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DENMARK: The first four monopoles have been installed at Vattenfall's Horns Rev 3 site in the North Sea.
UNITED STATES: The wind farm providing Amazon with its largest power purchase agreement (PPA) to date has been commissioned.
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.
AUSTRALIA: Vestas will supply the turbines for the world's first utility-scale hybrid project comprising wind turbines, solar panels and battery storage.
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.
WORLDWIDE: Global grid-connected wind capacity has passed the 500GW milestone, according to Windpower Intelligence (WPI), the research and data division of Windpower Monthly.
CHINA: Senvion has signed a strategic framework agreement with supplier CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Company for generators for its NES-based 3.XM series.
UK: The world's first floating wind farm has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid.
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.
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.
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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|