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Market Data: Project Activity - October 2015
Market Data: Turbine deals - September 2015
Market Data: Project Activity - September 2015
Market Data: Turbine deals - August 2015
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Market Data: Project Activity - August 2015

WORLDWIDE: For a second month running, global activity on project progress fell with a 35% reduction in August compared to the year high in June, and a 31% fall year-on-year.

Market Data: Turbine deals - July 2015

WORLDWIDE: The total capacity of turbine deals fell 36% in July compared to June, with Europe again taking the largest share. The region's manufacturers also dominated the global market.

Market Data: Project Activity - July 2015

WORLDWIDE: Activity was down globally in July compared with June as the strong start to the year comes to an end.

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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Manufacturers receive stock market boost

WORLDWIDE: Some of the world's biggest turbine manufacturers are limping back to health with a vote of confidence from the stock markets, according Windpower Monthly's Windicator.

Windicator: Capacity Analysis

Although 3GW of new capacity has been added since our last report, there are now signs of a slowdown in the rate of worldwide growth.

Windicator quarterly update: industry share price performance

The wind power industry's miserable start to 2010 continued into the second quarter as a slew of weak earnings figures meant that stocks continued to haemorrhage value.

Massive growth but little impact on global supply

Global wind power capacity will more than treble to 58,000 MW within five years -- and it will increase to 145,000 MW by 2010. The projection for the decade represents an eightfold growth in capacity, but even then wind will only provide 1.78% of the predicted world electric energy output in ten years' time. These are just some of the many conclusions reached by Danish company BTM Consult in its latest World Market Update, the fifth in an annual series on international wind energy development.