UK: The UK could see a "couple of gigawatts" of additional onshore capacity in the next 18 months before the Renewable Obligation subsidy is closed indefinitely, said Jonathan Cole of ScottishPower.
UK: The German turbine manufacturer has been selected by Blue Energy for 32 turbines of 3.4MW with a 20-year maintenance contract, making it Senvion's biggest UK contract.
UNITED STATES: California's aggressive new 50% renewable portfolio standard (RPS), likely to be extended in October from 33%, is expected to boost the state's wind power by a surprisingly large range of 11GW to 21GW by 2030.
GERMANY/SPAIN: Germany's Nordex will acquire Spanish turbine rival Acciona Windpower in a €785 million cash and shares deal that also makes the Acciona group Nordex's reference shareholder, with a 29.9% stake.
CHINA: The speed of offshore project construction has improved considerably since the release of the 2014-2016 development plan, said China's National Energy Association (NEA), but the country is certain to miss its 5GW target for offshore installations by the end of the year.
EUROPE: Recent project updates from German project Wikinger, the Nobelwind site in Belgium, Krieger's Flak in Denmark and two of Dong Energy's developments in the UK.
INDIA: India is targeting 60GW of wind power by 2022 as part of its COP21 climate change pledge.
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|Project||Country||MW||Developer||Turbine||Online year||Date reported|
|Frodsham||UK||50.35MW||Peel Energy / Belltown Power||Nordex N90/2650||2016||01/10/2015|
|Grant||USA||150MW||Apex Clean Energy||Siemens SWT-2.3-108||2016||30/09/2015|
|Had Kanghan||Thailand||126MW||Energy Absolute PCL||Vestas V110-1.8MW||2016||30/09/2015|
|Simo III||Finland||93MW||TuuliWatti Oy||Vestas V126-3.45MW||2016||30/09/2015|
|Al-Shaqaya||Kuwait||10MW||Elecnor / Alghanim||Gamesa G97-2MW||2016||29/09/2015|
|Sanida Kelaki||Cyprus||10MW||Aeoliki Akti||Gamesa G114-2MW||2016||29/09/2015|
|Datca||Turkey||12.5MW||Kazanci Holding||Gamesa G114-2.5MW||2016||29/09/2015|
|Akyurt / Konakpinari / Karacayir||Turkey||40MW||Ado Enerji||Gamesa G114-2MW||2016||29/09/2015|
|Formosa 1 phase 2||Taiwan||120MW||Formosa Wind Power||Siemens SWT-4.0-130||2019||22/09/2015|
|Assel Valley||UK||25MW||Falck Renewables||Nordex N90/2500||2016||21/09/2015|
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