UK: The government has again increased the budget available for offshore developers in the upcoming Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction by £25 million (€33 million).
DENMARK: Dong Energy is set to upgrade all 273 turbine blades at its 5-year-old 209MW Horns Rev 2 offshore project in the North Sea.
CHINA: The amount of electricity generated by Chinese wind projects fell by 5.92% in 2014, according to the National Energy Administration (NEA).
GERMANY: Siemens Wind and Renewables had a mixed quarter, with a rise in revenue and profit, but a significant decline in orders.
BRAZIL: Gamesa has won the contract to supply the turbines for three of Iberdrola and Neoenergia's wind projects in Brazil with a combined capacity of 84MW.
UK: In 18 months, August 2016 to be exact, Enercon's European "storm control" patent will expire. But that has not stopped the company from heading for a UK court hearing in June to press a charge of alleged infringement by Siemens and its customers.
Windpower Monthly asked experts what RWE's announcement that it will implement dramatic cuts to its renewables spending will mean for the wider wind industry.
BRAZIL: Investigations are ongoing at utility Eletrobras's 46MW Cerro Chato IV-VI wind complex in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul following the collapse of eight Impsa turbines.
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|Project||Country||MW||Developer||Turbine||Online year||Date reported|
|Tiangua||Brazil||123.2MW||Casa dos Ventos||GE 1.6MW||2016||15/01/2015|
|Sao Clemente||Brazil||214.2MW||Casa dos Ventos||GE 1.7-103||2017||15/01/2015|
|Nobelwind (Belwind 2)||Belgium||165MW||Nobelwind NV||MHI Vestas V164-8MW||2018||08/01/2015|
|Isle Madame||Canada||2MW||Scotian WindFields||Vestas V100-2MW||2015||08/01/2015|
|Agios Georgios||Greece||73MW||Terna Energy||V90-3MW, V112-3.3MW||2016||02/01/2015|
|Lacedonia||Italy||42MW||Alisea Srl||Vestas V110-2MW, V126-3.3MW||2016||31/12/2014|
|Burbo Bank Extension||UK||256MW||Dong Energy||MHI Vestas V164-8MW||2017||23/12/2014|
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