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Vestas to supply Saudi Arabia's first wind farm

Vestas to supply Saudi Arabia's first wind farm

Vestas will supply a consortium of EDF Renewables and Masdar with 99 turbines for Saudi Arabia's first utility-scale wind farm.

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AEP targets 1.5GW of Invenergy projects

AEP targets 1.5GW of Invenergy projects

Two American Electric Power (AEP) subsidiaries have selected three Oklahoma wind farms with a combined capacity of nearly 1.5GW they hope to buy from Invenergy.

Vineyard hits snag on cable approvals

Vineyard hits snag on cable approvals

The 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore project off Massachusetts has stumbled after a local authority refused the permit for its export cables.

TPI Composites buys Senvion-owned engineering team

TPI Composites buys Senvion-owned engineering team

US-based blade manufacturer TPI Composites has acquired a team of engineers from Euros Group, which is owned by cash-strapped turbine manufacturer Senvion.

National Grid acquires Geronimo Energy

National Grid acquires Geronimo Energy

Utility National Grid has completed its acquisition of renewables developer Geronimo Energy.

GE to build 12MW Haliade-X in China

GE to build 12MW Haliade-X in China

GE will target China and surrounding markets by setting up a new factory in Guangdong province, where it will manufacture its 12MW Haliade-X turbine.

Colombia reschedules aborted tender

Colombia reschedules aborted tender

Colombia will hold a tender for renewable energy capacity "before the end of October" and is offering longer-duration contracts, after an auction scheduled for February was called off over anti-trust concerns.

Greenko raises $824m for projects and acquisitions

Greenko raises $824m for projects and acquisitions

Indian independent power producer (IPP) Greenko Energy plans to use $824 million in recently raised equity funding to support construction of renewable energy projects integrated with storage and further acquisitions.

Enercon co-managing director Wobben resigns

Enercon co-managing director Wobben resigns

Simon-Hermann Wobben has resigned from his post as co-managing director at Enercon after almost three years in the role.


In Depth

What next for Senvion? A look at the possibilities

Beleaguered turbine manufacturer Senvion is in the midst of a recovery, with the backlog of orders now clearing, freeing up revenue. But with new orders drying up during its self-imposed insolvency proceedings, the company is not out of the woods yet. So what does the future hold for the company? Windpower Monthly takes a look at the options.

The hot and cold markets of 2019 so far

As we reach the mid-point of the year, Windpower Monthly takes a look at which markets are on a hot streak, and which are suffering from a freeze in installations.

WindEconomics: How the UK reaches net-zero emissions by 2050

The UK government's Committee on Climate Change (CCC) mapped out the way for the country to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in a new report.

Vestas orders up 40% in first half of 2019

Following its routine end-of-quarter order intake flurry, Vestas reached over 4.6GW of new turbine orders during the second quarter of 2019. On top of the 3GW it won in Q1, Vestas is flying ahead of its 2018 total.

Wind and solar make case for US ancillary services

The use of renewable energy in providing ancillary grid services has not been discussed in the US in great detail, until now.

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june 2019

Opinion

Danish wind must respond to 'public momentum'

OPINION: Following the merger of two major lobby groups, and ahead of a general election, Denmark's wind industry is in a strong position to continue growing, writes Jan Hylleberg.

Votes required for green agenda

Australians went to the polling booths on 18 May to vote in what was billed as the climate-change election. If that was the case, then the climate lost.

US grid starved of investment

Houston will host this year's American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) conference and exhibition (20-23 May), an appropriate choice given the size and health of the Texan wind energy market.