 7MW floating offshore wind turbine developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has been moored at the Fukushima demonstration site, 20 kilometres offshore.
DENMARK: Dong Energy has sold its Frederikshavn offshore wind demonstration site in northern Denmark to EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF-EN), considering it surplus to requirements.
GERMANY: Nordex has posted pre-tax earnings of €61.5 million in the first half of 2015, an increase of 66% year-on-year.
SPAIN: A strong growth of sales in India and Latin America have helped Gamesa revenues grow 30.8% year-on-year to €1.65 billion in the first half of 2015.
GERMANY: Vessels supplier Seajacks will install the foundations at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore project in the German North Sea.
IRAN: In a bid to encourage wind-power deployment, the Iranian government is working to speed up the permitting process and remove barriers to finance.
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|Meikle||Canada||180MW||Pattern Development||GE 3.2-103, 2.75-120||2016||30/07/2015|
|Ovendon Moor Repowering||UK||18MW||E.on, Energy Power Resources||G80-2MW||2016||27/07/2015|
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|Galway Wind Park Phase 1||Ireland||64MW||SSE||Siemens SWT-3.0-113||2017||27/07/2015|
|Gangwon||South Korea||26MW||-||Vestas V100-2MW||2016||17/07/2015|
|Amazong Wind Farm US East||USA||208MW||Iberdrola Renewables||Gamesa G114-2MW||2016||16/07/2015|
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