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News & in-depth analysis of Alstom's wind energy business, contracts and deals.

Analysis: Nordex-Acciona merger faces post-honeymoon challenges

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.

GE concludes Alstom purchase

FRANCE: GE has completed its acquisition of Alstom's power and grid business, following the €12.35 billion agreement announced in 2014.

Top 30 People: Places 11 to 20

While the Top 10 list of influential people in the wind industry is very much dominated by manufacturers, the next ten on the list are more of a mixed bunch, with a couple of politicians making an appearance.

Brazil prepares for servicing boom

BRAZIL: With the decade-old wind industry still expanding in Brazil, the operations and maintenance business is expected to grow from $157 million to $500 million in the next five years

Analysis: France aims to be expert in floating technolgy

FRANCE: Although France is yet to install its first offshore turbine, the government has identified four zones for floating wind energy pilot projects and is hoping these will help turn the country into a leader of this nascent technology.

Market Data: Project Activity - June 2015

WORLDWIDE: Six months into 2015, and global installed capacity is greater than the same period last year, according to data from Windpower Intelligence.

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