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Windpower Daily 20th April 2014

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Fault with Senvion 6MW forces Nordsee 1 retender
GERMANY: RWE Innogy has been forced to retender for the turbine supply for its Nordsee 1 offshore project in the German North Sea following a technical issue with Senvion turbines it was planning to use.
  Fault with Senvion 6MW forces Nordsee 1 retender
 
Sony to form energy storage JV
Japan/Canada: Sony and Hydro-Québec have agreed to form a joint venture to research and develop a large-scale energy storage system for wind and solar energy.
  Sony to form energy storage JV
 
US to guarantee $4 billion in renewable energy loans
UNITED STATES: The Department of Energy (DoE) has issued a draft $4 billion loan guarantee solicitation for renewable energy and energy efficient projects.
  US to guarantee $4 billion in renewable energy loans
 
Goldwind installs low-wind prototype
CHINA: A prototype of Goldwind's new low-wind 2MW turbine is operating and connected to the grid, the Chinese manufacturer has revealed.
  Goldwind installs low-wind prototype
 
US to Canada wind storage transmission line plans submitted
UNITED STATES: Minnesota Power has submitted plans to regulators to build a 750MW transmission line that will facilitate the storage of energy from wind projects in the US in Canadian hydro projects.
  US to Canada wind storage transmission line plans submitted
 

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Analysis: German renewables law 'could have been worse'
GERMANY: Months of protests accompanied by a stream of suggestions for improvements from the German wind and renewables sector has resulted in a draft renewables law that could have been worse.
  Analysis: German renewables law 'could have been worse'
 
Analysis: Repowering of iconic California cluster in doubt
UNITED STATES: Most of the repowering in the iconic Altamont Pass in northern California will screech to a halt if the production tax credit (PTC) is not reinstated, said Rick Koebbe, president of PowerWorks. The Idaho-based company is repowering about 54MW in the area, the cradle of the utility-scale global wind industry.
  Analysis: Repowering of iconic California cluster in doubt
 
Analysis: XEMC faces uphill battle for US offshore market
UNITED STATES: At first glance, New Jersey's rejection of a plan by Fishermen's Energy to build a 25MW demonstration offshore wind farm is a blow to the efforts of China's XEMC.
  Analysis: XEMC faces uphill battle for US offshore market
 
Analysis: EGP sets criteria for emerging markets
WORLDWIDE: Enel Green Power has expanded its options for growth in emerging markets with the inclusion of six new countries in its latest industrial plan.
  Analysis: EGP sets criteria for emerging markets
 
Controlled response to munitions on the seabed
GERMANY: The discovery of unexploded ordnance on the seabed has caused delays and cost overruns on a number of offshore projects. But if the right precautions and procedures are followed, the problem can be managed.
  Controlled response to munitions on the seabed
 
Latest News From Windpower Offshore
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