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BOLIVIA: Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), France's development agency, has approved a €66 million ($77.7 million) loan to the Bolivian state to finance two wind sites.
ARGENTINA: Approximately 550MW of wind capacity has been made available in the country's latest renewables tender.2 comments
OMAN: Abu Dhabi renewables firm Masdar has awarded a consortium comprising GE and Spain's TSK the contract to engineer, procure and construct (EPC) the 50MW Harweel project, the country's first industrial-scale facility.
ZAMBIA: The United States government will fund a study into the feasibility of a 130MW project in Zambia -- the country's first wind farm.
FRANCE: Engie and EDPR are reportedly seeking to reduce their holdings in the Dieppe Le-Treport and Les Iles d'Yeu et Noirmoutier projects, each 496MW.
GERMANY: Van Oord will build the €1.3 billion Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind project in the German North Sea.
UNITED STATES: Mitsubishi and Allianz have invested approximately $340 million in Enel North America's 300MW Red Dirt wind farm in Oklahoma.
UK: Steel pipe construction firm EEW has been awarded the full contract to supply 174 monopile foundations, after initially winning part of the contract in November 2016.
NORWAY/UK:The first commercial floating wind project is close to reality with the turbines mounted on their foundations in Norway and the tugboats ready for the voyage to Scotland.
GREECE: Global Wind Day on 15 June celebrated the 500GW installed capacity milestone. Much of that is installed on wide open plains. However, sometimes the industry goes to extraordinary lengths to get to the best winds
WORLDWIDE: In recent months, subsidy-free bids have dominated headlines as wind continues to demonstrate its burgeoning competitiveness with fossil-based generation.
WORLDWIDE: Are the negative effects of offshore wind farm construction on the marine environment balanced by the positive effects of boosting marine biodiversity once the foundations are in place? It is all a question of scale.
UK: Bigger turbines and the creation of a local supply chain are raising expectations for the future of offshore wind in the UK. The next step could be looking at export potential.
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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|