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UK: The first of 56 Siemens SWT-6.0-154 turbines has been installed at the 332MW Galloper project off England's south-east coast.
UK: Dong Energy's 258MW Burbo Bank Extension, the first offshore project to deploy the MHI Vestas V164-8.0MW turbine, is being officially inaugurated today, 17 May, at a ceremony in Liverpool.
SCOTLAND: A court has backed the Scottish government's decision to back the 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project.
UK: Supermarket giant Tesco is aiming to become 100% powered by renewable energy by 2030, starting by powering its UK operations entirely with green power from this year.
UK: The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has laid out its policy recommendations from the industry, ahead of the UK general election next month.
UK: The UK should seek to remain a member of the EU's internal energy market to ensure secure, clean and affordable energy, the energy department watchdog committee has argued.
EUROPE: Co-locating ground-mounted solar projects at wind farms looks like the perfect match.
EUROPE: The battle between Siemens and MHI-Vestas (MV) for supremacy in the offshore market is intensifying as both firms took preferred supplier status with major orders.
UK: Amber Rudd has been named the new secretary of state for energy and climate change following the election victory for the Conservative Party. However, the result could set back to development of onshore wind in England.
UK: A Freedom of Information request to the UK government by Windpower Monthly over Green Port Hull negotiations has lifted the lid on difficult talks with Siemens.
UK: In 18 months, August 2016 to be exact, Enercon's European "storm control" patent will expire. But that has not stopped the company from heading for a UK court hearing in June to press a charge of alleged infringement by Siemens and its customers.
EUROPE: Strong winds in Germany on 16 February 2014 led to plummeting wholesale electricity spot market prices on the German/French spot electricity exchange, giving just EUR 14.5-17.9/MWh for the German region and EUR 20.0-20.7/MWh for France.