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Centrica nears wind exit with asset sale

Centrica nears wind exit with asset sale

UK: Utility Centrica and its partner has sold its 194MW Lynn & Inner Dowsing offshore wind project and the 26MW Glens of Foundland onshore site to a consortium lead by the Green Investment Bank.

Vattenfall's strong wind year marred by losses elsewhere

Vattenfall's strong wind year marred by losses elsewhere

SWEDEN: Utility Vattenfall's wind division EBITDA increased 22.5% in 2015, while the group recorded a SEK 23 billion (€2.5 billion) operating loss in its financial year due to impairment losses in its lignite, nuclear and coal businesses.

Offshore investment doubles to €13.3bn in Europe

Offshore investment doubles to €13.3bn in Europe

EUROPE: Offshore wind capacity in Europe grew 3GW in 2015 helped by a record €13.3 billion of investments, according to the latest EWEA figures.

Offshore installations key to 2015 record

Offshore installations key to 2015 record

WORLDWIDE: A record 62GW of new wind capacity was added in 2015, according to figures from analysis firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).


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