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UK: Moventas has said that its proposed expansion in the UK, including the construction of a factory, will be put on hold until the offshore market in the country recovers, but said is looking to expand in the US.
UNITED STATES: Illinois-based inspection and certification firm UL has acquired renewable energy consultants AWS Truepower for an undisclosed sum.
UNITED STATES: Vestas has announced the first confirmed order for MidAmerican Energy's 2GW Wind XI project cluster in Iowa.
UNITED STATES: Dominion Virginia Power has shelved its 12MW offshore VOWTAP demonstration project, as well as longer term plans to develop as much as 2GW off the Virginia coast.
UNITED STATES: Online retailer Amazon has agreed to buy 90% of the power from the 253MW Lincoln Clean Energy project in Texas, southern US.
UNITED STATES: Block Island developer Deepwater Wind and Danish firm Dong Energy are part of a new group of companies advocating the potential for offshore wind in New York state.
UNITED STATES: The US government departments of energy (DOE) and interior (DOI) have jointly published a report that envisages 86GW of offshore wind in the US by 2050.
UNITED STATES: Pattern Energy's recent public offering of stock is a sign of recovery in the battered US yieldco market, although the sector still has some distance to go before it convinces investors of its long-term sustainability.
UNITED STATES: A well-proven, competitively priced turbine and a strategic service agreement gave Vestas the edge over its rivals to win a 2GW deal with MidAmerican.
UNITED STATES: A multi-brand service model is taking off in the operations and maintenance (O&M) market.
UNITED STATES: Investors in five phases of the giant 1.55GW Alta Wind project in southern California's Mojave Desert are embroiled in multi-million-dollar lawsuits with the federal government over grants they received.
UNITED STATES: The growth-driven yieldco model is on the wane in the US, creating opportunities for smaller utilities to invest in operating renewables and reduce their carbon emissions.
UNITED STATES: The US wind industry's hard-won five-year extension of federal support creates a stable platform for strong growth and investment in research investment to cut costs.