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Nextera will double investment in wind and solar

UNITED STATES: Plans for Nextera Energy's investment in wind, solar and storage highlight developer and utility's belief in strength of renewables business.

Opening out storage for the whole network

WORLDWIDE: As predictions for storage aimed at renewable-energy integration grow to over 60 times the current market, investigations reveal that an efficient solution may be to make it available to all energies.

Onshore wind looks to the grand scale

WORLDWIDE: Onshore wind is taking a leaf from the offshore book, planning projects that are measured in hundreds rather than tens of megawatts. China and the US are at the forefront of the shift to utility-scale developments, but are by no means alone.

Four killed in turbine plane strike

UNITED STATES: Four people have been killed after their plane struck a GE turbine in South Dakota, US, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has reported.


Analysis: Repowering of iconic California cluster in doubt

UNITED STATES: Most of the repowering in the iconic Altamont Pass in northern California will screech to a halt if the production tax credit (PTC) is not reinstated, said Rick Koebbe, president of PowerWorks. The Idaho-based company is repowering about 54MW in the area, the cradle of the utility-scale global wind industry.

Canada - This could be the best year yet for wind

CANADA: Canada could have its best year ever in 2014 as projects contracted under Ontario's now-defunct feed-in tariff (FIT) programme finally hit their stride.

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