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GE to supply first US hybrid site

GE to supply first US hybrid site

UNITED STATES: GE Renewable Energy has been awarded the turbine supply contract from Juhl Energy for a wind-solar hybrid project in Minnesota, the nation's first.

Wind-hydro project looks to export power to New England

Wind-hydro project looks to export power to New England

CANADA: Energy company Emera has launched a solicitation for wind and hydro supply to be delivered south to Massachusetts, a plan that will finally test the feasibility of what Canadian wind energy producers have long imagined could be an important new market opportunity.

Over-forecasting prompts call for changes in Miso system

Over-forecasting prompts call for changes in Miso system

UNITED STATES: Wind operators in the US Midwest may have been deliberately over-forecasting their production to increase the compensation they receive from the regional grid operator.

Massive conventional power overcapacity distorts German market

Massive conventional power overcapacity distorts German market

GERMANY: Despite Germany's much-touted switch to renewables, the country still uses fossil-fuel generation to cover peak demand while wind are solar are discounted.


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