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Windpower Daily 21st April 2015

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Gamesa wins 220MW deal in Egypt
EGYPT: Gamesa has been awarded a turnkey construction order for a 220MW project in Egypt from NREA (New & Renewable Energy Authority).
  Gamesa wins 220MW deal in Egypt
 
Developers eye major Chile tenders
CHILE: Wind developers are eyeing opportunities in two large-scale tenders the Chilean government is set to launch.
  Developers eye major Chile tenders
 
Analysis: Impsa loses crucial Uruguay deal
URUGUAY: Woes have deepened for Argentina's bankrupt wind turbine manufacturer and developer Impsa following the decision by Uruguayan state utility UTE to cancel its contract for the 65MW Libertador I-III wind development project.
  Analysis: Impsa loses crucial Uruguay deal
 
Offshore project progress - Monday 20 April 2015
EUROPE: Recent updates from EnBW's Baltic 2, Belgium, nearshore projects in Denmark and the UK's 317MW Sheringham Shoal.
  Offshore project progress - Monday 20 April 2015
 
Jan De Nul wins Burbo Bank Extension work
UK: Luxembourg-based Jan De Nul will install cables at Dong Energy's 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project in the Irish Sea.
  Jan De Nul wins Burbo Bank Extension work
 
Senvion wins 14MW deal in UK
UK: Senvion has been handed an order for a 14MW project in UK from RWE Innogy
  Senvion wins 14MW deal in UK
 

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Analysis: Enercon pressures Siemens over wind tech IP case
UK: In 18 months, August 2016 to be exact, Enercon's European "storm control" patent will expire. But that has not stopped the company from heading for a UK court hearing in June to press a charge of alleged infringement by Siemens and its customers.
  Analysis: Enercon pressures Siemens over wind tech IP case
 
Question of the week: What do RWE's cuts mean for the industry?
Windpower Monthly asked experts what RWE's announcement that it will implement dramatic cuts to its renewables spending will mean for the wider wind industry.
  Question of the week: What do RWE's cuts mean for the industry?
 
Question of the Week: Does the media overreact to turbine failure?
WORLDWIDE: Turbines failures are often among the most-read and covered stories on wind power despite their relative rarity, Windpower Monthly asks whether the increased coverage of this is disproportionate.
  Question of the Week: Does the media overreact to turbine failure?
 
Analysis: Cape Wind's crucial fight for existence
UNITED STATES: Cape Wind is on life support, and the next few weeks will be crucial for the 468MW offshore wind project and developer Energy Management Inc (EMI).
  Analysis: Cape Wind's crucial fight for existence
 
On Reflection: Whom should we thank for wind energy's success?
WORLDWIDE: Through careful international collaboration between engineers, researchers and technicians, a set of industry standards has been formulated that will take turbine design and the wind industry into the next generation.
  On Reflection: Whom should we thank for wind energy's success?
 
Analysis: Community support and access key in Chile
CHILE: Winning over local communities and negotiating land access are becoming increasingly important to the development of the new energy capacity in Chile.
  Analysis: Community support and access key in Chile
 
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EC approved German offshore state aid
 

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