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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: Fifty conservation groups, elected officials, and local businesses have written to the Governor of North Carolina, urging him to ramp up efforts to capture the state's "immense" offshore wind resources.
UNITED STATES: Developer One Energy has awarded Goldwind's US subsidiary a 60MW framework deal to supply turbines to a range of customers.
UNITED STATES: Developer Pattern Energy has reported an adjusted Ebitda of $91.9 million for the second quarter of 2017, a 17% increase compared to last year.
UNITED STATES: PacifiCorp has asked the Idaho Public Utilities Commission for permission to repower over 1GW of projects.
UNITED STATES: Vestas has won a 43-turbine order from Southern Power for the 148MW Cactus Flats project in Texas.
UNITED STATES: GE Renewable Energy has filed a patent dispute in California against Vestas, over zero voltage ride through (ZVRT) technology.
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.
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: 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.