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CANADA: Completion of two offshore wind farms boosted Northland Power's revenue for 2017 by 25%, the Canadian developer said.
NETHERLANDS: Ocean surveyors Fugro recorded a 15.7% decline in its revenue for 2017 -- a year it described as "the fourth of an exceptionally deep downturn in oil and gas services".
CANADA: Newly commissioned and acquired wind farms drove up Canadian developer Innergex's revenue last year.
UNITED STATES: Engie's North American subsidiary has acquired wind and solar developer Infinity Renewables and its 8GW-plus pipeline for an undisclosed sum.
DENMARK: Renewable energy developer European Energy has recorded pre-tax profit of €25.8 million for 2017, an increase of 44% on the previous year.
SPAIN: Iberdrola recorded a 3.7% rise in net profit for 2017, which it said was mostly driven by its renewables and networks businesses.
AUSTRALIA: Investment bank Goldman Sachs will provide Australian developer Infigen with A$525 million ($415 million) debt refinancing.
FRANCE: Utility EDF's renewables division benefited from an increase in power output in 2017, but its operating profit (Ebitda) dropped 12.8% year-on-year.
It might be late coming to the party, and significant challenges remain in supply-chain and marine logistics, but the business case for US offshore wind is now convincing. The sector's short history in the US was peppered with initial setbacks, but the potential is finally starting to turn into a reality.
Another year of sluggish growth, squeezed margins and fierce price competition from natural gas lies in wait for the wind-power industry OEMs in 2018.
WORLDWIDE: The second half 2017 was difficult for many of the major OEMs with a drop off in the Indian market a key factor. Windpower Monthly takes a look at this trend and the other big stories from the second half of 2017.
WORLDWIDE: The first six months of 2017 pick up where 2016 had left off with further activity in the mergers and acquisition field accompanied by significant job cuts. Windpower Monthly takes a look at the biggest stories in the first half of the year
WORLDWIDE: The oil and gas giants are showing some appetite for renewables, with offshore wind looking the most likely beneficiary. But their investments in clean energy still remain minuscule in comparison with their fossil-fuel interests.