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Moventas - expanding in the US and delaying in UK

Moventas - expanding in the US and delaying in UK

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.

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AWEA 2017: Day three - as it happened

AWEA 2017: Day three - as it happened

UNITED STATES: Coverage from the third and final day of the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) Windpower 2017 annual conference and exhibition in Anaheim, California.

AWEA 2017: Grid capacity expansion lagging behind wind growth

AWEA 2017: Grid capacity expansion lagging behind wind growth

UNITED STATES: With wind power development outpacing the expansion of transmission capacity in the US, grid congestion challenges are likely to get worse before they get better.

AWEA 2017: States to lead the way offshore

AWEA 2017: States to lead the way offshore

UNITED STATES: Panelists at a session on building offshore partnerships agreed the Trump administration creates uncertainty and that it is states that will lead the way.

AWEA 2017: Goldwind Americas launches training programme

AWEA 2017: Goldwind Americas launches training programme

UNITED STATES: Goldwind Americas is launching an initiative called Goldwind Works in which it will train fossil fuel workers -- such as coal miners -- to be wind technicians. The training will be free.

AWEA 2017: GE's John Lavelle - 'We're going to play hard'

AWEA 2017: GE's John Lavelle - 'We're going to play hard'

SPONSORED CONTENT: Windpower Monthly spoke to GE Renewable Energy offshore wind CEO John Lavelle.

AWEA 2017: GE Renewable Energy's Pete McCabe

AWEA 2017: GE Renewable Energy's Pete McCabe

SPONSORED CONTENT: GE Renewbale Energy's onshore wind CEO Peter McCabe speaks to Windpower Monthly at the AWEA Windpower 2017 conference in Anaheim.


Analysis

Investors fear 'Trump effect' on global wind energy costs

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.

Over-forecasting prompts call for changes in Miso system

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.

Wind-hydro project looks to export power to New England

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.

Maryland governor unveils green package amid veto override bid

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.

'The first thing we know is that we don't know'

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.

Industry fears for long-term health

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.