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EDF and RES among Ontario bidders

CANADA: Ontario's first competitive renewable energy procurement since cancelling its feed-in tariff programme for large-scale projects in 2013 attracted bids from a strong lineup of leading international and Canadian wind energy developers.

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AWEA Windpower 2015 - Day Two

UNITED STATES: Day two of the annual wind industry gathering featured discussions on the future worth of the PTC, trends in finance and maintenance, and plans from Vestas and Acciona in the US.

Grasp the complexities of maintenance costs

WORLDWIDE: Burgeoning onshore turbine numbers around the world mean an ever-growing market for operations and maintenance work. While economies of scale are seeing some costs come down, multiple factors mean recognising the best service deal can be tricky.

Developers' Guide - Industry rallying after slow year in 2013

WORLDWIDE: The global wind industry took a battering in 2013, with few developers committing to new projects. But the sector now looks to be heading in the right direction, driven by a buoyant China and new growth in the US.

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Leadership passes to a new generation

WORLDWIDE: The third Windpower Monthly Top 30 -- our annual review of key influencers -- reflects the rapid turnover in chief executives of some of the leading turbine manufacturers with Vestas, GE and Siemens all now headed by new and unfamiliar faces.

Case study - Dominion Virginia Power prepares to launch green tariff

Customer demand prompted Dominion Virginia Power (DVP) to set up a trial green energy tariff for large energy customers. Just one of several utilities working on these new tariffs, DVP proposed its voluntary renewables tariff to regulators last December, and a final decision by Virginia State Corporation Commission is expected in September.

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