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Vestas profits up to €925 million in 2015

Vestas profits up to €925 million in 2015

DENMARK: Vestas pre-tax profits increased by 75% in its 2015 financial year on the back of a strong order intake totalling almost 9GW.

Europe wind installations grow despite onshore fall

Europe wind installations grow despite onshore fall

EUROPE: Developers added 12.8GW of new wind capacity in 2015, a 6.3% increase on 2014 thanks to a doubling of offshore additions and despite a 7% fall in onshore installations.

Analysis: Brazil moves to reduce cost and complexity of logistics

Analysis: Brazil moves to reduce cost and complexity of logistics

BRAZIL: The wind industry must focus on improving logistics if it is to achieve the ambitious 24GW target by 2024, set by Brazil's federal energy regulator Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica (EPE), which would provide 11.6% of the country's total electricity supply.

New England attracts 2.7GW bids for wind

New England attracts 2.7GW bids for wind

UNITED STATES: A 600MW request for proposals (RFP) for clean energy generation in New England has attracted bids from more than 2.7GW of wind projects, with at least two including storage.

WKN to sell completed French projects to John Laing

WKN to sell completed French projects to John Laing

GERMANY: WKN, the developer owned by PNE Wind, will sell 50MW of wind projects being developed in France to John Laing Investments, part of the John Laing Group

Hexicon and Atkins form floating partnership

Hexicon and Atkins form floating partnership

UK: Hexicon, the Sweden-based floating foundation design and engineering firm, has appointed Atkins Renewables as its engineering partner to develop a multi-turbine floating platform.

Offshore Project Progress - 5 February

Offshore Project Progress - 5 February

EUROPE: Recent project updates, including Iberdrola's Wikinger project in the German Baltic Sea and Statoil's floating project planned for off the Scottish coast.

Centrica sells UK assets as wind pull-out nears completion

Centrica sells UK assets as wind pull-out nears completion

UK: Utility Centrica and its partner has sold its 194MW Lynn & Inner Dowsing offshore wind project and the 26MW Glens of Foundland onshore site to a consortium lead by the Green Investment Bank.

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Last updated 5 February 2016

ProjectCountryCapacityDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
Glanaruddery Ireland 36MW Impax Asset Management Vestas V112-3.3MW 2016 04/02/2016
Freasdail UK 22.55MW RES Senvion MM82 2.05MW 2016 04/02/2016
Ratlam India 24MW Continuum Wind Energy Inox Wind WT 2000 DF 2016 04/02/2016
Coahuila Mexico 199.5MW EDPR Gamesa G114-2.1MW 2016 02/02/2016
Galway phase 2 Ireland 108MW SSE Siemens SWT-3.0-101 2017 28/01/2016
Sliabh Bawn Ireland 64MW Coillte&Bord Na Mona Siemens SWT-3.2-101 2017 28/01/2016
Kristinehamn-LŒngmarken Sweden 26MW Eolus Vind AB Vestas V126-3.3MW 2017 28/01/2016
Hare Hill extension UK 29.75MW ScottishPower Renewables Gamesa G52-850kW 2016 28/01/2016
Glen App UK 22MW ScottishPower Renewables Gamesa G90-2MW 2016 28/01/2016
Tahkoluoto Finland 40MW Suomen Hyotytuuli Oy Siemens SWT-4.0-130 2017 27/01/2016
Kozielice II Poland 56MW Wiatromil Sp Vestas V100-2MW, V110-2MW 2016 20/01/2016
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