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Windpower Daily 30th October 2014

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Fukushima floating turbine installation delayed
JAPAN: The consortium developing the Fukushima floating offshore turbine has said installation work has been delayed until February, two months later than planned.
  Fukushima floating turbine installation delayed
 
Lagerwey Wind wins first mass turbine order
FINLAND: Dutch turbine manufacturer Lagerwey Wind has revealed it is installing turbines on two wind projects in Finland with a total capacity of 27.5MW.
  Lagerwey Wind wins first mass turbine order
 
Gamesa signs 172MW India deals
INDIA: Gamesa has signed contracts to supply turbines to five wind projects in India with a combined capacity of 172MW.
  Gamesa signs 172MW India deals
 
Siemens secures two Canada deals
CANADA: Siemens has received orders worth a combined 315MW, from a Samsung-led consortium and Suncor Energy, to be installed at two projects in Ontario.
  Siemens secures two Canada deals
 

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Question of the Week: Can Chinese manufacturers break into Europe and the US?
Following Chinese manufacturer CSIC's announcement it is targeting the European market with an offshore turbine, Windpower Monthly asked how Chinese manufacturers can break into the European and American markets.
  Question of the Week: Can Chinese manufacturers break into Europe and the US?
 
Analysis: Norway lags following Swedish pact
NORWAY: The 2012 pact between Norway and Sweden to jointly develop renewable energy projects was intended to spur the development of an estimated 6GW of wind capacity across both countries.
  Analysis: Norway lags following Swedish pact
 
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
 
Latest News From Windpower Offshore
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Fukushima floating turbine installation delayed
 
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Aibel cuts 300 staff in Norway
 
Ballast Nedam sells offshore unit
 

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