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Construction begins at Horns Rev 3

Construction begins at Horns Rev 3

DENMARK: The first four monopoles have been installed at Vattenfall's Horns Rev 3 site in the North Sea.

Amazon Texas project goes online

Amazon Texas project goes online

UNITED STATES: The wind farm providing Amazon with its largest power purchase agreement (PPA) to date has been commissioned.

Forestry firm seeks 1GW pipeline in Ireland

Forestry firm seeks 1GW pipeline in Ireland

IRELAND: Forestry firm Coillte is exploring a range of partnership and joint venture models to enable it to develop more than 1GW of wind farms.

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Vestas turbines to be used at world-first hybrid project

AUSTRALIA: Vestas will supply the turbines for the world's first utility-scale hybrid project comprising wind turbines, solar panels and battery storage.

US grant for 100MW site off Vietnam

VIETNAM: The United States' Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to a Vietnamese power engineering company to support development of a 100MW offshore project.

Connected global capacity tops 500GW, says WPI

WORLDWIDE: Global grid-connected wind capacity has passed the 500GW milestone, according to Windpower Intelligence (WPI), the research and data division of Windpower Monthly.

Senvion signs generator framework deal in China

CHINA: Senvion has signed a strategic framework agreement with supplier CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Company for generators for its NES-based 3.XM series.

Hywind floating project starts production

UK: The world's first floating wind farm has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid.

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East meets west in Scandinavia

SWEDEN: Unlike its neighbour Denmark, Sweden is not often considered one of the boundary pushers of the wind industry, but with the completion of its latest, and largest project, it has broken new ground.

Shipping out to Scotland

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.

Island Life

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

Viewpoint: Keep an open mind to get the most out of real sites

WORLDWIDE: In recent months, subsidy-free bids have dominated headlines as wind continues to demonstrate its burgeoning competitiveness with fossil-based generation.

Foundations for life

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.

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Last updated 11 August 2017

ProjectCountryCapacityDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate 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
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