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Gallery: France-Spain 2GW HVDC link

Gallery: France-Spain 2GW HVDC link

FRANCE/SPAIN: Siemens has commissioned the high voltage direct current (HVDC) link between France and Spain to transport wind energy between the two countries.

Market Data: Turbine deals - March 2015

Market Data: Turbine deals - March 2015

WORLDWIDE: In March, Europe returned to top spot for turbine purchase deals with over 1GW of new deals, thanks mostly to offshore development.

Market Data: Project Activity - March 2015

Market Data: Project Activity - March 2015

WORLDWIDE: First quarter shows promising activity, with the US charging ahead in project progress, and power purchase agreements reaching double the figure of the same period last year.

Brazil approves 3.9GW of wind for next auction

Brazil approves 3.9GW of wind for next auction

BRAZIL: Brazilian regulator Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica (EPE) has approved 3.9GW of wind projects for an upcoming 4.2GW alternative sources auction.

US jobs increased 40% in 2014 - AWEA

US jobs increased 40% in 2014 - AWEA

UNITED STATES: The number of jobs in the industry increased 40% in 2014, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).

Analysis: UK political parties' wind plans light on detail

Analysis: UK political parties' wind plans light on detail

UK: The Conservative party, senior partner in the two-party coalition that has governed the UK since 2010, has pledged to "halt the spread of onshore wind farms" if it wins power in the general election on 7 May.

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EC approved German offshore state aid

EC approved German offshore state aid

GERMANY: The European Commission (EC) has approved government support for 20 offshore projects under state aid rules.

Gode Wind construction starts

Gode Wind construction starts

GERMANY: The first foundation at Dong Energy's 582MW Gode Wind project in the North Sea has been installed.

Vestas sets out share-based incentives scheme

Vestas sets out share-based incentives scheme

DENMARK: Vestas has restructured the way its board of directors and executive management are rewarded.

Siemens wins 100MW deal in Canada.

Siemens wins 100MW deal in Canada.

CANADA: Siemens has secured an order for a 100MW project in Canada from the Northland Power-backed Grand Bend Wind Limited Partnership

US provides $1.75 million for bat protection

US provides $1.75 million for bat protection

UNITED STATES: The US government will invest $1.75 million in five projects developing initiatives to protect sensitive bat species against the affects of wind turbines.

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Last updated 17 April 2015

ProjectCountryMWDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
Grand Bend Canada 100MW Northland Power, Giiwedin Noodin FN Energy Corp Siemens SWT-3.2-113 2016 16/04/2015
Grange, Kelmarsh, Winwick, Chiplow UK 45MW Blue Energy Senvion MM92 2016 15/04/2015
Dingyanshan China 48MW Fujian Energy Gamesa G97-2MW 2016 13/04/2015
Senjitu II China 50MW Hebei Construction&Investment Group Gamesa G97-2MW 2016 13/04/2015
Ferme Eolienne de la Madeleine France 17.5MW STEAG New Energies Nordex N100/2500 2016 02/04/2015
Mogote Costa Rica 21MW Fila de Mogote Vestas V90-3MW 2015 01/04/2015
Posio I Finland 23MW E-Group Vestas V126-3.3MW 2016 01/04/2015
Ilmajoki Santavuori Finland 53MW EPV Tuulivoima Vestas V126-3.3MW 2016 01/04/2015
Kay United States 299MW Apex Clean Energy Siemens SWT-2.3-108 2015 01/04/2015
Passadumkeag United States 40MW Passadumkeag Windpark LLC Vestas V112/3075 2015 26/03/2015
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