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Higher prices for wind energy in the next auction

Higher prices for wind energy in the next auction

BRAZIL: Wind auction ceiling prices will be raised in response to economic conditions, according to the president of the EPE, the state run agency in charge of energy planning.

New challenges for Brazil as growth continues

New challenges for Brazil as growth continues

BRAZIL: The burgeoning wind market must now look at bigger turbines, improve logistics and consider offshore potential, said energy minister Eduardo Braga at the annual Brazil Windpower 2015 conference in Rio de Janeiro.

Infinis seeks CCL judicial review

Infinis seeks CCL judicial review

UK: Wind developer Infinis and biomass operator Drax Group have applied for a judicial review into the government's decision to end the exemption of renewable energy sources from the climate change levy (CCL).

Moventas agrees Brazil O&M partnership

Moventas agrees Brazil O&M partnership

BRAZIL: Gearbox specialist Moventas has signed an operations and maintenance partnership deal with local gearbox firm Zanini Renk, the Finnish firm's first move into the Brazilian servicing market.

Analysis: Local supply-chain focus for manufacturer compliance

Analysis: Local supply-chain focus for manufacturer compliance

BRAZIL: Wind-turbine manufacturers in the thriving Brazilian market are working hard to comply with the country's changing local content rules.

Onshore developers warn against offshore support plans

Onshore developers warn against offshore support plans

SWEDEN: A group of Swedish onshore wind companies and landowners have warned against offshore wind being offered special treatment when the country's support system is reformed.

Vestas secures 33MW Swedish order

Vestas secures 33MW Swedish order

SWEDEN: Vestas has been awarded a 33MW contract from financial firm Allianz Capital Partners to supply a project in Sandviken, east Sweden.

Dong completes monopile testing programme

Dong completes monopile testing programme

UK: Dong Energy, in partnership with Oxford University and the Carbon Trust's offshore wind accelerator programme, has completed testing of monopile designs with a view to reduce costs.

Anholt cable replacement delayed

Anholt cable replacement delayed

DENMARK: The replacement of two parts of the Anholt export cable has been delayed following an error in production, operator Energinet.dk said.

Offshore Project Progress - 28 August

Offshore Project Progress - 28 August

EUROPE: Recent updates from sites around the UK, France's planned 498MW Fecamp development, and the 14 year old Yttre Stengrund project in Sweden.

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Last updated 14 August  2015

ProjectCountryMWDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
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
Aikengall II UK 60.8MW Community Windpower Siemens SWT-3.2-113 2016 27/07/2015
Galway Wind Park Phase 1 Ireland 64MW SSE Siemens SWT-3.0-113 2017 27/07/2015
Raheenleagh Ireland 35MW Coillte Siemens SWT-3.2-108 2016 27/07/2015
Ratlam India 50MW Orange Gamesa G97-2MW 2016 23/07/2015
Aga India 100MW Orange Gamesa G97-2MW 2016 23/07/2015
Ananthapur India 100MW Orange Gamesa G97-2MW 2016 23/07/2015
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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