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Market Data: Turbine deals -- December 2015
Market Data: Project Activity - December 2015
Market Data: Turbine deals - November 2015
Market Data: Project Activity - November 2015
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Market Data: Turbine deals - October 2015

WORLDWIDE: Global turbine orders continued at a pace, outstripping other project activities with almost 2.2GW of new deals in the month.

Market Data: Project Activity - October 2015

WORLDWIDE: October's global project activity remains low compared to October 2014, despite projections of record annual capacity additions by the year end.

Market Data: Turbine deals - September 2015

WORLDWIDE: The total capacity of global turbine deals in September has rebounded to 1.1GW after a disappointing August, which saw totals fall to under a 1GW for the first time this year.

Market Data: Project Activity - September 2015

WORLDWIDE: Global project activity recovered in September compared to the year's low of August, with all regions except Latin America seeing an upturn in operations.

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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.