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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: A known climate sceptic with close ties to the fossil fuel industry has been appointed by President-elect Donald Trump to lead the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA).
UNITED STATES: Convergent Energy and Power, a US-based energy storage asset developer, has received a strategic investment from Statoil Energy Ventures, a corporate fund set up by Norwegian energy firm Statoil.
UNITED STATES: Global technology firm Google has announced its operations will run on 100% renewable energy from 2017, a year ahead of schedule.
UNITED STATES: Snohomish County Public Utility District (SNOPUD) has installed a 2MW/8MWh vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB), supplied by UniEnergy Technologies, which will be based on an open standards platform.
UNITED STATES: A turbine at Deepwater Wind's 30MW Block Island project has been damaged after part of a drill was left inside.
UNITED STATES: Developer US Wind has issued its plans for a 750MW offshore wind project off the US' east coast, a week after Deepwater Wind.
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.
UNITED STATES: Institutional investors are likely to show the most interest as Terraform Power and Terraform Global, the two yieldcos controlled by bankrupt SunEdison, put themselves up for sale.
UNITED STATES: The US supply chain is a multi-billion dollar industry employing more than 21,000 people. Given the five-year production tax credit (PTC) bubble, the domestic sector is already operating at full tilt, and more production lines and shifts are already being added to existing factories.
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.