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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.

Centrica to divest wind assets

Centrica to divest wind assets

UK: UK utility Centrica will sell off its interests in all its wind assets and exit the wind sector a year after announcing a halt to offshore investment.

World's largest floating turbine installed at Fukushima

World's largest floating turbine installed at Fukushima

JAPAN: A 7MW floating offshore wind turbine developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has been moored at the Fukushima demonstration site, 20 kilometres offshore.

Dong sells Danish test site to EDF

Dong sells Danish test site to EDF

DENMARK: Dong Energy has sold its Frederikshavn offshore wind demonstration site in northern Denmark to EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF-EN), considering it surplus to requirements.

Nordex increase 2015 targets following 66% H1 earnings boost

Nordex increase 2015 targets following 66% H1 earnings boost

GERMANY: Nordex has posted pre-tax earnings of €61.5 million in the first half of 2015, an increase of 66% year-on-year.

Sales boost Gamesa revenues in H1

Sales boost Gamesa revenues in H1

SPAIN: A strong growth of sales in India and Latin America have helped Gamesa revenues grow 30.8% year-on-year to €1.65 billion in the first half of 2015.

Seajacks to install Veja Mate foundations

Seajacks to install Veja Mate foundations

GERMANY: Vessels supplier Seajacks will install the foundations at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore project in the German North Sea.

Analysis: Iran takes action to enable renewables growth

Analysis: Iran takes action to enable renewables growth

IRAN: In a bid to encourage wind-power deployment, the Iranian government is working to speed up the permitting process and remove barriers to finance.

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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
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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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