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Developing economies in search of wind power

Developing economies in search of wind power

WORLDWIDE: Led by Latin America and South Africa, developing markets with a pressing need for electricity are providing a greater share of growth opportunities for the industry. But investors must do their homework and be aware of the pitfalls.

German wind tendering takes shape

German wind tendering takes shape

GERMANY: An outline of competitive auction rules for setting support rates for onshore and offshore wind has been laid out in a consultation released by the German federal economy ministry.

Wind gears up for climate change impact

Wind gears up for climate change impact

UNITED STATES: Research into the affects of climate change on global wind resources and wind turbine operating conditions is still at a very early stage.

Suzlon records Q1 profit on back of Senvion sale

Suzlon records Q1 profit on back of Senvion sale

INDIA: Suzlon has posted a net profit of INR 10.79 billion ($168.6 million) in the first quarter of its financial year, thanks to an INR 12.89 billion ($201.4 million) exceptional gain from the sale of Senvion.

DolWin Beta platform shipped to North Sea site

DolWin Beta platform shipped to North Sea site

NORWAY: The converter station for the DolWin 2 grid link has left the Haugesund shipyard in Norway to begin its journey to the German North Sea.

Analysis: Danish surplus exposes grid challenges

Analysis: Danish surplus exposes grid challenges

DENMARK: For two hours on Friday 10 July, wind power generated the equivalent of 140% of national electricity consumption, surpassing the previous record of 135%.

Offshore Project Progress - 31 July

Offshore Project Progress - 31 July

EUROPE: Recent project updates from wpd's 111MW Nordergrunde and 288MW Butendiek projects in Germany and Dong Energy's Race Bank project in the UK.

Analysis: Regulatory changes present two very different challenges in Germany

Analysis: Regulatory changes present two very different challenges in Germany

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.

Gallery: Sandbank construction begins

Gallery: Sandbank construction begins

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.

Record 2.3GW installed offshore in H1 but Germany onshore falters

Record 2.3GW installed offshore in H1 but Germany onshore falters

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.

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Last updated 31 July 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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