EUROPE: The global wind sector woke up on 5 October to a new global turbine major, following the merger agreement between Spain's Acciona Windpower (AWP) and Germany's Nordex, exclusively dedicated to onshore wind.
GERMANY: Turbine manufacturer Nordex posted earnings of €97.6 million in the third quarter of 2015, a 63% rise on the same period last year.
SPAIN: Acciona Windpower has reported pre-tax earnings of €68 million in the first nine months of 2015, up from €15 million in the same period of 2014.
UNITED STATES: US energy secretary's Ernie Moniz appearance at this year's AWEA Windpower event in Orlando, Florida, marks only the second time someone in this role has attended an AWEA main event.
UNITED STATES: Day two of the annual wind industry gathering featured discussions on the future worth of the PTC, trends in finance and maintenance, and plans from Vestas and Acciona in the US.
MEXICO: Acciona has been awarded a 129MW deal by an unnamed company for a project in Mexico.