CANADA: The province of Alberta should implement key emissions-related policies to realise a potential 5GW of wind resource waiting to be developed, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CANWEA).
DENMARK: In this year's Q1 figures, Vestas announced Q1 revenues of EUR 1.096 billion, a 1% decrease on the same period in 2012. However, for Vestas CEO Ditlev Engel this is far preferable to last year's Q1 announcements of a EUR 162 million loss, a postponement of the development of the V164 8MW offshore turbine and the problems with 376 V90 gearboxes.
UNITED STATES: Anne McEntee comes to her new job as GE's vice president for renewable energy with plenty of career experience, something she will need in abundance if she is to come close to saving GE's position as number one turbine manufacturer.
MEXICO: While uncertainty over subsidies hampers wind development in Europe and North America, the lack of government support in Mexico is actually encouraging international investors to back projects in the country.