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GE concludes Alstom purchase

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.

Low-profile leaders let business do the talking

Low-profile leaders let business do the talking

WORLDWIDE: Following some industry-changing acquisitions and mergers, Windpower Monthly's latest Top 30 of the most influential people in the wind industry is a mix of new and familiar faces. Manufacturers dominate as consolidation continues.

Windicator: Strong second quarter helps with August share blues

Windicator: Strong second quarter helps with August share blues

WORLDWIDE: Wind company stocks took a battering in the summer as equity markets declined across the globe, but this was not enough to dampen the growing sense of optimism in the sector on the back of another strong set of quarterly results for Q2.

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Competitive age needs deep pockets

There are many challenges associated with developing projects in forested, low-wind sites, but finding a suitable turbine is not likely to be one of them.

Some things just don't change

If you found a time machine and sent our Top 10 turbine manufacturers feature back five years, it is doubtful anyone would believe they were looking into the future.

Growth will come through productivity

In the last 30 years, the rate and cost of turbine installations have been key yardsticks for the wind industry. In that time, growth has been considerable and costs have fallen steadily. Based on these criteria it has been successful.

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