NORWAY: Asset managers Luxcara and MEAG have structured financing for a Norwegian wind farm due to sell power to Facebook.
CANADA: A Canadian pension investment manager and Pattern Energy Group have acquired a 147MW wind farm in Quebec from Pattern's development fund.
CANADA: Recent acquisitions and newly commissioned projects continued to lift developer Innergex's production and revenue in the first half of the year.
GERMANY: Turbine manufacturer Senvion is relying on a busy second half of the year for installations after revenues for the first six months dipped 43.9% year on year.
SOUTH KOREA: Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction (DHIC) will provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services for the country's largest offshore wind farm.
UK: Utilities J-Power and Kansai Electric Power (Kepco) have bought a 41% stake in Innogy's subsidy-backed 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind project for an undisclosed fee.
INDIA: Senvion has won a conditional order for a 250MW wind farm that will sell energy through a power purchase agreement (PPA) awarded in the country's fourth tender round.
JAPAN: A floating demonstration project using an Ideol platform and an Aerodyn turbine has completed construction in the port at Kitakyushu in the south-west of the country.
SPAIN: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has increased the nominal power rating of its 4.2MW platform to 4.5MW.
AUSTRALIA: The Clean Energy Council (CEC) has called on Australian governments to increase the emissions target in the proposed National Energy Guarantee policy, in order for it to be worthwhile.
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Denmark, the country that probably did more than any other to pioneer wind power, plans to slash its onshore fleet by more than half.
Latin America has undergone a renewable-energy revolution over the past few years, doubling its installed capacity between 2007 and 2016. However, if we look just at wind and solar, capacity has actually increased 28-fold over that period.
With the pace of offshore deployment increasing, the supply chain needs to keep pace. Here, vessel supplier Seajack's crewing manager, Ian Robertson, sets out the three major challenges facing the sector.
FRANCE: The French government has passed a law designed to speed up the deployment of offshore wind power projects and issued guidelines to bring clarity for repowering onshore facilities.
INDIA: Since early 2017 India has seen nearly 7.5GW of capacity procured through auctions, but the industry growth looks set to slow down in the face of limited grid access.
GERMANY: The discovery of protected species on a potential or operating site is enough to make the hearts of developers and operators sink, but thanks to better understanding and monitoring of wildlife behaviour, there are measures to help wind projects and nature co-exist.
UK: Realism over the challenges that floating offshore faces was balanced by optimism that they will be overcome as experts gathered at the Windpower Monthly forum.