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.
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.
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.
GERMANY: Nordex has installed one of its new N117/3000 turbines on a 141-metre tower at the port of Hamburg.
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.
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.
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.
INDIA: Gamesa has formerly opened its newly expanded nacelle factory in Mamandur, near Chennai, India.
BRAZIL: Brazil's energy regulator has approved more than 14GW of wind projects for the upcoming A5 energy auction.
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|Project||Country||MW||Developer||Turbine||Online year||Date 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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