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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: Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin has signed legislation to end the state's $0.005/kWh tax credit for wind.
UNITED STATES: Massachusetts has issued its much-anticipated request for proposals (RFP) for 9.45GWh a year of clean energy.
UNITED STATES: Lincoln Clean Energy has reached financial close on the 250MW Willow Springs wind farm in Haskell County, Texas.
UNITED STATES: PacifiCorp has revealed that it will seek to build, or buy power from, 1.1GW of new wind power by 2020, mostly in Wyoming.
UNITED STATES: Convenience store owner 7-Eleven has joined the ranks of corporate buyers of wind energy.
UNITED STATES: President Trump signed the executive order to review his predecessor's Clean Power Plan (CPP) on 28 March, but has yet to decide whether to withdraw the US from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
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.
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: 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.