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Pattern Energy leads faint yieldco recovery

Pattern Energy leads faint yieldco recovery

UNITED STATES: Pattern Energy's recent public offering of stock is a sign of recovery in the battered US yieldco market, although the sector still has some distance to go before it convinces investors of its long-term sustainability.

Argentina's troubled turbine maker climbs back from the brink

Argentina's troubled turbine maker climbs back from the brink

ARGENTINA: Late payments from clients abroad and frosty relations with the political elite at home made life hard for Impsa. But with a restructuring deal and a new president, things are looking up.

Wind's retiring champion

Wind's retiring champion

UK: From designing vertical-axis-turbines to developing wind farms and shaping policy, industry veteran and outgoing RES chief Ian Mays has seen many changes in the wind industry.

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Impsa reaches settlement with creditors

ARGENTINA: Turbine maker Impsa has reached a final agreement with a majority of its creditors, ending two years of financial woes.

Hamburg 2016: Day two -- live blog

GERMANY: Up-to-date coverage from the WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition and WindEurope Summit as the industry descends on Germany.

Hamburg 2016: Why join WindEurope?

GERMANY: WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson and other board members dicuss the benefits of joining WindEurope at the summit taking place in Hamburg.

Hamburg 2016: Enel Green Power CEO Francesco Venturini

GERMANY: Enel Green Power CEO Francesco Venturini tells Windpower TV, in association with Sentient Science, about embracing digitalisation of wind.

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Wind's newest, biggest player

To the list of Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, GE and Alstom, Nordex and Acciona, we can now add Siemens and Gamesa (p10).

Turbines live longer as projects grow

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) must be congratulated for the quietly efficient way it set about managing its annual event in a city still reeling from the shock of a terrorist attack just three days earlier.

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.

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