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CHINA: Statistics released by the National Energy Administration (NEA) show the wind curtailment average for the whole country dropped to 8% in 2014, down four percentage points on the preceding year.
CHILE: Wind developers are eyeing opportunities in two large-scale tenders the Chilean government is set to launch.
GERMANY: Enercon plans to have 62GW of onshore wind capacity installed around the world by 2020, compared with 37GW at the end of 2014.
BRAZIL: Brazil has 11 wind farms ready for operation with a combined capacity of 310MW but without grid connection, according to Abeeólica, the Brazilian Wind Energy Association.
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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.