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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: Iberdrola's US subsidiary has placed a winning bid of $9 million to obtain the development licence for the Kitty Hawk area off North Carolina.
UNITED STATES: Developer Xcel Energy has pledged to support the development of 1.55GW of new wind capacity in four northern US states, as signs of a boom in the US continue.
UNITED STATES: Interest in developing offshore wind off Massachusetts and New York state is escalating, with the Bureau of Ocean Management (BOEM) receiving three unsolicited requests for permits.
UNITED STATES: The expected addition of 35GW of new wind energy in the US to 2020 will drive 248,000 jobs and $85 billion in economic activity, numbers that many industry participants hope will help endear the sector to a famously antagonistic president.
UNITED STATES: Canada's Brookfield Asset Management will take control of SunEdison's two yieldcos, marking the culmination of efforts by the companies to untangle themselves from their bankrupt parent.
UNITED STATES: Authorities in Virginia have approved an up-to-80MW project, in what is set to become the state's first wind site.
UNITED STATES: As the US wind industry races to complete projects before the PTC expires, concerns are growing over looming tax reforms and the threat of border tariffs.
CANADA: Energy company Emera has launched a solicitation for wind and hydro supply to be delivered south to Massachusetts, a plan that will finally test the feasibility of what Canadian wind energy producers have long imagined could be an important new market opportunity.
UNITED STATES: Wind operators in the US Midwest may have been deliberately over-forecasting their production to increase the compensation they receive from the regional grid operator.
UNITED STATES: The governor of Maryland has revealed a package of environmental measures including funding for the renewables sector, but faces criticism from the green lobby over his veto for 2016's clean jobs bill.
UNITED STATES: Vague, if not downright contradictory, policy proposals leave the US wind-power industry unsure of the likely impact of a Donald Trump presidency on American energy generation.
UNITED STATES: Donald Trump's surprise win in the presidential election should have little immediate impact on the country's wind energy market, say industry leaders and market analysts.