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UK training college will address skills shortfall

UK training college will address skills shortfall

UK: The precise location has yet to be chosen and details of the courses that will be offered remain sketchy, but the UK's first national college for wind energy is scheduled to open its doors to students in autumn 2016.

Remote mines add wind

Remote mines add wind

WORLDWIDE: More mining companies are recognising the benefits of using wind power in remote locations to cut diesel fuel bills and ensure secure supply.

Presidential support escalates wind boom in Chile

Presidential support escalates wind boom in Chile

CHILE: When Michelle Bachelet took office as president of Chile in 2014 she promised to place energy at the top of Chile's political agenda and to prise open a space for renewables.

Analysis: Vestas local sourcing glitch helps Gamesa

Analysis: Vestas local sourcing glitch helps Gamesa

BRAZIL: Vestas' efforts to build a leading position in the Brazilian market suffered a blow last month when it lost a 220MW deal to Gamesa.


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Special Report: Latin America

Latin America pipeline to 2025

Special Reports

Latin America - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has created a special report looking at the growth of wind power in Latin America and the challenges that need to be overcome if this is to continue.

Global Developer Guide 2012 - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines over 400GW of future wind energy projects across the globe in its latest special report.

Onshore Operations and Maintenance - Special Report

Windpower Monthly has produced a report examining how a good O&M strategy can keep onshore turbines running and cutting the cost of energy.

Market Status Reports

Brazil - Project and production activity set to spiral

BRAZIL: Brazil added more than 40% of new capacity in 2011 and investors have the appetite for more in 2012.

Latin America - Legislative delays stall nascent markets

LATIN AMERICA, EXCLUDING BRAZIL: Wind activity outside of Brazil is poised to grow. Mexico should see installed capacity increase this year, but elsewhere, legislative issues are holding up projects.

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