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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: Local utility Ameren is planning to add at least 700MW of wind power in Missouri and its neighbouring states by 2020, it announced today.
UNITED STATES: General Motors (GM) is buying 200MW of output from two wind projects to power its manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Indiana.
UNITED STATES: Invenergy and EDF Renewable Energy have signed virtual power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 245MW with the corporation behind Andrex, Huggies and Kleenex.
UNITED STATES: Regulators have approved the design for the University of Maine's floating offshore wind platform demonstration.
UNITED STATES: The renewables arm of Italy's biggest utility company Enel will provide drinks conglomerate Anheuser-Busch with 51% of the power generated from its 298MW Thunder Ranch project in Oklahoma.
UNITED STATES: GE Renewable Energy has burst onto the 4MW onshore turbine market unveiling a 4.8MW machine, with a 158-metre rotor, one of the largest offered by any manufacturer.
UNITED STATES: Variable renewable resources are not a reliability risk for America's electricity grid, according to a leaked preliminary draft of a closely watched report for the US Department of Energy (DOE).
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: 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.
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: 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.