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Wind Economics: The competition wind faces

Wind Economics: The competition wind faces

WORLDWIDE: In previous months in this section, I have discussed the gradual convergence between the generation costs of photovoltaics and those of onshore wind, and the cost of nuclear. These are wind's principal competitors, but there are others.

Spain at a standstill

Spain at a standstill

SPAIN: New legislation has left one of wind power's biggest and most successful markets in a state of complete paralysis, with some Spanish developers seriously considering dismantling their projects and selling the turbines on the second-hand market.

Sourcing a supply chain for US offshore wind

Sourcing a supply chain for US offshore wind

UNITED STATES: A new study for the US government Department of Energy took a snapshot of current component supply in Europe, China and the US, to find potential for the US to develop its own supply chain for its nascent offshore wind sector.

Wind prepares to conquer new heights

Wind prepares to conquer new heights

LATIN AMERICA: South America is widely regarded as the most promising of emerging wind-power markets, but for the countries on the continent's western flank there remains a formidable obstacle: the Andes, the longest mountain range in the world.

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ProjectCountryMWDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
Orla Poland 22.5MW Not known Nordex 2.5MW 2014 12/08/2014
Fengdikeng II China 40MW Not known Geoho Energy GHFD100-2000 2015 12/08/2014
Sattravallen Sweden 52.8MW Allianz Vestas V126 3.3MW 2015 01/08/2014
Tooele USA 1.7MW US Army Corps of Engineers GE 1.7MW 2015 29/07/2014
Ma'an Jordan 66MW Elecnor Gamesa 2MW 2015 29/07/2014
Cerro Chato Brazil 48MW Eletrosul Gamesa G114-2MW 2016 23/07/2014
Xique-Xique Brazil 166MW Companhia de Energias Renovaveis Gamesa G97 2MW 2018 23/07/2014
Tranas Sweden 8.8MW Unknown Eno 100 2.2MW 2015 23/07/2014
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