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Analysis: Mega-projects, the big hope of US wind

Analysis: Mega-projects, the big hope of US wind

UNITED STATES: Mega-projects of 1GW may be the ultimate goal for America's wind sector, given that sizeable offshore developments are moving further into the future due to high cost of energy and lack of local experience.

Texas finds wind security in hedges

Texas finds wind security in hedges

UNITED STATES: Financing a wind project through financial hedges is not for the faint of heart, but developers are being forced to turn in this direction as the supply of power purchase agreements dries up, and their prices fall. The wind market in Texas is leading the way.

King coal still reigns in the US

King coal still reigns in the US

UNITED STATES: Renewables in general and wind power in particular are taking a growing share of America's electricity generation, but over two-thirds is still provided by fossil fuels. Coal's share is dropping, but it remains the biggest source by a comfortable margin.

Pattern Energy profile: Our plan is to be the most profitable

Pattern Energy profile: Our plan is to be the most profitable

UNITED STATES: Mike Garland, who becomes chairman of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) this month, heads an unusually innovative Californian wind company -- Pattern Energy.


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United States - Emerging from bust cycle once more

UNITED STATES: The US's prospects for 2014 look good. The wind market is back in the growth phase of its rollercoaster response to decades of federal policy uncertainty.

Special reports

US wind industry - Special Report

US wind industry - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines the major issues dominating the US wind market

Operations & Maintenance - Special Report 2013

Operations & Maintenance - Special Report 2013

Windpower Offshore looks at operations and maintenance strategies that can help cut the cost of offshore wind energy as the sector continues to grow.

Latin America - Special Report 2013

Latin America - Special Report 2013

Windpower Monthly looks at the continuing growth of wind power in Latin America as more countries prepare to build substantial capacity.

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