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Suzlon boosts revenue in first quarter
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  • First 2MW Vertiwind vertical-axis prototype built

    FRANCE: The first photos have been revealed of the onshore prototype of the Vertiwind 2MW direct drive, vertical-axis floating turbine, designed for waters up to 200 metres deep.

  • Question of the week: Who really controls the wind industry?

    This week Windpower Monthly asks Tom Kiernan of AWEA, Peter Dickson of Glennmont Partners and Mark Konold of Worldwatch Institute who - manufacturers, financiers, politicians, the public - hold the most power over the future of the wind industry.

  • Suzlon boosts revenue in first quarter

    INDIA: Suzlon has taken a further step on the road to recovery, posting results for the first quarter of the financial year showing improved revenues and shrinking losses.

  • Siemens wins Netherlands near-shore order

    NETHERLANDS: Siemens Energy has been awarded the contract to supply turbines to the 144MW Westermeerwind near-shore project by owner Westermeerwind BV, as the project reaches financial close.

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On Reflection: Look after your staff so they are fit to climb

On Reflection: Look after your staff so they are fit to climb

WORLDWIDE: The wind industry needs to do more to ensure wind technicians remain healthy, starting with research into the links between vertical climbing and musculoskeletal disorders. And with future skills shortages likely, keeping existing staff fit to work will be crucial.

Windicator: Best quarter for turbine manufacturers in years

Windicator: Best quarter for turbine manufacturers in years

Worldwide: The first quarter of 2014 was the most upbeat in recent memory for wind-turbine manufacturers as all five companies that are followed by the Windicator posted impressive results.

Wind-Economics: Gas prices up, nuclear down

Wind-Economics: Gas prices up, nuclear down

WORLDWIDE: Movements in the price of gas and nuclear power affect the competitive position of wind and need to be monitored.

Do PPAs still offer the best deal for wind?

Do PPAs still offer the best deal for wind?

WORLDWIDE: Signing a power purchase agreement used to be the best way to secure finance for wind projects across the globe, but in today's uncertain climate their long duration and fixed costs can damage suppliers' credit ratings.


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