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Negative prices unmask limitations of the market

Negative prices unmask limitations of the market

GERMANY: One Sunday in May revealed some very different ways of dealing with wind generation among Germany's energy traders when faced with extremely low prices.

WindTech: Gamesa goes offgrid with hybrid system

WindTech: Gamesa goes offgrid with hybrid system

SPAIN: A new wind-solar-storage system aims to provide reliable and competitively priced grid-independent power.

Auction rules threaten to stifle wind innovation

Auction rules threaten to stifle wind innovation

GERMANY: The German government's insistence that renewable-energy projects must deliver all their electricity into the wholesale market to qualify for support risks cutting off some of the more innovative uses of wind power currently under development.

Nestlé buys into Scottish wind

Nestlé buys into Scottish wind

UK: Food giant Nestlé has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with developer Community Windpower to buy electricity from a new nine-turbine wind farm in south-west Scotland.


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