WORLDWIDE: Onshore wind is taking a leaf from the offshore book, planning projects that are measured in hundreds rather than tens of megawatts. China and the US are at the forefront of the shift to utility-scale developments, but are by no means alone.
GERMANY: RWE will combine its renewables, grids and retail operations into a new subsidiary, 10% of which will be sold on the stock exchange.
WORLDWIDE: At nearly 90GW, China alone has a bigger pipeline onshore than either North America or Europe.
UK: Dong Energy has told a parliamentary committee it is looking at the UK market "afresh", following policy changes affecting wind in the last six months.
UNITED STATES: Danish manufacturer Vestas has been awarded a 201MW turbine supply contract by EDF Renewable Energy, while Spain's Acciona has won a 30MW deal in Iowa.
SWEDEN: An online peer-to-peer networking site dedicated to operations and maintenance information is enabling wind turbine owners to learn from the experience of others.
WORLDWIDE: Gobal turbine orders continued at a pace, outstripping other project activities with almost 2.2GW of new deals in the month.
WORLDWIDE: October's global project activity remains low compared to October 2014, despite projections of record annual capacity additions by the year end.
ISLE OF MAN: Danish offshore wind developer Dong Energy has agreed a seven-year lease with the Isle of Man government to investigate an area off the island's east coast to determine the viability of a 700MW offshore project.
FRANCE: The French onshore wind sector is set to benefit as the government proposes ambitious new targets, but uncertainty surrounds the forthcoming transition to a market mechanism.
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|Project||Country||Capacity||Developer||Turbine||Online year||Date reported|
|New Greek||USA||103MW||Enbridge||Gamesa G97 2.1MW&G90 2MW||2016||26/11/2015|
|Les Monts||France||13.2MW||Futuren||Vestas V112-3.3MW||2016||23/11/2015|
|Zaheerabad||India||31.5MW||Hero Future Energies||Suzlon S987 2.1MW||2016||23/11/2015|
|Kayathar||India||50MW||Atria Power||Gamesa G97 2MW||2016||20/11/2015|
|Les Gourlus||France||38.4MW||WEB Windergie||Siemens SWT-3.2-113||2016||16/11/2015|
|Wanglejing Niujijuan||China||50MW||Hanas Group||Vestas V110-2MW||2016||13/11/2015|
|Blaiken phase 4||Sweden||22.5MW||Fortum&Skelleftea Kraft||Dongfang 2.5MW||2016||12/11/2015|
|Yaksoo||South Korea||20MW||GS Power||Vestas V112-3.3MW||2016||09/11/2015|
|Port of Sheerness||UK||8.2MW||Peel Energy||Senvion MM92 2.05MW||2016||09/11/2015|
|Pant-y-Wal Extension||UK||20MW||Pennant Walters||Nordex N90/2500||2017||06/11/2015|
|Azuoqi||China||200MW||Hanas Group||Vestas V110/V100 2MW||2016||06/11/2015|
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