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CHINA: Danish manufacturer Vestas has launched its new- V120-2.0/2.2MW turbine in China.
SPAIN: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been forced to downgrade its outlook for 2017 due to a markdown of assets in the US and South Africa.
POLAND: US firm Invenergy has formally notified the government of its intention to seek international arbitration if a dispute over cancelled power purchase agreements is not resolved within six months.
MONGOLIA: The country's second wind site was completed in early October, taking Mongolia's installed wind capacity to 100MW.
GERMANY: Innogy has issued a green bond worth €850 million to refinance four offshore projects in the UK and Germany and one onshore site in the Netherlands.
FRANCE: The inauguration today of Floatgen -- a Vestas 2MW turbine on Ideol's ring-shaped concrete platform -- in the port of St-Nazaire marks a "turning point" for floating wind as the sector prepares to enter commercial deployment, says Ideol CEO Paul de la Guérivière.
GERMANY: Nordex has launched a new 140-metre rotor option for its AW3000 turbine platform.
UK: Developers Statkraft and Airvolution Clean Energy will work together to develop a 300MW onshore project pipeline in Scotland.
AUSTRALIA: Developer BayWa has acquired the business and pipeline of Future Energy, its first investment in the Australian wind sector.
UK: Wind projects on remote Scottish islands have been cleared to apply for support in the next contract for difference (CfD) auction to be held in spring 2019.
INDIA: Renewables developer Mytrah Energy is reviewing an unauthorised $2.4 million loan to its chairman in early September.
MOROCCO: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade manufacturing plant in Tangier, the first such facility in Africa and the Middle East.
UK: The third auction for less established renewable energy sources will be held in spring 2019, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy confirmed today.
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Last updated 11 August 2017
|Project||Country||Capacity||Developer||Turbine||Online year||Date reported|
|Shandianhe II||China||99MW||China Datang Corporation Renewable Power||Vestas V110-2.0MW||2017||11/08/2017|
|Willogoleche||Australia||119MW||Engie||GE Renewable Energy 3.8MW & 3.4MW||2018||07/08/2017|
|Cactus Flats||US||148MW||Southern Power||Vestas V126-3.45MW||2018||03/08/2017|
|Windcatcher||US||2GW||Invenergy||GE Renewable Energy||2020||28/07/2017|
|Espiers||Nordex||18MW||EDF Energies Nouvelles||Nordex N117/3600||2018||26/07/2017|
|Guilleville||Nordex||17.7MW||EDF Energies Nouvelles||Nordex N117/3600, N117/3300||2018||26/07/2017|
|Tizimin||Mexico||75.6MW||Fuerza y Energía Limpia de Tizimín||SGRE G114-2.1MW||2018||24/07/2017|
|Meerhout||Belgium||10.2MW||Engie Electrabel||Senvion 3.4M114||2017||10/05/2017|
|Tolo 1||Indonesia||72MW||Equis Energy||SGRE SWT-3.6-130||2018||21/07/2017|
|Bermejo||Spain||12.6MW||DISA Duna||SGRE G114-2.1MW||2018||19/07/2017|
|Vera de Abote||Spain||10.5MW||DISA Duna||SGRE G114-2.1MW||2018||19/07/2017|