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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: Siemens and US-firm AES have formed an electricity storage joint venture named Fluence.
UNITED STATES: Dominion Energy Virginia is continuing the development of its Virgina offshore wind project, but with Dong Energy now acting as a strategic partner and contractor.
UNITED STATES: The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved plans by Xcel Energy to install 700MW of new capacity in the state.
UNITED STATES: Utility Kansas City Power & Light (KCPL) has announced it will close six coal power units at three sites by 2019, while revealing plans to increase its renewable portfolio.
UNITED STATES: The president has announced the US plans to trigger the withdrawal process of the UN COP21 Paris climate change agreement, and renegotiate its contribution to the deal.
UNITED STATES: The US president has said he will make a decision on the exiting the COP21 Paris Climate Change agreement soon.
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.
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.
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: 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.