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UK: The UK's system performance, availability and reliability trend analsysis (Sparta) programme will continue as all ten offshore developers sign up.
UNITED STATES: Vestas has been awarded three orders totalling 537MW. in the US, including two from SunEdison,
CHILE: Gamesa has won the first Latin American order for its 5MW turbine to be used at a project on Chiloe Island, Chile.
GERMANY: Highland Group Holdings, a subsidiary of the Laidlaw Capital Group, has made a final investment decision (FID) on the 402MW Veja Mate offshore project in the North Sea.
DENMARK/FINLAND: Vestas has been awarded two turbine deals, in Denmark and Finland, totalling 72MW.
SPAIN: Spain's paralysed wind sector has reacted warily to the government's promise of three lifelines, including a 500MW wind power auction for the mainland to be issued July or September this year.
DENMARK: The new Danish government has named Lars Christian Lilleholt as its new energy minister, following a general election earlier this month.
DENMARK: MHI-Vestas has been named as the preferred turbine supplier for Vattenfall's 400MW Horns Rev 3 project in the North Sea.
EUROPE: Recent updates from the Arkona Becken Sudost project in the German Baltic Sea, and the sites of Greater Gabbard, the Burbo Bank Extension and the Kentish Flats Extension in the UK.
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Last updated 26 June 2015
|Project||Country||MW||Developer||Turbine||Online year||Date reported|
|Galawhistle||UK||66MW||Infinis Energy||Vestas V90-3MW||2017||26/06/2015|
|Salt Fork||USA||150MW||EDF Renewable Energy||Vestas V100-2MW||2016||26/06/2015|
|Race Bank||UK||580MW||Dong Energy||Siemens SWT-6.0-154||2018||25/06/2015|
|Abduk||Turkey||9.6MW||Suay Enerji||Nordex N117/2400||2016||19/06/2015|
|Kurtkayasi||Turkey||45.6MW||ARE Eletrik||Nordex N117/2400||2016||19/06/2015|
|Excelsior||South Africa||32.5MW||Biotherm Energy||Goldwind 2.5MW||2017||18/06/2015|
|Netterden Azewijn||Netherlands||12MW||BAM Techniek||Largerwey L82 2MW/2.3MW||2016||16/06/2015|
|Severac-Guenrouet||France||8.2MW||Isac Watts||Senvion MM92 2.05MW||2015||16/06/2015|
|Les Monts||France||10MW||Neoen||Senvion MM100 2MW||2015||16/06/2015|
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