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Windpower Daily 30th January 2015

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Gallery: Moventas' new Exceed gearbox in testing
FINLAND: Moventas has moved into the prototype phase in the development of its new Exceed gearbox, and has shared some pictures of the testing process with Windpower Monthly.
  Gallery: Moventas' new Exceed gearbox in testing
 
Analysis: Israel's plans to tap into wind power take shape
ISRAEL: Following years with its capacity stalled at 6MW, wind power in Israel looks set to grow rapidly, with 22MW under construction and a potential 3GW under development.
  Analysis: Israel's plans to tap into wind power take shape
 
EDF-EN commissions first South Africa project
SOUTH AFRICA: EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF-EN) has commissioned the 61.5MW Grassridge project in South Africa, its first in the country.
  EDF-EN commissions first South Africa project
 
Half of Massachusetts block left unleased
UNITED STATES: The Bureau of Ocean Management (BOEM) has announced RES Americas and OffshoreMW as winners of the Massachusetts wind lease auction, but over half the area available failed to attract bids.
  Half of Massachusetts block left unleased
 
Vestas extends 429MW service deal in US
UNITED STATES: Vestas has been handed a ten-year extension to service its turbines at three projects in Washington state by Puget Sound Energy.
  Vestas extends 429MW service deal in US
 
Rio Energy awards 117MW deal to Acciona
BRAZIL: Acciona has won a 117MW deal for 39 AW3000-116 turbines to go to a project cluster in Brazil.
  Rio Energy awards 117MW deal to Acciona
 
Vestas wins 36MW Jamaican contract
JAMAICA: Vestas will install the turbines at a 36.3MW wind project in Jamaica after winning the contract from developer BMR Energy.
  Vestas wins 36MW Jamaican contract
 

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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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