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Windpower Daily 03rd August 2015

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Centrica to divest wind assets
UK: UK utility Centrica will sell off its interests in all its wind assets and exit the wind sector a year after announcing a halt to offshore investment.
  Centrica to divest wind assets
 
Analysis: Regulatory changes present two very different challenges in Germany
GERMANY: As the government speeds towards auctions for wind support, the industry is concerned what will happen to small onshore projects and whether offshore developments will receive a fair share.
  Analysis: Regulatory changes present two very different challenges in Germany
 
Gallery: Sandbank construction begins
GERMANY: The first foundations were shipped to Vattenfall's 288MW Sandbank site in June, ahead of the start of the monopiles being installed earlier this month.
  Gallery: Sandbank construction begins
 
Record 2.3GW installed offshore in H1 but Germany onshore falters
EUROPE: European offshore installations reached a record amount in the first six months of 2015, as 2.3GW was put in the water, but German onshore additions fall.
  Record 2.3GW installed offshore in H1 but Germany onshore falters
 
Ukraine investment unaffected by tariff cut
UKRAINE: The parliament's decision for a temporary reduction of the green tariff earlier this year has not affected wind power investment.
  Ukraine investment unaffected by tariff cut
 

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In-depth

Mainstream looks to south for growth
WORLDWIDE: If you are a wind developer, there is one place should you be doing business at the moment, according to wind veteran and Mainstream Renewable Power CEO Eddie O'Connor.
  Mainstream looks to south for growth
 
Cross-border versus local -- Germany wants it both ways
GERMANY: Germany is fronting an energy policy initiative to increase cooperation across Europe, but some of its own states have other plans.
  Cross-border versus local -- Germany wants it both ways
 
Analysis: Major deals set challenge for top offshore supplier status
EUROPE: The battle between Siemens and MHI-Vestas (MV) for supremacy in the offshore market is intensifying as both firms took preferred supplier status with major orders.
  Analysis: Major deals set challenge for top offshore supplier status
 
GE puts the case for 'digital wind farm'
IN-DEPTH: GE believes its Digital Windfarm collection of products can boost a project's annual energy production (AEP) by up to 20%.
  GE puts the case for 'digital wind farm'
 
Offshore incident reporting increased by 55%
EUROPE: A health and safety incident report by the G9 offshore group shows the number of reported incidents last year increased 55% compared to 2013.
  Offshore incident reporting increased by 55%
 
Analysis: Siemens' profits fall as Vestas gains onshore
EUROPE: Siemens and Vestas have announced contrasting fortunes in the second quarter, with one boasting a record order book and the other a €41 million loss. Siemens' reported loss may come as a surprise given that it was labelled the world's biggest manufacturer in 2014 by Make Consulting.
  Analysis: Siemens' profits fall as Vestas gains onshore
 
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