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Windpower Daily 23rd October 2014

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Capacity 'could hit 2,000GW by 2030'
WORLDWIDE: Installed wind capacity could jump to more than five times its current level by 2030, a report from the Global Wind Energy Council has found.
  Capacity 'could hit 2,000GW by 2030'
 
Latin America eases Iberdrola losses in Spain
SPAIN: Iberdrola has struck a positive note in its results for the first nine months of the year, pointing to progress with renewables in Latin America as a means to offset losses in Spain.
  Latin America eases Iberdrola losses in Spain
 
IDB grants loan to 49MW Uruguay project
URUGUAY: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has agreed a $42.2 million loan for the construction of a 48.6MW wind project in Uruguay.
  IDB grants loan to 49MW Uruguay project
 
EnBW opens up 156MW to community ownership
GERMANY: EnBW is has introduced an investment scheme under which the public can take stakes in a portfolio of 17 wind farms across Germany.
  EnBW opens up 156MW to community ownership
 

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In-depth

Analysis: Energy Union vice-president selection turmoil
EUROPE: European Commission president-elect Jean-Claude Juncker's decision to make Spanish politician and oil and gas investor Miguel Arias Canete energy commissioner was one of the more controversial appointments to the EC leadership team.
  Analysis: Energy Union vice-president selection turmoil
 
Question of the Week: Will permanent magnet generators replace DFIG?
While some manufacturers are moving away from the traditional geared doubly-fed induction generator (DFIG) machines, most turbines produced worldwide still follow this model.
  Question of the Week: Will permanent magnet generators replace DFIG?
 
Analysis: Mixed messages on the Energiewende
GERMANY: Despite surges in wind business driven by low costs of onshore wind in China and the emerging markets, Germany's conviction in pursuing its Energiewende - the transition to ever stronger reliance on renewable energies - still appears to be playing a lighthouse role for the industry.
  Analysis: Mixed messages on the Energiewende
 
Subsea O&M - Special Report 2014
WORLDWIDE: Windpower Offshore looks at maintenance work below the water required to keep offshore wind farms running efficiently, with a focus on skills and equipment.
  Subsea O&M - Special Report 2014
 
Analysis: What is Siemens doing about onshore wind?
GERMANY: Siemens has grown swiftly to become a dominant force in the offshore wind market but has remained silent about its onshore wind performance and ambitions.
  Analysis: What is Siemens doing about onshore wind?
 
Analysis: Coal and nuclear on Google AWC offshore line
UNITED STATES: The first leg of the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC), designed to facilitate a growth in US offshore, could initially transmit electricity generated from coal and nuclear plants.
  Analysis: Coal and nuclear on Google AWC offshore line
 
Latest News From Windpower Offshore
New Jersey seeks offshore consultant
 
European offshore could reach 25GW by 2020
 
Offshore wind costs dampen ABB earnings
 
Inch Cape set back for DSME
 
Ex-Areva Wind CEO joins Bard owners
 

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