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Windpower Daily 30th September 2014

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Senvion CFO resigns
GERMANY: Senvion's chief financial officer Marcus Wassenberg has resigned from the board and will leave the company.
  Senvion CFO resigns
 
W2E signs new licensee for 3MW machine
GERMANY: German wind turbine engineering consultancy W2E Wind to Energy has signed up Clean Ayr Energy as a new licensee to build its new 3MW turbine.
  W2E signs new licensee for 3MW machine
 
Nordex wins 51MW follow-up Finnish deal
FINLAND: Nordex has been contracted to supply turbines to the 51MW Kuolavaara-Keulakkopaa (Kuke) project for fund manager Impax Asset Management.
  Nordex wins 51MW follow-up Finnish deal
 
Vestas picked for 21MW Swedish project
SWEDEN: Swedish wind developer Eolus has chosen Vestas turbines for a 23.1MW project in the south of the country.
  Vestas picked for 21MW Swedish project
 
Samsung and PNE sign 100MW Ontario PPA
UNITED STATED: Samsung Renewable Energy and Pattern Energy have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) for its 100MW Belle River Wind project in Ontario.
  Samsung and PNE sign 100MW Ontario PPA
 

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Analysis: What is Siemens doing about onshore wind?
GERMANY: Siemens has grown swiftly to become a dominant force in the offshore wind market but has remained silent about its onshore wind performance and ambitions.
  Analysis: What is Siemens doing about onshore wind?
 
Analysis: Coal and nuclear on Google AWC offshore line
UNITED STATES: The first leg of the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC), designed to facilitate a growth in US offshore, could initially transmit electricity generated from coal and nuclear plants.
  Analysis: Coal and nuclear on Google AWC offshore line
 
Question of the week: Do we need vertical-axis turbines?
As horizontal-axis turbines increase in size, some are looking to vertical-axis machines as an offshore solution. Windpower Monthly asked Andrew Scott of the Energy Technologies Institute and Philippe Veyan of EDF Energies Nouvelles whether the technology has a future.
  Question of the week: Do we need vertical-axis turbines?
 
Analysis: Ontario firm on offshore moratorium
CANADA: New studies to examine the noise impacts and decommissioning requirements of offshore wind turbines do not signal a change in current policy prohibiting project development in the Great Lakes, according to the provincial government.
  Analysis: Ontario firm on offshore moratorium
 
Analysis: Doubt over renewables target hits investor confidence
AUSTRALIA: The two recommendations made by a review into Australia's renewable energy target (RET) programme would be disastrous for the country's wind sector, industry professionals claim.
  Analysis: Doubt over renewables target hits investor confidence
 
Question of the Week: The challenge for wind recruitment
This week, Windpower Monthly has spoken to US turbine manufacturer GE, and recruitment consultants Allen and Yorke, and EarthStream to discuss the biggest challenges in recruitment facing the wind industry.
  Question of the Week: The challenge for wind recruitment
 
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