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.
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.
UNITED STATES: Nordex has been handed a 30MW deal by Fair Wind Power Partners to supply turbines to a project in Maryland, northeast US.
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.
CHINA: GE is to supply turbines with a capacity of 151MW to a project in China after winning an order from state-owned utility China Huaneng Corporation.
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EGYPT: The deadline for bids for a 250MW project being tendered in the Gulf of Suez under a build, own and operate contract has been delayed again to 18 March.
THAILAND: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide up to $85 million in financing for an 81MW wind project in Thailand.
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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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