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DENMARK: Future technologies will be given a jolt of fresh thinking as Vestas prepares for a year of testing and validating a 900kW multi-rotor concept turbine, which is being installed near Roskilde, Denmark, this week.
UNITED STATES: Large-scale operators of GE turbines are benefiting from a digital service that shows what is most likely to go wrong with the turbine's gearbox and when, as well as the best ways to prevent it.
EUROPE: Questions remain over who pays for the additional inspections required following the failure of a Bonus turbine at the Danish Paludan Flaks offshore project in November.
CHILE: Aela Energia was the big winner in last October's round of electricity contracts in Chile, winning almost two thirds of the total on offer.
CHINA: The Chinese wind-power market faces a tough year as the industry gets to grips with new government requirements. Though growth slowed in 2011, the market still performed very strongly, with over 15GW of newly installed capacity. Industry officials expect the wind industry to continue to lead the world in growth in 2012 as the government counts on the technology to raise the nation's consumption of renewable energy.