UK: Newly released detail from the government reveals that developers seeking the Renewables Obligation (RO) subsidy and that demonstrate difficulty in securing finance will be eligible for an extended grace period to complete their projects.
TAIWAN: A2Sea has won the contract to install foundations and turbines at the 8MW first phase of the Formosa 1 project, off the coast of Taiwan.
GERMANY: EWEA and WindEnergy Hamburg will join up in September 2016 to host one annual wind energy conference and exhibition.
UNITED STATES: California approved an aggressive new 50% renewable portfolio standard (RPS) on 7 October, which is expected to boost the state's wind power by a surprisingly large range of 11GW to 21GW by 2030.
INDIA: Suzlon will build a 100.8MW wind project for independent power producer Orange Renewable in Andhra Pradesh, south-east India.
TURKEY: A conservative target of 16GW of installed wind capacity by 2030 has been set by Turkey's government as part of its submission to the COP21 climate change talks in Paris at the end of the year.
UNITED STATES: GE has confirmed the acquisition of Blade Dynamics, the British-based pioneer of modular blade design.
CANADA: A proposal that would see Alberta quadruple the amount of electricity generated from renewable energy sources is "being considered very seriously" by the province's new left-leaning government, said Robert Hornung, president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CANWEA).
CANADA: The Ontario government is looking to make energy storage a prerequisite for bringing new large-scale renewable energy projects on line in the province in the future, according to energy minister Bob Chiarell.
GERMANY: Gamesa Areva joint venture begins production of 8MW prototype with additional steps in validation process to improve reliability of turbine, says Adwen.
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|Project||Country||MW||Developer||Turbine||Online year||Date reported|
|Frodsham||UK||50.35MW||Peel Energy / Belltown Power||Nordex N90/2650||2016||01/10/2015|
|Grant||USA||150MW||Apex Clean Energy||Siemens SWT-2.3-108||2016||30/09/2015|
|Had Kanghan||Thailand||126MW||Energy Absolute PCL||Vestas V110-1.8MW||2016||30/09/2015|
|Simo III||Finland||93MW||TuuliWatti Oy||Vestas V126-3.45MW||2016||30/09/2015|
|Al-Shaqaya||Kuwait||10MW||Elecnor / Alghanim||Gamesa G97-2MW||2016||29/09/2015|
|Sanida Kelaki||Cyprus||10MW||Aeoliki Akti||Gamesa G114-2MW||2016||29/09/2015|
|Datca||Turkey||12.5MW||Kazanci Holding||Gamesa G114-2.5MW||2016||29/09/2015|
|Akyurt / Konakpinari / Karacayir||Turkey||40MW||Ado Enerji||Gamesa G114-2MW||2016||29/09/2015|
|Formosa 1 phase 2||Taiwan||120MW||Formosa Wind Power||Siemens SWT-4.0-130||2019||22/09/2015|
|Assel Valley||UK||25MW||Falck Renewables||Nordex N90/2500||2016||21/09/2015|
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