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Question of the Week: Is red tape a major threat to wind development

Question of the Week: Is red tape a major threat to wind development

WORLDWIDE: Reports issued last week by trade body RenewableUK suggesting government bureaucracy is driving up the cost of offshore wind and doubled consenting time frames.

Analysis: Boom and bust fear over China tariff change

Analysis: Boom and bust fear over China tariff change

CHINA: The launch of China's first onshore feed-in tariff (FIT) in 2009 gave the country's wind sector a welcome boost. But now a cut to the scheme is causing upheaval throughout the industry.

Fishermen's Energy receives second PUC rejection

Fishermen's Energy receives second PUC rejection

UNITED STATES: New Jersey regulators have rejected Fishermen's Energy's proposal to build a 25MW project in state waters for the second time, ruling the development does not offer value for money.

Gallery: Nordex 141-metre N117/3000

Gallery: Nordex 141-metre N117/3000

GERMANY: Nordex has installed one of its new N117/3000 turbines on a 141-metre tower at the port of Hamburg.

Analysis: MHI-Vestas £200m UK plan short on detail

Analysis: MHI-Vestas £200m UK plan short on detail

UK: Earlier this month, MHI-Vestas announced plans to lease Vestas' production facilities at its Isle of Wight plant to produce blades for the V164 8MW turbine, the first part of a wider £200 million (EUR 250 million) UK production strategy.

Bladt and EEW to open UK monopile plant

Bladt and EEW to open UK monopile plant

UK: Steel companies EEW special Pipe Constructions and Bladt Industries are to team up to set up facilities in the UK, manufacturing offshore turbine foundations.

Macquarie and CVC in line for 415MW wind assets

Macquarie and CVC in line for 415MW wind assets

UK: Australian and British investment groups Macquarie and CVC, respectively, have emerged as sole finalists in a bid to acquire E.on's Spanish division.

Gamesa inaugurates expanded Indian plant

Gamesa inaugurates expanded Indian plant

INDIA: Gamesa has formerly opened its newly expanded nacelle factory in Mamandur, near Chennai, India.

Brazil approves 14GW of wind for auction

Brazil approves 14GW of wind for auction

BRAZIL: Brazil's energy regulator has approved more than 14GW of wind projects for the upcoming A5 energy auction.

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ProjectCountryMWDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
Yangma China 48.3MW China Guangdong Nuclear Power Envision EN110-2.1 2015 18/11/2014
Odell United States 200MW Algonquin Power Vestas V110-2MW 2015 14/11/2014
Rammeldalsberget Sweden 15MW John Laing Gamesa G114-2.5MW 2016 13/11/2014
Zhuoganshan China 36MW China Guodian HBIS 2MW 2015 12/11/2014
Jintongpen China 38MW China Guodian HBIS 2MW 2015 12/11/2014
Mazeikiai Lithuania 45MW UAB Pamario jegainiu energija Nordex N117/2400 2016 11/11/2014
Mesgi'g Ugju's'n Canada 150MW Innergex Renewable Energy Senvion 3.2M114 2016 10/11/2014
South Plains United States 200MW First Wind Vestas V100-2MW 2015 06/11/2014
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