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Interconnectors eligible for UK capacity market auction

Interconnectors eligible for UK capacity market auction

UK: Operators of interconnection cables will be eligible to be entered in the 2015 capacity market auction, giving the UK greater access to wind and other renewable energy sources.

Illinois clears 3.5GW wind transmission link

Illinois clears 3.5GW wind transmission link

UNITED STATES: The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved plans to build a 3.5GW transmission line to carry wind energy from Iowa to Chicago.

Grid is key to selling wind's benefits

The US and China may be the biggest generators of wind power, but they are also the two worst polluters. It is this fact that has enabled other countries resisting the drive towards renewables to argue that there is no point in reducing their carbon emissions.

Costs force ABB to abandon offshore converter work

Costs force ABB to abandon offshore converter work

SWITZERLAND: ABB has announced plans to stop constructing offshore platforms, as part of a new business model for the company.


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